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HGV firm boss jailed for fraudulently billing Spanish company for police escorts

HGV firm boss jailed for fraudulently billing Spanish company for police escorts

HGV firm boss jailed for fraudulently billing Spanish company for police escorts

18 June 2024

James Campbell, 51, of Bearsden, East Dunbartonshire, was sentenced to 16 months behind bars.


63-year-old handed restraining order after stalking TV presenter Fern Britton

63-year-old handed restraining order after stalking TV presenter Fern Britton

63-year-old handed restraining order after stalking TV presenter Fern Britton

18 June 2024

James Haviland pleaded guilty to stalking the former Celebrity Big Brother star.


Scottish Green manifesto to propose abolishment of monarchy

Scottish Green manifesto to propose abolishment of monarchy

Scottish Green manifesto to propose abolishment of monarchy

18 June 2024

Co-leader Patrick Harvie has said his party will also set out plans for a Scottish republic and a written constitution.


King’s charity teams up with Chanel and le19M to teach future hatmakers

King’s charity teams up with Chanel and le19M to teach future hatmakers

King’s charity teams up with Chanel and le19M to teach future hatmakers

18 June 2024

The King’s Foundation has announced its first Metiers d’art Millinery Fellowship.


Decision not to charge Stephen Lawrence officers ‘unjustifiable’

Decision not to charge Stephen Lawrence officers ‘unjustifiable’

Decision not to charge Stephen Lawrence officers ‘unjustifiable’

18 June 2024

Doreen Lawrence said no officer will ever be held responsible for the failure to bring all her son’s killers to justice.


Hargreaves Lansdown ‘willing to recommend’ £5.4bn takeover proposal

Hargreaves Lansdown ‘willing to recommend’ £5.4bn takeover proposal

Hargreaves Lansdown ‘willing to recommend’ £5.4bn takeover proposal

18 June 2024

The company said the latest offer follows three previous approaches from the consortium in recent months, including a £4.7bn approach from May.


Experts call for action to tackle decline in children’s health

Experts call for action to tackle decline in children’s health

Experts call for action to tackle decline in children’s health

18 June 2024

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver said children ‘deserve so much more’ as a new report highlighted a number of health-related outcomes for youngsters.


Labour lead in Scotland slips to four points, poll suggests

Labour lead in Scotland slips to four points, poll suggests

Labour lead in Scotland slips to four points, poll suggests

18 June 2024

Sir Keir Starmer’s party dropped five percentage points from the last poll in May.


Liberal Democrats pledge £1bn a year to tackle ‘crumbling’ hospitals

Liberal Democrats pledge £1bn a year to tackle ‘crumbling’ hospitals

Liberal Democrats pledge £1bn a year to tackle ‘crumbling’ hospitals

18 June 2024

The party accused the Conservatives of failing to act on the threat posed by crumbling concrete in hospitals.


Scotland can be global leader in clean energy under Labour – Sarwar

Scotland can be global leader in clean energy under Labour – Sarwar

Scotland can be global leader in clean energy under Labour – Sarwar

18 June 2024

The Scottish Labour leader also accused the SNP and the Tories of ‘tying themselves in knots’ over the energy policies.


Blair right that a woman has a vagina and a man has a penis, Starmer says

Blair right that a woman has a vagina and a man has a penis, Starmer says

Blair right that a woman has a vagina and a man has a penis, Starmer says

18 June 2024

The Labour leader has hardened his position on biological sex.


Edward and Sophie embrace in silver wedding anniversary portrait

Edward and Sophie embrace in silver wedding anniversary portrait

Edward and Sophie embrace in silver wedding anniversary portrait

18 June 2024

The Duke and Duchess of Edinburgh married in St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, on June 19 1999.


New report on Battle of Orgreave handed to Government

New report on Battle of Orgreave handed to Government

New report on Battle of Orgreave handed to Government

18 June 2024

Campaigners say the report includes new information on policing of the clashes with striking miners 40 years ago.


Astronomers witness ‘sudden awakening’ of massive black hole in far-away galaxy

Astronomers witness ‘sudden awakening’ of massive black hole in far-away galaxy

Astronomers witness ‘sudden awakening’ of massive black hole in far-away galaxy

18 June 2024

The mysterious brightening of a distant galaxy is thought to be caused by a black hole ‘feasting’ on the surrounding gas.


Sepsis patients ‘could get the right treatment faster, based on their genes’

Sepsis patients ‘could get the right treatment faster, based on their genes’

Sepsis patients ‘could get the right treatment faster, based on their genes’

18 June 2024

Researchers hope the findings could help identify who would benefit from certain treatments and lead to the development of targeted therapies.


Burnout a barrier to NHS productivity growth as leaders call for more support

Burnout a barrier to NHS productivity growth as leaders call for more support

Burnout a barrier to NHS productivity growth as leaders call for more support

18 June 2024

NHS Providers said it is ‘encouraging’ to see how trusts are ‘finding positive solutions in the face of extraordinary pressures’.


Swinney urged to rule out ‘North East tax’ in SNP manifesto

Swinney urged to rule out ‘North East tax’ in SNP manifesto

Swinney urged to rule out ‘North East tax’ in SNP manifesto

18 June 2024

The Scottish Tories claim documents show the SNP considered increasing business rates and a windfall tax in 2022-23.


Father killed by car ‘used as a weapon’ as he tried to help stranger, jury told

Father killed by car ‘used as a weapon’ as he tried to help stranger, jury told

Father killed by car ‘used as a weapon’ as he tried to help stranger, jury told

18 June 2024

Chris Marriott was one of five people run over by Hassan Jhangur, who then stabbed another man, Sheffield Crown Court has heard.


Children missing after Thorpe Park trip found safe in London

Children missing after Thorpe Park trip found safe in London

Children missing after Thorpe Park trip found safe in London

18 June 2024

Surrey Police said that the trio had travelled from Surrey to Milton Keynes after a planned day out at the park, before they were found in London.


Four out of 10 adults say bus service funding should be ‘a top priority’

Four out of 10 adults say bus service funding should be ‘a top priority’

Four out of 10 adults say bus service funding should be ‘a top priority’

18 June 2024

Confederation of Passenger Transport analysis of Treasury figures shows less than 10% of transport spending is allocated to bus services.


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