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Month: September 2022

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Tory frontrunner Truss declines to give detail on plans to tackle energy bills

Liz Truss repeatedly declined on Sunday to spell out her plans to tackle soaring energy bills, 48 hours before she is tipped to become the next prime minister. The Foreign Secretary, who will find out on Monday if she has defeated rival Rishi Sunak in the Tory leadership contest, promised to act “immediately” to tackle the energy crisis upon entering Number 10 but would not offer clear detail of the […]

todaySeptember 4, 2022 17


Sturgeon Truss will be a disaster as PM if she governs how she has campaigned

Scotland’s First Minister has said Liz Truss will be a “disaster” as prime minister if she governs how she has campaigned, but she hopes for a “constructive” relationship with her. Ms Truss is the frontrunner to become prime minister on Monday, and will take up the office on Tuesday if she beats former chancellor Rishi Sunak in the Tory leadership contest. The Foreign Secretary and Nicola Sturgeon have traded barbs […]

todaySeptember 4, 2022 22


Police release CCTV of attack that left Sikh priest with life changing injuries

The family of a Sikh priest who was left in a pool of blood after a savage attack has appealed to the public to come forward if they have information about the incident. The 62-year-old man was left with life-changing injuries and has been in hospital since the attack took place in Manchester city centre on June 23. Police were called by the North West Ambulance Service to a report […]

todaySeptember 3, 2022 17


Volodymyr Zelensky pays tribute to true friend in PMs final days

Volodymyr Zelensky has hailed Boris Johnson as a “true friend” to Ukraine, days before the prime minister leaves office. Writing for the Mail on Sunday, the Ukrainian president paid tribute to UK solidarity with the country since the Russian invasion, while promising to forge “close relations” with the new prime minister. Mr Zelensky also used the article to thank Foreign Secretary Liz Truss and Defence Secretary Ben Wallace, calling them “great leaders […]

todaySeptember 3, 2022 21


Fuel leak halts Nasas second attempt to launch moon rocket

Nasa’s new moon rocket has sprung another dangerous fuel leak, forcing launch controllers to call off their second attempt to send a crew capsule into lunar orbit with test dummies. The first attempt earlier in the week was also marred by escaping hydrogen, but those leaks were elsewhere on the 322ft (98-metre) rocket, the most powerful ever built by Nasa. Launch director Charlie Blackwell-Thompson and her team tried to plug Saturday’s […]

todaySeptember 3, 2022 21


Waitrose admits to land deals blocking rivals opening nearby shops

Waitrose has admitted to signing deals with landlords halting other supermarkets from opening nearby for a decade, following a probe by the UK competition watchdog. The supermarket, which is owned by the John Lewis Partnership, has said it has re-written property deals for numerous sites to allay competition concerns. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said it found the land agreements breached competition laws between 2010 and 2019. It came […]

todaySeptember 2, 2022 12


New PM must deal with toxic Westminster culture says union chief

The new prime minister must deal with the “toxic” culture in Westminster, a public services union boss has said, after fresh allegations of sexual misconduct at the heart of Government emerged. Mike Clancy, general secretary of Prospect, a trade union representing civil servants and parliamentary staff, said he hopes that either Rishi Sunak or Liz Truss will address issues of inappropriate behaviour and sexual abuse in the corridors of power […]

todaySeptember 2, 2022 12


Extinction Rebellion activists superglue themselves in Commons chamber

Climate activists have superglued themselves around the Speaker’s chair in the House of Commons chamber. Extinction Rebellion said its supporters have launched a protest in Parliament in support of a “Citizens’ Assembly” to help deliver change. The campaign group posted a photo on Twitter showing three members hand in hand in front of the seat, with two other members holding up signs. One read “Let the people decide” and the […]

todaySeptember 2, 2022 12


Second chartered ship to house Ukrainian refugees arrives in Glasgow

The MS Ambition has been chartered by the Scottish Government to provide accommodation for up to 1,750 people A second cruise ship which will house Ukrainian refugees has arrived in Glasgow. The MS Ambition has been chartered by the Scottish Government to provide accommodation for up to 1,750 people in 714 cabins. Another cruise ship called MS Victoria is currently being used to house hundreds of Ukrainians in Leith, Edinburgh. […]

todaySeptember 1, 2022 16