The Queen’s state funeral is designed to be a “fitting tribute to an extraordinary reign” – according to the Duke of Norfolk who will take charge of the occasion.
The Queen’s death has seen an array of services cancelled – causing some puzzlement, consternation and – in some cases – increasingly vocal criticism. Morrisons turned down the bleep volume on its self-service tills. The country’s official cycling body warned people not to take their bikes out on the day of the funeral. Center Parcs…
In Edinburgh, people will be able to file past the Queen’s coffin at St Giles’ Cathedral until around 5pm tomorrow.
If Liz Truss faces the immediate challenge of uniting the Tory party, she could face another uphill battle to hold together the coalition of voters that propelled Boris Johnson to victory just three years ago.
If households are facing a struggle, the scary bills are also mounting up for small businesses, which are being squeezed by rising prices and falling sales as customers cut back their spending.
Supporters of Conservative leadership favourite Liz Truss are not ruling out a major cut to VAT if she is announced as the new Prime Minister in exactly a week’s time.
The cost of living crisis will come into even sharper focus tomorrow when the new energy price cap is announced, sending household bills soaring.
There are fears around energy supply and security this winter and an urgent need to be ready for what might come.
Thousands of survivors of the contaminated blood scandal have been awarded interim compensation payments after the government agreed to grant £100,000 to the surviving victims, as well as bereaved partners.
Data security experts from GCHQ have been called in to investigate a ransomware attack on a software supplier which provides services for the NHS 111 advice line and patient records.
President Zelenskyy has ordered the mandatory evacuation of Donetsk – the scene of fierce fighting with Russia.
Another day of strikes on the railway, and another bitter war of words between unions, management and government ministers.
A coroner’s inquest in Suffolk has ruled that a young man was unlawfully killed by a violent offender who was “at large” and should have been in prison.
The only provider of gender identity services for young people in England is to be shut down and replaced with regional centres.
Former Defence Secretary Penny Mordaunt became the ninth MP officially to declare her candidacy to be the next Tory leader this morning.