Scores trapped as torrential rain lashes UK

Author: By Matt Dickinson and Lucy Christie, Press Association Scotland has been worst hit by the downpours, with several severe flood warnings in for…

Miliband in key visit to Russia

Author: By Matt Dickinson, PA His two-day visit to Moscow – which will see him meet his Russian counterpart and a host of other officials &#8211…

Recruits vital to keep mail moving, say bosses

Author: By Matt Dickinson, Press Association Operations director Paul Tolhurst said the temporary workers – around twice the normal amount taken…

Banks urged to cut bureaucracy for bereaved

Author: By Matt Dickinson, Press Association Chairman of the Commons’ Treasury Select Committee, John McFall MP said relatives often faced &#822…

British soldier killed in Afghan bomb attack

Author: By Matt Dickinson, PA The serviceman, from the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, died after his vehicle came under attack yesterday i…

Call for degree-educated prison officers

Author: By Matt Dickinson, PA The Howard League for Penal Reform said the eight weeks of training for officers was not enough and their job should ins…

Clegg calls for armed forces pay increase

Author: By Matt Dickinson, PA Other privates and lance corporals should also get an average salary increase of at least £3,000, with an extra £1,000 f…

Jackson doctor ‘to face manslaughter charge’

Author: By Matt Dickinson, Press Association Dr Conrad Murray’s role in the superstar’s death is currently being probed over manslaughter …

Doctors suspended after exam results blunder

Author: By Matt Dickinson, Press Association The four started work at hospitals in south Wales two weeks ago after finishing their studies. But accord…

Wrong to free Lockerbie man says Clinton

Author: By Matt Dickinson, Press Association Mrs Clinton said it was “absolutely wrong” to release Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed Al Megrahi, addin…