SAS veteran of Iranian Embassy siege ‘left living in B&B’

A SAS veteran hailed for his role in the Iranian Embassy siege of 1980 has been left homeless after his local council failed to find him housing, he has claimed.

Chimpanzees are endangered (Andrew Milligan/PA)

Film-makers attacked for movie monkey business

Hollywood has been taken to task over the “unethical” use of apes and monkeys in movies.

A £44.5million boost to Britain's contribution to border security in France will be announced as Theresa May meets French President Emmanuel Macron (Yui Mok/PA)

Britain to boost funding for border security in France by £44.5m

Britain is to boost its contribution towards security at border controls in France by tens of millions of pounds.

Jaswant Rathore court case (PA)

Doctor facing ‘significant’ prison term over sex attacks on four patients

A doctor will be sentenced for committing a string of sex attacks on patients, including women who had complained of back pain and hay fever.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will visit Cardiff Castle (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

Harry and Meghan to tour Welsh culture festival in Cardiff visit

Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle will visit Cardiff to celebrate the people, culture and heritage of Wales.

Midland Metropolitan Hospital, which is being built under the PF2 replacement for the PFI scheme (Joe Giddens/PA)

Taxpayers face £199 billion bill for PFI projects, says watchdog

Taxpayers face a bill to private contractors totalling £199 billion for schemes under the controversial Private Finance Initiative, even if no further deals are struck, a spending watchdog’s report has found.

Theresa May will host summit talks with Emmanuel Macron (Yui Mok/PA)

May promises more funding for UK border controls in France

Theresa May is to pledge tens of millions of pounds to strengthen Britain’s border controls in France as she hosts summit talks with President Emmanuel Macron.

Retail NI chief executive Glyn Roberts warned against a rates rise (Press Eye/PA)

Business leaders warn of closures if rates are hiked

Businesses will close if rates and car park charges in Northern Ireland are hiked, traders claim.

Obese girl could go into care after doctor raises health concerns, judge told (Gareth Fuller/PA)

Obese girl, 12, could go into care in wake of health concerns

An obese 12-year-old girl could be taken from the care of her mother after a doctor raised concerns about her health.

Microwave stock

Microwaves as bad for greenhouse gas emissions as ‘millions of cars’

Kitchen microwaves across the European Union generate as much greenhouse gas as nearly seven million cars, it is claimed.

Retired lecturer Noel Conway, 68, who is terminally ill with a form of motor neurone disease and is going to court to continue his fight against the law on assisted dying (Annabel Moeller/PA)

Terminally ill man brings challenge against assisted dying ruling

A terminally ill man’s legal fight over his wish for a “peaceful and dignified” death is set to continue today.

The Duke of Cambridge will visit Evelina London Children's Hospital (Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA)

Duke of Cambridge to meet veterans working in NHS

The Duke of Cambridge is set to meet ex-servicemen and women working in the NHS when he visits a children’s hospital.

Half of heart attack patients missing out on rehab, new study shows (PA)

Heart attack patients missing out on rehab, charity warns

Half of heart attack survivors are missing out on a potentially life-saving service, a charity has found.

Phone hacking claims

Phone-hacking case due to start at High Court

Phone-hacking allegations against both The Sun and the now defunct News Of The World are due to be aired at the High Court.

GP workloads have risen substantially, a leading medic says (PA)

GP workload above safe levels, says leading doctor

Many GPs across Britain are working above safe levels, leading doctors have said.

Breast cancer study

Cut costs and save lives by testing all women for faulty cancer genes – study

All British women over the age of 30 should be tested for breast and ovarian cancer gene mutations to help save lives and cut costs, new research suggests.

Londoners spend a third of their income on rent (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

Londoners spend more than a third of monthly income on rent, study finds

Londoners pay a “staggering” 37% of their monthly salary on rent, more than three times as much as in other parts of the country, a new study reveals.

ESA claimants

Disability benefit claimants not being paid enough to live on, campaigners warn

Some 60% of people claiming the main long-term sickness benefit believe the amount of money they get is not enough to live on, according to a major new survey.


Mother who admitted posting IS propaganda to have suspended sentence challenged

The Attorney General is to challenge the sentence of a mother who was spared jail after posting Islamic State propaganda on a Facebook group.

Parliament Buildings at Stormont as the UK Government is set to announce another round of talks to restore powersharing (David Young/PA)

UK Government to announce fresh talks to save powersharing in Northern Ireland

The UK Government will later announce a fresh round of political talks aimed at restoring powersharing in Northern Ireland.

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