Boiler cover plans: are they worth buying?

As winter beckons, you may be tempted to take out a policy. We evaluate the options Millions of homes across the UK will soon be firing up their central heating for the first time in months – and some will find that their boiler decides not to work. Sh…

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We can revive Britain’s high streets. But developers stand in the way | Tony Naylor

Across the country, imaginative projects are increasing footfall. Yet without radical intervention, they can only do so muchAnyone who has walked down a British high street recently will not be surprised by the latest news on their dire state. A report…

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Heather Mills launches UK ‘vegan northern powerhouse’

‘Plant-based Valley’ could help lead consumers’ transition from ‘cattle culture diet’Climate activists have welcomed the launch in the Northumberland countryside of a “vegan Silicon Valley”, which is aimed at helping to fight climate change.The 55-acre…

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Retailers call for action as high street store closures soar

Government urged to step in over crisis that has cost tens of thousands of jobsRetailers and unions are calling for urgent government action to help struggling high streets as new data shows the number of shops, pubs and restaurants lying empty is risi…

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