The amount paid by households towards the cost of policing looks set to rise by up to five per cent this year as the Government faces a potential show down with its flagship Police and Crime Commissioners (PCCs) who are demanding above inflation increases in council tax to combat swingeing budget cuts.
… and the Met Office warns there is still more rain to come
Cold snap to give way to heavy rain and gale force winds on Friday
A member of the public was believed to have rung the police who felt that no further action was required
Firemen were able to free the man from the object, but he did require medical assistance from paramedics
Fiona Stewart has been able to secure major headline acts without being able to offer the huge fees which they can command at other events
Police are pursuing new leads in the Ian Watkins child sex abuse case after a flurry of calls triggered by an appeal for unknown victims to come forward.
The 24-year-old has over 160,000 followers on Twitter
HSE issues order after three Army reservists died in Brecon Beacons in July 2013 after demanding SAS selection exercise
Michael Laudrup admitted he felt sorry for his players after seeing Swansea again suffer the agony of conceding a stoppage-time equaliser as they drew 1-1 with 10-man Kuban Krasnodar in the Europa League.
Parts of forest, near Newport, infected by Phytophthora ramorum
Anthony Perrett and Frank Hewetson among 30 people taken in to custody after Arctic oil rig protest
Responses follow The Independent's disclosure that 40 schools had published policy statements echoing language of notorious legislation
Joking with the press is a sign Manchester United striker may be nearer making up than breaking away
Growth in curfew orders as funding gives forces incentive to bring civil cases
Clinical psychologist suggests singer receive anti-psychotic medication and be moved from prison to a psychiatric hospital