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Shoppers forecast to spend almost £9bn on Black Friday

Shoppers forecast to spend almost £9bn on Black Friday

Shoppers forecast to spend almost £9bn on Black Friday

26 November 2021

Retail experts have predicted that spending will rise beyond pre-pandemic levels.


Man appears in court charged with murder of Plymouth teenager

Man appears in court charged with murder of Plymouth teenager

Man appears in court charged with murder of Plymouth teenager

26 November 2021

Bobbi-Anne McLeod disappeared as she made her way to meet friends.


French fury at Johnson’s ‘double-speak’ in Channel migrant crisis

French fury at Johnson’s ‘double-speak’ in Channel migrant crisis

French fury at Johnson’s ‘double-speak’ in Channel migrant crisis

26 November 2021

Home Secretary Priti Patel was told she cannot attend talks in Calais after the PM called on France to take back migrants who cross to UK.


‘Most worrying’ Covid variant could already be in the UK, expert says

‘Most worrying’ Covid variant could already be in the UK, expert says

‘Most worrying’ Covid variant could already be in the UK, expert says

26 November 2021

South African scientists raised concerns over the variant, which they fear is behind a spike in cases in some regions.


Forbes seeks assurances over transport review spending

Forbes seeks assurances over transport review spending

Forbes seeks assurances over transport review spending

26 November 2021

The final report of the Union Connectivity Review was released on Friday.


Car production down 41% in October as industry labels decline ‘worrying’

Car production down 41% in October as industry labels decline ‘worrying’

Car production down 41% in October as industry labels decline ‘worrying’

26 November 2021

A global semiconductor shortage is hitting UK manufacturers and their suppliers.


Charity launches festival of kindness in five cities

Charity launches festival of kindness in five cities

Charity launches festival of kindness in five cities

26 November 2021

Social Bite aims to provide 300,000 gifts, meals and essential items to people experiencing homelessness this Christmas in five UK cities.


Girl, 12, dies following assault after Christmas lights switch-on in Liverpool

Girl, 12, dies following assault after Christmas lights switch-on in Liverpool

Girl, 12, dies following assault after Christmas lights switch-on in Liverpool

26 November 2021

Four boys – one aged 13, two aged 14 and one 15-year-old – have been arrested on suspicion of murder.


France excludes UK from migrant crisis meeting after PM’s ‘unacceptable’ letter

France excludes UK from migrant crisis meeting after PM’s ‘unacceptable’ letter

France excludes UK from migrant crisis meeting after PM’s ‘unacceptable’ letter

26 November 2021

The French Interior Ministry said a letter to President Emmanuel Macron led to Priti Patel being cut from the meeting with European ministers.


Man charged with murder of Plymouth teenager Bobbi-Anne McLeod

Man charged with murder of Plymouth teenager Bobbi-Anne McLeod

Man charged with murder of Plymouth teenager Bobbi-Anne McLeod

26 November 2021

Cody Ackland, 24, is due to appear at Plymouth Magistrates’ Court on Friday.


Imogen, 12, nominated for Fifa award after 7.1m keepy-uppies challenge

Imogen, 12, nominated for Fifa award after 7.1m keepy-uppies challenge

Imogen, 12, nominated for Fifa award after 7.1m keepy-uppies challenge

26 November 2021

The schoolgirl completed more than 1.1 million keepy-uppies herself, with the rest donated by others.


Google commits to competition watchdog oversight on privacy changes

Google commits to competition watchdog oversight on privacy changes

Google commits to competition watchdog oversight on privacy changes

26 November 2021

The search engine has been investigated over concerns competition could be hit when third-party cookies are phased out.


Tube services disrupted after drivers launch 24-hour strike

Tube services disrupted after drivers launch 24-hour strike

Tube services disrupted after drivers launch 24-hour strike

26 November 2021

The strike affected the Central, Jubilee, Northern, Piccadilly and Victoria lines.


Extinction Rebellion targets Amazon warehouses in Black Friday blockade

Extinction Rebellion targets Amazon warehouses in Black Friday blockade

Extinction Rebellion targets Amazon warehouses in Black Friday blockade

26 November 2021

The climate activists are blockading sites across the country.


Cabinet Secretary acknowledges lack of skills in civil service

Cabinet Secretary acknowledges lack of skills in civil service

Cabinet Secretary acknowledges lack of skills in civil service

26 November 2021

Simon Case said many officials lack ‘technical and specialist knowledge’.


What the papers say – November 26

What the papers say – November 26

What the papers say – November 26

26 November 2021

The front pages on Friday focus on the response to the Channel tragedy.


Husband who lost wife’s GPS signal during Channel crossing fears the worst

Husband who lost wife’s GPS signal during Channel crossing fears the worst

Husband who lost wife’s GPS signal during Channel crossing fears the worst

26 November 2021

‘I am in a very bad state’, said a man who believes his spouse may be among the 27 people who drowned in Wednesday’s tragedy.


Man charged with murder after woman found dead in own home

Man charged with murder after woman found dead in own home

Man charged with murder after woman found dead in own home

26 November 2021

There are no known links between the woman and her alleged murderer, police confirmed.


Storm Arwen to batter UK with 75mph winds

Storm Arwen to batter UK with 75mph winds

Storm Arwen to batter UK with 75mph winds

26 November 2021

The Met Office has issued weather warnings as Storm Arwen is set to batter the country on Friday.


Resumption of Night Tube to be hit by strike action

Resumption of Night Tube to be hit by strike action

Resumption of Night Tube to be hit by strike action

26 November 2021

Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union will walk out in a dispute over new shift patterns.


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