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Fresh strikes in Royal Mail dispute over pay and conditions

More strikes by Royal Mail workers have been announced in a worsening dispute over pay and conditions. Members of the Communication Workers Union (CWU) are walking out on Thursday and Friday, threatening disruption to deliveries, and will now take further action at the end of the month. The union announced a further 48-hour stoppage on September 30 and October 1, saying its 115,000 members were increasingly angry at an “imposed” […]

todaySeptember 7, 2022 14


People cancelling therapy sessions because they can no longer afford them BACP

People receiving mental health support during the cost-of-living crisis are being forced to cancel therapy sessions because they can no longer afford them, a survey suggests. Two thirds (66%) of therapists say cost-of-living concerns are causing a decline in people’s mental health, according to the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). Its survey of members found that 60% of respondents were seeing clients cutting back on therapy sessions due […]

todaySeptember 7, 2022 16


Family speak of heartbreak over bikers death as US seeks jurisdiction in case

The mother of a motorcyclist allegedly killed by a servicewoman has said his death has left his family “heartbroken”, as the US Air Force attempts to assert jurisdiction in the suspect’s prosecution. Father-of-one Matthew Day, 33, died of his injuries after a red Honda Accord car collided with the Yamaha motorbike he was riding in the village of Southery, near Downham Market, Norfolk, on August 26. Airman first class Mikayla […]

todaySeptember 7, 2022 20


PMs maiden speech goes ahead outside Downing Street after chaotic weather

The weather wreaked havoc ahead of Liz Truss’s first speech as Prime Minister, with heavy rain forcing the Number 10 podium inside and out again before the new Tory leader addressed the nation. Journalists and members of parliament were left in limbo as the heavens opened while Ms Truss’s convoy drove through London towards Downing Street. At one point, a bin bag was draped over the podium microphone. However, just […]

todaySeptember 6, 2022 24


Meghan calls herself a loner and ugly duckling with no one to sit with at school

The Duchess of Sussex has described herself as a “loner” at school and an “ugly duckling” who had no-one to sit next to at lunch. In her latest podcast episode, the former Suits actress said it was “really hard” and that she was “the smart one forever and ever and ever” rather than the pretty one during her time at Immaculate Heart all-girls Catholic school in Los Angeles. In conversation […]

todaySeptember 6, 2022 47


Husband tells inquest of shock at wifes death after eating Pret wrap

The husband of a woman who died after eating a Pret a Manger wrap has told an inquest of the harrowing moment she collapsed in the street, unable to breathe. Celia Marsh, 42, a dental nurse from Melksham, Wiltshire, died on December 27 2017 after eating a super-veg rainbow flatbread from the sandwich chain’s store in Bath, Somerset. The wrap had contained yogurt which was supposed to be vegan but […]

todaySeptember 6, 2022 26


Rapper shot dead in Kensington High Street named by police

A 29-year-old rapper fatally shot in west London has been named by police. Maximillian Kusi-Owusu died after being gunned down in Kensington High Street just after 2am on Sunday. Those living nearby told the PA news agency they had heard multiple shots which sounded like fireworks. The Evening Standard said Mr Kusi-Owusu was a drill rapper known as M Lo. A friend told the newspaper: “Fame never changed Max. He’s […]

todaySeptember 5, 2022 23


Mark Drakeford urges Liz Truss to save millions from hardship

Wales’ First Minister has urged the UK’s next prime minister to work with him to “save millions from hardship this winter”. Mark Drakeford congratulated Liz Truss, winner of the Tory leadership contest, but said she must act now to tackle the cost-of-living crisis. In a tweet on Monday, following the news Ms Truss had won 57.4% of the vote, Mr Drakeford said: “There is no more time to waste – […]

todaySeptember 5, 2022 15


Nicola Sturgeon Truss must act immediately as PM on cost of living crisis

Liz Truss has been challenged to act immediately on the cost-of-living crisis as Nicola Sturgeon congratulates the new Tory leader and next prime minister. Scotland’s First Minister said she will seek to build a “good working relationship” with Ms Truss despite “deep” political differences. Their relationship became a key talking point in the Tory leadership contest after Ms Truss said she would ignore Ms Sturgeon. Ms Truss will formally become […]

todaySeptember 5, 2022 17