‘We are now in a full-fledged human rights crisis,’ says UN official
The latest coronavirus case figures have been released
The ultra-low emission zone (Ulez) will be expanded across all of Greater London next summer, Sadiq Khan announced on Friday.The mayor’s decision – which he described as one of the most difficult of his political career – comes in the face of mass opposition and means 15 per cent of vehicles registered in the new outer London zone, about 200,000 at present, will be liable for the £12.50-a-day levy.But an estimated five million Londoners will breathe cleaner air, according to City Hall, due to the likely impact of a city-wide zone further accelerating the switch to cleaner vehicles in the suburbs.More than 96 per cent of cars in the existing zone, which extends to the inner boundaries of the North and South Circular Roads, comply with the exhaust emission rules and do not have to pay the 24/7 charge.
West Mercia Police deals 'robustly' with time-wasting 999 pest
A flock of 150 sheep have been mobilised to maintain the greenery surrounding the ruins of the ancient city of Pompeii as part of a sustainable agricultural initiative for the archaeological site.
Bird flu and rising costs have contributed to difficulties for producers, while the NFU has called for the supply chain to be investigated.
Home fungi growers can boost soil quality in small gardens and cultivate exotic varieties using coffee grounds and online kits
Walliams recently apologised for making ‘disrespectful comments’ about contestants
A man has been arrested on suspicion of drink driving after he crashed his vehicle on the A66.
A new term starts in January with some big names in the cast.
MILLIONS of pounds could be waiting to be claimed by the unsuspecting heirs of long lost relatives who were born or died in Herefordshire.
Latest reactions as England’s lacklustre performance against USA ends in goalless draw
The Foreign Secretary shared a photo of his meeting with Volodymyr Zelensky during his visit to Ukraine.
Welsh and English football fans in Tenerife clashed on Friday night in a brutal street fight.
In a special edition, we mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and ask what it will take to end this global epidemic; particularly domestic violence. Annette Young talks to Dr Jane Monckton-Smith, a UK criminologist and a world leader on coercive control and Sarah McGrath, the founder of the NGO Women for Women France. As well, we report on the failure of the French legal system in prosecuting rape cases.Read more on FRANCE 24 EnglishRead also:Egypt struggles to combat scourge of violence against womenFemicide sparks fury in South Korea amid calls for tougher punishment of stalkersViolence against women in China: Footage of restaurant attack sparks outrage
SIR – The Government’s assistance with the cost of energy is being handled differently by suppliers.
A career criminal who killed an elderly brother and sister in a bungled burglary has been jailed for life with a minimum term of 32 years.
The report found the brigade has a ‘toxic culture that allows bullying and abuse’
<strong>Feed the Future: </strong>The Independent is calling for more children to be eligible for free school meals
A MAN has been left seriously hurt after being attacked by a stranger who was walking a French Bulldog.