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Football club Hartlepool have paid tribute to Meat Loaf by playing a number of the late singer’s hits before kick-off. Football club Hartlepool have paid tribute to Meat Loaf by playing a number of the late singer’s hits before kick-off. The rock star, born Marvin Lee Aday, who has died aged 74, sold millions of […]

Petrol prices should be cut by as much as 3p a litre despite a 10% leap in wholesale costs since Christmas, according to new analysis. Petrol prices should be cut by as much as 3p a litre despite a 10% leap in wholesale costs since Christmas, according to new analysis. Since mid-December average petrol prices […]

An English astrophysicist was killed by a stray bullet that travelled through a wall and hit him in his bed, according to US authorities. An English astrophysicist was killed by a stray bullet that travelled through a wall and hit him in his bed, according to US authorities. Dr Matthew Willson, 31, from Chertsey, Surrey, […]

Steve Cooper believes Nottingham Forest are taking “small steps” in the right direction following a narrow 2-1 Championship win over arch rivals Derby Steve Cooper believes Nottingham Forest are taking “small steps” in the right direction following a narrow 2-1 Championship win over arch rivals Derby, which only added to Wayne Rooney’s woes. Goals from […]

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been branded a “charlatan” by an SNP MP at an independence rally. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been branded a “charlatan” by an SNP MP at an independence rally. Stephen Flynn was among those who marched from Glasgow’s George Square to Glasgow Green on Saturday, calling on the Prime Minister […]

Olympic cycling gold medallist Chris Boardman has said he was inspired to help improve healthy travel infrastructure in England after feeling it was not safe for his daughter to ride less than 550 metres to their local park. Mr Boardman, who has been appointed interim commissioner of the new Active Travel England (ATE) by the […]

Three studies released on Friday offer more evidence that Covid-19 vaccines are standing up to the Omicron variant, at least among people who received booster shots. They are the first large US studies to look at vaccine protection against Omicron, health officials said. The papers echo previous research – including studies in Germany, South Africa […]

We Don’t Talk About Bruno from the animated film Encanto has become the first original Disney song to reach number one in the singles chart, the Official Charts Company has confirmed. The track, which was written by Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, secured 6.3 million streams in the UK this week, fending off challenges from Adele […]

Business groups have urged the Government to take urgent action to deal with the energy crisis. They wrote to the Chancellor asking him to act “decisively” to support consumers with spiralling bills and help business manage inflated costs. They said: “In doing so the Government can set the conditions for a more resilient and competitive […]

London Underground drivers are staging fresh strikes this weekend in a deadlocked row over the Night Tube. Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union on the Central and Victoria lines will walk out for eight hours from Friday and Saturday evenings. Weekend strikes are planned until June unless there is a breakthrough in a […]


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