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Jeremy Corbyn: Second vote on Scottish independence will happen ‘in a few years’

Jeremy Corbyn: Second vote on Scottish independence will happen ‘in a few years’

Jeremy Corbyn: Second vote on Scottish independence will happen ‘in a few years’

28 October 2021

The former Labour leader said he was ‘strongly in support’ of people ‘having their voice’.


Technology has tackled prejudice where governments could not, says will.i.am

Technology has tackled prejudice where governments could not, says will.i.am

Technology has tackled prejudice where governments could not, says will.i.am

28 October 2021

The musician and tech entrepreneur said apps such as Uber have done ‘what companies and governments and cities were not able to do’.


Charles tells world leaders people expect action at Cop26

Charles tells world leaders people expect action at Cop26

Charles tells world leaders people expect action at Cop26

28 October 2021

The Prince of Wales and senior royals will carry out a series of royal events in support of the UN climate conference.


Killer Stephen Port made up story about victim to cover up murder, inquest told

Killer Stephen Port made up story about victim to cover up murder, inquest told

Killer Stephen Port made up story about victim to cover up murder, inquest told

28 October 2021

Ryan Edwards said he had suspicions about his friend and neighbour, who surrounded himself with young males and kept drugs at home.


Barry Bennell ‘shooed away’ from Manchester United, victim tells judge

Barry Bennell ‘shooed away’ from Manchester United, victim tells judge

Barry Bennell ‘shooed away’ from Manchester United, victim tells judge

28 October 2021

The man told Mr Justice Johnson what he believed United’s attitude to Bennell had been when giving evidence at a trial after suing Manchester City.


Covid ‘Plan B’ may not be needed if cases continue to fall, says Sage expert

Covid ‘Plan B’ may not be needed if cases continue to fall, says Sage expert

Covid ‘Plan B’ may not be needed if cases continue to fall, says Sage expert

28 October 2021

Professor Neil Ferguson said there is no apparent growth in case numbers.


Men arrested over abuse sent to Angela Rayner thought to be unconnected

Men arrested over abuse sent to Angela Rayner thought to be unconnected

Men arrested over abuse sent to Angela Rayner thought to be unconnected

28 October 2021

Three men, from Cambridgeshire, Ashton-under-Lyne and Halifax, have been held over threats sent to Labour’s deputy leader.


Man dies after being arrested by police in Derbyshire

Man dies after being arrested by police in Derbyshire

Man dies after being arrested by police in Derbyshire

28 October 2021

Derbyshire Police said the 23-year-old was detained at an address in Alfreton.


Referrals to social services from schools fell 31% during pandemic – figures

Referrals to social services from schools fell 31% during pandemic – figures

Referrals to social services from schools fell 31% during pandemic – figures

28 October 2021

There were 36,000 fewer referrals from schools in the year to March, according to data from the Government.


Government urged to defend British fishermen as boat detained in row with France

Government urged to defend British fishermen as boat detained in row with France

Government urged to defend British fishermen as boat detained in row with France

28 October 2021

Scallop vessel Cornelis was ordered to divert to Le Havre port after the French authorities said it was fishing in French waters without a licence.


Liz Truss must ‘be brave’ to secure Nazanin’s release, says husband

Liz Truss must ‘be brave’ to secure Nazanin’s release, says husband

Liz Truss must ‘be brave’ to secure Nazanin’s release, says husband

28 October 2021

Richard Ratcliffe met with the Foreign Secretary on Thursday to discuss further strategy around attempts to free his wife from prison in Iran.


GPs carry out more face-to-face appointments – data

GPs carry out more face-to-face appointments – data

GPs carry out more face-to-face appointments – data

28 October 2021

Some 43.2% of appointments in September took place on the same day they were booked and 61% of appointments were in-person.


Paedophile and child killer Sidney Cooke fails again in bid to be freed

Paedophile and child killer Sidney Cooke fails again in bid to be freed

Paedophile and child killer Sidney Cooke fails again in bid to be freed

28 October 2021

Cooke, 94, is one of the oldest prisoners to come before the Parole Board in recent years.


Three days of Insulate Britain protests cost almost £900,000, High Court told

Three days of Insulate Britain protests cost almost £900,000, High Court told

Three days of Insulate Britain protests cost almost £900,000, High Court told

28 October 2021

Activists from the Extinction Rebellion offshoot have blocked major roads on more than a dozen days since September 13.


Budget: Experts warn millions will be worse off as taxes and living costs rise

Budget: Experts warn millions will be worse off as taxes and living costs rise

Budget: Experts warn millions will be worse off as taxes and living costs rise

28 October 2021

The Institute for Fiscal Studies said the poorest face ‘real pain’ and middle earners will lose out after Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s Budget.


In Pictures: Rivers in full spate as Cumbria sees rising water levels

In Pictures: Rivers in full spate as Cumbria sees rising water levels

In Pictures: Rivers in full spate as Cumbria sees rising water levels

28 October 2021

Flood defences were deployed in the county with towns such as Cockermouth and Keswick experiencing a deluge.


Guitar once owned by Pink Floyd’s Syd Barrett fetches almost £20,000 at auction

Guitar once owned by Pink Floyd’s Syd Barrett fetches almost £20,000 at auction

Guitar once owned by Pink Floyd’s Syd Barrett fetches almost £20,000 at auction

28 October 2021

The 12-string acoustic Yamaha instrument fetched almost double its pre-sale estimate.


Man charged with malicious communications after Angela Rayner receives threats

Man charged with malicious communications after Angela Rayner receives threats

Man charged with malicious communications after Angela Rayner receives threats

28 October 2021

Police said they made a third arrest on Thursday.


Teenager handed life term for murdering sisters as part of demonic blood pact

Teenager handed life term for murdering sisters as part of demonic blood pact

Teenager handed life term for murdering sisters as part of demonic blood pact

28 October 2021

Danyal Hussein, 19, stabbed Bibaa Henry, 46, and Nicole Smallman, 27, to death in a park in north London in June last year.


Serial killer Port ‘loved vulnerable, young males and playing with toys’

Serial killer Port ‘loved vulnerable, young males and playing with toys’

Serial killer Port ‘loved vulnerable, young males and playing with toys’

28 October 2021

The inquests into Stephen Port’s four victims heard evidence from a former friend who was worried about his interest in boys and his drug use.


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