Fourth man arrested over murder of Olivia Pratt-Korbel in Liverpool | UK News

A fourth man has been arrested in connection with the murder of nine-year-old Olivia Pratt-Korbel in Liverpool. The suspect, 34, was stopped on the M42 near Leamington Spa on Sunday evening. The man, who is from Liverpool, was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender and is in police custody. Detective Chief Superintendent Mark Kameen … Read more

Liz Truss vs Rishi Sunak– latest: New PM to be announced as Tories warned ‘divided parties lose elections’

Truss promises energy bill action ‘within one week’ if made prime minister Liz Truss is expected to be announced as the new prime minister today after a gruelling six-week Tory leadership campaign. Voting among the estimated 200,000 Tory members charged with choosing Boris Johnson’s successor closed on Friday, and either the foreign secretary or Rishi … Read more

Liz Truss reportedly planning energy bill freeze after her expected election as new Tory leader and next PM – UK politics live | Politics

Key events Filters BETA Key events (3)Liz Truss (7) Chris Giles, economics editor at the FT, is sceptical about the plan from Liz Truss to focus on growth. (See 9.23am.) I’ve been in my job for almost 20 years and have not come across a growth plan from any government yet Gordon Brown never assumed … Read more

Ivy owner Richard Caring defies order to remove £40m home’s incongruous windows | Richard Caring

Richard Caring, the billionaire nightclub and restaurant entrepreneur, is refusing to remove three “incongruous and dominant” windows from his £40m house in South Kensington despite the council issuing an “enforcement notice” ordering him to do so. Caring, 74, who owns the celebrity hotspot restaurants the Ivy and Sexy Fish as well as the private members’ … Read more

Humans were not the only primates to get lockdown blues, UK study finds | Animal behaviour

Humans weren’t the only ones to develop bad habits during lockdown. According to new research, some primates in zoos became more solitary and sedentary, and others displayed more sexually and physically dominant behaviour. The study compared the behaviour of bonobos, chimpanzees, baboons and gorillas in a zoo and safari park in 2020, when they were … Read more

Joint east Midlands mayor plan would ‘consign Leicestershire to division two’ | Devolution

Leaders in Leicestershire have expressed anger at the region being excluded from a first of its kind devolution deal for the east Midlands, saying it will be “relegated to the second division”. On Tuesday, plans for a groundbreaking devolution deal between Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire were announced, which would see the areas grouped as … Read more