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New-build homes ‘cannot handle the heat’

Experts have warned homeowners face paying thousands of pounds for retrofits to make their homes habitable, as the climate warms. According to the Met Office, by 2050 heatwaves like that seen in 2019 - when the UK recorded a new high temperature of 38.7C - are expected to happen every...

Divorce battle leads to arson

As part of a bitter divorce battle a husband burned down the family home three days before it was due to be sold to stop his estranged wife getting her half share. 75-year-old John McCorry did not want to leave the marital home, a 200-year-old cottage in Devon, however his...

Increase in “criminal” police recruits

An officer who exposed himself to a woman is among several Metropolitan Police recruits with criminal convictions. Within the past three years the Met recruited individuals with records for ABH, multiple possession of cocaine, being drunk and disorderly, and assault – all of whom are still serving officers. Around a...

Government backed mortgage deals aimed at Generation Rent

In a move the government has said will convert “Generation Rent into Generation Buy” new 95 per cent mortgages will be offered on the high street again. Robert Jenrick, Secretary of State For Housing, hailed the introduction of the Government-backed scheme which is designed to both bolster lender confidence and...