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Judges fail to get tough on 999 crew attackers - FOUR years after crime was introduced

Sunday  22:10,   16 january 2022

THE MAXIMUM sentence for attacking an emergency worker has never been given by a judge since the crime was introduced.In July last year the Government confirmed that the maximum sentence for assaulting 999 staff would be doubled, and it features in... >>>

UK needs to be more brutal with China’s ‘disgusting’ regime, says Duncan Smith

Sunday  19:04,   16 january 2022

Sir Iain Duncan Smith said too many governments seem ‘too cautious’ about calling China’s communist government out.Appearing on Sky News’ Trevor Phillips On Sunday programme, the senior Tory MP was asked about the urgent alert issued by MI5 last... >>>

South Western Railway incident: Person pronounced dead after being hit by train

Sunday  16:47,   16 january 2022

Witnesses reported seeing a helicopter from London's Ambulance Service in the areaThe tragic incident, which unfolded after midday on Thursday (January 13), led to a multi-agency emergency response with officers and paramedics from London... >>>

Marseille: sequestered and raped, the police locate it with Snapchat

Sunday  14:30,   16 january 2022

in Fugue, a 14-year-old Ardechoise has been sequestered and raped in an apartment of Marseille, before reaching the alert and guide the police With its phone © Richard Drew / AP / SIPA the snapchat app on a smartphone. Rescue 2.0 - Fugue, a... >>>

Tory chairman 'hopeful' COVID restrictions can be lifted by end of January

Sunday  12:58,   16 january 2022

Coronavirus restrictions in England could be lifted by the end of January, with the Tory party chairman saying he was "hopeful", thanks to "encouraging signs".The current Plan B rules - which includes the mandatory wearing of face masks in some... >>>

Tube station 'vandal' who 'caused half a million in graffiti damage' across London arrested

Sunday  10:55,   16 january 2022

The damage has impacted train operators across London and the South East . The arrest occurred during an ongoing operation dedicated to tackling graffiti on the railway over the winter period named Operation Sirius. British Transport Police officers >>>

PM faces further calls to quit over partygate as reports suggest 'mass clearout' of Downing Street team

Sunday  09:20,   16 january 2022

A sixth Conservative MP is calling for the prime minister to quit over the ever-growing list of alleged lockdown-breaking parties in Downing Street, as Boris Johnson is reportedly preparing to strike back by ousting members of his inner circle. ©... >>>

When was Prince Philip’s funeral? What the Covid rules were at time of the duke’s death amid No 10 party row

Sunday  07:48,   16 january 2022

Prince Philip's funeral took place during the third national lockdown, meaning it was only attended by 30 people . The Queen was forced to sit alone during the service. Up to six people or two families could meet outside at the time, and indoor... >>>

Labour unveils 10-point plan for living with Covid-19

Sunday  06:33,   16 january 2022

Shadow health secretary Wes Streeting said the proposals would ‘put Britain on the front foot’ as the virus changes.Shadow health secretary Wes Streeting said the proposals were a way of learning to “live well” with coronavirus as it continues to... >>>

HAMISH MCRAE: London's back...just Google it!

Sunday  05:16,   16 january 2022

London has just been ranked by the Forbes Under 30 poll as the best city in the world to be an entrepreneur. It pulled ahead of New York.That says two things. One is that for all the chatter about people not wanting to commute into the centre of... >>>

North left trailing in Britain's electric car revolution

Sunday  05:16,   16 january 2022

Westminster has 1,095 charging ports, which outstrips the 977 available in Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle, Leeds, Sheffield and Birmingham. London has over a third of the 21,925 devices in England. © Provided by This Is Money Running out of... >>>

Crisis as energy costs in factories surge as much as £1m a month

Sunday  05:16,   16 january 2022

A surge in the cost of power has left energy-intensive firms battling the prospect of plant closures and job cuts. Industry groups say a lack of Government support, despite months of discussions with UK Ministers, could mean some manufacturers will... >>>

Here's what to do when Amazon bars Visa credit cards

Sunday  05:15,   16 january 2022

It has taken the step to ban these payments due to what it claims are 'high fees' Visa charges to process transactions. Here's what you need to know. © Provided by This Is Money Prior warning: Millions of Amazon customers will be blocked... >>>

MIDAS SHARE TIPS: You'll warm to investing with Stelrad

Sunday  05:00,   16 january 2022

Having worked at Stelrad for more than two decades, Trevor Harvey floated this company with one aim in mind - to make it bigger and better. Further market share gains are likely, complementary acquisitions are on the cards, and the dividends provide >>>

ALL smart meters may need to be replaced

Sunday  04:54,   16 january 2022

Smart meters currently rely on outgoing 2G and 3G mobile signals to operate. But mobile operators plan to pull the plug on them. When they are turned off, the meters will become 'dumb' and be no better than the traditional devices they replaced.... >>>