By Holly Pyne

Thursday 21 March 2019

Thursday 21 March 2019

Home office criticised over Bible references in asylum refusal notice

Home Office criticised over Bible references in asylum refusal notice

Home Office criticised over Bible references in asylum refusal notice

The Church of England has criticised the Home Office after it quoted the Bible to question an asylum seeker's claim that he converted to Christianity because it is a peaceful religion.

Wes Streeting: The prime minister has ‘extraordinary cheek’ to blame MPs

Brexit: Theresa May has ‘extraordinary cheek’ to blame MPs

Brexit: Theresa May has ‘extraordinary cheek’ to blame MPs

Labour MP Wes Streeting has said that the prime minister has “extraordinary cheek” to blame MPs for the stalling Brexit negotiations during her speech on Wednesday night.

EU set to offer to delay Brexit until May 22

EU set to offer to delay Brexit until May 22

The European Union looks set to offer to delay Brexit until May 22, so long as MPs approve Theresa May's withdrawal deal in a House of Commons vote next week.

Gardener ‘cannot explain’ why he painted racist graffiti on neighbour’s door

Gardener unable to explain why he painted racially-aggravated graffiti on neighbour’s door

Gardener unable to explain why he painted racially-aggravated graffiti

A self-employed gardener who "would not say boo to a goose" cannot explain why he painted "no blacks" at the home of a man and his 10-year-old son, a court has heard.

Tattooist ‘Dr Evil’ jailed for removing customers’ ear and nipples

Tattooist jailed for illegal body modifications

Tattooist jailed for illegal body modifications

A tattooist, who was known as Dr Evil, has been jailed for carrying out ear and nipple removals and splitting a customer's tongue.

MPs urged to take up yoga to improve their decision-making

MPs urged to take up yoga to improve their decision-making

MPs urged to take up yoga to improve their decision-making

MPs have been urged to take up yoga to improve their decision-making skills ahead of further key Brexit votes.

‘Mod cons’ save people an average of 13 days a year

‘Mod cons’ save people an average of 13 days a year

‘Mod cons’ save people an average of 13 days a year

Modern conveniences, such as contactless payments and microwaves, save people an average of 51 minutes a day, a study has found – the equivalent of 13 days a year.

Wednesday 20 March 2019

Wednesday 20 March 2019

‘Claiming a theological basis against trans people is highly questionable’

Peter Tatchell: Claiming a religious basis against trans people is 'highly questionable’

Claiming a religious basis against trans people is 'highly questionable'

Peter Tatchell, a human rights campaigner has said it is “highly questionable” to claim a “theological basis against trans people”.

‘The UK has been a pain in the arse for decades for the EU’

‘The UK has been a pain in the arse of the EU for decades'

‘The UK has been a pain in the arse of the EU for decades'

A Dutch historian, who went viral for accusing billionaires at this year’s Davos summit of ignoring taxation, said that many people from the Netherlands think “the UK has been a pain in the arse for decades”.

Leader of Brexit party quits over anti-Islam tweets

Brexit Party leader quits after anti-Islam tweets

Brexit Party leader quits after anti-Islam tweets

The leader of The Brexit Party has quit after critici she posted on social media.

Katie Price to face trial accused of shouting abuse outside school

Katie Price to face trial accused of shouting abuse outside school

Katie Price to face trial accused of shouting abuse outside school

Katie Price will stand trial after denying using abusive and threatening behaviour outside a school in a row with her ex-partner's girlfriend.

EuroMillions jackpot: Hereford factory worker revealed as winner of £71m

EuroMillions jackpot: Hereford factory worker revealed as winner of £71m

EuroMillions jackpot: Hereford factory worker revealed as winner of £71m

A £71 million EuroMillions jackpot winner who is quitting his factory job and planning a spending spree says he is "the happiest bloke you could imagine".

104-year-old gran ‘arrested’ for being an upstanding citizen

104-year-old grandmother ‘arrested’ for being an upstanding citizen

104-year-old grandmother ‘arrested’ for being an upstanding citizen

A 104-year-old grandmother has been “arrested” by police for being "an upstanding citizen" after she said it was her greatest wish.

Professor: ‘We created the monster by obsessing over the harms of cannabis’

Professor: ‘We created the monster by obsessing over the harms of cannabis’

Professor: ‘We created the monster by obsessing over the harms of cannabis’

A former government advisor on drug policy has said that the UK has created the “monster” of high-potency cannabis “by obsessing over the harms” of the drug.

More than a third of pet owners considering putting animals on vegan diet

More than a third of pet owners considering vegan diet for animals

More than a third of pet owners considering vegan diet for animals

More than one in three pet owners would consider putting their dogs and cats on a vegan diet, a study has found.

Jeremy Corbyn accuses Theresa May of ‘blackmail, bullying and bribery’

Jeremy Corbyn accuses Theresa May of ‘blackmail, bullying and bribery’

Jeremy Corbyn accuses Theresa May of ‘blackmail, bullying and bribery’

The Labour leader has accused Theresa May of a campaign of “blackmail, bullying and bribery” as part of an attempt to gain support for her Brexit deal.

Tuesday 19 March 2019

Tuesday 19 March 2019

Thousands to get UK citizenship in response to Windrush scandal

Thousands get UK citizenship in response to Windrush scandal

Thousands get UK citizenship in response to Windrush scandal

Nearly 3,700 people have been issued with British citizenship under a Home Office scheme set up in response to the Windrush scandal.

Motion passed to remove Independent Group MPs from foreign affairs committee

Motion passed to remove Independent Group MPs from foreign affairs committee

Motion passed to remove Independent Group MPs from foreign affairs committee

Members of Parliament have approved a motion to remove Independent Group MPs Ian Austin and Mike Gapes from the Foreign Affairs Committee, and replace them with Labour MPs.

Two men arrested after three killed in St Patrick’s Day 'crush'

Two men arrested after three killed in St Patrick’s Day 'crush'

Two men arrested after three killed in St Patrick’s Day 'crush'

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter by police investigating the deaths of three teenagers outside a St Patrick's Day disco, police said.

Benefit cheat caught after being filmed running at Crufts dog show

Benefit cheat caught after being filmed running at Crufts dog show

Benefit cheat caught after being filmed running at Crufts dog show

A woman who was paid £12,500 in fraudulent disability benefits has been given a 12-month community order after being filmed running at a dog show.

Civil Service expands to largest size in five years

Civil Service expands to largest size in five years

Civil Service expands to largest size in five years

The UK Civil Service has grown to its largest size for five years, new figures show.

Man spends more than £600 on shop in no-deal Brexit preparations

Man spends more than £600 on shop in preparation for no-deal Brexit

Man spends more than £600 on shop in preparation for no-deal Brexit

A woman has called her husband "mad" after he spent more than £600 on a shop in preparation for a no-deal Brexit.

Security guards in Parliament to strike over rest breaks

Parliamentary security guards call off strike

Parliamentary security guards call off strike

Security guards at the Palace of Westminster have called off a 24-hour strike on Wednesday after successful talks with the House of Commons Commission.

Mo Farah consults lawyers after vape company uses lookalike in ads

Mo Farah consults lawyers after vape company uses lookalike in ads

Mo Farah consults lawyers after vape company uses lookalike in ads

Mo Farah is consulting lawyers after a vape company appeared to use a lookalike to promote e-cigarettes.

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