Clampdown on pension scammers announced

Private pensions cold calling, including emails and text messages, is to be banned under plans announced by the government this morning. The measures, say the...

Manchester stands in solidarity with Barcelona

Manchester is expressing its solidarity and sorrow for Barcelona after the terrorist attack in Las Ramblas which has claimed at least fourteen lives. The city’s...

Green light for Motorway learner drivers

Learner drivers will be allowed on motorways from next year, the government has announced today. They will be allowed on motorways with an approved driving...

Egg scare as supermarkets withdrawn egg products from their shelves

Supermarkets are withdrawing egg products from their shelves after the insecticide Fipronil, has been found in eggs from Holland and Belgium. The chemical can be harmful...

Modern slavery and human trafficking in the UK is “far more prevalent than previously...

Modern slavery and human trafficking (MSHT) in the UK is far more prevalent than previously thought, according to the National Crime Agency. A growing body...

Councils are housing an extra secondary school’s worth of homeless children each month

The numbers of homeless children councils are having to house in temporary accommodation has increased by more than a third in the last three...

Rip off Credit Card fees to be abolished

Rip-off card charges will be consigned to history, after Ministers act to end these unfair fees for millions of people across the country. The government...

A growing income divide between young and old finds report

The growing age divide in living standards that opened up in the mid-2000s has continued to widen last year according to a report out...

Private renters fear eviction if they press landlords to do repairs

Private renters aren’t pressing landlords to carry out repairs to their home over fears they’ll be evicted, reveals Citizens Advice. A new report from the...

Former United player Philip Mulryne is ordained as a priest

A former Manchester United and Northern Ireland footballer has swapped his kit for a cassock after being ordained a priest today. Thirty nine year old Father...