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Friday, April 20, 2018

Friday, April 20, 2018

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'

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

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

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

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

Good exam results are important – but not at the expense of mental health, warns Helen Lowe

Headmaster: Parents putting too much pressure on kids to perform

Headmaster: Parents putting too much pressure on kids to perform

Some parents are putting academic success above their child's health and happiness, Helen Lowe has warned

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Lloyds hopes to redeploy affected staff where possible, with compulsory redundancies a "last resort"

Lloyds axe 1,200 jobs and will shut 49 branches

Lloyds axe 1,200 jobs and will shut 49 branches

The banking giant said 1,230 jobs will be cut across its branch network and some central functions as part of the move

A wannabe Islamist killer used a paintballing session to train for jihad (stock image)

Aspiring jihadis went paintballing in Woking

Aspiring jihadis went paintballing in Woking

A wannabe Islamist killer used a paintballing session to train for jihad as he plotted to join terror groups fighting in Syria

Theresa May wants to help a million girls living in developing Commonwealth nations go to school for longer

Government pledges £212m to help education of girls in Commonwealth

Government pledges £212m to help education of girls in Commonwealth

Theresa May wants to help a million girls living in developing Commonwealth nations go to school for longer

Hamish De Bretton Gordon claims that those condemning the UK air strikes on Syria are ignoring those most in danger

Chemical weapons expert: 'I abhor war, but sometimes you have to fight'

Chemical weapons expert: 'I abhor war, but sometimes you have to fight'

Hamish De Bretton Gordon says those condemning the strikes in Syria need to see the 'streets of Douma'

The move came amid anger that people who've lived in Britain since they were schoolchildren were now being denied access to healthcare and threatened with deportation

May to meet Caribbean leaders after 'appalling' treatment of Windrush generation

May to meet Caribbean leaders after 'appalling' treatment of Windrush generation

'some of the ways they have been treated has been wrong, and I am sorry,' said Mrs May

Employment is now at the highest level since records began in 1971

Employment hits record high as earnings edge above inflation

Employment hits record high as earnings edge above inflation

Employment increased by 55,000 in the quarter to February to 32.2 million, the highest figure since records began in 1971

Monday, April 16, 2018

Monday, April 16, 2018

Temperatures on Thursday will be warmer than many Southern European destinations

Britain to bask in week of warm weather

Britain to bask in week of warm weather

Temperatures on Thursday will be warmer than many Southern European destinations

Johnson insisted the strikes - co-ordinated with action by the United States and France - would send a warning to Syria

Boris Johnson: Syria strikes 'right for the world'

Boris Johnson: Syria strikes 'right for the world'

Johnson added that the Syrian war will go on, despite the latest strikes

'No doubt @gregwebsteruk thought it amusing to call for my beheading on this thread. I do not' said Ms Abbott

Diane Abbott reports light sabre 'beheading' tweet to Met Police

Diane Abbott reports light sabre 'beheading' tweet to Met Police

The Shadow Home Secretary has been a frequent victim of abuse on social media

Friday, April 13, 2018

Friday, April 13, 2018

Husnain Rashid, 31, made the post about the young royal's school on messaging app Telegram

Man accused of Prince George message to face terror charges

Man accused of Prince George message to face terror charges

An alleged Islamic State (IS) supporter accused of sharing details of Prince George's school on social media will now face trial in May

There are more than 1,400 empty beds across the UK, according to new stats

‘Ghost wards’ with empty hospital beds a scandal, says Labour

‘Ghost wards’ with empty hospital beds a scandal, says Labour

82 wards - the equivalent of two entire hospitals - have been shut

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Farmer Joe Nesbitt on the border separating the north and south of Ireland

Farms straddling Irish border could get tax-free status, says Davis

Farms straddling Irish border could get tax-free status, says Davis

Small businesses straddling the border an 'area of difficulty'

Jeremy Fleming's first speech was at the CYBERUK 18 conference, hosted by the National Cyber Security Centre

Salisbury poisonings show how 'reckless' Russia can be, says GCHQ chief

Salisbury poisonings show how 'reckless' Russia can be, says GCHQ chief

New boss of intelligence agency gives first speech in Manchester

Some EU nationals could inadvertently become illegal UK residents following Brexit

Thousands of EU citizens 'at risk of losing legal status after Brexit'

Thousands of EU citizens 'at risk of losing legal status after Brexit'

People often don't apply for things in their interests, says Oxford University’s Migration Observatory

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Muggy conditions in the UK will soon be replaced by brighter, warmer weather, say forecasters

Warmer weather on way as muggy conditions are driven out

Warmer weather on way as muggy conditions are driven out

Temperatures due to climb towards the weekend and into next week

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Nearly eight out of 10 UK companies and public sector bodies pay men more than women

Gender pay gap: 78% of firms paying men more than women

Gender pay gap: 78% of firms paying men more than women

Nearly eight out of 10 companies and public sector bodies pay men more than women as deadline passes

People enjoying the sunny weather conditions as they sit on Brighton beach

Wet march gives way to warm April as temperatures set to rise

Wet march gives way to warm April as temperatures set to rise

Forecasters predict double-digit temperatures across the UK heading towards the weekend

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

More than half of the heroin and morphine death hotspots in England and Wales are seaside locations

Seaside towns are hotspots for drug deaths

Seaside towns are hotspots for drug deaths

Six of the 10 towns and cities with the highest rates of fatalities related to the substances are coastal holiday resorts

Britons and Syrians share many opinions on what is most valuable for a good life

Study: Syrian refugees and British citizens share 'substantial common ground'

Study: Syrian refugees and British citizens share 'substantial common ground'

UK-based refugees are most likely to remain and contribute to their host economy and are "much better supported" compared to those elsewhere

Supermarkets are expected to focus on lowering prices and use more promotions

Relief for shoppers as food price rises slow down

Relief for shoppers as food price rises slow down

A substantial slowdown in food price rises has provided welcome respite for consumers

May claims "major injustices still hold too many women back"

May vows to tackle 'burning injustice' of gender pay gap

May vows to tackle 'burning injustice' of gender pay gap

The Prime Minister used an article in The Telegraph to compare the pay gap to the women's suffrage campaign a century ago

The boy's death took the capital's murder toll for the year so far to 48 in little over three months

London shooting: Second teenager dies

London shooting: Second teenager dies

The youth, who was shot in the face in Walthamstow, died in hospital with his family by his bedside on Tuesday evening

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

A 17-year-old girl was shot dead "for no reason at all" in a fatal drive-by attack during a night of violence in London

Tottenham girl's shooting was due to 'postcode war'

Tottenham girl's shooting was due to 'postcode war'

The teenager, named locally as Tanesha, was with friends in Chalgrove Road, Tottenham, north London, when she was murdered

Chalgrove Road in Tottenham

17-year-old girl shot dead in North London night of violence

17-year-old girl shot dead in North London night of violence

A 16-year-old boy is also in critical condition after two shootings in London

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Theresa May is greeted by the Governor of Riyadh Province, Faisal bin Bandar Al Saud, on a visit to Saudi Arabia last November. Andrew Smith believes the new Saudi Crown Prince should not be welcomed by the Prime Minister in London

Why Theresa May must cancel the Saudi Prince's visit

'Why Theresa May must cancel the Saudi Prince's visit'

If Theresa May allows Mohammad bin Salman to visit, it will tell the people being tortured and abused by the Saudi regime that their human rights don't matter

Monday, December 11, 2017

Monday, December 11, 2017

Our man Johnny with the writer and director of Menashe

Star of new film Menashe talks about bringing the Yiddish world to the United Kingdom

Star of new film Menashe talks about bringing the Yiddish world to the UK

Menashe Lustig and Alexander Lipshultz talk to Johnny Seifert

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Both suspects have been charged with preparing acts of terrorism, while Rahman has also been charged with assisting Imran

New terror arrests: Naa’imur Zakariyah Rahman and Mohammed Aqib Imran both charged

Two men charged with preparation of terrorist acts

Men will appear at Westminster Magistrates' Court tomorrow

Monday, December 4, 2017

Monday, December 4, 2017

Brexit: One in four young people reveal they would cut pensions to stop Brexit

One in four young people reveal they would cut pensions so that the UK will not leave the EU

Brexit: One in four young people reveal they would cut pensions to stop Brexit

One in four young Remain voters are prepared to cut pensions in order to remain in the EU, whereas one in four older Leave voters would prefer wages to be cut for young people in order to leave

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn has faced criticism for his latest promise

Jeremy Corbyn faces backlash for promising to introduce bank holiday for Scotland's Patron Saint

Jeremy Corbyn faces backlash for St Andrew's Day bank holiday promise

Voters blast Corbyn for continually 'promising free stuff' and suggesting Corbyn hates England

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Brexit: EU-UK trade discussions could take years, warns Michel Barnier after Theresa May's speech

Brexit: EU-UK trade discussions could take years, Michel Barnier warns Theresa May

EU-UK Brexit trade discussions could take years, Barnier warns May

The EU's chief Brexit negotiator gave an interview to a French newspaper in the wake of a House of Commons statement by Theresa May

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Saudi Arabia has been the UK's best customer in recent years

London is about to host a roll call of the world's most vile regimes. We must protest

'London is hosting a roll call of the world's worst regimes and we must protest'

Huge arms fair will attract dictators and human rights abusers from around the world. But don't worry, we'll be there too

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

'Only in Britain would you get rainfall and flood warnings in August' - Twitter users react to #Britishsummertime

'Only in Britain would you get rainfall and flood warnings in August' - Twitter users react to #Britishsummertime

'Only in Britain would you get rainfall and flood warnings in August'

Twitter users react to #Britishsummertime

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Donald Trump used golf to urge Scots against secession

SNP lawmaker says it's great Donald Trump doesn't want Scots to vote for independence

SNP lawmaker says it's great Donald Trump doesn't support Scottish independence

MSP James Dornan said his first reaction to Trump's comments was 'woo-hoo'

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Julia Hartley-Brewer argues with Open Britain's Will Cousins over importing EU workers

Julia Hartley-Brewer argues with Open Britain's Will Cousins over importing EU workers

Julia Hartley-Brewer argues with Open Britain's Will Cousins over EU workers

Our host spoke to the representative from the pro-EU thinktank about the Government's plans to bring in consultants on a post-Brexit immigration system

Amber Rudd to commission new committee to devise post-Brexit immigration system

Amber Rudd to commission new committee to devise post-Brexit immigration system

Amber Rudd to commission new committee to devise post-Brexit immigration system

The Home Secretary is to bring in experts to devise a new system for immigration after the UK leaves the EU

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Migrants arrested in Calais after trying to be smuggled into Britain by plane

Migrants who tried to sneak into Britain by plane arrested in Calais

Migrants who tried to sneak into Britain by plane arrested in Calais

French police were able to prevent the plane from taking off by arresting its occupants on the tarmac at a nearby airfield

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Boris Johnson believes the EU's demands are too high

Brexit: Boris Johnson blasts 'extortionate' EU divorce bill demand

Brexit: Boris Johnson blasts 'extortionate' EU divorce bill demand

Johnson's stance echoes that of other senior Tories

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Pamela Anderson invites Emmanuel Macron to new French restaurant to discuss Julian Assange

Pamela Anderson invites Emmanuel Macron to new French restaurant to discuss Julian Assange

Pamela Anderson invites Emmanuel Macron to new French restaurant

The actress and activist has invited the French President to her Saint-Tropez pop-up restaurant to try to convince him to provide asylum for Julian Assange

Friday, May 26, 2017

Friday, May 26, 2017

Syrian state media claims US coalition airstrikes have killed 35 civilians

Syrian state media claims US airstrikes against Isis have killed 35 civilians

Syrian state media claims US airstrikes against Isis have killed 35 civilians

The strike is reported to have taken place in a town in the east of the country held by Islamic State

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

British man suspected of Islamic State membership convicted of terrorism offence

Aine Davis: Briton suspected of Isis membership convicted of terror offence

British 'Isis leader' convicted of terror offence

33-year-old Aine Davis had been arrested in 2015 in Turkey, and is understood to be part of the cell which included 'Jihadi John'

Monday, May 8, 2017

Monday, May 8, 2017

Emmanuel Macron - what does the En Marche leader's election mean for Brexit?

Why are Nigel Farage and the Brexit gang so scared of Emmanuel Macron?

Why are Nigel Farage and the Brexit gang so scared of Emmanuel Macron?

Macron could prove to be a sizeable roadblock for Theresa May's Brexit vision

Banksy EU mural in Dover provokes online debate

Banksy Brexit mural in Dover provokes heated online debate

Banksy EU mural in Dover provokes online debate

The illustration which appeared near the A20 showed a man cracking a star off an EU flag

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Thursday, April 27, 2017

EU trade chief says Britain will get post-Brexit free trade deal 'for sure'

EU trade chief says Britain will get post-Brexit free trade deal 'for sure'

European Commissioner for Trade says deal will definitely happen

Friday, February 3, 2017

Friday, February 3, 2017

Theresa May has struck a conciliatory tone in her discussion of migrants' post-Brexit right

Brexit: Theresa May told 'don't harm our people' by Spanish Prime Minister

Theresa May told 'don't harm our people' by Spanish Prime Minister

Mariano Rajoy tells May Brexit must be quick and constructive

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Several countries in Europe, including the UK, would vote remain in an EU Referendum

Britain would vote against Brexit in another referendum, new figures suggest

Britain would vote against Brexit in another referendum, new figures suggest

All 13 countries sampled in new survey would vote to remain in the EU - including the UK

Saturday, December 24, 2016

Saturday, December 24, 2016

The Brexit result has proved hugely divisive

Brussels politicians believe Brexit talks will collapse, Remainer Peter Wilding tells George Galloway

Brussels leader think Brexit talks will collapse, Remainer tells George Galloway

Peter Wilding says he accepts referendum result but UK must not be 'arsonist of Europe'

Friday, December 9, 2016

Friday, December 9, 2016

'We'll see more terrorism after war in Syria ends', claims former national counter-terrorism security office head after MI6 terror warning

'We'll see more terrorism after war in Syria ends', claims former national counter-terrorism security office head

'We'll see more terrorism after war in Syria ends', warns security expert

Chris Phillips spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer after the head of MI6 warned there is an 'unprecedented' terror threat to the UK

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