A boy of only 15 has been knifed to death in Hackney - one of three stabbings in Lawless London overnight.
1194King Richard I gave Portsmouth its first Royal Charter. The date that such a charter was granted is considered to be when a city was founded.
THERESA May’s Cabinet is facing fresh splits amid reports the Government is seriously considering a customs union deal with Labour to get a Brexit agreement through Parliament.
A vulnerable child living at a children’s home in Huddersfield was “deliberately targeted” for years of sexual abuse by Mohammed Akram and Usman Khalid, a jury has been told.
May Day - originally a Roman festival which began on 28th April and lasted several days to mark the commencement of summer. In England, middle and lower classes would gather flowers - ‘go a maying’ - and the prettiest village maid was crowned Queen of the May, celebrated with dancing around the maypole.
According to a large Express.co.uk poll, voters want Brexit talks between Theresa May’s Government and the Labour Party to end as soon as possible.
The killer of Lee Rigby, Michael Adebowale, has reportedly requested that he serve the remainder of his 45-year minimum term in a Nigerian prison.
1513Edmund de la Pole, Yorkist pretender to the English throne, was executed on the orders of Henry VIII.
Britain pre-eminent conservative philosopher, Sir Roger Scruton, has said he is “not very impressed” by the way the Conservative Party hastily sacked him from an unpaid advisory post after the left-wing New Statesman published misleading extracts of an interview with him.