• UK calls for ‘ambitious’ deal to cut shipping’s climate emissions

    UK calls for ‘ambitious’ deal to cut shipping’s climate emissions

    • April 10, 2018

    Countries are meeting in an attempt to agree cuts to greenhouse gases from the global shipping industry, amid pressure on the sector to help tackle climate change. Shipping, like aviation, is not directly included in the Paris Agreement, the international deal on global warming which was secured in the French capital in 2015 and commits

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  • William and Kate choose to wait to see if new baby is a boy or girl

    William and Kate choose to wait to see if new baby is a boy or girl

    • April 9, 2018

    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will be waiting on tenterhooks to see if their new baby is a boy or a girl – as the couple do not know their child’s gender. During routine scans William and Kate did not ask if they would be welcoming a son or daughter – opting to be

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  • Devolution settlements must be overhauled to cope with Brexit, experts warn

    Devolution settlements must be overhauled to cope with Brexit, experts warn

    • April 9, 2018

    Quitting the European Union means the UK will have to go back to the drawing board over devolution, constitutional experts have warned. Wrangles over sharing out cash for farmers will be one of the biggest challenges ministers face, according to the Institute for Government (IfG). New agreements on how the environment, agriculture and fisheries are

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  • Brexit remains biggest risk for UK economy, study finds

    Brexit remains biggest risk for UK economy, study finds

    • April 9, 2018

    Financial services firms are worried about prospects for the UK economy, with Brexit remaining the biggest risk, a study shows. Research by Lloyds Bank found that executives in the sector believe growth in this country will be outpaced by all other nations in the G7 this year. Despite the findings from a survey of over

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  • Drug smuggler rams Guardia Civil vehicle during high speed chase

    Drug smuggler rams Guardia Civil vehicle during high speed chase

    • April 8, 2018

    A drug smuggler who rammed a Guardia Civil patrol car while driving a van loaded with bales of cannabis resin has been arrested. The incident happened last Friday on a road between San Roque and La Linea after officers became suspicious on seeing the overloaded van and the nervous demeanour of its driver. They ordered

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  • Officers need to make more use of ‘stop and search’ powers, police chief warns

    Officers need to make more use of ‘stop and search’ powers, police chief warns

    • April 7, 2018

    Stop-and-search powers are not being exercised enough in the fight against violent crime, one of Britain’s most senior police chiefs has warned. Sara Thornton, chairman of the National Police Chiefs’ Council, said that a backlash against the controversial powers had gone too far while rates of gun and knife crime have surged. Some 300 extra

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