By Angus Randall

Wednesday 28 August 2019

Wednesday 28 August 2019

Sajid Javid splashes cash for schools, NHS and police

Sajid Javid splashes cash for schools, NHS and police

The Chancellor has been preparing to announce his first round of spending pledges, with schools, hospitals and the police set to benefit.

Tuesday 27 August 2019

Tuesday 27 August 2019

Jeremy Corbyn romps to victory in talkRADIO Brexit poll

Jeremy Corbyn romps to victory in talkRADIO Brexit poll

Jeremy Corbyn triumphed in a talkRADIO poll that asked listeners to choose between a Corbyn government or a hard Brexit.

MPs sign declaration against no-deal Brexit

MPs sign declaration against no-deal Brexit

Those who have signed the document, dubbed the Church House Declaration, oppose a no-deal Brexit and pledge to do 'whatever is necessary' to stop it.

Retired choirmaster guilty of abusing boys

Retired choirmaster guilty of abusing boys

Kenneth Francis denied all offences but was found guilty of indecent assault and gross indecency.

Number of Notting Hill Carnival police assaults ‘unacceptable’

Number of Notting Hill Carnival police assaults ‘unacceptable’

Police said 37 people were arrested for assaulting officers during the Notting Hill Carnival over the long weekend.

Eurovision winner to stand as Brexit Party MP

Eurovision winner to stand as Brexit Party MP

A singer in Bucks Fizz will stand as a Brexit Party candidate for the Labour seat of Kensington at the next election.

Jo Swinson: Even Gove against no-deal Brexit

Jo Swinson: Even Gove against no-deal Brexit

She said it would be “anti-democratic” for Boris Johnson to suspend Parliament in order to carry out a no-deal Brexit.

Thursday 22 August 2019

Thursday 22 August 2019

Grenfell accused: Burning tower effigy a ‘joke’

Grenfell accused: Burning tower effigy a ‘joke’

The man who filmed a burning model of Grenfell Tower said it was a joke between friends, and was not at the expense of the victims.

Jeremy Corbyn takes lead in talkRADIO Brexit poll

Jeremy Corbyn takes lead in talkRADIO Brexit poll

A talkRADIO poll that asks listeners to choose between a Jeremy Corbyn government or a hard Brexit provokes fierce debate.

Ex-Blue Peter star John Leslie denies sexual assault

Ex-Blue Peter star John Leslie denies sexual assault

He denied sexually assaulting a woman at a London nightclub over a decade ago and will face trial next year.

Angela Merkel’s backstop deadline 'changes nothing’

Angela Merkel’s backstop deadline 'changes nothing’

Labour MEP Claude Moraes claims Ms Merkel’s backstop deadline is not a significant breakthrough in negotiations.

One-in-five score top GCSE grades

One-in-five score top GCSE grades

The proportion of GCSEs awarded top grades has risen for the second year in a row after the biggest education shake-up in a generation.

Experts predict record Bank Holiday heatwave

Experts predict record Bank Holiday heatwave

The Met Office said a bank holiday heatwave could see temperatures reach 33 degrees and set a new record for the long weekend.

Wednesday 21 August 2019

Wednesday 21 August 2019

Anti-abortion clinic protesters lose appeal

Anti-abortion clinic protesters lose appeal

Campaigners have lost an appeal over a ban on protesting outside a women’s health clinic in Ealing.

PC Andrew Harper: Accused killer faces January trial

PC Andrew Harper: Accused killer faces January trial

Jed Foster, the man accused of murdering PC Andrew Harper, is yet to enter his plea and will face trial in January.

Lucas Dobson: Body found in search for six-year-old boy

Lucas Dobson: Body found in search for six-year-old boy

Kent Police said the body has not been formally identified but Lucas's family has been informed.

Donald Trump’s Greenland joke turns serious

Donald Trump’s Greenland joke turns serious

The US president showed he is genuine about buying Greenland after he cancelled a trip to Denmark.

Kate Hoey: Jury still out on Boris Johnson

Kate Hoey: Jury still out on Boris Johnson

The Labour MP advised Boris Johnson to be 'absolutely clear and strong and tough' during Brexit talks with European leaders this week.

Boris Johnson vows to enter Brexit talks with ‘a lot of oomph’

Boris Johnson vows to enter Brexit talks with ‘a lot of oomph’

He accused his European neighbours of being 'a bit negative' ahead of Brexit talks with Germany and France.

Tuesday 20 August 2019

Tuesday 20 August 2019

Mercedes 'spies on drivers and passes information to bailiffs'

Mercedes 'spies on drivers and passes information to bailiffs'

An investigation by The Sun has revealed that some Mercedes cars have been fitted with tracking devices.

Nigel Farage: ‘We got our passports back!’

Nigel Farage: ‘We got our passports back!’

The Brexit Party leader celebrated receiving a new British passport without the words ‘European Union’ across the top.

Tom Brake: Boris Johnson plans to ‘crash’ out of EU

Tom Brake: Boris Johnson plans to ‘crash’ out of EU

The Lib Dem MP has called Boris Johnson’s backstop proposals 'so vague as to be embarrassing'.

Man shot dead in Northern Ireland village

Man shot dead in Northern Ireland village

Police have launched a murder investigation after a man was found shot dead at a petrol station in Co Down.

Donald Tusk rejects Boris Johnson’s backstop demands

Donald Tusk rejects Boris Johnson’s backstop demands

Boris Johnson had called for the Irish backstop to be scrapped, calling it "anti-democratic".

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