By Holly Pyne

Thursday 30 August 2018

Thursday 30 August 2018

As Frank Field resigns, who are the other Labour MPs concerned about anti-Semitism?

As Frank Field resigns, who are the other Labour MPs concerned about anti-Semitism?

As Frank Field resigns, who are the other MPs concerned over anti-Semitism?

Frank Field, the Labour MP for Birkenhead has resigned the Labour whip over the handling of anti-semitism allegations, but he is not the only Labour MP to voice concerns amid the anti-semitism row.

Thomas Cook sued last month over same Egyptian hotel where a British couple has died

Thomas Cook sued last month over same Egyptian hotel where a British couple died

Thomas Cook sued last month over same Egyptian hotel where a British couple died

Thomas Cook was successfully sued last month after a family suffered gastric illness while staying at the same Egyptian hotel where a British couple has died, according to a law firm.

Theresa May commits to new funding for combating terrorism in Kenya

Theresa May commits to new funding for combating terrorism in Kenya

Theresa May commits to new funding for combating terrorism in Kenya

Prime Minister Theresa May has said she will authorise a new funding deal to support Kenyan soldiers fighting in Somalia and to help combat terrorism.

Here are the Prime Minister’s worst ‘Maybot’ moments

'Maybot': Here are Theresa May's other awkward moments

'Maybot': Here are Theresa May's other awkward moments

With videos of Theresa May ‘dad-dancing’ spread across social media during her visit to South Africa, we are reminded that the Prime Minister has had her fair share of awkward moments. Here are our top five.

Alex Salmond’s crowdfunder reaches over £73,000 to cover legal costs amid sexual harassment claims

Alex Salmond’s crowdfunder reaches over £73,000 to cover legal costs amid sexual harassment claims

Alex Salmond’s crowdfunder has reached over £73,000 to cover legal costs

Alex Salmond’s crowdfunding page to cover the costs of a legal case against the Scottish government has reached over £73,000 in 16 hours amid allegations of sexual harassment.

Roofer faces backlash after tweeting a job opportunity for ‘a young lad’

Roofer faces backlash after tweeting a job opportunity for ‘a young lad’

Roofer faces backlash after tweeting a job opportunity for ‘a young lad’

Stuart Napper caused controversy on Twitter after putting out a job request for a “young lad” for a roofing job, but he says he was “just trying to find a young lad to give him a decent start” and would “absolutely” take a young woman if she applied for the job.

Wednesday 29 August 2018

Wednesday 29 August 2018

Bonuses given for deporting Windrush cases 'shocking but not surprising', says author of 'Bloody Foreigners

Bonuses given for deporting Windrush cases 'shocking but not surprising', says author of 'Bloody Foreigners'

Bonuses for deporting Windrush cases 'shocking but not surprising', says author

The private company Capita, which handled the Windrush cases, had a Home Office contract that paid extra money if more people were removed from Britain, according to newly released documents.

Gerard Batten: ‘I want to build up our party, not the Tories’ as Tories fear an influx of UKIP members

Gerard Batten: Ukip members joining the Tories is 'against our rules'

Gerard Batten: Ukip members joining the Tories is 'against our rules'

Pro-EU Conservative MPs are reporting sharp rises in applications to join their local parties, encouraging fears that they are being targeted by UKIP supporters in a plot to replace Theresa May with a Brexit-supporting Prime Minister.

Tuesday 28 August 2018

Tuesday 28 August 2018

Mike Graham: ‘There’s a problem with this country and knives’

Mike Graham: ‘There’s a problem with this country and knives’

Mike Graham: ‘There’s a problem with this country and knives’

Mike Graham has said that the UK needs to admit that the country has a problem with knife possession, after 69 people were detained by police on suspicion of possession of an offensive weapon at Notting Hill Carnival.

Seven of the most scandalous Great British Bake Off moments

Seven of the most scandalous Great British Bake Off moments

Seven of the most scandalous Great British Bake Off moments

With the Great British Bake Off back on our screens tonight, we look back on previous series to reminisce the most shocking moments from everyone’s favourite baking show.

Theresa May says a no-deal Brexit 'wouldn't be the end of the world'

Theresa May says a no-deal Brexit 'wouldn't be the end of the world'

Theresa May says a no-deal Brexit 'wouldn't be the end of the world'

Prime Minister Theresa May has said that a no-deal Brexit “would not be the end of the world’ and that the government was putting preparations in place to make it a success.

More than 370 arrests and 30 police officers injured at Notting Hill Carnival over the Bank Holiday weekend

More than 370 arrests and 30 police officers injured at Notting Hill Carnival over the Bank Holiday weekend

More than 370 arrests and 30 police officers injured at Notting Hill Carnival

Police made more than 370 arrests at Notting Hill Carnival over the Bank Holiday weekend.

House of Fraser stores to close as new owner blames ‘greedy landlords’

House of Fraser stores to close as new owner blames ‘greedy landlords’

House of Fraser stores to close as new owner blames ‘greedy landlords’

House of Fraser is set to announce store closures this week, as new owner Mike Ashley blamed ‘greedy landlords’ for the potential job losses.

Friday 3 August 2018

Friday 3 August 2018

Jeremy Hunt offers a ‘fresh start’ in bid to free charity worker jailed in Iran

Jeremy Hunt offers a ‘fresh start’ in bid to free charity worker jailed in Iran

Jeremy Hunt offers a ‘fresh start’ in bid to free charity worker jailed in Iran

The husband of a charity worker jailed in Iran has said that Jeremy Hunt brings a “fresh start” to the campaign to free her after the “baggage” of Boris Johnson.

Labour offer to drop disciplinary action against Margaret Hodge amid anti-semitism row

Labour offer to drop disciplinary action against Margaret Hodge amid anti-Semitism row

Labour offer to drop disciplinary action against Hodge amid anti-Semitism row

The Labour party have offered to drop disciplinary action against Dame Margaret Hodge, on the condition that she issued an “appropriate apology”.

Portugal sees record temperatures as heatwave continues

Portugal sees record temperatures as heatwave continues

Portugal sees record temperatures as heatwave continues

Eight places in the centre, south and east of Portugal have broken their local temperature records during the ongoing heatwave.

MP urged to quit Labour over alleged use of homophobic slur

MP urged to quit Labour over alleged use of homophobic slur

MP urged to quit Labour over alleged use of homophobic slur

The Deputy leader of Welsh Labour is facing calls to quit her frontbench role as shadow equalities minister after being accused of using an alleged homophobic slur.

Home Office faces criticism from MPs over passport control tweet

Home Office faces criticism from MPs over 'wholly unacceptable' passport control tweet

Home Office faces criticism from MPs over 'unacceptable' passport control tweet

The Home Office received backlash after tweeting that families with different surnames should bring extra documentation to passport control, which includes birth and divorce certificates.

Bank of England Governor warns no deal Brexit is an ‘uncomfortably high’ possibility

Bank of England Governor warns no deal Brexit is an ‘uncomfortably high’ possibility

Bank of England Governor warns no deal Brexit a ‘uncomfortably high’ possibility

The Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has warned that the possibility of a no-deal Brexit is “uncomfortably high” and will lead to higher prices, as Prime Minister Theresa May cuts short her holiday to try and gain support for her Brexit plan.

Julia Hartley-Brewer: ‘Let’s use Grenfell site for safe social housing for all that need it, not a memorial’

Julia Hartley-Brewer: ‘Let’s use Grenfell site for safe social housing for all that need it, not a memorial’

Julia Hartley-Brewer: ‘Let’s use Grenfell site for safe social housing for all'

Labour Kensington and Chelsea councillor Robert Atkinson said it would be his “priority” to have social housing on the Grenfell site despite claims that local people do not want housing on the site.

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