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Boris Johnson defends leaving fuel crisis to successor

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 19:32
Labour accuses the PM of leaving a "political vacuum", saying the government must act now.

Restore Avanti rail services or end contract, leaders tell government

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 18:58
Drastically reduced rail services between Manchester and London are "unacceptable", say city mayors.

Royal Mail staff to stage four-day strike action

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 18:20
If 115,000 staff strike, it could be the biggest ever action by the Communication Workers Union.

Fatima Issa: Police probe death of UK woman shot in South Africa

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 18:08
Fatima Issa, 47, from Leicester, was visiting Johannesburg when she died.

Waterstones: Book delivery backlog due to technology upgrade

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 18:01
Customers and publishers have been left frustrated by weeks of delays to their orders.

Nicholas Rossi: US fugitive guilty of threatening hospital staff

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 17:47
A man accused of being Nicholas Rossi left a consultant and a nurse "utterly terrified".

Thailand toad: Amphibian's lift in Cardiff student's suitcase

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 17:27
The amphibian travelled more than 5,000 miles after hopping into a shoe, in a 35-hour journey.

Body recovered from Cheshunt lake after boy reported missing

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 16:10
A helicopter and specialist divers search the area after a 14-year-old fails to resurface.

Linton-on-Ouse: Asylum centre plan for ex-RAF site scrapped

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 15:57
Plans to turn the site at Linton-on-Ouse into a centre for up to 1,500 men were announced in April.

Weather: Four-day extreme heat warning for much of Wales

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 14:02
Forecasters warn travel delays are possible with adverse health effects likely for those vulnerable.

Thames Water plans to introduce hosepipe ban 'in weeks'

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 13:59
Thames Water planning to bring in restrictions on water use for its 15 million customers "in the coming weeks" as new heatwave nears

Ryan Giggs threw ex out of hotel room naked, court told

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 13:57
A jury hears Ryan Giggs "flipped" after Kate Greville confronted him about messaging another woman.

Warning energy bills to hit over £4,200 a year in January

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 13:52
The Cornwall Insight estimate means the average household could pay £355 a month, up from £164 currently.

John Lewis boss: Over-50s quitting the workforce fuels inflation

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 13:48
Boss Dame Sharon White says the government must think about how to get older people back into work.

Thornton Heath fatal explosion: SGN faces 'serious questions', MP says

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 13:46
Gas engineers had been working in the area before a girl died in a house explosion, neighbours say.

Rail strikes: No services on some trains on Saturday

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 13:27
Rail firms reveal reduced timetables as thousands of workers walk out on Saturday over pay.

Cost of living: Simple uniforms to help save parents money

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 12:40
Chair of the body representing Catholic schools says schools must be sensitive to financial pressures.

Minichiello banned from coaching for 'gross breaches of trust'

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 12:06
UK Athletics finds former coach Toni Minichiello committed "gross breaches of trust" and making sexual references and gestures to athletes.

Former Dumfries convent badly damaged by overnight blaze

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 11:59
The building on Corbelly Hill in Dumfries was the setting for the 2002 film The Magdalene Sisters.

Where does Scotland stand with the attainment gap?

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 11:32
The BBC looks at how exams, the pandemic and government policy has affected the attainment gap.

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