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December 12, 2017 9:47 AM Macron tries to lead world against Trump with climate change plan

EMMANUEL Macron will try to cement himself as the world’s anti-Trump leader when he drums up support for his flagship climate change policy. The French President will host world and business leaders at a major environmental summit in Paris today and tomorrow, giving him chance to push his ‘Make our Planet Great Again’ agenda. It comes two years to the day since 7

December 11, 2017 6:39 PM Watch out for the 'Weltmeister': Chinese electric car firm reveals new brand and SUV to try and take on Tesla

WM Motor Technology Co, one of a new breed of Chinese electric car companies, will use its company name 'Weltmeister' as its brand and plans to start taking orders for its first product, a sport-utility vehicle, from April. The Shanghai-based startup plans to start producing its first car at a new plant in Wenzhou during the second quarter of next year, Freeman 7

December 10, 2017 12:24 PM Sky calls on Google and Facebook to fund internet safety campaign

Telecoms giant Sky wants social media companies such as Google and Facebook to be forced to fund a compulsory internet safety campaign backed by a multi-million pound levy. The Government has previously put forward plans and said it would merely be a voluntary arrangement. The company has suggested the scheme could mirror a Government levy on the horse 16

December 9, 2017 11:20 AM CrossCountry trains strike sees disruption to rail travel in Devon

The strike will affect CrossCountry trains in Torbay and throughout Devon and Cornwall Strike action this weekend means all CrossCountry trains are cancelled and commuters are being urged to check their routes before heading to the train station. All CrossCountry trains heading to Torquay and Paignton will be cancelled, and there will be limited service 10

December 8, 2017 11:53 AM Traffic chaos caused after truck's roof is RIPPED OFF by low bridge

Yet more traffic chaos caused by notorious low bridge Traffic chaos was caused after a truck’s roof RIPPED OFF after travelling under a notorious bridge in Nuneaton . Normal rush hour traffic this morning (Friday, December 8) on Attleborough Road after a truck's roof collapsed after travelling under the ‘low bridge’ just after the junction with Anker 7

December 8, 2017 9:54 AM Veterans’ slap up Christmas lunch

Professional chefs armed with roast turkey and all of the trimmings descended to serve up a large helping of seasonal goodwill. The SSAFA Lunch Club welcomed more than 60 veterans in for the special event at the headquarters in Southend, making it a real calendar highlight. In the true spirit of Christmas, the entire meal was donated by ESS Support Services

December 7, 2017 9:50 PM Lidl hired 2,500 UK workers in the past year as it keeps pace with rapid expansion in the UK

German discount retailer Lidl has recruited more than 2,500 people in the UK in the past year as it keeps pace with rapid expansion. According to Companies House, Lidl spent 22 per cent more on staff costs in the year to the end of February, as increased investment in wages and recruitment pushed employee spend to £419million. Lidl is gradually eating 6

December 7, 2017 8:57 PM Will Georgia Toffolo win I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here and what are the odds for the other contestants?

Will Devon's own Georgia Toffolo come out as the winner? The winner of the 2017 I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here will be announced on Sunday December 10th. But will Devon's own Georgia Toffolo come out as the winner? It looks like she may if bookies are to be believed. The 23-year-old, who studied at Torquay Girls’ Grammar School, is currently the favourite 8

December 7, 2017 1:33 PM Holly Willoughby and husband Dan paid themselves a whopping £1 million from their company

HOLLY WILLOUGHBY and her husband Dan Baldwin received almost £1 million from their media company Roxy Media, figures have shown. The ITV favourite, 36, owns 80 per cent of the shares and will therefore pocket £760,000, Companies House documents reveal, while producer Dan will receive £190,000. Holly Willoughby could have earned a much larger sum than that from Roxy, however 9

December 7, 2017 1:01 PM Charity ball in memory of Craig Rowe who sadly died from a brain tumour aged just 29

A FAMILY are planning a second charity ball in memory of a much-loved husband and dad who died from a brain tumour. Craig Rowe’s wife Aimee, 39, and his mum, Helen, both from Wickford, are organising a special Valentines ball to be held on February 10 next year to mark the fifth anniversary since his death. In 2004, Craig was diagnosed with a brain tumour 7