By Nick Moore

Tuesday 3 July 2018

Tuesday 3 July 2018

Services will be damaged beyond recognition if the Government fails to plug an £8bn gap, council leaders have warned

Councils warn Chancellor Hammond: Local government on the brink of collapse

Councils warn Chancellor Hammond: Local government on the brink of collapse

Philip Hammond's next spending review will be "make or break" for authorities that are already under huge funding pressures, the Local Government Association said

The initiative follows a major Government survey which more than 108,000 LGBT people responded to

Controversial gay conversion therapies to be banned

Controversial gay conversion therapies to be banned

The £4.5 million initiative aimed at making society more inclusive for the LGBT community brands so-called "gay cure" conversion therapies "abhorrent"

Wednesday 6 June 2018

Wednesday 6 June 2018

Financial Conduct Authority chief executive Andrew Bailey said 'frank conversations' had taken place with the bank after its IT meltdown

City regulator boss: TSB must compensate customers quickly

City regulator boss: TSB must compensate customers quickly

Financial Conduct Authority chief executive Andrew Bailey said 'frank conversations' had taken place with the bank after its IT meltdown

The Prime Minister stressed she recognised Israel's right to self-defence but called on Mr Netanyahu to take action to alleviate the situation

May expresses concern over Palestine shootings to Israeli leader Netanyahu

May expresses concern over Palestine shootings to Israeli leader Netanyahu

The Prime Minister stressed she recognised Israel's right to self-defence but called on Mr Netanyahu to take action to alleviate the situation

The ruling comes just after the Irish referendum on the subject

Supreme Court to rule on Northern Irish abortion issue

Supreme Court to rule on Northern Irish abortion issue

Seven Supreme Court justices in London will announce their decision on Thursday, at a time of intense political debate on the issue

'Anne Marie Waters seeks open discussion about all aspects of modern Britain,' claims the singer

Morrissey defends For Britain and claims Tommy Robinson treatment 'shocking'

Morrissey defends For Britain and claims Tommy Robinson treatment 'shocking'

'Anne Marie Waters seeks open discussion about all aspects of modern Britain,' claims the singer

Julian Monaghan was arrested at Gatwick Airport on January 18 on suspicion of reporting for duty as a pilot when his level of alcohol was over the limit

Drunk on duty pilot likely to get custodial sentence

Drunk on duty pilot likely to get custodial sentence

Julian Monaghan, 49, was arrested at Gatwick Airport on January 18 on suspicion of reporting for duty as a pilot when his level of alcohol was over the prescribed limit

The 16-year-old male was arrested at his home in Wolverhampton on Wednesday (Stock image)

Teen arrested over fatal Wolverhampton stabbing

Teen arrested over fatal Wolverhampton stabbing

The 16-year-old male was arrested at his home in Wolverhampton on Wednesday and was due to be questioned later

The lawyer representing Behailu Kebede, the occupant of the fourth-floor flat in which the Grenfell Tower fire started, says his client has suffered from trauma

Grenfell fire flat lawyer hits back at 'garbage' reports on his client

Grenfell fire flat lawyer hits back at 'garbage' reports on his client

The lawyer representing Behailu Kebede, the occupant of the fourth-floor flat in which the Grenfell Tower fire started, says his client has suffered from trauma

Sir Keir Starmer has ruled out backing measures that would see the UK remain in the European Economic Area

Labour 'too divided' to back Norway-style EU relationship

Labour 'too divided' to back Norway-style EU relationship

Sir Keir Starmer has ruled out backing measures that would see the UK remain in the European Economic Area after Brexit

Sam Gyimah, a former Oxford student, said the elite universities had not done enough

Minister: Oxbridge failure of black and underprivileged is 'staggering'

Minister: Oxbridge failure of black and underprivileged is 'staggering'

Sam Gyimah, a former Oxford student, said the elite universities had not done enough

Arbias Thaqi, from London, distributed ISIS-related material

London teen sentenced for distributing terrorist material online

London teen sentenced for distributing terrorist material online

Arbias Thaqi spread ISIS 'magazines' and bomb-making manuals

There was panic as a fresh eruption sparked an evacuation of areas surrounding the Volcan de Fuego

British backpacker tells of 'harrowing' Guatemala volcano scenes

British backpacker tells of 'harrowing' Guatemala volcano scenes

There was panic as a fresh eruption sparked an evacuation of areas surrounding the Volcan de Fuego

Wednesday 16 May 2018

Wednesday 16 May 2018

All customer calls will be answered in centres across the UK by 2020

BT to bring all call centres back to the UK and Ireland

BT to bring all call centres back to the UK and Ireland

BT has pledged to bring all its call centres back to the UK and Ireland and is planning a converged broadband and mobile network as part of raft of announcements for its customers.

The firm, which owns 90% of VTEC, said it was "surprised and disappointed" that the Government chose not to award it a new deal

East Coast Main Line to be brought back under public control

East Coast Main Line to be brought back under public control

Rail services on the East Coast Main Line will be brought back under public control following the termination of the franchise agreement with Virgin Trains East Coast (VTEC), Stagecoach Group has said.

More than 6,000 visa applications for highly skilled workers like scientists, IT specialists and doctors with job offers in the UK were refused because of a Government-imposed cap

Doctors among those being refused UK entry thanks to Government cap

Doctors among those being refused UK entry thanks to Government cap

More than 6,000 visa applications for highly skilled workers like scientists, IT specialists and doctors with job offers in the UK were refused because of a Government-imposed cap on numbers, it has been revealed.

Guernsey's vote on the issue has been welcomed by campaigners as "positive and progressive"

Guernsey parliament debates assisted dying bill

Guernsey parliament debates assisted dying bill

Guernsey could take a step towards legalising assisted dying when its parliament debates whether to allow terminally ill people to end their lives with the help of a doctor.

Two select committees attacked the Government for lacking decisiveness and bravery to tackle failures in corporate regulation

Carillion bosses 'stuffing mouths with gold' before company collapse

Carillion bosses 'stuffing mouths with gold' before company collapse

Directors at collapsed engineering giant Carillion were too busy "stuffing their mouths with gold" to worry about the workers, says an MPs report.

Refugee Action said its research indicated asylum seekers face a "complex web of hostility and mistrust"

Report claims UK is failing asylum seekers

Report claims UK is failing asylum seekers

Refugee Action said its research indicated asylum seekers face a "complex web of hostility and mistrust".

Figures from a retail age checking company showed that shop workers often failed to check the age of mystery shoppers buying a knife

Knife crime: Quarter of shops will sell blades to children

Knife crime: Quarter of shops will sell blades to children

Figures from retail age checking company Serve Legal showed that shop workers failed to check the age of mystery shoppers buying a knife in 26% of 2,357 test sales in 2017.

Dozens of Labour peers rebelled in the House of Lords last week to support an amendment which would make EEA membership a negotiating objective for the Government

Shadow Brexit minister: 'Nothing off the table' over EU Customs Union

Shadow Brexit minister: 'Nothing off the table' over EU Customs Union

Labour is keeping an open mind over Britain being part of the European Economic Area (EEA) after it quits the European Union, says the Labour MP.

Wednesday 25 April 2018

Wednesday 25 April 2018

The mother of a personal trainer shot dead outside his home believes he was killed as revenge after helping convict a gang of rapists (stock image)

Graduate 'gunned down in revenge attack for helping convict rape gang'

Graduate 'gunned down in revenge attack for helping convict rape gang'

The mother of a personal trainer shot dead outside his home believes he was killed as revenge after helping convict a gang of rapists

Arrests were made on Wednesday in Scotland, Croatia, Canada and Serbia

Arrests made in massive cyber crime case

Arrests made in massive cyber crime case

A website linked to millions of cyber attacks across the globe, including on some of the UK's biggest banks, has been shut down, the National Crime Agency says

International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt defended US-led missile strikes against the Syrian regime

Britain accuses Kremlin of giving Assad 'green light' for Syria attacks

Britain accuses Kremlin of giving Assad 'green light' for Syria attacks

International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt defended US-led missile strikes against the Syrian regime, saying Moscow had blocked every attempt to hold it to account for its illegal use of chemical weapons

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