Antonio Pedro De Olivera Alves was sentenced to 11 years in prison in his absence after he fled the UK in 2013.Read the full story ›
A hundred Syrian refugees are to be welcomed into Peterborough between now and 2020.
The city council has agreed to resettle five families a year for the next five years as part of a wider government pledge to accept 20,000 people forced from their homes.
The first groups - usually made up of two adults and two children - will arrive in Peterborough this autumn.
"The government has confirmed that we will receive appropriate levels of funding for these families. That means that we can be sure that we're offering them the help that they need and over the next few months we will be making appropriate arrangements to prepare for their arrival.
"This city has a long and proud history of welcoming those that need our help and we will be working with groups from across our community that have already offered their assistance."
A teenager from Solihull has died in Turkey whilst swimming on holiday with friends.Read the full story ›
An Iraqi man suspected of heading a criminal network that allegedly smuggled hundreds of migrants into the UK has been arrested in Derby.Read the full story ›
The 37-year-old was helping authorities in the country track the criminals when his aircraft was fired upon in January.Read the full story ›
A police chief has admitted his force were wrong to try to keep the identity of a Polish sex offender secret.Read the full story ›
The two men are accused of meeting with Mohamed Abrini and giving him money.Read the full story ›
A man from Nottinghamshire who has been missing for almost a month in Benidorm has been found dead, the Foreign Office has confirmed.
Spanish and UK authorities had been working together to try to find John Elkington, 45, who has lived in Hucknall and Bleasby.
In a statement, a spokesperson for the Foreign Office said:
We are providing support to the family of a British national who has sadly died in Benidorm, Spain.
The body of Harry Greaves from Oswestry has been recovered by rescuers in the Peruvian Andes.Read the full story ›
The family of Harry Greaves who is from Shropshire have confirmed that he has been found dead.Read the full story ›