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Nissan to cut hundreds of jobs at Sunderland plant

Nissan to cut hundreds of jobs at Sunderland plant

Nissan is to cut hundreds of jobs at its Sunderland plant, Britain’s biggest car factory, as plummeting diesel sales dealt another employment blow to the UK automotive industry. The manufacturer would not confirm any job losses, although local reports...

today, 18:04 in Business
 
Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City future hinges on his energy reserves

Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City future hinges on his energy reserves

Pep Guardiola has said how long he stays at Manchester City will depend on his energy reserves and his players’ hunger. He believes the closing five matches of this season will offer an indication as to whether the Premier League title can be retained...

today, 18:03 in Sport
 
DWP sent Windrush pensioner £33,000 bill for disability benefits

DWP sent Windrush pensioner £33,000 bill for disability benefits

A Windrush pensioner who has lived in Britain for 52 years was landed with a bill of more than £33,000 from the government for past disability benefits and threatened with deportation. Valerie Baker, 66, came to Britain from Jamaica as a four-year-old...

today, 17:43 in World News
 
US woman sentenced to life for Valentine's Day shooting plot in Canada

US woman sentenced to life for Valentine's Day shooting plot in Canada

An American woman who plotted to go on a Valentine’s Day shooting rampage at a Canadian mall was sentenced to life in prison Friday with no chance of parole for nearly a decade. Lindsay Souvannarath of Geneva, Illinois pleaded guilty last year to...

today, 17:43 in World News
 
Conservative former councillor urges people to vote Labour

Conservative former councillor urges people to vote Labour

A deselected Conservative on Barnet council – one of the key battlegrounds in next month’s local elections – has used his valedictory speech to urge voters to back local Labour candidates. Sury Khatri resigned the party whip in March, losing the...

today, 17:17 in Politics
 
Tory candidate banned for links with EDL and white supremacists

Tory candidate banned for links with EDL and white supremacists

A Conservative council candidate in Watford, Darren Harrison, has been suspended after it emerged that he was a supporter of the pan-European white supremacist organisation Generation Identity and associated with the English Defence League’s former...

today, 17:17 in Politics
 
Joe Corré on his £5m punk ashes – and Malcolm McLaren's death mask

Joe Corré on his £5m punk ashes – and Malcolm McLaren's death mask

If you were looking for a good place to smash the system, why not try Mayfair? The home of the British hedge fund industry, a place of couture salons and boutique fish restaurants, London’s most monied district is also hosting the latest artwork by...

today, 17:17 in Art & Culture
 
Hammond: Brexit transition deal has averted City job losses

Hammond: Brexit transition deal has averted City job losses

A damaging haemorrhage of jobs from the City has been averted by the signing of a Brexit transition agreement between the UK and the EU, according to an upbeat assessment of the economy’s prospects from Philip Hammond. Speaking in Washington, the...

today, 17:16 in Business
 
Britons head to seaside as heatwave expected to last into weekend

Britons head to seaside as heatwave expected to last into weekend

Tens of thousands of people are expected to flock to Britain’s coasts this weekend as the unusually hot weather lasts into Saturday and Sunday. There are warnings of traffic jams on coastal routes to Brighton, Dorset, Cornwall and Blackpool, while...

today, 17:14 in World News
 
Iran warns Israeli bases are within reach as pair lock horns over Syria

Iran warns Israeli bases are within reach as pair lock horns over Syria

Iran has said it is prepared to wipe out “Zionists” in the event of a war with Israel, as mutual hostility deepened amid escalating tensions over Syria. Hossein Salami, the deputy commander of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards, reacting to earlier...

today, 16:56 in World News
 
Democratic party sues Russia, Trump campaign for allegedly disrupting 2016 election

Democratic party sues Russia, Trump campaign for allegedly disrupting 2016 election

The Democratic party sued Russia, Donald Trump’s campaign and WikiLeaks on Friday, charging that they conspired to disrupt the 2016 US presidential election, a court filing showed. The party alleges in the federal lawsuit in Manhattan that top Trump...

today, 16:56 in World News
 
Let’s move to Stockport, Greater Manchester: ‘It’s a game of two halves’

Let’s move to Stockport, Greater Manchester: ‘It’s a game of two halves’

What’s going for it? Stockport? Yes. Stockport. Been through it countless times, gazing down from the viaduct in my Pendolino, at its odd, dramatic landscape, the deep Mersey valley, the Stockport Pyramid, Merseyway shopping centre, mill chimneys, all...

today, 16:50 in Business
 
Brad Shields asks for New Zealand release in order to play for England

Brad Shields asks for New Zealand release in order to play for England

Brad Shields has made an official request to be released by New Zealand Rugby for England’s tour of South Africa in an attempt to smooth a path towards making his debut for Eddie Jones’s side in June. The NZR chief executive, Steve Tew, confirmed that...

today, 16:47 in Sport
 
Murder most fowl: Oxford dodo 'shot in the back of the head'

Murder most fowl: Oxford dodo 'shot in the back of the head'

With its plump head and bulbous beak, the renowned remains of a dodo at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History have long captivated visitors, Lewis Carroll among them. Now researchers say they have uncovered how the dodo died – a discovery...

today, 16:46 in Science &Technology
 
Upcycled denim & sustainable lace: fashion to feel good about this spring

Upcycled denim & sustainable lace: fashion to feel good about this spring

Ninety Percent zip-front high-waisted trousers, £120 Facebook Twitter Pinterest It’s called Ninety Percent because 90% of the profits are shared between charitable causes and the workers who make the clothes. Yes, 90%. The innovative business model is...

today, 16:37 in Lifestyle
 


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