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26-30 railcard: ‘I’ll be £450 worse off because of delay’

Image copyright Clint Furnish Image caption Clint Furnish reckons he will miss out on £450 in savings after missing out on the 26-30 railcard by one day The launch of the new 26-30 railcard has…

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Jaydon James stabbing: Coventry teenager killed ‘because of his postcode’

Image copyright Family handout Image caption Jaydon James was described as a “quiet, lovely boy” The sister of a teenage boy stabbed to death in a city has said he was targeted “because of his…


Delays assigning guide dogs ‘because of instructor shortage’

Image caption Rowena Thomas-Breese said life without a guide dog was ‘incredibly difficult’ People with visual impairments face delays getting a guide dog because of a shortage of instructors, a charity has said. In Wales…


Trains in Wales out of action because of bad weather

Image caption Passengers were evacuated when a train was stranded at Penrhiwceiber during Storm Callum The effect of storms on ageing trains means an “unprecedented” number are out of action, with services set to be…


Skripal poisoning: Policeman’s family ‘lost everything’ because of Novichok

Image caption Det Sgt Nick Bailey began to feel unwell after attending the Skripals’ home The police officer who was poisoned in the attack on Sergei and Yulia Skripal has told how his family lost…


Being illiterate: ‘I’ve cried because I can’t fill in a form’

A great-grandfather has described how difficult he finds life because he is unable to read or write. John MacMurray, 55, of Shildon, County Durham, is one of tens of thousands of people who are illiterate….


MPs quit Commons group because Speaker Bercow chairs it

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionSpeaker: Commons needs new body to investigate bullying Three MPs have quit a committee chaired by Speaker John Bercow in light of a report into bullying in…


Interviewee, 67, denied job because of age discrimination

Image copyright Google Image caption Skewen Park is one of the areas run by by Coedffranc Community Council A 67-year-old man who did not get a job as a park keeper was discriminated against because…


‘We’re leaving the UK because of anti-Semitism’

A leading lawyer and businesswoman say they are quitting the UK as they no longer feel safe because of anti-Semitism. Jewish couple, Mark Lewis and Mandy Blumenthal, say they have received so much abuse that…


Chessington theme park closed because of burst main

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The theme park attractions will be closed all day on Friday Chessington World of Adventures will be closed all day because of a water shortage caused by a burst…


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