National News

Top Gear Trio Sign Deal For Amazon Car Show

National News July 30, 2015 at 11:09 am

Jeremy Clarkson says the deal with the streaming service Prime feels “like I’ve climbed out of a bi-plane and into a spaceship”.

Ai Weiwei Denied UK Visa Over ‘Conviction’

National News July 30, 2015 at 10:16 am

The dissident receives a letter denying him a six-month business visa but says he has never been charged or convicted of a crime.

Litvinenko Killed ‘After Second Poisoning’

National News July 30, 2015 at 10:08 am

The claim is made as the final hearings into the radioactive poisoning of the former Russian spy in London draw to a close.

Tunisia Shootings And Greece Hit Thomas Cook

National News July 30, 2015 at 9:40 am

The terror attack in Sousse and financial problems in Greece combine to damage profitability at Thomas Cook.

Fab! Thunderbirds To Return In New Episodes

National News July 30, 2015 at 8:55 am

A Kickstarter project will use original recordings from 1966 to bring Lady Penelope and Virgil Tracy back to life for fans.

PM Insists UK Borders Safe Amid Calais Crisis

National News July 30, 2015 at 8:08 am

David Cameron underlines moves to bolster security as migrants continue their efforts to reach Britain through the Channel Tunnel.

British Gas Profit Up 99% As Owner Cuts Jobs

National News July 30, 2015 at 7:10 am

Some 4,000 jobs are to go at Centrica while its household supply business attracts criticism for a 99% rise in half-year profits.

Shell Plans 6,500 Job Losses This Year

National News July 30, 2015 at 7:02 am

The company moves to slash costs and investment as it believes world oil price weakness may last a few years.

Teen Dies In Canal After Running From Police

National News July 30, 2015 at 2:11 am

Police spotted the teenager after searching for him for around an hour but he went into the water after seeing the officers.

New Direction: Zayn Signs Solo Record Deal

National News July 30, 2015 at 12:45 am

Four months after leaving One Direction to be a “normal” 22-year-old, Malik looks set to return to the charts as a solo artist.