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Insolvency Service says P&O will not face criminal action over mass sackings

Insolvency Service says P&O will not face criminal action over mass sackings

The company sparked public anger and was hauled in front of MPs to answer questions when it sacked hundreds of workers without notice in March.

FSB warns energy costs pushing small firms to the brink

FSB warns energy costs pushing small firms to the brink

Rising energy bills and reduced consumer spending is forcing thousands of small businesses into making ‘impossible choices’.

What the papers say – August 20

What the papers say – August 20

The NHS dominates the front pages at the start of the weekend.

More travel misery for rail passengers as strike action continues

More travel misery for rail passengers as strike action continues

Sunday morning train services will be affected by the knock-on effect of Saturday’s action.

Patients to be asked to minimise use of A&E units over winter

Patients to be asked to minimise use of A&E units over winter

The head of the NHS has told hospitals to prepare public health campaigns to direct people to other services.

What can households do to offset soaring energy costs?

What can households do to offset soaring energy costs?

Homeowners can take steps to cut back on energy use to lessen the impact of rocketing costs.

Liz Truss mocks BBC to sidestep question about controversial report she co-wrote

Liz Truss mocks BBC to sidestep question about controversial report she co-wrote

The Tory leadership favourite evaded answering a question about the Back to Black pamphlet by suggesting the BBC does not get ‘facts right’.

Duke of Cambridge says New Zealand floods reminder to protect environment

Duke of Cambridge says New Zealand floods reminder to protect environment

The Duke of Cambridge has said he and Kate are thinking about all those affected after a storm battered the country this week.

Michael Gove backs Rishi Sunak and says Liz Truss is on ‘holiday from reality’

Michael Gove backs Rishi Sunak and says Liz Truss is on ‘holiday from reality’

The former Cabinet minister suggested the Foreign Secretary’s proposals would put ‘the stock options of FTSE 100 executives’ before the poorest.

Noah’s mother ‘humbled’ over calls to name bridge after tragic schoolboy

Noah’s mother ‘humbled’ over calls to name bridge after tragic schoolboy

Noah Donohoe was found dead two years ago after being missing for a number of days.

Rishi Sunak scores own goal with football gaffe

Rishi Sunak scores own goal with football gaffe

The Southampton FC fan said he looked forward to his team playing Manchester United this weekend – when they are playing Leicester City.

Liz Truss brands Manchester’s Andy Burnham a ‘miserabilist mayor’

Liz Truss brands Manchester’s Andy Burnham a ‘miserabilist mayor’

Ms Truss targeted the Mayor of Greater Manchester in her speech at Friday’s Tory hustings in the city.

Thomas O’Halloran’s family devastated by death of ‘kind and gentle’ man

Thomas O’Halloran’s family devastated by death of ‘kind and gentle’ man

Irishman Thomas O’Halloran was killed in an attack in Greenford, west London, on Tuesday.

El Shafee Elsheikh’s victims’ families say his silence ‘speaks volumes’

El Shafee Elsheikh’s victims’ families say his silence ‘speaks volumes’

The British jihadist was given the opportunity to speak at his sentencing on Friday, but he declined to do so.

James Foley ‘more alive than ever’ eight years on from the day of brutal death

James Foley ‘more alive than ever’ eight years on from the day of brutal death

The murdered US journalist will live on in ‘all who aspire to moral courage’ as well as the memories of his family and friends, his mother said.

Who were the four British terrorists dubbed ‘The Beatles’?

Who were the four British terrorists dubbed ‘The Beatles’?

Here is a little of what is known about each of the four alleged members of the Islamic State terrorist cell.

British ‘Beatle’ terrorist given life sentence over deaths of Western hostages

British ‘Beatle’ terrorist given life sentence over deaths of Western hostages

El Shafee Elsheikh, 34, who grew up in London, showed no emotion as judge Thomas Selby Ellis delivered his verdict.

Influencer Andrew Tate banned from Facebook and Instagram

Influencer Andrew Tate banned from Facebook and Instagram

The Meta-owned platforms have banned Mr Tate for violating their policies on dangerous organisations or individuals.

Tesco cancels shoppers’ online orders after ‘technical issue’

Tesco cancels shoppers’ online orders after ‘technical issue’

A glitch has left customers without their shopping on Friday afternoon.

Rishi Sunak would ban new smart motorways to end ‘war on motorists’

Rishi Sunak would ban new smart motorways to end ‘war on motorists’

The former chancellor also said he would clamp down on rogue parking fines.

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