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Ministers appeal for fuel calm as Johnson draws back from deploying troops

Ministers appeal for fuel calm as Johnson draws back from deploying troops

Ministers appeal for fuel calm as Johnson draws back from deploying troops

27 September 2021

Environment Secretary George Eustice said there is no reason for petrol shortages if motorists stop ‘panic buying’.


Instagram for children plans ‘paused’, company says

Instagram for children plans ‘paused’, company says

Instagram for children plans ‘paused’, company says

27 September 2021

Adam Mosseri said the Facebook-owned site would take more time to consider and work on the project.


Labour’s Reeves promises plans for ‘overlooked’ hospitality and care workers

Labour’s Reeves promises plans for ‘overlooked’ hospitality and care workers

Labour’s Reeves promises plans for ‘overlooked’ hospitality and care workers

27 September 2021

Shadow chancellor also said an industrial strategy would be created to help ‘British business lead the world in growing high-tech industries’.


Kind-hearted new grandfather killed by partner’s son

Kind-hearted new grandfather killed by partner’s son

Kind-hearted new grandfather killed by partner’s son

27 September 2021

Paul McCarroll died after Nicholas Jones stabbed him in the chest in south London last November.


Parent dropping off student crashed into halls of residence

Parent dropping off student crashed into halls of residence

Parent dropping off student crashed into halls of residence

27 September 2021

Nobody was hurt in the accident.


Star Wars, Back To The Future and Gladiator memorabilia head for auction

Star Wars, Back To The Future and Gladiator memorabilia head for auction

Star Wars, Back To The Future and Gladiator memorabilia head for auction

27 September 2021

The sale of more than 1,000 items will take place in November.


Surge in spending at petrol stations shows some signs of reducing

Surge in spending at petrol stations shows some signs of reducing

Surge in spending at petrol stations shows some signs of reducing

27 September 2021

Friday was the peak of the spending increase at petrol stations, figures from HSBC UK suggest.


Rolls-Royce to sell Spanish ITP Aero arm for £1.5bn

Rolls-Royce to sell Spanish ITP Aero arm for £1.5bn

Rolls-Royce to sell Spanish ITP Aero arm for £1.5bn

27 September 2021

Shares in Rolls-Royce leapt by more than 10% immediately after the announcement.


MP Claudia Webbe ‘carried out campaign of harassment against woman’

MP Claudia Webbe ‘carried out campaign of harassment against woman’

MP Claudia Webbe ‘carried out campaign of harassment against woman’

27 September 2021

The independent MP is alleged to have threatened Michelle Merritt that naked photos and videos of her would be sent to her children.


Firearms laws to be scrutinised over deaths of family of four

Firearms laws to be scrutinised over deaths of family of four

Firearms laws to be scrutinised over deaths of family of four

27 September 2021

The bodies of Robert Needham, 42, and Kelly Fitzgibbons, 40, Ava Needham, four, Lexi Needham, two, were discovered in March 2020.


Boarded-up nightclub transformed into artwork with huge lizard mural

Boarded-up nightclub transformed into artwork with huge lizard mural

Boarded-up nightclub transformed into artwork with huge lizard mural

27 September 2021

The sand lizards mural on Toad Hall was created by Paul Curtis and is thought to be the largest painting by a single artist in the UK.


Reeves pledges £28bn annual climate change fund under Labour

Reeves pledges £28bn annual climate change fund under Labour

Reeves pledges £28bn annual climate change fund under Labour

27 September 2021

The shadow chancellor also said the party would try to claw money back from Covid contracts.


Calls for healthcare staff and other key workers to be a priority for fuel

Calls for healthcare staff and other key workers to be a priority for fuel

Calls for healthcare staff and other key workers to be a priority for fuel

27 September 2021

Some NHS organisations have expressed concern that medical staff are unable to get into work due to the fuel crisis.


Teenager charged with racially abusing Aston Villa footballer

Teenager charged with racially abusing Aston Villa footballer

Teenager charged with racially abusing Aston Villa footballer

27 September 2021

The 17-year-old is accused of sending an offensive message to Republic of Ireland under-21 player Tyreik Wright.


Motorists hit by rising fuel prices

Motorists hit by rising fuel prices

Motorists hit by rising fuel prices

27 September 2021

RAC figures show the average price of a litre of petrol across the UK reached the highest level since September 2013 on Sunday.


Unions: Lowering threshold for students to pay back loans would be regressive

Unions: Lowering threshold for students to pay back loans would be regressive

Unions: Lowering threshold for students to pay back loans would be regressive

27 September 2021

Under new Government plans the threshold would be lowered from the current figure of £27,295.


Why are there shortages at the fuel pumps and what happens next?

Why are there shortages at the fuel pumps and what happens next?

Why are there shortages at the fuel pumps and what happens next?

27 September 2021

The PA news agency looks at the reasons that fuel pumps across the UK have run short of supply and what is being done to solve the problem.


Electrician warns panic-buyers could cost self-employed their income

Electrician warns panic-buyers could cost self-employed their income

Electrician warns panic-buyers could cost self-employed their income

27 September 2021

Roland McKibbin feared losing around £200 of work before he finally found fuel.


Big economic boost if more workers were paid Real Living Wage – report

Big economic boost if more workers were paid Real Living Wage – report

Big economic boost if more workers were paid Real Living Wage – report

27 September 2021

An increase in Living Wage jobs could provide huge benefits to local economies, study suggests.


Uber drivers to stage 24-hour strike

Uber drivers to stage 24-hour strike

Uber drivers to stage 24-hour strike

27 September 2021

The ADCU union is in dispute over issues including pay and claims of unfair dismissal.


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