Two in five independent theatres fear they could close permanently as Christmas ticket sales drop

Two in five independent theatres fear they could close their doors for good this Christmas amid…

Expensive advent calendars: Overpriced or worth the hype?

Amid soaring energy costs, another thing that has grown in recent years is the popularity are…

PM’s promise to stand up to competitors and ‘do things differently’ in Europe

Rishi Sunak is promising to stand up to competitors with “robust pragmatism” rather than “grand rhetoric”…

Could arts funding cuts and cost of living crisis affect your favourite TV shows and films?

Could your favourite Netflix series be impacted by funding cuts to the theatre industry? Could a…

Parliament to introduce bill extending deadline for forming Northern Ireland executive

The UK government will introduce new legislation today to extend the deadline for forming an executive…

Closing windows and burning wood to cut energy bills increases health risk, expert warns

Turning the heating off, keeping windows shut and using log burners to cut energy bills poses…

Cost of living: Out of region placements for homeless and at-risk households double in three years

There has been a sharp increase in the number of people forced to move across the…

UK launches new research hub to tackle monkeypox

A new UK research consortium is being set up to tackle the country’s unprecedented monkeypox outbreak.…

Liz Truss rules out energy-saving campaign amid power blackout warning

Liz Truss has ruled out launching an energy-saving public information campaign amid warnings planned three-hour power…

New oil and gas licensing will boost economy and energy security, says Jacob Rees-Mogg

Jacob Rees-Mogg has insisted a new licensing round for oil and gas exploration will boost the…

British society divided on social values but majority back tax hikes to pay for cost of living help

British society is divided on many social issues but the majority reject the government’s policy of…

Andrew Tate: The social media influencer teachers are being warned about

Teachers have been urged to listen out for children talking about a “dangerous”, controversial influencer when…

Heroin-related deaths growing across the UK – as government accused of not caring by one of its own drugs advisers

The government has been accused by one of its own drugs advisers of not caring about…

Commonwealth Games: Rebecca Adlington on how the Games inspired her

The Commonwealth Games have begun in Birmingham, with athletes from across the world coming to the…

Postal workers suffered more than 1,600 dog attacks in the last year, says Royal Mail

Dog attacks are leaving postal workers with permanent and disabling injuries, with figures showing more than…