The estimated number of crimes has fallen nine percent since last year, taking the figure to its lowest level since the Crime Survey for England and Wales began in 1981, the Office for National Statistics said.
More top news
Britain has claimed victory over Germany in a special football match marking 100 years since the near-legendary WWI Christmas truce match.
A new medication derived from cannabis could help reduce seizures in children with severe epilepsy - and is now being trialled in the UK.
Some hand-written notes in an ancient manuscript turned out to be the oldest piece of music for more than one voice ever discovered.