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Three sick puppies found in box in Essex may be ‘cruel’ trade victims – RSPCA

Three sick puppies found in box in Essex may be ‘cruel’ trade victims – RSPCA

The spaniel puppies were found without food or water in a layby.

UK pledges more aid after Beirut explosion

UK pledges more aid after Beirut explosion

Boris Johnson earlier conveyed condolences from the Queen.

Prosecutor ‘completely confounded’ by 16-year-old who raped and killed Alesha

Prosecutor ‘completely confounded’ by 16-year-old who raped and killed Alesha

Iain McSporran QC led the case against Aaron Campbell, who was locked up for at least 27 years at the High Court in Glasgow last March.

More than 4,000 migrants reach UK by small boats in 2020

More than 4,000 migrants reach UK by small boats in 2020

Home Secretary Priti Patel had earlier said the crossings would be an ‘infrequent phenomenon’ by now.

Fire crews make ‘significant progress’ on Chobham Common

Fire crews make ‘significant progress’ on Chobham Common

Evacuated local residents spent a second night away from home.

‘Get it fixed or go’ – Former FM in stark exams warning to Sturgeon and Swinney

‘Get it fixed or go’ – Former FM in stark exams warning to Sturgeon and Swinney

Lord McConnell said the fiasco which saw 124,564 pupils’ results downgraded is ‘not good enough for Scotland’.

Simon Cowell in hospital after breaking back in bike fall

Simon Cowell in hospital after breaking back in bike fall

The fall took place at his home in Malibu.

PM to ‘head to Scotland’ for family staycation

PM to ‘head to Scotland’ for family staycation

The Sunday Times reported the Prime Minister, fiancee Carrie Symonds and their son Wilfred would travel north of the border next weekend.

Extent of planned redundancies due to Covid-19 revealed

Extent of planned redundancies due to Covid-19 revealed

The UK economy shrank by more than 20% in the first half of the year.

What the papers say – August 9

What the papers say – August 9

Lockdown, schools and fish and chips are making headlines on Sunday.

Murder investigation launched after stabbing in London’s West End

Murder investigation launched after stabbing in London’s West End

Three males have been arrested in connection with the investigation.

Britons set for another hot day before severe thunderstorms strike

Britons set for another hot day before severe thunderstorms strike

Met Office has issued a broad thunderstorm warning for Monday through to Wednesday, covering most of the country.

Moral duty to get all children back in school safely – Boris Johnson

Moral duty to get all children back in school safely – Boris Johnson

The PM said a return to full-time education in England the ‘national priority’.

More than 500 migrants cross English Channel to Britain in three days

More than 500 migrants cross English Channel to Britain in three days

Dozens more migrants braved the dangerous crossing Britain on Saturday prompting an hours-long search and rescue operation.

Johnson ‘would close shops and pubs ahead of schools’ in severe local lockdowns

Johnson ‘would close shops and pubs ahead of schools’ in severe local lockdowns

The Prime Minister is understood to favour only closing schools as the last resort.

People urged to use less water after demand spike during heatwave

People urged to use less water after demand spike during heatwave

Some people have had no water or very low pressure, South East Water said.

Chobham Common fire evacuees to spend second night away from home

Chobham Common fire evacuees to spend second night away from home

Firefighters were first called to the scene shortly after midday on Friday.

Beirut blast impact can be seen six miles away, says British aid worker

Beirut blast impact can be seen six miles away, says British aid worker

The devastating blast in the city’s port on Tuesday is now known to have killed more than 150 people and destroyed large parts of the city.

2,750-ton road bridge inching into place for HS2 works

2,750-ton road bridge inching into place for HS2 works

The engineering operation over the M42 near the NEC in Birmingham is part of building work for the high-speed rail interchange station.

Rapper Wretch 32 says black people ‘over-policed and under-protected’

Rapper Wretch 32 says black people ‘over-policed and under-protected’

The musician was speaking at a demonstration outside Tottenham Police Station, north London.

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