NEWS FOR 4/03/2021 (Thursday the 4th of March, 2021 - 5:39:05am gmt)
Polls suggest public approve of chancellor's budget despite looming tax rises
Posted on Thursday, 4/03/2021, 12:22:00am gmt
Rishi Sunak's spend now, tax later budget has received a broad welcome from voters, according to two snap opinion polls carried out after the chancellor's statement.
Budget omissions might be more important than what was included
Posted on Wednesday, 3/03/2021, 11:17:00pm gmt
So what was missing from Budget 2021?
Budget calculator: Find out if you are better or worse off
Posted on Wednesday, 3/03/2021, 6:33:00pm gmt
Are you richer or poorer?
Buckingham Palace investigating bullying claims as duchess says she was victim of 'smear campaign'
Posted on Wednesday, 3/03/2021, 6:31:00pm gmt
Buckingham Palace has said it is investigating claims of bullying after the Duke and Duchess of Sussex said they were victims of a "smear campaign".
MI5 boosts protection from Russia but can't guarantee another Salisbury-style attack won't happen
Posted on Wednesday, 3/03/2021, 10:04:00am gmt
MI5 has bolstered protection for people in the UK deemed at risk from Russia and is doing "everything we can" to prevent another Salisbury-style poisoning, but there are no "absolute guarantees", a senior intelligence officer has told Sky News.
DNA proves convicted serial child killer is innocent say scientists
Posted on Thursday, 4/03/2021, 1:43:00am gmt
Dozens of scientists and doctors are demanding the release of Kathleen Folbigg, who is serving 30 years in jail after being convicted of killing her four children.
Civil suit over Harry Dunn's death can go ahead in the US, judge rules
Posted on Wednesday, 3/03/2021, 11:28:00pm gmt
Harry Dunn's family has been given permission to go ahead with a civil claim against the teenager's alleged killer and her husband.
Nine out of 10 COVID-19 deaths have been in countries with high rates of obesity
Posted on Wednesday, 3/03/2021, 10:48:00pm gmt
Hundreds of thousands of COVID-19 deaths could have been avoided if obesity rates had not been so high, according to the World Obesity Federation.
Third time is not a charm: Space X's rocket lands but then explodes
Posted on Thursday, 4/03/2021, 3:03:00am gmt
SpaceX's rocket has exploded just minutes after the Starship's first successful landing.
Ant Middleton criticises SAS: Who Dares Wins as 'managed and inauthentic' as he walks away
Posted on Tuesday, 2/03/2021, 9:40:00am gmt
Former soldier Ant Middleton has fought back over Channel 4's claims it had severed ties with him over his "personal conduct".
Budget 2021: UK's tax burden to 'reach highest levels since 1960s'
Posted on Thursday, 4/03/2021, 2:56:36am gmt
Chancellor Rishi Sunak says decisions made in his Budget might not be "popular" but are "honest".