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UN refugee agency calls for reform of UK’s ‘flawed’ asylum system

UN refugee agency calls for reform of UK’s ‘flawed’ asylum system

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T he United Nations’ refugee agency has identified significant failings in the UK asylum system, warning that officials were being ...

UK police ‘to help crack down’ on people smugglers operating in North Africa

UK police ‘to aid crack down’ on people smugglers operating in North Africa

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U K police officers are to be tasked with breaking up people-smuggling gangs alongside security forces in North African countries, ...

Sunak ‘to urge supermarkets to cap price of food basics amid inflation’

Sunak ‘to urge supermarkets to cap price of food basics amid inflation’

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D owning Street is believed to be drawing up plans to encourage supermarkets to introduce voluntary price caps on food ...

Man dies after falling from yacht in English Channel during historic race

Man dies after falling from yacht in English Channel during historic race

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A man has died after falling from a yacht into the English Channel. The sailor, from Greater Manchester, is believed ...

More than £40bn wiped from FTSE 100 as US debt ceiling talks drag on

More than £40bn wiped from FTSE 100 as US debt ceiling talks drag on

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T he share index which houses the biggest companies in London has seen its value slashed by as much as ...

France bans short-haul domestic flights in bid to boost rail travel

France bans short-haul domestic flights in bid to boost rail travel

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F rance has banned short-haul domestic flights between cities where there is an existing rail connection that takes less than ...

UK to avoid recession but high interest rates needed for some time yet – IMF

UK to avoid recession but high interest rates needed for some time yet – IMF

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T he UK is forecast to avoid a recession this year, but high interest rates will likely be needed for ...

Volodymyr Zelensky arrives in Japan for G7 summit

Volodymyr Zelensky arrives in Japan for G7 summit

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V olodymyr Zelensky has arrived in Japan to attend the G7 summit with Rishi Sunak and other allies after the ...

FTSE starts week in the green amid rising commodity prices

FTSE starts week in the green amid rising commodity prices

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I t was a tranquil day on London’s markets as the week started, but the blue chip FTSE 100 index ...

State pension age could rise to 68 by ‘2040 or thereabouts’, says Mel Stride

State pension age could rise to 68 by ‘2040 or thereabouts’, says Mel Stride

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T he Work and Pensions Secretary said the state pension age is not likely to be raised to 68 until ...

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