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Labour plans to raise £500m by closing fund managers’ tax loopholeExclusive: shadow chancellor Rachel Reeves tells how party would ‘start to end the unfairness’ in tax system Rachel Reeves: ‘Instead of hitting working people and businesses, we should be spreading the burden.’ Photograph: Tayfun Salcı/ZUMA Wire/REX/Shutterstock
Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng will hold crisis talks with the energy industry and its regulator Ofgem later today, amid fears for struggling suppliers and spiralling fuel bills. It comes as UK energy company Bulb is seeking a bailout to stay afloat amid surging wholesale gas prices, with Boris Johnson insisting the issues facing the industry are global. Meanwhile, industry regulator Ofgem announced that it had appointed British Gas to take on 350,000 customers from People's Energy, one of two smaller suppliers which collapsed last week.
Billy Porter chose winged chic black and worked the poses on the red carpet Sunday at the Emmy Awards
Emma Blackmore is deafblind and said she feels disabled care users have been ‘put on the back burner’.
The new Foreign Secretary will speak to Hossein Amir-Abdollahian in New York on Monday.
Family of the victims have been informed
A military training jet has crashed in a neighborhood near Fort Worth, Texas, injuring the two pilots and damaging three homes
Government will do ‘whatever it can’ to prevent failure of further energy companies
A 98-year-old World War II veteran who took part in the D-Day invasion and the Battle of the Bulge and witnessed the German surrender during the war has been honored by France for his military contributions
<strong>Exclusive:</strong> Labour leader ‘should follow lead of Biden as centrist with radical agenda’
The Metropolitan Police are confident that Knife Crime Prevention Orders will save lives despite the courts turning down their first two applications.
The pilot follows research from The National Robotarium at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh.
Mr Macron ordered the recall of the French ambassadors to Washington and Canberra.
The Scottish Government said older residents in care homes are the first to be offered the booster coronavirus vaccine from Monday.
Boris Johnson has arrived in the US for the United Nations General Assembly in New York.
Mandy Moore puts the red in red carpet at this year's Emmys
Pensioners who are from black or Asian communities or who are renting are more likely to find themselves living in poverty, the charity said.
Retailers and recycling charities have said shopper demand for items without plastic wrapping declined after the pandemic hit.
France has cancelled a meeting between Armed Forces Minister Florence Parly and her British counterpart planned for this week after Australia scrapped a submarine order with Paris in favour of a deal with Washington and London, two sources familiar with the matter said. Parly personally took the decision to drop the bilateral meeting with British Defence Secretary Ben Wallace, the sources said.
Insulate Britain have said further protests will take place on Monday.