Armed 69-year-old ‘antifascist’ shot dead after firebombing immigration centre
Van Spronsen was described locally as a committed anarchist and antifascist
The Left Behind: What makes young people join the far right?
A new BBC Three drama tells the story of a disenfranchised young man drawn to the far right. But what attracts people to extreme ideology?
‘I used to be an incel’
In the darkest corners of the internet, a subculture associated with hating women and mass killings is growing. One man tells how he almost got sucked in
Parent demos against LGBT lessons sweep the country
Nationwide protests by parents against new relationships and sex-education lessons are planned for September, and head teachers across England are bracing themselves for angry scenes. About 70 state schools are pleading for help to deal with demands from parents that they drop the lessons, which include information about LGBT sex and relationships.
Hunt for serial sex fiend prowling east London over rape of two women and attacks on two others
The attacker has struck four times in the early hours of the morning in east London and detectives have now released video footage of a man in connection with the attacks
Alan Turing, the second world war codebreaker, has been chosen as the new face of the £50 note as the Bank of England celebrates Britain’s scientific achievements
Mark Carney, BoE governor, announced the news at the Science and Industry Museum in Manchester. The museum houses the first computer to run a stored program, which was designed by Turing when he worked at Manchester university
Man wearing gimp suit terrorises villagers in Somerset
Police in Claverham say it is clear the suspect is deliberately attempting to 'cause alarm' to the people he is approaching
Anglican Church of Canada votes against same-sex marriage
'There's a lot of grief right now among the delegates,' says church's communication director
The ghost of a masturbating ape haunts the hallways of a grand country estate in Dorset
Titillated tourists can often hear the saucy spectre laughing while masturbating in Athelhampton Hall in Dorset, near Dorchester
BBC Three - Extinction Rebellion: Last Chance to Save the World?
Reporter Ben Zand gains access to the climate activism movement Extinction Rebellion
Extinction Rebellion protests block traffic in five UK cities
Group brings boats with slogan ‘Act Now’ to London, Cardiff, Leeds, Bristol and Glasgow
Extinction Rebellion climate activists use boat to form road block in Glasgow city centre
Climate crisis activists are blocking a major intersection in Glasgow city centre this morning, using a large boat to demand Government action on climate change
Climate protester arrested for cycling on RNAS Yeovilton runway
An environmental protester was arrested after cycling on to a naval airbase runway to highlight an "immoral celebration of military might"