‘Fake news deployed to dupe unsuspecting residents over parking laws’

Scammers pumping out “fake news” are hampering council services, town hall chiefs warn today. “Agents” claiming to be local authority officials have erected false parking signs to trick drivers into obeying non-existent laws and sent dodgy emails trying to con residents out of money, they warn. Councils use their websites,

Change the Law for Life: Mirror Politics morning briefing

If there was an easy, simple and free way you could help save hundreds of lives every year, you'd take it, right? Well that's the decision facing MPs today as the Mirror-backed organ donation opt-out Bill returns to Parliament . It's rare that something of such obvious common

Plastic straws could be banned in Britain after Brexit

Plastic straws could be banned in Britain after Brexit, Michael Gove said last night. Asked if he would back a ban on the estimated 8.5billion single-use straws thrown away each year, the Environment Secretary said: “Watch this space." He told the Daily Telegraph: “If it is bad, then