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Labour refers Tory mayoral campaign to CPS in leaflet row

Labour refers Tory mayoral campaign to CPS in leaflet row

Labour refers Tory mayoral campaign to CPS in leaflet row

16 April 2024

Sadiq Khan’s campaign has called for an investigation of a Conservative leaflet made to look like a penalty charge notice.


Government accused of being out of touch with ‘ruthless net zero agenda’

Government accused of being out of touch with ‘ruthless net zero agenda’

Government accused of being out of touch with ‘ruthless net zero agenda’

16 April 2024

Conservative backbenchers questioned the Government’s strategy on net zero with an energy minister saying they had to ‘win hearts and minds’.


Number of hate crimes reported under new law drops by 75% in week – figures

Number of hate crimes reported under new law drops by 75% in week – figures

Number of hate crimes reported under new law drops by 75% in week – figures

16 April 2024

Data from Police Scotland showed the force received 1,832 online hate reports in the second week of the new legislation being in place.


Mother of baby abandoned in shopping bag still not found, court told

Mother of baby abandoned in shopping bag still not found, court told

Mother of baby abandoned in shopping bag still not found, court told

16 April 2024

Elsa was found in sub-zero temperatures in East Ham, east London, in January.


Sunak waiting for call with Netanyahu to urge Israel to show restraint

Sunak waiting for call with Netanyahu to urge Israel to show restraint

Sunak waiting for call with Netanyahu to urge Israel to show restraint

16 April 2024

Rishi Sunak had expected to speak to Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday, but no call has taken place.


Tories are finished at next general election, says Yousaf

Tories are finished at next general election, says Yousaf

Tories are finished at next general election, says Yousaf

16 April 2024

The First Minister was addressing the STUC Congress in Dundee on Tuesday.


Family of detained Albanian migrant who died ‘want to know what happened’

Family of detained Albanian migrant who died ‘want to know what happened’

Family of detained Albanian migrant who died ‘want to know what happened’

16 April 2024

Alfred Dosku died in hospital on November 17 2023 in Redhill, Surrey, after being found by immigration centre staff who attempted to resuscitate him.


Education Secretary: Prayer policy ruling should give headteachers ‘confidence’

Education Secretary: Prayer policy ruling should give headteachers ‘confidence’

Education Secretary: Prayer policy ruling should give headteachers ‘confidence’

16 April 2024

Gillian Keegan said the High Court’s decision ‘should give all school leaders confidence in making the right decision for their school’.


Manchester Arena victim’s mother to walk to Downing Street to demand new law

Manchester Arena victim’s mother to walk to Downing Street to demand new law

Manchester Arena victim’s mother to walk to Downing Street to demand new law

16 April 2024

Martyn Hett’s mother Figen Murray will walk from the venue to London ‘to hand-deliver a letter to the Prime Minister’.


More than three in four NHS workers have experienced mental health issues – poll

More than three in four NHS workers have experienced mental health issues – poll

More than three in four NHS workers have experienced mental health issues – poll

16 April 2024

NHS Charities Together said ‘we all have a responsibility to make sure those who work for the NHS are looked after too’.


Salman Rushdie to talk about surviving murder bid at Edinburgh book festival

Salman Rushdie to talk about surviving murder bid at Edinburgh book festival

Salman Rushdie to talk about surviving murder bid at Edinburgh book festival

16 April 2024

A brand-new series called The Front List will take place at the nearby McEwan Hall, with high-profile guests discussing current affairs and memoirs.


Police move to shut down conference due to hear from Braverman and Farage

Police move to shut down conference due to hear from Braverman and Farage

Police move to shut down conference due to hear from Braverman and Farage

16 April 2024

Belgian authorities said they had ordered the National Conservatism conference to be shut down ‘to guarantee public safety’.


War Graves Commission warns of ‘turning point’ for legacy of commemoration

War Graves Commission warns of ‘turning point’ for legacy of commemoration

War Graves Commission warns of ‘turning point’ for legacy of commemoration

16 April 2024

The caretaker organisation has said the sacrifices of veterans could be forgotten unless more is done to engage younger generations.


UK households bin 1.7bn pieces of plastic packaging a week, survey suggests

UK households bin 1.7bn pieces of plastic packaging a week, survey suggests

UK households bin 1.7bn pieces of plastic packaging a week, survey suggests

16 April 2024

The big plastic count saw thousands of families counting the packaging rubbish they throw out over a week.


‘Merciless’ killer who knifed stranger in the heart jailed for at least 25 years

‘Merciless’ killer who knifed stranger in the heart jailed for at least 25 years

‘Merciless’ killer who knifed stranger in the heart jailed for at least 25 years

16 April 2024

Daniel Rounce, 18, was told the murder of 79-year-old Gerald Wickes defied explanation and was a ‘truly wicked’ and pre-planned act.


Paediatricians urge law change to ban smacking in England and Northern Ireland

Paediatricians urge law change to ban smacking in England and Northern Ireland

Paediatricians urge law change to ban smacking in England and Northern Ireland

16 April 2024

Bans have already been introduced in Scotland and Wales in recent years.


Man appears in court charged with murder of retired postmistress Una Crown

Man appears in court charged with murder of retired postmistress Una Crown

Man appears in court charged with murder of retired postmistress Una Crown

16 April 2024

The 86-year-old was found dead in her bungalow in January 2013.


Donations to London Marathon runners via JustGiving predicted to break record

Donations to London Marathon runners via JustGiving predicted to break record

Donations to London Marathon runners via JustGiving predicted to break record

16 April 2024

More than £30 million has been donated via the fundraising platform so far.


EasyJet suspends Israel flights until October

EasyJet suspends Israel flights until October

EasyJet suspends Israel flights until October

16 April 2024

The Luton-based airline announced it will not resume its Israel operations before late October.


William back to work with first official visits since Kate’s cancer message

William back to work with first official visits since Kate’s cancer message

William back to work with first official visits since Kate’s cancer message

16 April 2024

The Prince of Wales will tour a surplus food distribution charity and youth centre in Surrey and west London on Thursday.


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