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UK

Desmond Tutu’s daughter ‘barred from leading funeral’

The Church of England reportedly would not allow her to take the wedding because she is married to a woman

Sep 23, 2022
World

Lachlan Murdoch opens defamation lawsuit against Australian website

Mr Murdoch, who is Fox Corp chief executive and News Corp co-chairman is suing over an opinion piece about the storming of the US Capitol

Sep 23, 2022
UK

King ‘plans for slimmed down coronation’ amid cost-of-living crisis

A date for the ceremony has not yet been announced, but May and June 2023 are possibilities

Sep 21, 2022
UK

Dozens of firefighters stop supermarket fire spreading to school

Investigations are being carried out to determine the cause of the fire in Birmingham.
Sep 19, 2022
Politics

Liz Truss criticised by police chief as UK waits for leadership ballot results

Richard Lewis said some of the politician’s proposals were ‘meaningless without further explanation’.
Sep 3, 2022
Politics

Steve Barclay ‘to tell NHS to scrap targets and focus on key areas’

Mr Barclay is giving a speech at the Policy Exchange think tank on Thursday.
Sep 1, 2022
UK

Three protesters arrested in Surrey after damaging fuel pumps on M25

Police said they were ‘working as quickly as we can to remove the protesters from the service stations’.
Aug 24, 2022
Politics

Liz Truss says the UK would be Ukraine’s greatest ally under her leadership

On Ukraine’s independence day, Ms Truss pointed to her record as Foreign Secretary since Russia’s invasion.
Aug 24, 2022
UK

Gordon Brown demands emergency budget before ‘financial timebomb’

A new report commissioned by Mr Brown suggested Government measures fell well short of addressing households’ needs

Aug 7, 2022
UK

Experts urge more energy support as Government reveals details of £400 payment

One energy boss warned that households will burn through the monthly support in just a few days.
Jul 29, 2022
UK

Premier League player arrested on suspicion of rape has one allegation dropped

The player, who has not been named, was arrested on July 4 over rape allegations against a woman in her 20s.
Jul 29, 2022
UK

Former Ambassador Sir Christopher Meyer dies, aged 78

His death was confirmed by current Ambassador Karen Pierce on Twitter

Jul 29, 2022
UK

Details of £400 in energy bill discounts announced

The support will be issued in six instalments over six months to some 29 million households

Jul 29, 2022
Politics

Unions express anger over sacking of Labour frontbencher

The party sacked shadow frontbencher Sam Tarry after he defied Keir Starmer’s ban on joining the picket line in support of striking rail workers

Jul 28, 2022
London

Sadiq Khan pledges £3.1m to tree planting after heatwave and wildfires

Mr Khan said last week’s events ‘laid bare how vulnerable London is to the effects of climate change’

Jul 28, 2022
UK

Fire chiefs urge London to prepare for wildfires

The London Fire Brigade said the risk was ‘immediate’.
Jul 26, 2022
UK

Privacy group complains of ‘unlawful’ facial recognition at convenience stores

Independent grocery chain Southern Co-operative said it has installed the surveillance technology to protect staff and customers.
Jul 26, 2022
UK

Calls to trafficking helpline up 20% after Sir Mo Farah documentary

The charity said it showed the impact of high-profile stories.
Jul 25, 2022
UK

Javid decided to quit as health secretary ‘at parliamentary prayer’

Mr Javid said it was only last weekend that he started to lose confidence in the Prime Minister.
Jul 10, 2022
UK

UK sends jets for ‘warfighting training’ with Finland and Sweden

The RAF said it was requested by the host nations as they progress applications to join NATO

Jul 10, 2022
UK

Tom Tugendhat highlights back story in military in pitch for top job

‘I’m used to friendly fire,’ he said, recounting a near-death experience in Iraq.
Jul 10, 2022