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Third of mobile owners ‘still overpaying out-of-contract despite pledge’

Third of mobile owners ‘still overpaying out-of-contract despite pledge’

Third of mobile owners ‘still overpaying out-of-contract despite pledge’

27 August 2020

Which? wants regulator Ofcom to review whether mobile providers are truly treating their customers fairly when it comes to mobile contracts.


Manhunt after father abducts three young boys from foster home

Manhunt after father abducts three young boys from foster home

Manhunt after father abducts three young boys from foster home

27 August 2020

Bilal Safi, Mohammed Ebrar Safi, and Mohammed Yaseen Safi were taken from their home in Coulsdon last Thursday.


Children with sight loss need support in socially distanced schools – charity

Children with sight loss need support in socially distanced schools – charity

Children with sight loss need support in socially distanced schools – charity

27 August 2020

Guide Dogs has been working with a number of youngsters to help them return to school.


LCF investors’ wait to drag into 2021 as thousands still trapped

LCF investors’ wait to drag into 2021 as thousands still trapped

LCF investors’ wait to drag into 2021 as thousands still trapped

27 August 2020

The Financial Services Compensation Scheme has paid out another £6.5 million in the last month


Psychological response during Covid-19 pandemic and the Blitz compared in study

Psychological response during Covid-19 pandemic and the Blitz compared in study

Psychological response during Covid-19 pandemic and the Blitz compared in study

27 August 2020

The research suggests a key similarity between the two situations was the failure to learn from comparable events overseas.


More migrants reach UK as Home Office accused of ‘assault on rule of law’

More migrants reach UK as Home Office accused of ‘assault on rule of law’

More migrants reach UK as Home Office accused of ‘assault on rule of law’

27 August 2020

Multiple migrant boats are believed to have crossed the English Channel following many days of bad weather caused by Storm Francis.


Humans of Covid-19: Online project shares stories of frontline workers

Humans of Covid-19: Online project shares stories of frontline workers

Humans of Covid-19: Online project shares stories of frontline workers

27 August 2020

The Instagram account was inspired by a similar online project called ‘Humans of New York’.


Extinction Rebellion plans bank holiday weekend of protests and road blocks

Extinction Rebellion plans bank holiday weekend of protests and road blocks

Extinction Rebellion plans bank holiday weekend of protests and road blocks

27 August 2020

Demonstrations are encouraged locally to avoid unnecessary use of transport.


In Pictures: Animal magic at London Zoo on weigh-in day

In Pictures: Animal magic at London Zoo on weigh-in day

In Pictures: Animal magic at London Zoo on weigh-in day

27 August 2020

Camels, penguins, squirrel monkeys and spiders were among those having their height and weight recorded at ZSL London Zoo.


Lockerbie appeal to be heard in November

Lockerbie appeal to be heard in November

Lockerbie appeal to be heard in November

27 August 2020

Abdelbaset al-Megrahi was found guilty of mass murder after the atrocity in December 1988, which killed 270 people.


Drug dealer locked up over crash which killed bus driver

Drug dealer locked up over crash which killed bus driver

Drug dealer locked up over crash which killed bus driver

27 August 2020

Dorjan Cera was sentenced at the Old Bailey to seven years and eight months’ detention over the collision in Orpington, south-east London, in October.


Man charged under Terrorism Act

Man charged under Terrorism Act

Man charged under Terrorism Act

27 August 2020

Dean Morrice, 33, will appear in court accused of terror and explosive offences following a police raid in Somerset.


Just 38 fines issued for flouting face covering laws on public transport

Just 38 fines issued for flouting face covering laws on public transport

Just 38 fines issued for flouting face covering laws on public transport

27 August 2020

The National Police Chiefs’ Council data shows all but one of the offending passengers was male.


ZSL London Zoo holds annual animal weigh-in amid Covid-19 financial pressure

ZSL London Zoo holds annual animal weigh-in amid Covid-19 financial pressure

ZSL London Zoo holds annual animal weigh-in amid Covid-19 financial pressure

27 August 2020

Penguins, squirrel monkeys and camels were among the creatures to have their height and weight recorded.


Largest-ever study on Covid in children should reassure parents – experts

Largest-ever study on Covid in children should reassure parents – experts

Largest-ever study on Covid in children should reassure parents – experts

27 August 2020

The risk posed to children is ‘tiny’ and the risk of needing critical care is ‘even tinier’.


Seven-year-old with cerebral palsy taking on Ben Nevis for charity

Seven-year-old with cerebral palsy taking on Ben Nevis for charity

Seven-year-old with cerebral palsy taking on Ben Nevis for charity

27 August 2020

Caeden Thomson, who was born prematurely, was told he would never walk.


British female secret agent remembered with Blue Plaque

British female secret agent remembered with Blue Plaque

British female secret agent remembered with Blue Plaque

27 August 2020

English Heritage previously admitted the proportion of women celebrated by the scheme is ‘still unacceptably low’.


Virgin Atlantic announces new Pakistan routes

Virgin Atlantic announces new Pakistan routes

Virgin Atlantic announces new Pakistan routes

27 August 2020

The airline will operate flights to Islamabad from Heathrow and Manchester, and Lahore from Heathrow only.


Ex-Ulster Unionist MP appointed Veterans’ Commissioner for Northern Ireland

Ex-Ulster Unionist MP appointed Veterans’ Commissioner for Northern Ireland

Ex-Ulster Unionist MP appointed Veterans’ Commissioner for Northern Ireland

27 August 2020

Danny Kinahan is a former army officer who served with the Blues and Royals before entering politics.


Majority of Windrush compensation claimants still without payment

Majority of Windrush compensation claimants still without payment

Majority of Windrush compensation claimants still without payment

27 August 2020

The latest statistics on the Windrush Compensation Scheme have been published by the Home Office.


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