Workers at Merseyrail have started a 24-hour strike in a dispute with the firm over driver-only-operated trains. The action, which began at 00:01, coincides with the final day of The Open golf tournament in Southport.
The UK government has announced a plan to require drone owners to register their devices. It says the incoming rules are aimed at ensuring safer use of the technology.
More than 6m people in their forties will have to work an extra year before receiving their state pension, after the government announced last week a shift in the retirement age to rein in growing costs.
The number of homeless children living in temporary accommodation has soared by almost 40 per cent in the past three years, new figures reveal, compounding fears Britain is facing a “catastrophic” housing crisis.
The Sunday Times: Asda is exploring a �4.4 billion takeover of B&M, the fast-growing discount retailer run by billionaire brothers Simon and Bobby Arora.