National News

Beaming Queen appears with Prince Andrew hours after signing off Harry’s deal

National News January 19, 2020 at 11:40 am

The Queen smiled for the cameras as she appeared in public with Prince Andrew for the first time since he retired from royal duties.

Which is the UK’s toughest place to be a girl?

National News January 19, 2020 at 11:28 am

Blackpool is the “toughest” place to be a girl in the UK, research has found. 

House of Lords could leave London for the North

National News January 19, 2020 at 10:10 am

The House of Lords could leave London and move north as Boris Johnson considers plans to burst the Westminster bubble.

What Harry and Meghan wanted – and what they got

National News January 19, 2020 at 7:16 am

Ten days after Harry and Meghan’s bombshell announcement that they wish to step back as “senior” royals, a deal has been struck between the Sussexes and the Queen.

Police given ‘powerful new tool’ to protect stalking victims

National News January 19, 2020 at 1:47 am

Stalkers could face up to five years in jail for breaching “powerful” new court orders which ban them from contacting alleged victims.

Hunt for man who stabbed 10-year-old boy in street

National News January 18, 2020 at 10:55 pm

Police are hunting a man who stabbed a 10-year-old boy in the street in Leicester.

‘I’m proud of Meghan’: Queen praises duchess amid Sussexes’ exit

National News January 18, 2020 at 9:42 pm

The Queen has singled out Meghan for praise as the future of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex was confirmed, saying she is “particularly proud” of how quickly the former actress has “become one of the family”.

Saracens to be relegated at the end of this season

National News January 18, 2020 at 7:21 pm

Saracens will be relegated from the Premiership at the end of the 2019-20 season, Premiership Rugby has announced.

Harry and Meghan to lose royal funds and HRH titles from spring

National News January 18, 2020 at 6:24 pm

Prince Harry and Meghan will lose royal funds and their HRH titles from spring, Buckingham Palace has confirmed.

Freeview facing weekend blackout as weather system affects signal

National News January 18, 2020 at 5:41 pm

Freeview viewers could miss their favourite programmes this weekend if record high air pressure affects TV and radio signals.