By Holly Pyne

Friday 24 May 2019

Friday 24 May 2019

Alastair Campbell: Boris Johnson as PM would be ‘catastrophe’

Alastair Campbell: Boris Johnson as PM would be ‘catastrophe’

Alastair Campbell: Boris Johnson as PM would be ‘catastrophe’

It would be a “catastrophe” if Boris Johnson became Prime Minister, Alastair Campbell has said.

Ed Vaizey MP: I will not ‘take part in this hypocrisy fest’

Ed Vaizey MP: I will not ‘take part in this hypocrisy fest’

Ed Vaizey MP: I will not ‘take part in this hypocrisy fest’

Conservative MP Ed Vaizey has said that he will not “take part in this hypocrisy fest” around Theresa May’s resignation.

Vince Cable to step down as Lib Dem leader on July 23

Vince Cable to step down as Lib Dem leader on July 23

Vince Cable to step down as Lib Dem leader on July 23

Vince Cable will step down as the leader of the Liberal Democrats on July 23.

Theresa May branded ‘disgraceful’ by firefighters’ union

Theresa May branded ‘disgraceful’ by firefighters’ union

Theresa May branded ‘disgraceful’ by firefighters’ union

The Fire Brigade Union has said that Theresa May was “disgraceful” to mention Grenfell when she announced her resignation date on Friday.

Dog walkers at risk of ‘serious’ hand injuries, surgeons warn

Dog walkers at risk of ‘serious’ hand injuries, surgeons warn

Dog walkers at risk of ‘serious’ hand injuries, surgeons warn

Dog walkers could be putting themselves at risk of serious hand injuries by controlling their pets incorrectly, surgeons have warned.

Theresa May's premiership: The highs and lows

Theresa May's premiership: The highs and lows

Theresa May has announced that she will step down as Prime Minister on June 7. 

Thursday 23 May 2019

Thursday 23 May 2019

Cabinet ministers urge PM to ditch her Brexit Bill

Cabinet ministers urge PM to ditch Brexit Bill

Cabinet ministers urge PM to ditch Brexit Bill

Theresa May has been urged by Cabinet members to scrap her heavily criticised Brexit legislation as speculation mounts about her future.

School teaching LGBT lessons to close early due to protests

Birmingham school teaching LGBT lessons to close early

School teaching LGBT lessons to close early due to protests

A primary school facing protests from parents on Friday over the teaching of LGBT equality is to close early on Friday over safety fears.

Oxford University can retire 'old' staff to boost diversity

Oxford University can retire 'old' staff to boost diversity

Oxford University can retire 'old' staff to boost diversity

Oxford University allowed to force 67-year-old professor to retire in order to boost diversity, a tribunal has ruled.

Sir Philip Green touched women’s breasts, peer claims

Lord Hain: Sir Philip Green 'touched women’s breasts'

Lord Hain: Sir Philip Green 'touched women’s breasts'

Topshop boss Sir Philip Green grabbed women’s breasts, slapped their bottoms and grabbed their thighs, a peer has claimed.

Theresa May’s Brexit bill pushed back after backlash from MPs

Theresa May’s Brexit Bill pushed back after backlash from MPs

Theresa May’s Brexit Bill pushed back after backlash from MPs

Theresa May has shelved plans to introduce key Brexit legislation to implement the Withdrawal Agreement in the first week of June following a major backlash from MPs.

Kate Hoey: Jeremy Corbyn is ‘outnumbered’ by anti-Brexit MPs

Kate Hoey: Jeremy Corbyn is ‘outnumbered’ by anti-Brexit MPs

Kate Hoey: Jeremy Corbyn is ‘outnumbered’ by anti-Brexit MPs

Brexiteer MP Kate Hoey has said that she “still defends” Jeremy Corbyn because he is “outnumbered” by Remain-supporting MPs within the Labour Party.

Wednesday 22 May 2019

Wednesday 22 May 2019

Andrea Leadsom resigns as Leader of the House of Commons

Andrea Leadsom resigns as leader of the House of Commons

Andrea Leadsom resigns as leader of the House of Commons

Andrea Leadsom has quit her role as leader of the House of Commons over Theresa May’s Brexit deal.

Philip Green closes 23 stores as part of Arcadia rescue plan

Philip Green's Arcadia Group announces closure of 23 stores

Philip Green's Arcadia Group announces closure of 23 stores

Sir Philip Green's Arcadia Group has announced plans to shut 23 stores, putting 520 jobs at risk, as part of a rescue plan.

Comedian Joe Lycett calls out local MP over anti-LGBT voting record

Comedian Joe Lycett criticises local MP over anti-LGBT voting record

Comedian Joe Lycett criticises local MP over anti-LGBT voting record

Comedian Joe Lycett has written to his local MP to call him out over his voting history on LGBT issues.

Women are better with money than men, study finds

Women are better with money than men, study finds

Women are better with money than men, study finds

Women are more financially responsible than men, a study has found.

Alexa devices reinforce gender stereotypes, says UN report

Alexa devices reinforce gender stereotypes, says UN report

Alexa devices reinforce gender stereotypes, says UN report

Virtual assistants such as Alexa and Google Assistant reinforce gender stereotypes, including that women are "subservient", according to a UN report.

Tuesday 21 May 2019

Tuesday 21 May 2019

Vandals deface university sign with ‘snowflakes’

Vandals deface university sign with ‘snowflakes’

Vandals deface university sign with ‘snowflakes’

University officials have condemned vandals after the word “snowflakes” was spray-painted in large letters across the front entrance of the University of Bath.

Protests against primary school’s LGBT lessons to continue

Protests against primary school’s LGBT lessons to continue

Protesters demonstrating against the teaching of LGBT relationships at a primary school have vowed to continue action despite calls from police to stop. 

Theresa May: Withdrawal Agreement Bill to include vote on second referendum

Theresa May's Brexit bill to include vote on second referendum

Theresa May's Brexit bill to include vote on second referendum

The Prime Minister has said that the Withdrawal Agreement Bill will include “a requirement to vote on whether to hold a second referendum”.

University's campus cat given high-vis jacket after being hit by van

University's campus cat given high-vis jacket after being hit by van

University's campus cat given high-vis jacket after being hit by van

A cat on Warwick University's campus has been given a high-vis jacket after recovering from being hit by a van in February. 

Andrew Bridgen: ‘No one can find the off-button for the Maybot’

Andrew Bridgen: ‘No one can find the off-button for the Maybot’

Andrew Bridgen: ‘No one can find the off-button for the Maybot’

Conservative MP Andrew Bridgen has said that “no one can find the off-button for the Maybot” as Theresa May is yet to set a date for her departure.

Niki Lauda: Tributes pour in for ‘irreplaceable’ F1 champion

Niki Lauda: Tributes for ‘irreplaceable’ F1 champion

Niki Lauda: Tributes for ‘irreplaceable’ F1 champion

Three-time Formula One world champion Niki Lauda has been hailed as "irreplaceable", following his death aged 70.

Jacob Rees-Mogg backs Boris Johnson for Tory leader

Jacob Rees-Mogg backs Boris Johnson for Tory leader

Jacob Rees-Mogg backs Boris Johnson for Tory leader

The chairman of the European Research Group has said that he will back Boris Johnson in any upcoming Conservative leadership bid.

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