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Holyrood committee backs 27-day ban for Michael Matheson over roaming charges

Holyrood committee backs 27-day ban for Michael Matheson over roaming charges

Holyrood committee backs 27-day ban for Michael Matheson over roaming charges

23 May 2024

Parliament will now vote on the proposed sanction against the former Scottish health secretary.


HSBC fined £6.2m over treatment of customers in financial difficulty

HSBC fined £6.2m over treatment of customers in financial difficulty

HSBC fined £6.2m over treatment of customers in financial difficulty

23 May 2024

The Financial Conduct Authority said the cost incurred by HSBC to put the situation right should be a warning to all lenders.


Labour minister channels RuPaul and urges Government to ‘sashay away’

Labour minister channels RuPaul and urges Government to ‘sashay away’

Labour minister channels RuPaul and urges Government to ‘sashay away’

23 May 2024

Shadow culture minister Sir Chris Bryant criticised the Government for failing to support creative industries.


General election is a choice between two countries, Sir Keir Starmer says

General election is a choice between two countries, Sir Keir Starmer says

General election is a choice between two countries, Sir Keir Starmer says

23 May 2024

The Labour leader kicked off the campaign trail at Gillingham Football Club on Thursday.


Private sector growth falls in May amid signs of cooling services inflation

Private sector growth falls in May amid signs of cooling services inflation

Private sector growth falls in May amid signs of cooling services inflation

23 May 2024

Economists said the data shows early signs that services inflation, a key sticking point for Bank of England economists, will start to fall.


Ex-minister Michael Matheson suspended from Holyrood over iPad roaming bill row

Ex-minister Michael Matheson suspended from Holyrood over iPad roaming bill row

Ex-minister Michael Matheson suspended from Holyrood over iPad roaming bill row

23 May 2024

He tried to have the bill, racked up through personal use on holiday, paid for on expenses and office costs.


Manchester Arena bombing victim’s mother ‘feels misled’ after Sunak meeting

Manchester Arena bombing victim’s mother ‘feels misled’ after Sunak meeting

Manchester Arena bombing victim’s mother ‘feels misled’ after Sunak meeting

23 May 2024

The Prime Minister met with Martyn Hett’s mother Figen Murray just hours before he announced the General Election would take place on July 4.


NatWest share sale in jeopardy after General Election called, analysts warn

NatWest share sale in jeopardy after General Election called, analysts warn

NatWest share sale in jeopardy after General Election called, analysts warn

23 May 2024

Shares in NatWest were down on Thursday morning following reports that the timing of the election could put the retail share offer on ice.


Struggling to afford vet care? Here are some tips amid investigation into sector

Struggling to afford vet care? Here are some tips amid investigation into sector

Struggling to afford vet care? Here are some tips amid investigation into sector

23 May 2024

Here is advice for pet owners looking for veterinary care as the Competition and Markets Authority launches a full investigation into the market.


Euclid telescope sends back largest images of universe ever taken from space

Euclid telescope sends back largest images of universe ever taken from space

Euclid telescope sends back largest images of universe ever taken from space

23 May 2024

‘Stunning’ views offer an exciting glimpse into the distant cosmic past.


Swinney: I have reunited the SNP and will take positive message to Scots

Swinney: I have reunited the SNP and will take positive message to Scots

Swinney: I have reunited the SNP and will take positive message to Scots

23 May 2024

The First Minister will fight the General Election campaign just weeks after taking on the top job in Scottish politics.


Disposable vapes driving up nicotine use across England, study says

Disposable vapes driving up nicotine use across England, study says

Disposable vapes driving up nicotine use across England, study says

23 May 2024

The study, funded by Cancer Research UK, looked at data on vaping and smoking for 132,252 people in England from July 2016 to May 2023.


National Grid announces £7bn fundraise to power electricity network upgrades

National Grid announces £7bn fundraise to power electricity network upgrades

National Grid announces £7bn fundraise to power electricity network upgrades

23 May 2024

The network operator is to invest £60 billion in electricity infrastructure over next five years, with more than £30 billion going to Britain.


Net migration to UK drops after hitting record levels, fuelling election debate

Net migration to UK drops after hitting record levels, fuelling election debate

Net migration to UK drops after hitting record levels, fuelling election debate

23 May 2024

The 2023 migration figure is down from a record in 2022, according to the Office for National Statistics.


Nigel Farage focuses on Donald Trump instead of standing in General Election

Nigel Farage focuses on Donald Trump instead of standing in General Election

Nigel Farage focuses on Donald Trump instead of standing in General Election

23 May 2024

The arch Brexiteer said he would help Reform UK in the campaign but not ‘go any further than that’.


Sunak admits election announcement ‘was a bit wet’ and he now has an umbrella

Sunak admits election announcement ‘was a bit wet’ and he now has an umbrella

Sunak admits election announcement ‘was a bit wet’ and he now has an umbrella

23 May 2024

Heavy rain poured down on the Prime Minister as he spoke from a lectern outside No 10.


Nationwide sees profits fall after handing cash to members

Nationwide sees profits fall after handing cash to members

Nationwide sees profits fall after handing cash to members

23 May 2024

The lender said it handed £344 million to its members last year and announced another bonus payment this year.


Rwanda flights will take off after the General Election, says Rishi Sunak

Rwanda flights will take off after the General Election, says Rishi Sunak

Rwanda flights will take off after the General Election, says Rishi Sunak

23 May 2024

The Prime Minister made the admission on the first day of campaigning ahead of the July 4 poll.


Pet owners offered tips to cut vet bills as competition watchdog confirms probe

Pet owners offered tips to cut vet bills as competition watchdog confirms probe

Pet owners offered tips to cut vet bills as competition watchdog confirms probe

23 May 2024

The CMA warned UK vet groups could be forced to cap prescription fees, sell off parts of their business and give mandatory information to pet owners.


Flooding blocks train line between Scotland and north-west England

Flooding blocks train line between Scotland and north-west England

Flooding blocks train line between Scotland and north-west England

23 May 2024

Major disruption is expected for the rest of Thursday.


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