October 4, 2021

Boris Johnson sets sights on all UK electricity coming from green sources by 2035

The government is expected to commit to a massive investment programme in renewable and nuclear power
October 4, 2021

Family whose dogs were stolen from secure garden plagued by daily hoax calls

"We've had lots of hoax and scam calls, we've had children phone us up and say it's about your dog, then giving us hope and then saying it's dead"
October 4, 2021

Tory Party conference, relaxing COVID travel rules and the future of a supermarket giant

Ian King speaks to a former chancellor as we look to the future following the end of furlough.
October 4, 2021

Live: Chancellor Rishi Sunak announces plans to get people into new or better jobs

"Our recovery comes with a cost," Sunak says in his first in-person speech to the Tory Party conference as Chancellor
October 4, 2021

Bathrooms across UK have 152 tonnes of empty plastic bottles – heavier than Big Ben bell

The average Brit gets through 19,665 plastic cosmetics bottles in their lifetime - measuring four times the height of the world's tallest building
October 4, 2021

Hero dog saves sleeping couple after toxic smoke started to fill their home

Kirsten Carmichael, who lost her hearing in 2016, is certain she would not be here today if it hadn't been for her 'guardian angel' pooch
October 4, 2021

Pharmacies managing stocks as medicines are hit by UK’s delivery woes

A pharmacy industry body has warned of delivery delays for medicines in some parts of the country but says it is managing the supply situation to ensure no disruption to patients and customers.
October 4, 2021

Warning of gaps on shelves this Christmas as Army deployed

Operation Escalin launched on Monday
October 4, 2021

Farmers protest as 120,000 pigs could be destroyed within days

"It’s criminal that we are going to be forced to make that decision and kill healthy animals for waste."
October 4, 2021

400,000 school and council staff could take industrial action

Union members are angry at their pay offer
October 4, 2021

All for a good paws: Meet the animals from projects and charities throughout the UK improving people’s lives

In homage to our friends from the animal kingdom that make the world a better place, on World Animal Day 2021 (Monday October 4th), The National Lottery is highlighting a series of wonderful stories from across the UK
October 4, 2021

Insulate Britain blocks four major routes into London as protests enter fourth week

Traffic at the Blackwall Tunnel, Hanger Lane, Arnos Grove and Wandsworth Bridge is affected