Liverpool win legal battle over New Balance deal

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Nike said sports stars like Serena Williams could promote Liverpool products Giving his ruling in London, Mr Justice Teare ruled in Liverpool’s favour, finding that “the New Balance offer on marketing was less favourable to Liverpool FC than the Nike offer”. Image copyright Getty Images Image caption New Balance […]

Taxi driver guilty of murdering ex-partner

By the time of her disappearance, on 9 October 2018, their relationship was marked by “tensions and problems” and he decided to take drastic action when she looked to buy him out of the house where they both lived, despite having separated in 2014. Image copyright Kent Police Image caption Lacomba’s car was seen driving […]

Police hunt brothers over 39 lorry deaths

Image caption Pham Thi Tra My and Nguyen Dinh Luong’s families are concerned they may be among the victims Police initially believed the 31 men and eight women discovered dead in the refrigerated container in the early hours of Wednesday morning were Chinese. But a number of Vietnamese families have come forward fearing their loved […]

‘More than 3,000 bus services cut in past decade’

The group said national government spending on bus services had fallen by £234m, in real terms, over the past decade. Meanwhile, spending by local authorities was £163m lower. “Reductions in funding to support bus services has consequences,” the campaign group’s boss, Darren Shirley, said. “It leads to isolation and social exclusion and hinders access to […]

London Bridge makes Riba Stirling Prize shortlist

The nominated buildings, he said, “could hardly be more diverse” yet had “ground-breaking innovation, extraordinary creativity and the highest quality materials” in common. Previous winners of the prize – first presented in 1996 – include Liverpool’s Everyman Theatre, Hastings Pier and the Scottish Parliament building in Edinburgh. Image copyright Ricky Jones Built almost entirely from […]

‘We camped in our cars to buy a house’

Image copyright Suffolk Record Office Image caption The buyers put down a £50 deposit to secure their home Estate agents at the time said there was a shortage of houses nationally due to the post-war baby boom, while locally there was a lack of affordable properties for those willing to commute from Suffolk to London. […]