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US comedian Louie Anderson dies aged 68

US comedian Louie Anderson dies aged 68

US comedian Louie Anderson dies aged 68

21 January 2022

He appeared in films including Coming To America and Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.


Daughter ‘desperate’ to contact parents almost one week after Tonga tsunami

Daughter ‘desperate’ to contact parents almost one week after Tonga tsunami

Daughter ‘desperate’ to contact parents almost one week after Tonga tsunami

21 January 2022

All international communications with the Pacific island have been disrupted after an undersea volcano erupted nearby.


Woman in critical condition after car falls from bridge on to motorway

Woman in critical condition after car falls from bridge on to motorway

Woman in critical condition after car falls from bridge on to motorway

21 January 2022

The crash happened at the Bowburn interchange on the A1(M) near Durham.


Man charged after pensioner killed and husband critically injured in attack

Man charged after pensioner killed and husband critically injured in attack

Man charged after pensioner killed and husband critically injured in attack

21 January 2022

Freda Walker was found dead after a violent incident at her home in Langwith Junction, Derbyshire.


‘He was my idol and purpose in life’ – Devoted fans pay tribute to Meat Loaf

‘He was my idol and purpose in life’ – Devoted fans pay tribute to Meat Loaf

‘He was my idol and purpose in life’ – Devoted fans pay tribute to Meat Loaf

21 January 2022

They say the singer was ‘a larger than life character with a wicked sense of humour’.


William to make brief trip to Dubai at request of Government

William to make brief trip to Dubai at request of Government

William to make brief trip to Dubai at request of Government

21 January 2022

The Duke of Cambridge will make his first official visit to the United Arab Emirates next month to help promote UK talent.


‘Half a million’ new Covid-19 cases each day in UK over Christmas

‘Half a million’ new Covid-19 cases each day in UK over Christmas

‘Half a million’ new Covid-19 cases each day in UK over Christmas

21 January 2022

High levels of under-reporting are likely to have affected the Government’s daily figures.


Bank should ‘lean against’ longer-term inflation, MPC member says

Bank should ‘lean against’ longer-term inflation, MPC member says

Bank should ‘lean against’ longer-term inflation, MPC member says

21 January 2022

The Monetary Policy Committee will meet early next month to decide on interest rates.


Fifth man jailed over bid to smuggle 69 migrants into UK on boat

Fifth man jailed over bid to smuggle 69 migrants into UK on boat

Fifth man jailed over bid to smuggle 69 migrants into UK on boat

21 January 2022

A single trip stood to make more than £1 million for the criminals involved, Chelmsford Crown Court was told.


David Dimbleby suggests council tax link for BBC licence fee alternative

David Dimbleby suggests council tax link for BBC licence fee alternative

David Dimbleby suggests council tax link for BBC licence fee alternative

21 January 2022

The Government has announced that the licence fee is to be frozen at £159 a year until 2024.


Met officer jailed for using spy cameras to film naked women

Met officer jailed for using spy cameras to film naked women

Met officer jailed for using spy cameras to film naked women

21 January 2022

Detective Inspector Neil Corbel was given a three-year term after admitting voyeurism offences.


High street pharmacists to refer obese people for NHS weight loss plan

High street pharmacists to refer obese people for NHS weight loss plan

High street pharmacists to refer obese people for NHS weight loss plan

21 January 2022

People need to have a body mass index (BMI) over 30 to sign up and are contacted within 10 days to start the programme.


Would-be killer locked up for life for attempted murder of woman walking home

Would-be killer locked up for life for attempted murder of woman walking home

Would-be killer locked up for life for attempted murder of woman walking home

21 January 2022

Sean Shortland, who has a history of violence, targeted the stranger at random in Northampton in June 2020.


Fuel prices should be 3p a litre lower, says the AA

Fuel prices should be 3p a litre lower, says the AA

Fuel prices should be 3p a litre lower, says the AA

21 January 2022

Retailers have shown a ‘stubborn refusal’ to pass on wholesale cost savings, according to the motorists’ group.


Russell Bishop – the ‘wicked’ child killer

Russell Bishop – the ‘wicked’ child killer

Russell Bishop – the ‘wicked’ child killer

21 January 2022

During his 2018 trial, prosecutor Brian Altman QC described him as ‘an abusive, aggressive, controlling man’.


Carer who suffocated thief during citizen’s arrest ‘did not intend to harm him’

Carer who suffocated thief during citizen’s arrest ‘did not intend to harm him’

Carer who suffocated thief during citizen’s arrest ‘did not intend to harm him’

21 January 2022

Nathan Smith, 38, allegedly knelt on 43-year-old Craig Wiltshire’s back for nine minutes during the incident in Bristol on November 20 2019.


Key dates in the Babes in the Wood case

Key dates in the Babes in the Wood case

Key dates in the Babes in the Wood case

21 January 2022

Killer Russell Bishop has died in hospital.


Major incident in London stood down but mayor urges caution over Omicron

Major incident in London stood down but mayor urges caution over Omicron

Major incident in London stood down but mayor urges caution over Omicron

21 January 2022

Sadiq Khan praised the efforts of staff working for the NHS and emergency services.


Varadkar plays down prospect of immediate reopening for hospitality

Varadkar plays down prospect of immediate reopening for hospitality

Varadkar plays down prospect of immediate reopening for hospitality

21 January 2022

Nphet has advised the Government that most pandemic rules can go, but that they should be removed in a phased manner.


Russia will be ‘punished’ if troops are sent into Ukraine – No 10

Russia will be ‘punished’ if troops are sent into Ukraine – No 10

Russia will be ‘punished’ if troops are sent into Ukraine – No 10

21 January 2022

Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said Vladimir Putin must ‘desist and step back’ from aggression on the border.


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