MPs can claim up to 3,750 on expenses for flying home to pay tribute to Baroness Thatcher in the Commons All 650 MPs told they can receive up to 3,750 after Parliament was recalledLabour MPs say debate could have been delayed until next week By Matt Chorley, Mailonline Political Editor PUBLISHED: 09:55 GMT, 10 April 2013 | UPDATED: 18:50 GMT, 10 April 2013 MPs have been told they can claim up to 3,750 if they want to take part in today’s Commons tributes to Baroness Thatcher. Expenses chiefs emailed all 650 MPs to tell them they can receive the sum to cover the cost of returning from their Easter holidays.
Profits up 11 per cent but British Gas plans another price increase… as bosses line up a 10million windfall Company profits for 2012 soared to 606million But price rises for 12million customers could come as early as next winter have soared by 11 per cent on the previous year to 606million.
The 14m new police HQ stalled by an endangered newt found hibernating on the site Durham Constabularly began work last October but work is at a standstillThe great crested newt has declined in population and is protected by law By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 01:32 GMT, 9 February 2013 | UPDATED: 13:22 GMT, 9 February 2013 The construction of a new multimillion-pound police headquarters has been halted to protect a newt that is hibernating on site. Durham Constabulary began work on their new base last October but work has come to a standstill after a great crested newt was found
Millionaire businessman ordered to remove Islamic saying from side of his luxury home because council claim it's 'advertising'Message reads: 'There is no god, but Allah and Mohammed is his messenger'Planners claim the 2ft-high lettering is like McDonald's advertising hoardingMahmood Ali, 54, now faces a legal battle after appealing planning decisionHe said: 'The message is simply there to bless the house.
Students' Facebook confessions about binge-drinking and bed hopping 'could make them unemployable'Academic chiefs have warned 'irresponsible' posts could hurt job prospectsSwansea University students have been posting 'confessions' to FacebookThe university and students' union has warned against sharing lurid details By James Rush PUBLISHED: 16:27 GMT, 1 January 2013 | UPDATED: 19:54 GMT, 1 January 2013 Students who use social networking sites to confess about their boozing and bed-hopping have been warned it could leave them unemployable. Undergraduates have been swapping tales of binge-drinking and lewd behaviour on the social networking site Facebook, leading academic chiefs to warn their racy anecdotes could damage their future job prospects.
Drawn from memory Champions League draw produces exactly the same pairings as dress rehearsal – at odds of a staggering 2,000,000-1 Bookmakers say they would have only offered odds of 5,000-1 of the incident occurringThe order in which the ties were drawn was different, but the pairings were identicalOdds would be affected by the order due to rules over which teams can face each other at this stage of the tournament | UPDATED: 15:26 GMT, 21 December 2012 As one of sport's most prestigious competitions all eyes were on yesterday's draw for the knock-out phase of the Champions League.
'Hlp my hse is brnin dwn!' London Fire Brigade plan to take 999 emergency calls via Twitter and FacebookThe UK's largest brigade to look at alternatives to 999Union bosses call the idea 'ludicrous' Fire chiefs say it won't replace the current phone system | UPDATED: 14:36 GMT, 19 December 2012 Twitter users could soon be able to report emergencies in 140 characters and bypass 999 calls under proposals aimed at making communication with the UK's biggest fire service easier. The London Fire Brigade (LFB) has said that it will explore the idea of setting up the world's first 999 emergency feed to ease pressure on the telephone service which takes more than 30million calls a year. The plans, which are part of the Brigade's Draft London Safety Plan, will not replace the 999 system.
BBC chiefs to face harsh criticism from Savile inquiry as report over their conduct is published | UPDATED: 00:00 GMT, 19 December 2012 BBC executives will face stinging criticism today over their handling of the Jimmy Savile scandal. A string of bosses knew that Newsnight had uncovered damning evidence suggesting the late entertainer had systematically targeted young girls for sex.
PM apologises for MI5's role in murder of Ulster lawyer but wife slams report into police collusion in his murder 38-year-old was shot dead in front of his wife and children at home in 1989Report by Sir Desmond de Silva QC published today reveals the killing might not have happened without the involvement of security agenciesWidow Geraldine has repeatedly called for a full public inquiryDavid Cameron admitted there was collusion between police and loyalists responsible for the killing but only ordered a review of the case | UPDATED: 10:57 GMT, 13 December 2012 The report into the murder of Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane was publsihed today. The 38-year-old was shot at his north Belfast home by loyalist paramilitaries the Ulster Defence Association in 1989 David Cameron said the Government was ‘deeply sorry’ yesterday after a report into the murder of solicitor Pat Finucane found the security services colluded with the loyalist terrorists who killed him. A review of the case by Sir Desmond de Silva, QC, found the father-of-three would probably not have been executed by the Ulster Defence Association without the encouragement of British agents.
PM apologises for MI5's role in murder of Ulster lawyer but wife slams report into police collusion in his murder 38-year-old was shot dead in front of his wife and children at home in 1989Report by Sir Desmond de Silva QC published today reveals the killing might not have happened without the involvement of security agenciesWidow Geraldine has repeatedly called for a full public inquiryDavid Cameron admitted there was collusion between police and loyalists responsible for the killing but only ordered a review of the case | UPDATED: 01:10 GMT, 13 December 2012 The report into the murder of Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane was publsihed today.