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Women protest at 'unfair' raising of retirement age

Thousands gather in London

Women from local branches of a pension campaign group have been protesting in London today.

Women Against State Pension Inequality, or WASPI, are campaigning against the Government's raising of their retirement age. Women who were expecting to retire at 60 have now been told they will have to wait until they are 66.

Women 'robbed' of pensions

But these campaigners from Yorkshire say they haven't had time to prepare themselves financially.

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Explosive Emmerdale episode set to go with a bang

The cast of Emmerdale - fresh from winning Best British Soap a few weeks ago - will this evening be showing their fans what they do best.

In the past the soap has brought us plane and helicopter crashes and its latest stunt certainly goes with a bang. If you don't want to spoil this evenings 'explosive' viewing .... then move on. Otherwise, see how Victoria Whittam went on when she was invited behind the scenes for a preview.

Hull nightclub arsonist jailed for six years

Scott Jackson Credit: Humberside Police

A man who set fire to a nightctlub in Hull while hundreds of people were inside has been jailed.

Scott Jackson started a blaze in the cleaners' store at the Valbon nightclub in February, causing £20,000 of damage.

The 24-year-old, who was drunk at the time and said he did not know why he had done it, admitted arson and was jailed for six years.

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