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More than £85bn wiped off London shares in rout sparked by new Covid strain

More than £85bn wiped off London shares in rout sparked by new Covid strain

More than £85bn wiped off London shares in rout sparked by new Covid strain

26 November 2021

The FTSE 100 lost £72 billion off the value of its constituents on Friday.


What do we know about the new Covid variant and how worried should we be?

What do we know about the new Covid variant and how worried should we be?

What do we know about the new Covid variant and how worried should we be?

26 November 2021

The B.1.1.529 variant, named Omicron, was first noticed by UK scientists earlier this week.


Whitty worried about whether public would accept new restrictions

Whitty worried about whether public would accept new restrictions

Whitty worried about whether public would accept new restrictions

26 November 2021

Professor Chris Whitty told a panel discussion hosted by the LGA that he worried whether the Government could still ‘take people with us’.


Education Secretary applauds teachers who use more diverse texts

Education Secretary applauds teachers who use more diverse texts

Education Secretary applauds teachers who use more diverse texts

26 November 2021

However Nadhim Zahawi said he does not believe the education system should be ‘pushing any sort of agenda on children’.


Judges to rule on Mail On Sunday publisher’s appeal over Meghan letter next week

Judges to rule on Mail On Sunday publisher’s appeal over Meghan letter next week

Judges to rule on Mail On Sunday publisher’s appeal over Meghan letter next week

26 November 2021

The Court of Appeal heard a three-day challenge by Associated Newspapers Limited over the handwritten letter earlier this month.


Man killed by falling tree as Storm Arwen arrives to batter UK with high winds

Man killed by falling tree as Storm Arwen arrives to batter UK with high winds

Man killed by falling tree as Storm Arwen arrives to batter UK with high winds

26 November 2021

The Met Office had issued a rare red warning for wind from 3pm on Friday to 2am on Saturday.


Dozens arrested as climate groups target Amazon on Black Friday

Dozens arrested as climate groups target Amazon on Black Friday

Dozens arrested as climate groups target Amazon on Black Friday

26 November 2021

Extinction Rebellion blocked warehouses in 13 sites across the UK.


No nationally set restrictions on care home visiting, says Government

No nationally set restrictions on care home visiting, says Government

No nationally set restrictions on care home visiting, says Government

26 November 2021

But there are concerns residents’ rights are still being curtailed.


Young farmers hope ecological farm will ‘reconnect people back to the land’

Young farmers hope ecological farm will ‘reconnect people back to the land’

Young farmers hope ecological farm will ‘reconnect people back to the land’

26 November 2021

The group have spent their life savings on the farm near Bath which they hope will feed 400 families.


The boat graveyard where dinghies are kept after Channel crossings

The boat graveyard where dinghies are kept after Channel crossings

The boat graveyard where dinghies are kept after Channel crossings

26 November 2021

The Home Office says the boats are used as evidence in the prosecutions of people-smugglers.


SNP have ‘undeniable mandate’ for indyref2, depute leader tells conference

SNP have ‘undeniable mandate’ for indyref2, depute leader tells conference

SNP have ‘undeniable mandate’ for indyref2, depute leader tells conference

26 November 2021

Keith Brown also told the party’s conference that the party needs an optimistic and ambitious case for independence.


Retailers on track for record Black Friday as shoppers hit high streets

Retailers on track for record Black Friday as shoppers hit high streets

Retailers on track for record Black Friday as shoppers hit high streets

26 November 2021

Shoppers are expected to spend almost £9 billion across the day, according to analysts.


Fire at top restaurant being treated as arson

Fire at top restaurant being treated as arson

Fire at top restaurant being treated as arson

26 November 2021

The thatched Star Inn at Harome in North Yorkshire was reduced to ashes in the blaze on Wednesday evening.


Covid variant causing ‘huge international concern’ found in Belgium

Covid variant causing ‘huge international concern’ found in Belgium

Covid variant causing ‘huge international concern’ found in Belgium

26 November 2021

The Government added South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Eswatini, Zimbabwe and Namibia to the UK’s travel red list on Thursday evening.


Travel sector fury over restrictions for arrivals from southern Africa

Travel sector fury over restrictions for arrivals from southern Africa

Travel sector fury over restrictions for arrivals from southern Africa

26 November 2021

South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Eswatini, Zimbabwe and Namibia were put on the UK’s red list at noon on Friday.


Quadruple murder suspect further charged with rape of girl, 11

Quadruple murder suspect further charged with rape of girl, 11

Quadruple murder suspect further charged with rape of girl, 11

26 November 2021

Damien Bendall will appear at Derby Crown Court on January 4.


Man, 19, arrested on suspicion of sharing extremist material

Man, 19, arrested on suspicion of sharing extremist material

Man, 19, arrested on suspicion of sharing extremist material

26 November 2021

The man was arrested at an address in east London on Friday.


Solar Orbiter to perform risky flyby of Earth

Solar Orbiter to perform risky flyby of Earth

Solar Orbiter to perform risky flyby of Earth

26 November 2021

The spacecraft runs the small risk of colliding with space debris as it approaches the planet.


Cynthia Erivo to replace Motsi Mabuse on Strictly judging panel this weekend

Cynthia Erivo to replace Motsi Mabuse on Strictly judging panel this weekend

Cynthia Erivo to replace Motsi Mabuse on Strictly judging panel this weekend

26 November 2021

The TV judge is having to self-isolate.


PM says UK stands ‘shoulder to shoulder’ with Poland on migrant crisis

PM says UK stands ‘shoulder to shoulder’ with Poland on migrant crisis

PM says UK stands ‘shoulder to shoulder’ with Poland on migrant crisis

26 November 2021

Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki warned the situation affecting his country is getting ‘crazy’.


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