Police recruitment targets for every force in England and Wales have been announced by the Government as part of its pledge to hire 20,000 new officers.
A major counter-terrorism exercise in Tayside has begun today.
The Conservatives missed out on gaining control of Northumberland County Council after the final seat came down to the drawing of straws.
A boy aged nine who sparked a police search when his mother awoke to find him missing was discovered hiding under his bed.
A brave four-year-old has been praised for helping save her mother’s life by calling 999 after she collapsed from an allergic reaction.