By Angus Randall

Tuesday 15 October 2019

Tuesday 15 October 2019

Dominic Raab reviewing whether British IS fighters can return home

Dominic Raab reviewing whether British IS fighters can return home

A policy that British nationals who fought for the Islamic State group should instead face justice in the region is under review.

Reports of hate crimes hit record high

Reports of hate crimes hit record high

The number of reported hate crimes in England and Wales rose by 10 per cent over the past year.

Jeremy Corbyn: Voter ID laws hurt minorities

Jeremy Corbyn: Voter ID laws hurt minorities

He said government plans to demand photo ID at polling stations would “disproportionately” discriminate against ethnic minorities.

Kate Hoey: No point rushing Brexit deal

Kate Hoey: No point rushing Brexit deal

She said there was no point pushing for a Brexit deal in order to meet the October 31 deadline because Parliament may not pass it anyway.

Extinction Rebellion defy police protest ban

Extinction Rebellion defy police protest ban

Officers warned protesters they faced arrest if they continued to demonstrate in London.

Downing Street: PM will stay on even if Queen’s Speech defeated

Downing Street: PM will stay on even if Queen’s Speech defeated

The Prime Minister will not resign even if his agenda set out in the Queen’s Speech is defeated by Parliament.

Thursday 10 October 2019

Thursday 10 October 2019

Glasgow driver caught with sofa and armchairs piled on roof

Glasgow driver caught with sofa and armchairs piled on roof

Police in Scotland have caught a driver travelling along a city road with an entire lounge suite tied to the roof.

UK to land rover on the Moon by 2021

UK to land rover on the Moon by 2021

The UK would become only the fourth country to land a rover on the Moon.

Home Office: EU citizens risk deportation if they fail to register

Home Office: EU citizens risk deportation if they fail to register

A Home Office minister warned European Union citizens could be deported if they do not apply for settled status by the end of next year.

Wednesday 9 October 2019

Wednesday 9 October 2019

Dancing On Ice to feature same-sex couple for first time

Dancing On Ice to feature same-sex couple for first time

Steps singer Ian “H” Watkins will team up with professional dancer Matt Evers in the 2020 series.

Stanley Johnson: 'Uncooperative crusties' is a compliment

Stanley Johnson: 'Uncooperative crusties' is a compliment

He told Extinction Rebellion activists it was a “tremendous compliment” to be called "uncooperative crusties" by the Prime Minister.

Speaker candidate dubs John Bercow ‘playground bully’

Speaker candidate dubs John Bercow ‘playground bully’

Conservative MP Shailesh Vara called the outgoing Speaker a “playground bully” who has “tarnished the role of Speaker with his biasness”.

Friday 4 October 2019

Friday 4 October 2019

Victim thought he would never see again after pepper spray assault

Victim thought he would never see again after pepper spray assault

A 23-year-old gay man thought he had been permanently blinded after he was attacked with pepper spray in a suspected homophobic assault.

Cricketers accused of becoming ‘vending machines for junk food’

Cricketers accused of becoming ‘vending machines for junk food’

The Hundred tournament has faced criticism from health campaigners for offering KP Snacks prime advertising space.

MP Charlie Elphicke faces court over sex assault charges

MP Charlie Elphicke faces court over sex assault charges

He pleaded not guilty to three counts of sexual assault against two women dating back to 2007.

Sidmouth 'fatberg’ mystery solved

Sidmouth 'fatberg’ mystery solved

Cooking fats and hygiene products bore much of the responsibility for a giant ‘fatberg’ found under the coastal town of Sidmouth.

Rory Stewart runs for Mayor of London

Rory Stewart runs for Mayor of London

He has resigned from the Conservative Party and said he will stand as an independent candidate for Mayor.

Boris Johnson faces further legal battles over Brexit

Boris Johnson faces further legal battles over Brexit

He could face two more legal showdowns to force a Brexit extension should he fail to secure a deal by October 19.

Thursday 3 October 2019

Thursday 3 October 2019

Rock band Kiss to play concert for sharks

Rock band Kiss to play concert for sharks

They will play a show next month in Australia for sharks and eight fans, who will listen through underwater speakers in a small submarine.

Belfast shipbuilders ‘ecstatic’ as they return to work

Belfast shipbuilders ‘ecstatic’ as they return to work

Employees of shipmaker Harland and Wolff cheered as they strode through the gates for their first day back at work.

Community ‘in shock’ over stabbing of woman and newborn baby

Community ‘in shock’ over stabbing of woman and newborn baby

A man has been charged with two counts of attempted murder after a mother and three-week-old baby were stabbed.

Annunziata Rees-Mogg: 'Give PM’s Brexit plans a chance'

Annunziata Rees-Mogg: 'Give PM’s Brexit plans a chance'

She was awaiting further details before deciding whether to support Boris Johnson’s new Brexit proposals.

Naga Munchetty tight-lipped on return to BBC Breakfast

Naga Munchetty tight-lipped on return to BBC Breakfast

She refused to discuss an impartiality row that was sparked when she condemned Donald Trump for comments he made about his political rivals.

Boris Johnson ready for 10 days of ‘intensive Brexit discussions’

Boris Johnson ready for 10 days of ‘intensive Brexit discussions’

He said he was confident he could pass a new Brexit deal, despite having “very little time” left before he has pledged to leave.

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