• Warning over rising climate risk to coastal homes, roads and railways

    Warning over rising climate risk to coastal homes, roads and railways

    • October 26, 2018

    By Emily Beament, Press Association Environment Correspondent As many as 1.5 million properties in England will be in areas at significant risk of coastal flooding by the 2080s as sea levels rise, the Government’s climate advisers have warned. Some 1.2 million homes will be among the buildings at risk of coastal flooding, while 100,000 properties

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  • Ex-IMF head Rodrigo Rato starts jail term in “black cards” case

    Ex-IMF head Rodrigo Rato starts jail term in “black cards” case

    • October 26, 2018

    Former International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Rodrigo Rato arrived at a Madrid prison on Thursday to start a four-and-a-half year jail term for using company credit cards to make costly personal purchases while running state-owned lender Bankia. Rato, who was economy minister in Spain and a prominent figure in the ruling People’s Party (PP) before

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  • British Airways admits 185,000 more customers compromised in cyber attack

    British Airways admits 185,000 more customers compromised in cyber attack

    • October 26, 2018

    British Airways owner IAG has said that 185,000 further customers may have had their personal details compromised during a cyber attack. The group said in a stock exchange announcement that as part of an investigation into a cyber breach that took place earlier this year, it is contacting two groups of customers not previously notified.

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  • Johnson and Gove should be in prison for Brexit referendum ‘lies’, says Sugar

    Johnson and Gove should be in prison for Brexit referendum ‘lies’, says Sugar

    • October 26, 2018

    Business tycoon Lord Sugar has said Brexiteers such as Boris Johnson and Michael Gove should be jailed for the “lies” they told during the EU referendum. The Apprentice host said there was a “good argument” for voiding the result of the 2016 poll, in which a majority of voters backed leaving the bloc, because people

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  • Spanish police seize six tonnes of cocaine hidden in banana cargo

    Spanish police seize six tonnes of cocaine hidden in banana cargo

    • October 26, 2018

    Spanish officials have seized more than six tonnes of cocaine hidden among bunches of bananas at an industrial estate in Malaga and arrested 16 people in connection to a suspected drugs ring, police said in a statement on Thursday. More than 300,000 euros in cash, weapons and high-end cars were also confiscated after raiding more

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  • Fresh referendum on Brexit only viable option says former UK Civil Service head

    Fresh referendum on Brexit only viable option says former UK Civil Service head

    • October 26, 2018

    A former head of the Civil Service has backed the call for a people’s vote on Brexit as the only viable option after “disastrous” exit negotiations. Independent crossbencher Lord Kerslake said he had moved from being sceptical about holding a second referendum to joining last Saturday’s march in support of it. He put his change

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