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Energy firm boss says crisis is ‘bringing industry flaws to the surface’

Energy firm boss says crisis is ‘bringing industry flaws to the surface’

Energy firm boss says crisis is ‘bringing industry flaws to the surface’

24 September 2021

Utilita Energy’s chief executive Bill Bullen said many firms failed to prepare for gas price surges.


Firefighters to run London Marathon inside mini fire engine

Firefighters to run London Marathon inside mini fire engine

Firefighters to run London Marathon inside mini fire engine

24 September 2021

Firefighters from across the UK are taking on the challenging race, some wearing full fire kit and carrying breathing equipment weighing 15kg.


Grandfather prepares for 37th consecutive London Marathon after Covid-19 battle

Grandfather prepares for 37th consecutive London Marathon after Covid-19 battle

Grandfather prepares for 37th consecutive London Marathon after Covid-19 battle

24 September 2021

Harmander Singh, 62, said it took him four months to get back to running after the virus.


Victim of fatal shooting in north London named by police

Victim of fatal shooting in north London named by police

Victim of fatal shooting in north London named by police

24 September 2021

Police said Sharmake Mohamud’s next of kin have been informed.


What the papers say – September 24

What the papers say – September 24

What the papers say – September 24

24 September 2021

Images of murdered teacher Sabina Nessa adorn many of the front pages.


Man to face court charged with murders of mother and three children

Man to face court charged with murders of mother and three children

Man to face court charged with murders of mother and three children

24 September 2021

Damien Bendall will appear at Derby Crown Court on Friday.


Church’s ‘scab-like’ mould problem putting worshipers off

Church’s ‘scab-like’ mould problem putting worshipers off

Church’s ‘scab-like’ mould problem putting worshipers off

24 September 2021

Parishes are battling to attract congregations that will make donations to preserve their churches.


Call for Government aid to tackle ‘significant and growing’ church repair costs

Call for Government aid to tackle ‘significant and growing’ church repair costs

Call for Government aid to tackle ‘significant and growing’ church repair costs

24 September 2021

A Tory MP said he wants the Government to step in, warning the cost of repairs will only increase if left unaddressed.


Teen trio to be sentenced for ‘ambush’ murder of 13-year-old Olly Stephens

Teen trio to be sentenced for ‘ambush’ murder of 13-year-old Olly Stephens

Teen trio to be sentenced for ‘ambush’ murder of 13-year-old Olly Stephens

24 September 2021

The defendants, two boys and a girl who cannot be named because they are only 14 years old, had various roles in the attack in Reading on January 3.


Vigil to be held for murdered primary school teacher Sabina Nessa

Vigil to be held for murdered primary school teacher Sabina Nessa

Vigil to be held for murdered primary school teacher Sabina Nessa

24 September 2021

The 28-year-old had been walking to meet a friend at a pub near her home last Friday when she was killed.


Government under pressure to act as HGV driver shortage hits fuel deliveries

Government under pressure to act as HGV driver shortage hits fuel deliveries

Government under pressure to act as HGV driver shortage hits fuel deliveries

23 September 2021

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said the shortage of drivers was a “global problem” caused by coronavirus.


Two men charged with riot offences in Lyra McKee murder probe

Two men charged with riot offences in Lyra McKee murder probe

Two men charged with riot offences in Lyra McKee murder probe

23 September 2021

The pair are expected to appear before Londonderry Magistrates Court via video link on Friday.


Tom Felton collapses during celebrity golf match

Tom Felton collapses during celebrity golf match

Tom Felton collapses during celebrity golf match

23 September 2021

The Harry Potter star was pictured being carried off the Wisconsin course, which is hosting the Ryder Cup, on a golf cart.


Key events in investigation into murder of Sabina Nessa

Key events in investigation into murder of Sabina Nessa

Key events in investigation into murder of Sabina Nessa

23 September 2021

The 28-year-old primary school teacher was attacked as she walked to meet a friend not far from her home in Kidbrooke, south-east London, on Friday.


Permanent UC uplift would have to come out of people’s pockets, says PM

Permanent UC uplift would have to come out of people’s pockets, says PM

Permanent UC uplift would have to come out of people’s pockets, says PM

23 September 2021

Boris Johnson said keeping the additional £20 per week payment would cost £5-6 billion in tax.


PM abandons plans for Northern Ireland-Scotland crossing project

PM abandons plans for Northern Ireland-Scotland crossing project

PM abandons plans for Northern Ireland-Scotland crossing project

23 September 2021

Boris Johnson was criticised in March after it emerged the feasibility of the bridge/tunnel was being assessed.


Julia Roberts leads tributes after death of Notting Hill director Roger Michell

Julia Roberts leads tributes after death of Notting Hill director Roger Michell

Julia Roberts leads tributes after death of Notting Hill director Roger Michell

23 September 2021

The late filmmaker was also responsible for films such as Morning Glory and Enduring Love.


Chris Whitty and key workers honoured in ‘superhero’ charity raft race

Chris Whitty and key workers honoured in ‘superhero’ charity raft race

Chris Whitty and key workers honoured in ‘superhero’ charity raft race

23 September 2021

The Thames Water Raft Race returned after being cancelled last year because of Covid.


Man arrested on suspicion of the murder of Sabina Nessa

Man arrested on suspicion of the murder of Sabina Nessa

Man arrested on suspicion of the murder of Sabina Nessa

23 September 2021

The 38-year-old man is being held in police custody.


Ministers agree no changes to Covid rules but signpost ‘significant date’

Ministers agree no changes to Covid rules but signpost ‘significant date’

Ministers agree no changes to Covid rules but signpost ‘significant date’

23 September 2021

The announcement was made following a marathon meeting of the Executive.


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