By Holly Pyne

Wednesday 15 May 2019

Wednesday 15 May 2019

Man admits ‘reckless’ sharing of terrorist song

Man admits ‘reckless’ sharing of terrorist song

Man admits ‘reckless’ sharing of terrorist song

A man from Cardiff has admitted sharing a terrorist song entitled Virgins Of Paradise on the second day of his Old Bailey trial.

Two jailed over knife-point robbery and child abuse images

Two jailed over knife-point robbery and child abuse images

Two jailed over knife-point robbery and child abuse images

Two men were jailed on Tuesday for committing a knife-point robbery against a woman and her teenage daughter.

Islamophobia definition is not about ‘policing people’s thoughts’

Islamophobia definition not about ‘policing people’s thoughts’

Islamophobia definition not about ‘policing people’s thoughts’

Imam Ajmal Masroor has said that the new definition of Islamophobia is not about “policing people’s thoughts”.

PMQs: Theresa May accused of making the UK a ‘laughing stock’

PMQs: Theresa May accused of making the UK a ‘laughing stock’

PMQs: Theresa May accused of making the UK a ‘laughing stock’

An MP has accused Theresa May of making the United Kingdom “an international laughing stock” with her attempts to negotiate a Brexit deal.

Tuesday 14 May 2019

Tuesday 14 May 2019

High Court judges hear latest stage of Tommy Robinson contempt case

Tommy Robinson arrives at court for latest stage of contempt case

Tommy Robinson arrives at court for latest stage of contempt case

Tommy Robinson has arrived at the Old Bailey for the latest stage of the case in which he allegedly committed contempt of court.

Animal charity drops actor Martin Clunes for riding elephant

Animal charity drops actor Martin Clunes for riding elephant

Animal charity drops actor Martin Clunes for riding elephant

Actor Martin Clunes has been dropped as a patron of an animal welfare charity after footage emerged of him riding an elephant.

Chester named England’s ‘greenest area’

Chester named England’s ‘greenest area’

Chester named England’s ‘greenest area’

Cheshire West and Chester has been revealed as England’s greenest area, with West Lothian and Bridgend topping the lists for Scotland and Wales.  

Friday 10 May 2019

Friday 10 May 2019

Protesters throw milkshake at UKIP candidate Carl Benjamin

Scuffle breaks out after milkshake thrown at UKIP candidate

Scuffle breaks out after milkshake thrown at UKIP candidate

A scuffle broke out in Cornwall after two protesters attempted to throw milkshake on UKIP candidate Carl Benjamin.

Iain Duncan Smith: Tories need new leader ‘who voted for Brexit’

Iain Duncan Smith: Tories need new leader ‘who voted for Brexit’

Iain Duncan Smith: Tories need new leader ‘who voted for Brexit’

Conservative MP Iain Duncan Smith has said that the party needed a new leader “who voted for Brexit” in order to regain the trust of voters.

Social media companies ‘absolutely should’ do more to stop abuse

Social media companies ‘absolutely should’ do more to stop abuse

Social media companies ‘absolutely should’ do more to stop abuse

Terrence McCorry from disability charity Leonard Cheshire has said that social media companies like Twitter and Facebook “absolutely should” do more to stop abuse towards disabled people.

Morrissey praised and criticised over For Britain party badge

Morrissey praised and criticised over For Britain party badge

Morrissey has been criticised and praised for wearing a For Britain party badge.

Thursday 9 May 2019

Thursday 9 May 2019

New £200m fund to replace cladding is ‘bitter pill to swallow’

New £200m fund to replace cladding is ‘bitter pill to swallow’

New £200m fund to replace cladding is ‘bitter pill to swallow’

The founder of the UK Cladding Action Group has the announcement of a new government fund to replace Grenfell-style cladding on around 170 high-rise private residential buildings is “a bitter pill to swallow”.

Royal baby tweet is ‘professional suicide’ for Danny Baker

Royal baby tweet ‘a professional suicide note’ for Danny Baker

Royal baby tweet ‘a professional suicide note’ for Danny Baker

Media commentator Paul Connew has described Danny Baker’s tweet, in which he shared a photo of a monkey in response to the birth of a royal baby, as a “professional suicide note”.

Founder of UK Wife Carrying Race: ‘I have a different wife every year’

Founder of UK Wife Carrying Race: ‘I have a different wife every year’

Founder of UK Wife Carrying Race: ‘I have a different wife every year’

The organiser of the UK Wife Carrying Race has said that his wife has refused to take part in the competition so he has “different wife every year”.

‘BBC had almost no choice’ but to sack Danny Baker over tweet

BBC 'had no choice' but to sack Danny Baker over tweet

BBC 'had no choice' but to sack Danny Baker over tweet

A professor of psychology has said that the BBC "had almost no choice” but to sack presenter Danny Baker, after he posted a tweet in which he joked about the royal baby using a picture of a monkey.

Tory MP refuses to back PM until ‘persecution’ of servicemen ends

Tory MP refuses to back PM until ‘persecution’ of servicemen ends

Tory MP refuses to back PM until ‘persecution’ of servicemen ends

A Conservative MP has told Theresa May that he will not support her government until the “offensive” persecution of ex-servicemen and women ends.

Wednesday 8 May 2019

Wednesday 8 May 2019

‘The Wives of Westminster’

Inside the 'Wives of Westminster' blog

Inside the 'Wives of Westminster' blog

A new website set up to share the experiences of the wives of UK politicians has been widely criticised since its recent launch. Here's all you need to know about it.

London Bridge inquest: Victim told fiancé ‘I love you’ moments before attack

London Bridge inquest: Victim told fiancé ‘I love you’ moments before attack

London Bridge inquest: Victim told fiancé ‘I love you’

A young woman kissed her fiancé and told him "I love you" moments before she was struck by a van, the inquest into the London Bridge terror attack has heard.

CCTV facial recognition ‘is a threat to freedom’

CCTV facial recognition ‘is a threat to freedom’

CCTV facial recognition ‘is a threat to freedom’

The legal officer of Big Brother Watch has described facial recognition software being used by police as “a threat to freedom”.

Royal baby: Duke and Duchess of Sussex name son Archie

Royal baby: Duke and Duchess of Sussex name son Archie

Royal baby: Duke and Duchess of Sussex name son Archie

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have named their baby son Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, the couple have announced.

Sex expert: Netflix ‘not a cause’ of Britons having less sex

Sex expert: Netflix ‘not a cause’ of Britons having less sex

Sex expert: Netflix ‘not a cause’ of Britons having less sex

Sex therapist Anjula Mutanda has said that streaming service Netflix is ‘not a cause’ after new data found that fewer than half of Britons have sex at least once a week.

PMQs: Theresa May told to ‘step aside’ after ‘failed’ Brexit talks

PMQs: Theresa May told to ‘step aside’ by Tory MP

PMQs: Theresa May told to ‘step aside’ by Tory MP

The Prime Minister has been told to “step aside” by Andrea Jenkyns during a heated Commons debate.

Missing piece of Stonehenge found after 60 years

Missing piece of Stonehenge found after 60 years

Missing piece of Stonehenge found after 60 years

A missing piece of one of the huge stones at Stonehenge, which was removed 60 years ago, has been returned to the ancient monument, English Heritage said.

Tuesday 7 May 2019

Tuesday 7 May 2019

Sajid Javid reveals ‘Ramadan package’ to protect mosques

Sajid Javid reveals ‘Ramadan package’ to protect mosques

Sajid Javid reveals ‘Ramadan package’ to protect mosques

Security training and advice to help keep mosques safe during the holy month of Ramadan is being offered as part of government measures to protect places of worship.

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