Murder inquiry after stabbing death

Wharfedale Observer: Police at the scene where a teenager was stabbed to death in south London

6:03am Saturday 1st November 2014

A murder inquiry has been launched after a teenager was stabbed to death outside a convenience store.

Royal couple end tour in the rain

Wharfedale Observer: The royal couple unveil a commemorative plaque for British soldiers who died in Cartagena in 1741

12:58am Saturday 1st November 2014

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall ended their four-day tour of Colombia on a wet and windy note - sheltering under umbrellas.

Crosses placed in tribute to fallen

Wharfedale Observer: Scott McDonnell, 24, from the Royal Artillery, puts in a cross for his friend Dougy Dalzell who was killed in Afghanistan in Saltwell Park, Gateshead

12:58am Saturday 1st November 2014

Thousands of wooden crosses with the name of fallen servicemen and women will be planted as a moving Field of Remembrance.

Man dies after shooting incident

Wharfedale Observer: A man has died after being shot near a food wholesaler's in Manchester.

12:58am Saturday 1st November 2014

A man has died after being shot near a food wholesaler's.

Jim Murphy in apology to voters

Wharfedale Observer: Jim Murphy MP, who has announced he is to stand as the next leader of the Scottish Labour Party, leaves the STV studios in Glasgow, Scotland.

12:58am Saturday 1st November 2014

Scottish Labour should "apologise" for not listening to voters after electoral defeat, leadership candidate Jim Murphy has said.

Cautions scrapped in system revamp

Wharfedale Observer: Ministers want to replace existing disposals available to police officers, which include cautions and cannabis warnings

12:58am Saturday 1st November 2014

Cautions are set to be scrapped in England and Wales as part of an overhaul of out-of-court disposals.

Fireworks blaze search to resume

Wharfedale Observer: The fire brigade at the scene of the blaze at a fireworks factory in Stafford

12:58am Saturday 1st November 2014

Searches will resume today at a blaze-damaged fireworks warehouse after the discovery of two bodies on the site.

Firefighters strike in pensions row

Wharfedale Observer: Euston fire station in central London, as firefighters in England and Wales.

12:58am Saturday 1st November 2014

Firefighters have walked out on strike for the weekend in their bitter row with the Government over pensions, ahead of a series of firework displays across the country.

New child abuse inquiry head sought

Wharfedale Observer: Lord Mayor of London Fiona Woolf has resigned as the head of the inquiry into historic child sex abuse

12:58am Saturday 1st November 2014

The Government is facing a search for a new head for the inquiry into historical child sex abuse after the chairwoman announced she was stepping down amid a barrage of criticism over her "establishment" links.

Branson to persevere with space bid

Wharfedale Observer: Wreckage lies near the site where a Virgin Galactic space tourism rocket exploded and crashed in Mojave (AP)

12:58am Saturday 1st November 2014

Sir Richard Branson has said he will persevere with his space tourism venture following the death of a pilot killed when a rocket crashed during a test flight in California.

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