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A boy is in hospital with serious injuries after it's believed he was struck by lightning in a playing field in Blackpool this afternoon.

Boris Johnson has promised a "full, proper" public inquiry into the government's handling of the coronavirus pandemic within the current parliamentary session

A British mother has been tortured and murdered in front of her 11-month-old daughter during a "barbaric" home invasion in Greece.

Greece plans to fully vaccinate all residents on nearly 100 of its islands by the end of June in a bid to attract tourists this summer

Manchester City have been confirmed as Premier League champions because their rivals Manchester United have been beaten 2-1 at home by Leicester.

Met Police Commissioner Dame Cressida Dick considered sending an all-female unit to monitor the Sarah Everard vigil in south London, MPs have heard.

Palestinian militants have targeted Tel Aviv with more than 100 rockets after Israel unleashed new air strikes on Gaza amid a confrontation sparked by weeks of tensions in Jerusalem


Another 1,564 people who had tested positive for Covid-19 have died in the UK, the highest daily figure since the pandemic began, taking the total death toll to 84,767. A further 47,525 positive cases have also been recorded in the latest 24 hour period.

Breaking: Cambridge University has become the first UK institution to announce it is moving all lectures online until summer 2021

Drill music rapper Unknown T, whose real name is Daniel Lena, has been charged with the murder of a 20-year-old man at a flat party in Islington in north London in January 2018.

MPs have voted by 340 votes to 225 to reverse a Lords amendment to the Fire Safety Bill aimed at stopping building owners from being able to pass on remediation costs, such as the replacement of dangerous cladding, to leaseholders and tenants.

The frontman of The Prodigy, Keith Flint, has died at the age of 49. The singer, famous their 90s hit Firestarter was found dead at his home in Essex this morning.

Witness tells LBC he saw a van drive into pedestrians at #LondonBridge  and 3 men carrying knives jump out and then attack people

Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg says Theresa May has made "active choices" to stop the United Kingdom from leaving the European Union and "needs to be held to account"

Sri Lanka has announced plans to ban the wearing of burqas and close more than 1,000 Islamic schools due to "national security".

Conservative sources tell LBC's Political Editor if Theresa May does not secure majority she will step down