Body parts found at recycling plant

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Police are investigating the apparent discovery of body parts at a recycling plant

12:51am Saturday 2nd August 2014

Suspected body parts of a man have been found at a recycling plant.

Bolt and Daley prepare for action

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Jamaica's Usain Bolt will be in action in the 4x100m relay

12:51am Saturday 2nd August 2014

Three athletes who have made as many headlines outside the Glasgow 2014 stadiums as they have for their sporting prowess will compete for Commonwealth glory today.

Rolf Harris is spat at in prison

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Rolf Harris is seeking to appeal against his convictions for sex offences

12:51am Saturday 2nd August 2014

Disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris has been spat at in prison.

Weekend storms end summer heatwave

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Forecasters have warned of a weekend deluge

12:42am Saturday 2nd August 2014

Britain is poised for heavy weekend rain and thunderstorms as the barbecue summer comes to an abrupt halt.

Kitemark for simple finance product

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: A Barclays life insurance product has become the first financial product to be awarded a kitemark for "doing what it says on the tin"

12:42am Saturday 2nd August 2014

A life insurance product has become the first financial product to be awarded a kitemark for "doing what it says on the tin" as part of a new initiative to make it easier for consumers to shop around for deals with no unexpected catches.

Balls: 'Death tax' not on agenda

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Shadow chancellor Ed Balls says a rumoured 'death tax' is not on Labour's agenda

12:42am Saturday 2nd August 2014

Shadow chancellor Ed Balls has firmly denied Conservative claims that Labour is planning a "death tax" to pay for care of the elderly or a penny on national insurance for the NHS if it wins power.

Senior MP condemns taxi app company

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: The Uber mobile phone app for hailing cabs has come under fire

12:42am Saturday 2nd August 2014

A senior MP who has led the charge against tax avoidance by multinational companies has accused the firm behind a popular cab-hailing smartphone app of unfairly undercutting London taxi drivers by "opting out of the UK tax regime".

'Millions in parking fines owed'

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Drivers of foreign-registered vehicles "need to realise they are not above the law in this country", the LGA said

12:42am Saturday 2nd August 2014

Millions of pounds worth of unpaid parking fines have to be written off each year by councils unable to trace drivers of foreign vehicles, according to the Local Government Association (LGA).

Call over Nato-Russia relationship

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Prime Minister David Cameron says Nato must seek to address its relationship with Russia

12:15am Saturday 2nd August 2014

Nato must rethink its long-term relationship with Russia and take measures to ensure that its members can respond quickly to any threat from Moscow in the wake of its "illegal" actions in Ukraine, David Cameron has said.

Probe into UK arms sales to Israel

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: A Palestinian supporter of Hamas holds the Koran during a demonstration in the West Bank town of Tulkarem (AP)

12:42am Saturday 2nd August 2014

As the hunt continued for an Israeli officer captured in Gaza, questions were being asked about whether military equipment manufactured in the UK has been used in Israel's offensive on the Palestinian enclave.






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