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Labour to pledge new deal for workers

Labour to pledge new deal for workers

Labour to pledge new deal for workers

24 September 2021

Angela Rayner will open the party conference with a promise to improve pay and conditions.


Police make new appeal for help to solve 2000 murder

Police make new appeal for help to solve 2000 murder

Police make new appeal for help to solve 2000 murder

24 September 2021

Vicky Glass, 21, disappeared from a Middlesbrough street in September 2000 and her body was found dumped in a stream six weeks later.


Sabina Nessa murder probe police seek man in CCTV images

Sabina Nessa murder probe police seek man in CCTV images

Sabina Nessa murder probe police seek man in CCTV images

24 September 2021

Images show a man walking in Pegler Square, Kidbrooke, on the evening Sabina was attacked.


Plea for help from energy companies ‘fell on deaf ears’, collapsed firm warns

Plea for help from energy companies ‘fell on deaf ears’, collapsed firm warns

Plea for help from energy companies ‘fell on deaf ears’, collapsed firm warns

24 September 2021

The boss of collapsed supplier Green Energy suggested a majority of energy companies are at risk of going out of business due to the energy crisis.


Energy supplier Symbio stops taking new customers amid gas price squeeze

Energy supplier Symbio stops taking new customers amid gas price squeeze

Energy supplier Symbio stops taking new customers amid gas price squeeze

24 September 2021

The company was fined by Ofgem earlier this year for missing its payments into a renewable energy scheme.


School staff receive threats of violence amid anti-vaccination campaign

School staff receive threats of violence amid anti-vaccination campaign

School staff receive threats of violence amid anti-vaccination campaign

24 September 2021

It comes on the week that the Covid-19 jab is starting to be rolled out to pupils aged between 12 and 15 across the UK.


Queues return to Apple Stores as the iPhone 13 goes on sale

Queues return to Apple Stores as the iPhone 13 goes on sale

Queues return to Apple Stores as the iPhone 13 goes on sale

24 September 2021

A new range of the smartphones, plus a new iPad and iPad mini, are now available in the UK.


Insulate Britain blocks access to Port of Dover

Insulate Britain blocks access to Port of Dover

Insulate Britain blocks access to Port of Dover

24 September 2021

The group said more than 40 of its supporters in two groups have blocked the A20 road.


Starmer backs relaxation of Class A drugs law in Scotland

Starmer backs relaxation of Class A drugs law in Scotland

Starmer backs relaxation of Class A drugs law in Scotland

24 September 2021

The Labour leader has backed softer drug laws following an announcement from Scotland’s Lord Advocate.


‘Carry on as normal,’ Shapps urges drivers amid forecourt closures

‘Carry on as normal,’ Shapps urges drivers amid forecourt closures

‘Carry on as normal,’ Shapps urges drivers amid forecourt closures

24 September 2021

Senior ministers were understood to be meeting on Friday afternoon to discuss possible solutions to the shortage of HGV drivers.


Energy firm boss says crisis is ‘bringing industry flaws to the surface’

Energy firm boss says crisis is ‘bringing industry flaws to the surface’

Energy firm boss says crisis is ‘bringing industry flaws to the surface’

24 September 2021

Utilita Energy’s chief executive Bill Bullen said many firms failed to prepare for gas price surges.


Firefighters to run London Marathon inside mini fire engine

Firefighters to run London Marathon inside mini fire engine

Firefighters to run London Marathon inside mini fire engine

24 September 2021

Firefighters from across the UK are taking on the challenging race, some wearing full fire kit and carrying breathing equipment weighing 15kg.


Grandfather prepares for 37th consecutive London Marathon after Covid-19 battle

Grandfather prepares for 37th consecutive London Marathon after Covid-19 battle

Grandfather prepares for 37th consecutive London Marathon after Covid-19 battle

24 September 2021

Harmander Singh, 62, said it took him four months to get back to running after the virus.


Victim of fatal shooting in north London named by police

Victim of fatal shooting in north London named by police

Victim of fatal shooting in north London named by police

24 September 2021

Police said Sharmake Mohamud’s next of kin have been informed.


What the papers say – September 24

What the papers say – September 24

What the papers say – September 24

24 September 2021

Images of murdered teacher Sabina Nessa adorn many of the front pages.


Special memorial for Met Police officer killed in the line of duty

Special memorial for Met Police officer killed in the line of duty

Special memorial for Met Police officer killed in the line of duty

24 September 2021

New Zealand-born Sergeant Matt Ratana was described by his partner, Su Bushby, as her ‘gentle giant’.


Man to face court charged with murders of mother and three children

Man to face court charged with murders of mother and three children

Man to face court charged with murders of mother and three children

24 September 2021

Damien Bendall will appear at Derby Crown Court on Friday.


Church’s ‘scab-like’ mould problem putting worshipers off

Church’s ‘scab-like’ mould problem putting worshipers off

Church’s ‘scab-like’ mould problem putting worshipers off

24 September 2021

Parishes are battling to attract congregations that will make donations to preserve their churches.


New woodlands to be created along rivers as part of tree planting drive

New woodlands to be created along rivers as part of tree planting drive

New woodlands to be created along rivers as part of tree planting drive

24 September 2021

It is hoped the riverside tree planting will boost water quality and wildlife and help tackle climate change.


Call for Government aid to tackle ‘significant and growing’ church repair costs

Call for Government aid to tackle ‘significant and growing’ church repair costs

Call for Government aid to tackle ‘significant and growing’ church repair costs

24 September 2021

A Tory MP said he wants the Government to step in, warning the cost of repairs will only increase if left unaddressed.


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