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It comes after four small energy companies folded amid the surge in gas prices.
A climate campaigner who was attempting a world-first circumnavigation of mainland Britain to raise awareness about global warming has been seriously injured and a member of her support staff has been killed after a paramotor accident in the western Highlands of Scotland. Sacha Dench had been dubbed the "human swan" as she attempted a 3,000-mile journey in a motorised paraglider ahead of November's COP26 UN climate change conference. Dan Burton, a member of her support staff, was killed during the incident on Saturday afternoon near Loch Na Gainmhich.
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.
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.
Retailers and recycling charities have said shopper demand for items without plastic wrapping declined after the pandemic hit.
Make UK said the return to manufacturing growth could be undermined by the proposal.
Gordon Brown urges Joe Biden to avoid ‘vaccine waste disaster’ as ‘use by’ dates expire – ahead of UN summit
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
Mandy Moore puts the red in red carpet at this year's Emmys
The new Foreign Secretary will speak to Hossein Amir-Abdollahian in New York on Monday.
The Senate's nonpartisan parliamentarian says Democrats can’t use their $3.5 trillion package bolstering social and climate programs to give millions of immigrants a chance to become citizens
The Metropolitan Police are confident that Knife Crime Prevention Orders will save lives despite the courts turning down their first two applications.
PM urges world leaders to fulfil $100bn global warming pledge to developing world
Victoria Covid restrictions: Melbourne lockdown, curfew and regional Vic coronavirus rules explained. Victoria’s premier Daniel Andrews has announced eased restrictions across most of Victoria as the state reaches its 70% first-dose vaccination target. Here’s what you need to know about schools, travel, childcare and work
The four-part series is hosted by wildlife cameraman and presenter Hamza Yassin.
Passport details shared online while Oliver Carroll was investigating claims of voter fraud
Huge fundraising by Revolut, Hopin and Cinch helped push the UK’s credentials as Europe’s premier tech hub to new heights.
Government will do ‘whatever it can’ to prevent failure of further energy companies
Mr Macron ordered the recall of the French ambassadors to Washington and Canberra.