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Friday, September 21, 2018

Friday, September 21, 2018

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.

Michel Barnier says EU wants to 'de-dramatise' Irish border issue

Michel Barnier says EU wants to 'de-dramatise' Irish border issue

Michel Barnier says EU wants to 'de-dramatise' Irish border issue

Chief negotiator Michel Barnier said the EU was working on 'improved' proposals around the Irish border issue

Mini factory shutdown is 'Brexit-bashing story', says Leave Means Leave co-chair

Mini factory shutdown is 'Brexit-bashing story', says Leave Means Leave co-chair

Mini factory shutdown is 'Brexit-bashing story', says Leave Means Leave co-chair

The news that BMW will temporarily close its Mini plant near Oxford has been 'manipulated', says Leave Means Leave co-chairman

Housing association says shared ownership market needs more government support

Housing association says shared ownership market needs more government support

A housing association said people living in shared ownership houses were not aware of their options

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Alastair Campbell: ‘It is an amazing thing in this country that we always try to devalue education’

Alastair Campbell: ‘It is an amazing thing in this country that we always try to devalue education’

Alastair Campbell: ‘This country always tries to devalue education'

Alastair Campbell has said that the UK “always tries to devalue education” and it was “a myth” that universities do not equip students for “the jobs of the future”.

Vince Cable messes up ‘erotic spasm’ line in keynote speech

Vince Cable messes up ‘erotic spasm’ line in keynote speech

Vince Cable messes up ‘erotic spasm’ line in keynote speech

Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable fluffed the key line in his closing speech at the party conference.

Dwarf wrestler defends his profession after show cancellations: 'It's Chuckle Brothers stuff'

Dwarf wrestler defends his profession after show cancellations: 'It's Chuckle Brothers stuff'

Dwarf wrestler defends his profession after show cancellations

Mark Sealey, a dwarf wrestler who has also appeared in the Harry Potter films, defended his profession to Matthew Wright after a charity likened it to a 'freak show'

Westminster attacker’s car as ‘lethal as a gun’, inquest told

Westminster attacker’s car as ‘lethal as a gun’ , inquest told

Westminster attacker’s car as ‘lethal as a gun’, inquest told

Terrorist Khalid Masood’s rented 4x4 was as “lethal as a knife or a gun” when he ploughed into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge, an inquest has heard.

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Kopparberg to produce cider in the UK over Brexit fears

Kopparberg to produce cider in the UK over Brexit fears

The Swedish firm looks to mitigate the fallout of Brexit in one of its key markets.

Putin blames 'a chain of tragic circumstances' for downed military aircraft

Putin blames 'a chain of tragic circumstances' for downed military aircraft

The aircraft was down over Syria where all 15 people onboard reportedly died.

Police chief warns no-deal Brexit could make Novichok investigation more difficult

Police chief warns no-deal Brexit could make Novichok investigation more difficult

Police chief warns no-deal Brexit may make Novichok investigation more difficult

A no-deal Brexit will make it harder for police to protect UK citizens as forces fall back on “slower, more bureaucratic” systems, one of the country’s most senior officers has warned.

EU migrants should not receive preferential treatment, says migration report

EU migrants should not receive preferential treatment, says migration report

The report suggests migration is not a "major determinate" of the wages of UK-born workers.

Honda boss says no-deal Brexit will cost the car company 'tens of millions'

Honda boss says no-deal Brexit will cost the car company 'tens of millions'

Honda boss says no-deal Brexit will cost the car company 'tens of millions'

A no-deal Brexit would cost car manufacturer Honda tens of millions of pounds, the company’s European boss has warned.

Woman receives hate mail slating Grenfell victims after displaying 'United for Grenfell' poster

Woman receives hate mail slating Grenfell victims after displaying 'United for Grenfell' poster

Woman receives hate mail for displaying 'United for Grenfell' poster

A woman in south east London has received hate mail slating the victims of Grenfell after displaying a poster in solidarity of those affected by the fire.

World Boxing Champion says sorry after offering woman drugs if she punched a passer-by

World Boxing Champion says sorry after offering woman drugs if she punched a passer-by

World Boxing Champion says sorry after offering woman drugs

Police are investigating a video which appears to show the world boxing champion Billy Joe Saunders offering a woman drugs.

Drop in vaccine uptake among children in England

Drop in vaccine uptake among children in England

The NHS has revealed that a declining number of children are being vaccinated against potentially deadly diseases.

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