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Month: October 2022

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Braverman sent official documents to personal email address six times

Home Secretary Suella Braverman sent official documents from her government email address to her personal account address six times but insisted there was “no risk to national security”. A Home Office review identified the incidents after she was forced to resign for breaching the ministerial code by sending a draft government statement to an ally from her personal account. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has faced questions over his decision to […]

todayOctober 31, 2022 17


Two men killed after car chase ends in fatal moped collision and shooting

Two men have died after a car chase that ended with a Deliveroo driver being knocked off his moped and another man fatally shot. The victims, both aged in their 20s, were killed in Railton Road, Brixton, shortly before 8pm on Sunday after locals heard shots ring out and vehicles crashing. Police said two cars were involved in a chase when one hit a moped and a number of parked […]

todayOctober 31, 2022 12


Coffinmakers at Co op factory resolute in taking strike action for fair pay

Coffinmakers at the Co-op’s only factory in the UK are “resolute” in their campaign for an improved pay offer as workers kick off a week of strike action. Production has come to an end at the facility in Bogmoor Place, Glasgow, as staff rejected a pay offer which their union, Unite, said is a “real-terms” pay cut. Willie Thomson, the union’s regional officer, said the offer equated to less than […]

todayOctober 31, 2022 18


Bank of England expected to hike interest rates by 33 year high to 3

The Bank of England is poised to unveil the biggest hike in interest rates for 33 years next week as the central bank continues its efforts to tame inflation. The key Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting comes amid warnings that spending cuts and tax hikes under new Prime Minister Rishi Sunak could lead to a deeper and more enduring recession. Most economists think that the MPC is likely to rise […]

todayOctober 30, 2022 17


Simon Cowell says he was really unhappy and a workaholic before becoming a dad

Simon Cowell has admitted to being “really unhappy” and working too much until his son was born eight years ago. The music mogul and TV personality behind Britain’s Got Talent and The X-Factor said he was “obsessed” with his work prior to the arrival of Eric, his son with fiancee Lauren Silverman. “Before Eric, my life was 99 per cent work — I was obsessed with it,” the 63-year-old told […]

todayOctober 30, 2022 12


Shame of addiction still stopping people from getting help Princess of Wales

The Princess of Wales has urged those suffering with an addiction to not let shame hold them back from getting help. Kate, patron of addiction recovery charity The Forward Trust, said addiction is “a serious health condition” and “not a choice”. Her message of support for the Taking Action on Addiction campaign comes in the form of a video on the first day of Addiction Awareness Week. In the video, […]

todayOctober 30, 2022 9


Thousands join March of the Mummies to demand childcare reforms

More than 15,000 protesters have taken part in marches around the UK calling for reforms to the childcare sector and parental leave, a charity said. The Pregnant Then Screwed campaign organised Halloween-themed March of the Mummies in London, Birmingham, Manchester, Bristol, Leeds, Cardiff, Glasgow, Newcastle, Norwich, Belfast and Exeter on Saturday. Thousands gathered in Trafalgar Square in central London, with families including young children wearing bandages, vampire costumes, and witches’ […]

todayOctober 29, 2022 10


Drivers drag Just Stop Oil protesters away during London road blockages

Furious motorists dragged Just Stop Oil protesters out of the way as activists simultaneously blocked four roads in London on Saturday. The anti-oil campaign group said 61 of its supporters walked onto Charing Cross Road, Kensington High Street, Harleyford Street, just off Kennington Park Road, and Blackfriars Road, and sat down holding banners, causing traffic delays, at 12pm. They are demanding that the Government halts all new oil and gas […]

todayOctober 29, 2022 13


Man remanded over deaths of 39 Vietnamese people found in lorry in Essex

A man has appeared in court accused of manslaughter and being part of a conspiracy which led to the deaths of 39 Vietnamese nationals found in a lorry in Essex. The bodies were discovered in the back of the lorry trailer which had been transported by ferry from Zeebrugge in Belgium to Purfleet early on October 23 2019. Marius Mihai Draghici, 49, was detained by police in Romania in August, […]

todayOctober 29, 2022 11