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Energy giant EOn has said it will axe between 500 and 600 jobs from its UK workforce. The German-headquartered energy firm blamed the “extremely competitive” UK energy market and the impact of the energy price cap as it announced the major job cuts. EOn said that it has informed colleagues of its proposal to cut […]

Boris Johnson faces a race against the clock to secure a Brexit deal and get Tory Eurosceptics and the DUP onside to back him. The Prime Minister carried out a charm offensive in Downing Street on Tuesday evening as he held a series of talks with backbenchers and the leaders of the DUP. Meanwhile, his […]

Inquiries at City Hall and Parliament into US businesswoman Jennifer Arcuri and her links with Boris Johnson will start jointly on Wednesday. Tech entrepreneur Ms Arcuri is at the centre of allegations that the Prime Minister showed her favouritism by giving her £126,000 in public funding and privileged access to three foreign trade missions while […]

The family of British teenager Harry Dunn has described Donald Trump as “very graceful” after meeting with the US president at the White House. But the teenager’s parents said they are no “further along” after being told that the US woman allegedly responsible for their son’s death would not return to the UK. Anne Sacoolas […]

Former Thomas Cook employees have described executives as “deluded” following their apology for the firm’s collapse in front of MPs. Dozens of cabin crew and other staff attended Parliament in uniform on Tuesday to hear chief executive Peter Fankhauser and other senior figures explain the company’s failure. Mr Fankhauser said he was “deeply sorry” for […]

A 12-year-old boy has died after being electrocuted on railway lines in Merseyside. Flowers were left at railings at the side of the tracks near Bedford Road in Bootle on Tuesday after the boy died on Monday. A British Transport Police spokeswoman said officers were called to the line in Bootle shortly after 7pm following […]

UK employment suffered its sharpest decline in more than four years in the three months to August. The number of people in work declined by 56,000 to 32.69 million in the quarter, as the number of people claiming unemployment benefits jumped higher, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said. The slump was significantly below forecasts […]

Plans to demand voter identification at polling stations will “disproportionately” discriminate against ethnic minorities, Jeremy Corbyn has said. The Queen’s Speech confirmed Government plans to introduce changes that would see voters denied a ballot paper unless they bring photographic ID, such as a passport or driver’s licence, with them to the polls. Labour Party leader […]

The UK has been ranked in seventh place in a global study into people’s generosity towards charities and other good causes. The Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) study asked people if they had helped a stranger, given money or volunteered for a good cause in the month before being interviewed. The research, which took place over […]

Bulgaria head coach Krasimir Balakov claimed not to hear any racism during England’s Euro 2020 qualifying win in Sofia. Ross Barkley and Raheem Sterling netted a brace apiece at the Vasil Levski National Stadium, complementing efforts from Marcus Rashford and Harry Kane. But the 6-0 victory was overshadowed by deplorable racist behaviour, which forced the […]