News

Beverley Sisters Singer Joy Dies Aged 91

National News September 1, 2015 at 2:23 pm

Joy and her twin sisters Teddie and Babs became the highest paid female act of their time when they signed a deal in 1951.

Cameron Agrees EU Referendum Word Change

National News September 1, 2015 at 11:57 am

The original question, which asked voters to decide “Yes” or “No”, could be seen as biased, the Electoral Commission says.

Will Spectre Be Craig’s Final Bond Appearance?

National News September 1, 2015 at 11:45 am

As the anticipation mounts ahead of the 24th Bond film’s release, the star reveals that sometimes the fame gets too much.

Holidays On The NHS: It’s The Worth Not The Cost

National News September 1, 2015 at 11:30 am

Spending £120m of NHS cash on horse riding and holidays sounds hard to justify. But what if they are more effective than medicine?

National Sperm Bank Has Just Nine Donors

National News September 1, 2015 at 10:09 am

The head of the centre says it could take five years to get enough donors, but says a new ad campaign could make a difference.

Hackers Claim Revenge Attack On NCA Website

National News September 1, 2015 at 9:54 am

The National Crime Agency site is down for over two hours after a Distributed Denial of Service attack claimed by Lizard Squad.

Babies To Get New Meningitis B Vaccine

National News September 1, 2015 at 9:20 am

Around 1,200 mainly babies and children get the infection each year, with one in 10 dying and others permanently disabled.

Lorries Face Ban Over New Cycle Safety Measures

National News September 1, 2015 at 9:06 am

The capital becomes the first city in Britain to fine the drivers of HGVs not fitted with equipment to protect cyclists.

Oil Costs And Share Prices Remain Volatile

National News September 1, 2015 at 7:58 am

Weak Chinese economic data continues to haunt investors while talk of oil production cuts pushes oil higher.

Contactless Card Payment Limit Rises To £30

National News September 1, 2015 at 7:15 am

There is another increase in the payment limit but users may have to wait before being able to spend more than £20.