Home   National   Archive

National News

Care home children let down by police and state, Janner abuse inquiry finds

Care home children let down by police and state, Janner abuse inquiry finds

Care home children let down by police and state, Janner abuse inquiry finds

Lord Janner, who died in 2015, was never prosecuted for child abuse claims, allegations he denied.

More support for electric cars and tree planting as net zero strategy published

More support for electric cars and tree planting as net zero strategy published

More support for electric cars and tree planting as net zero strategy published

Government is setting out how it will meet the legal target to cut climate pollution to ‘net zero’ by 2050.

Queen praises UK’s move to a sustainable future but says there is more to do

Queen praises UK’s move to a sustainable future but says there is more to do

Queen praises UK’s move to a sustainable future but says there is more to do

The Queen, joined by senior royals, will host a reception for business leaders at Windsor Castle after the Global Investment Summit.

Heathrow to raise passenger charges by up to 76%

Heathrow to raise passenger charges by up to 76%

Heathrow to raise passenger charges by up to 76%

The aviation regulator unveiled plans to allow the airport to increase its average charge per passenger to as much as £34.40.

Javid admits 999 and 111 call handler shortages ahead of ‘tough’ winter for NHS

Javid admits 999 and 111 call handler shortages ahead of ‘tough’ winter for NHS

Javid admits 999 and 111 call handler shortages ahead of ‘tough’ winter for NHS

Health Secretary Sajid Javid told MPs a winter plan developed with NHS officials will be unveiled in the next couple of weeks.

No ‘set number’ for GP face-to-face appointments, says NHS England chief

No ‘set number’ for GP face-to-face appointments, says NHS England chief

No ‘set number’ for GP face-to-face appointments, says NHS England chief

Amanda Pritchard said some patients preferred online consultations after plans announced last week to encourage more in-person appointments.

Queen declines Oldie award and says ‘you are only as old as you feel’

Queen declines Oldie award and says ‘you are only as old as you feel’

Queen declines Oldie award and says ‘you are only as old as you feel’

The Duchess of Cornwall attended the Oldie awards at The Savoy hotel in London.

Second man charged over discovery of badly burned body in park

Second man charged over discovery of badly burned body in park

Second man charged over discovery of badly burned body in park

The body of William Leiper was found in a Glasgow park in August.

HGV driver shortages ‘not getting better’ and could last a year, MPs told

HGV driver shortages ‘not getting better’ and could last a year, MPs told

HGV driver shortages ‘not getting better’ and could last a year, MPs told

Bosses from the haulage, recruitment and food sectors warned ministers over the current scale and impact of drive shortages.

Kate warns addiction ‘can happen to any one of us’ at launch of campaign

Kate warns addiction ‘can happen to any one of us’ at launch of campaign

Kate warns addiction ‘can happen to any one of us’ at launch of campaign

The duchess spoke to TV duo Ant McPartlin and Declan Donnelly about McPartlin’s former addiction problems.

Face coverings to remain compulsory in Northern Ireland over winter

Face coverings to remain compulsory in Northern Ireland over winter

Face coverings to remain compulsory in Northern Ireland over winter

First Minister Paul Givan also said Covid status certification could be deployed as a contingency measure in some high-risk settings.

Create global price for carbon, WTO boss urges international leaders

Create global price for carbon, WTO boss urges international leaders

Create global price for carbon, WTO boss urges international leaders

It is a ‘nightmare’ for businesses to navigate dozens of different carbon pricing regimes, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala told an audience in London.

Heroin smuggled into UK contaminated with drug 500 times stronger than morphine

Heroin smuggled into UK contaminated with drug 500 times stronger than morphine

Heroin smuggled into UK contaminated with drug 500 times stronger than morphine

National Crime Agency officials believe isotonitazene is behind a recent spike in drugs poisonings and deaths.

Lord Janner inquiry heard disturbing evidence from alleged child abuse victims

Lord Janner inquiry heard disturbing evidence from alleged child abuse victims

Lord Janner inquiry heard disturbing evidence from alleged child abuse victims

The peer died in 2015, awaiting trial for a string of child abuse offences.

Care home children let down by police and the state, Janner abuse inquiry finds

Care home children let down by police and the state, Janner abuse inquiry finds

Care home children let down by police and the state, Janner abuse inquiry finds

The Independent Investigation into Child Sexual Abuse report on responses to allegations against Lord Janner said police were ‘uninterested’.

Johnny Mercer ‘devastated at death of dear friend Dennis Hutchings’

Johnny Mercer ‘devastated at death of dear friend Dennis Hutchings’

The Plymouth MP had accompanied the veteran to his recent trial in Belfast.

O’Neill calls for party leaders meeting to discuss continuation of legacy talks

O’Neill calls for party leaders meeting to discuss continuation of legacy talks

O’Neill calls for party leaders meeting to discuss continuation of legacy talks

The Sinn Fein vice president said there has been ‘little progress on commitments from the governments to a process of intense engagement’.

MOST READ