Image caption The race is considered to be one of the world’s toughest endurance challenges A canoeist has died during the annual Devizes to Westminster Canoe Race. Race directors said they were “saddened” to report a person had died in the final stages of the race on Monday. In a statement they added: “We are…

Image copyright PA Image caption OperationShutdown, made up of bereaved families and anti-knife campaigners, is demanding a meeting of the Government’s Cobra emergency committee Bereaved parents and anti knife-crime campaigners shut down Westminster Bridge in protest at the government’s response to violent crime. Campaigners from OperationShutdown are demanding urgent action to tackle what they say…