By James Hingle

Friday 25 May 2018

Friday 25 May 2018

15 hurt after explosion hits Canadian restaurant

15 hurt after explosion hits Canadian restaurant

The blast in the suburb of Mississauga was caused by an "improvised explosive device" (IED), police said.

'Kim Jong-un stands to gain by being an international statesman', says expert

'Kim Jong-un stands to gain by being an international statesman', says expert

North Korea are still willing to meet with the United States after President Trump cancelled his planned summit with Kim Jong-un

'Flouting GDPR laws could floor businesses', says Quartz Europe Editor

'Flouting GDPR laws could floor businesses', says Quartz Europe Editor

The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) give people in the EU new powers to access and control their personal data.

Homebase sold to Hilco for 'a nominal sum'

Homebase sold to Hilco for 'a nominal sum'

Australian owner Wesfarmers have sold the DIY retailers to the retail restructuring firm Hilco.

Harvey Weinstein expected to 'surrender to authorities'

Harvey Weinstein expected to 'surrender to authorities'

According to the New York Times, investigators in Manhattan are preparing to arrested the disgraced movie mogul.

Polls open for Irish abortion referendum

Polls open for Irish abortion referendum

Voting is under way in Ireland as citizens decide whether to liberalise one of Europe's strictest abortion regimes.

Thursday 24 May 2018

Thursday 24 May 2018

Russian hoaxers targeted Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson

Russian hoaxers targeted Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson

Russian pranksters pretended to be the Armenian prime minister in a call to Mr Johnson.

Donald Trump cancels North Korean summit

Donald Trump cancels North Korean summit

In a statement released by the White House the President felt it was "inappropriate, at this time, to have this long-planned meeting".

'Why one woman is flying home to vote in Ireland's abortion referendum

Why one woman is flying home to vote in Ireland's abortion referendum

Why one woman is flying home to vote in Ireland's abortion referendum

33-year-old Dara Howley, who lives in North London, will be flying back to Ireland to vote in her country's historic referendum.

Oxford: 'Black students apply for subjects with lower acceptance rates,' says Toby Young

Oxford: 'Black students apply for subjects with lower acceptance rates,' says Toby Young

Oxford: 'Black students apply for subjects with lower acceptance rates'

The latest annual admissions statistics report by the university showed just 11% of UK undergraduates came from disadvantaged areas.

MH17 downed by Russian missile, say investigators

MH17 downed by Russian missile, say investigators

All 298 passengers and crew were killed in the incident four years ago.

Wednesday 23 May 2018

Wednesday 23 May 2018

Topshop sales down by 6%

Topshop sales down by 6%

The fashion retailer swung to a loss last year as the chain struggled in a tough environment for high street firms.

Home Secretary Sajid Javid backs boost in stop and search

Home Secretary Sajid Javid backs boost in stop and search

Sajid Javid also vowed to prioritise police spending as he offered an olive branch to rank-and-file officers following years of sniping over budget cuts and staffing reductions.

Acid attacker Berlinah Wallace jailed for at least 12 years

Acid attacker Berlinah Wallace jailed for at least 12 years

Wallace was convicted of throwing acid over ex-partner but was found not guilty of murder following his death through euthanasia.

UK inflation falls despite sugar tax and higher pump prices

UK inflation falls despite sugar tax and higher pump prices

Inflation fell to its lowest level for more than a year in April to 2.4%.

Scientists to use DNA to test for Loch Ness Monster

Scientists to use DNA to test for Loch Ness Monster

Genetic code will be extracted from the lake's water to determine the types of creatures that make the lake their home.

Prize-winning novelist Philip Roth dies aged 85

Prize-winning novelist Philip Roth dies aged 85

The American author won the Pulitzer Prize for his novel American Pastoral.

Historic North Korean summit could be delayed, Trump says

Historic North Korean summit could be delayed, Trump says

Mr Trump raised the possibility that the meeting could be pushed back during a White House meeting with South Korea President Moon Jae-in.

Alleged IS supporter to go on trial over Prince George post

Alleged IS supporter to go on trial over Prince George post

Husnain Rashid is accused of encouraging terrorism after detailing the address of Prince George's school.

M&S profits plunge as transformation costs hit

M&S profits plunge as transformation costs hit

The retailer reported a 62.1% fall in pre-tax profit to £66.8 million in the year to March 31.

Mark Zuckerberg admits Facebook needs to do more to tackle inappropriate content

Mark Zuckerberg admits Facebook needs to do more to tackle inappropriate content

The Facebook chief is in Brussels being questioned by MEPs.

Tuesday 22 May 2018

Tuesday 22 May 2018

The 22 victims of the Manchester Arena attack remembered in minute's silence

The 22 victims of the Manchester Arena attack remembered in minute's silence

A remembrance service at Manchester Cathedral was held in honour of the victims of the attack.

Government to curb use of wood burners in air pollution battle

Government to curb use of wood burners in air pollution battle

New legislation will be implemented as part of efforts to cut harmful dirty air.

UK government boosted as borrowing revised downwards

UK government boosted as borrowing revised downwards

Philip Hammond has been boosted as the UK deficit falls by more than expected in April.

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