Clarke warns PM over EU 'bigotry'

Penarth Times: Ken Clarke has accused 'noisy right-wing' Conservatives of trying to drive the Prime Minister into a position that would make it impossible for Britain to remain in the EU

8:03am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Veteran pro-Europe Tory Ken Clarke has issued a warning to David Cameron not to pander to "ignorance and bigotry" in an attempt to counter the electoral threat of Ukip.

Travis suspended sentence backed

Penarth Times: Dave Lee Travis's sentence was not unduly lenient, according to the Attorney General

9:58am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Disgraced DJ Dave Lee Travis's three-month suspended sentence for indecent assault was "neither wrong in principle nor unduly lenient", the Attorney General has found.

Mixed reaction to cash-for-sex ban

Penarth Times: The Human Trafficking and Exploitation Bill was tabled before the Assembly by Democratic Unionist peer Lord Morrow

10:58am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A landmark ban on paying for sex in Northern Ireland has been hailed by Christian groups but denounced by prostitutes' representatives.

Record number of exams re-graded

Penarth Times: Schools have expressed increasing concern about exam grades not reflecting students' abilities

10:58am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Record numbers of A-level and GCSE grades were changed this year, amid growing concerns among schools about marking.

Blow to Osborne as deficit grows

Penarth Times: The widening deficit will make it harder for Chancellor George Osborne to offer pre-election giveaways, according to economists

10:58am Tuesday 21st October 2014

George Osborne suffered a fresh blow today as the six-year squeeze on earnings growth was blamed for the latest official figures showing a widening hole in the public finances.

Review over IRA sex abuse claims

Penarth Times: Mairia Cahill says she was interrogated by the IRA after she claimed she was abused by a member of the terror group

10:58am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Three criminal cases linked to the alleged rape of a Belfast woman who insists the republican movement covered up her claims are to be independently reviewed, the Public Prosecution Service has announced.

Rise in Eurostar passenger numbers

Penarth Times: The number of passengers using Eurostar services through the Channel Tunnel has risen

8:03am Tuesday 21st October 2014

The number of passengers taking Eurostar services through the Channel Tunnel increased this summer.

Delivery woes for online shoppers

Penarth Times: Online shoppers have experienced delivery problems

7:37am Tuesday 21st October 2014

One in four online shoppers has experienced a problem with a delivery in the last year, new research reveals.

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