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New updated MOT rules aimed at improving air quality and making roads safer have come into force today. Under the new rules, diesel cars will be subjected to tighter pullution limits and new fail categories will prohibit a vehicle...
In case you've missed the news, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were married today at a ceremony in St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, watched around the world by millions.The bride, from now on bearer of the title Duchess of...
There could be whole books dedicated to scientific discoveries made by accident. Viagra, for example, the subject of millions of spam emails every day, was found while Pfizer were testing heart drugs. Researchers noticed a strange side-effect apparent in...
Oldham East and Saddleworth MP Debbie Abrahams has been sacked from Labour’s shadow Cabinet after an investigation into workplace bullying.Ms Abrahams faced claims by multiple complainants that are understood to have been supported by several witnesses.Abrahams said she strongly...
It's not so long ago that Malaysian Air flight MH370 which went missing on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing in 2014 was the story no newspaper could go to print without mentioning. A couple of years later,...
With all the problems plastic pollution is now known to be causing, people are inevitably asking what we used to do before plastic became a part of our lives (and seemingly a part of every single product you buy...
If you're someone who rents their home for whatever reason you'll know that you're vulnerable. The standard rental contract in the UK is 12 months, compared to 4 years in Italy, meaning that you always feel like you're in...
Well it had to happen. It seems that after a nice and doubtless expensive review, MPs have finally realised something that the average unemployed person could have told them for no more than the price of a cup of...
A recent Freedom of Information request from the BBC to police forces acrosss the UK shows that while there has been a two-fold increase in reports, fewer people are being charged with racially and religiously aggravated hate crimes in...
In response to the recent outcry caused by card pre-approvals during pay-at-pump operations, Asda has suspended their £99 petrol pump deposit trial.What was the fuss about?If you've ever rented a car you'll know that rental companies 'pre-approve' a transaction...
Patricia Mayo, a campaigner who protested against NHS cuts, has been jailed after stealing £50,000 from the GP surgery where she worked. Mayo pushed the surgery to the brink of insolvency after plundering accounts.The 60-year-old worked at the Hartwood...
Harvey Proctor, a former Conservative MP who was a victim of false accusations of sexual abuse by the man now known as 'Nick the fantasist" is claiming damages of £1 million from the Metropolitan Police. Mr Proctor is also...

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