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Tesco to freeze online transactions after hacking

Tesco Bank will freeze customers' online transactions after falling victim to a hacking attack, its chief executive has said.

Benny Higgins said the bank would halt online transactions for current account customers on Monday, in an emergency security measure.

Some current accounts were subjected to "online criminal activity" over the weekend, with "some cases" resulting in money being withdrawn fraudulently, he said.

Kevin Smith from Blackpool had more than £500 taken out of his account:

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Labour to pledge £30bn investment in the North West

The shadow chancellor will speak at the party's North West regional conference in Blackpool on Saturday. Credit: Danny Lawson/PA Wire/PA Images

Labour's Shadow Chancellor, John McDonnell MP, will today pledge that the party could invest up to £30 billion in the North West when he addresses Labour's North West Regional Conference in Blackpool.

The package forms part of Labour's proposals for a £500 billion investment, and a lending boost for the whole country, bringing jobs and growth to every region and backed up with a new National Investment Bank and network of regional banks, including a 'Bank of the North'.

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