By Angus Randall

Wednesday 19 June 2019

Wednesday 19 June 2019

'Momentum' with Michael Gove after third leadership vote

'Momentum' with Michael Gove after third leadership vote

Nicky Morgan said "momentum" is with Michael Gove after he narrowed the gap for second place on Jeremy Hunt.

Prototype revealed for zero emission ice cream van

Prototype revealed for zero emission ice cream van

Nissan has created a prototype for an electric ice cream van that would mean vendors no longer have to keep the engine running.

Rory Stewart eliminated from leadership race

Rory Stewart eliminated from leadership race

Rory Stewart has been knocked out of the leadership race after losing 10 supporters in the third ballot.

Labour MPs warn Jeremy Corbyn against backing second Brexit vote

Labour MPs warn Jeremy Corbyn against backing second Brexit vote

A group of 26 Labour MPs said the commitment to a second referendum risks “driving a wedge” between traditional Labour voters and the party.

River Mersey more polluted than massive ocean garbage patch

River Mersey more polluted than massive ocean garbage patch

The Liverpool river is more polluted than the great Pacific garbage patch, according to research from Greenpeace.

Tube attacker took £600 of crack cocaine the day before incident

Tube attacker took £600 of crack cocaine the day before incident

A schizophrenic who pushed a 91-year-old man onto Tube tracks last year had taken £600 worth of crack cocaine the day before the attack.

Teenagers jailed for 'brutal' torture of schoolboy

Teenagers jailed for 'brutal' torture of schoolboy

Three teenagers who held a boy captive for six hours after he knocked over a drink have been jailed.

PMQs uproar after SNP MP declares Boris Johnson ‘racist’

PMQs uproar after SNP MP declares Boris Johnson ‘racist’

The SNP MP has been warned by speaker John Bercow for calling Boris Johnson “racist" during Prime Minister’s Questions.

Tuesday 18 June 2019

Tuesday 18 June 2019

Rory Stewart ‘telling the difficult truth about Brexit’

Rory Stewart ‘telling the difficult truth about Brexit’

Richard Benyon said Rory Stewart is the only leadership candidate “telling the difficult truth about Brexit”.

Health minister absent after fainting in Parliament

Health minister absent after fainting in Parliament

Baroness Blackwood has missed today’s parliamentary sitting after she fainted in the despatch box of Lords yesterday.

Leadership race live: Contenders arrive for debate

Leadership race live: Contenders arrive for debate

Dominic Raab has been knocked out the leadership race, ahead of the second televised debate.

Teenager jailed for branding Prince Harry ‘race traitor’

Teenager jailed for branding Prince Harry ‘race traitor’

The teenager who called the Duke of Sussex a “race traitor” in an online post has been jailed for four years and three months.

‘Tiny traces’ of listeria in food unlikely to affect people

‘Tiny traces’ of listeria in food unlikely to affect people

The British Sandwich Association said it is unlikely sandwich suppliers are to blame for the listeria deaths of five patients across the UK.

Monday 17 June 2019

Monday 17 June 2019

Boaty McBoatface successful in maiden mission

Boaty McBoatface successful in maiden mission

Boaty McBoatface successful in maiden mission

Climate scientists have said the submarine with the publicly-chosen moniker Boaty McBoatface has been successful in its maiden mission.

Prince Harry branded a ‘race traitor’ in violent image

Prince Harry branded a ‘race traitor’ in violent image

The Duke of Sussex was dubbed a “race traitor” and pictured with a gun to his head in an image posted online by a Leeds teenager.

Rory Stewart and Sajid Javid insist they can remain in race

Rory Stewart and Sajid Javid insist they can remain in race

The Conservative leadership hopefuls have said they believe they have the support to survive the next round of voting.

Dawn Butler ‘embarrassed’ to be a politician after leaders debate

Dawn Butler ‘embarrassed’ to be a politician after leaders debate

The Labour MP said last night’s leadership debate was “embarrassing” for the profession.

Jeremy Hunt backs Trump '150 per cent' on London knife crime

Jeremy Hunt backs Trump '150 per cent' on London knife crime

The leadership hopeful said he agrees “150 per cent” with Donald Trump in his latest attacks on London mayor Sadiq Khan.

EU will not shift for Boris on Brexit

EU will not shift for Boris on Brexit

He said “it’s hard to imagine” Boris Johnson has the ability to convince the European Union to shift its position on Brexit.

Friday 14 June 2019

Friday 14 June 2019

Notre Dame: ‘Big donors haven’t paid, not a cent’

Notre Dame: ‘Big donors haven’t paid, not a cent’

Cathedral officials are still waiting for the French billionaires who promised massive donations in the wake of April’s fire to pay up.

Chuka Umunna rejects ‘careerist’ claims after Lib Dem defection

Chuka Umunna rejects ‘careerist’ claims after Lib Dem defection

He said he is the opposite of a “careerist” despite joining his third party in six months.

Lord Sugar backs Boris Johnson to stop ‘horrible man Corbyn’

Lord Sugar backs Boris Johnson to stop ‘horrible man Corbyn’

The business leader has thrown his support behind Boris Johnson, saying he has the best chance to beat “horrible man” Jeremy Corbyn.

Stowaway lizard travels from Greece to Wales in suitcase

Stowaway lizard travels from Greece to Wales in suitcase

The RSPCA was alerted after the holidaymakers from Bridgend returned home and found the lizard in their suitcase.

Jo Swinson dismisses Chuka Umunna's tweets lambasting Lib Dems

Jo Swinson dismisses Chuka Umunna's tweets lambasting Lib Dems

The deputy Lib Dem leader has brushed off historic tweets from Chuka Umunna attacking the party.

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