By Daisy Busel

Friday 16 August 2019

Friday 16 August 2019

Shop assistant caught stealing £16k from till

Shop assistant caught stealing £16k from till

A Boots shop assistant sentenced after being caught stealing more than £16,000 from the till.

Cricket Board to review transgender policy

Cricket Board to review transgender policy

The England and Wales Cricket Board is reviewing its transgender policy but a women's campaigner says the rules are "simply not fair".

Police officer killed attending burglary in Berkshire

Police officer killed attending burglary in Berkshire

A police officer has been killed while performing duties in Berkshire. Ten males have been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Tom Brake: ‘More potential’ for Clarke or Harman leadership

Tom Brake: ‘More potential’ for Clarke or Harman leadership

The Liberal Democrat said Jeremy Corbyn will not be able to secure enough support to lead an emergency government.

Council criticised over plans to limit student climate strikes

Council criticised over plans to limit student climate strikes

Edinburgh City Council has faced criticism over plans to allow students just one day off school to protest for action on climate change.

Lib Dems open to talks despite dismissing Jeremy Corbyn PM plan

Lib Dems open to talks despite dismissing Jeremy Corbyn PM plan

Jo Swinson has written to Jeremy Corbyn asking meet to discuss how tothey can stop a no-deal Brexit, despite rejection his latest plan.

Thursday 15 August 2019

Thursday 15 August 2019

A-levels: 10 per cent rise in political studies

A-levels: 10 per cent rise in political studies

Hundreds of thousands of 18-year-olds have received their A-level exam results and figures show an increasing interest in studying politics.

Stewart Jackson: Tories who support Corbyn would ‘blow up’ careers

Stewart Jackson: Tories who support Corbyn would ‘blow up’ careers

The former adviser to the ex-Brexit Secretary has warned that if Tory rebels side with Jeremy Corbyn they will "blow up their careers".

Nora Quoirin post-mortem shows no evidence of foul play

Nora Quoirin post-mortem shows no evidence of foul play

The body of the missing London teenager was found near to the Malaysian jungle resort where she was on a family holiday.

Sarah Wollaston joins Liberal Democrats to fight Brexit

Sarah Wollaston joins Liberal Democrats to fight Brexit

The former Tory and Change UK MP has joined the Liberal Democrats because they offer the "best way" to fight against Brexit.

Jeremy Corbyn: Make me temporary PM to stop no-deal Brexit

Jeremy Corbyn: Make me temporary PM to stop no-deal Brexit

The Labour leader has written to other opposition leaders to support for making him temporary Prime Minister to stop a no-deal Brexit.

Wednesday 14 August 2019

Wednesday 14 August 2019

Why are people protesting in Hong Kong?

Why are people protesting in Hong Kong?

Protests have erupted in Hong Kong over fears mainland China is increasingly taking control of the city's freedoms.

Greta Thunberg sails across Atlantic for climate change summit

Greta Thunberg sails across Atlantic for climate change summit

The 16-year-old climate change activist will sail in a high-tech yacht to avoid greenhouse emissions but columnist Brendan O'Neill has branded the crossing a stunt.

John Bercow vows to fight against attempt to suspend Parliament

John Bercow vows to fight against attempt to suspend Parliament

MPs react to comments from Speaker John Bercow saying he will "fight with every breath" to stop Boris Johnson suspending Parliament.

First TV adverts banned over gender stereotyping rules

First TV adverts banned over gender stereotyping rules

Adverts showing men as "incapable of caring for children" and women in "passive" roles have been banned under new advertising rules.

Philip Hammond: No deal would ‘betray’ referendum

Philip Hammond: No deal would ‘betray’ referendum

Philip Hammond warned against "betraying" the referendum while John Bercow said he would "fight" against any attempt to suspend Parliament.

Tuesday 13 August 2019

Tuesday 13 August 2019

Teenagers on trial for murder after youth centre stabbing

Teenagers on trial for murder after youth centre stabbing

Two teenagers are on trial for murder after 23-year-old Glendon Spence was stabbed to death at a south London youth centre.

‘Brave’ British brothers tackle knifeman in Australia

‘Brave’ British brothers tackle knifeman in Australia

Two brothers and another British man have been praised for tackling the suspect of an alleged knife attack in the streets of Sydney.

Judge agrees to fast-track Brexit legal challenge

Judge agrees to fast-track Brexit legal challenge

A judge has agreed to fast-track a hearing for the legal bid to stop the PM suspending Parliament, setting the date for September 6.

MPs call for ban on drivers using hands-free phones

MPs call for ban on drivers using hands-free phones

The Transport Select Committee has suggested the government extend the ban on drivers using hand-held mobiles to include hands-free devices.

Donald Trump wants UK trade deal ‘as soon as possible’

Donald Trump wants UK trade deal ‘as soon as possible’

The US president is hoping for a successful Brexit as his adviser says the UK is at the "front of the line" for a US trade deal.

Monday 12 August 2019

Monday 12 August 2019

Axe-wielding robbery gang jailed for a total of 60 years

Axe-wielding robbery gang jailed for a total of 60 years

The gang were caught on camera attacking a security guard before making off with £75,000.

Man charged after police officer run over with hijacked patrol car

Man charged after police officer run over with hijacked patrol car

Mubashar Hussein will appear in court accused of attempted murder after a policeman's car was hijacked and used to run him over.

Caroline Lucas calls for all female emergency cabinet

Caroline Lucas calls for all female emergency cabinet

Green Party MP Caroline Lucas has proposed an all female cabinet to form a "government of national unity" and prevent a no-deal Brexit.

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