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Anyone for Pimm’s? Spirits giant Diageo mulls sale of historic brand

Anyone for Pimm’s? Spirits giant Diageo mulls sale of historic brand

Anyone for Pimm’s? Spirits giant Diageo mulls sale of historic brand

22 February 2024

Diageo has hired bankers from Rothschild to explore the potential sale of the brand.


Sunak criticises Hoyle’s handling of Gaza ceasefire vote as ‘concerning’

Sunak criticises Hoyle’s handling of Gaza ceasefire vote as ‘concerning’

Sunak criticises Hoyle’s handling of Gaza ceasefire vote as ‘concerning’

22 February 2024

The Prime Minister said parliamentarians should never be intimidated by ‘extremists’ after Sir Lindsay Hoyle raised concerns about MPs’ safety.


Jury directed to convict Caldwell murder accused of indecently assaulting her

Jury directed to convict Caldwell murder accused of indecently assaulting her

Jury directed to convict Caldwell murder accused of indecently assaulting her

22 February 2024

He faces a total of 36 charges involving offences against 25 women, all of which he denies.


Student, 70, graduates despite sight loss trauma

Student, 70, graduates despite sight loss trauma

Student, 70, graduates despite sight loss trauma

22 February 2024

The former journalist hopes to inspire other retirees after graduating from the University of Bristol.


Council run by mayor found guilty of corruption facing Government probe

Council run by mayor found guilty of corruption facing Government probe

Council run by mayor found guilty of corruption facing Government probe

22 February 2024

Inspectors will consider a wide range of concerns relating to the finances and governance of Tower Hamlets Council.


Meghan makes touching tribute in honour of late ‘dear friend’

Meghan makes touching tribute in honour of late ‘dear friend’

Meghan makes touching tribute in honour of late ‘dear friend’

22 February 2024

A donation by the duchess through her foundation led to the creation of a new wing at Mayhew in honour of animal behaviourist Oli Juste.


Government only told of Grangemouth closure at same time as workers – minister

Government only told of Grangemouth closure at same time as workers – minister

Government only told of Grangemouth closure at same time as workers – minister

22 February 2024

Mairi McAllan said the Scottish Government had been in continuous discussion about the refinery’s future, but were only told the decision in November.


Sir Lindsay Hoyle: Under-fire Speaker who sought to return ‘respect’ to Commons

Sir Lindsay Hoyle: Under-fire Speaker who sought to return ‘respect’ to Commons

Sir Lindsay Hoyle: Under-fire Speaker who sought to return ‘respect’ to Commons

22 February 2024

His future hangs in the balance after a long political career in which he has been well regarded by all sides.


Astronomers find strong evidence of neutron star in remnant of exploding star

Astronomers find strong evidence of neutron star in remnant of exploding star

Astronomers find strong evidence of neutron star in remnant of exploding star

22 February 2024

Supernova 1987A – located in a neighbouring dwarf galaxy – has been observed for more than three decades.


Man accused of murdering his older brother tells court it was self-defence

Man accused of murdering his older brother tells court it was self-defence

Man accused of murdering his older brother tells court it was self-defence

22 February 2024

Darren Steel, 39, from Swansea denies murdering his older brother Martin.


Constance Marten ‘given almost £50k by trust fund in months before search began’

Constance Marten ‘given almost £50k by trust fund in months before search began’

Constance Marten ‘given almost £50k by trust fund in months before search began’

22 February 2024

Constance Marten was given £47,886 by C. Hoare & Co between September 1 2022 and January 17 2023.


UK to provide anti-tank missiles to help Ukraine battle Russian invasion

UK to provide anti-tank missiles to help Ukraine battle Russian invasion

UK to provide anti-tank missiles to help Ukraine battle Russian invasion

22 February 2024

Defence Secretary Grant Shapps also advised the United States to maintain its support for Ukraine.


Two men guilty of murdering Halloween reveller after row in nightclub

Two men guilty of murdering Halloween reveller after row in nightclub

Two men guilty of murdering Halloween reveller after row in nightclub

22 February 2024

Kadeem Hibbert, 29, and Sahid Kpaka, 27, were found guilty of murdering Givani Espuet, 21.


Maintenance worker guilty of attempting to murder two colleagues at hospital

Maintenance worker guilty of attempting to murder two colleagues at hospital

Maintenance worker guilty of attempting to murder two colleagues at hospital

22 February 2024

Matteo Bottarelli, 44, was found guilty of two counts of attempted murder and one of attempted grievous bodily harm with intent on Wednesday.


Details of law to exonerate wronged subpostmasters announced

Details of law to exonerate wronged subpostmasters announced

Details of law to exonerate wronged subpostmasters announced

22 February 2024

The Post Office minister said the ‘unprecedented intervention’ will ‘deliver long overdue justice to postmasters’.


Ticketmaster was aware of firm’s re-selling, defendant tells touting trial

Ticketmaster was aware of firm’s re-selling, defendant tells touting trial

Ticketmaster was aware of firm’s re-selling, defendant tells touting trial

22 February 2024

Lynda Chenery is on trial in relation to her involvement in her sister Maria Chenery-Woods’s company TQ Tickets Ltd.


Britain backs outgoing Dutch premier Mark Rutte for Nato secretary-general

Britain backs outgoing Dutch premier Mark Rutte for Nato secretary-general

Britain backs outgoing Dutch premier Mark Rutte for Nato secretary-general

22 February 2024

The alliance is looking for a replacement to succeed long-serving chief Jens Stoltenberg.


Protest in grounds of Windsor Castle over royal ‘secrecy’

Protest in grounds of Windsor Castle over royal ‘secrecy’

Protest in grounds of Windsor Castle over royal ‘secrecy’

22 February 2024

Republic unfurled a large banner in front of the famous Round Tower as the group continued its campaign for an elected head of state.


ITV says yes to infected blood scandal drama after success of Post Office series

ITV says yes to infected blood scandal drama after success of Post Office series

ITV says yes to infected blood scandal drama after success of Post Office series

22 February 2024

Campaigners have previously pushed for the infected blood scandal to receive the same attention as the Post Office Horizon IT scandal.


Noel Fielding says Hugh Bonneville compared his acting to Paddington Bear

Noel Fielding says Hugh Bonneville compared his acting to Paddington Bear

Noel Fielding says Hugh Bonneville compared his acting to Paddington Bear

22 February 2024

They both star in the new Apple TV+ series The Completely Made-Up Adventures Of Dick Turpin.


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