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Truss calls for Westminster culture change as MP bailed over rape claim

A Tory MP has been bailed after being arrested on suspicion of sex offences, abuse of position of trust and misconduct in public office. A culture change is needed at Westminster, Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said as a Tory MP was bailed pending further inquiries into allegations of rape and sexual assault offences.

independent.co.uk ,  19 minutes ago 0
Truss calls for Westminster culture change as MP bailed over rape claim

Inflation soars to 40-year high 9% after hike in energy prices

Labour called for more help for struggling households, but the Chancellor said it was not possible to totally protect people from rising costs The cost of living in the UK has increased at its fastest rate for four decades as soaring energy bills put millions of households under pressure.

independent.co.uk ,  4 hours ago 0
Inflation soars to 40-year high 9% after hike in energy prices

The cost of living crisis makes the Queen's grossly excessive platinum jubilee look crass

Two thousand street parties and private bashes? Do they not know inflation is leading to unbearable food poverty? Forgive me for being a party pooper, a spoilsport. But not all Britons are gearing up for nationwide revelries to mark Queen Elizabeth’s 70-year reign. They, like me, are dismayed and incensed by the scale and profligacy of the planned celebrations.

inews.co.uk ,  5 hours ago 2
The cost of living crisis makes the Queen's grossly excessive platinum jubilee look crass

UK house prices for first-time buyers have increased £24 a day since 2017 despite wages rising just 10%

A typical FTB property is now worth roughly seven times a 30 to 39-year old’s annual salary House prices have risen by £24 a day for first time buyers (FTB) since 2017, new research has revealed. The average FTB is spending £223,751 on their first property, according to analysis from Direct Line Home Insurance.

inews.co.uk ,  6 hours ago 0
UK house prices for first-time buyers have increased £24 a day since 2017 despite wages rising just 10%

Retail sector faces ‘bumpy road’ amid cost-of-living crisis – report

Retail sales were close to pre-pandemic levels last month, although the cost-of-living crisis is making the recovery more challenging, according to a new report. The SRC-KPMG Scottish Retail Sales Monitor showed that total sales in Scotland increased by 15.3% in April this year compared with April 2021, when they had grown by 107.9%.

thecourier.co.uk ,  11 hours ago 2
Retail sector faces ‘bumpy road’ amid cost-of-living crisis – report

Boris Johnson’s plan to override NI Brexit deal ‘could lead to no-deal cliff-edge scenario at next election’

‘We could easily end up in the middle of the next general election in the UK with an ongoing trade war’, an EU diplomat tells i The UK’s plans to unilaterally override parts of the Brexit deal in Northern Ireland could leave Boris Johnson facing another “no deal” cliff edge scenario at the next general election, an EU diplomat has told i.

inews.co.uk ,  15 hours ago 1
Boris Johnson’s plan to override NI Brexit deal ‘could lead to no-deal cliff-edge scenario at next election’

Neo-Nazi group National Action’s founder faces jail after guilty verdict

Alex Davies, described in court as the ‘biggest Nazi of the lot’, found to have remained in the group after it was banned The founder of a violent neo-Nazi group created to inspire a race war in the UK is facing jail after being found guilty of continuing to be a member of the organisation after it was banned.

theguardian.com ,  16 hours ago 0
Neo-Nazi group National Action’s founder faces jail after guilty verdict

The Queen stuns in yellow today as she makes surprise appearance

Her Majesty was all smiles! The Queen stunned in yellow today as she made a surprise appearance at the London Underground. Her Majesty, 96, was all smiles as she stepped out for the engagement with her son Prince Edward. Due to mobility issues, the Queen hasn’t been seen out much in public in recent months.

entertainmentdaily.co.uk ,  20 hours ago 42
The Queen stuns in yellow today as she makes surprise appearance

Queen makes surprise appearance at Paddington station to open Elizabeth Line

Her Majesty’s appearance comes despite the monarch experiencing mobility issues Queen shown how to top up Oyster Card during surprise visit to Paddington station The Queen has made a surprise appearance at Paddington Station to see the completed Elizabeth line today. The 96-year-old monarch joins her youngest son, the Earl of Wessex, for the official visit to the new London Underground line which is named in her honour.

independent.co.uk ,  21 hours ago 0
Queen makes surprise appearance at Paddington station to open Elizabeth Line

National Action founder convicted of continuing to be a member after ban

The founder of fascist group National Action (NA) has been found guilty of continuing to be a member of the neo-Nazi organisation after it was banned. Alex Davies, described as the “biggest Nazi of the lot”, was convicted following a trial at Winchester Crown Court of being a member of the proscribed organisation after it was banned on December 16 2016.

standard.co.uk ,  21 hours ago 0
National Action founder convicted of continuing to be a member after ban

Queen Elizabeth II visits new Elizabeth railway line

Queen Elizabeth II on Tuesday made a surprise appearance at a new railway line named in her honour, after health issues prevented her attending recent events. The 96-year-old monarch smiled as she visited Paddington Station in London to see the new Elizabeth line, a major new railway that is set to speed up transport links within the city and beyond.

msn.com ,  23 hours ago 3
Queen Elizabeth II visits new Elizabeth railway line

Queen makes surprise appearance to mark new subway line

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II made a surprise visit Tuesday to a train station in central London to see a newly completed subway line named in her honor. The 96-year-old monarch, who has reduced most of her public engagements, appeared Tuesday at Paddington Station and beamed as she unveiled a plaque stating she officially opened the Elizabeth Line.

msn.com ,  23 hours ago 1
Queen makes surprise appearance to mark new subway line

Tuesday predicted to be hottest day of the year so far

The highest temperature recorded so far this year was in Faversham, Kent, on May 6 Highs of 26C or 27C are expected in the south-east of England on Tuesday, as a plume of warm air from the Continent is set to make it the hottest day of the year so far

inyourarea.co.uk ,  1 day ago 0
Tuesday predicted to be hottest day of the year so far