Mayor of London Boris Johnson

Boris Island ruled out by Airports Commission

One-Minute Read Tue 2 Sep, AT 08:56

Boris Johnson's plan for island airport in Thames Estuary is a 'huge leap in the dark', says commission

Latest Scottish independence poll boosts Yes vote

One-Minute Read Tue 2 Sep, AT 09:33

Gap between Yes and No narrows to six points as the latest poll suggests Scottish independence is a real possibility

David Cameron sets out new anti-terror laws

One-Minute Read Mon 1 Sep, AT 16:14

Tories and Lib Dems had been at odds on on new powers to seize passports of returning jihadist fighters

The NATO flag

Nato summit: Obama and Cameron to demand more defence spending

Briefing Mon 1 Sep, AT 15:13

Nato members will debate recent developments in Ukraine and Iraq in first major summit since 2012

A tax disc is displayed on a car in London

Road tax changes: how the DVLA's new system will work without tax discs

Briefing Mon 1 Sep, AT 14:31

The long-serving paper tax disc is set to vanish as the road tax system goes digital

James Dyson's hoover

EU hoover ban: powerful vacuums outlawed

Briefing Mon 1 Sep, AT 14:12

EU ban on high-power vacuum cleaners comes into force, hitting five of the seven best-rated products

Commuters at Oxford Circus tube station during 48-hour strike

Tube terror threat hoax dismissed by police

One-Minute Read Mon 1 Sep, AT 13:05

Police chief urges commuters to 'keep calm and carry on' after London terror warning goes viral

Ashya King: police criticised over 'ridiculous chase'

Briefing Mon 1 Sep, AT 10:16

His parents say police portrayed them as kidnappers, but officers insist they thought Ashya King was in 'grave danger'

Gold rush on Folkestone beach

Folkestone gold rush: bullion buried on Kent beach

One-Minute Read Fri 29 Aug, AT 12:01

Hundreds flock to Folkestone after German artist's bullion provokes Kent gold rush

A hairdryer from a fashion show

EU weighs ban on high-power hairdryers and kettles

One-Minute Read Fri 29 Aug, AT 11:02

Ban on range of household goods would seek to combat climate change, but is it another example of 'nannying' interference?

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