A “Walter Mitty-like” man who threatened to behead a UKIP election candidate in Newcastle is handed a community order.
A primary school head teacher who went on a cycling holiday in Brazil during term time is suspended by governors.
The family of a man who never recovered from being shot more than 13 years ago make a fresh appeal for witnesses.
Bonfire Night incidents and blazes in London are at the lowest level ever recorded, according to new figures.
Police uncovering a cannabis factory in Essex also discover 24 live snakes, a bull frog and a reptile.