National News

UK deploys attack helicopters to deter ‘credible’ Russian threat

National News April 15, 2019 at 11:15 am

The UK has sent five Apache attack helicopters to Estonia as a deterrent to “a very credible threat” from Russia.

Shell HQ windows smashed in London climate change protest

National News April 15, 2019 at 10:34 am

Environmental activists have smashed windows as they vandalised the London headquarters of oil giant Shell – in protests aimed at grinding the capital to a halt.

Basking in bank holiday weather: UK set to be warmer than Corfu

National News April 15, 2019 at 10:16 am

The Easter weekend will not only bring with it chocolate eggs and simnel cake, but also a timely reprieve from the recent chilly weather.

Shamima Begum appealing for legal aid but Hunt ‘uncomfortable’

National News April 15, 2019 at 9:27 am

IS bride Shamima Begum is appealing for legal aid to fight for her British citizenship – but Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt says he would be “very uncomfortable” if she got the support.

‘My world is shattered’: Dad pays tribute to boy killed by dog

National News April 15, 2019 at 9:21 am

The father of a nine-year-old boy killed by a dog while alone in a caravan has said his “whole world has shattered into a million pieces”.

Ramsay hits back over cultural appropriation claims

National News April 15, 2019 at 9:15 am

Gordon Ramsay has hit back at a food critic for accusing his new pan-Asian restaurant of cultural appropriation and tokenism.

Hunt: Brexit delay ‘damaging’ Britain’s standing in the world

National News April 15, 2019 at 9:00 am

A senior minister has called for an end to the Brexit deadlock, warning the delay is damaging Britain at home and abroad.

Man charged over video of burning Grenfell model

National News April 15, 2019 at 8:18 am

A man has been charged after a video was posted online of a burning cardboard model of Grenfell Tower.

Major shake-up as no-fault evictions to be axed

National News April 14, 2019 at 11:33 pm

The government has announced proposals to stop tenants from being “uprooted by their landlord with little notice”.

Hillsborough disaster: Remembering the 96

National News April 12, 2019 at 1:03 pm

Monday marks the 30th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster, the worst tragedy in British sporting history.