New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern has announced an immediate ban on sales of “military-style” semi-automatic and automatic weapons like the ones used in the attacks on two mosques in Christchurch that killed 50 worshippers.
The prime minister of the only Caribbean nation to hold a referendum on abolishing the monarchy has said he will not put the issue to a second vote after hosting the Prince of Wales.
A 16-year-old boy who abducted, raped and murdered six-year-old Alesha MacPhail will be sentenced today.
A tattooist known as “Dr Evil” is facing sentence for carrying out ear and nipple removals at the request of two of his customers.
The Bank of England is expected to hold interest rates at 0.75% once more on Thursday as Brexit uncertainties reach their peak.
College lecturers are taking part in a fourth day of strike action in a long-running dispute over pay.
The creator of Empire has revealed the cast’s “anger and sadness” over the Jussie Smollett incident.
Brexit remains on the fronts of many papers on Thursday after the Prime Minister requested an extension to the Article 50 period, calling it a “matter of personal regret”.
Theresa May is to appeal to EU leaders to grant her a delay to Brexit as she makes a further attempt to get her withdrawal deal through Parliament.
A hotel owner arrested on suspicion of manslaughter after three teenagers died outside a St Patrick’s Day disco has been released on bail.