By Angus Randall

Monday 12 August 2019

Monday 12 August 2019

Norway mosque attack suspect smiles in court

Norway mosque attack suspect smiles in court

A suspected gunman accused of an attempted terrorist attack on a Norwegian mosque has smiled but refused to speak as he faced court in Oslo.

Goldsmiths University bans beef to combat climate change

Goldsmiths University bans beef to combat climate change

The college has banned beef and will phase out single-use plastics as part of 'urgent action to cut carbon use'.

Gang jailed for knife-point robbery

Gang jailed for knife-point robbery

Five men have been jailed for a total of almost 25 years for a knife-point robbery in north London.

Mother and son jailed for life for ‘brutal' footpath murder

Mother and son jailed for life for ‘brutal' footpath murder

A pensioner and her son will spend life in prison for murdering a man after a long-running feud over him using a footpath on their land.

Still time to avoid no deal Brexit ‘chaos’

Still time to avoid no deal Brexit ‘chaos’

Justice secretary Robert Buckland says there is still time to avoid the 'chaos' of a no-deal Brexit.

Diane Abbott: Labour will call no-confidence vote 'when we can win'

Diane Abbott: Labour will call no-confidence vote 'when we can win'

Labour will put forward a no-confidence vote in Boris Johnson only once it knows it can win, according to Dianne Abbott.

Friday 9 August 2019

Friday 9 August 2019

Trump reassures gun lobby views will be ‘fully represented’

Trump reassures gun lobby views will be ‘fully represented’

Donald Trump has promised the NRA he will not ignore the gun lobby’s ‘strong views’ about the right to bear arms.

Extinction Rebellion protester: Government should be on trial

Extinction Rebellion protester: Government should be on trial

A former banker turned Extinction Rebellion protester has faced court for his role in the April mass demonstrations.

Sajid Javid maintains economy ‘strong’ despite seven year slump

Sajid Javid maintains economy ‘strong’ despite seven year slump

Chancellor Sajid Javid has maintained the fundamentals of the British economy were “strong” despite the worst figures in seven years.

Thursday 8 August 2019

Thursday 8 August 2019

Chief whip Mark Spencer ‘hacked’ with cat tweet

Chief whip Mark Spencer ‘hacked’ with cat tweet

Mark Spencer said he was 'hacked' after an unintelligible tweet was posted along with an image of a cat.

Boris Johnson unveils fast-track visa plans

Boris Johnson unveils fast-track visa plans

The Prime Minister announced plans for a fast-track visa pathway for foreign scientists in a bid to boost the UK’s research sector post-Brexit.

Firefighters ‘under increasing pressure’ as resources dwindle

Firefighters ‘under increasing pressure’ as resources dwindle

The Firefighters’ union accused the government of slashing funding despite a nine per cent increase in the number of fires across England.

Former Nazi guard in German murder trial

Former Nazi guard in German murder trial

A 92-year-old former SS private is set to go on trial on 5,230 counts of being an accessory to murder.

War veteran jailed for 'threatening' tweets to MP Heidi Allen

War veteran jailed for 'threatening' tweets to MP Heidi Allen

A Falklands War veteran has been jailed for 24 weeks for sending “threatening” tweets to former Conservative MP Heidi Allen.

Train passenger who 'slipped on pigeon poo' gets £28k payout

Train passenger who 'slipped on pigeon poo' gets £28k payout

Network Rail has paid out £28,000 to a passenger who “possibly slipped” on pigeon poo and hurt their leg at Paddington station.

Police spent £4k on Australian trip in Carl Beech investigation

Police spent £4k on Australian trip in Carl Beech investigation

Police investigating false claims of a paedophile ring spent £4,670 on trip to Australia to confirm an alleged murder victim was alive.

Wednesday 7 August 2019

Wednesday 7 August 2019

No new one and two pence coins produced last year

No new one and two pence coins produced last year

The Royal Mint said it produced no new one and two pence coins last year for the first time in decades.

Australian public servant loses free speech case

Australian public servant loses free speech case

A former public servant who was fired after she posted tweets critical of the Australian government has lost a High Court case over her sacking.

Inside the world of 8chan

Inside the world of 8chan

8chan has been taken offline after it was visited by individuals who went on to commit mass shootings.

Strictly Come Dancing 2019: The line-up so far

Strictly Come Dancing 2019: The line-up so far

Among the line-up are sports stars, singers and social media influencers - plus the world's number one table tennis player.

British Airways fixes glitch causing travel chaos

British Airways fixes glitch causing travel chaos

The airline said it had fixed a glitch that led to more than 100 flights from Heathrow and Gatwick airports being cancelled.

Dominic Raab meets Trump in first tour as Foreign Secretary

Dominic Raab meets Trump in first tour as Foreign Secretary

He met with US leaders Donald Trump and vice president Mike Pence in Washington.

Tuesday 6 August 2019

Tuesday 6 August 2019

Man who murdered eight in house fire jailed for life

Man who murdered eight in house fire jailed for life

Shahid Mohammed has been jailed for life for murdering five children and three adults in an arson attack in Huddersfield in 2002.

MPs launch legal action to stop no-deal Brexit

MPs launch legal action to stop no-deal Brexit

A group of 70 politicians have launched legal action to prevent Boris Johnson suspending Parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit.

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