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New Zealand’s UK diplomat visits scene of Sgt Matt Ratana death ahead of inquest

New Zealand’s UK diplomat visits scene of Sgt Matt Ratana death ahead of inquest

New Zealand’s UK diplomat visits scene of Sgt Matt Ratana death ahead of inquest

01 October 2020

Bede Corry joined Met Police Commissioner Dame Cressida Dick to pay his respects at a makeshift shrine in the grounds of Croydon Custody Centre.


MPs call for ‘transparency’ in top broadcasting appointments

MPs call for ‘transparency’ in top broadcasting appointments

MPs call for ‘transparency’ in top broadcasting appointments

01 October 2020

Ex-Daily Mail editor Paul Dacre and former Daily Telegraph editor Charles Moore are said to be in line for positions at Ofcom and the BBC.


Labour MP welcomes Leave.EU apology over ‘horrendous’ social media post

Labour MP welcomes Leave.EU apology over ‘horrendous’ social media post

Labour MP welcomes Leave.EU apology over ‘horrendous’ social media post

01 October 2020

Naz Shah said the libellous post led to abuse and death threats.


Caledonian Sleeper services cancelled as staff take strike action

Caledonian Sleeper services cancelled as staff take strike action

Caledonian Sleeper services cancelled as staff take strike action

01 October 2020

The RMT union has claimed operator Serco ‘refused to engage in serious talks’ in a dispute over safety issues.


Microsoft Outlook fault leaves users unable to access emails

Microsoft Outlook fault leaves users unable to access emails

Microsoft Outlook fault leaves users unable to access emails

01 October 2020

The technology giant has said it is investigating the cause of the outage.


H&M to close 250 stores globally as shoppers move online

H&M to close 250 stores globally as shoppers move online

H&M to close 250 stores globally as shoppers move online

01 October 2020

The world’s second largest clothing retailer said that around a quarter of its 5,000 stores are able to renegotiate or exit contracts next year.


Merseyside set for new restrictions as study suggests measures are working

Merseyside set for new restrictions as study suggests measures are working

Merseyside set for new restrictions as study suggests measures are working

01 October 2020

Research shows controls imposed in the North East of England may be slowing the spread of coronavirus.


Jeremy Corbyn ‘broke coronavirus rule of six at dinner party’

Jeremy Corbyn ‘broke coronavirus rule of six at dinner party’

Jeremy Corbyn ‘broke coronavirus rule of six at dinner party’

01 October 2020

New laws prohibiting social gatherings of more than six people came into effect on September 14.


UK’s first all-electric emergency ambulance launched to cut carbon emissions

UK’s first all-electric emergency ambulance launched to cut carbon emissions

UK’s first all-electric emergency ambulance launched to cut carbon emissions

01 October 2020

The ambulance has a top speed of 75mph and a range of 105-110 miles.


Consultation launched on new powers to ensure small businesses are paid on time

Consultation launched on new powers to ensure small businesses are paid on time

Consultation launched on new powers to ensure small businesses are paid on time

01 October 2020

A minister said £23.4 billion worth of late invoices are owed to small firms across Britain.


7,000 migrants arrive in UK in 2020 aboard hundreds of boats

7,000 migrants arrive in UK in 2020 aboard hundreds of boats

7,000 migrants arrive in UK in 2020 aboard hundreds of boats

01 October 2020

Wednesday marked the 100th separate day when people have arrived in small boats this year, according to analysis by the PA news agency.


Restrictions in the north of England ‘may be working’, study expert says

Restrictions in the north of England ‘may be working’, study expert says

Restrictions in the north of England ‘may be working’, study expert says

01 October 2020

The React study estimates around one in 200 people were infected with coronavirus across England as of September 26.


Halfords to beat profit targets after cycling and staycation boost continues

Halfords to beat profit targets after cycling and staycation boost continues

Halfords to beat profit targets after cycling and staycation boost continues

01 October 2020

The firm said it now expects to post pre-tax profits above £55 million for the first half of the current financial year.


Boats used in bid to herd whale pod back out to sea before military exercise

Boats used in bid to herd whale pod back out to sea before military exercise

Boats used in bid to herd whale pod back out to sea before military exercise

01 October 2020

Rescuers will attempt to shepherd the animals out of Loch Long amid concern they could be harmed.


What are the new restrictions for North Wales?

What are the new restrictions for North Wales?

What are the new restrictions for North Wales?

01 October 2020

Extra restrictions will be in place for the counties of Denbighshire, Flintshire, Conwy and Wrexham from 6pm on Thursday.


Study finds black people at almost twice the risk of Covid death

Study finds black people at almost twice the risk of Covid death

Study finds black people at almost twice the risk of Covid death

01 October 2020

The independent report found black people were 1.9 times more likely to die from Covid-19 than white people.


What the papers say – October 1

What the papers say – October 1

What the papers say – October 1

01 October 2020

The latest machinations behind the Government’s coronavirus restrictions lead today’s papers.


Astronomers find galaxies trapped in web of supermassive black hole

Astronomers find galaxies trapped in web of supermassive black hole

Astronomers find galaxies trapped in web of supermassive black hole

01 October 2020

The finding helps to understand how supermassive black holes formed and grew to their enormous sizes so quickly, researchers say.


Man to run 25th London Marathon in a row after battling Covid-19 and leg injury

Man to run 25th London Marathon in a row after battling Covid-19 and leg injury

Man to run 25th London Marathon in a row after battling Covid-19 and leg injury

01 October 2020

Simon Gallo has been wearing flip-flops since March but is hoping to complete the virtual marathon in six-and-a-half hours.


Ex-teacher faces life in prison after murdering wife and man

Ex-teacher faces life in prison after murdering wife and man

Ex-teacher faces life in prison after murdering wife and man

01 October 2020

The 40-year-old defendant pleaded guilty to two counts of murder at a previous hearing on July 6.


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