By Holly Pyne

Tuesday 18 June 2019

Tuesday 18 June 2019

Tobias Ellwood MP: Rory Stewart will ‘challenge’ Boris Johnson

Tobias Ellwood MP: Rory Stewart will ‘challenge’ Boris Johnson

Tobias Ellwood MP: Rory Stewart will ‘challenge’ Boris Johnson

Tobias Ellwood has said that leadership hopeful Rory Stewart will “stand up and challenge” frontrunner Boris Johnson.

Mum of child with M.E. told to remove swing set from communal garden

Mum of child with M.E. told to remove swing set from shared garden

Mum of child with M.E. told to remove swing set from shared garden

The mum of a child with M.E has criticised her housing association after they demanded she remove a swing set from a communal garden.

Accidental cat filter derails political press conference

'Cat filter' derails press conference

'Cat filter' derails press conference

A Pakistani politician’s livestreamed press conference was ridiculed after a cat filter was switched on by mistake.

Businessman jailed for sharing Christchurch shooting video

Businessman jailed for sharing Christchurch shooting video

Businessman jailed for sharing Christchurch shooting video

A Christchurch businessman who shared a video of worshippers being killed at a New Zealand mosque has been sentenced to 21 months in prison.

Andrea Leadsom backs Boris Johnson in Tory leadership race

Andrea Leadsom backs Boris Johnson in Tory leadership race

Andrea Leadsom backs Boris Johnson in Tory leadership race

Andrea Leadsom has backed Boris Johnson to be the next Conservative Party leader.

Tory leadership hopefuls face second round of votes

Tory leadership hopefuls face second round of votes

Tory leadership hopefuls face second round of votes

The six Conservative MPs hoping to be the next party leader are set to face a second round of votes today.

 Man told to pay compensation to Nigel Farage for throwing milkshake

Man told to pay compensation to Nigel Farage for throwing milkshake

Man told to pay compensation to Nigel Farage for throwing milkshake

A man who threw milkshake over Nigel Farage has been ordered to pay the Brexit Party leader compensation.

Monday 17 June 2019

Monday 17 June 2019

Tom Watson: 'Our future doesn't need to be Brexit'

Tom Watson: 'Our future doesn't need to be Brexit'

He renewed calls for Labour to back a second referendum, saying "our future doesn't need to be Brexit".

Gangsters who created threatening videos jailed for 26 years

Gangsters jailed for 26 years for weapons offences

Gangsters jailed for 26 years for weapons offences

Two members of an east London gang found in possession of weapons have been jailed for a total of 26 years.

Dominic Grieve: Rory Stewart only contender ‘talking sense’

Dominic Grieve: Rory Stewart only contender ‘talking sense’

Dominic Grieve: Rory Stewart only contender ‘talking sense’

Rory Stewart is the only leadership hopeful talking sense, according to Conservative MP Dominic Grieve.

Donald Trump brands Sadiq Khan ‘a disaster’

Donald Trump: Sadiq Khan is ‘a disaster’

Donald Trump: Sadiq Khan is ‘a disaster’

The US president has described the Mayor of London as “a disaster” following a spate of attacks in the capital.

Former leadership contender Matt Hancock backs Boris Johnson

Boost for Boris as Matt Hancock pledges support

Boost for Boris as Matt Hancock pledges support

Boris Johnson's Tory leadership bid has received a new boost with the backing of Matt Hancock who pulled out of the contest last week.

Friday 14 June 2019

Friday 14 June 2019

Tom Brake: Chuka Umunna adds ‘weight’ to the Lib Dems

Tom Brake: Chuka Umunna adds ‘weight’ to the Lib Dems

Tom Brake: Chuka Umunna adds ‘weight’ to the Lib Dems

Chuka Umunna adds “substantially to the weight of the Liberal Democrats”, Tom Brake has said.

Two more hospital patients die after listeria sandwich outbreak

Two more hospital patients die after listeria sandwich outbreak

Two more hospital patients die after listeria sandwich outbreak

Two more patients have died after eating pre-packaged sandwiches and salads linked to a listeria outbreak.

Government should pay compensation over bank holiday date change

Compensation needed over bank holiday change, says calendar maker

Compensation needed over bank holiday change, says calendar maker

The government should pay compensation for changing next year’s early May bank holiday date next year, a calendar maker has said.

Julian Assange to face full extradition hearing next year

Julian Assange to face full extradition hearing next year

The WikiLeaks founder has been ordered to face a full extradition hearing next year. 

Thursday 13 June 2019

Thursday 13 June 2019

Nigel Farage: I have never incited violence

Nigel Farage: 'I have never incited violence'

Nigel Farage: 'I have never incited violence'

Nigel Farage has said that he has never “incited violence”, but that he does “dare to challenge people”.

Change UK to change name to avoid legal dispute

Change UK to change name again to avoid legal dispute

Change UK to change name again to avoid legal dispute

Change UK has announced it is applying to change its name to avoid legal action.

Jo Brand acid comments being assessed by police

Jo Brand acid comments being assessed by police

Jo Brand acid comments being assessed by police

A comment made by Jo Brand about throwing battery acid at politicians is being assessed by the Metropolitan Police.

Sajid Javid signs request for Assange to be extradited to US

Sajid Javid signs request for Assange US extradition

Sajid Javid signs request for Assange US extradition

The home secretary has signed a request for Julian Assange to be extradited to the United States over computer hacking accusations.

Tuesday 11 June 2019

Tuesday 11 June 2019

Labour’s Andy Burnham: ‘Westminster has failed the north’

Labour’s Andy Burnham: ‘Westminster has failed the north’

Labour’s Andy Burnham: ‘Westminster has failed the north’

The Mayor of Greater Manchester has accused Westminster of failing the north of England.

Footballer condemns poor availability of Women’s World Cup stickers

Footballer condemns poor availability of Women’s World Cup stickers

Footballer condemns poor availability of Women’s World Cup stickers

A player for QPR FC Women has criticised the lack of availability of the Women’s World Cup collectable stickers.

Police probe launched after swastikas drawn on commemorative bench

Police probe launched after swastikas drawn on commemorative bench

Police probe launched after swastikas drawn on commemorative bench

An investigation has been launched after swastikas were drawn on a commemorative D-Day bench.

Candidates trying to show ‘superpower’ in bid to be new Tory leader

Candidates trying to show ‘superpower’ in bid to be new Tory leader

Candidates trying to show ‘superpower’ in bid to be new Tory leader

All the Tory leadership hopefuls are trying “to present with a different superpower”, a body language expert has said.

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