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Lloyds sees profits hit £2bn in three months following economic rebound

Lloyds sees profits hit £2bn in three months following economic rebound

Lloyds sees profits hit £2bn in three months following economic rebound

28 October 2021

The bank released £84m from cash held back from the Covid-19 pandemic, meaning £740m out of £1.2bn has been added back to the balance sheet.


France detains British trawler amid ongoing fishing disputes

France detains British trawler amid ongoing fishing disputes

France detains British trawler amid ongoing fishing disputes

28 October 2021

Two English vessels were fined on Wednesday, and one was diverted to Le Havre in northern France, French authorities said.


Four charged after Defra building scaled in animal farming protest

Four charged after Defra building scaled in animal farming protest

Four charged after Defra building scaled in animal farming protest

28 October 2021

The group is due to face court next month.


Head of Army ‘appalled’ at claims British soldiers were involved in Kenya murder

Head of Army ‘appalled’ at claims British soldiers were involved in Kenya murder

Head of Army ‘appalled’ at claims British soldiers were involved in Kenya murder

28 October 2021

The body of 21-year-old Agnes Wanjiru was found at the Lions Court Hotel in the town of Nanyuki, close to a British Army training camp.


Brexit’s impact on economy worse than pandemic – OBR

Brexit’s impact on economy worse than pandemic – OBR

Brexit’s impact on economy worse than pandemic – OBR

28 October 2021

It comes amid an escalating row between London and Paris over fishing boats.


Sunak warned Budget has UK facing flat recovery for household living standards

Sunak warned Budget has UK facing flat recovery for household living standards

Sunak warned Budget has UK facing flat recovery for household living standards

28 October 2021

The Chancellor delivered a Budget that increases taxation and spending to levels not seen for decades.


Teenage Satanist facing life behind bars for sisters’ murder

Teenage Satanist facing life behind bars for sisters’ murder

Teenage Satanist facing life behind bars for sisters’ murder

28 October 2021

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


Almost 250,000 stray cats roaming urban areas of UK, research says

Almost 250,000 stray cats roaming urban areas of UK, research says

Almost 250,000 stray cats roaming urban areas of UK, research says

28 October 2021

Researchers estimate the number of unowned cats to be 247,429, with most concentrated in more densely populated and socioeconomically deprived areas.


Flood warnings in place as southern Scotland hit by rain

Flood warnings in place as southern Scotland hit by rain

Flood warnings in place as southern Scotland hit by rain

28 October 2021

The storm was expected to spread across Wales as the working week ends, the Met Office said.


Rishi Sunak’s message to Tories: I will cut taxes before next election

Rishi Sunak’s message to Tories: I will cut taxes before next election

Rishi Sunak’s message to Tories: I will cut taxes before next election

27 October 2021

The Chancellor had unveiled a big-spending Budget which increased taxation to levels not seen since the end of the Second World War.


Five suspects arrested after four men found with stab wounds in Norwich

Five suspects arrested after four men found with stab wounds in Norwich

Five suspects arrested after four men found with stab wounds in Norwich

27 October 2021

Norfolk Constabulary are urging witnesses to the incidents to get in touch.


Excavation into Roman amphitheatre in England uncovers arena holding cell

Excavation into Roman amphitheatre in England uncovers arena holding cell

Excavation into Roman amphitheatre in England uncovers arena holding cell

27 October 2021

The Richborough Roman amphitheatre in Kent is believed to have been inhabited until the end of Roman rule.


Queen holds first telephone meeting with Prime Minister in three weeks

Queen holds first telephone meeting with Prime Minister in three weeks

Queen holds first telephone meeting with Prime Minister in three weeks

27 October 2021

The 95-year-old monarch was cancelled her attendance at a high-profile Cop26 evening engagement on Monday,


Rail strikes during Cop26 called off after deal settled, union confirms

Rail strikes during Cop26 called off after deal settled, union confirms

Rail strikes during Cop26 called off after deal settled, union confirms

27 October 2021

The new agreement accepts the union’s call for a 2.5% pay rise backdated to April and a Cop26 payment for all staff of £300.


No 10 vows retaliation if Paris goes ahead with threat in Brexit fishing feud

No 10 vows retaliation if Paris goes ahead with threat in Brexit fishing feud

No 10 vows retaliation if Paris goes ahead with threat in Brexit fishing feud

27 October 2021

No 10 said the threats do not seem to be compatible with ‘international law’.


Camilla pays tribute to women whose lives have been ‘brutally ended’

Camilla pays tribute to women whose lives have been ‘brutally ended’

Camilla pays tribute to women whose lives have been ‘brutally ended’

27 October 2021

The Duchess of Cornwall spoke at a reception for the Shameless! Festival, which aims to confront and change attitudes towards sexual violence.


Spiking victim hopes nightclub boycott will help others feel heard

Spiking victim hopes nightclub boycott will help others feel heard

Spiking victim hopes nightclub boycott will help others feel heard

27 October 2021

Dozens of local Instagram pages have been created to spread the news of the Girls Night In movement, amassing thousands of followers.


Judge in Andrew’s civil sex case rules settlement agreement can remain ‘sealed’

Judge in Andrew’s civil sex case rules settlement agreement can remain ‘sealed’

Judge in Andrew’s civil sex case rules settlement agreement can remain ‘sealed’

27 October 2021

The prince vehemently denies sexually assaulting Virginia Giuffre.


Brewers welcome draught beer tax cut, but question its impact

Brewers welcome draught beer tax cut, but question its impact

Brewers welcome draught beer tax cut, but question its impact

27 October 2021

Some beer producers say the 5% lower duty rate on pulled pints is ‘headline-grabbing’, but will not make a difference to pub goers.


Man convicted of glorifying and encouraging terrorist acts

Man convicted of glorifying and encouraging terrorist acts

Man convicted of glorifying and encouraging terrorist acts

27 October 2021

Sam Imrie was was convicted of eight charges at the High Court in Edinburgh, and was warned he faces a long prison sentence.


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