Hate preacher Anjem Choudary released from jail

Hate preacher Anjem Choudary has been released from prison, according to Sky sources. The 51-year-old, who was jailed in 2016 for inviting support for the terror group Islamic State, left Belmarsh prison in London early this morning. Just after 4am, he was driven from...

Overton and Shenton married in secret after Oscar

Oscar winners Chris Overton and Rachel Shenton have revealed that they married secretly “not that long ago”. The pair, met on the set of Channel 4 soap Hollyoaks in 2010, when Overton played Liam McAllister and Shenton played Mitzeee Minniver. In March...

Ban petrol and diesel car sales by 2032, urge MPs

A ban on sales of new petrol and diesel cars and vans should be brought forward by eight years to 2032 to encourage the take-up of electric vehicles , MPs have said. Under current plans, the government’s goal is for all new cars and vans to be “effectively...

Recycling options dwindle for councils hit by China ban

A number of councils are re-thinking their recycling policies as dealing with unwanted plastic becomes more difficult. Until earlier this year, the UK sent a big chunk of its used plastic to China, where it was used to make items such as computers, toys and...

New Amazon office for Manchester as firm expands

Amazon is to create more than 1,000 more research and development jobs across England and Scotland. As part of the plans, a new office will be opened in Manchester, where 600 highly-skilled workers will focus on software development, machine learning and research and...