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Starmer’s Labour rule changes to be put to party’s conference after bruising row

National News September 25, 2021 at 9:57 pm

Sir Keir Starmer’s watered-down proposals for changing Labour’s rulebook will be put to the party’s conference in Brighton following a bruising internal row.

Oleksandr Usyk beats Anthony Joshua to take heavyweight titles

National News September 25, 2021 at 7:07 pm

Anthony Joshua has failed to retain his heavyweight titles after being beaten by Oleksandr Usyk.

Up to 4,000 new HGV drivers to help tackle supply crisis, government says

National News September 25, 2021 at 4:46 pm

Up to 4,000 people will be trained up as new HGV drivers as part of a package of measures that will help tackle the driver shortage, the government has announced.

Starmer forced to water down Labour reforms as Brighton conference opens amid internal party battle

National News September 25, 2021 at 2:36 pm

Sir Keir Starmer has been forced to water down his planned overhaul of Labour rules at the opening of the party’s conference in Brighton, as he was accused of an “almost pathological fear of democracy” in pushing for change.

‘Catastrophic’ panic buying of fuel ‘going to get worse’, industry expert warns

National News September 25, 2021 at 2:09 pm

Panicked motorists have caused lengthy queues at petrol stations for a second day – as an industry expert predicted the “catastrophic situation” is going to get worse before it improves.

Another 122 COVID deaths reported as 31,348 test positive across the UK

National News September 25, 2021 at 1:56 pm

Another 122 COVID-19 deaths and a further 31,348 cases have been recorded in the UK in the latest 24-hour reporting period, government figures show.

Airport shuts for the weekend after light aircraft incident left three people in hospital

National News September 25, 2021 at 1:42 pm

Teesside International Airport has closed its runway for the weekend after an incident involving a light aircraft left three people in hospital with injuries.

Boy, 15, in life-threatening condition after being stabbed in London

National News September 25, 2021 at 11:36 am

A 15-year-old boy is in a life-threatening condition after he was stabbed on Friday afternoon in east London.

‘May the world know her name’ – book of condolence opens in memory of Sabina Nessa

National News September 25, 2021 at 11:16 am

A book of condolence has been opened at a community centre near to where Sabina Nessa lived and was killed.

‘It’s stupidity’ – Cars spill out on to roads beyond forecourts while waiting for petrol

National News September 25, 2021 at 10:10 am

Through the night the cars kept coming – spilling out on to the roads beyond the forecourt.