Police boss at centre of British child sex scandal quits

The elected official in charge of policing in the northern English town of Rotherham quit on Tuesday after weeks of resisting political pressure to stand down over a scandal involving the sexual exploitation of as many as 1,400 children.

Sikh killed in mishap was not wearing helmet, inquest hears

A Sikh man in the British county of Yorkshire, who died last year after his bike hit a car, was not wearing a helmet because of his religious beliefs, an inquest heard.

Lady Tarzan? Woman `raised by monkeys in jungle`

Marina Chapman learnt how to catch birds and rabbits with her bare hands after being abandoned in the jungle by kidnappers.

Britain’s happiest people live in Yorkshire

People hailing from Yorkshire get the most out of life.