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Festival Veteran Laments Lack Of Fringe Benefits

National News August 8, 2015 at 1:50 am

For some, it’s their big break but others, including comedian Richard Herring, say the acts are “mainly losing money” to perform.

Migrant Camp People Traffickers Linked To UK

National News August 7, 2015 at 11:12 pm

Sky News is told the smugglers in some French camps are mostly from Britain and Belgium and appear to rotate every few months.

Cilla Black’s Body Flown Back Home For Funeral

National News August 7, 2015 at 8:27 pm

The singer’s coffin is met by undertakers at Gatwick airport as preparations are made for her funeral service in Buckinghamshire.

Chaos As London Commuter Trains Disrupted

National News August 7, 2015 at 7:27 pm

Thousands of people are stranded as trains heading west from London Paddington are cancelled or delayed due to a signal failure.

Lib Dem Comeback Starts With…Two Week Holiday

National News August 7, 2015 at 6:14 pm

Tim Farron tweets he is going on holiday minutes before his struggling party says its comeback starts “right now”.

Bentley Abandoned As Pair Flee ‘Hit-And-Run’

National News August 7, 2015 at 4:56 pm

One of two men who allegedly ran from a £120,000 Bentley after a man was killed in Notting Hill is charged with dangerous driving.

Glasgow Crash Driver ‘Was Not Fit To Drive’

National News August 7, 2015 at 3:49 pm

Dr Joanne Willox says she was unaware that driver Harry Clark had fainted in the year before she assessed him for a HGV licence.

Cameron Defends £3m Kids Company Grant

National News August 7, 2015 at 3:48 pm

The PM says it was right to give government cash to the children’s charity just before it closed due to lack of funds.

Man Dies Rescuing Child From English Channel

National News August 7, 2015 at 3:32 pm

Dorset Police say the man, aged in his 40s, got into difficulty after saving the child from the sea off Chesil Beach.

Britain Set To Be As Hot As Barcelona

National News August 7, 2015 at 2:35 pm

After several weeks of unsettled conditions, temperatures are expected to climb to a sizzling 28C in some parts of the UK.