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DIY retailer Homebase sold by Wesfarmers for just £1

Fri, 25/05/2018 - 07:39
The sale ends the disastrous entry into the UK retail hardware market by Australia's Wesfarmers.

Danny Boyle to direct next Bond film

Fri, 25/05/2018 - 07:35
Daniel Craig's fifth outing as the secret agent is due to be released in the UK from 25 October 2019.

Why NHS costs just keep going up

Fri, 25/05/2018 - 06:19
Economists warn the NHS will need an extra 4% a year - £2,000 per UK household - for the next 15 years.

London teen charged with terror offences

Fri, 25/05/2018 - 06:07
An 18-year-old man from Harrow has been charged with 10 offences under the Terrorism Act.

World War One Veterans' Association founder dies aged 91

Fri, 25/05/2018 - 06:00
Daniel Goodwin said veterans "got under his skin" and that he wanted to pass on their stories.

Police mugshot deletion scheme criticised for lack of transparency

Fri, 25/05/2018 - 05:11
Thousands of people may be unaware they can have their photos deleted on the police database.

Poor wi-fi means Conwy valley pupil does homework in lay-by

Fri, 25/05/2018 - 01:36
A 12-year-old is so frustrated by no broadband - she has to do homework in the car a mile from home.

SNP to launch growth report on economics of independence

Fri, 25/05/2018 - 01:20
The report on the economics of an independent Scotland will suggest incentives to attract skilled migrant workers.

Breast screen error 'could have been spotted earlier'

Fri, 25/05/2018 - 00:39
A leading cancer expert says the problems date back to 2005, but no one was properly checking the data.

Poor white schools 'destroyed' by rankings

Fri, 25/05/2018 - 00:37
Exam league tables are stigmatising white working-class schools, head teachers say.

Prince William to visit Israel and Palestinian territories

Fri, 25/05/2018 - 00:32
The visit will be the first official tour of the region by a member of the Royal Family.

How many £1m-plus homes are sold near you?

Fri, 25/05/2018 - 00:02
Sales of homes for more than £1m have hit a new high. See how many were sold near you in the last decade.

GDPR: 'Don't panic!' data watchdog tells firms

Thu, 24/05/2018 - 23:59
Tough new data protection laws come into effect on Friday, but many firms say they are not ready.

Newspaper headlines: Uncertainty as Trump cancels N Korea talks

Thu, 24/05/2018 - 23:30
Several papers feature Donald Trump's cancellation of talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

Cardiff venue apologises for 'neo-Nazi' Infernal War gig

Thu, 24/05/2018 - 22:49
The Globe in Cardiff apologises after Polish band Infernal War played to 300 people.

Brexit: UK official warns EU over talks 'insult'

Thu, 24/05/2018 - 21:44
A senior EU official describes the UK's negotiating position as a "fantasy", after talks in Brussels.

Man shot in paramilitary-style attack in north Belfast

Thu, 24/05/2018 - 21:04
The 20-year-old was shot in the leg in the New Lodge area after being attacked by three masked men.

Seal released after recovering from plastic air filter injury

Thu, 24/05/2018 - 21:04
The seal named Relashio was close to death when he was rescued.

Magaluf hotel fire: Four Brits appear in Spanish court

Thu, 24/05/2018 - 20:51
The four, from County Durham, are reported to have tried to set fire to a sleeping friend's feet.

Young on MP's reaction to Office for Students resignation

Thu, 24/05/2018 - 16:57
The Spectator columnist says he was accused of actions by MPs that were "completely untrue, just completely malicious and false".


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