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Paralympian ‘glued himself to plane as part of Extinction Rebellion protest’

Paralympian ‘glued himself to plane as part of Extinction Rebellion protest’

Paralympian ‘glued himself to plane as part of Extinction Rebellion protest’

26 July 2021

Two-time gold medallist James Brown spent an hour on the roof of the aircraft at London City Airport in October 2019, Southwark Crown Court heard.


New fund for more potential victims of disgraced breast surgeon Ian Paterson

New fund for more potential victims of disgraced breast surgeon Ian Paterson

New fund for more potential victims of disgraced breast surgeon Ian Paterson

26 July 2021

The surgeon carried out unapproved ‘cleavage-sparing’ mastectomies on patients leaving behind breast tissue and risking a return of cancer.


Plastic build-up in seafood may be under-estimated, study suggests

Plastic build-up in seafood may be under-estimated, study suggests

Plastic build-up in seafood may be under-estimated, study suggests

26 July 2021

The plastic does not break down in the marine animal and could be consumed when eaten by people, researchers said.


Endangered Amur tiger cubs take first steps outside

Endangered Amur tiger cubs take first steps outside

26 July 2021

The three cubs were born in May at the Highland Wildlife Park.


‘Unacceptable level of opaqueness’ over homeschooling, MPs say

‘Unacceptable level of opaqueness’ over homeschooling, MPs say

‘Unacceptable level of opaqueness’ over homeschooling, MPs say

26 July 2021

The Department for Education previously said there is “considerable evidence” that homeschooled children are not receiving a good enough education.


Town washed out for three years running will get £6.2 million flood defence

Town washed out for three years running will get £6.2 million flood defence

Town washed out for three years running will get £6.2 million flood defence

26 July 2021

Homes and businesses in Bewdley, Worcestershire were battered by Storm Christoph in January this year.


Admiral Taverns buys rival pub group Hawthorn in £222m deal

Admiral Taverns buys rival pub group Hawthorn in £222m deal

Admiral Taverns buys rival pub group Hawthorn in £222m deal

26 July 2021

Admiral will acquire 674 pub sites from retail property investor NewRiver.


Man guilty of killing teenage girl who called him father after abuse claims

Man guilty of killing teenage girl who called him father after abuse claims

Man guilty of killing teenage girl who called him father after abuse claims

26 July 2021

Prosecutors said Scott Walker killed Bernadette her to ‘prevent her pursuing her allegations of sexual abuse any further’.


Rayner defends voluntary redundancy plan as Labour launches workers’ charter

Rayner defends voluntary redundancy plan as Labour launches workers’ charter

Rayner defends voluntary redundancy plan as Labour launches workers’ charter

26 July 2021

Labour’s deputy leader said the party’s plan for workers is ‘the minimum’ they could expect after working through the pandemic.


‘Heartbreaking’: Family home of 34 years hit by floods during post-Covid reunion

‘Heartbreaking’: Family home of 34 years hit by floods during post-Covid reunion

‘Heartbreaking’: Family home of 34 years hit by floods during post-Covid reunion

26 July 2021

Nicola Thorogood was at her parents’ house in Walthamstow, east London, when the rain hit on Sunday.


Extra ICU beds planned for Belfast amid Covid-19 surge

Extra ICU beds planned for Belfast amid Covid-19 surge

Extra ICU beds planned for Belfast amid Covid-19 surge

26 July 2021

Two health trusts in Northern Ireland issued emergency appeals to off-duty staff to come in to work on Sunday night as hospitals struggle to cope.


More storms on the way after almost a month’s worth of rain falls in a day

More storms on the way after almost a month’s worth of rain falls in a day

More storms on the way after almost a month’s worth of rain falls in a day

26 July 2021

Whipps Cross Hospital in east London cancelled all surgery and outpatient appointments on Monday due to the heavy rain.


Woman handed community order for infanticide of newborn daughter

Woman handed community order for infanticide of newborn daughter

Woman handed community order for infanticide of newborn daughter

26 July 2021

Babita Rai was cleared of the murder of the child who was found in a park in Aldershot, Hampshire.


Pilot Zara, 19, aims to set solo round-the-world record in gap year challenge

Pilot Zara, 19, aims to set solo round-the-world record in gap year challenge

Pilot Zara, 19, aims to set solo round-the-world record in gap year challenge

26 July 2021

Zara Rutherford will set off from her home city of Brussels next month for the circumnavigation, which is expected to take her up to three months.


Northern Ireland has highest rate of new Covid-19 cases among UK nations

Northern Ireland has highest rate of new Covid-19 cases among UK nations

Northern Ireland has highest rate of new Covid-19 cases among UK nations

26 July 2021

England’s rate looks to have peaked in recent days.


Older people in poor areas ‘twice as likely to feel lonely during lockdown’

Older people in poor areas ‘twice as likely to feel lonely during lockdown’

Older people in poor areas ‘twice as likely to feel lonely during lockdown’

26 July 2021

Increased remote interaction, such as video calls, was ineffective in fully combating increased feelings of social isolation, a study found.


Selfridges in search for buyer as billionaire owners launch auction

Selfridges in search for buyer as billionaire owners launch auction

Selfridges in search for buyer as billionaire owners launch auction

26 July 2021

It is understood that advisers at Credit Suisse will start sending out information memoranda to begin the process.


Nissan announces 400 new jobs

Nissan announces 400 new jobs

Nissan announces 400 new jobs

26 July 2021

Permanent and temporary positions are up for grabs at the Japanese car giant’s Sunderland factory.


Public transport hit by pingdemic

Public transport hit by pingdemic

Public transport hit by pingdemic

26 July 2021

Reduced timetables have been introduced on railways across England in an attempt to improve reliability.


Joey Barton pleads not guilty to assaulting his wife

Joey Barton pleads not guilty to assaulting his wife

Joey Barton pleads not guilty to assaulting his wife

26 July 2021

The former Premier League footballer appeared at Wimbledon Magistrates’ Court in south west London on Monday via video link.


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