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Dorries pledges online safety reforms following killing of Sir David Amess

Saturday  12:40,   23 october 2021

The Culture Secretary said the killing highlighted the threats faced by people in the public eye. Ms Dorries revealed she had faced horrific abuse, including one person “saying they wanted to see me trapped in a burning car, and watch ‘the flames... >>>

Gerry Marsden leaves £480k and a Spanish property to his wife Pauline

Saturday  12:40,   23 october 2021

Gerry Marsden left almost £480,000 and a Spanish property to his wife Pauline following his death aged 78 earlier this year, according to reports. The Gerry And The Pacemakers front-man - who famously sang You'll Never Walk Alone - suffered an... >>>

Sellers reduce property asking prices by £11K on average

Saturday  10:50,   23 october 2021

The capital's SW3 postcode, which includes Chelsea and parts of Knightsbridge, saw the biggest average monetary reductions.Some areas have seen significantly higher reductions, with certain high value postcodes reaching a massive six figure sums >>>

Green homes: How each EPC band adds £14k to a home

Saturday  10:50,   23 october 2021

Sellers could add up to £55,000 to the price of their home by boosting the rating on their property's Energy Performance Certificate from a D, E or F to a C.The potential financial benefits of boosting the rating on a property's Energy... >>>

West Lothian child murders: TV documentary focuses on macabre case

Saturday  09:05,   23 october 2021

Modern day body snatching and the notorious murders of two West Lothian children are put under the microscope in the last of the current series of the BBC Scotland programme David Wilson’s Crime ​Files,​​ this Sunday.However, ​as Walker also... >>>

What the papers say – October 23

Saturday  07:05,   23 october 2021

The papers largely carry pictures of Alec Baldwin following a fatal incident on a film set.The Sun, Daily Mirror and Daily Star carry the same picture of the 63-year-old actor after Halyna Hutchins was killed by a firearm on the set of the film... >>>

Mayors welcome £6.9bn local transport boost - but warned of HS2 'sting in the tail'

Saturday  05:20,   23 october 2021

England's regional mayors have welcomed a £6.9bn spending boost for local transport - but they are also being warned of a "massive sting in the tail" to come from Chancellor Rishi Sunak. © Getty The Treasury said the money would enable projects... >>>

Dean Richards 'delighted to have four Falcons called-up for England'

Saturday  05:20,   23 october 2021

Dean Richards included three of his England contingent in the Newcastle squad to face Gloucester today and explained the boost their call-ups has provided.Prop Trevor Davison and No 8 Callum Chick take their places in the Falcons starting pack at... >>>

Rishi Sunak says booster jabs will prevent another lockdown

Saturday  05:20,   23 october 2021

Rishi Sunak said whilst the winter would be 'challenging' for the NHS, he ruled out another lockdown and said the booster Covid jabs means the UK is now in a new phase of controlling virus.The Chancellor said the jabs will remain the... >>>

Metro mayors to get £7bn in transport funding from Treasury to improve transport links outside London

Saturday  03:30,   23 october 2021

The investment, which will be used to increase services and reduce journey times, has been touted as a government vote of confidence in the devolved agendaThe Treasury has announced the investment will be given to devolved areas including Greater... >>>

Liverpool council health body opposes Westminster to advise people to work from home

Saturday  03:30,   23 october 2021

People in Liverpool are being advised by the city's health chief to work from home, as the council looks to "let the pressure out" in the face of rising COVID cases. © PA People in Liverpool are being advised to work from home It comes following >>>

England Lionesses urged to hunt down first Wembley win

Saturday  03:25,   23 october 2021

England have played at the national stadium twice before in friendlies against Germany, but both ended in defeat - 3-0 under Mark Sampson in 2014 and 2-1 under Phil Neville in 2019. The World Cup qualifier against Northern Ireland marks their first... >>>

MARKET REPORT: Stock Exchange shares tumble into red

Saturday  01:45,   23 october 2021

The exchange operator's income in the fourth quarter of this year was 'not expected to grow as fast' as the third quarter.The exchange operator's income in the fourth quarter of this year was 'not expected to grow as fast' as the third... >>>

Britain's economy picked up pace this month

Saturday  01:40,   23 october 2021

IHS Markit said its index of activity in the UK - where scores above 50 show growth - rose from 54.9 in September to 56.8 in October. © Provided by This Is Money ( By contrast, companies in the eurozone are suffering their worst month since April,... >>>

Vaccine Queen DAME KATE BINGHAM's warning on the vaccine slowdown

Saturday  01:40,   23 october 2021

DAME KATE BINGHAM: The Vaccine Taskforce boss is urging Britain to get booster jabs. The former head of the national taskforce says the success of the vaccine rollout is far from accomplished.But at weekends, I like to go mountain biking in the... >>>