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New record diesel price as retailers accused of hiking profits after duty cut

New record diesel price as retailers accused of hiking profits after duty cut

New record diesel price as retailers accused of hiking profits after duty cut

17 May 2022

The average price of a litre of diesel at UK forecourts was 179.7p on Monday.


Coca-Cola introduces attached caps to cut litter and boost recycling

Coca-Cola introduces attached caps to cut litter and boost recycling

Coca-Cola introduces attached caps to cut litter and boost recycling

17 May 2022

Consumers will start to see the change on 1.5 litre bottles of Fanta, Coca-Cola Zero Sugar and Diet Coke in Scotland this month.


Ruth Jones leads tributes to Girlfriends and Band Of Gold writer Kay Mellor

Ruth Jones leads tributes to Girlfriends and Band Of Gold writer Kay Mellor

Ruth Jones leads tributes to Girlfriends and Band Of Gold writer Kay Mellor

17 May 2022

She was a leading TV writer of hits including Fat Friends and award-winning children’s drama Children’s Ward.


Elon Musk says Twitter deal ‘cannot move forward’ without fake account details

Elon Musk says Twitter deal ‘cannot move forward’ without fake account details

Elon Musk says Twitter deal ‘cannot move forward’ without fake account details

17 May 2022

Mr Musk has said he believes the company is underestimating the number of spam and bot accounts on the site.


Wayne Rooney expected to enter witness box in ‘Wagatha Christie’ libel trial

Wayne Rooney expected to enter witness box in ‘Wagatha Christie’ libel trial

Wayne Rooney expected to enter witness box in ‘Wagatha Christie’ libel trial

17 May 2022

Mr Rooney has attended court with his wife for the entire trial, sitting in the front row of Court 13 in the Royal Courts of Justice.


Lord Hague warns weakening of anti-obesity strategy is ‘morally reprehensible’

Lord Hague warns weakening of anti-obesity strategy is ‘morally reprehensible’

Lord Hague warns weakening of anti-obesity strategy is ‘morally reprehensible’

17 May 2022

The former Tory leader hit out at Government plans to delay measures to tackle unhealthy eating.


Cabinet minister ‘surprised’ by Bank Governor’s ‘apocalyptic’ inflation warning

Cabinet minister ‘surprised’ by Bank Governor’s ‘apocalyptic’ inflation warning

Cabinet minister ‘surprised’ by Bank Governor’s ‘apocalyptic’ inflation warning

17 May 2022

Bank of England Governor Andrew Bailey’s appearance before MPs has raised eyebrows around the Cabinet table.


Jobless rate falls to lowest since 1974 but wages lag far behind inflation

Jobless rate falls to lowest since 1974 but wages lag far behind inflation

Jobless rate falls to lowest since 1974 but wages lag far behind inflation

17 May 2022

The rate of unemployment dropped to 3.7% in the three months to March, the Office for National Statistics said.


Dan Walker managed less than three hours sleep before final BBC Breakfast

Dan Walker managed less than three hours sleep before final BBC Breakfast

Dan Walker managed less than three hours sleep before final BBC Breakfast

17 May 2022

The TV host joked he almost did not make it after being tied up by ‘travel issues’.


What the papers say – May 17

What the papers say – May 17

What the papers say – May 17

17 May 2022

A warning about Britain’s ‘apocalyptic’ food prices dominates the national papers.


Edward to mark completion of Crossrail with Elizabeth line journey

Edward to mark completion of Crossrail with Elizabeth line journey

Edward to mark completion of Crossrail with Elizabeth line journey

17 May 2022

The Earl of Wessex will be welcomed by Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Mayor of London Sadiq Khan at Paddington station on Tuesday.


Prevent programme ‘too focused on right-wing extremism’ – report

Prevent programme ‘too focused on right-wing extremism’ – report

Prevent programme ‘too focused on right-wing extremism’ – report

17 May 2022

The independent review accused the Government’s anti-radicalisation programme of ‘ignoring Islamist narratives’.


Olympic cycling pair set to receive honours at Windsor Castle

Olympic cycling pair set to receive honours at Windsor Castle

Olympic cycling pair set to receive honours at Windsor Castle

17 May 2022

Laura and Jason Kenny, who have won 12 Olympic gold medals between them, were given the titles for services to cycling.


Charles to ‘highlight Queen’s affection for Canada and its people’ during trip

Charles to ‘highlight Queen’s affection for Canada and its people’ during trip

Charles to ‘highlight Queen’s affection for Canada and its people’ during trip

17 May 2022

The prince’s tour of Canada will be his 19th visit to the country and the duchess’s fifth.


Labour seeks to increase pressure on Tory MPs with windfall tax Commons vote

Labour seeks to increase pressure on Tory MPs with windfall tax Commons vote

Labour seeks to increase pressure on Tory MPs with windfall tax Commons vote

16 May 2022

BP and Shell reported bumper profits earlier this year as energy prices skyrocketed.


Truss set to announce plans to rip up Northern Ireland Brexit deal

Truss set to announce plans to rip up Northern Ireland Brexit deal

Truss set to announce plans to rip up Northern Ireland Brexit deal

16 May 2022

The row over the Northern Ireland Protocol has created an impasse in efforts to form a new Executive in Stormont.


UK ‘strongly supports’ Finland and Sweden joining Nato – Truss

UK ‘strongly supports’ Finland and Sweden joining Nato – Truss

UK ‘strongly supports’ Finland and Sweden joining Nato – Truss

16 May 2022

Foreign Secretary says the countries should be integrated into the alliance ‘as soon as possible, to ‘strengthen the collective security of Europe’.


Johnny Depp fulfilling promise that Amber Heard ‘will never see his eyes again’

Johnny Depp fulfilling promise that Amber Heard ‘will never see his eyes again’

Johnny Depp fulfilling promise that Amber Heard ‘will never see his eyes again’

16 May 2022

On the third day of Ms Heard’s testimony, Mr Depp’s lawyer said why the actor has refused to look at his former partner in court.


Sam Ryder ‘still processing’ impressive second place in Eurovision Song Contest

Sam Ryder ‘still processing’ impressive second place in Eurovision Song Contest

Sam Ryder ‘still processing’ impressive second place in Eurovision Song Contest

16 May 2022

His success in Turin has seen his single Space Man tipped to top the UK music charts by the end of the week and a reference on EastEnders.


RSPCA issues warning after four fox cubs get stuck in old car wheels

RSPCA issues warning after four fox cubs get stuck in old car wheels

RSPCA issues warning after four fox cubs get stuck in old car wheels

16 May 2022

The animal welfare charity is urging people to store their old wheels carefully and check them regularly.


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