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August 18, 2018 8:33 PM 'Dumb phone' sales on the rise as smartphone users hope to switch off

Mobile handsets that simply make calls are being marketed as an escape from constantly being connected to social media and apps. Sales of so-called dumb phones have seen an increase for the first time in years. Phones that simply make and receive calls are known in the industry as feature phones and are being marketed as a means to switch off from the constant 7

August 14, 2018 4:00 AM 'Angry and frustrated' residents call for more affordable housing in petition

A PETITION calling for more affordable housing will be discussed at a City of York Council meeting after racking up more than 1,000 signatures. The petition calls on councillors to "restrict the amount of luxury flats and student accommodation" in the city. It says residents are "frustrated and angry" at high rents, high house prices and a lack of social 6

August 13, 2018 3:56 PM Victims of pension scammers lost an average £91,000, regulators say

A total of 253 victims reported to Action Fraud that they had lost more than £23m to pension scammers in 2017. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and The Pensions Regulator (TPR) are urging the public to be on their guard when receiving unsolicited offers about their pensions and to check who they are dealing with. According to the regulators, highly 6

August 10, 2018 11:27 AM 'Lock your doors': At least four dead in Canada shooting

Police are urging people to "stay in their homes with doors locked at this time for their safety" as the incident continues. The Fredericton Police Twitter account says: "An incident has resulted in at least four people killed." The incident in the capital of the Canadian province New Brunswick is still ongoing. Police are urging people to "stay in their 11

August 9, 2018 9:11 AM Indian family thrown off British Airways flight over 'crying child'

A father claims BA subjected him to "humiliation and racist behaviour", triggering calls for Indians to boycott the airline. The father, an Indian civil servant called AP Pathak, has accused the airline of racism as he claimed a crew member threatened to throw his three-year-old son out of the window if he did not stop crying. Mr Pathak said his family 11

August 9, 2018 4:06 AM Father died at Brighton home after lethal mix of heroin and other drugs

While out he had taken heroin and methadone – which is often used as a substitute for the former – an inquest heard yesterday. Mr Gunn had missed numerous calls from his fiancee Sonia Rice, whose car he had borrowed to go to see the acquaintance, Brighton Coroner’s Court was told. He came back the next day and had argued with his partner about why he had not returned 8

August 7, 2018 6:42 PM Farage claims Boris now MORE LIKELY to be Tory leader as Britons SICK of PC Prime Minister

NIGEL Farage believes Boris Johnson is now “more likely” to be Tory Party leader because supporters are “sick” of a “politically correct Prime Minister”. Speaking on his LBC show the former Ukip leader claimed that the controversial comments the former Foreign Secretary made comparing women in the face-covering veils to bank robbers. Mr Farage said: “This was not an off the cuff comment 12

August 4, 2018 11:38 PM Inventor of ‘drill’ calls for end to violence

THE US rapper credited with creating drill music, which has been blamed for fuelling gang violence in London, has called on youngsters to lay down their weapons. Drill made headlines last week after it emerged that two rappers were stabbed to death in a feud sparked by goading in songs on social media. “I do not want to be associated with violence or encourage 10

August 1, 2018 10:55 AM 'Labour heading into ABYSS!' Jewish leader attacks Jeremy Corbyn’s apology as 'NOT ENOUGH'

A JEWISH leader has warned Jeremy Corbyn is taking the Labour Party down a “deep abyss” over the political party’s failure to tackle anti-semitism. Marie Van Der Zyl, President of the Board of Deputies of British Jews, called on the Labour leader to act immediately and start by expelling Peter Willsman. She said: “Labour’s reputation as an anti-racist 8

July 30, 2018 3:56 PM More Ryanair cancellations loom as German pilots vote to strike

The Irish carrier is facing industrial action in several EU countries after recognising unions for the first time in December. The Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) union said 96% of the airline's pilots in Germany voted for industrial action. The union is giving the Irish carrier until 6 August to make an offer to avoid a strike, VC said. It will give 24 hours' 11