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Take lottery logo off online instant-win games, MP urges
Chair of parliamentary group says such games are too much like gambling-industry products linked to problem betting

Jon Ungoed-Thomas

23, Jan, 2022 @9:45 AM

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Sue Gray: what is she investigating and what powers does her inquiry have?
The senior civil servant’s long-awaited report will influence Boris Johnson’s future and affect how No 10 is run

Jon Ungoed-Thomas

23, Jan, 2022 @7:00 AM

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‘Broken’ gun licensing scheme risks another Plymouth, warn campaigners
Pro- and anti-shooting groups warn Priti Patel over lack of resources for firearms control system

Jon Ungoed-Thomas

22, Jan, 2022 @5:00 PM

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Royal Mail hit by decade high of more than 1m complaints
The postal service saw an almost 50% increase in complaints last year compared with the previous 12 months

Jon Ungoed-Thomas

22, Jan, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Why am I getting Christmas cards in January? Royal Mail under fire for long delays
Post bosses told to sort it out after more than 120 UK districts suffer ‘significant disruption’ to deliveries

Jon Ungoed-Thomas

16, Jan, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Concerns grow that scale of ‘partygate’ is now too great for Sue Gray’s inquiry
As more and more lockdown gatherings are exposed, there are calls for the police to override the civil service investigation

Jon Ungoed-Thomas

16, Jan, 2022 @7:13 AM

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Calls to overhaul lottery after good causes get a smaller slice of pie
The rise of scratchcards has hit donations and added to concerns over problem gambling. Now MPs want a shake-up at operator Camelot

Jon Ungoed-Thomas

09, Jan, 2022 @7:15 AM

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How the Kazakh elite put its wealth into UK property
Despite an anti-corruption pledge by David Cameron five years ago, Britain is still a prime destination for kleptocrats’ illicit finance

Jon Ungoed-Thomas

08, Jan, 2022 @8:10 PM

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Fraudsters are using power-of-attorney rules to steal people’s homes
Lawyers warn that a fraudster could use falsified names and addresses to get legal document entitling them to take over the affairs of an another

Jon Ungoed-Thomas

26, Dec, 2021 @9:15 AM

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Covid survey participants receive £210m in high street vouchers
The UK’s Covid-19 Infection Survey, one of the largest in the world, offers £50 for enrolment and £25 for testing visits

Jon Ungoed-Thomas

26, Dec, 2021 @8:15 AM

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Implants ‘must carry stronger warnings about cancer risk’
Data reveals 88 women in the UK have been diagnosed with BIA-ALCL, a rare lymphoma linked to the procedure

Jon Ungoed-Thomas

25, Dec, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Game over: why Santa may struggle to bring you that PS5, Xbox or iPad
Global slowdown in production of popular tech leaves shoppers at the mercy of ‘scalpers’

Jon Ungoed-Thomas

19, Dec, 2021 @8:30 AM

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