Bill Longmore

Watchdog warning on losing bobbies

A police watchdog today raised “growing concerns” that bobbies are being taken off the beat, as it warned some forces may struggle to cope with major crimes such as rioting or multiple murders in the next few years.


more stories

AFC Telford United 1 Wolves 1


Wolves’ ‘Bomb Squad’ put themselves in the shop window at AFC Telford United tonight - but it was Godfrey Poku who caught the eye for the Bucks.

Editor's Picks

more stories

Most Commented

Star Witness

more stories


more stories

Labour considers sport betting levy

Labour is also considering how to push Premier League football clubs to contribute more to developing the grassroots game

A levy on all sports betting could be used to pay for community facilities and treat gambling addiction under plans being examined by Labour.

Wall Street S&P 500 in record high

Global stocks mostly rose on Wall Street bolstered by solid US earnings and home sales (AP)

The US stock market eked out a record high yesterday, as investors weighed positive earnings from the technology industry against disappointing news from Boeing and other companies.

UK News

more stories

UK Sport

more stories


more stories

Letter: Owen did his utmost

Environment Secretary Owen Paterson

One day our grandchildren will ask how anyone in their right mind could stand in the way of a reduction in numbers of a pest which causes more than 25,000 cattle to be slaughtered each year.


more stories

Star Comment: On their marks in pool talks

There is still over a week to go before councillors get round the table to discuss the future of Shrewsbury’s swimming pool in The Quarry, and already battle lines are being drawn.

Dining Out

more stories


more stories