National News

Mad Dog Adair Plotter ‘Wanted To Be Hero’

National News July 21, 2015 at 1:14 pm

A notorious convicted terrorist says a gang plotted to kill him on a Scottish beach to earn “credibility” among republicans.

Man Charged With US Military Terrorist Plot

National News July 21, 2015 at 1:13 pm

A Luton man is charged with planning an attack on US military personnel – possibly at the RAF Lakenheath base in Suffolk.

Bosley Mill Explosion: Police Find Second Body

National News July 21, 2015 at 12:49 pm

Emergency teams are continuing to search the “extremely complex scene” following the blast on Friday morning.

MPs’ Expenses: They Claimed For That?

National News July 21, 2015 at 12:21 pm

Who claimed 7p for a bulldog clip? £5.16 for a Tipp-Ex Mouse? 2p for a pencil sharpener? Find out the tiny amounts MPs claim for.

Calais: Tyres Set Alight In Eurotunnel Protest

National News July 21, 2015 at 11:39 am

The protest is the latest in a series over expected job cuts in Calais linked to Eurotunnel’s sale of its ferry service.

David Frost’s Eldest Son Dies While Jogging

National News July 21, 2015 at 11:34 am

Miles, who led the prayers at his father’s funeral two years ago, died jogging near the family’s home in Oxfordshire on Sunday.

MP Claimed 9p Expenses For 352-Yard Car Trip

National News July 21, 2015 at 8:54 am

Government Minister Rob Wilson admits it does look “odd” to put in small claims – he also billed the taxpayer for a 60p bike ride.

Royal Mail Posts Flat First Quarter Revenue

National News July 21, 2015 at 7:38 am

The chief executive says trading remains challenging and the company must continue to innovate while saving cash.

Ashley Madison Data Hack ‘Done For Profit’

National News July 21, 2015 at 5:26 am

A member of a hacking community claims Impact Team “will profit in a big way” if they sell the stolen personal details.

Osborne Tells Departments To Prepare For Cuts

National News July 21, 2015 at 2:49 am

Ministers are warned they will have to deliver “more for less” as the Treasury aims to save up to 40% on department costs.