The Government is planning to reopen railway lines that were closed in the 1960s as part of the Beeching cuts and to split up some of the major franchises. Transport Secretary Chris Grayling said on Tuesday said that the plans could help ease...
Two-thirds of slimmers looking to shed pounds the easy way by buying diet pills online say they were left with side-effects including diahorrea and bleeding the UK medicines watchdog has warned. The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has seized £4m...
A Cabinet minister of Muslim descent has condemned Donald Trump for endorsing a “vile, hate-filled racist organisation that hates me” and vowed to keep speaking out. Sajid Javid went further than Theresa May by warning that the US President’s tweets showed his...
Uber has revealed that 2.7 million UK users of its app were affected by a mass data breach in 2016, which the company disclosed last week.  A ransom of $100,000 (£75,500) was paid to hackers so they would delete the data and...
Ministers face a battle after withholding certain elements in a release of 850 pages of detailed analysis into the impacts of Brexit on the UK economy. Labour said a failure to publish all of the analysis compiled by David Davis’s department in...
The EU’s top court has backed a British window salesman in a bombshell ruling over unpaid holiday during 13 years of employment. The judgment has been described as a “game-changer” for gig-economy workers and a reminder of the “impending disaster” that...
The director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies think tank has suggested the Chancellor should be spending more on the UK's infrastructure. At last week's Budget Philip Hammond announced an increase in capital investment spending on things like rail, roads and broadband networks over the...
The co-author of Donald Trump’s memoir The Art of the Deal has claimed White House aides are “terrified” over the President’s mental health.  Tony Schwartz, who shadowed and interviewed Mr Trump over an 18 month period in the 1980s, has been a...