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Ticketmaster admits user data was stolen in breach

Thursday  02:01,   28 june 2018

Ticketmaster has said some customers' personal information and credit card details have been stolen in a data breach. The ticket sales website said in a statement that it was hit by "malicious software" on Saturday through a third-party[...]
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Welsh Tory leader quits just days after Brexit row

Wednesday  16:10,   27 june 2018

The leader of the Conservative group in the Welsh Assembly has quit just days after prompting a row with his attack on plane manufacturer Airbus. Andrew RT Davies stepped down from the role he has held for nearly seven years, revealing he was[...]

Teen seriously hurt after being shot in the back

Wednesday  15:15,   27 june 2018

A teenager has been shot in the back and is in a serious condition in hospital. Police were called to Adelaide Street in Norwich at 2am on Wednesday after residents reported hearing an altercation followed by a shot.Norfolk Police sent armed[...]

British couple murdered in Jamaica had a CONTRACT on their heads, police fear, as it is revealed there was a previous arson attack on their home

Wednesday  12:30,   27 june 2018

Charlie Anderson, 74, and his wife Gayle, 71, who retired to the Caribbean island of Jamaica from Manchester a year ago, were found dead on Friday. Gayle is said to have been found with her hair burnt off 20ft from the six-bedroom home they had been [...]

Former editor recognised for services to the arts

Tuesday  17:15,   26 june 2018

Veronica Wadley said she does not miss the newsroom as she is enjoying her current role.The Arts Council London Area chairman, who collected a CBE for services to the arts from the Prince of Wales at a ceremony in Buckingham Palace, said: “It is[...]

Westminster knifeman found guilty of preparing terror attack

Tuesday  16:51,   26 june 2018

<p>Khalid Ali, 28, was found with three knives outside Parliament and said he wanted to "deliver a message to decision-makers".</p>Khalid Ali, 28, is now facing life in prison after a jury at the Old Bailey found him guilty of[...]

CO2 shortage shuts down major abattoir

Tuesday  15:45,   26 june 2018

The owner of a major pig processing plant has warned animal welfare and meat supplies are being threatened by the shortage of carbon dioxide (CO2) gas facing the food and drink sector. Quality Pork, a partnership between UK meat processor Tulip and [...]

Heathrow-owner to move holding company due to Brexit

Tuesday  13:16,   26 june 2018

Fresh from winning approval in parliament for a third runway at Heathrow airport, Spain's Ferrovial plans to move its international holding to Amsterdam because of Brexit.   Ferrovial, which currently has its international base in Oxford,[...]

What the papers say – June 26

Tuesday  09:30,   26 june 2018

The vote for the third runway at Heathrow leads many of the papers.The Times runs with the Heathrow vote with MPs “overwhelmingly” backing a third runway, with the paper adding that Mr Johnson “provoked derision” after missing the[...]

Jamaican police arrest suspect over murder of British Windrush migrant and his wife who were 'tortured and set on fire before they collapsed trying to escape'

Tuesday  07:30,   26 june 2018

The suspect, who is not being named, is being held at the local police station for questioning by authorities over the deaths of Charlie Anderson, 74, and wife Gayle, 71, in Mount Pleasant, Jamaica.The suspect, who is not being named, is being held[...]

120,000 bees wiped out by 'mindless' vandals

Tuesday  03:10,   26 june 2018

"Mindless" vandals have killed 120,000 bees after destroying two hives. The perpetrators climbed over a 9ft-high fence and demolished the hives in Hepburn, Northumberland, sometime between 22 and 27 May.Owner Steve Cattanach, who has been [...]

Timings confirmed for Prince Louis’ christening on July 9

Monday  21:15,   25 june 2018

A statement from the palace said the service is due to take place from 4pm and last around 40 minutes.Kensington Palace has confirmed the timings for the christening of Prince[...]

Decision not to renew our London licence was correct, Uber manager tells court

Monday  17:05,   25 june 2018

The firm conceded a string of failings on Monday.The firm conceded a string of failings on Monday, agreeing with Transport for London’s (TfL) decision in September, but said the operating licence should be renewed as it has made “wholesale”[...]

Britain is no longer a 'tier one' military power

Monday  14:36,   25 june 2018

Theresa May, this week, has asked the British secretary of defence to justify the UK’s position as a "tier one" military power. The statement is a realisation that the UK can no longer economically compete with top countries,[...]

Tributes paid to Briton killed in Cyprus hit-and-run

Monday  12:01,   25 june 2018

Cyprus Police said two people are facing charges of premeditated murder. Friends have paid tribute to Mr Birch on Facebook.One wrote: “Rest in Peace Charlie Birch, you were one of few people in Welshpool who I loved and adored!!!! You looked after[...]