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Improvements in UK retail sector

The UK’s retail sector did unexpectedly well last month as it sold more fuel due to falling prices and more summer clothes thanks to a spike in temperatures. Data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) showed that retail sales volumes rose 0.3% in May, better than the 0.2% drop that economists had forecast. The bounce was largely due to a rise in petrol and diesel sales, which the ONS […]

todayJune 23, 2023 10


Hunt meets with lenders as mortgage crisis worsens

Chancellor Jeremy Hunt is to ask banks if they can do more to support struggling households after a shock interest rate hike deepened the mortgage crisis. He is meeting large lenders including HSBC and Santander in Downing Street on Friday as the Government comes under pressure to relieve the pain. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and Mr Hunt have ruled out a financial intervention as rates were hiked as the Bank […]

todayJune 23, 2023 14


Man charged after hospital stabbings

A man has been charged after two people were stabbed at a hospital in north-west London. Armed officers were called to Central Middlesex Hospital at around 1.20pm on Wednesday to reports that two people had been stabbed. Officers arrived to find two men, both believed to be in their 40s, with stab injuries after they are thought to have been attacked with a mattock. The conditions of both men are […]

todayJune 23, 2023 3


US Coastguard confirm deaths of passengers on Titan submarine

A statement moments ago, from the US Coastguard has confirmed catastrophic damage to the pressure chamber on the craft. The pilot and four passengers of the missing Titan submersible are believed to be dead, as a result. The news was confirmed by the operators of the craft and the US Coastguard. A spokesman offered condolences to the loved ones of those on board.  He also thanked the many people who […]

todayJune 22, 2023 4


Mortgage crisis to deepen as Bank hikes interest rates to 5

The Bank of England has pushed up interest rates to 5%, the highest rate in almost 15 years, as policymakers and the UK Government come under mounting pressure to control the cost-of-living crisis. The move is set to deepen the mortgage crisis as borrowing costs are hiked up for the 13th time in a row. The 0.5 percentage point increase was the sharpest increase since February, surprising economists who had […]

todayJune 22, 2023 5


Additional support sent to help as time runs out to find missing deep sea vessel

It's thought oxygen supplies on the Titan will be close to running out Additional help is being sent to find the missing Titan submersible with just hours of oxygen thought to be left for those onboard. The vessel lost communication with tour operators on Sunday while about 435 miles south of St John’s, Newfoundland, during a voyage to the Titanic shipwreck off the coast of Canada. As of Wednesday afternoon, it was […]

todayJune 22, 2023 6


Eyes of the world on Wests support for Ukraine recovery says Zelensky

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky urged Western leaders to help rebuild his war-torn country, as he hailed the reconstruction project as a crucial part of its fight for freedom. He addressed the Ukraine Recovery Conference in London via video-link on Wednesday, as Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen reiterated their support for the country. “The eyes of the world are looking at us and whether […]

todayJune 21, 2023 5


Father who became homeless describes Windrush experience as worse than hell

A father who ended up homeless because he could not prove his right to work in the UK has described his lengthy experience with the Windrush compensation scheme as “worse than hell”. Fitzroy Maynard said he had been unable to get work for around a decade after losing his job as a residential caretaker in 2007. Having come from Antigua as a child in 1980 and later worked in the […]

todayJune 21, 2023 7


Pet insurance payouts top 1bn in 2022 as owners face costly vet treatment

Pet insurance payouts reached a record high in 2022 with insurers dishing out more than £1 billion as veterinary costs soared, new figures show. Some 1.3 million claims were made in total during the year, 28% more than in 2021, the Association of British Insurers (ABI) revealed. Dogs make up the majority of pet insurance claims, followed by cats. Claims for more expensive treatment like spinal surgery can be up […]

todayJune 21, 2023 2