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GP services on ‘brink of collapse’, doctors’ conference told

GP services are on the “brink of collapse”, a leading doctor has said as it emerged that a “record” number of practices closed last year.

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Major organisations among those affected by worldwide cyber attack

A raft of organisations including big business and government offices in eastern Europe have been hit by a worldwide cyber attack.

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Fundraising continues after Charlie’s parents lose legal bid for treatment in US

Well-wishers are continuing to donate to a fund set up by a couple who want to take their terminally ill baby son to the United States for treatment even though hopes have been dashed.

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Co-op Bank’s £700m rescue deal to end relationship with wider group

The Co-operative Bank has secured a £700 million rescue deal with its hedge fund investors in a move that will spell the end of its historic relationship with the Co-operative Group.

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Four arrested over computer software service fraud

Four arrests have been made as part of an investigation into computer software service fraud, thought to cost hundreds of millions of pounds worldwide.

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Brexit is not at top of Germany’s agenda, ambassador says

Brexit is not at the “top of the agenda” for Germany, the country’s ambassador to the UK has confirmed in a further indication the European Union is looking to a future without the UK.

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Failure to reach powersharing deal would have serious implications – Brokenshire

Failure to strike a powersharing deal in Northern Ireland would have “profound and serious” implications, the British Government has warned.

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Match commander among six facing charges over Hillsborough disaster

Six people including the match commander David Duckenfield and former chief constable Sir Norman Bettison will be prosecuted over the Hillsborough disaster, nearly 30 years after Liverpool supporters were crushed at Sheffield Wednesday’s ground during a cup tie.

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Vote on Queen’s Speech amendment represents test of May’s control of Commons

The vote on Labour’s amendment to the Queen’s Speech represents the first test of Theresa May’s control of the House of Commons since the General Election.

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Boy, 11, dies after getting electrical burns at rail depot

An 11-year-old boy has died after sustaining “awful injuries” from serious electrical burns at a rail freight depot, police said.

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Theresa May ‘ready to review 1% cap on public sector pay rises’

Downing Street has signalled that it is ready to review the 1% cap on public sector pay rises.

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Rail delays costing travellers millions of hours a year

Rail passengers suffer 54 million hours of delays a year because of problems such as signal and train failures, research shows.

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Tesco axes 1,200 jobs at head office

Tesco is to axe 1,200 jobs at its head office as part of a major cost-cutting drive.

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Get on with fire checks, urges PM as flammable cladding found on 120 high-rises

The number of tower blocks found to have combustible cladding after failing Government fire safety tests has grown to 120, Theresa May has announced.

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More Britons back tax-and-spend policy

Almost half of Britons think the Government should raise taxes and increase spending, according to a major study of social attitudes.

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Constables who tackled Jo Cox killer nominated for Police Bravery Award

Two unarmed officers who tackled the murderer of Jo Cox have been nominated for a national Police Bravery Award.

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Zara ‘heartbroken’ over death of champion horse Toytown

Zara Tindall has paid an emotional tribute to her world championship-winning horse Toytown, who has had to be put down.

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Edinburgh Airport in darkness after power cut

Passengers at Edinburgh Airport are facing delays after a power cut plunged the terminal into darkness.

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‘Hunger for change’, says Social Mobility Commission chairman

Britain risks becoming more divided unless there is a renewed effort to reduce the gap between the “haves and have-nots”, the influential Social Mobility Commission has warned.

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Only four breeding pairs of hen harriers left in England, survey finds

Hen harriers are on the brink of extinction in England after the number of breeding pairs fell to four last year, according to new figures.

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