ARSON is on the rise in parts of north Swindon.
THE fire that ripped through the yard of a metal recycling depot on Gipsy Lane in the early hours of Saturday morning is not thought to have been started deliberately.
Five people are in hospital after being hit by chunks of burning wood in Villepinte.
Police say an officer fired in self-defence during a raid because the victim wounded an officer with a “bladed weapon”.
A staff member was held hostage at the branch in Bristol Road South, Birmingham, on Friday.
POLICE are appealing for two men who helped alert the fire service to an incident of arson to get in touch.
VOLUNTEERS at Swindon and Cricklade Railway are in despair after vandals targeted their rolling stock yet again.
A depraved cocaine user who strangled a widowed foster mother in her home was guilty of a "savage act" and must serve at least 33 years in jail, a judge has said.
Police officers were called to schools to deal with reported arson attacks almost 3,000 times in the past two years, according to new figures released by the Tories.