TV presenter Ant McPartlin charged with drink driving

TV presenter Ant McPartlin has been charged with drink-driving following his arrest on Sunday, and will appear in court next month.

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Jessie Wallace

Kat Slater set for dramatic return to Albert Square

Albert Square's residents are in for a shock when Kat Slater makes a surprise return as they are making plans for her funeral.

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The fraudsters ask victims to confirm/provide their bank account details

Warning over phone call-barring scam

A warning has gone out that fraudsters are cold-calling victims, falsely stating that they are calling from one of the well-known UK telecommunication service providers.


Diesel tax, benefits & five other law changes you need to know about in 2018

Sometimes it feels like the law is constantly changing, threatening to catch out people who haven't realised the regulations have shifted.
A yellow warning of ice has been issued

Gritters in action tonight after yellow warning of ice for the north west

The Met Office have released a yellow warning of ice for tonight in the north west.

Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke

Thom Yorke heading to Manchester after announcing new solo tour

The Radiohead frontman has included the north west as part of only three UK appearances this year.

Drone users must follow a number of restrictions when using the gadgets

Incidents of drone near misses on the rise: What are the rules for safe and legal drone flying?

Incidents of near misses between aircraft and drones have soared in recent years, with a total of 163 in 2016 and 2017.

Aston Merrygold, Louis Smith and Harry Judd

Aston Merrygold forms dance troupe with Strictly's Harry Judd and Louis Smith

Former JLS star Aston Merrygold has teamed up with Strictly Come Dancing champions Harry Judd and Louis Smith to form a new dance boy band.

Television presenter Andrea McLean

Menopausal women say no to 'M' badges

Television presenter Andrea McLean is calling for menopausal women to wear badges identifying that they are going through menopause.

Should you be friends with your kids?

Parents should be authority figure, not child's buddy, former head says

A parent's job is to set boundaries for their child, not to be their "buddy", a leading education expert has suggested.

Parents have been warned

Keep head lice treatments away from naked flame, health officials warn

Parents have been warned to keep head lice treatments away from naked flames due to the risk of them igniting children's hair.

The list of withheld registrations includes combinations which should never be seen on the roads

These are some of the number plates the DVLA has banned in 2018

Hundreds of number plate combinations that are potentially offensive or in poor taste are banned from being used each year, the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) has said.

Confusion around product safety was highlighted by a recent survey

Cot death warning over popular sleeping products

A cot death charity has warned that some popular sleeping products could be putting babies at risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).


When it comes to Mother's Day, what are your kids really thinking?

If you're a mum who is looking forward to a surprise on Sunday, look away now.


Jeremy Clarkson to host new episodes of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?

Jeremy Clarkson will trade cars for quizzing as the new host of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? when the game show returns later this year.

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Tesco Credit Card

Tesco Bank cancels some customers' credit cards following fraud concerns

Some Tesco Bank customers have had their credit cards cancelled following concerns about accounts potentially being compromised.

Train companies can now no longer hide behind misleading terms

Rail firms rewrite compensation guildelines

Train companies are rewriting their conditions of travel following concerns that passengers were being misled over compensation rights.

It's National Pothole Day

Spike in potholes on UK roads linked to Beast from the East

The recent blast of freezing weather will lead to a further spike in potholes on UK roads, motoring experts have warned.

Young drivers are counting the cost

Young drivers 'face running costs of nearly £2,400 per year typically'

Young drivers face forking out nearly £2,400 per year just to get on the road, analysis suggests.

Police activity in a cul-de-sac in Salisbury near to the home of former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal

What are nerve agents and how do they work?

Nerve agents have been used to deadly effect in assassinations and conflicts of the past.

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