2007 May news archive


31 May

SMEs should 'switch insurers'

SMEs should 'switch insurers'

31 May

Consumer must 'manage' debt

Consumer must 'manage' debt

31 May

Government raises billions through BE sale

Government raises billions through BE sale

30 May

Scottish & Southern Energy announces profit rise

Scottish & Southern Energy announces profit rise

30 May

Youth put off by high bike insurance

Youth put off by high bike insurance

30 May

Travel insurance with illness 'possible'

Travel insurance with illness 'possible'

29 May

Minimum amount warning issued by CCCS

Minimum amount warning issued by CCCS

29 May

Self-employed lacking retirement funds

Self-employed lacking retirement funds

29 May

Government plans nuclear shares sale

Government plans nuclear shares sale

28 May

Warmer weather to increase subsidence claims?

Warmer weather to increase subsidence claims?

28 May

Housebuyers to avoid 'mortgaging to the max'

Housebuyers to avoid 'mortgaging to the max'

28 May

Interest rates calm mortgage borrowing

Interest rates calm mortgage borrowing

24 May

Nigerian gunmen capture oil workers

Nigerian gunmen capture oil workers

24 May

'Consumer interests' at heart of pensions scheme

'Consumer interests' at heart of pensions scheme

24 May

Roof conversions go through the roof

Roof conversions go through the roof

23 May

Bank of mum and dad for FTBs

Bank of mum and dad for FTBs

23 May

'Gizmo gestures not enough'

'Gizmo gestures not enough'

23 May

Credit card annual fees

Credit card annual fees

22 May

Efficiency cited as goal for long term

Efficiency cited as goal for long term

22 May

Delay for Hips

Delay for Hips

22 May

Holiday makers to miss out on cheap phone calls

Holiday makers to miss out on cheap phone calls

21 May

Winter gas bills on old estimates

Winter gas bills on old estimates

21 May

Remortgaging options released

Remortgaging options released

21 May

Homeserve makes D&G approach

Homeserve makes D&G approach

21 May

Household finances restrict lending

Household finances restrict lending

21 May

Lending still high, says CML

Lending still high, says CML

21 May

British Energy approval to start two more reactors

British Energy approval to start two more reactors

17 May

Scottish & Southern enter water sector

Scottish & Southern enter water sector

17 May

Homeowners losing out through mortgage provider insurance

Homeowners losing out through mortgage provider insurance

17 May

Energy consolidation talk raises prices

Energy consolidation talk raises prices

16 May

Scottish Power to convert to clean coal

Scottish Power to convert to clean coal

16 May

Brits increasingly aware of protection

Brits increasingly aware of protection

16 May

BT 'to win broadband race'

BT 'to win broadband race'

15 May

Companies thwarted in wind energy bids

Companies thwarted in wind energy bids

15 May

Consumers 'not worried' by rate rises

Consumers 'not worried' by rate rises

15 May

Oil prices fall as protest ends

Oil prices fall as protest ends

14 May

Inflation rates down - but still affecting elderly

Inflation rates down - but still affecting elderly

14 May

Failure to switch 'keeps prices high'

Failure to switch 'keeps prices high'

14 May

Energy providers gap narrows

Energy providers gap narrows

13 May

Brits spend big sums on house moves

Brits spend big sums on house moves

13 May

British Gas gets new customers following cuts

British Gas gets new customers following cuts

13 May

Oil prices rise

Oil prices rise

10 May

Calls for mental health community care

Calls for mental health community care

10 May

Insurers pledge to tackle fraud in their industry

Insurers pledge to tackle fraud in their industry

10 May

Watchdog pushed for low-cost 'social tariffs'

Watchdog pushed for low-cost 'social tariffs'

10 May

Pocket money 'going on booze'

Pocket money 'going on booze'

10 May

UK economy 'accelerates'

UK economy 'accelerates'

10 May

Daily aspirin 'targets bowel cancer'

Daily aspirin 'targets bowel cancer'

10 May

Brown begins leadership campaign

Brown begins leadership campaign

10 May

People in the UK 'proud to hunt for financial bargains'

People in the UK 'proud to hunt for financial bargains'

09 May

Britain 'contributing more to EU emissions'

Britain 'contributing more to EU emissions'

09 May

World Bank delays Wolfowitz decision

World Bank delays Wolfowitz decision

09 May

No arrests in Madeleine search

No arrests in Madeleine search

09 May

Pair jailed for leaking Oval Office memo

Pair jailed for leaking Oval Office memo

09 May

Blair: I did what I thought was right

Blair: I did what I thought was right

09 May

Winehouse up for three Mojos

Winehouse up for three Mojos

09 May

Prescott confirms departure

Prescott confirms departure

09 May

Mixed-sex wards 'still in place'

Mixed-sex wards 'still in place'

09 May

Man charged over Newquay murder

Man charged over Newquay murder

09 May

IPCC to investigate shooting

IPCC to investigate shooting

09 May

Hunt on for missing murderer

Hunt on for missing murderer

09 May

Bank rates hit 5.5 per cent

Bank rates hit 5.5 per cent

09 May

Water regulator urged to crack down on serial offenders

Water regulator urged to crack down on serial offenders

09 May

House price growth slows

House price growth slows

09 May

Lord Browne exits Goldman Sachs

Lord Browne exits Goldman Sachs

09 May

Reaction to prime minister's departure floods in

Reaction to prime minister's departure floods in

09 May

UK has 'worst access to cancer drugs'

UK has 'worst access to cancer drugs'

09 May

ID card costs up £400 million

ID card costs up £400 million

09 May

US sergeant 'shot five Iraqi prisoners at Haditha'

US sergeant 'shot five Iraqi prisoners at Haditha'

09 May

Ad complaints hit "record number"

Ad complaints hit "record number"

08 May

Victory for pounds and ounces campaigners

Victory for pounds and ounces campaigners

08 May

Queen ribs Bush after slip-up

Queen ribs Bush after slip-up

08 May

Four further July 7th arrests

Four further July 7th arrests

08 May

Tax credits under fire

Tax credits under fire

08 May

Stroke care 'failing'

Stroke care 'failing'

08 May

High street slows down

High street slows down

08 May

Report reveals 'overcrowded community sentences'

Report reveals 'overcrowded community sentences'

08 May

Clinton announces new Aids drugs deal

Clinton announces new Aids drugs deal

08 May

Cameron: Blair leading living dead government

Cameron: Blair leading living dead government

08 May

BBC examines Johnston tape

BBC examines Johnston tape

08 May

US air strike 'kills Afghan civilians'

US air strike 'kills Afghan civilians'

08 May

Pope arrives in Sao Paulo

Pope arrives in Sao Paulo

08 May

Groom remembers M25 crash pals

Groom remembers M25 crash pals

08 May

Ministry of Justice launched

Ministry of Justice launched

08 May

Cheney in Iraq as violence continues

Cheney in Iraq as violence continues

08 May

Irish teenager wins abortion right

Irish teenager wins abortion right

07 May

CCTV images released in Japan bathtub murder

CCTV images released in Japan bathtub murder

07 May

Six arrested over US army base plot

Six arrested over US army base plot

07 May

George Michael pleads guilty to driving charge

George Michael pleads guilty to driving charge

07 May

Two jailed over pub shooting

Two jailed over pub shooting

07 May

Blair 'rejects softer line on crime'

Blair 'rejects softer line on crime'

07 May

Rate hikes eating into first-time buyers' incomes

Rate hikes eating into first-time buyers' incomes

07 May

Maradona vows to fight demons

Maradona vows to fight demons

07 May

MoD announces service personnel life insurance

MoD announces service personnel life insurance

07 May

Contactless credit cards in four months

Contactless credit cards in four months

07 May

King Herod's tomb uncovered

King Herod's tomb uncovered

07 May

Turner prize nominees announced

Turner prize nominees announced

07 May

Unarmed police involved in firearms incident

Unarmed police involved in firearms incident

07 May

Hospital food 'transformed'

Hospital food 'transformed'

07 May

Devolution restored to Northern Ireland

Devolution restored to Northern Ireland

07 May

TV 'encourages learning difficulties'

TV 'encourages learning difficulties'

07 May

M25 crash investigation to take several days

M25 crash investigation to take several days

07 May

Queen praises US-UK relationship

Queen praises US-UK relationship

07 May

Wolfowitz aide resigns as pressure builds on World Bank

Wolfowitz aide resigns as pressure builds on World Bank

07 May

Parents warned over food additives

Parents warned over food additives

06 May

China 'facing baby boom'

China 'facing baby boom'

06 May

Queen to attend White House dinner

Queen to attend White House dinner

06 May

Triumphant Sarkozy plans reforms

Triumphant Sarkozy plans reforms

06 May

Murder charge after Hull student death

Murder charge after Hull student death

06 May

Ukraine gas pipeline hit by explosion

Ukraine gas pipeline hit by explosion

06 May

Doherty bailed after latest drugs arrest

Doherty bailed after latest drugs arrest

06 May

Woman detained over child deaths

Woman detained over child deaths

06 May

Double suicide bomb attacks hit Ramadi

Double suicide bomb attacks hit Ramadi

06 May

Family at bedside for death of wounded soldier

Family at bedside for death of wounded soldier

06 May

Stag weekenders among M25 crash victims

Stag weekenders among M25 crash victims

06 May

Spiders set up home in boy's ear

Spiders set up home in boy's ear

06 May

Shot police officer 'a hero'

Shot police officer 'a hero'

06 May

Headteacher union chief laments "decks of clutter"

Headteacher union chief laments "decks of clutter"

06 May

Little hope for Cameroon survivors

Little hope for Cameroon survivors

05 May

Fresh deaths in Afghanistan fighting

Fresh deaths in Afghanistan fighting

05 May

Falconer 'to back Muslim dress ban'

Falconer 'to back Muslim dress ban'

05 May

No quorum, no president for Turkey

No quorum, no president for Turkey

05 May

Search resumes after Cameroon plane crash

Search resumes after Cameroon plane crash

05 May

Bush approves aid for tornado victims

Bush approves aid for tornado victims

05 May

Police officer shot dead

Police officer shot dead

05 May

Reid to quit cabinet

Reid to quit cabinet

05 May

United end Blues' Premiership reign

United end Blues' Premiership reign

05 May

Meacher will fight Brown

Meacher will fight Brown

05 May

New appeal from Madeleine parents

New appeal from Madeleine parents

05 May

Ousted Pakistan judge attacks dictatorships

Ousted Pakistan judge attacks dictatorships

05 May

Hunt for mobile after student death

Hunt for mobile after student death

05 May

Wounded UK soldier dies in hospital

Wounded UK soldier dies in hospital

05 May

Baghdad lull ends with bomb

Baghdad lull ends with bomb

04 May

Paris Hilton given jail sentence

Paris Hilton given jail sentence

04 May

Tape of 'dead' al-Qaida leader online

Tape of 'dead' al-Qaida leader online

04 May

Army kills ten Tamil Tigers in sea raid

Army kills ten Tamil Tigers in sea raid

04 May

Barton facing police probe

Barton facing police probe

04 May

Labour reflects on poll mauling

Labour reflects on poll mauling

04 May

Two children's bodies found in London

Two children's bodies found in London

04 May

Many US troops 'support use of torture'

Many US troops 'support use of torture'

04 May

SNP begins search for coalition partners

SNP begins search for coalition partners

04 May

British oil worker taken from Nigerian rig

British oil worker taken from Nigerian rig

04 May

Clarke 'will not challenge Brown leadership campaign'

Clarke 'will not challenge Brown leadership campaign'

04 May

Premier League takes action against YouTube

Premier League takes action against YouTube

03 May

10-year-old dies after pond fall

10-year-old dies after pond fall

03 May

Climate change deal agreed at UN talks

Climate change deal agreed at UN talks

03 May

Teen given life for father murder

Teen given life for father murder

03 May

Reuters shares soar on bid talk

Reuters shares soar on bid talk

03 May

Teachers 'guilty by accusation' says NAHT

Teachers 'guilty by accusation' says NAHT

03 May

Over-the-counter drug use questioned

Over-the-counter drug use questioned

03 May

Campbell: I won't resign

Campbell: I won't resign

03 May

British soldier killed in Afghanistan named

British soldier killed in Afghanistan named

03 May

Arrests after large cannabis factory uncovered

Arrests after large cannabis factory uncovered

03 May

Four BP bosses blamed for blast

Four BP bosses blamed for blast

03 May

Leeds enter administration

Leeds enter administration

03 May

Israelis united in opposition to Olmert

Israelis united in opposition to Olmert

03 May

EMI confirms takeover talks

EMI confirms takeover talks

03 May

Record number of insolvencies

Record number of insolvencies

03 May

Debt culture 'forcing mothers into work'

Debt culture 'forcing mothers into work'

03 May

Welsh election serves up mixed bag for Labour

Welsh election serves up mixed bag for Labour

03 May

Exciting progress in treating Alzheimer's disease

Exciting progress in treating Alzheimer's disease

03 May

Church handyman guilty of Angelika murder

Church handyman guilty of Angelika murder

03 May

Electoral Commission review into Scottish election

Electoral Commission review into Scottish election

03 May

Pioneering astronaut dies

Pioneering astronaut dies

03 May

Watchdog attacks airlines over website pricing

Watchdog attacks airlines over website pricing

02 May

Reid unrelenting on Libyan terror suspect release

Reid unrelenting on Libyan terror suspect release

02 May

Alcohol 'shrinks brain volume'

Alcohol 'shrinks brain volume'

02 May

Helicopter crash victims named

Helicopter crash victims named

02 May

Nine charged after animal extremism raids

Nine charged after animal extremism raids

02 May

GPs 'refusing' to authorise abortions

GPs 'refusing' to authorise abortions

02 May

Dutch court freezes Barclays' ABN buy

Dutch court freezes Barclays' ABN buy

02 May

Teen in court over girl shooting

Teen in court over girl shooting

02 May

'5% of postal votes discarded' in ballot problems

'5% of postal votes discarded' in ballot problems

02 May

Former army chief 'understands' Iraq insurgents

Former army chief 'understands' Iraq insurgents

02 May

Downing Street denies Blair MP resignation reports

Downing Street denies Blair MP resignation reports

02 May

Baby overdose mum jailed

Baby overdose mum jailed

02 May

BBC holds UN rally over missing journalist

BBC holds UN rally over missing journalist

02 May

Beckett ups Iraq aid

Beckett ups Iraq aid

02 May

French candidates approach campaign finish line

French candidates approach campaign finish line

02 May

Church hit by second child abuse conviction

Church hit by second child abuse conviction

02 May

Teen arrested after 16-year-old stabbed

Teen arrested after 16-year-old stabbed

02 May

Unexploded WW2 artillery shell found

Unexploded WW2 artillery shell found

02 May

Alan Ball laid to rest

Alan Ball laid to rest

02 May

Loyalist paramilitaries renounce violence

Loyalist paramilitaries renounce violence

02 May

Voters head to the polls

Voters head to the polls

02 May

Met chief wants child protection for gang-risk kids

Met chief wants child protection for gang-risk kids

02 May

Manchester shooting victim's family remember "princess"

Manchester shooting victim's family remember "princess"

01 May

Call for bank holiday voting

Call for bank holiday voting

01 May

Bryson: British countryside is in crisis

Bryson: British countryside is in crisis

01 May

Care home evacuated after fire

Care home evacuated after fire

01 May

Maggots 'fight MRSA'

Maggots 'fight MRSA'

01 May

TV phone quizzes to face tougher rules

TV phone quizzes to face tougher rules

01 May

Turkish PM requests general election

Turkish PM requests general election

01 May

Home-selling costs fall

Home-selling costs fall

01 May

Graffiti warning after artist breaks back

Graffiti warning after artist breaks back

01 May

Law lords rule in favour of OK!

Law lords rule in favour of OK!

01 May

Blair dismisses 7/7 inquiry

Blair dismisses 7/7 inquiry

01 May

BP's Browne faces perjury speculation

BP's Browne faces perjury speculation

01 May

Two Lib Dems 'arrested' over electoral fraud

Two Lib Dems 'arrested' over electoral fraud

01 May

Four bodies found after helicopter crash

Four bodies found after helicopter crash

01 May

Arrest warrants issued for Darfur war crimes suspects

Arrest warrants issued for Darfur war crimes suspects

01 May

Man shoots himself in Sussex

Man shoots himself in Sussex

01 May

Spector trial delayed

Spector trial delayed

01 May

Pregnancy migraines linked to stroke

Pregnancy migraines linked to stroke

01 May

Olmert under pressure

Olmert under pressure

01 May

Deaths from heart attacks 'halved'

Deaths from heart attacks 'halved'

01 May

12-year-old arrested after school assault

12-year-old arrested after school assault

01 May

Labour closes in on SNP in polls

Labour closes in on SNP in polls

01 May

Army names dead cyclist

Army names dead cyclist

01 May

Bush vetoes Iraq withdrawal bill

Bush vetoes Iraq withdrawal bill