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Don’t ignore shoplifters, minister says, after watchdog urges ‘discretion’

Don’t ignore shoplifters, minister says, after watchdog urges ‘discretion’

Policing minister Kit Malthouse says officers should not turn a blind eye to stealing during the cost-of-living crisis.

British medic on Ukraine front line: It’s the stupidest and best thing I’ve done

British medic on Ukraine front line: It’s the stupidest and best thing I’ve done

Conor Braithwaite, 23, has been helping to treat Ukrainian soldiers on the front line for weeks.

EasyJet hopes to be back to nearly full capacity by end of financial year

EasyJet hopes to be back to nearly full capacity by end of financial year

Over the past 10 weeks customers of the airline have booked 6% more tickets than they did in the same period two years ago.

Royal Mail ramps up cost cutting as it battles surging inflation

Royal Mail ramps up cost cutting as it battles surging inflation

The group reported an 8% rise in underlying operating profits to £758 million for the year to the end of March.

First Nations leader calls for Queen’s apology over indigenous children scandal

First Nations leader calls for Queen’s apology over indigenous children scandal

Canada is dealing with a national scandal that saw thousands die or be abused in residential schools.

Marks & Spencer asks Chancellor to reject online sales tax – report

Marks & Spencer asks Chancellor to reject online sales tax – report

The firm’s chief financial officer said it would result in ‘damage’ to shops and high streets

Calls to bring support rises forward as Chancellor warns of economic ‘storm’

Calls to bring support rises forward as Chancellor warns of economic ‘storm’

Rishi Sunak called on businesses to ‘invest, train and innovate more’ to help boost productivity and improve the long-term prosperity of the UK.

What the papers say – May 19

What the papers say – May 19

The threats of rising inflation and the cost of living continue to feature on the front pages.

Musician faces life sentence for murdering teenager

Musician faces life sentence for murdering teenager

Cody Ackland, 24, will find out how long he will spend in prison after admitting murdering Bobbi-Anne McLeod in Plymouth in November last year.

William and Kate to attend Top Gun: Maverick premiere in London

William and Kate to attend Top Gun: Maverick premiere in London

The film has so far received rave reviews from critics.

Dark web ‘scramble’ over Buffalo attack amid fears of post-pandemic attacks

Dark web ‘scramble’ over Buffalo attack amid fears of post-pandemic attacks

UK experts have voiced concern over the impact of lockdown online radicalisation after the latest mass shooting

Three fake Instagram posts at the centre of the Wagatha Christie libel trial

Three fake Instagram posts at the centre of the Wagatha Christie libel trial

Coleen Rooney claimed Rebekah Vardy’s account was the only one to see the posts.

World Bee Day: A British beekeeper’s guide to protecting the essential insects

World Bee Day: A British beekeeper’s guide to protecting the essential insects

Wiltshire-based beekeeper Nicola Reed spoke with the PA News Agency.

Wagatha Christie timeline: How the Vardy v Rooney libel battle played out

Wagatha Christie timeline: How the Vardy v Rooney libel battle played out

The build-up to the High Court trial.

Key moments of the ‘Wagatha Christie’ libel battle – day by day

Key moments of the ‘Wagatha Christie’ libel battle – day by day

The trial reaches its final day on Thursday.

Lawyers due to make closing arguments in ‘Wagatha Christie’ libel battle

Lawyers due to make closing arguments in ‘Wagatha Christie’ libel battle

Coleen Rooney said she had carried out a ‘sting operation’ to find out who was leaking stories about her private life.

Man charged with murder over fatal stabbing of woman in west London alleyway

Man charged with murder over fatal stabbing of woman in west London alleyway

Dennis Akpomedaye, 29, of Blewitt Street, Newport, will appear in custody at Wimbledon Magistrates’ Court on Thursday.

Police should use discretion over desperate shoplifters – HM inspector

Police should use discretion over desperate shoplifters – HM inspector

The new HM chief inspector of constabulary, Andy Cooke, spoke with The Guardian newspaper.

Chancellor calls for business to invest and innovate more amid economic ‘storm’

Chancellor calls for business to invest and innovate more amid economic ‘storm’

The Chancellor spoke of a ‘perfect storm’ of supply shocks rocking Britain, warning that ‘the next few months will be tough’.

Charles and Camilla meet members of Ukrainian community on Canada tour

Charles and Camilla meet members of Ukrainian community on Canada tour

Charles praised Canadian families and teachers for welcoming immigrants to their communities.

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