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Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Dr Kogan insisted that Facebook's tools were capable of helping campaign groups send targeted advertising

Facebook data in Cambridge Analytica row was 'highly inaccurate'

Facebook data in Cambridge Analytica row was 'highly inaccurate'

The Cambridge academic at the centre of a row over the use of Facebook users' private data has dismissed claims the information could have been used to influence voters

EE, 02 and Three, also scored badly in the survey

Vodafone rated worst mobile provider in Which? survey

Vodafone rated worst mobile provider in Which? survey

The other leading providers, EE, 02 and Three, also scored badly

"The only trouble is I don't know how I am going to keep up with them," says Charles

Charles delight at new grandson: 'It is a great joy'

Charles delight at new grandson: 'It is a great joy'

'The only trouble is I don't know how I am going to keep up with them,' says the heir to the throne

The Health Secretary warned that after the "most challenging" winter for many years there is "no doubt" about the pressures the service is under

Jeremy Hunt asks Tory MPs to help solve NHS funding problems

Jeremy Hunt asks Tory MPs to help solve NHS funding problems

The Health Secretary warned that after the "most challenging" winter for many years there is "no doubt" about the pressures the service is under

The number of Britons looking for jobs in the EU increased by 15% in recent months

'Brexodus' fear as Brits search for jobs in EU

'Brexodus' fear as Brits search for jobs in EU

The number of Britons looking for jobs in the EU increased by 15% in recent months, suggesting a "Brexodus" of workers

The Trussell Trust said its network distributed more than 1.3 million three-day food supplies over the last year

Food banks handing out record amount of emergency supplies

Food banks handing out record amount of emergency supplies

The Trussell Trust said its network distributed more than 1.3 million three-day food supplies in the year to March, a 13% increase on the previous 12 months

Churchill and other male statues have, until now, dominated Parliament Square

Parliament Square's first female statue to be unveiled

Parliament Square's first female statue to be unveiled

Millicent Fawcett, the suffragist who fought for women's right to vote in the early 20th century, will join eleven male statues

"More clarity" is still needed from the UK, says EU chief Michel Barnier

Brussels: Ball is in Britain's court over Brexit

Brussels: Ball is in Britain's court over Brexit

All those involved "know where the EU stands" but "more clarity" is still needed from the UK, EU chief Michel Barnier said

The driver of the van, Alek Minassian, 25, has been arrested

Ten dead in Toronto van attack

Ten dead in Toronto van attack

Ten people died and 15 were injured, some critically, police in Canada have confirmed

Alfie's life support has been withdrawn at Alder Hey in Liverpool

Parents lose 'last ditch' life support attempt for Alfie

Parents lose 'last ditch' life support attempt for Alfie

Doctors have been left "gobsmacked" after Alfie Evans' life-support was withdrawn but he continued to live

Monday, April 23, 2018

Monday, April 23, 2018

The Baroness suggested the incident in Douma "if it happened at all" could have been carried out by jihadists rather than Bashar Assad's government forces

'Illegal, unethical and dangerous': Baroness Cox condemns Syria air strikes

'Illegal, unethical and dangerous': Baroness Cox condemns Syria air strikes

Cox suggested the incident in Douma "if it happened at all" could have been carried out by jihadists rather than Bashar Assad's government forces

The authors estimated that in Europe, 21% of PMS cases may be associated to alcohol intake

Drinking makes PMS worse, finds study

Drinking makes PMS worse, finds study

Researchers have linked drinking to a heightened risk of suffering symptoms of PMS

The technology giant said it would begin holding interactive sessions for schools in its retail stores later this year

Apple scheme to encourage UK kids to get into engineering

Apple scheme to encourage UK kids to get into engineering

Apple has announced its support for the Government's Year of Engineering scheme, designed to get more school children to enter the profession

The murder of the teenager was a watershed moment in modern race relations in the UK

25 years on: Stephen Lawrence's life and legacy celebrated

25 years on: Stephen Lawrence's life and legacy celebrated

National figures, including Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle, will join Stephen's family for the event being held today in the central London

The recent hot weather will soon turn cold, with sleet and snow a risk on higher ground

After 29C temperatures... UK at risk of snow

After 29C temperatures... UK at risk of snow

The Lake District, North Pennines and Scottish Highlands are most at risk

The Prince is unlikely to be too concerned about his chances of becoming King

New arrival pushes Harry out of top five in line to throne

New arrival pushes Harry out of top five in line to throne

The new Prince of Cambridge has been born fifth in line to the throne - bumping Prince Harry out of the top five

The baby's sex was a surprise to William and Kate, who chose not to find out what they were having

It's a boy! Will and Kate welcome new Prince

It's a boy! Will and Kate welcome new Prince

The new prince arrived at 11.01am, weighing 8lb 7oz, Kensington Palace announced

Campbell (right) was an experienced marathon runner (photo: Twitter)

Masterchef cook dies after collapse during London marathon

Masterchef cook dies after collapse during London marathon

Matt Campbell, aged 29, a professional chef from the Lake District, collapsed at the 22.5 mile mark

More than half of zero-hour contract workers have had jobs cancelled with less than a day's notice

Number of zero hour contracts rises to 1.8m

Number of zero hour contracts rises to 1.8m

The number of contracts not guaranteeing regular hours represents 6% of all contracts, unchanged from the previous figure

 St David's, St Patrick's, St George's and St Andrew's Day will all be days off, if Corbyn is elected

Labour promise four more UK Bank Holidays if elected

Labour promise four more UK Bank Holidays if elected

St David's, St Patrick's, St George's and St Andrew's Day will all be days off, if Corbyn is elected

The Turkish-born Roman soldier famously slayed a dragon

Will it be a St. George's Day baby for Will and Kate?

Will it be a St. George's Day baby for Will and Kate?

The patron saint of England, St George is heralded for his honour, bravery and gallantry

Dankula faces sentencing today (picture Lucy Brown)

Count Dankula to be sentenced for Nazi pug salute hate crime

Count Dankula to be sentenced for Nazi pug salute hate crime

The 30-year-old, a self-described "professional s*** poster" and free speech advocate, said the video had been misunderstood

Mrs May is set to face calls from leading Brexiteers Boris Johnson, David Davis and Liam Fox to abandon her preferred form of a customs deal with the EU

Government faces week of fresh Brexit battles on Customs Union

Government faces week of fresh Brexit battles on Customs Union

With flagship Brexit legislation vulnerable to further attacks in the Lords, pro-European Tory MPs are set to voice their concerns over withdrawal on Thursday

The baby prince or princess will be fifth in line to the throne

Duchess of Cambridge in labour with third child

Duchess of Cambridge in labour with third child

Kate was taken to the private Lindo wing of St Mary's Hospital in Paddington, London

Friday, April 20, 2018

Friday, April 20, 2018

Jailed: John Tomlin

Man jailed for Newham 'acid attack'

Man jailed for Newham 'acid attack'

Substantial, lifelong injuries suffered by two victims

About 7,000 workers are employed at Nissan's Sunderland site

Nissan announce 'short term reduction' at Sunderland factory

Nissan announce 'short term reduction' at Sunderland factory

No mention of job losses

All four home nations enjoyed their hottest day of the year so far on Thursday (April 19)

More hot weather forecast for Friday as April sizzles

More hot weather forecast for Friday as April sizzles

London Marathon runners advised to consider dropping goal times and to run more slowly

Douma, scene of the April 7 chemical attack

'Plenty of evidence' that Britain staged Douma gas attack, says Russian foreign minister

'Plenty of evidence' that Britain staged Douma gas attack

Sergei Lavrov also alleges stockpile of chemicals produced in Germany and England

The teenager’s defence that her Instagram profile 'wasn't public' had been proved wrong in court

Teenager found guilty of sending offensive Instagram post

Teenager found guilty of sending offensive Instagram post

Post featured lyrics from Snap Dogg's I'm Trippin'

Details of the pair's injuries were given during the sentencing of John Tomlin (stock image)

Acid attack victims tried to take their lives following horrific injuries

Acid attack victims tried to take their lives following horrific injuries

Perpetrator shows no emotion in court

Arsene Wenger will leave Arsenal after almost 22 years in the role

Arsene Wenger to leave Arsenal at end of the season

Arsene Wenger to leave Arsenal at end of the season

His position has come under intense scrutiny over the past 18 months

London Marathon runners cross Tower Bridge having completed twelve miles of the course

'Inspirational' man with feeding tube to run London Marathon

'Inspirational' man with feeding tube to run London Marathon

Electrical engineer diagnosed with rare tumour in 2016

Jacob Rees-Mogg: : 'There are a few cave-dwellers in the House of Lords who are committed to opposing Brexit.'

'Cave-dwellers in the House of Lords committed to opposing Brexit', says Rees-Mogg

'Cave-dwellers in the Lords committed to opposing Brexit', says Rees-Mogg

Customs union 'a means to stop Brexit' and peers voted 'to protect vested interests'

Teenage Stranger Things star Millie Bobby Brown named one of the world's most influential people

Millie Bobby Brown, 14, makes Time 100 list with Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un

Millie Bobby Brown, 14, makes Time 100 list

British actress the youngest person ever to be included in annual list

More than three out of four UK drivers admit to speeding, research suggests

Half of drivers say speeding is acceptable, poll finds

Half of drivers say speeding is acceptable, poll finds

A third of motorists deliberately speed when the road is empty

Russian president Vladimir Putin (stock image)

Britain could do a lot more to pressure 'gangster' Russia, says senior MP

Britain could do a lot more to pressure 'gangster' Russia, says senior MP

New cross-party Russia Co-ordination Group held its first meeting on Wednesday (April 18)

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Thursday, April 19, 2018

MP argues against 'ridiculous situation'

Information Commissioner's powers must be beefed up, says Damian Collins

Information Commissioner's powers must be beefed up, says Damian Collins

Chairman of Commons DCMS Committee said Information Commissioner should have 'the power to go into companies without notice'

The students were sentenced at Stafford Crown Court (stock image)

Students jailed for sexually abusing vulnerable girls

Students jailed for sexually abusing vulnerable girls

Judge bans all four men from using Snapchat for eight years

The prime minister and president Xi discussed Syria and the Salisbury nerve agent attack

Theresa May discusses Syria strikes with China's president Xi

Theresa May discusses Syria strikes with China's president Xi

China one of just three members of UN Security Council to vote for resolution condemning the strikes

The High Court in London, where Tatiana Akhmedova has been granted further orders

Divorce battle woman who won £453m granted further orders to help recover award

Divorce battle woman granted further orders to help recover £453m award

Judge says her efforts had been 'frustrated'

A large piece on the crashed Hawker Hunter fighter jet is lifted by crane in Shoreham, in 2015

Pilot to face trial over deaths of 11 men in Shoreham air disaster

Pilot to face trial over deaths of 11 men in Shoreham air disaster

Andrew Hill's vintage Hawker Hunter jet plunged into traffic on the A27 while trying to execute a loop-the-loop in August 2015

The Queen speaks at the formal opening of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting at Buckingham Palace

Queen endorses Charles to take over as Commonwealth head

Queen endorses Charles to take over as Commonwealth head

Her Majesty tells delegates of her 'sincere wish'

Prince Charles: 'The Commonwealth has been a fundamental feature of my life for as long as I can remember.'

Commonwealth can be a cornerstone for the lives of future generations - Charles

Commonwealth can be a cornerstone for the lives of future generations - Charles

Prince takes prominent role during two-day Commonwealth summit

The liner 'Empire Windrush'

Some ministers saw immigration policy as 'almost reminiscent of Nazi Germany'

Immigration policy 'almost reminiscent of Nazi Germany'

'A very contested piece of legislation across government departments', says peer

Good news for first-time buyers as property prices are cut

House-sellers slashing property prices, with average discount of £25,000

House-sellers slash property prices

Good news for first-time buyers

Membership of a customs union is a key Brexit issue

Commons showdown looms as government suffers double defeat on Brexit legislation

Commons showdown looms as government suffers double defeat on Brexit legislation

'Theresa May must listen to the growing chorus of voices and rethink her approach,' says Shadow Brexit Secretary

Dale Winton, who died on Wednesday

Tributes for TV presenter Dale Winton after death aged 62

Tributes for TV presenter Dale Winton after death aged 62

Star dies at his home on Wednesday (April 18)

London Marathon runners can expect hot and humid conditions on Sunday

Warmest April day in decades forecast with temperatures set to hit 28C

Warmest April day in decades forecast with temperatures set to hit 28C

A high of 28C would beat the 2001 April high of 27.8C (82F), says Met Office

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Wednesday, April 18, 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

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