August 15, 2022

Water firm says it was target of cyber attack as criminals bungle extortion attempt

South Staffordshire Water "has been the target of a criminal cyber attack", the company has confirmed.
August 15, 2022

Heathrow Airport extends passenger number cap by another six weeks

No more than 100,000 travellers will be able to depart from the airport each day until October 29
August 15, 2022

Who is eligible to get a Covid booster jab this autumn

Some people will be offered a Moderna jab and others the Pfizer vaccine
August 15, 2022

Reebok-owner ABG seals cut-price £200m Ted Baker takeover

The American consumer goods group which owns Reebok and an interest in David Beckham's branded products portfolio is close to unveiling a cut-price £200m takeover of Ted Baker, the London-listed fashion retailer.
August 15, 2022

Weather expert shows how droughts increase the risk of floods

Experiment demonstrates clearly dried-out soil repels water rather than absorbing it
August 15, 2022

Nationwide offers 11,000 workers a £1,200 bonus to help with bills

Nationwide will offer a one-off bonus to 11,000 staff members to help workers deal with more expensive bills.
August 15, 2022

Heathrow extends flight restrictions until end of October

Heathrow has extended its flight restrictions until the end of October, hitting families' plans for half term getaways.
August 15, 2022

Man dies after being stabbed close to Oxford Street in London

The man was pronounced dead at the scene, in a side street close to Oxford Street, this morning
August 15, 2022

Schools in England under pressure to run three-day weeks this autumn

Headteachers, governors and trustees are holding 'crisis meetings' to work out how they can keep schools afloat
August 15, 2022

Wales to start roll-out of autumn Covid booster vaccine

A single jab will be offered to eligible people including all adults aged 50 and above
August 15, 2022

Flood alert as Met Offices issues thunderstorm warning for south west England

The warning is in force until this evening
August 15, 2022

Police officer leaves mum horrified after making inappropriate comments in creepy phone call

PC Andrew Turner made a string of inappropriate comments about the young woman's body