October 4, 2021

Statue of black ‘mother’ of modern medicine to be unveiled

The statue is the first public sculpture of a black woman, to be made by a black woman in the UK.
October 4, 2021

Mum self-diagnoses ‘WFH sore back’ as sepsis by googling symptoms – but ‘had to beg sceptic docs for test’

Mum who put her bad back down to sitting on the sofa while working from home claims she had to beg doctors to test her for sepsis
October 4, 2021

Charity fundraiser Michael Ferndale relishing ‘Reverse Running Challenge’ as he tackles five marathons in five days – backwards

Ferndale, a former soldier, is raising money for the Lord's Taverners and The Change Foundation and kicks off his gruelling challenge in Dublin on October 9
October 4, 2021

Chancellor Rishi Sunak not ruling out more tax hikes

In his conference speech, Mr Sunak will announce the new funding will be used to help workers leaving the furlough scheme and unemployed over-50s back into work.
October 4, 2021

UK ‘cannot wait forever’ for EU response amid NI Protocol row, says Brexit minister

The UK "cannot wait forever" for a response from the EU to its proposals to change the Northern Ireland Protocol, Boris Johnson's Brexit minister has warned.
October 4, 2021

Ovo to table bid for Bulb amid scramble over struggling energy suppliers

Ovo Energy will this week table a takeover offer for rival Bulb in a bid to create the second-largest supplier in Britain's crisis-hit energy market.
October 4, 2021

22% of petrol stations in some areas still don’t have fuel

“Some of our members are saying that they have been without fuel for a number of days – some over a week now.”
October 4, 2021

Aldi is hiring more than 3,500 people with vacancies available now

Aldi has also today confirmed it will once again keep all stores shut on Boxing Day
October 4, 2021

French Connection sold in deal valuing business at £29m after years of losses

French Connection has been sold to a consortium including its second-largest shareholder in a deal valuing the fashion chain at £29m.
October 4, 2021

School teaching boys about consent and domestic abuse

I was very pleased with the boys' responses. They showed great maturity and seemed to take onboard what we were saying.
October 4, 2021

No pigs in blankets, gammon or British turkey this Christmas

Meat industry leaders have issued a stark warning
October 4, 2021

Many adults only find out grandparents were in Armed Forces after they die

Over two-thirds of adults regret not finding out more about their grandparents experiences - including tales of wartime heroism