Electricity shake-up could save consumers 'up to £40bn'

July 24, 2017 1:57 am0 comments
Electricity shake-up could save consumers 'up to £40bn'

Consumers in the UK could save billions of pounds thanks to major changes in the way electricity is made, used and stored, the government has said. New rules will make it easier for people to generate their own power with solar panels, store it in batteries and sell it to […]

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Female stars call on BBC 'to sort gender pay gap now'

July 23, 2017 2:17 pm0 comments
Female stars call on BBC 'to sort gender pay gap now'

Some of the BBC’s most high-profile female personalities have called on the corporation to “act now” to deal with the gender pay gap. Presenters Clare Balding, Victoria Derbyshire and Emily Maitlis are among those who have signed an open letter to Director General Tony Hall. They urge him to “correct” […]

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William and Harry regret last 'rushed' call with Diana

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William and Harry regret last 'rushed' call with Diana

Prince William and Prince Harry have spoken of their regret that their last conversation with their mother was a “desperately rushed” phone call. Prince Harry, who was 12 when Princess Diana died, said: “All I do remember is probably regretting for the rest of my life how short the phone […]

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Charlie Gard: Death threats sent to Great Ormond Street staff

July 22, 2017 2:44 pm0 comments
Charlie Gard: Death threats sent to Great Ormond Street staff

Staff at Great Ormond Street Hospital have received death threats over the treatment of baby Charlie Gard. The hospital said police had been called after families were “harassed” and “unacceptable behaviour” was recorded in the hospital. It is involved in a legal battle to remove life support from the 11-month-old, […]

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Sean Spicer quits: White House press secretary plays down 'row'

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Sean Spicer quits: White House press secretary plays down 'row'

Media playback is unsupported on your device White House press secretary Sean Spicer has moved to minimise talk of divisions within the Trump administration after announcing his resignation. Mr Spicer is reportedly stepping down because he is unhappy with President Donald Trump’s appointment of a new communications director. But he […]

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White House press secretary Sean Spicer resigns

July 21, 2017 3:07 pm0 comments
White House press secretary Sean Spicer resigns

Media playback is unsupported on your device White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has quit, reportedly in protest at an organisational shake-up. Mr Spicer stepped down because he was unhappy with President Donald Trump’s appointment of a new communications director, according to reports. Combative Wall Street financier Anthony Scaramucci has […]

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