Young adults 'living with parents'

Thurrock Gazette: Some 1.97 million people aged between 20 and 34 are still living with their parents, Shelter said

12:21am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Nearly two million working young adults aged between 20 and 34 years old in England are still living with their parents according to Shelter, which is urging stronger action to help the "clipped wing generation" fly the nest.

Ali allowed to wear Gaza wristbands

Thurrock Gazette: England's Moeen Ali is being investigated for wearing wristbands during a Test match

8:44pm Monday 28th July 2014

England cricketer Moeen Ali can continue wearing wristbands declaring his support for the population of Gaza during the remainder of the third Investec Test against India, the ECB said.

MP Ruffley to stand down in 2015

Thurrock Gazette: Tory MP David Ruffley is to stand down at the next general election

7:50pm Monday 28th July 2014

A Tory MP who apologised after receiving a police caution for domestic assault involving his former partner will stand down at the 2015 general election.

Zayn suffers Palestine tweet abuse

Thurrock Gazette: Zayn Malik posted a tweet about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

6:01pm Monday 28th July 2014

One Direction singer Zayn Malik has received a backlash of abusive messages after he posted a Twitter message in support of Palestine.

Cancer cash fraud woman faces jail

Thurrock Gazette: Stacey Tipler diverted funds meant for the Royal Marsden Hospital in London

2:56pm Monday 28th July 2014

An NHS worker is facing jail over a fraud that saw hundreds of thousands of pounds meant for vital cancer drugs fleeced from a world renowned hospital and used on shopping sprees and mortgage payments.

Silver service from sprinter Gemili

Thurrock Gazette: Prince Harry met players from the Australian hockey team at Glasgow 2014 and he had a queue of other squads lining up for a picture with him

4:03am Monday 28th July 2014

Team England is celebrating after Adam Gemili took silver in the men's 100 metre Commonwealth Games final.

Rain set to delay floods clean-up

Thurrock Gazette: A commuter walks through a flooded Worthing train station underpass after storms hit the area (@travelsportcopy/PA)

10:36am Monday 28th July 2014

More heavy bursts of rain are expected overnight in the south-east, delaying a clean-up operation following a day of flash floods.

Lloyds fined £218m over Libor

Thurrock Gazette: Lloyds Banking Group said the manipulation took place between May 2006 and 2009

2:16pm Monday 28th July 2014

State-backed Lloyds Banking Group was today fined £218 million after it admitted "shocking" rate rigging practices, including ripping off the Bank of England over its financial life support scheme.

UK troops in Nato show of strength

Thurrock Gazette: Defence Secretary Michael Fallon (left) and Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond pose for the media in Warsaw, Poland (AP)

3:47pm Monday 28th July 2014

More than 1,300 British troops are to take part in a major Nato exercise in Eastern Europe in a further show of strength by the Western alliance in the face of Russia's continuing "destabilisation" of Ukraine.

BBC 'failed' over Clarkson remark

Thurrock Gazette: A watchdog has criticised the BBC over a remark made by Jeremy Clarkson on Top Gear

11:00am Monday 28th July 2014

The BBC's Top Gear has been ruled to have breached Ofcom's broadcasting rules over a "racial" term used by Jeremy Clarkson.






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