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‘I let the side down’: Prince Andrew on relationship with Epstein

National News November 15, 2019 at 9:06 pm

Prince Andrew has spoken publicly for the first time about his relationship with convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, saying he “let the side down” as a member of the Royal Family.

100 years since first woman was elected and took seat in Commons

National News November 15, 2019 at 3:14 pm

Exactly a century ago, the first woman who took her seat in the Commons was elected as an MP.

‘Crazed Communist scheme’: Labour’s free broadband plan criticised

National News November 15, 2019 at 2:54 pm

Jeremy Corbyn’s plan to offer free full-fibre broadband to all UK homes and businesses by 2030 and part-nationalise BT has been met with derision by telecoms companies, investors and Boris Johnson.

Trump to attend Queen’s reception during UK trip

National News November 15, 2019 at 1:48 pm

Donald Trump will attend a reception hosted by the Queen during his visit to the UK for a NATO summit held from 2-4 December.

Stag dies after being found tangled in plastic

National News November 15, 2019 at 1:02 pm

A stag has died after becoming tangled in a mass of plastic strapping.

Woman tells of moment she used bottle to escape alleged rapist

National News November 15, 2019 at 12:56 pm

A young woman has told a court how she used “logic” rather than “courage” when she decided to smash a vodka bottle over alleged serial rapist Joseph McCann’s head.

Last Of The Summer Wine star Jean Fergusson dies at 74

National News November 15, 2019 at 12:54 pm

Last of the Summer Wine actress Jean Fergusson has died aged 74.

Jailed bum lift killer ‘got away with murder’

National News November 15, 2019 at 12:01 pm

A British beautician jailed for a year for killing a US woman in a botched bum lift “got away with murder”, the victim’s family has said.

Average commute to work ‘now takes 59 minutes’

National News November 15, 2019 at 9:26 am

Commuters are spending a “whopping” 221 hours a year getting to and from work as journey times get longer, new research suggests.

Parties warned minimum wage promises pose ‘severe risks’

National News November 15, 2019 at 9:07 am

Political parties have been warned to be careful about setting higher minimum wage levels.