By Angus Randall

Thursday 12 September 2019

Thursday 12 September 2019

Coffee spill cause of expensive plane diversion

Coffee spill cause of expensive plane diversion

Flight safety officials have revealed a spilled coffee caused a February transatlantic flight to turn around and land in Ireland.

Eight FGM clinics to open across England

Eight FGM clinics to open across England

A network of Female Genital Mutilation clinics are to open in England to help survivors and prevent more girls being mutilated.

Wednesday 11 September 2019

Wednesday 11 September 2019

Paedophile policeman spared jail

Paedophile policeman spared jail

Stephen McGoldrick admitted possessing nearly 9,000 indecent images of children.

Teenagers held after Manchester tram stop stabbing

Teenagers held after Manchester tram stop stabbing

Two 17-year-old boys have been arrested after a man was stabbed at a tram stop in north Manchester.

Boris Johnson knocks back Nigel Farage’s election pact

Boris Johnson knocks back Nigel Farage’s election pact

Downing Street has dismissed Nigel Farage’s offer to form a non-aggression pact with the Brexit Party at the next election.

Badger cull expands despite plea from conservation groups

Badger cull expands despite plea from conservation groups

The government is allowing the culling of badgers in 11 new areas to control the spread of tuberculosis in cattle.

Sinn Fein president slams PM's 'stupid' Brexit plan

Sinn Fein president slams PM's 'stupid' Brexit plan

Mary Lou McDonald accused Boris Johnson of following a Brexit “fantasy” and said his plan for leaving the EU is “immeasurably dangerous”.

Piers Corbyn: UN guilty of ‘propaganda’ with school programme

Piers Corbyn: UN guilty of ‘propaganda’ with school programme

He said it was “extremely worrying” that thousands of UK students were being taught about climate change in a free programme backed by the UN.

Tuesday 10 September 2019

Tuesday 10 September 2019

Jeremy Corbyn warns Boris Johnson a general election ‘is coming’

Jeremy Corbyn warns Boris Johnson a general election ‘is coming’

He said a general election “is coming” but refused to accept the Prime Minister’s terms for a snap poll.

Terrorist who wanted to ‘murder a Muslim’ jailed

Terrorist who wanted to ‘murder a Muslim’ jailed

A man inspired by the Christchurch mosque attacks was jailed for more than 18 years for stabbing a teenager in a bid to “murder a Muslim”.

Police release images of teenagers jailed for murder

Police release images of teenagers jailed for murder

Six teenagers jailed for the murder of an 18-year-old have had their identities made public for the first time.

Funeral for Nora Quoirin held in Belfast

Funeral for Nora Quoirin held in Belfast

The London teenager was found dead last month, after going missing on a family holiday to Malaysia.

MPs form cross-party group to campaign for Brexit deal

MPs form cross-party group to campaign for Brexit deal

More than a dozen MPs, including former Conservative cabinet minister Rory Stewart and Labour MP Caroline Flint, have formed ‘MPs for a Deal’.

Kate Hoey: 'I will stay in Parliament until Brexit is delivered'

Kate Hoey: 'I will stay in Parliament until Brexit is delivered'

The Labour MP said she would consider staying on as an MP if Britain had still not left the EU at the next election.

Monday 9 September 2019

Monday 9 September 2019

Sammy Wilson: Ireland must consider where its future lies

Sammy Wilson: Ireland must consider where its future lies

He urged Irish premier Leo Varadkar to consider whether he would “rather no deal than no backstop” after a meeting with Boris Johnson.

Pierce Brosnan calls for female James Bond

Pierce Brosnan calls for female James Bond

The four-time James Bond star said it is time for a woman to wear 007’s tuxedo once Daniel Craig departs the long-running franchise.

MPs demand ban on pavement parking

MPs demand ban on pavement parking

A cross-party group of MPs have called for a nationwide effort to stop the “blight” of car parking on pavements.

Friday 6 September 2019

Friday 6 September 2019

Boris Johnson’s ex-boss: 'He’s less fit to be PM than my Labrador'

Boris Johnson’s ex-boss: 'He’s less fit to be PM than my Labrador'

Sir Max Hastings accused the Prime Minister of being a “fantasist” and “completely self-obsessed”.

Former Conservative MP Charlie Elphicke denies assault charges

Former Conservative MP Charlie Elphicke denies assault charges

The Independent MP appeared in court to deny three counts of sexual assault against two women.

Wetherspoons slashes beer prices to promote Brexit

Wetherspoons slashes beer prices to promote Brexit

The pub giant has announced the price of a pint of beer was being cut by an average of 20p in a bid to show how life might be after Brexit.

Sir Ed Davey: Democracy cannot have 'a gun to its head'

Sir Ed Davey: Democracy cannot have 'a gun to its head'

The Liberal Democrat MP said his party would only support a general election once a no-deal Brexit was “off the table”.

Ann Widdecombe will back PM if he sticks to Brexit deadline

Ann Widdecombe will back PM if he sticks to Brexit deadline

She said the Brexit Party would support Boris Johnson as long as he kept his promise to leave the European Union on October 31.

Jeremy Corbyn 'does not trust the public', says cabinet minister

Jeremy Corbyn 'does not trust the public', says cabinet minister

Alok Sharma urged Labour to support a general election when it is put to the House of Commons for a second time on Monday.

Boris Johnson heads to Scotland on election trail

Boris Johnson heads to Scotland on election trail

He will visit a farm in Aberdeenshire and announce an extra £51.4 million for Scottish farmers over the next two years.

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