By Nick Moore

Wednesday 18 April 2018

Wednesday 18 April 2018

Thursday could see temperatures in London hit 26C

UK 10C hotter than average – and tomorrow to be even warmer...

UK 10C hotter than average – and tomorrow to be even warmer...

Wednesday could see the hottest day of the year so far - as temperatures may reach as high as 25C (77F) in the South East

A strong pound will help those taking holidays outside of the Eurozone this summer

Holidaymakers heading abroad will 'see cash go further this year'

Holidaymakers heading abroad will 'see cash go further this year'

Holidaymakers heading overseas could benefit from a cash bonus due to the strengthening of sterling

Ahmed Alsyed, 20, of west London, was sentenced to four-and-a-half years' imprisonment after pleading guilty to the charges

20 year-old Londoner jailed on terror charges 'planned to join ISIS'

20 year-old Londoner jailed on terror charges 'planned to join ISIS'

Ahmed Alsyed, 20, of west London, was sentenced to four-and-a-half years' imprisonment

John Mann MP says Ken Livingstone should be expelled from Labour

Labour MP: Jeremy Corbyn should kick Ken Livingstone and antisemites out of party

Labour MP: Jeremy Corbyn should kick Ken Livingstone out of party

Labour MP John Mann MP has told Julia Hartley-Brewer that Jeremy Corbyn should kick Ken Livingstone out of Labour,. and that Jewish people would feel safer as a consequence

Muhammad Gamoota claimed to live in the tower in an attempt to get money from a victims' fund

Business student in court accused of bogus Grenfell Tower Victim Fund claim

Business student in court accused of bogus Grenfell Tower Victim Fund claim

Muhammad Gamoota, 31, said he lived on the 24th floor of the tower with his father to get his hands on money from a victims' fund

Chartered aeronautical engineer Guy Gratton says plane window decompression is rare but can be deadly

Death of passenger shows dangers of damaged plane windows

Death of passenger shows dangers of damaged plane windows

Chartered aeronautical engineer Guy Gratton said plane windows are thick and strong but "like anything else, they're capable of being broken"

Donald Tusk told MEPs that the UK had created the issue as a result of the Brexit vote and had a duty to find a solution

EU President: No Brexit deal without Irish border solution

EU President: No Brexit deal without Irish border solution

European Council president Donald Tusk told MEPs that the UK had created the issue as a result of the Brexit vote and had a duty to find a solution

Computer workers, human resources staff, accountants and teachers were among those most likely to work overtime (stock image)

Staff pressured to work overtime, study reveals

Staff pressured to work overtime, study reveals

Almost two out of five people stay late at work, with a culture of presenteeism being encouraged by bosses, a study shows

Good exam results are important – but not at the expense of mental health, warns Helen Lowe

Headmaster: Parents putting too much pressure on kids to perform

Headmaster: Parents putting too much pressure on kids to perform

Some parents are putting academic success above their child's health and happiness, Helen Lowe has warned

'It is embarrassing, it’s damaging to the British brand overseas,' says Robert Winder

Windrush: 'It makes us look like a bungling country who don't like foreigners'

Windrush: 'It makes us look like a bungling country who don't like foreigners'

'The idea that we’re talking about deporting people who came here as children 60 years ago is amazing,' says Robert Winder

De La Rue has said it will not contest the Government's controversial decision to choose a Franco-Dutch company

British company drops blue passport contract appeal

British company drops blue passport contract appeal

De La Rue, the current passport provider, said that it had "considered all the options", but would not challenge the move

A cross-party alliance of peers want Theresa May to soften her stance on the customs union

Brexit: House of Lords push to keep UK in customs union

Brexit: House of Lords push to keep UK in customs union

An alliance of Labour, Liberal Democrat and crossbench peers, along with Tory rebels, are eager to soften the Prime Minister's approach

During her reign, Queen Elizabeth has owned more than 30 corgis

Queen saddened by death of last corgi

Queen saddened by death of last corgi

The dog Willow, who was almost 15, was put to sleep at Windsor Castle on Sunday

Tuesday 17 April 2018

Tuesday 17 April 2018

Lloyds hopes to redeploy affected staff where possible, with compulsory redundancies a "last resort"

Lloyds axe 1,200 jobs and will shut 49 branches

Lloyds axe 1,200 jobs and will shut 49 branches

The banking giant said 1,230 jobs will be cut across its branch network and some central functions as part of the move

Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard claimed Chancellor Philip Hammond was "fattening up RBS to sell to his friends in the city"

Labour MP: Closing RBS branches is 'economic vandalism'

Labour MP: Closing RBS branches is 'economic vandalism'

Richard Leonard claimed Chancellor Philip Hammond was "fattening up the Royal Bank of Scotland to sell to his friends in the city"

A wannabe Islamist killer used a paintballing session to train for jihad (stock image)

Aspiring jihadis went paintballing in Woking

Aspiring jihadis went paintballing in Woking

A wannabe Islamist killer used a paintballing session to train for jihad as he plotted to join terror groups fighting in Syria

Sound experts at the Scottish stadium recorded an "incredible" 115 decibel peak during Celtic v Rangers

'Hampden roar' as loud as a real lion

'Hampden roar' as loud as a real lion

Sound experts said the noise generated by at the recent Old Firm match was the equivalent of a real wildcat

Theresa May wants to help a million girls living in developing Commonwealth nations go to school for longer

Government pledges £212m to help education of girls in Commonwealth

Government pledges £212m to help education of girls in Commonwealth

Theresa May wants to help a million girls living in developing Commonwealth nations go to school for longer

The highest concentration was found at Mr Skripal's home, with eight other areas potentially contaminated

Salisbury poison was delivered in 'liquid form'

Salisbury poison was delivered in 'liquid form'

Only a "very small amount" of the deadly Novichok substance was used against Mr Skripal, 66, and 33-year-old Yulia, it is understood

Jeremy Corbyn and Theresa May will again clash on the merits of taking military action in Syria

MPs to hold second emergency debate on Syria

MPs to hold second emergency debate on Syria

The Commons Speaker has granted Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn a debate with Theresa May on British military action this afternoon

A former Cambridge Analytica (CA) employee says misuse of data was rife during the campaign

Leave.EU 'misused data' in Brexit campaign

Leave.EU 'misused data' in Brexit campaign

The misuse of UK citizens' personal data was "rife" between Brexit campaign group Leave.EU and other businesses, according to a former Cambridge Analytica (CA) employee

Hamish De Bretton Gordon claims that those condemning the UK air strikes on Syria are ignoring those most in danger

Chemical weapons expert: 'I abhor war, but sometimes you have to fight'

Chemical weapons expert: 'I abhor war, but sometimes you have to fight'

Hamish De Bretton Gordon says those condemning the strikes in Syria need to see the 'streets of Douma'

The move came amid anger that people who've lived in Britain since they were schoolchildren were now being denied access to healthcare and threatened with deportation

May to meet Caribbean leaders after 'appalling' treatment of Windrush generation

May to meet Caribbean leaders after 'appalling' treatment of Windrush generation

'some of the ways they have been treated has been wrong, and I am sorry,' said Mrs May

Employment is now at the highest level since records began in 1971

Employment hits record high as earnings edge above inflation

Employment hits record high as earnings edge above inflation

Employment increased by 55,000 in the quarter to February to 32.2 million, the highest figure since records began in 1971

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