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Ministers hold urgent talks on driver shortage as Shell experiences 'increased demand' at petrol stations
Ministers are meeting for urgent talks on how to address the current shortage of lorry drivers, after the transport secretary told Sky News motorists should "carry on as normal" when it comes to buying petrol after some companies and operators reported fuel supply issues.
'Human logjam': Massive queues as e-gates go down at UK airports and people stuck on planes
A "human logjam" has formed at Heathrow as crowds of people struggle to get through customs after e-gates failed, with some being left stuck on their planes due to the numbers of people inside.
Oliver Stephens murder: Two teens sentenced for luring autistic boy to park and murdering him
Two 14-year-old boys have been sentenced to 13 years and 12 years respectively in a young offenders institution for murdering an autistic boy.
La Palma volcano: Three more towns evacuated and firefighters forced to retreat amid intensifying volcanic explosions
Three more towns have been evacuated and firefighters have been forced to retreat amid intensifying volcanic explosions on the island of the Palma in the Canaries.
COVID-19: UK reports 35,623 new coronavirus cases and another 180 deaths
Another 35,623 COVID-19 cases and 180 virus-related deaths have been reported in the UK, with 7,124 people currently in hospital with the disease, according to the latest figures.
Britain has 10 days to save Christmas, warns retail industry amid lorry driver crisis
Significant disruption in the run-up to Christmas is inevitable unless more delivery drivers are found in the next 10 days, the retail industry has warned.
Cheryl withdraws from Birmingham Pride after death of Sarah Harding
Cheryl has pulled out of performing at Birmingham Pride due to her grief following the death of Girls Aloud bandmate Sarah Harding.
Emma Raducanu: Tennis star takes on Duchess of Cambridge at homecoming event
US Open champion Emma Raducanu has enjoyed a somewhat less pressured game of tennis as she faced the Duchess of Cambridge in a homecoming celebration at the National Tennis Centre in southwest London.
Mozambique: Rwandan troops have swift impact on the ground as they help fight Islamist insurgents
In northern Mozambique, the country's weary-looking soldiers can be seen on the roadside, walking about with ancient-looking AK-47 rifles slung on their shoulders.
Boris Johnson begins 'the Game of Thrones' of picking Britain's new military chief - here's who's in the running
Boris Johnson has started interviewing candidates to become his new military chief, with an announcement expected early next month, Sky News understands.