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Millions of households to receive new £200 payment, check if you're eligible

Millions of households to receive new £200 payment, check if you're eligible


Protests planned after attack on black schoolgirl in Surrey

Protests planned after attack on black schoolgirl in Surrey - Five people, including girls aged 10 and 11, have been arrested over the incident


Lorry sheds its load after overturning on Bluebell Way roundabout in Preston

A lorry sheds its load after overturning on Bluebell Way roundabout in Preston, resulting in heavy congestion in the area. Police were called to reports a HGV had tipped over on the roundabout, which serves the M6 slip road, at around 2pm on Wednesday (February 8). Officers confirmed the incident was “damage-only”, but congestion was building in the area as the road was cleared.


Animal shelter was left heartbroken over an abandoned underweight dog no one wants to adopt

Animal shelter was left heartbroken over an abandoned underweight dog no one wants to adopt


Sweden increasingly a focus for Islamic extremists, security police say

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) -Sweden has moved into the spotlight for violent Islamic extremists after a number of incidents including the recent public burning of the Muslim holy book, the Koran, the security services said on Wednesday. "Recent developments with threats targeted at Sweden and Swedish interests are serious and affect Sweden's security," the Swedish Security Service SAPO said in a


Volodymyr Zelensky’s visit is a major coup for Brexit Britain

When news of Volodymyr Zelensky’s secret trip to Britain broke, you could almost hear the lips pursing in irritation in Europe if you closed your eyes and listened hard enough. In Brussels, officials have been boasting that the Ukrainian president would, of course, choose the EU for his second overseas visit after the US. It is, after all, an econo...


Lidl worker 'befriended wealthy woman, 70, before killing her and stealing £300k

Retiree Norma Girolami, 70, gave 42-year-old Serkan Kaygusuz large amounts of cash, totalling nearly £300,000, after they met at a swimming pool in 2017, London's Old Bailey was told.


Airport changes flight paths in bid to help 'noise sensitive' locals

The airport says it is aiming to minimise disruption to local communities as far as possible


The South London borough where poor residents die 5 years earlier than rich people on average

Kingston Council plans to work with partners to tackle health inequalities in the borough


'Jealous, possessive' man jailed for life for stabbing partner in neck after going through her Whatsapp

Franklin McLeod disposed of the knife and then told police that Marlene Coleman had been killed by "a mystery attacker"


Threat of deadly glacial lake outbursts hang over 15 million people

Threat of deadly glacial lake outbursts hang over 15 million people - One million people live within six miles of potentially unstable glacial-fed lakes, a new study calculated


Commons erupts in hysterics as Sunak smirks while responding to Liz Truss quip

SNP Westminster Leader Stephen Flynn asked whether Mr Sunak "regrets" Liz Truss' time in office.


School breaks silence after girls, 10 and 11, arrested for huge street brawl

Principal Richard Beech said the school are taking all necessary steps to ensure this isolated incident is dealt with


UK to investigate what jets it could send to Ukraine

UK to investigate what jets it could send to Ukraine - After Zelensky urged Britain to provide ‘wings for freedom’


Pilot mistakenly sends plane into steep descent after losing ‘situational awareness’ just after take-off

Pilot mistakenly sends plane into steep descent after losing ‘situational awareness’ just after take-off - The aircraft dropped 1,000ft in 24 seconds


Turkish government under pressure to account for use of £30bn ‘earthquake tax’ fund collected for disasters

The public, media and opposition politicians demand answers over revenue from tax introduced in 1999


Wisbech man jailed for sex attack more than 20 years ago

By [email protected] (Jeremy Ransome) A man has been jailed for sexually assaulting a woman in Peterborough more than 20 years ago. Ben Loasby, 43, attacked the woman in the early 2000s in his car. In 2019, the victim reported what happened to police and Loasby was interviewed. Due to the law at the time, he was charged with the...


Archie Battersbee died in prank that went wrong, coroner concludes

Archie Battersbee died in prank that went wrong, coroner concludes - Boy was found unconscious with a ligature over his head at home in Southend, Essex.


Dad threatened to crash car into tree with ex-wife and twin children inside

The dad exploded into a fit of rage when his ex-wife asked him for child maintenance money.


Delivery drivers caught on camera in town centre pedestrian zones

A Dartford resident says nuisance delivery drivers are driving through no-entry signs in pedestrian zones in the town centre.


The close Vladimir Putin ally reportedly turning into a sideliner

The close Vladimir Putin ally reportedly turning into a sideliner


Loose Women's Jane Moore slammed for defending Shamima Begum as a 'non-threat'

The panellist has come under fire following her comments made on the former ISIS recruit, saying she was too "high-profile" to be a threat.


Fears UK aid sent to Turkey will be stolen and Erdogan will 'misuse' funds

EXCLUSIVE: The UK is responding to Turkey's plea for aid after devastating earthquakes hit the nation but an expert has raised concerns about the vital funds falling into the wrong hands.


Sunak’s gift to Zelensky honours late Queen

The Ukrainian President presented the Commons Speaker with a helmet of a real Ukrainian pilot during a speech in Parliament.


Police reveal details of dog that savaged four-year-old girl to death

Police reveal details of dog that savaged four-year-old girl to death - Thames Valley Police said officers were called to a house in Broadlands, Netherfield, Milton Keynes on January 31


Nicola Bulley's loyal dog ran back to bench as 'scent strongest' where she went missing

EXCLUSIVE: The search for the mum-of-two has entered its 12th day as a private search team now join police in searching the river where she went missing.


Jewish woman 'strangled in street as she carried her baby in antisemitic attack'

The incident happened yesterday afternoon.


Union threatens to cause blackouts with strike at Britain’s biggest power station

Workers at Britain's biggest power station have threatened to hold a series of strikes they claim will raise the risk of power cuts. Trade union Unite claims the walkouts will effectively shut down the Drax Power Station, in North Yorkshire, straining electricity supplies and making it harder to keep the lights on. The station can generate up to 4 ...


News channel to be investigated after ‘overworked’ employee dies at his desk

News channel to be investigated after ‘overworked’ employee dies at his desk - Deleted Facebook post claims Sarawut Srisawat regularly worked overtime, often seven days a week


Child hid from police officer accused of rape and assault, trial told

Child hid from police officer accused of rape and assault, trial told - Martyn Coulter, 36, denies all charges against him.


‘Parasitic’ younger man killed wealthy London retiree for her money, court told

‘Parasitic’ younger man killed wealthy London retiree for her money, court told - Norma Girolami, 70, gave 42-year-old Serkan Kaygusuz nearly £300,000 after they met at a swimming pool, jury hears


Craters opening in the ground, the strange phenomenon in Turkey

The phenomenon of sinkholes in the area of Konya, Turkey, continues to occur. There are now hundreds of craters that have opened up in the ground, it would seem mainly because of drought but also because of intensive agriculture and irrigation practices. All of this would contribute to a drastic reduction in surface and underground resources, thus causing the deeper earth layers to collapse. According toObruk Research and Application center, the number of sinkholes at Konya, by the end of 2022, is more than 2,500.


Cocaine kingpin tells court he has no money for lawyers after conspiracy to supply drugs

Police say the case will serve as a "stark warning to anyone involved in this criminality that there are serious consequences".


Putin 'desperate' for international clout as Russian chief travels to Mali to seek allies

EXCLUSIVE: In a "desperate" bid to find allies, Russia is supplying arms to African states and spreading anti-Ukraine and anti-Western sentiments.


Black schoolgirl viciously attacked by gang as 10-year-old girl and 43-year-old man arrested

Black schoolgirl viciously attacked by gang as 10-year-old girl and 43-year-old man arrested - Surrey Police launched an investigation after a schoolgirl was injured near Thomas Knyvett College


GP to appear in court accused of five sexual assaults

Mohan Babu will appear at Portsmouth Magistrates Court on February 23.


Blow for pensioners as DWP confirms 'no plans' to increase state pension to £416

Calls to substantially increase state pension payments and lower the state pension age have been rejected.


Shamima Begum fact vs fiction: Four key claims from documentary debunked

The British-born woman, who fled to Syria in order to join ISIS aged just 15, has been given the chance to share her side of the story in a controversial new BBC documentary.


‘Baffling case’: Private rescue team confirm they are pulling out of Nicola Bulley search

‘Baffling case’: Private rescue team confirm they are pulling out of Nicola Bulley search -


'Strange system!': MP calls for state pension to increase by more than 10.1% this year

The state pension will increase by 10.1 percent from April, but for one MP, more needs to be done to support older people.


Diver dramatically ends river search for missing mum after days of looking

The search for missing Nicola Bulley has been abruptly suspended by the professional diver in charge of the operation after he said that the mother-of-two was not in the water and dubbed the case "baffling".


Zelensky arrives at Buckingham Palace to meet King Charles

Zelensky arrives at Buckingham Palace ahead of meeting with King Charles.


More than £260m worth of cocaine found floating in Pacific Ocean

More than £260m worth of cocaine found floating in Pacific Ocean - New Zealand says seizure of more than three tonnes of cocaine is the country’s largest drugs seizure


Boyfriend who murdered mum-of-two after she came home from party jailed for life

Charlie Booth, 27, killed his partner of 11 years Lauren Howe, 26.


London crime: Evil fraudster helped terrifying criminal network steal £1.9million from victims on social media

Ramzan Abubakarov, 21, will spend the next three years in prison


Asylum seeker who murdered aspiring Royal Marine could be deported after life sentence

The victim was acting as the "peacemaker" after his friend got into an argument with the defendant over an e-scooter.


WATCH: At least 36 dead after mammoth landslide in Peru

Arequipa region, Peru


‘This is depressing’: Anger in Whitehall as Michael Gove’s future housing spending curtailed

“Is this how the machine responds to a department that has a plan to improve substandard housing in response to the death of a two-year-old boy?"


How many fighter jets does the UK have? Why Zelensky asked for reinforcement and how jets could affect the war

Ukrainian President, Volodymyr Zelensky, has made a plea to the UK and other Western allies to provide 'wings for freedom' by supplying his air force with fighter jets


'Dog attack' on Yorkshire beach sees three women and man rushed to hospital

One of the victims may also be struck with a massive £14,000 vet bill as her pet husky was also caught up in the attack.