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B&Q owner Kingfisher's half-year profits down 30%

B&Q owner Kingfisher has reported a 30% drop in half-year statutory pre-tax profits to £281m.

Police investigate possible anti-Muslim attack after car hits pedestrians outside mosque

Police are investigating whether an incident in which a car hit pedestrians outside a mosque was an anti-Muslim attack. 

Organic and children's yoghurts are full of sugar, study finds

Many yoghurts - particularly organic products and those marketed at children - contain "well above" a healthy amount of sugar, according to a new study.

Car industry demands 'no-deal' Brexit ruled out by EU and UK

The UK car industry has demanded Brexit negotiators rule out a "no-deal" scenario immediately, to avoid costly damage to the sector across Europe.

Sainsbury's-Asda merger referred for 'in-depth investigation'

Sainsbury's-Asda merger referred for 'in-depth investigation'

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is referring the proposed merger between Sainsbury's and Asda for a further "in-depth investigation".

10 of Denis Norden's best lines on everyday life

10 of Denis Norden's best lines on everyday life

British TV presenter and scriptwriter Denis Norden - best known as the host of long-running out-takes show It'll Be Alright On The Night - has died at the age of 96.

Mobile phone customers overcharged by almost half a billion pounds

Mobile phone customers overcharged by almost half a billion pounds

Some mobile phone companies have charged customers almost half a billion pounds for handsets which they already own, according to Citizens Advice.

Happiness declining in girls and young women in UK, survey reveals

Happiness declining in girls and young women in UK, survey reveals

The happiness of girls and young women in Britain has declined in the last 10 years, new research has revealed.

Tesco takes on Aldi and Lidl as first Jack's store opens

Tesco takes on Aldi and Lidl as first Jack's store opens

Tesco has unveiled its new concept store Jack's, as it seeks a slice of the growth achieved by budget grocery giants Aldi and Lidl.

Incidents of spiking double in three years, official figures show

Incidents of spiking double in three years, official figures show

Drinks spiking has more than doubled in three years, according to figures from UK police forces.

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UK weather: Storm Ali to hit UK and Ireland with 85mph winds

UK weather: Storm Ali to hit UK and Ireland with 85mph winds

Storm Ali is set to pummel much of the North and West tomorrow, bringing the threat of damaging 85mph gusts and travel disruption.

TV host and comedy writer Denis Norden dies aged 96

TV host and comedy writer Denis Norden dies aged 96

Former TV host and comedy writer Denis Norden has died aged 96, his family has said.

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