By James Hingle

Friday 14 September 2018

Friday 14 September 2018

Wetherspoon warns of rising costs despite record profits rise

Wetherspoon warns of rising costs despite record profits rise

Wetherspoon's profit before tax was up 4.3% to £107.2 million, the group's highest profit in its 39-year history.

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Channel 5 confirms plans to axe Big Brother

Channel 5 confirms plans to axe Big Brother

Celebrity Big Brother will also be discontinued after another series packed with controversy.

British Steel factory in Scunthorpe

British Steel planning to cut 400 jobs

British Steel planning to cut 400 jobs

Managerial, professional and administrative roles will be affected, but the firm said no closures were being considered.

Former JLS star Oritse Williams charged with rape

Former JLS star Oritse Williams charged with rape

Williams is accused of raping a woman at a hotel in Wolverhampton in 2016.

Thursday 13 September 2018

Thursday 13 September 2018

No-deal Brexit papers: The key points

No-deal Brexit papers: The key points

A new batch of no-deal contingency plans have been published by the government.

Eurostar staff to strike over working conditions

Eurostar staff to strike over working conditions

Members of the RMT based in London will walk our for 48 hours from September 30.

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Angie Ridgwell: The only applicant for a £200,000 a year county council job

Angie Ridgwell: The only applicant for a £200,000 a year county council job

The job vacancy at Lancashire County Council has only received one applicant

Mobile phone firms urged to avoid EU roaming charges after Brexit

Mobile phone firms urged to avoid EU roaming charges after Brexit

The Government would legislate to introduce a cap on charges if there is a no-deal scenario.

Wednesday 12 September 2018

Wednesday 12 September 2018

Chris Williamson: ‘Jeremy Corbyn has spent his entire life fighting discrimination’

Chris Williamson: ‘Jeremy has spent his entire life fighting discrimination’

The Labour MP accused the "establishment" of putting a “black mark” against Corbyn in his three years in charge.

Man arrested for burglary after intruder was caught 'snacking on cookies'

Man arrested for burglary after intruder was caught 'snacking on cookies'

The 31-year-old man was held after officers apparently found him sitting on a sofa at a property in Newcastle.

Grenfell community to decide long-term future of tower site

Grenfell community to decide long-term future of tower site

Survivors, the bereaved and local residents will decide "the most fitting and appropriate way" to memorialise the tragedy's 72 victims under the Grenfell Tower Memorial Commission.

Tom Watson reveals his Type 2 diabetes is in 'remission' after lifestyle change

Tom Watson reveals his Type 2 diabetes is in 'remission' after lifestyle change

Labour's deputy has lost more than seven stone and reversed his condition.

Ian Bone to the Rees-Mogg children: 'Your daddy is a totally horrible person'

Ian Bone to the Rees-Mogg children: 'Your daddy is a totally horrible person'

Jacob Rees-Mogg and his family were confronted by protestors outside their London home.

Former friend of Anjem Choudary: 'He was a lovely guy in the 80s'

Former friend of Anjem Choudary: 'He was a lovely guy in the 80s'

Former friend of Anjem Choudary: 'He was a lovely guy in the 80s'

Anjem Choudary is expected to be freed from prison next month, says Prison Minister Rory Stewart

Tuesday 11 September 2018

Tuesday 11 September 2018

John McDonnell promises equal rights for gig economy workers

John McDonnell promises equal rights for gig economy workers

Labour pledges to give gig economy workers sick pay and parental leave.

UK unemployment falls by 55,000 as pay grows faster than inflation

UK unemployment falls by 55,000 as pay grows faster than inflation

Employment increased by 3,000 in the three months to July to 32.4 million, giving a rate of 75.5%, according to the Office for National Statistics.

Monday 10 September 2018

Monday 10 September 2018

Fans watching England's World Cup game against Croatia in Hyde Park

World Cup and heatwave helps UK economy 'bounce back'

World Cup and heatwave helps UK economy 'bounce back'

he Office for National Statistics (ONS) said the economy expanded 0.3% in July.

Jamie Oliver sprints after burglar and 'pins him down'

Jamie Oliver sprints after burglar and 'pins him down'

The TV chef reportedly pinned down a burglar trying to break into his house.

Andrew Bridgen: The public find Boris Johnson 'refreshing'

Andrew Bridgen: The public find Boris Johnson 'refreshing'

Andrew Bridgen: The public find Boris Johnson 'refreshing'

Andrew Bridgen came to the defence of the former Foreign Secretary after his "suicide vest" Brexit comments.

Wetherspoons bans dogs from its pubs

Wetherspoons bans dogs from its pubs

Guide and assistance dogs will be the only canines permitted.

Cladding being removed from a London tower block

Landlords told to remove Grenfell-style cladding from buildings or face fines

Landlords told to remove Grenfell-style cladding from buildings or face fines

Communities Secretary James Brokenshire has written to around 60 building owners setting out steps they must take to avoid fines.

Friday 7 September 2018

Friday 7 September 2018

Vince Vaughn charged with drink driving

Vince Vaughn charged with drink driving

The Hollywood actor is charged with three offences.

Chris Williamson tells Dan Wootton: ‘Labour has never been more united' as Tony Blair criticises Corbyn era

Chris Williamson tells Dan Wootton: ‘Labour has never been more united' as Tony Blair criticises Corbyn era

Chris Williamson tells Dan Wootton: ‘Labour has never been more united'

The MP came to the defence of Jeremy Corbyn after Tony Blair said Labour had become a 'different party'.

India same sex reform is the “single most significant” in world history, says LGBT campaigner

India same sex reform is the “single most significant” in world history

Peter Tatchell has said that India legalising same sex relations will have an impact “all across the region”.

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