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Man arrested after Labour’s Angela Rayner receives multiple threatening calls

Man arrested after Labour’s Angela Rayner receives multiple threatening calls

Man arrested after Labour’s Angela Rayner receives multiple threatening calls

27 October 2021

A 52-year-old was detained at an address in Halifax on Wednesday morning.


Assange extradition block risks rewarding fugitives for fleeing, court hears

Assange extradition block risks rewarding fugitives for fleeing, court hears

Assange extradition block risks rewarding fugitives for fleeing, court hears

27 October 2021

Assange is wanted in America on allegations of a conspiracy to obtain and disclose national defence information.


Arts and culture sector welcomes extension of tax relief in the Budget

Arts and culture sector welcomes extension of tax relief in the Budget

Arts and culture sector welcomes extension of tax relief in the Budget

27 October 2021

The Chancellor also announced a new Beatles attraction in Liverpool.


Majority in Northern Ireland view Brexit protocol as a ‘positive’, poll finds

Majority in Northern Ireland view Brexit protocol as a ‘positive’, poll finds

Majority in Northern Ireland view Brexit protocol as a ‘positive’, poll finds

27 October 2021

Queen’s University is monitoring public attitudes to the contentious Irish Sea trading arrangements.


Domestic APD cut a disgrace amid climate challenge, warns Blackford

Domestic APD cut a disgrace amid climate challenge, warns Blackford

Domestic APD cut a disgrace amid climate challenge, warns Blackford

27 October 2021

The SNP’s Westminster leader also said the Budget ‘brazenly cuts taxes for the banks whilst at the same time cuts Universal Credit for the poor’.


John Lewis pulls new home insurance ad after FCA brands it misleading

John Lewis pulls new home insurance ad after FCA brands it misleading

John Lewis pulls new home insurance ad after FCA brands it misleading

27 October 2021

The advert featured a young boy dressed up in his mother’s clothes causing damage to his home.


Charles to deliver opening address at Cop26

Charles to deliver opening address at Cop26

Charles to deliver opening address at Cop26

27 October 2021

Senior members of the royal family will attend a series of events at the global climate change talks.


Teenager charged with murdering two boys appears in court

Teenager charged with murdering two boys appears in court

Teenager charged with murdering two boys appears in court

27 October 2021

Frankie Watson, 19, spoke only to confirm his name and address at Southend Magistrates’ Court.


What was in the Budget and what does it mean for you?

What was in the Budget and what does it mean for you?

What was in the Budget and what does it mean for you?

27 October 2021

The Chancellor announced significant changes to Universal Credit and alcohol duty during his speech.


What do the Chancellor’s announcements mean for my household?

What do the Chancellor’s announcements mean for my household?

What do the Chancellor’s announcements mean for my household?

27 October 2021

The PA news agency explains how the Budget might affect your wallet.


Chancellor criticised for lack of climate action ahead of Cop26 talks

Chancellor criticised for lack of climate action ahead of Cop26 talks

Chancellor criticised for lack of climate action ahead of Cop26 talks

27 October 2021

Campaigners hit out at the cut in domestic flight taxes just days before the crucial climate summit.


Hospitals ordered to ‘eliminate’ ambulance queues after two deaths reported

Hospitals ordered to ‘eliminate’ ambulance queues after two deaths reported

Hospitals ordered to ‘eliminate’ ambulance queues after two deaths reported

27 October 2021

One ambulance service said that patients have been harmed as a result of handover delays.


‘They are dying’ – calls for Prime Minister to address Afghanistan’s famine

‘They are dying’ – calls for Prime Minister to address Afghanistan’s famine

‘They are dying’ – calls for Prime Minister to address Afghanistan’s famine

27 October 2021

Boris Johnson said the UK could not write a blank cheque for aid while the Taliban were in control.


Business rates cut for retail, hospitality and leisure amid £7bn reductions

Business rates cut for retail, hospitality and leisure amid £7bn reductions

Business rates cut for retail, hospitality and leisure amid £7bn reductions

27 October 2021

Rishi Sunak announced a series of changes for next year, including the cancellation of the increase in the rates multiplier.


Banks to save £4bn over five years from cut in surcharge tax

Banks to save £4bn over five years from cut in surcharge tax

Banks to save £4bn over five years from cut in surcharge tax

27 October 2021

The Chancellor said a banking surcharge will be reduced from 8% to 3%.


Sunak offers help to low-paid workers, pubs and businesses as economy recovers

Sunak offers help to low-paid workers, pubs and businesses as economy recovers

Sunak offers help to low-paid workers, pubs and businesses as economy recovers

27 October 2021

Chancellor Rishi Sunak promised an extra £150 billion in Whitehall spending, cuts in alcohol duties and increased investment.


Man who murdered lawyer planned to carry on killing, court hears

Man who murdered lawyer planned to carry on killing, court hears

Man who murdered lawyer planned to carry on killing, court hears

27 October 2021

David Iwo was sentenced to a minimum of 33 years for the murder of Martin Decker after a campaign of violent robberies and torture of cats.


Flooding alerts issued as month’s worth of rain forecast for parts of UK

Flooding alerts issued as month’s worth of rain forecast for parts of UK

Flooding alerts issued as month’s worth of rain forecast for parts of UK

27 October 2021

The Met Office has warned of life-threatening flooding in north-west England and south-west Scotland.


Sunak ‘loading the burden’ on workers via ‘parallel universe’ Budget – Labour

Sunak ‘loading the burden’ on workers via ‘parallel universe’ Budget – Labour

Sunak ‘loading the burden’ on workers via ‘parallel universe’ Budget – Labour

27 October 2021

Shadow chancellor Rachel Reeves criticised Rishi Sunak over his ‘economic mismanagement’, ‘unfair’ tax system, and ‘wasteful spending’.


Universal Credit taper rate cut to ‘reward work’ of low-income families

Universal Credit taper rate cut to ‘reward work’ of low-income families

Universal Credit taper rate cut to ‘reward work’ of low-income families

27 October 2021

The taper rate will be cut by 8% ‘within weeks’, bringing it down from 63% to 55%, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced.


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