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Corbyn: ‘Anti-Semitism is a scourge on any society’

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn says he will continue to oppose anti-Semitism and that his party has taken steps to address it. Following a summer dominated by rows over his past conduct and his response to…

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PPI fuelling fraud culture, says Barclays boss

Image copyright FCA Image caption Arnold Schwarzenegger’s head was featured in official adverts to highlight mis-selling The PPI insurance mis-selling scandal has turned many Britons into fraudsters, one of the UK’s top bankers has claimed….


Herald and Evening Times owners report £7m pre-tax loss

Image copyright Newsquest Image caption A decline in print advertising sales saw revenue fall by 4% to £42.9m last year One of Scotland’s main news publishers, which controls the Herald and Evening Times in Glasgow,…


Thomas Jones: Hunt for missing Worcester student

Image copyright Family handout Image caption Police said Thomas Jones’ disappearance was “extremely out of character” The family of a missing student who disappeared during his first week at university said they are determined to…


Labour to block new Scottish independence vote

Image caption Richard Leonard said Labour would be clear in its opposition to holding another independence vote Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard has said Labour will commit to opposing a second independence referendum in its…


Robert Peston’s ‘guilt’ at finding love after wife’s death

Image copyright ITV Broadcaster Robert Peston has spoken about feeling “desperately guilty” after falling in love with another woman years after his wife’s death. The ITV political editor’s wife, writer Sian Busby, died of lung…


Bubble artists try to break several world records in Gwynedd

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The weekend-long events include a family bubble rave A group of 80 bubble artists are attempting to break world records at the World Bubble Festival 2018. The event will…


Young carer: Social worker made me ‘sound like Superwoman’

“She made me sound like I was Superwoman”. Lucy Childs grew up looking after her mother, who has schizoaffective disorder and spina bifida, and then started caring for her younger sister. But it was not…


Cymro’r Rhyfel Mawr a laddwyd gan y Barwn Coch

Image copyright Getty/Wikipedia Ym mis Medi 1916 bu farw Cymro Cymraeg ifanc mewn brwydr awyr yn ystod y Rhyfel Byd Cyntaf. Roedd Tom Rees o Ddefynnog ger Pontsenni yn swyddog a wasanaethodd yn y Royal…


Mike Ashley blames greed for House of Fraser store closures

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mike Ashley bought House of Fraser for £90m Sports Direct billionaire Mike Ashley has blamed “greedy landlords” for the closure of three House of Fraser department stores. Mr Ashley,…


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