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Man held on suspicion of attempted murder after soldier stabbed in Kent

Man held on suspicion of attempted murder after soldier stabbed in Kent

Man held on suspicion of attempted murder after soldier stabbed in Kent

24 July 2024

The victim, in his 40s, sustained ‘serious injuries’ during the attack on Tuesday, an Army spokesperson said.


Starmer faces PMQs grilling after rebellion over two-child benefit cap

Starmer faces PMQs grilling after rebellion over two-child benefit cap

Starmer faces PMQs grilling after rebellion over two-child benefit cap

23 July 2024

MP Kim Johnson said the strength of opposition among MPs to the measure was ‘undeniable’.


Man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after stabbing in Kent

Man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after stabbing in Kent

Man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after stabbing in Kent

23 July 2024

A man in his 40s is in a ‘serious’ condition in hospital, Kent Police said.


Head of the Army vows to improve ‘lethality’ without increasing troop numbers

Head of the Army vows to improve ‘lethality’ without increasing troop numbers

Head of the Army vows to improve ‘lethality’ without increasing troop numbers

23 July 2024

General Sir Roly Walker aims to double the Army’s fighting power in three years and triple it by the end of the decade.


Lawlessness ‘characterises’ pornography online, says MP in plea to reform laws

Lawlessness ‘characterises’ pornography online, says MP in plea to reform laws

Lawlessness ‘characterises’ pornography online, says MP in plea to reform laws

23 July 2024

Laws which govern pimping and pornography are a “fudge”, Tonia Antoniazzi told the Commons


Cleverly becomes first to launch Tory leadership bid

Cleverly becomes first to launch Tory leadership bid

Cleverly becomes first to launch Tory leadership bid

23 July 2024

James Cleverly has become the first Tory member to declare his candidacy in the race to replace Rishi Sunak.


Labour suspends MPs who defied Government in two-child benefit cap vote

Labour suspends MPs who defied Government in two-child benefit cap vote

Labour suspends MPs who defied Government in two-child benefit cap vote

23 July 2024

It was the first Commons rebellion for Prime Minister Sir Keir Starmer.


Two new helicopters to ferry royal family on royal engagements

Two new helicopters to ferry royal family on royal engagements

Two new helicopters to ferry royal family on royal engagements

23 July 2024

The Sovereign Grant financial report published on Wednesday revealed the aircraft will arrive in 2024-25, with the plan approved by the Treasury.


Starmer’s first Commons rebellion over moves to scrap two-child benefit cap

Starmer’s first Commons rebellion over moves to scrap two-child benefit cap

Starmer’s first Commons rebellion over moves to scrap two-child benefit cap

23 July 2024

The House of Commons voted 363 to 103, majority 260, to reject the amendment tabled in the name of SNP Westminster leader Stephen Flynn.


Government defeats King’s Speech amendment call to scrap two-child benefit cap

Government defeats King’s Speech amendment call to scrap two-child benefit cap

Government defeats King’s Speech amendment call to scrap two-child benefit cap

23 July 2024

The cap was introduced in 2015 by then-Conservative chancellor George Osborne.


How much does the royal family cost? A breakdown of the key figures

How much does the royal family cost? A breakdown of the key figures

How much does the royal family cost? A breakdown of the key figures

23 July 2024

Some 2,300 official royal engagements were carried out in the UK and overseas despite the health challenges of the royal family over the past year.


Profile: Who is the likely next Welsh first minister, Eluned Morgan?

Profile: Who is the likely next Welsh first minister, Eluned Morgan?

Profile: Who is the likely next Welsh first minister, Eluned Morgan?

23 July 2024

Eluned Morgan is expected to be the next first minister of Wales, after no other contenders entered the race.


Government could miss 2030 carbon capture target, watchdog says

Government could miss 2030 carbon capture target, watchdog says

Government could miss 2030 carbon capture target, watchdog says

23 July 2024

Carbon capture and storage is central to Government plans to reach the UK’s legally binding net zero target by 2050.


Foreign Secretary to press commitment to free trade deal on first trip to India

Foreign Secretary to press commitment to free trade deal on first trip to India

Foreign Secretary to press commitment to free trade deal on first trip to India

23 July 2024

David Lammy will seek to reinforce the UK’s commitment to a trade deal on his first trip to India as Foreign Secretary.


Frogmore Cottage remains empty a year after Harry and Meghan vacated it

Frogmore Cottage remains empty a year after Harry and Meghan vacated it

Frogmore Cottage remains empty a year after Harry and Meghan vacated it

23 July 2024

A Palace official said there were no new tenants in the Grade II listed Crown Estate home.


Independent MP who defeated shadow minister vows to ‘speak truth to power’

Independent MP who defeated shadow minister vows to ‘speak truth to power’

Independent MP who defeated shadow minister vows to ‘speak truth to power’

23 July 2024

Shockat Adam, MP for Leicester South, claimed to be only the second optometrist to become an MP.


William’s annual private income comes to more than £23 million

William’s annual private income comes to more than £23 million

William’s annual private income comes to more than £23 million

23 July 2024

Duchy of Cornwall accounts showed the prince’s annual income, the first year he has been entitled to the full profits of the estate.


Man detained and police officer ‘stable’ after high-security prison stabbing

Man detained and police officer ‘stable’ after high-security prison stabbing

Man detained and police officer ‘stable’ after high-security prison stabbing

23 July 2024

The officer, who was attacked at HMP Frankland in Durham just after 11am on Tuesday, suffered critical injuries in the attack.


Eluned Morgan likely to become first female FM in Wales

Eluned Morgan likely to become first female FM in Wales

Eluned Morgan likely to become first female FM in Wales

23 July 2024

Health Minister Eluned Morgan looks to be running unopposed in the race to replace Vaughan Gething as First Minister.


Colin Pitchfork prison behaviour claims end hope of public parole hearing

Colin Pitchfork prison behaviour claims end hope of public parole hearing

Colin Pitchfork prison behaviour claims end hope of public parole hearing

23 July 2024

It is unclear what the allegations refer to.


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