National News

Ice warning as UK reels from five-day freeze

National News December 12, 2017 at 6:28 pm

The UK is facing another freezing night after a week that saw temperatures plummet lower than those in Moscow and Oslo.

Triple death house fire was ‘targeted’ attack

National News December 12, 2017 at 6:19 pm

Police investigating a house fire that killed three children in Salford believe the attack was targeted.

Tyson Fury free to resume his boxing career

National News December 12, 2017 at 4:36 pm

Tyson Fury is free to resume his career, subject to regaining his boxing licence, after accepting a backdated two-year ban from UK Anti-Doping.

Grenfell could happen again – London fire chief

National News December 12, 2017 at 4:04 pm

London Fire Brigade Commissioner Dany Cotton has said she can’t be sure a disaster like the Grenfell Tower blaze “wouldn’t happen again”.

Man makes igloo with washing up bowl and snow

National News December 12, 2017 at 1:16 pm

A man who built an igloo in his girlfriend’s back garden in Worcestershire says he would like to take tips from “real eskimos” to improve his skills.

Trump ‘misinterpreted’ during Britain First row

National News December 12, 2017 at 11:48 am

A diplomatic row over Donald Trump’s Britain First retweets is threatening to break out again after a top US diplomat claimed the President was “misinterpreted”.

MP’s aide accused of rape in boss’s office

National News December 12, 2017 at 11:41 am

A Conservative MP’s chief of staff raped a woman in his boss’s office after calling her a “b****” when she rebuffed his advances, a court has been told.

No deal: Edmonds made £10m Lloyds proposal

National News December 12, 2017 at 10:31 am

Noel Edmonds proposed settling a legal claim against Lloyds Banking Group for a small fraction of the £300m he originally sought in relation to a fraud involving Britain’s biggest high street lender.

Appeal as woman ‘left for dead’ by four vehicles

National News December 12, 2017 at 10:06 am

Police are appealing for witnesses over the death of a woman hit by four vehicles – none of which stopped.

Inflation rises slightly to 3.1% in November

National News December 12, 2017 at 9:29 am

The rate of inflation rose slightly to 3.1% in November, from 3% in October, the office for National Statistics has announced.