Man shot dead outside petrol station in County Down

By Lucia Binding, news reporter A man has been shot dead at a petrol station in County Down, Northern Ireland, Sky sources say. The shooting took place on Main Street in the village of Waringstown on Monday night and is not believed to be a terrorist incident. It is...

Government holding millions in student loan over-payments

The government is sitting on millions of pounds owed to ex-students who have overpaid on their student loans. Figures from the Student Loans Company (SLC) , obtained by Research Professional News show that between 2009/10 and 2017/18, a total of £307,821,092 was...

Thames safety warning on Marchioness 30th anniversary

By Lucia Binding, news reporter Little has been done to reduce the risk of older boats sinking on the River Thames since the Marchioness disaster 30 years ago, the Port of London Authority (PLA) has warned. Fifty-one young people died when the pleasure boat...