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Image source, Sizewell CImage caption, The planned Sizewell C plant is expected to cost about £20bnThe government has given the go-ahead for the new Sizewell C nuclear power plant on the Suffolk coast.The project, mainly funded by the French energy company EDF, is expected to cost in the region of £20bn.The company said the new
By Noor NanjiBusiness reporter, BBC NewsImage source, Network RailImage caption, Network Rail said it's repairing the line after a fire on the route between Peterborough and London King's Cross.Trains are being cancelled and rail services disrupted after the UK recorded its hottest day on record.More than two dozen services leaving from London King's Cross and
By Michael RaceBusiness reporter, BBC NewsImage source, Getty ImagesPrices are continuing to rise at their fastest rate for more than 40 years, driven by higher petrol and food costs.UK inflation, the rate at which prices rise, jumped to 9.4% in the 12 months to June from 9.1% in May, the Office for National Statistics (ONS)
Image source, AlamyA UK ticket-holder has scooped a record jackpot of £195m on the EuroMillions lottery, operator Camelot has said.Tuesday's winning numbers were 6, 23, 27, 40, 41, with 2 and 12 selected for the Lucky Star numbers.It is also the biggest National Lottery win of all time, Camelot said. The previous record-holders won £184m
By Andre Rhoden-Paul & Doug FaulknerBBC NewsMedia caption, London wildfires: Family home of 27 years destroyedLondon's fire service had its busiest day since World War Two dealing with multiple blazes in record-breaking temperatures on Tuesday, London Mayor Sadiq Khan has said.The capital was one of 15 areas around the UK to declare a major incident.The
By Daniel RosneyEntertainment reporterImage source, MARCOS CRUZ/NETFLIXImage caption, The new adaptation of Resident Evil is currently Netflix's most popular seriesSubscribing to a streaming service can be a bit like ordering a take-away when you don't know what you want to eat - paying the money and hoping what arrives is to your taste.In recent months
By Jasmine Andersson & Doug FaulknerBBC NewsImage source, PA MediaImage caption, Firefighters have been tackling a blaze in the village of Wennington on the outskirts of London amid the record temperaturesThe UK has recorded temperatures of over 40C (104F) for the first time.Thermometers hit 40.3C at Coningsby in Lincolnshire, while 33 other locations went past
By Joshua NevettBBC PoliticsImage source, PA MediaThe government has announced pay rises for millions of public sector workers as inflation eats into salaries.More than a million NHS staff in England will get a pay rise of at least £1,400, with lowest earners getting up to 9.3%.Police in England and Wales will get £1,900 salary uplift
By Alys Davies & Suzanne LeighBBC NewsImage source, Patrick WimbleThe high may have been 40.3C but, let's face it, it has been hot pretty much everywhere in the UK. The unprecedented heat and rapid rise in temperature has sparked further concern about climate change and whether this will be the "new normal" for the UK
Image source, PA MediaLabour's left and right wings both treated the issue of anti-Semitism as a "factional weapon" when Jeremy Corbyn was leader, a report says.Martin Forde QC's inquiry finds general "toxicity" existed between Mr Corbyn's office and staff at party HQ.And he says the opposing groups used the issue of anti-Semitism as a weapon