Man charged with assaulting Farage after milkshake incident

A man has been charged with common assault and criminal damage after Nigel Farage had a milkshake thrown at him in Newcastle. The Brexit Party leader’s suit was left covered in the drink following the incident on Monday and he was quickly hurried away from the...

Tesco Bank stops selling mortgages and seeks exit

Tesco Bank is getting out of the mortgage market – blaming “challenging market conditions”. The lender said on Tuesday it had stopped new mortgage lending and was actively pursuing a sale of its existing portfolio, which has total lending balances of...

Oxford Uni promises 'sea change' to take in poorer students

Bright youngsters whose disadvantaged backgrounds would normally rule them out of a prestigious higher education place are being targeted by new schemes at Oxford University. Following mounting criticism of a lack of diversity among students, the university wants to...

Find out the top ten places to visit in Europe

The bleak beauty of Shetland has helped the group of more than 100 islands into the Lonely Planet travel guide’s top 10 destinations in Europe . The guide praises Shetland’s “awesome coastal trails, wicked wildlife watching, and fabled fish and chip...