National News

Meghan’s half-sister hits out at ‘gross breach of duty’ to Queen

National News January 17, 2020 at 12:06 pm

The Duchess of Sussex’s half-sister has accused Meghan and Harry of a “gross breach of duty” to the Queen.

BT and Vodafone to lobby PM in support of Huawei

National News January 17, 2020 at 12:01 pm

Britain’s two biggest telecoms companies are preparing to lobby Boris Johnson in support of Huawei’s involvement in the UK’s 5G communications network.

Which supermarket was the cheapest in 2019?

National News January 17, 2020 at 11:23 am

Sainsbury’s has been crowned the cheapest supermarket of 2019 after a study by the Which? consumer group.

‘County line gangs make me sick’ – home secretary vows to help child drug mules

National News January 17, 2020 at 10:55 am

The leaders of county lines gangs are being targeted, with the home secretary vowing to stop children being exploited across the country as drug mules.

Yes Minister actor Derek Fowlds dies aged 82

National News January 17, 2020 at 10:54 am

Yes Minister star Derek Fowlds has died aged 82, his family has said.

Eminem drops surprise album – and upsets some with Manchester bombing lyric

National News January 17, 2020 at 10:41 am

Eminem has surprised fans with another unexpected album on which he raps about the Manchester bombing.

Woman left bloodied after ‘homophobic attack’ from behind by two men

National News January 17, 2020 at 9:58 am

Police are investigating an alleged homophobic attack against a woman as she walked home late at night.

Shoppers cut back on Xmas as sales fall for record fifth month

National News January 17, 2020 at 9:18 am

Retail sales fell for a record fifth month in a row in December, as shoppers continued to be cautious in the run-up to Christmas.

Man arrested after woman stabbed to death

National News January 17, 2020 at 8:36 am

Police have arrested a man on suspicion of murder after a woman was stabbed to death in Suffolk.

Rare Edward VIII coin sells for £1m – and why he’s facing the wrong way

National News January 17, 2020 at 7:39 am

Someone has bought a rare coin featuring Edward VIII for £1m, making it the most expensive British sovereign ever sold.