Industry leaders worst hit by the soaring gas prices have been pleading for extra support from the government, but that’s looking increasingly unlikely after the Treasury flatly denied the idea.
Conservative MPs have joined calls for more support for the industries worst hit by soaring energy costs, amid warnings that there could be even more disruption to supply chains into the winter as businesses struggle to cope with unprecedented challenges.
All sorts of gaps have appeared on supermarket shelves, from flour to Irn Bru, and now you can add pumpkins to the list – with major supermarkets warning that the Halloween staple will also be hard to come by this year.
A coroner has concluded that a school’s failure to sufficiently monitor the internet activity of a 15-year-old girl “contributed” to her suicide. Frances-Rose Thomas, known as Frankie, had a number of underlying vulnerabilities, including high-functioning autism and impulsivity. She took her own life at her Surrey home after reading a story on a school iPad…
The flare-up over post-Brexit fishing rights has continued with the EU saying it’s disappointed at what it calls the “limited” number of fishing licences given to French trawlers – and asking Britain and Jersey to explain how they have reached that number. French fishermen are furious, and have threatened to block fishing ports and even…
Ten days after the first eruptions on the Spanish island of La Palma, rivers of lava from the Cumbre Vieja volcano have now reached the sea, sending plumes of steam into the sky and reshaping the coastline.
Boris Johnson has promised bereaved family members that he’ll appoint a chair of the public inquiry into the coronavirus pandemic by Christmas.
Nadia Whittome quit university to become a care worker and then a Member of Parliament, and was voted into the House of Commons at just 23 years of age. But her struggle with her mental health meant she had to take sick leave for a few months this summer after suffering from PTSD.
They promised at the last election not to raise national insurance, but now the government is facing stiff opposition from Tory benches over reports they’re planning a tax increase to fund the beleaguered social care system in England.
Doctors have urged MPs to take action over what they say is a worrying shortage of flu jabs.
At least 46 people have been killed in extreme flash flooding and tornadoes, as the remnants of Hurricane Ida swept across the north-eastern US.
What do we know about Jake Davison? He had been working as an apprentice for defence and engineering company Babcock International.
The families involved in the Infected Blood Inquiry have once again shown their anger towards Ken Clarke by tabling a question where they called him “arrogant, pompous and contemptuous of people who have suffered so much”.
Downing Street is urging people not to ignore or delete the Covid app if it tells you to self isolate, insisting it is still an important tool in the fight against coronavirus.
Canada has reached its highest recorded temperature, beating the previous national high set in 1937.