Three arrests in fuel fraud raids

Three arrests in fuel fraud raids

Three men have been arrested and a suspected fuel laundering plant dismantled as part of an HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) investigation into a suspected multi-million pound fuel fraud. More than 50 HMRC officers, supported by North Wales Police and Police Service of...

Clothing wholesaler sentenced for VAT fraud

A Rochdale clothing wholesaler has been sentenced for forging documents to steal almost £120,000 in VAT repayments. Abdul Majeed, 42, former company secretary of Rochdale fashion firms Majtex Limited and Majtex International Limited, submitted false invoices to...
Global award for engineer with vegan vision

Global award for engineer with vegan vision

A talented PhD student from Northumbria University, Newcastle has won a major international award for his vision to create vegan-friendly buildings made of natural materials, such as mushrooms. Ehab Sayed, who is currently studying for a PhD in Architecture at...
Uncertain future for EU citizens in the UK post-Brexit

Uncertain future for EU citizens in the UK post-Brexit

More than 3.7m EU citizens living in the UK could find themselves in a state of “eternal limbo” following Brexit, according to the findings of a new report by a Northumbria University academic. Under current plans for so-called “settled status”, all EU citizens living...