• 28 Aug 2018

    New rules requiring lenders to pay compensation for such high rates have forced Wonga itself into the red. 

  • 28 Aug 2018

    Of all the suggestions put forward to curb the current spate of violence engulfing London and other cities there’s none as guaranteed to divide opinion as increasing police powers to stop and search.

  • 28 Aug 2018

    Relatives of a man from the Windrush generation – who died of heart failure while trying to prove his British citizenship – have stormed out of the inquest into his death today. 

  • 28 Aug 2018

    The Prime Minister is on the first leg of a three-country mission to Africa, saying she wants the UK to overtake the US to become the G7’s biggest investor in the continent by 2022.

  • 27 Aug 2018

    The husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has been speaking about the decision of the Iranian authorities to order her to return to jail. She spent the weekend with her four-year-old daughter Gabrielle after being allowed out of jail for three days. The charity worker has spent nearly two-and-half years in Evin prison in Tehran after being accused of spying.

  • 27 Aug 2018

    People from black and other ethnic minority backgrounds are still under-represented in most mainstream children’s books, according to a study by the Centre for Literacy in Primary Education.

  • 24 Aug 2018

    As Manchester celebrates Pride, some in the LGBT community are warning the city’s gay scene and culture are under threat.

  • 24 Aug 2018

    The daughter of a couple who died while at an Egyptian hotel complex has said she believes something suspicious caused their deaths. John and Susan Cooper died within hours of each other at the five-star Aqua Magic Hotel in Hurghada. The hotel said they died from natural causes and Egyptian authorites say their deaths were caused by circulation problems…

  • 24 Aug 2018

    In typical combative style, Alex Salmond came out fighting against the allegations of sexual harassment made against him. First he launched a legal battle against the investigation into him by the Scottish Government. Then he took to the airways to protest his innocence. The Daily Record newspaper reported that the allegations sprang from his conduct while he…

  • 23 Aug 2018

    Thousands of teenagers across England, Wales and Northern Ireland have been mostly celebrating their GCSE results – with better overall grades this year, despite reforms which have made the exams more demanding. Critics say the changes disadvantage students with special needs and from difficult backgrounds. Keme Nzerem has been in Clacton-on-sea, at a school which…

  • 22 Aug 2018

    Tenants on housing benefits are being turned away by letting agents, according to an undercover investigation, which has found six letting agents have refused to let properties to people on benefits, even if they could afford the rent. Shelter and the National Housing Federation investigated 149 branches around the country, calling out major letting chains for…

  • 21 Aug 2018

    The Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab and Europe’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier say they’re hopeful that a withdrawal agreement can be struck “well before the end of the year”. After talks in Brussels, Mr Barnier said negotiations would continue without a break in order to bridge the remaining differences between the two sides.

  • 21 Aug 2018

    Anthony Brown came here as a six-year-old on his mother’s Jamaican passport in 1967. He later found himself caught up in the Windrush scandal. Satbir Singh is the chief executive of the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants.

  • 21 Aug 2018

    Out of 12,000 people caught up in the Windrush scandal, the Home Secretary has said sorry to 18 people from the Windrush generation, thought to have been deported or detained because they couldn’t prove their right to live here. Sajid Javid said he was “committed to righting the wrongs of the past”. But one of…

  • 21 Aug 2018

    The families of those who died in the Hillsborough disaster are calling for an independent review, after former police chief Sir Norman Bettison had the charges against him dropped.