Britons bask in heatwave as forecasters say balmy Indian Summer could last until October

Thousands of sun worshippers turned out across the South including beaches from Brighton to Bournemouth. Tourists visiting the Tower of London enjoyed water sprays as they cooled down. Bookmakers immediately slashed the odds to 5-4 on this month being the hottest September on record. A spokesman for Coral said: “Throughout the summer we had to endure some pretty miserable weather […]

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Green Party proposes €180 annual carbon tax dividend

The Green Party has proposed giving every worker and social welfare recipient a €180 annual carbon tax dividend as part of efforts to tackle climate change. Party leader Eamon Ryan yesterday called for a €20 increase in the carbon tax in the Budget this year as part of a plan to eventually raise it to €90 by 2030 – but […]

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Revellers restrain suspected killer by sitting on him until police arrive

Birthday party guests sat on a suspected attacker until police arrived following the fatal stabbing of a 29-year-old man in north London, a witness has claimed. The clubhouse manager for Old Edmontonians FC, said the drama unfolded shortly after 8pm on Saturday during a 30th birthday party at the club in Houndsfield Road, Edmonton. The 60-year-old, who asked not to […]

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