Mini-budget latest LIVE: Kwasi Kwarteng set to announce tax cuts for millions

K wasi Kwarteng has unveiled a mini-budget that delivers billions of pound worth of tax cuts – including a surprise move to scrap the 45% top rate of income tax paid by the UK’s wealthiest. The Chancellor announced sweeping moves intended to rev up the economy in the eagerly-awaited “fiscal event” on Friday morning. The … Read more

Queen’s funeral latest: People told not to join capacity queue after mourners brave cold night

1663401325 Linda Partridge, 71, and Simon Hopkins, 59, traveled down from the West Midlands for the lying in state, despite warnings that the queue was closed, because they felt “they need to come down”. Ms Partridge, who had left home at 3am, told PA on Saturday morning: “Even though they said it was closed I … Read more