National News

British Gas To Cut Household Gas Bills By 5%

National News July 15, 2015 at 1:00 pm

This is the second price reduction offered to gas customers this year, which British Gas says will cut bills by £72 in total.

Daniel Pelka: Police Investigate Mum’s Death

National News July 15, 2015 at 12:44 pm

The prison’s ombudsman and police examine the death of Magdelena Luczak, found dead in her prison cell on Tuesday.

Energy Bill Rise To Avert Threat Of Power Cuts

National News July 15, 2015 at 12:43 pm

Power plant closures are squeezing spare electricity capacity leading National Grid to take action this winter costing £36m.

Eton Mess! Glitch Wrongly Invites 400 Boys

National News July 15, 2015 at 9:13 am

A computer glitch at the public school meant hundreds of boys were offered a conditional place – not the nine intended.

Celebrities Call On PM To Protect BBC From Cuts

National News July 15, 2015 at 8:52 am

Stars including Daniel Craig and Dame Judi Dench warn David Cameron a “diminished BBC would simply mean a diminished Britain”.

1D’s Louis Tomlinson To Be Father – Report

National News July 15, 2015 at 8:51 am

The 23-year-old singer is said to be expecting a baby with US stylist Briana Jungwirth, who he had a series of dates with in May.

Secure Zone At Calais To Tackle Migrant Crisis

National News July 14, 2015 at 2:54 pm

A new “secure zone” is to be created at Calais for UK-bound lorries after more than 8,000 attempts by illegal migrants to enter Britain.

Plans To Change Fox Hunting Rules Pulled

National News July 14, 2015 at 1:51 pm

Government plans to relax rules on fox hunting in England and Wales have been shelved in the face of the change being defeated.

MoD Showed ‘No Humility’ Over SAS Deaths

National News July 14, 2015 at 1:47 pm

The widow of one of the reservists who died on a march accuses military chiefs of “losing sight of their values and standards”.

‘Gross Failures’ By MoD In SAS March Deaths

National News July 14, 2015 at 1:36 pm

A coroner rules that march organisers were not well prepared and the increased risk of heat illness “had not been appreciated”.