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Sunak warns Truss plan could put vulnerable at risk of ‘destitution’

Sunak warns Truss plan could put vulnerable at risk of ‘destitution’

Sunak warns Truss plan could put vulnerable at risk of ‘destitution’

11 August 2022

Foreign Secretary insists cutting taxes is key, but former chancellor say his rival’s plan won’t help pensioners and those on very low incomes.


Flash floods could occur if heavy rain follows heatwave, warns professor

Flash floods could occur if heavy rain follows heatwave, warns professor

Flash floods could occur if heavy rain follows heatwave, warns professor

11 August 2022

Rob Thompson, from the University of Reading, posted an experiment about what could happen if heavy rain occurs after a heatwave.


Ryan Giggs’ ex-girlfriend tells court staged photo was to ‘take back control’

Ryan Giggs’ ex-girlfriend tells court staged photo was to ‘take back control’

Ryan Giggs’ ex-girlfriend tells court staged photo was to ‘take back control’

11 August 2022

The former footballer denies using controlling and coercive behaviour.


Register reveals MPs received tickets to see Sheeran, Wimbledon and other events

Register reveals MPs received tickets to see Sheeran, Wimbledon and other events

Register reveals MPs received tickets to see Sheeran, Wimbledon and other events

11 August 2022

MPs received free tickets and hospitality to the British Grand Prix, Wimbledon, Glastonbury and concerts by Ed Sheeran and Adele.


Rishi Sunak sets out measures to boost UK drought resilience

Rishi Sunak sets out measures to boost UK drought resilience

Rishi Sunak sets out measures to boost UK drought resilience

11 August 2022

Warnings are in place over the health impacts of extreme heat and the risk of wildfires.


Labour shadow minister inadvertently breached MPs’ code of conduct

Labour shadow minister inadvertently breached MPs’ code of conduct

Labour shadow minister inadvertently breached MPs’ code of conduct

11 August 2022

Late registrations included payments for Black History Month speeches and appearances on a commercial radio station.


Positive E.coli test at reservoir left Oxfordshire village without water

Positive E.coli test at reservoir left Oxfordshire village without water

Positive E.coli test at reservoir left Oxfordshire village without water

11 August 2022

Positive samples of the bacteria were found in Stokenchurch reservoir by Thames Water.


More Ukrainian households homeless or at risk of homelessness after UK arrival

More Ukrainian households homeless or at risk of homelessness after UK arrival

More Ukrainian households homeless or at risk of homelessness after UK arrival

11 August 2022

Hundreds of arrangements with family members or hosts have broken down, or accommodation has been unsuitable or unavailable.


Do not let windfall tax run beyond 2025, energy chiefs tell PM candidates

Do not let windfall tax run beyond 2025, energy chiefs tell PM candidates

Do not let windfall tax run beyond 2025, energy chiefs tell PM candidates

11 August 2022

Offshore Energies UK wrote to both Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak.


In Pictures: Scorching day for Britons as heatwave intensifies

In Pictures: Scorching day for Britons as heatwave intensifies

In Pictures: Scorching day for Britons as heatwave intensifies

11 August 2022

Measures were taken to move some water-dependent creatures from drying rivers, but some people took to waterways to have fun in the sun.


Dinosaurs evolved different eye socket shapes to allow stronger bites – study

Dinosaurs evolved different eye socket shapes to allow stronger bites – study

Dinosaurs evolved different eye socket shapes to allow stronger bites – study

11 August 2022

Oval eye sockets of these predators could have evolved to help the skull absorb impact as they pounced on prey, the study suggests.


Man charged over shootings which left a father-of-six dead and two people hurt

Man charged over shootings which left a father-of-six dead and two people hurt

Man charged over shootings which left a father-of-six dead and two people hurt

11 August 2022

The man is due to appear at Inverness Sheriff Court on Friday.


Drought expected to be declared for parts of England as heatwave scorches UK

Drought expected to be declared for parts of England as heatwave scorches UK

Drought expected to be declared for parts of England as heatwave scorches UK

11 August 2022

Temperatures set to climb to mid 30s, with warnings over risks to health and thereat of wildfires.


Suspected gas explosion which killed girl ‘an accident waiting to happen’

Suspected gas explosion which killed girl ‘an accident waiting to happen’

Suspected gas explosion which killed girl ‘an accident waiting to happen’

11 August 2022

Sahara Salman, four, died after a terraced house collapsed in Galpin’s Road, Thornton Heath, in the southern borough of Merton, on Monday.


Vicar speaks of grief and loss as Keyham remembers shooting tragedy one year on

Vicar speaks of grief and loss as Keyham remembers shooting tragedy one year on

Vicar speaks of grief and loss as Keyham remembers shooting tragedy one year on

11 August 2022

Last August 12, Jake Davison killed his mother, Maxine Davison, 51, after a row and then shot four others dead in a 12-minute attack.


UB40 lead tributes to Musical Youth’s Frederick Waite Jr following his death

UB40 lead tributes to Musical Youth’s Frederick Waite Jr following his death

UB40 lead tributes to Musical Youth’s Frederick Waite Jr following his death

11 August 2022

The band are best known for their hit track Pass the Dutchie which went to number one in 1982.


Community police to encourage victims of institutions for women to come forward

Community police to encourage victims of institutions for women to come forward

Community police to encourage victims of institutions for women to come forward

11 August 2022

Thousands of women and girls in Northern Ireland spent time in mother and baby homes, Magdalen Laundries and industrial schools over the last century.


Strike vote by courts staff

Strike vote by courts staff

Strike vote by courts staff

11 August 2022

The PCS union is in dispute over a new courts case management system.


Tories ‘have put the smoke alarm on snooze’ as Britain faces wildfire risk

Tories ‘have put the smoke alarm on snooze’ as Britain faces wildfire risk

Tories ‘have put the smoke alarm on snooze’ as Britain faces wildfire risk

11 August 2022

Labour claims the Government has been ‘asleep at the wheel’ in response to the extreme weather.


Almost 10,000 civil servants to vote on strike action amid pay dispute

Almost 10,000 civil servants to vote on strike action amid pay dispute

Almost 10,000 civil servants to vote on strike action amid pay dispute

11 August 2022

The Public and Commercial Services Union has said the Scottish Government’s pay offer is a ‘real terms pay cut’.


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