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Households will be able to apply for £5,000 grant to replace gas boilers as new scheme unveiled

National News October 18, 2021 at 3:54 pm

Households will be able to apply for a £5,000 grant to swap their gas boiler for a low-carbon heat pump, as part of government plans to cut emissions.

Pictured: CCTV shows man understood to be Sir David Amess murder suspect walking down London street hours before attack

National News October 18, 2021 at 3:49 pm

Sky News has obtained CCTV footage showing a man understood to be Ali Harbi Ali walking along a north London street just hours before the killing of Conservative MP Sir David Amess.

Revealed: How many jobs were lost in the music industry as a result of the pandemic

National News October 18, 2021 at 3:32 pm

Almost one in three jobs in music was lost during the pandemic and the government needs to introduce “fiscal incentives” to help the industry find its feet, according to trade body UK Music.

Goto Energy becomes 13th supplier to collapse as gas prices surge

National News October 18, 2021 at 3:24 pm

Goto Energy has become the latest supplier to cease trading amid surging wholesale gas prices, regulator Ofgem said.

MP murder suspect was happy at Christian school and sang hymns as a boy, says former teacher

National News October 18, 2021 at 3:16 pm

A former teacher of terror suspect Ali Harbi Ali, held over the murder of Conservative MP Sir David Amess, says as a young boy he happily took part in morning assembly and sang hymns at his Christian junior school.

England ordered to play game behind closed doors after disorder at Euro 2020 final

National News October 18, 2021 at 3:03 pm

England have been ordered to play their next UEFA competition match behind closed doors following disorder surrounding the Euro 2020 final at Wembley in the summer.

Doctor says treating football fan who had cardiac arrest in stands was ‘very difficult’

National News October 18, 2021 at 2:07 pm

A doctor who helped a football fan who collapsed in the stands during Newcastle’s game against Tottenham says treating him on the terraces was “very difficult”.

Southend to become a city, PM announces as he leads tributes to Sir David Amess

National News October 18, 2021 at 1:53 pm

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has told MPs that Southend will be accorded city status – a long-running campaign of Sir David Amess – as he led tributes to the killed MP.

‘I’m determined to come back’: Newsreader announces cancer has spread

National News October 18, 2021 at 12:34 pm

Newsreader George Alagiah said he is “determined to come back” as his agent confirmed the presenter is dealing with a “further spread of cancer” and is to take a break from broadcasting.

What is the Online Safety Bill and why are some people worried about it?

National News October 18, 2021 at 11:59 am

Following the murder of Sir David Amess and an arrest after another MP was emailed a death threat, senior figures in Westminster are decrying the abuse directed towards politicians over the internet.