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Saturday, September 22, 2018

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Hounslow Council's ruling Labour group pledges support for a second referendum

Hounslow Council's ruling Labour group pledges support for a second referendum

Hounslow Council's ruling Labour group pledges support for a second referendum

Hounslow Council will pass a motion set by the Chair of its ruling Labour group to formally support the People's Vote campaign for a second Brexit referendum

Grenfell fraudster who received over £80,000 worth of support pleads guilty

Grenfell fraudster who received over £80,000 worth of support pleads guilty

Grenfell fraudster who received over £80,000 worth of support pleads guilty

Abdelkarim Rekaya pretended to have been a victim of the Grenfell Tower fire

Friday, September 21, 2018

Friday, September 21, 2018

The UK has grown in strength as part of the EU, says People’s Vote campaigner

The UK has grown in strength as part of the EU, says People’s Vote campaigner

The UK has grown in strength as part of the EU, says People’s Vote campaigner

Femi Oluwole, the co-founder of Our Future, Our Choice has said that the UK has grown “in strength as a member of the EU”.

Nicola Sturgeon: Theresa May’s Chequers plan is a ‘dead duck’

Nicola Sturgeon: Theresa May’s Chequers plan is a ‘dead duck’

Nicola Sturgeon: Theresa May’s Chequers plan is a ‘dead duck’

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon described Theresa May's statement on Friday as "dreadful" as she branded the Chequers proposals a "dead duck".

Grenfell survivors could be at risk from asbestos poisoning, says coroner

Grenfell survivors could be at risk from asbestos poisoning, says coroner

Grenfell survivors could be at risk from asbestos poisoning, says coroner

The coroner leading the Grenfell Tower inquest has called on the NHS to set up a screening programme for those who were exposed to smoke and dust in the fire.

Kate Hoey MP: ‘Everyone in Labour would support having a General Election’

Kate Hoey MP: ‘Everyone in Labour would support having a General Election’

Kate Hoey MP: ‘Everyone in Labour would support having a General Election’

Kate Hoey has said that Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn are likely to want a General Election and “everyone in Labour would support” it.

Theresa May ‘is not going to be bullied’, says DUP Deputy leader

Theresa May ‘is not going to be bullied’, says DUP Deputy leader

Theresa May ‘is not going to be bullied’, says DUP Deputy leader

Prime Minister Theresa May’s stern statement to the European Union has been praised by DUP Deputy Leader Nigel Dodds.

B&M store given record £480,000 fine after selling knives to teenagers

B&M stores given record £480,000 fine after selling knives to teenagers

B&M stores given record £480,000 fine after selling knives to teenagers

Bargain store B&M has been ordered to pay a record £480,000 fine after selling knives to teenagers as young as 14.

60,000 bees stolen from farm in Scotland

60,000 bees stolen from farm in Scotland

60,000 bees stolen from farm in Scotland

Around 60,000 bees have been stolen from a farm in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

Theresa May: ‘I have always said that no deal is better than a bad deal’

Theresa May: ‘I have always said that no deal is better than a bad deal’

Theresa May: ‘I have always said that no deal is better than a bad deal’

Prime Minister Theresa May has said that “no deal is better than a bad deal” but that the “best outcome” was to leave with a deal.

Nigel Farage condoms

Nigel Farage condoms on sale at UKIP party conference

Nigel Farage condoms on sale at UKIP party conference

Nigel Farage-themed condoms are being sold at the UKIP conference complete with the slogan "For when you have a hard Brexit".

Kensington and Chelsea Council apologises for asking resident to remove green Grenfell hearts from her home

Kensington and Chelsea Council apologises for asking resident to remove green Grenfell hearts from her home

Kensington Council apologises for asking resident to remove Grenfell hearts

Kensington and Chelsea have apologised to Sue Duggins for asking her to remove her green Grenfell hearts from her wall, after classing them as graffiti.

YouTuber who trained dog to give a Nazi salute to speak at UKIP conference

YouTuber who trained dog to give a Nazi salute to speak at UKIP conference

A man who trained his girlfriend's dog to give a Nazi salute will deliver a talk on freedom of speech at the UKIP party conference today.

Novichok suspects

Salisbury Novichok suspects were 'detained in the Netherlands earlier this year'

Salisbury Novichok suspects 'detained in the Netherlands earlier this year'

The two men suspected of poisoning an ex-Russian spy in Salisbury were briefly detained in the Netherlands earlier this year, an investigative group has claimed.

Theresa May

Nadine Dorries MP: 'Chequers has been dead since the day it was written'

Nadine Dorries MP: 'Chequers has been dead since the day it was written'

The Conservative MP has branded the Prime Minister and her aides as "obtuse", claiming the Chequers plan was "simply not acceptable".

Contact lens

Contact lens wearers urged to be vigilant after outbreak of blindness-causing eye infection

Contact lens users urged to be vigilant after outbreak of rare infection

Contact lens wearers have been urged to look after their eyes following an outbreak of a rare infection which can cause blindness.

Gerard Batten UKIP

'I've never criticised Muslims' UKIP leader says

'I've never criticised Muslims' UKIP leader says

After being accused of endorsing an anti-Muslim rally, Gerard Batten sets the record straight with Julia Hartley-Brewer.

Theresa May

Lord Adonis: A people's vote on Brexit is needed at this 'moment of 'crisis'

Lord Adonis: A people's vote on Brexit is needed at this 'moment of 'crisis'

Labour peer, Lord Adonis, has called for a people's vote on Brexit, claiming the public are becoming "increasingly alarmed".

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Priti Patel MP to Eamonn Holmes: The EU ‘has humiliated our Prime Minister’

Priti Patel MP to Eamonn Holmes: The EU ‘has humiliated our Prime Minister’

Priti Patel MP to Eamonn Holmes: The EU ‘has humiliated our Prime Minister’

Priti Patel has said that the way the EU has treated Theresa May is “shameful” and that they had “humiliated our Prime Minister”.

52% of Armed Forces injuries are in training, figures show

52% of Armed Forces injuries are in training, figures show

52% of Armed Forces injuries are in training, figures show

More injuries were cause during training than in any other activity for full-time members of the Armed Forces, figures show.

UK fighter jet intercepts two Russian bombers

UK fighter jet intercepts two Russian bombers

UK fighter jet intercepts two Russian bombers

RAF Typhoon fighter aircraft were scrambled to monitor two Russian planes approaching UK airspace, the Ministry of Defence has said.

EU “gangsters and bullyboys” will never be satisfied, warns Nigel Farage

EU 'gangsters and bullyboys' will never be satisfied, warns Nigel Farage

EU 'gangsters and bullyboys' will never be satisfied, warns Nigel Farage

EU “gangsters and bullyboys” will never be satisfied, Nigel Farage has said, instead urging Theresa May to pursue “a simple free trade deal”.

My family was destroyed by gambling, warns campaigner

My family was destroyed by gambling, warns campaigner

My family was destroyed by gambling, warns campaigner

Adam Bradford has said that his family “was destroyed” by gambling after his dad went to prison after hiding a gambling addiction for 30 years.

'Chequers goes pop': Remain and Leave-aligned MPs urge Theresa May to come up with a new proposal

'Chequers goes pop': Remain and Leave-aligned MPs urge Theresa May to come up with a new proposal

Remain and Leave-aligned MPs urge Theresa May to come up with a new proposal

As Donald Tusk says Chequers 'will not work', MPs on both sides of the Brexit divide urge Theresa May to come up with another solution

‘I was married to evil’, says widow of Westminster attacker

‘I was married to evil’, says widow of Westminster attacker

‘I was married to evil’, says widow of Westminster attacker

Westminster terrorist Khalid Masood’s widow cried as she told an inquest: "I can't believe I was married to someone that evil."

'Close tax loopholes' to stop companies like Starbucks and Amazon avoiding tax, says campaigner

'Close tax loopholes' to stop companies like Starbucks and Amazon avoiding tax, says campaigner

'Close tax loopholes' to stop companies like Starbucks and Amazon avoiding tax

A campaigner with Global Justice Now said the UK is 'not powerless' to shut down tax loopholes that allow companies like Starbucks to lower their tax bill

Teenager arrested by counter terrorism for ‘Nazi’ graffiti

Teenager arrested by counter terrorism police for ‘Nazi’ graffiti

Teenager arrested by counter terrorism police for ‘Nazi’ graffiti

A 19-year-old man has been arrested by counter terrorism police for spraying “Nazi” graffiti ahead of a peace march.

Head of Prison Services asked to step down amid concerns of drugs and violence

Head of Prison Services asked to step down amid concerns of drugs and violence

Head of Prison Services asked to step down amid concerns of drugs and violence

The head of the prison and probation system in England and Wales has been asked to stand down, amid an ongoing crisis in the prison service.

Theresa May

European Council president mocks Theresa May's Brexit plan on Instagram

European Council president mocks Theresa May's Brexit plan on Instagram

The president of the European Council has posted a dig at Theresa May's Chequers plan on his Instagram page.

Rail industry is ‘crying out’ for nationalisation, says Labour

Rail industry is ‘crying out’ for nationalisation, says Labour

Rail industry is ‘crying out’ for nationalisation, says Labour

The rail industry is “crying out” for nationalisation after a summer of travel chaos, Labour’s Shadow Rail Minister has said.

No ‘self-respecting democracy’ would accept Chequers deal, says former Brexit Secretary David Davis

No ‘self-respecting democracy’ would accept Chequers deal, says former Brexit Secretary David Davis

No ‘self-respecting democracy’ would accept Chequers deal, says David Davis

No “self-respecting democracy” would accept the terms for Britain’s future relationship with the EU set out in Theresa May’s Chequers plan, the former Brexit Secretary David Davis has said.

Croydon Cat Killer mutilations were a fox, says Scotland Yard

Croydon Cat Killer mutilations were a fox, says Scotland Yard

Croydon Cat Killer mutilations were a fox, says Scotland Yard

Detectives investigating the so-called Croydon Cat Killer believe they have found the culprit – a fox.

Sex expert to Eamonn Holmes: ‘I have never heard of a toadstool-shaped penis’

Sex expert to Eamonn Holmes: ‘I have never heard of a toadstool-shaped penis’

Sex expert to Eamonn Holmes: ‘I have never heard of a toadstool-shaped penis’

Tracey Cox has said that “there isn’t a standard model” for male genitalia but that she has “never heard of a toadstool-shaped penis”.

Former Northern Ireland Secretary Shaun Woodward: Jeremy Corbyn would make a 'better leader' than Theresa May

Former Northern Ireland Secretary Shaun Woodward: Jeremy Corbyn would make a 'better leader' than Theresa May

Shaun Woodward: Jeremy Corbyn would make a 'better leader' than Theresa May

Former Northern Ireland secretary Shaun Woodward told James Whale he supports Jeremy Corbyn and plans to vote Labour in the next election

Welsh UKIP leader to James Whale: ‘Nigel Farage wants a cult, not a political party’

Welsh UKIP leader to James Whale: ‘Nigel Farage wants a cult, not a political party’

Welsh UKIP leader to James Whale: ‘Farage wants a cult, not a political party'

Neil Hamilton has said that Nigel Farage was “probably the most significant politician” outside of Parliament but that he “doesn’t want a political party, he wants a cult behind him”.

Yoga ball murder

Doctor receives life sentence for killing his wife and daughter with yoga ball

Doctor receives life sentence for killing his wife and daughter with yoga ball

An anaesthetist convicted of killing his wife and daughter by placing a yoga ball which leaked carbon monoxide in their car, has been sentenced to life in prison.

Trains

'Who can say' whether Chris Grayling can deliver on promise of rail revolution, says Office of Rail and Road chairman

'Who can say' whether Chris Grayling can deliver rail revolution

The chairman of the Office of Rail and Road seemed unsure of Chris Grayling's ability to deliver on his promise of a rail revolution during an appearance on the breakfast show.

Mike Penning MP

Sir Mike Penning: 'Europe needs to come up with a much better offer to us'

Sir Mike Penning: 'Europe needs to come up with a much better offer to us'

The Conservative MP has claimed that Europe needs to change its stance on the UK leaving the EU or it will "be much more difficult for them".

gambling

Gambling in Britain is 'out of control' says Gambling Watch UK founder

Gambling in Britain is 'out of control' says Gambling Watch UK founder

The founder of Gambling Watch UK has claimed gambling in Britain is "out of control", comparing the size of the problem to "the use of illicit drugs".

Brexit

'Businesses need to start getting ready' for Brexit, says Baroness Verma

'Businesses need to start getting ready' for Brexit, says Baroness Verma

Following a report released today on how Brexit will affect business, Baroness Verma has called for clearer guidance on how businesses should prepare for leaving the EU.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Westminster attacker obsessed over Theresa May and Trump, inquest told

Westminster attacker obsessed over Theresa May and Donald Trump, inquest told

Westminster attacker obsessed over Theresa May and Donald Trump, inquest told

Westminster terrorist Khalid Masood obsessed over “racist and rude” Donald Trump and called Theresa May “a liar”, an inquest has heard.

Thinktanks unveil radical plan for US-UK Brexit trade deal

Thinktanks unveil 'controversial' plan for US-UK Brexit trade deal

Thinktanks unveil 'controversial' plan for US-UK Brexit trade deal

The “ideal” US-UK free trade deal has been drafted by two thinktanks, which would include unhindered movement of workers between the two countries.

Eyewitness to Storm Ali: ‘The last time I saw a storm like this was in 1922 and I was being evacuated from a hurricane’

Eyewitness to Storm Ali: ‘The last time I saw a storm like this was in 1992 and I was being evacuated from a hurricane’

Witness to Storm Ali: ‘The last time I saw a storm like this it was a hurricane'

Nick Edgington from Oban in Scotland has said that the last time he witnessed weather like Storm Ali he was “being evacuated from a hurricane”.

Momentum bans The Sun from attending its The World Transformed event

Momentum bans The Sun from attending its The World Transformed event

The event, taking place in Liverpool, is set to run alongside the Labour Party conference.

Westminster attacker’s violent history revealed at inquest

Westminster attacker’s violent history revealed at inquest

Westminster attacker’s violent history revealed at inquest

Westminster terrorist Khalid Masood’s mother feared he would kill someone while he was still a teenager, an inquest has heard.

Woman dies after caravan blown off cliff by Storm Ali’s 91mph winds

Woman dies after caravan blown off cliff by Storm Ali’s 91mph winds

Woman dies after caravan blown off cliff by Storm Ali’s 91mph winds

A woman has died after the caravan she was in was blown off a cliff in Storm Ali which has brought gusts of 91mph.

House price growth reaches five-year low

House price growth reaches five-year low

House price growth reaches five-year low

The Office for National Statistics released its latest UK House Price Index, showing house price growth has slowed

DUP Deputy Leader rejects Michel Barnier’s plan for Irish border after Brexit

DUP Deputy Leader rejects Michel Barnier’s plan for Irish border after Brexit

DUP Deputy Leader rejects Michel Barnier’s plan for Irish border after Brexit

The European Union’s Chief negotiator Michel Barnier has said he is read to come forward with an “improved” proposal for the Irish border.

Eight-week-old puppy found dumped in handbag with legs tied together

Eight-week-old puppy found dumped in handbag with legs tied together

Radley, thought to be a border terrier cross, had his circulation cut off by a hairband tied around his legs.

Theresa May pledges £2bn to housing associations over next 10 years

Theresa May pledges £2bn to housing associations over next 10 years

Theresa May pledges £2bn to housing associations over next 10 years

Prime Minister Theresa May has told housing associations they will be given £2bn worth of investment over the next 10 years, in a bid to ease the house-building crisis.

Nicky Morgan tells James Whale: 'Trolling is the worst thing about Brexit'

Nicky Morgan tells James Whale: 'Trolling is the worst thing about Brexit'

Nicky Morgan tells James Whale: 'Trolling is the worst thing about Brexit'

Remainer Nicky Morgan told James Whale that the abuse received online is the worst part of Brexit discourse

Tesco launches discount supermarket Jack's to compete with Lidl and Aldi

Tesco launches discount supermarket Jack's to compete with Lidl and Aldi

Up to 15 stores will open over the next year.

Kim Jong Un agrees to 'permanently' dismantle main nuclear complex

Kim Jong Un agrees to 'permanently' dismantle main nuclear complex

The North Korean leader said he would disarm their nuclear programme if the United States takes the same measures.

Storm Ali: Travel disruption, power cuts and flying debris expected

Storm Ali: Travel disruption, power cuts and flying debris expected

Storm Ali: Travel disruption, power cuts and flying debris expected

As Ali rolled in on Wednesday morning the Met Office updated its amber weather warning of wind.

Pedestrians injured in suspected hit and run outside mosque in London

Pedestrians injured in suspected hit and run outside mosque in London

Detectives are investigating whether the incident was an anti-Muslim attack.

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