Acid victim posts online appeal from hospital bed

A man who had acid thrown at his face while he sat in his car on a busy street has made a direct plea for information from his hospital bed. Mike Glover-Johnson posted a picture of himself on Facebook wrapped in a facial bandage following the incident on Bloxwich High...

Chancellor to launch Tory fightback on the economy

Chancellor Philip Hammond will launch a Tory fightback on business and the economy with promises to boost apprenticeships and provide more help to small businesses. Four weeks before his next budget on 29 October, the chancellor will pledge to work with business to...

PM vows to ban deductions from workers' tips

Theresa May is pledging to stop high street restaurant chains deducting money from tips given by customers to waiters and bar staff. The move, which will require legislation, will stop some of the biggest names on the high street deducting up to 10% from...

43 police forces to stop dealing with lost property

Every police force in England and Wales is no longer dealing with lost property so officers have more time to fight crime. From 1 October, anyone who contacts the police about something they have lost will be redirected to private websites. Although some of these...

Farage 'should have led the Brexit talks' – Tory MP

Nigel Farage should have been given a peerage and appointed chief Brexit negotiator after Britain voted to leave the EU, a Conservative MP has said. Wellingborough MP Peter Bone hailed the former UKIP leader, and insisted that “we would have been out by...