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‘Work To Rule’ Action Adds To Tube Misery

National News August 12, 2015 at 10:43 am

‘Work to rule’ action has caused disruption, as the 12 September start of the all-night service could be delayed, a report says.

Five Family Members Held By Terror Police

National News August 12, 2015 at 10:38 am

A man, woman and three teenage girls are held at a London police station on suspicion of terror offences.

Unemployment Rises For Second Straight Month

National News August 12, 2015 at 9:42 am

The number of people out of work stands at 1.85 million but sluggish wage growth may push an interest rate rise back further.

Ed Sheeran Awarded Honorary Doctorate

National News August 12, 2015 at 9:08 am

The Thinking Out Loud singer and school dropout will collect his award from University Campus Suffolk in the autumn.

Airport Shops Told To Pass On Tax Discounts

National News August 12, 2015 at 7:05 am

Retailers are urged by the Treasury to reduce prices for passengers instead of boosting their profits.

Yarl’s Wood ‘A Place Of National Concern’

National News August 12, 2015 at 3:35 am

Inspectors find dozens of pregnant women held at the privately run immigration removal centre against government policy.

Wonky Bread And Air Rage: When Gripes Go Viral

National News August 12, 2015 at 2:49 am

As a new ombudsman service is launched for customer complaints, we look at some memorable grievances that got attention.

Thousands Of Parents Prosecuted Over Truancy

National News August 12, 2015 at 1:04 am

The number of parents being taken to court over their child skipping school is rising, new figures show.

Ted Heath Not A Paedophile: Ex-Brothel Madam

National News August 12, 2015 at 12:10 am

Myra Ling-Ling Forde claims to have provided the former PM with young men – but insists he was not a paedophile.

UK To Test Wireless Charging For Electric Cars

National News August 11, 2015 at 10:29 pm

Drivers of ultra-low emission vehicles may soon be able to charge as they go, using “exciting” new technology.