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Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Victims' lawyer condemns 'shortcomings' in security after Westminster attack rulings

Lawyer representing victims' families condemns 'shortcomings' in security after Westminster attack rulings

Lawyer condemns 'shortcomings' in security after Westminster attack rulings

Patrick Maguire, has said it is not any consolation that PC Keith Palmer could have been saved, but it does give his widow “a better understanding of what happened”.

Pret a Manger decision to change labelling is ‘good move’, says dietitian

Pret a Manger decision to change labelling is ‘good move’, says dietitian

Pret a Manger decision to change labelling is ‘good move’, says dietitian

Dietitian Nicola Rothband has said Pret a Manger’s decision to list all ingredients and allergens on food products was “a good move”.  

France unveils plan to prepare for possible no-deal Brexit

France unveils plan to prepare for possible no-deal Brexit

France unveils plan to prepare for possible no-deal Brexit

France’s government has unveiled a bill to get the country ready in case of a no-deal Brexit.

Headteacher warns ITV’s Love Island could undermine the #metoo movement

Headteacher warns ITV’s Love Island could undermine the #metoo movement

Headteacher warns ITV’s Love Island could undermine the #metoo movement

A headteacher in Wimbledon warned that ITV’s Love Island sends an “unbelievably dangerous” message and that it could undermine the #metoo debate.

Costa Coffee radio ad banned for discouraging consumers from buying avocados

Costa Coffee radio ad banned for discouraging consumers from buying avocados

Costa Coffee radio ad banned for discouraging consumers from buying avocados

A radio ad for Costa Coffee has been banned for discouraging consumers from buying avocados.

Rare bottle of whisky sells for almost £850,000 at auction

Rare bottle of whisky sells for almost £850,000 at auction

Rare bottle of whisky sells for almost £850,000 at auction

A rare bottle of whisky has sold for a world record £848,750 at auction.

Russian leader Vladimir Putin calls ex-spy Sergei Skripal ‘scum’

Russian leader Vladimir Putin calls ex-spy Sergei Skripal ‘scum’

Russian leader Vladimir Putin calls Sergei Skripal ‘scum’

Russian President Vladimir Putin has denounced ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal as a “traitor” and “scum”.

Theresa May announces new cancer strategy, fuel duty freeze and calls for Tories to 'come together'

Theresa May announces new cancer strategy, fuel duty freeze and calls for Tories to 'come together'

Theresa May announces plans for new cancer strategy and fuel duty freeze

Prime Minister Theresa May used her keynote speech at Conservative Party Conference to announce an extra £394 million per week for a new cancer strategy, a freeze on fuel duty, and attacked Labour calling the antisemitism row that has smothered the party “a national tragedy”.

Matt Hancock

Matt Hancock says student union's clapping ban is 'bonkers'

Matt Hancock calls student union's clapping ban 'bonkers'

The health secretary has called a ban on clapping imposed by the University of Manchester's Students' Union "bonkers".

Acid attacker Arthur Collins loses appeal against 20-year jail sentence

Acid attacker Arthur Collins loses appeal against 20-year jail sentence

Acid attacker Arthur Collins loses appeal against 20-year jail sentence

Arthur Collins, the former boyfriend of reality TV star Ferne McCann has lost a challenge against his 20-year jail sentence for carrying out an acid attack in a packed nightclub.

Volcano erupts on Indonesia island hit by earthquake

Volcano erupts on Indonesia island hit by earthquake

Volcano erupts on Indonesia island hit by earthquake

A volcano has erupted on the same central Indonesian island devastated by an earlier earthquake and tsunami, prompting warnings for air services over volcanic ash in the air.

Theresa May

Theresa May arrives on stage to ABBA's Dancing Queen

Theresa May arrives on stage to ABBA's Dancing Queen

Theresa May made an upbeat start to her keynote speech to the Conservative party conference by dancing to ABBA's Dancing Queen on stage.

Tesco warns over stockpiling amid no-deal Brexit fears

Tesco warns over stockpiling amid no-deal Brexit fears

Tesco warns over stockpiling amid no-deal Brexit fears

Tesco has become the latest supermarket to warn over stockpiling as grocers ramp up contingency plans for a no-deal Brexit.

'I don't want him in the party', says Katie Perrior of MP who submitted no-confidence letter

'I don't want him in the party', says Katie Perrior of MP who submitted no-confidence letter

'I don't want him in the party', says Katie Perrior of James Duddridge

James Duddridge submitted a letter of no confidence in Theresa May, and former adviser to the Prime Minister Katie Perrior said it was the 'lowliest' tactic

Theresa May

Conservative MP calls for Theresa May to step down as leader minutes before her keynote speech

Blow for Prime Minister as MP calls for her removal minutes before her speech

Theresa May suffered a blow less than an hour before her keynote speech at the Conservative party conference as one of her own MPs called for her to be removed as party leader.

Theresa May: People are 'appalled' by Jeremy Corbyn's Labour

Theresa May: People are 'appalled' by Jeremy Corbyn's Labour

Theresa May: People are 'appalled' by Jeremy Corbyn's Labour

Theresa May used her closing speech at the Conservative Party conference to attack Labour and say the Conservatives were the party of 'unionism', despite internal divisions

Pret a Manger

Pret a Manger announce full ingredient labelling after death of teenager

Pret a Manger announce full ingredient labelling after death of teenager

The food company has announced it will list all ingredients and allergens on products after a teenager died from an allergic reaction to one of the chain's sandwiches.

Matt Hancock

Matt Hancock on his dyslexia: 'Spellchecker saved my life professionally'

Matt Hancock on his dyslexia: 'Spellchecker saved my life professionally'

The health secretary told talkRADIO about his struggles with dyslexia, revealing to Julia Hartley-Brewer that "spellchecker saved my life professionally".

Lord Heseltine

Lord Heseltine: Brexit will 'diminish our status in the world'

Lord Heseltine: Brexit will 'diminish our status in the world'

The former deputy Prime Minister has claimed Brexit will "diminish our status in the world" claiming the only solution is a second vote.

Conservative society

Student Conservative society under fire after wearing t-shirts with the slogan 'F*** the NHS'

Student Conservatives under fire for 'F*** the NHS' t-shirts

The Plymouth University Conservative society have come under fire after a picture surfaced of the group sporting Hitler-style moustaches and t-shirts scribbled with 'F*** the NHS'.

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Indonesia earthquake death toll rises to over 1200 people

Indonesia earthquake death toll rises to over 1,200 people

Indonesia earthquake death toll rises to over 1,200 people

Trucks carrying food for desperate survivors of the earthquake on Indonesia’s Sulawesi island have rolled in with a police escort to guard against looters as the death toll soared past 1,200.

Amazon raises minimum wages for UK employees

Amazon raises minimum wages for UK employees

Amazon raises minimum wages for UK employees

Retail giant Amazon is to increase its minimum wage to £10.50 an hour in London and £9.50 for other parts of the UK, the company has announced.

Health Secretary reveals £240 million fund to free up hospital beds this winter

Health Secretary reveals £240 million fund to free up hospital beds this winter

Health Secretary reveals £240 million fund to free up hospital beds this winter

An emergency £240 million will be pumped into the social care system to ease the pressure on the NHS this winter.

Second UKIP MEP quits over ‘extreme’ views of party leader Gerard Batten

Second UKIP MEP quits over ‘extreme’ views of party leader Gerard Batten

Second UKIP MEP quits over ‘extreme’ views of party leader Gerard Batten

A second UKIP MEP has quit the party in protest at the “extreme nationalist and reactionary” views of leader Gerard Batten.

Posie Parker: ‘They have harvested photos of my children from private accounts’

Posie Parker: ‘They have harvested photos of my children from private accounts’

Posie Parker: ‘They have harvested photos of my children from private accounts’

Kellie-Jay Keen-Minshull, also known as Posie Parker, has said that she is used to being accused of being transphobic, but she was not prepared for photos of her children to be harvested from “private accounts”.

Sajid Javid: Concerns about immigration don't make people 'hostile'

Sajid Javid: Concerns about immigration don't make people 'hostile'

Sajid Javid: Concerns about immigration don't make people 'hostile'

Home Secretary Sajid Javid said he was eager to define a new immigration policy for the UK post-Brexit

Sajid Javid

Sajid Javid: 'Let's just deal with it upfront - yes, I did watch Bodyguard'

Sajid Javid: 'Let's just deal with it upfront - yes, I did watch Bodyguard'

In his speech at the Conservative party conference, the home secretary revealed he watched popular BBC drama the Bodyguard.

Smashed window

Man killed by window falling from luxury block of flats

Man killed by window falling from luxury block of flats

A man has died after being hit by what appeared to be a window that had fallen from a luxury block of flats in central London.

‘Serious risk’ of more airline failures following Primera Air collapse

‘Serious risk’ of more airline failures following Primera Air collapse

‘Serious risk’ of more airline failures following Primera Air collapse

There is a “serious risk” that more airlines will go bust following the demise of Primera Air, an industry expert has warned.

Crowd cheers as Boris Johnson demands Theresa May ‘chuck Chequers’

Crowd cheers as Boris Johnson demands Theresa May ‘chuck Chequers’

Crowd cheers as Boris Johnson demands Theresa May ‘chuck Chequers’

Boris Johnson used his speech at the Conservative Party Conference to call for the Prime Minister to “chuck Chequers” describing it as a “democratic injustice”.

talkRADIO's Steph and Dom to explore whether medical cannabis can help their son in TV documentary

talkRADIO's Steph and Dom to explore whether medical cannabis can help their son in TV documentary

Steph and Dom to explore whether medical cannabis can help their son in TV doc

talkRADIO hosts Steph and Dom will host a TV programme looking at the effects of medical cannabis

Jacob Rees-Mogg makes appearance at anti-Brexit 'funeral' protest

Jacob Rees-Mogg makes appearance at anti-Brexit 'funeral' protest

Jacob Rees-Mogg makes appearance at anti-Brexit 'funeral' protest

Our Future, Our Choice staged a demonstration outside the Conservative Party conference where they carried a coffin representing Brexit through the street

Passengers stranded after airline collapses

Passengers stranded after airline collapses

Passengers stranded after airline collapses

The collapse of Primera Air has left passengers stranded and many others forced to pay for expensive alternative tickets as the airline confirmed it had entered into administration.

Theresa May announces law change to allow civil partnerships for opposite-sex couples

Theresa May announces law change to allow civil partnerships for opposite-sex couples

Theresa May announces civil partnerships for opposite-sex couples

The government is to change the law to allow opposite-sex couples to enter into civil partnerships, Theresa May has announced.

Theresa May is ‘deluded’ over police crime numbers, says Police Federation chairman

Theresa May is ‘deluded’ over police numbers, says Police Federation chairman

Theresa May is ‘deluded’ over police numbers, says Police Federation chair

Prime Minister Theresa May has sparked outrage from police after she insisted that there is no direct “causation” between officer numbers and crime levels.

Jacob Rees-Mogg

Jacob Rees-Mogg: Labour is showing 'extreme snowflakiness'

Jacob Rees-Mogg: Labour is showing 'extreme snowflakiness'

Jacob Rees-Mogg has accused the Labour party of "extreme snowflakiness" after talkRADIO's Julia Hartley-Brewer was banned from future conferences.

Applause

Student union bans clapping in a bid to be more inclusive

Student union bans clapping in bid to boost inclusion

Clapping has been banned and replaced by jazz hands by one student union in an effort to be more inclusive towards those with anxiety or sensory issues.

David Davis Boris Johnson

David Davis defends Boris Johnson after 'serial attacks' from colleagues

David Davis defends Boris Johnson after 'serial attacks' from colleagues

The former Brexit secretary has come out in support of Boris Johnson after what he claims are "serial attacks" on the MP.

Brooks Koepka

Ryder Cup fan says she has been left blind in right eye after being hit by golf ball

Ryder Cup fan says she has been left blind after being hit by golf ball

A spectator at the Ryder Cup who was hit in the eye by a Brooks Koepka shot claims she has been left blind in one eye.

Prison

Justice secretary reveals new policy to tackle criminal kingpins

Justice secretary reveals new policy to tackle criminal kingpins

David Gauke has outlined his new policy of "going for the money" in an attempt to tackle the problem of drugs in prisons.

Safe space

Safe spaces are 'Kindergartens for grown-ups' says Spiked Online editor

Safe spaces are 'Kindergartens for grown-ups' says Spiked Online editor

The editor of Spiked Online has claimed that safe spaces are "Kindergartens for grown-ups" in an interview with Julia Hartley-Brewer.

Las Vegas

Lights dimmed on Las Vegas strip to honour mass shooting victims one year on

Lights dimmed on Las Vegas strip to honour mass shooting victims

Marquees on the Las Vegas Strip dimmed their lights for three minutes as officials read the 58 names of the people killed in a mass shooting last year.

Monday, October 1, 2018

Monday, October 1, 2018

Michael Fabricant wears BBC lanyard at Conservative conference to fool Momentum protesters

Michael Fabricant wears BBC lanyard at Conservative conference to fool Momentum protesters

Michael Fabricant wears BBC lanyard to fool Momentum protesters

Michael Fabricant tweeted a picture of him wearing a BBC lanyard as a 'disguise' at the Conservative Party conference

Angry audience member accuses MPs of "wasting two years" talking about Brexit online

Angry audience member accuses MPs of "wasting two years" talking about Brexit online

Angry audience member accuses MPs of "wasting two years" talking about Brexit

A man in the audience at a fringe event at the Conservative conference on social justice said some MPs could have been doing "social justice work" instead of airing their views about Brexit

James Brokenshire's combustible cladding ban not good enough, says Fire Brigades Union

James Brokenshire's combustible cladding ban not good enough, says Fire Brigades Union

James Brokenshire's combustible cladding ban not good enough, says union

Housing secretary James Brokenshire announced in his speech at the Conservative Party conference that combustible cladding will be banned on certain buildings

Michael Gove calls the Labour Party 'a cocktail of Marxism-Leninism and antisemitism'

Michael Gove calls the Labour Party 'a cocktail of Marxism-Leninism and antisemitism'

Michael Gove calls Labour 'a cocktail of Marxism-Leninism and antisemitism'

Michael Gove used his speech at the Conservative Party conference to criticise Labour

Windrush Scandal

Immigration minister refuses to say whether the Prime Minister was right not to apologise for hostile environment policy

Immigration minister remains tight-lipped over hostile environment policy

Immigration minister, Caroline Nokes, has refused to say whether she thought the Prime Minister was right in not apologising for the hostile environment policy.

David Davis 'doesn't know' if he'd support Boris Johnson as Conservative leader, says Treasury Brexit forecasts are 'prejudiced'

David Davis 'doesn't know' if he'd support Boris Johnson as Conservative leader, says Treasury Brexit forecasts are 'prejudiced'

David Davis 'doesn't know' if he'd support Boris Johnson as Conservative leader

Former Brexit secretary David Davis said Boris Johnson got 'too personal' with his opposition to Chequers

Jeremy Hunt

Jeremy Hunt under fire for comparing the EU to the Soviet Union in keynote speech

Jeremy Hunt under fire for comparing the EU to the Soviet Union

European politicians and diplomats have criticised Jeremy Hunt after he compared the EU to the Soviet Union in his keynote speech.

Sex work protest

Sex worker warns students of the 'devastating effects' of working in the sex industry

Sex worker warns of the 'devastating effects' of working in the sex industry

A sex worker has warned students interested in working in the sex industry of the "devastating effects" it can have on their lives and careers.

Brexit

Lord Digby Jones: 'Brexit has been hijacked by party political ambition'

Lord Digby Jones: 'Brexit has been hijacked by party political ambition'

The former director general of the CBI has claimed Brexit has been "hijacked by party political ambition".

10 Downing Street

James Cleverly MP: 'I would love to be Prime Minister'

James Cleverly MP: 'I would love to be Prime Minister'

The deputy chairman of the Conservative party has told Julia Hartley-Brewer he would "love to be Prime Minister".

Boris Johnson

Philip Hammond claims Boris Johnson can't do 'grown-up politics'

Philip Hammond claims Boris Johnson can't do 'grown-up politics'

The chancellor of the exchequer has said he doesn't expect Boris Johnson to become Prime Minister, claiming he is incapable of "grown-up politics".

Sunday, September 30, 2018

Sunday, September 30, 2018

Peter Tatchell likens Lib Dems to the BNP for singing song about 'homophobic' election campaign

Peter Tatchell likens Lib Dems to the BNP for singing song about 'homophobic' election campaign

Peter Tatchell likens Lib Dems to BNP for singing about 'homophobic' campaign

Peter Tatchell said the Lib Dem Glee Club singing about the 1983 Bermondsey by-election, in which campaigners were accused of homophobia, was reminiscent of the 'far right'

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Boris Johnson

Conservatives accidentally leak conference attendees' personal details through party conference app

Conservatives accidentally leak conference attendees' personal details

The Conservative party have accidentally allowed access to conference attendees' phone numbers through its party conference app, including cabinet ministers.

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