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New BBC chairman warns corporation faces ‘hard choices and tough decisions’

New BBC chairman warns corporation faces ‘hard choices and tough decisions’

New BBC chairman warns corporation faces ‘hard choices and tough decisions’

04 March 2024

Veteran TV executive Samir Shah has sent an email to all staff on the first day of his tenure.


Police cordon off business premises in ‘hazmat incident’

Police cordon off business premises in ‘hazmat incident’

Police cordon off business premises in ‘hazmat incident’

04 March 2024

Emergency services, including fire and ambulance crews, are at the scene in Trafford Park, Stretford, Greater Manchester.


EDF wind farm to pay £5.5m for overcharging grid

EDF wind farm to pay £5.5m for overcharging grid

EDF wind farm to pay £5.5m for overcharging grid

04 March 2024

The money will be spent to help vulnerable customers.


Older people’s mental health needs being overlooked due to ageism, report says

Older people’s mental health needs being overlooked due to ageism, report says

Older people’s mental health needs being overlooked due to ageism, report says

04 March 2024

The Centre for Mental Health report described the ‘invisibility of older people within mental health services and policymaking’ as a ‘major concern’.


Households urged to count plastic waste as part of week-long national campaign

Households urged to count plastic waste as part of week-long national campaign

Households urged to count plastic waste as part of week-long national campaign

04 March 2024

Individuals, families, schools, community groups and businesses across the UK will take part in the Big Plastic Count.


Gin made with botanicals from Palace of Holyroodhouse launched

Gin made with botanicals from Palace of Holyroodhouse launched

Gin made with botanicals from Palace of Holyroodhouse launched

04 March 2024

The Royal Collection Trust has launched a dry gin using botanicals from the gardens of the Palace of Holyroodhouse.


Coroner urges public inquiry into GAA official’s murder as inquest ‘compromised’

Coroner urges public inquiry into GAA official’s murder as inquest ‘compromised’

Coroner urges public inquiry into GAA official’s murder as inquest ‘compromised’

04 March 2024

Mr Justice Kinney said he cannot hold an inquest into the killing of Sean Brown by loyalist paramilitaries due to multiple redactions in the evidence.


Ofcom says Laurence Fox’s comments about Ava Evans broke broadcasting rules

Ofcom says Laurence Fox’s comments about Ava Evans broke broadcasting rules

Ofcom says Laurence Fox’s comments about Ava Evans broke broadcasting rules

04 March 2024

The remarks made by the actor turned politician on GB News’ Dan Wootton Tonight programme on September 26 last year received 8,867 complaints.


Conservative support falls to lowest level on record, poll finds

Conservative support falls to lowest level on record, poll finds

Conservative support falls to lowest level on record, poll finds

04 March 2024

Support for the Conservatives has fallen to below that seen under Liz Truss, while Rishi Sunak recorded his worst personal approval rating as PM.


KPMG fined almost £1.5m over M&C Saatchi audit failures

KPMG fined almost £1.5m over M&C Saatchi audit failures

KPMG fined almost £1.5m over M&C Saatchi audit failures

04 March 2024

The Financial Reporting Council also sanctioned auditor Adrian Wilcox.


Sunak insists economy ‘on the right track’ ahead of Budget

Sunak insists economy ‘on the right track’ ahead of Budget

Sunak insists economy ‘on the right track’ ahead of Budget

04 March 2024

The Prime Minister visited the site of the former Honda car plant, which is being turned into a logistics centre.


Leak of call about British operations in Ukraine ‘worrying on number of levels’

Leak of call about British operations in Ukraine ‘worrying on number of levels’

Leak of call about British operations in Ukraine ‘worrying on number of levels’

04 March 2024

German military officers discussed support for Ukraine in the recording which was leaked by Russian state media on Friday.


O2 Academy Brixton to reopen with tribute acts on bill following deadly crush

O2 Academy Brixton to reopen with tribute acts on bill following deadly crush

O2 Academy Brixton to reopen with tribute acts on bill following deadly crush

04 March 2024

The venue has been closed since the tragedy in December 2022.


More than 300 migrants cross Channel on day seven-year-old girl drowns

More than 300 migrants cross Channel on day seven-year-old girl drowns

More than 300 migrants cross Channel on day seven-year-old girl drowns

04 March 2024

The child had been travelling with her pregnant mother.


Man charged with murder and attempted murder

Man charged with murder and attempted murder

Man charged with murder and attempted murder

04 March 2024

Wendy Francis died and another woman was found with life-threatening injuries at an address in Worcester over the weekend.


Church investment fund to right wrongs of slavery links ‘too small and too slow’

Church investment fund to right wrongs of slavery links ‘too small and too slow’

Church investment fund to right wrongs of slavery links ‘too small and too slow’

04 March 2024

A new report also recommends separate research to uncover ‘the full picture’ of the church’s involvement in slavery and wealth generated from it.


Major rail line blocked after train hits object

Major rail line blocked after train hits object

Major rail line blocked after train hits object

04 March 2024

South Western Railway said it is unable to run any services between Woking and London Waterloo.


Democracy needs society to be ‘sensible and grown-up’, says minister

Democracy needs society to be ‘sensible and grown-up’, says minister

Democracy needs society to be ‘sensible and grown-up’, says minister

04 March 2024

The Government’s adviser on political violence said MPs should not meet the Palestine Solidarity Campaign until it ‘cuts hate’ from its marches.


Major rail line blocked by ‘serious’ track fault

Major rail line blocked by ‘serious’ track fault

Major rail line blocked by ‘serious’ track fault

04 March 2024

South Western Railway said it is unable to run any services between Woking and London Waterloo.


Ryanair and Wizz Air saw jump in passenger numbers last month

Ryanair and Wizz Air saw jump in passenger numbers last month

Ryanair and Wizz Air saw jump in passenger numbers last month

04 March 2024

Wizz Air said its carbon emissions increased by more than a fifth compared with the same month a year ago.


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