Saturday 21 October 2017

Austerity policies caused Grenfell Tower disaster, firefighter says

Saturday 21 October 2017

Lucy Masoud, who worked on the recovery operation, blamed the blaze on Government austerity measures.

MPs should be “dragged” from Parliament to see Grenfell Tower’s shell as a reminder of how their decisions caused the disaster, a firefighter has said....

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Police interview man over touchline trouble at Everton’s match against Lyon

Saturday 21 October 2017

Footage of the fan appearing to grapple with opposition players while carrying the youngster went viral.

A man is under investigation on suspicion of assault and affray after touchline trouble at an Everton match....

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National Trust members narrowly vote down trail hunting ban on estates

Saturday 21 October 2017

Those opposing the proposal said hunts were working within the law, and claimed the charity was being used “as a political football”.

National Trust members have narrowly voted down a proposal to ban legal “trail hunting” on the organisation’s land....

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Ministers ‘could reduce Universal Credit waiting time’ following outcry

Saturday 21 October 2017

Some have warned that the six-week wait is contributing to rising debt, rent arrears and evictions.

Ministers are ready to reduce the waiting time for Universal Credit (UC) payments from six weeks following an outcry from Tory MPs, it has been suggested....

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Woman found dead in Finaghy after neighbours report hearing ‘screams’

Saturday 21 October 2017

Sinn Fein representative Mairtin O Muilleoir said there is “real shock and distress” in the community.

A woman has been found dead in Finaghy on the outskirts of Belfast....

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