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Thursday, March 22, 2018

Thursday, March 22, 2018

​The birds have returned to a nature reserve, the National Trust says

British tree sparrows back from brink of extinction

British tree sparrows back from brink of extinction

​The birds have returned to a nature reserve created on the site of an abandoned colliery, the National Trust says

While the Government hailed the figures, the Children's Society called some of the statistics "shocking"

Number of people living in absolute poverty falling, says study

Number of people living in absolute poverty falling, says study

Government hails figures showing a fall in the number of people living in ‘absolute poverty’

Gay priest loses discrimination appeal after being denied job

Gay priest loses discrimination appeal after being denied job

Gay priest loses discrimination appeal after being denied job

Canon Jeremy Pemberton had his permission to officiate revoked after marrying Laurence Cunnington in April 2014

London United: 'We will never forget' victims of the Westminster terror attack one year on

London United, one year on: 'We will never forget' victims of the Westminster terror attack

'We will never forget' victims of the Westminster terror attack one year on

Today marks a year since the Westminster terror attack, in which five people lost their lives

Jeremy Corbyn calls on voters to use local elections to tell Government 'enough is enough'

Jeremy Corbyn calls on voters to use local elections to tell Government 'enough is enough'

Jeremy Corbyn to call on voters to tell Government 'enough is enough'

Jeremy Corbyn is to launch the Labour Party's campaign in Manchester, ahead of local elections in May

999: 'Something has to give as police officers are struggling, but it can't be safety', says Police Federation

999 call delays: 'Officers are struggling from a mental health perspective', says Police Federation

Police Federation: Officers are struggling with welfare and mental health

Some 999 calls which should be dealt with in an hour are being dealt with in a mater of days

Primary school installs 10ft fence to fight 'extensive problems with crime'

Primary school installs 10ft fence to fight 'extensive problems with crime'

Primary school installs 10ft fence to fight 'extensive problems with crime'

Twickenham Primary School in Birmingham erect fence after it was alleged children were subject to intimidation

The Facebook chief said it was a mistake to rely on Cambridge Analytica (CA) to delete tens of millions of Facebook users' data

Facebook: Zuckerberg 'sorry' for breach of trust

Facebook: Zuckerberg 'sorry' for breach of trust

The Facebook chief said it was a mistake to rely on Cambridge Analytica (CA) to delete tens of millions of Facebook users' data

Age UK warns of many older people entering a self-destructive rut

Age UK warns of many older people entering 'self-destructive rut'

Age UK warns of many older people entering 'self-destructive rut'

Analysis by the charity shows nearly 1.5 million people aged 65 and over feel they can't control their own life

Blue passports: 'If this is the best the Government can come up with, we're in chaos', says journalist

Blue passports: 'If this is the best the Government can come up with, we're in chaos', says journalist

'If blue passports is the best the Government can come up with, we're in chaos'

It's claimed the new blue passport may be made outside of the UK

Police are sometimes taking days to respond to emergency calls as system faces severe strain, finds watchdog

999 calls often unanswered for days by ‘overwhelmed’ police

999 calls often unanswered for days by ‘overwhelmed’ police

Police are sometimes taking days to respond to emergency calls as system faces severe strain, finds watchdog

'There's a reason why people think dogs are racist', says dog behaviourist

'There's a reason why people think dogs are racist', says animal behaviourist

'There's a reason why people think dogs are racist', says animal behaviourist

Dog behaviourist Stan Rawlinson says dogs can come across as racist

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

'I realise there's a possibility he's going to shoot me' - talkSPORT's Simon Jordan tells Eamonn about robbery

'I suddenly realise there's a distinct possibility he's going to shoot me' - talkSPORT's Simon Jordan tells Eamonn Holmes about robbery

talkSPORT's Simon Jordan tells Eamonn Holmes about robbery

The former owner of Crystal Palace and presenter was robbed of a £100k watch at gunpoint on Wednesday lunchtime

Boris Johnson and Labour MP Ian Austin compare Vladimir Putin with Adolf Hitler hosting Show Olympics

Boris Johnson and Labour MP Ian Austin compare Putin with Hitler

Boris Johnson compares Vladimir Putin with Hitler

The Foreign Secretary agreed with the Labour MP that Vladimir Putin may use the World Cup like Adolf Hitler used the 1936 Olympics

'The nation supports you' - Viewers send Declan Donnelly messages of support

'The nation supports you' - Viewers send Declan Donnelly messages of support

'The nation supports you' - Viewers send Declan Donnelly messages of support

Declan Donnelly will be presenting the final episodes of Saturday Night Takeaway without Ant McPartlin

George Galloway: 'I’ve never met Prince Charles but I think he’s a plonker'

George Galloway: 'I’ve never met Prince Charles, but I think he’s a plonker'

George Galloway: 'I’ve never met Prince Charles, but I think he’s a plonker'

George Galloway hopes Prince Charles never becomes the head of state

Mrs May was challenged in the Commons over the Tory party's links to CA's parent company SCL Group

Theresa May: Facebook investigations ‘very concerning’

Theresa May: Facebook investigations ‘very concerning’

May told Facebook and Cambridge Analytica to fully comply with investigations into 'very concerning' claims about the harvesting of personal data

'Theresa May looking genuinely rattled' - Jeremy Corbyn praised for PMQs performance

'Theresa May looking genuinely rattled' - Jeremy Corbyn praised for PMQs performance

'Theresa May looking genuinely rattled' - Jeremy Corbyn praised for PMQs

The Labour leader asked Theresa May about the collapse of Northamptonshire county council

Polish Prince John Zylinski launches political party in UK to fight for minority rights

Polish Prince John Zylinski launches political party in UK to fight for minority rights

Polish Prince John Zylinski launches political party in UK

Prince John Zylinski claims he will have up to 100 London candidates in the next local elections

Memorial to be set up for victims and survivors of London terror attacks

Memorial to be set up for victims and survivors of London terror attacks

Memorial to be set up for victims and survivors of London terror attacks

The memorial will mark the attacks at Westminster Bridge, London Bridge, Finsbury Park and Parsons Green

​Research finds that Scotland’s poorest people are disproportionately affected by the availability of alcohol in their neighbourhood

Low earners drink too much, study claims

Low earners drink too much, study claims

Experts call for "radical" policy changes to tackle health inequalities and alcohol-related harm

'Assisted dying could turn Guernsey into a suicide hotspot', says journalist

'Assisted dying could turn Guernsey into a suicide hotspot', says journalist

'Assisted dying could turn Guernsey into a suicide hotspot', says journalist

Journalist Caroline Farrow argued against assisted dying whilst Dr Jacky Davis argued in favour of it

Concerns have been raised that some elderly people are continuing to drive when they are not fit to do so

Five million over-70s on Britain's roads

Five million over-70s on Britain's roads

265 Britons over the age of 100 hold a licence, with four people aged 104 the oldest licensed drivers

Protestors against Brexit transition deal plan to throw fish into River Thames

Fish-throwing anti-Brexit protestors to meet by Thames

Fish-throwing anti-Brexit protestors to meet by Thames

Many have been angered that the UK is to effectively remain subject to the EU's Common Fisheries Policy in the transition period

Alfie Dingley: 'Without cannabis I'd be in screeching in unbelievable pain', says multiple sclerosis sufferer

Alfie Dingley: 'Without cannabis I'd be screeching in unbelievable pain', says multiple sclerosis sufferer

'Without cannabis I'd be screeching in unbelievable pain', says MS sufferer

A six-year-old with epilepsy is calling for medical cannabis to be legalised, along with many others

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has been called on to explain the company's data protection procedures to MPs in person

Facebook: Academic claims he is being used as scapegoat by social network

Facebook: Academic claims he is being used as scapegoat by social network

Facebook has acted against Dr Aleksandr Kogan, but the psychologist claims his actions were legal

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Man convicted of hate crime over video showing pug doing Nazi salute

Nazi dog salute man convicted of hate crime

Nazi dog salute man convicted of hate crime

The Seig Heil salute pug is called Buddha and is owned by the offender's girlfriend

The bride and groom-to-be have opted for a lighter cake to the traditional fruit option

East London baker chosen to bake cake fit for a Prince and Princess

East London baker chosen to bake cake fit for a Prince and Princess

Claire Ptak “thrilled” to get call to whip up royal wedding lemon elderflower cake

Grenfell Tower: 'Theresa May is all talk but no money or performance', says Labour councillor

Grenfell Tower: 'Theresa May is all talk but no money or performance', says Labour councillor

Grenfell Tower: 'Theresa May is all talk but no money or performance'

Labour Councillor Robert Atkinson says Theresa May made promises she didn't follow up on

Kiera Moore would have celebrated her third birthday next Tuesday

Two-year-old girl died after car river plunge

Two-year-old girl died after car river plunge

A two-year-old girl has died in what appears to be a tragic accident after a car plunged into a river in Wales

Sergei Skripal: Jeremy Corbyn would do business with Vladimir Putin, even though 'all fingers' point towards Russia

Jeremy Corbyn would do business with Vladimir Putin, even though 'all fingers' point towards Russia

Jeremy Corbyn would do business with Vladimir Putin despite spy poisoning

The Labour leader said he would challenge Vladimir Putin on human rights if he came to power

Ant McPartlin: 'I thought there was a chap called Anton Dec', says Stanley Johnson

Ant McPartlin: 'I thought there was a chap called Anton Dec', says Stanley Johnson

'I thought Ant and Dec was one person called Anton Dec', says Stanley Johnson

Stanley Johnson says he's 100% sure Ant and Dec will 'come bouncing back'

Paul Worthington, 50, told police he viewed "adult X-rated" porn on the laptop but officers did not seize the computer

Poppi Worthington: Man arrested over missing laptop

Poppi Worthington: Man arrested over missing laptop

Mr Worthington will not face any legal action despite new developments in Poppi case

'Ant McPartlin should have a driver, it's as simple as that', says Edwina Currie

'Ant McPartlin should have a driver, it's as simple as that', says Edwina Currie

'Ant McPartlin should have a driver, it's as simple as that', says Edwina Currie

Edwina Currie says big stars have to set themselves higher standards than ordinary people

The data watchdog is looking at whether Facebook secured personal information

Information Commissioner investigates Facebook actions as it seeks warrant for Cambridge Analytica

Information Commissioner to investigate if Facebook acted appropriately

Information Commissioner Elizabeth Denham told BBC Radio 4's Today programme that Facebook-Cambridge Analytica investigations are ongoing

An estimated shortfall of £556m in 2017/18 meant roads are in poor condition, claims the report

Spending on roads 'way short' of amount needed, claims study

Spending on roads 'way short' of amount needed, claims study

Many roads close to unusable, according to a new report

Nearly £21 million has been spent keeping Grenfell Tower survivors in hotel rooms, new figures suggest

Kensington MP: Amount spent on Grenfell survivor hotels enough to 'build tower three times'

Amount spent on Grenfell survivor hotels enough to 'build tower three times'

Nearly £21 million has been spent keeping Grenfell Tower survivors in hotel rooms, new figures suggest

Monday, March 19, 2018

Monday, March 19, 2018

Neil Basu, praised the public’s willingness to act in response to last year’s unprecedented rise in terrorist activity

Counter Terrorism Chief: Public is highly effective intelligence source

Counter Terrorism Chief: Public is highly effective intelligence source

Launch of new anti-terror film and online tool will help foil more plots, says new Assistant Commissioner of Specialist Operations

May hit back at Vladimir Putin's dismissal of the British Government claims

Russian state was culpable for Salisbury poisoning, says May

Russian state culpable for Salisbury poisoning, says Theresa May

Russian state had "capability, motive and intent" to carry out attack, according to the Prime Minister

Patrik Gunar was jailed for three years for the shocking attack

Mugger weeps in dock after being jailed for attack on 12-year-old

Mugger weeps in dock after being jailed for attack on 12-year-old

Attacker Patrik Gunar was caught after footage of his crime was widely shared online

David Davis (left) and the EU's chief negotiator Michel Barnier

'Decisive step' towards Brexit has been taken, says EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier

'Decisive step' towards Brexit taken, says EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier

The EU chief presented an agreement alongside Brexit Secretary David Davis that he claims will see Brexit move forward

 Landkey Primary School in Barnstaple was among the schools targeted

'Targeting children is not a pleasant thing,' says headmaster after nationwide school bomb threats

'Targeting children is not pleasant,' says headmaster after bomb threats

400 schools around the UK received a hoax bomb threat on Monday

Friday, March 16, 2018

Friday, March 16, 2018

Woman jailed for fraud after taking money from victim she was caring for

Woman jailed for fraud after taking money from victim she was caring for

Woman jailed for fraud after taking money from victim she was caring for

Lesley Smith was supposed to look after the finances of an elderly woman, however used the money herself

Topman 'Hillsborough' top shows 'staggering naivety or incompetence', says Jamie East

Topman 'Hillsborough' top shows 'staggering naivety or incompetence', says Jamie East

Topman has shown 'staggering naivety or incompetence', says Jamie East

Topman has stoped selling a top which appeared to reference the Hillsborough disaster

The bodies were found at Twickenham and Birling Gap

Family death mystery: Mother stabbed while rest of family fell from height, police say

Family death mystery: Mother stabbed while husband, sons fell from height

Officers gave an update after police found the bodies in near-simultaneous discoveries in Twickenham and East Sussex on March 5.

The Independent Republic of Mike Graham, March 16: Russia, poisoning and the new James Bond film

The Independent Republic of Mike Graham, March 16: Russia, poisoning and the new James Bond film

The Independent Republic of Mike Graham: March 16

With Katie Perrior away, Mike Graham hosted the show alone

Protestors in Madrid clash with security forces over death of immigrant

Protestors in Madrid clash with security forces over death of immigrant

Protestors in Madrid clash with security forces over death of immigrant

Security forces had stones thrown at them by the protestors who also set fire to bins as well as a motorbike

Saira Khan: '£50m to teach immigrants English? They should learn it off their own back'

Saira Khan: '£50m to teach immigrants English? They should learn it off their own back'

'£50m to teach immigrants English? They should learn it off their own back'

talkRADIO hosts says it's a nonsense that we're paying for immigrants to learn the language

Parents in Afghanistan name baby after Donald Trump

Parents in Afghanistan name baby after Donald Trump

Parents in Afghanistan name baby after Donald Trump

The father said he thought the name may affect his son's personality and behaviour

Parsons Green bucket bomber Ahmed Hassan convicted of attempted murder

Parsons Green bucket bomber Ahmed Hassan convicted of attempted murder

Parsons Green bucket bomber Ahmed Hassan convicted of attempted murder

Hassan found guilty at the Old Bailey

George Galloway says the 'nest' of Russian immigrants in England should go back home

George Galloway says the 'nest' of Russian immigrants in England should go back home

George Galloway says the 'nest' of Russian immigrant in England should leave

George Galloway says there's every possibility the poisoning of Sergei Skripal was done by a Russian

Topman removes top from sale after claims it references Hillsborough

Topman removes top from sale after claims it references Hillsborough

Topman removes top from sale after claims it references Hillsborough

The top had the number 96 on it as well as a rose and the phrase 'what goes around comes back around'

Former advertising executive apologises for email ranking female colleagues on looks

Former advertising executive apologises for email ranking female colleagues on looks

Former advertising executive apologises for email ranking female colleagues

The email was sent on the man's last day working for The&Partnership in London

Former SNP councillor guilty of sending racist texts following Paris terror attacks

Former SNP councillor guilty of sending racist texts following Paris terror attacks

Former SNP councillor guilty of sending racist texts

Craig Melville sent the texts to a woman he was having an affair with

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