From “excruciating” radio interviews to suggestions the UK should appease Russia to end the Ukraine crisis, here’s Green Party leader Natalie Bennett’s most painful slip-ups
An acceptable use of NHS money? (Picture: Getty Images/Metro Pictures) With every political party urging the need to improve an over-stretched NHS, news like this does not go down well. The National Health Service has been prescribing patients over-the-counter toothpastes, sun creams and multivitamins at the cost of millions of pounds, figures suggest. Data published […]
One passenger said it was ‘page one of the Train Driver’s Manual’ to get on the right service (Picture: Getty Images) It’s one thing to set off in the wrong direction in your car. It’s quite another to get in someone else’s car and then drive off in the wrong direction. But that’s pretty much […]
A FUGITIVE Scots businessman has been placed on the FBI “Most Wanted” list for suspected fraudsters.
PATIENTS could routinely consult their GP using online video systems such as Skype and be able to order repeat prescriptions “at the touch of a button”, Nick Clegg proposed yesterday.
Sean Heslop has been arrested and bailed (Picture: SWNS) An executive principal at two academies has been arrested after allegedly starting a relationship with an ex-pupil who is now said to be expecting his child. Sean Heslop, 47, was detained on suspicion of abuse of a position of trust and freed on police bail to […]
Great deal. (Picture: MEN/Alex Kilpatrick) Lucky Sainsbury’s shoppers were able to take advantage of a post-Easter price cut when they were offered to buy a pack of marshmallows normally costing £1 for just… £1. Visitors to the Sale branch of the supermarket chain were left wondering how such a mistake could have been made. The […]
The technology is being rolled out on route 59 (Picture: Transport for London) There are many perils that come with commuting by bus in London: smelly food and getting a seat being two of them. But now a pioneering trial is attempting to make the latter easier – by showing you how many seats are […]
It was 2:30 in the morning on Thursday 26 March, in Sanaa, Yemen. I thought, and in fact I hoped, I was being shaken awake by a severe thunderstorm. Things had been heating up across Yemen for months, but no one had forecast this type of storm. The deep booms quickly gave way to anti-aircraft […]
Argentina summoned the British ambassador to the foreign office in Buenos Aires on Thursday to inform London that criminal charges had been filed against British companies exploring the Falkland Island for oil and gas. The move comes a day after the Argentinian ambassador was likewise summoned to the British Foreign Office over recent threats made […]