October 1, 2022

Truss insists she is right ‘to do things differently’ – amid reports chancellor attended champagne party

Liz Truss has doubled down on her controversial tax-cutting agenda, telling Conservative rebels that she is "going to do things differently" and that "there is no option but to change".
October 1, 2022

Liz Truss to face wretched week at Tory Party conference after mini-budget turmoil

Liz Truss is set to face a wretched week at the Tory Party conference after the disastrous reaction to Kwasi Kwarteng's tax-cutting mini-budget.
October 1, 2022

Your eyes offer a ‘window’ into how many years you have left to live suggests large study

The study of almost 47,000 adults suggests the retina holds vital clues about your biological clock.
October 1, 2022

Strathmore Rose Tiara: Queen Mother’s £500,000 royal diadem hasn’t been seen for decades

The Strathmore Rose Tiara is a treasured royal jewel, but it started life as a gift to the Queen Mother.
October 1, 2022

Elon Musk debuts Tesla’s first humanoid robot with eye on mass market

Elon Musk has unveiled a prototype of Tesla's humanoid robot Optimus, which the electric car maker aims to mass produce in the millions and sell for under £18,000.
October 1, 2022

‘Avoid conflict!’ Drivers warned of £1,000 fines for letting an ambulance go past

While the Highway Code clearly states that road users must give way to an oncoming emergency vehicle, it also adds that some manoeuvres are illegal.
October 1, 2022

British Steel’s Chinese owner seeks huge government aid package

The owners of Britain's second-biggest steel producer are seeking an urgent package of financial support from taxpayers amid renewed fears for thousands of industrial jobs in the north of England.
October 1, 2022

DEAL OF THE DAY: Shoppers praise this £35 blanket with ‘low energy consumption’

An electric blanket is becoming a popular addition to British households as the temperature gets cooler and this one from Amazon has garnered thousands of positive reviews.
October 1, 2022

Train services set to be crippled by fresh strike, as Royal Mail staff walk out for second day

Rail passengers have been urged to only travel if "absolutely necessary" today as members of four trade unions stage a 24-hour walkout.
October 1, 2022

Shops in England banned from displaying junk food near entrances and tills from today

Restrictions on where shops in England can display junk food come into effect today.