Support for both Labour and SNP down, according to poll

A new poll has shown support for Labour in Scotland falling at the same time as Jeremy Corbyn’s approval rating has turned negative.

Joe Brolly

Joe Brolly: Catholics have lost faith in Northern Ireland’s shared society

Middle-class Catholics have lost faith in Northern Ireland’s post-Good Friday Agreement shared society, sports pundit Joe Brolly has claimed.

Cars on the side of the A9, near the junction for Braco and Greenloaning in Scotland (Andrew Milligan / PA)

Mountain rescuers called to save motorists in snow

A mountain rescue team was called to help with motorists who were trapped on a motorway in wintry conditions.

The Duchess of Cambridge met the public during a visit to Coventry (Aaron Chown/PA)

Duchess of Cambridge to meet patients at Great Ormond Street Hospital

The Duchess of Cambridge will visit Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) to open the latest phase in the institution’s ambitious redevelopment project.

Action needed to close gender pay gap

Action needed to close gender pay gap, says campaign group

Young women face a lifetime of unequal pay because of the ongoing gender pay gap, which leaves them losing out on thousands of pounds a year, according to a new study.

Police launched a murder investigation into the deaths of two elderly residents, Peter Farquhar and Ann Moore-Martin, from the village on Maids Moreton, who died more than a year-and-a-half apart. (Steve Parsons/PA)

Church warden and magician arrested as police investigate double murder

A church warden and a magician have been arrested on suspicion of the double murder of two elderly teachers living in the same village.

An NHS care funding system is "failing" some patients, according to a new report (PA)

Care funding package for some sick and disabled patients ‘falling short’ – MPs

Demands for efficiency savings on the cost of care for some sick and disabled patients could put patient safety at risk, MPs have said.

Plastic straws

Wagamama to end use of plastic straws

Wagamama has become the latest restaurant chain to announce it is to end the use of plastic straws.

A sign at a Carillion construction site in central London, following the construction giant?s collapse (Yui Mok/PA)

Carillion left with just £29 million cash at point of collapse, says chief executive

Construction giant Carillion had just £29 million in cash by the time it went bust, according to its interim chief executive.

GPs to offer blood tests for people who have one or more symptoms of blood cancer, report states (Anthony Devlin/PA)

MPs call on blood tests to be ordered for any symptom of blood cancer

GPs should order blood tests for any patient who has a symptom of blood cancer, a group of MPs has said.

The Brexit Bill will enter its final stages in the House of Commons on Wednesday

Brexit Bill expected to clear the Commons

The Brexit Bill is expected to clear its final stages in the Commons on Wednesday but is heading for a rocky ride when it goes before peers.

Computer-generated image showing what the expanded airport could look like between 2035 and 2040 (Heathrow Airport/PA)

Heathrow unveils expansion proposals

Heathrow says the feedback it receives during a public consultation will help shape its plans for a third runway.

Bayeux Tapestry

Bayeux Tapestry could head for Britain after Emmanuel Macron ‘agrees to loan’

The Bayeux Tapestry could be put on display in Britain following reports French president Emmanuel Macron has agreed to allow the artwork to leave France for the first time in 950 years.

The Mangle nightclub in Dalston, east London. Arthur Collins, the ex-boyfriend of reality TV star Ferne McCann, has been found guilty of an acid attack in the nightclub (Jack Hardy/PA)

Acid attacker Arthur Collins to face judge over smuggled mobile phone

Acid attacker Arthur Collins is due to be sentenced for smuggling a mobile phone into prison so he could privately call his pregnant girlfriend.

Before her death Jo Cox campaigned to find ways to combat loneliness ( Jo Cox Foundation/PA)

PM backs campaign against loneliness in memory of murdered MP Jo Cox

A minister for loneliness has been appointed to help tackle the misery endured by around nine million Britons.

CBI calls for fresh approach on skills

Fresh approach needed on skills – CBI

Measures such as the apprenticeship levy aimed at boosting skills have “alienated” firms,  a business group is warning.

Jon Flanagan court case

Liverpool FC’s Jon Flanagan to be sentenced for assaulting girlfriend

Liverpool FC player Jon Flanagan is due to be sentenced after admitting assaulting his girlfriend.

Poppi Worthington

Prosecutors considering decision of Poppi Worthington coroner

Prosecutors are considering a coroner’s findings that Poppi Worthington was sexually assaulted in her father’s bed before her death.

Anti-Slavery commissioner Kevin Hyland said the public can play an important role in identifying modern slavery crimes (Gareth Fuller/PA)

Public urged to act as ‘first line of defence’ in fight against modern slavery

Councils have warned of a rise in the number of potential modern slavery victims identified as they called on the public to act as the “first line of defence” in efforts to tackle the scourge.

A girl touches the Sonic Light Bubble (Ian West/PA)

In pics: Winter Lights festival illuminates Canary Wharf

London’s Canary Wharf has been lit up by the return of its Winter Lights festival, which runs from January 16 to 27 and is free to the public.

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