Rishi Sunak says he is open to an “affordable” deal over nurses pay – although that won’t avert planned strike action later this month – unions say it will still go ahead unless there’s a compromise over the current year’s pay deal.
The Prime Minister has called on health service chiefs to take “bold and radical action” to tackle the crisis in the NHS.
A powerful Arctic storm is sweeping across much of the United States and Canada – with almost a million people left without power.
Three people remain in a critical condition in hospital tonight following a crush at a concert in south London which left several others injured.
Today marks a new chapter in the history of the Benin bronzes – cultural artefacts looted from West Africa by British soldiers in 1897.
In Africa in the 1800s, the women of the Dahomey people were incredibly powerful.
Pressure is mounting on consumers who will be paying higher energy bills from today.
The red heat warning is at the level of a “national emergency” and is similar to those issued for very strong winds and heavy snow.
Russian forces have fired a series of missiles at the Ukrainian capital Kyiv, at the very moment that leaders from the G7 group of nations met in Germany to declare their continuing support for Ukraine and announce new embargoes against Russia.
The RMT union has threatened further strikes as a third day of industrial action brought the rail network to a halt in many parts of the country – causing huge headaches for tourism and entertainment venues.
Throughout the Jubilee festivities it’s been a chance to look back and reflect on the last seventy years. But in a rapidly changing Britain, what about the future? Not least of the monarchy itself.
The convenience store chain McColl’s says it is to go into administration, putting the jobs of 16,000 workers at risk.
The UK government could suspend the parliament in the British Virgin Islands after its leader Andrew Foy was arrested on suspicion of cocaine smuggling and money laundering in a sting by US agents.
Exclusive new modelling, seen by this programme, suggests that 70 per cent of UK households are in areas that breach three World Health Organisation guidelines on dangerous air pollutants, and 97% breach at least one guideline.
For the second time in two months, a Royal visit intended to foster goodwill for the Queen in her Platinum Jubilee year has collided with the anger of people in the Caribbean about Britain’s historic connections with slavery.