Low-traffic neighbourhoods and fines also face clampdown under plans condemned by active travel groups Rishi Sunak has pledged to end “anti-car measures” as he set out a series of ideas to prioritise the needs of drivers at the likely expense of other road users such as bus passengers, cyclists and […]

News follows earlier arrest of boy, 16 A man in his 60s has been arrested by officers investigating the felling of the world-famous Sycamore Gap tree in Northumberland, police have said. The tree, next to Hadrian’s Wall, was cut down overnight between Wednesday and Thursday in what detectives have called […]

Schoolgirl and driver died after vehicle overturned on M53 A 15-year-old schoolgirl and a bus driver have died after a motorway crash in Cheshire that left several other children in hospital. On Friday night the girl was named as Jessica Baker by Merseyside police. Earlier they said 58 people were […]

Exclusive: Potential plan to restrict measures such as 20mph speed limits and levying fines from traffic cameras alarms travel groups Rishi Sunak is to prioritise the interests of millions of car owners with a series of measures that will provoke environmentalists and curb the power of local councils. In a […]

Faced with stagnant approval ratings, president ups ante in what may become a central theme of his re-election campaign Joe Biden dramatically raised the ante in the forthcoming US presidential election campaign on Thursday with a stark and impassioned warning that American democracy is imperiled by a vengeful Donald Trump, […]