Three supermarkets cut fuel prices again as wholesale costs drop

Three supermarkets have announced fuel price cuts for the second time in a fortnight amid a fall in wholesale costs.

Both items will go up for sale at 11am on June 28

Rare number plates to go under the hammer

Two sought-after number plates are going under the hammer with estimates of about £50,000 apiece.

England's Harry Kane (centre) celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the finals

Bank holiday if home nation reaches World Cup final?

The UK should have an extra bank holiday whenever one of the home nations' football teams reaches the final of the World Cup, the shadow foreign secretary has said.
The zigzag elm sawfly

Fresh fears for UK elms as 'first evidence' of new pest confirmed

A pest which leaves a signature trail of destruction on elm leaves reminiscent of the Mark Of Zorro appears to have arrived in the UK, experts warn.

Anyone caught can be prosecuted for perverting the course of justice

One in five drivers has taken penalty points for someone else, survey finds

Around a fifth (19%) of motorists have taken penalty points for another driver, a survey suggests.

Smartphones in the classroom

Ofsted chief backs calls to ban mobile phones in schools

The head of Ofsted has thrown her weight behind headteachers who ban mobile phones from their schools in a bid to crackdown on naughty behaviour.
Sexist and demeaning social posts

Burger King sorry for Whopper offer to women who get pregnant by World Cup stars

Burger King has said it is sorry after offering a lifetime supply of Whoppers to Russian women who get pregnant by World Cup players.

Sir Paul McCartney

Sir Paul McCartney announces new album Egypt Station

Sir Paul McCartney has announced his first full album of new music since 2013.

The retailer went into administration last week

Poundworld starts closing down sale amid struggle to find buyer

Beleaguered retailer Poundworld has started a "closing down" sale and drafted in consultants at Hilco to kick-start stock clearances.

The MHRA said that the mould could make a child unwell

Children's cough syrup recalled over mould fears

Some batches of children's cough syrup which have the potential to grow mould have been recalled.

Joe Lycett

Joe Lycett to host new Saturday night game show on BBC One

Joe Lycett is creating a new BBC Saturday night game show based around the time it takes to complete silly tasks.

TV and Film
No aircraft allowed

Could you travel to The Far East without stepping on a single plane?

Studio Lambert, the award-winning television company behind Gogglebox, are seeking people with a keen sense of adventure to take part in a trans-global race for a cash prize.

Rail satisfaction falls amid poor punctuality and lack of seats

Passenger satisfaction with train journeys in Britain is "significantly down" amid poor punctuality, a lack of seats and the poor condition of stations, a study has found.

Rail timetable 'crisis' in northern England expected to last until NOVEMBER

It will take until November before there is a "stable network" in place to run trains on a new timetable in the north of England, Network Rail has said.
Charlotte Caldwell, mother of 12-year-old Billy Caldwell, speaks outside Chelsea & Westminster Hospital

Review of medicinal use of cannabis launched by Home Secretary

Home Secretary Sajid Javid has announced a review of the medicinal use of cannabis which could lead to patients in the UK being prescribed drugs derived from the banned plant.
Police activity on a railway track near Loughborough Junction railway station

Spray cans found as three die after being hit by train

Spray cans have been found near where three people died after being struck by a train.
More protection

Police dogs and horses to get more protection from attacks

Police dogs and horses are set to get more protection from attacks after Michael Gove gave the Government's backing to a bill implementing a so-called "Finn's Law".
The move comes as pressure grows on companies

McDonald's rolls out paper straws to all UK and Ireland restaurants

McDonald's is replacing plastic straws with paper ones across all its UK and Ireland restaurants after a successful trial.
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Get snapping

Welsh Assembly committee launches pothole photography competition

A pothole competition has been launched by a Welsh Assembly committee.
A "wish list" for parents

School asks parents to help supply pens, pencils and toilet paper

A school has reportedly put together a "wish list" for parents to help purchase supplies including pens, pencils and toilet paper.
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