National News

Women’s life expectancy falls in England’s poorest areas

National News February 25, 2020 at 12:42 am

The life expectancy of women has fallen in the most deprived areas of England, according to a new report.

Sir Frederick Barclay secretly recorded at Ritz by own family, court hears

National News February 24, 2020 at 9:43 pm

Sir Frederick Barclay was secretly recorded for several months, after the conservatory of The Ritz hotel was bugged, the High Court has heard.

Men jailed for smuggling 29 Vietnamese into Britain on yacht

National News February 24, 2020 at 9:16 pm

Four men have been jailed after smuggling 29 Vietnamese people into Britain on a yacht.

Serious flooding to threaten parts of England for ‘several days’

National News February 24, 2020 at 8:39 pm

Parts of England will be threatened with serious flooding for several days due to swollen rivers, the Environment Agency has warned.

CCTV of bomber Salman Abedi at Manchester Arena days before attack

National News February 24, 2020 at 7:57 pm

Footage of Manchester Arena bomber Salman Abedi scoping out the venue during a Take That concert, days before his suicide attack killed 22 people, has been shown to a jury.

Yorkshire Tea reveals how boycott calls brewed thanks to chancellor

National News February 24, 2020 at 7:43 pm

Yorkshire Tea has urged social media users to “try to be kind” after unwittingly being put at the centre of a “political mudfight” by new Chancellor Rishi Sunak.

‘We need money and we need it now’ – MP’s plea for flooding cash

National News February 24, 2020 at 6:53 pm

Families affected by flooding have “lost literally every single thing they had”, an MP has revealed as he made an impassioned plea for greater government help.

Promoter Hearn: ‘We’d be clowns not to make Fury-Joshua happen’

National News February 24, 2020 at 4:46 pm

Anthony Joshua’s undisputed world title fight against Tyson Fury “will happen”, according to promoter Eddie Hearn who said he will do “everything it takes” to agree a deal.

Man found guilty of murdering pensioner with crossbow

National News February 24, 2020 at 2:53 pm

A 39-year-old sports therapist has been found guilty of murdering a 74-year-old retired lecturer with a crossbow outside his home in Anglesey last year.

Body of boy, 13, found in River Wear

National News February 24, 2020 at 1:21 pm

The body of a teenage boy, believed to be a 13-year-old, has been found in the River Wear, Durham Police have said.