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12h London bus strike called off after union secures pay deal
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Politics

Thousands face £10k mortgage blow in London

Warning as Prime Minister and Kwasi Kwarteng held OBR talks

World

West condemns Putin’s land-grab as Ukraine fast-tracks Nato bid

The Russian leader signed treaties on Friday for an illegal annexation of occupied Ukrainian territory in a sharp escalation of his seven-month invasion

UK

Prince of Wales praises Molly Russell’s ‘incredible brave’ parents

William spoke out after a coroner ruled social media content contributed to the death of the 14-year-old

World

Zelensky: Ukraine submitting ‘accelerated’ application to join Nato

‘Ukraine is ready for dialogue with Russia, but with a different Russian president’

Politics

Truss and Kwarteng promise to work ‘closely’ with OBR after meeting

The Prime Minister and Chancellor will “work closely” with the Office for Budget Responsibility in the coming weeks, the Treasury said

World

Hurricane Ian makes landfall in South Carolina as death toll rises

There have been reports of at least 21 deaths in Florida - a number officials fear will rise

UK

Royal Mail workers launch 48-hour strike over pay

Members of the CWU will take another 19 days of strike action in the coming weeks in the worsening dispute.
Politics

Truss admits £45bn mini-budget tax cuts did cause ‘disruption’

The Prime Minister insisted Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng was right to act to get the economy moving.
Crime

‘Global first’ ruling that online content contributed to Molly Russell’s death

Coroner Andrew Walker said the material viewed by the teenager should not have been available for a child to see.
UK

Tens of thousands of letters of condolence sent to royals since Queen’s death

About 6,500 items arrived on one day alone, adding to the total of more than 50,000 letters and cards.
UK

Winners of the Black British Business Awards revealed

Winners were awarded at a glitzy ceremony in central London

UK

William: Children need more online protection after Molly’s death

Prince of Wales says ‘no parent should ever have to endure’ what her family went through

Crime

Online Safety Bill amendment to be brought forward after Molly Russell inquest

Baroness Beeban Kidron said she will table a change to the legislation in the House of Lords after the coroner’s conclusion on Friday.
Politics

Barristers to vote next week on whether to end strike action

A ballot for Criminal Bar Association members is due to open on Tuesday and close on Sunday.
UK

Zoo shares rare sighting of first fossa pups to be born in its 91-year history

The 12-week-old triplets were spotted for the first time by keepers as they emerged from their den at Chester Zoo.
Crime

Met officers cleared of assaulting man mistaken for robbery suspect

Sergeant Emily Joshi and Pc Ozan Yelken have been found not guilty of assaulting Emmanuel Ugborokefe by beating him

UK

Former BBC presenter Mark Mardell reveals Parkinson’s diagnosis

The broadcaster previously served as BBC News’s Europe and North America editor and hosted The World This Weekend on BBC Radio 4

UK

Police investigate claim Stephen Lawrence killer had phone in cell

A Prison Service spokesman said: ‘We can confirm this matter has been referred to the police for investigation.’

Showbiz

Louis Tomlinson gives update on his and Zayn Malik’s friendship

The Just Hold On singer also gave his opinion on Malik’s recent slew of 1D covers he has been sharing to social media

UK

Train strikes: Can you claim a refund if your train is cancelled?

Train strikes will take place on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday this week.

Politics

Greens call for £75bn tax hit on polluters and the wealthy

The party said a new levy on the richest 1% could help fund a nationwide insulation and renewable energy programme.
UK

Reduce the energy costs of cooking

There are ways to keep cooking costs down without resorting to salads

London

Appeal to find boy, 12, missing from north London hospital

‘You are not in any trouble at all. We just want you home and safe’

Crime

Man handed indefinite hospital order for stabbing of stranger at petrol station

Paul Miller, who has paranoid schizophrenia, admitted a charge of attempted murder.
UK

Police release footage of car in council worker murder probe

Ashley Dale, 28, was found with gunshot wounds in the back garden of her home in Old Swan, Liverpool.
Politics

Welsh independence march planned for nation’s capital

House Of The Dragon actor Julian Lewis Jones will be among speakers at the rally.
UK

UK has warmest first nine months of the year on record

September has been warmer than average, despite the recent cool spell

UK

MI5 website briefly knocked offline by possible cyber attack

No sensitive information was held on the website and no data was lost, it is understood

UK

Ed Sheeran faces copyright trial over Marvin Gaye plagiarism claims

Six months ago Sheeran was cleared of copying for his hit song Shape Of You at a trial in London

Crime

Protester given six-week prison sentence for tying himself to goalpost

Louis McKechnie, 21, denied aggravated trespass and going onto the playing area at the game at Everton’s Goodison Park stadium but was found guilty.
London

Man with severe lung condition to run London Marathon with oxygen tank

Diven Halai will be the first man ever to tackle the race with the 8kg piece of equipment this Sunday

UK

Molly Russell: Online material viewed by teen ‘was not safe’ - coroner

The coroner said online material viewed by the 14-year-old on sites such as Instagram and Pinterest ’shouldn’t have been available for a child to see’ before her death in 2017

Crime

Man, 40, held in Olivia Pratt-Korbel murder inquiry

Nine-year-old Olivia was shot in the chest at her home in Dovecot, Liverpool, on August 22

Crime

Trial for pair accused of ‘plot’ to destroy 5G mast

Darren Reynolds and Christine Grayson, both 59, are charged with conspiring to commit criminal damage between May 13 and June 20 this year.
London

Police took 20 hours to attend family home of missing Owami Davies

A review of how police handled the missing persons case has revealed ‘important learning points’

World

US hits Russia with sanctions over ‘phony’ Ukraine annexations

President Joe Biden said of the Russian leader’s steps: ‘Make no mistake: These actions have no legitimacy’

UK

Final day before energy bills rise: everything you need to know

Also known as meter-reading day, you need to record your usage quickly, to avoid costly estimates

UK

Parents wrongly convicted in truancy cases

Fresh blow to the secretive single justice system after magistrates’ errors led to serious criminal convictions against 11 mothers and four fathers

Crime

Officers accused of assaulting innocent man feared he had weapon, court told

Sergeant Emily Joshi and Pc Ozan Yelken thought Emmanuel Ugborokefe was a Rolex robber during the incident in north-west London, a court heard.
UK

Ballot for 2023 London Marathon places to open ahead of Sunday’s event

Ballot places are drawn at random so everyone who applies has exactly the same chance of being successful.
UK

Train strikes: when are they and which companies are affected?

Rail union Aslef has called strikes for Saturday October 1 and Wednesday October 5, affecting the Tory party conference

UK

Skull found in hunt for Moors Murders victim Keith Bennett

The 12-year-old was one of five victims of Ian Brady and Myra Hindley.
Showbiz

Fern Britton breaks silence after ex pictured kissing her best friend

The former This Morning presenter and TV chef decided to call time on their 20-year marriage in 2020

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