There were an estimated 23,200 excess winter deaths in England and Wales in 2018-19 – the lowest recorded since winter 2013-14, figures show.
Police investigating the deaths of 39 people found in a refrigerated truck on an industrial estate in Essex have described the incident as an “absolute tragedy”.
“Serious concerns” have been raised about a rise in the number of child pedestrians and older motorists dying on Britain’s roads.
Almost 4,000 people have died as a direct result of drinking across the north of Scotland over the past four decades.
Women killed in Aberdeen beach tragedy were foreign nationals who may have ‘underestimated the conditions’
Two women aged 22 and 36 have died in a tragic incident at Aberdeen esplanade.
Scientists are investigating a second mysterious spate of whale deaths around Scotland.
Transport Scotland confirmed a perceived increase in the number of deaths on the A82 discussed by councillors may not be based on facts it holds.
New figures have revealed that fishermen face a risk of death six times higher than the most dangerous jobs on land, confirming the profession as the UK’s “most fatal”.
Crashes and deaths on the A9 have dropped significantly in the three years since controversial speed cameras were introduced on the notorious stretch of road.
Fewer people are being injured in fires, new figures show.
Police have confirmed the deaths of an elderly couple in Northfield are not being treated as suspicious.
A couple who died in a murder suicide at their home were both found with multiple cuts – including to their necks.
A warning has been issued to stay safe on the Scottish coast after it was revealed that more people die in the sea in August than any other month.
A new campaign has been launched to try and reduce the number of deaths on rural roads across the north and north-east.
It is distressing to read that three young people have died in three days from drugs-related incidents in Inverness.