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Scottish Greens to hold vote on future of powersharing agreement at Holyrood

Scottish Greens to hold vote on future of powersharing agreement at Holyrood

Scottish Greens to hold vote on future of powersharing agreement at Holyrood

19 April 2024

The party will hold an extraordinary general meeting, after the Scottish Government ditched a climate change target.


Police contact ex-footballer Joey Barton over social media posts

Police contact ex-footballer Joey Barton over social media posts

Police contact ex-footballer Joey Barton over social media posts

19 April 2024

Cheshire Constabulary confirmed they had received ‘reports of offences under the Communications Act’.


Prayer ban head criticises Braverman for using school as ‘political football’

Prayer ban head criticises Braverman for using school as ‘political football’

Prayer ban head criticises Braverman for using school as ‘political football’

19 April 2024

The Conservative MP co-founded the school alongside current headteacher Katherine Birbalsingh.


Brixton Academy opens doors again more than a year after fatal crush

Brixton Academy opens doors again more than a year after fatal crush

Brixton Academy opens doors again more than a year after fatal crush

19 April 2024

The venue had heavy security for the reopening.


Tories were told Mark Menzies claims ‘constituted fraud’, says whistleblower

Tories were told Mark Menzies claims ‘constituted fraud’, says whistleblower

Tories were told Mark Menzies claims ‘constituted fraud’, says whistleblower

19 April 2024

Lancashire police have said they are ‘reviewing the available information’ after receiving a complaint about the Fylde MP.


Women who receive disability payment criticise planned welfare reforms

Women who receive disability payment criticise planned welfare reforms

Women who receive disability payment criticise planned welfare reforms

19 April 2024

Rishi Sunak has proposed changes to the personal independence payment.


Police ‘reviewing’ allegations MP Mark Menzies misused campaign funds

Police ‘reviewing’ allegations MP Mark Menzies misused campaign funds

Police ‘reviewing’ allegations MP Mark Menzies misused campaign funds

19 April 2024

Lancashire Police said it was ‘reviewing the available information’ after it received a letter ‘detailing concerns around this matter’.


Travellers ‘sleeping on floor and missing medication’ amid Dubai airport chaos

Travellers ‘sleeping on floor and missing medication’ amid Dubai airport chaos

Travellers ‘sleeping on floor and missing medication’ amid Dubai airport chaos

19 April 2024

One man said he witnessed a bottle being thrown and staff raising their voices.


Train driver who took photos up sleeping woman’s skirt spared jail term

Train driver who took photos up sleeping woman’s skirt spared jail term

Train driver who took photos up sleeping woman’s skirt spared jail term

19 April 2024

Paolo Barone, wearing his work uniform, repeatedly took photographs of the sleeping woman throughout his 45-minute rail journey.


Grammy-winning American Idol star Mandisa dies aged 47

Grammy-winning American Idol star Mandisa dies aged 47

Grammy-winning American Idol star Mandisa dies aged 47

19 April 2024

She competed in 2006, when Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul and Randy Jackson were judges.


Labour blames ‘shoplifter’s charter’ for rising store thefts

Labour blames ‘shoplifter’s charter’ for rising store thefts

Labour blames ‘shoplifter’s charter’ for rising store thefts

19 April 2024

Shoplifting has been on the rise in recent years, despite falls in other types of theft.


IFS: One in 10 working-age people claiming at least one health-related benefit

IFS: One in 10 working-age people claiming at least one health-related benefit

IFS: One in 10 working-age people claiming at least one health-related benefit

19 April 2024

The Institute for Fiscal Studies said the figure soared by one million since 2019, now accounting for 4.2 million working-age people.


Victims’ families ‘resolute’ as Nottingham killer’s sentence review date set

Victims’ families ‘resolute’ as Nottingham killer’s sentence review date set

Victims’ families ‘resolute’ as Nottingham killer’s sentence review date set

19 April 2024

Valdo Calocane’s sentence was referred to the Court of Appeal by Attorney General Victoria Prentis, who raised concerns it may be ‘unduly lenient’.


Ministers working to counter risks from China to UK health data, letter suggests

Ministers working to counter risks from China to UK health data, letter suggests

Ministers working to counter risks from China to UK health data, letter suggests

19 April 2024

The information is contained in leaked correspondence from Cabinet Office minister John Glen.


Squatters ‘will stay at Gordon Ramsay’s pub until evicted’

Squatters ‘will stay at Gordon Ramsay’s pub until evicted’

Squatters ‘will stay at Gordon Ramsay’s pub until evicted’

19 April 2024

Lawyers for Gordon Ramsay Holdings International Limited have a High Court order securing possession of the premises.


Met Police apologise for earlier apology about ‘openly Jewish’ comment

Met Police apologise for earlier apology about ‘openly Jewish’ comment

Met Police apologise for earlier apology about ‘openly Jewish’ comment

19 April 2024

Gideon Falter, chief executive of the Campaign Against Antisemitism, was wearing a kippah skull cap when he was stopped from crossing the road.


Bank rate setter says he is now ‘more confident’ about UK inflation

Bank rate setter says he is now ‘more confident’ about UK inflation

Bank rate setter says he is now ‘more confident’ about UK inflation

19 April 2024

Dave Ramsden said the UK is no longer an ‘outlier’ but a ‘laggard’ when it comes to its inflation performance.


Wife’s drowning in pool was suspicious, friend tells court

Wife’s drowning in pool was suspicious, friend tells court

Wife’s drowning in pool was suspicious, friend tells court

19 April 2024

Paula Leeson, 47, died in a swimming pool but her husband Donald McPherson, 50, was cleared of her murder on a judge’s direction.


Lotto ticket-holder claims £5.2m jackpot prize

Lotto ticket-holder claims £5.2m jackpot prize

Lotto ticket-holder claims £5.2m jackpot prize

19 April 2024

Lotto has made 10 millionaires in April so far.


Man jailed for six and a half years for ‘brazen’ rape of 15-year-old girl in sea

Man jailed for six and a half years for ‘brazen’ rape of 15-year-old girl in sea

Man jailed for six and a half years for ‘brazen’ rape of 15-year-old girl in sea

19 April 2024

Judge Susan Evans KC said the ‘frightening’ attack ‘undermined public confidence’ in the safety of busy beaches.


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