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Radcliffe brings down curtain on glittering career

Radcliffe holds the fastest three marathon times for any woman in history Credit: PA

Paula Radcliffe, who trained at Loughborough University, has won the London Marathon three times before and still holds the current world record of 2:15:25.

Today to cheering crowds, she crossed the line in two hours, thirty-six minutes and fifty-five seconds, and as you'd imagine afterwards was a little emotional.



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Radcliffe thanks crowd for London Marathon support

Paula Radcliffe has tweeted her thanks to the crowd who supported her during her last London Marathon.

She added that her memories "will last a lifetime and beyond".

Police appeal for information on wanted Nottingham man

Scott's last known address was at Wordsworth Road, Arnold Credit: Nottinghamshire Police

Nottinghamshire Police are appealing for information on the whereabouts of 40-year-old Justin Scott, who is wanted in connection with two assaults and an incident of criminal damage.

Scott is white, around 5ft 8ins tall and of stocky build. He has a number of tattoos, including a ‘full sleeve’ tattoo on his left arm and the words Nottingham Forest and Justin tattooed on his right arm.

Hundreds gather in Birmingham for Vaisakhi procession

Hundreds of Sikhs took to the streets in Birmingham today to celebrate the festival of Vaisakhi.

The procession started at the Ramgarhia Temple Credit: Sikh Press Association

Revellers gathered at the Ramgarhia Sikh Temple in the city's Jewellery Quarter before setting off on a procession.

We asked some attendees why the festival is so important to them.

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