By James Hingle

Wednesday 5 December 2018

Wednesday 5 December 2018

Legal advice confirms backstop will keep the UK in the customs union - but what is a customs union?

Legal advice confirms backstop will keep the UK in a customs union - but what is a customs union?

What is the EU customs union?

A law professor explains what the EU customs union is and what it means for Britain, Northern Ireland and Brexit

Wednesday 21 November 2018

Wednesday 21 November 2018

Ann Coffey MP calls for major review of juries for rape cases

Ann Coffey MP calls for major review of juries for rape cases

Ms Coffey has also called for a major review of the criminal justice system.

South Korea's Kim Jong Yang elected Interpol president

South Korea's Kim Jong Yang elected Interpol president

Mr Kim edged out the controversial Russian candidate Alexander Prokopchuk.

British academic accused of spying sentenced to life in UAE

British academic accused of spying sentenced to life in UAE

Matthew Hedges was accused of spying while studying for his PhD.

Ikea to cut 350 UK jobs as part of global transformation plan

Ikea to cut 350 UK jobs as part of global transformation plan

The Swedish home retailer expects 7,500 jobs to be cut across its operations as it simplifies the organisation.

Grenfell fraudster who claimed £100,000 intended for victims jailed

Grenfell fraudster who claimed £100,000 intended for victims jailed

Sharife Elouahabi falsely said he was staying with relatives in a flat on the 21st floor of the block.

Picture: British Heart Foundation

Mexican tetra fish may inspire heart repair treatment for humans

Mexican tetra fish may inspire heart repair treatment for humans

The Mexican tetra fish has been found to have a gene called lrrc10 which is linked to the fish being able to regenerate its own heart.

Apple 'applauded' for removing Tumblr over child abuse images

Apple 'applauded' for removing Tumblr over child abuse images

CEO of Freedom From Abuse has called for more tech giants to take action.

Tuesday 20 November 2018

Tuesday 20 November 2018

ID cards should be used to tighten controls on immigration, says Lord Adonis

ID cards should be used to tighten controls on immigration, says Lord Adonis

Electronic ID cards should be a “badge of citizenship” and not an “obligation” says Lord Andrew Adonis.

Steph and Dom sign up for Celebrity Call Centre

Steph and Dom sign up for Celebrity Call Centre

The talkRADIO hosts will be joined by Debbie McGee, Nick Hewer and more.

Officers need public support dealing with violent suspects, says police chief

Officers need public support dealing with violent suspects, says police chief

Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner Sir Steve House said passers-by should only help officers struggling with violent suspects "if they can safely do so".

Spain PM vows to vote down Brexit divorce bill over Gibraltar

Spain PM vows to vote down Brexit divorce bill over Gibraltar

Spain claim there is no clarification over the future status of the handling of Gibraltar.

Anne Hegerty

I'm A Celeb: Autistic boy's heartfelt letter to Anne Hegerty goes viral

I'm A Celeb: Autistic boy's heartfelt letter to Anne Hegerty goes viral

A schoolboy's heartfelt letter to I'm A Celebrity contestant Anne Hegerty about their shared experience of autism has received thousands of shares online.

Monday 19 November 2018

Monday 19 November 2018

Teenager looked up suicide methods before death

Teenager looked up suicide methods before death

Ben Walmsley made internet searches on ways to end his life while in lessons in the weeks before his death.

Black cab rapist: John Worboys to remain in prison

Black cab rapist: John Worboys to remain in prison

Black cab serial rapist John Worboys will remain behind bars after the Parole Board reversed an earlier decision that he should be released.

Sadiq Khan

Sadiq Khan announces £13m funding to tackle serious youth violence

Sadiq Khan announces £13m funding to tackle serious youth violence

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has announced £13m of funding to tackle serious youth violence in the capital.

Anne-Marie Trevelyan MP: Theresa May's Brexit deal is 'unacceptable'

Anne-Marie Trevelyan MP: Theresa May's Brexit deal is 'unacceptable'

The former Parliamentary private secretary has called Theresa May’s withdrawal bill “unacceptable", claiming it "won't pass through Parliament".

Teenage boy 'apologetic' after anti-gay attack on Gareth Thomas

Teenage boy 'apologetic' after anti-gay attack on Gareth Thomas

A teenage boy has apologised to former Wales rugby union captain Gareth Thomas after he attacked him over his sexuality.

Brexit transition period could be extended until 2022, says Michel Barnier

Michel Barnier: Brexit transition period could be extended until 2022

The Chief Brexit Negotiator is said to have proposed the extension in order to give more time for Britain to strike a full trade deal.

Friday 16 November 2018

Friday 16 November 2018

Andrea Jenkyns: 'I'll be surprised if May won vote of no confidence'

Andrea Jenkyns: 'I'll be surprised if May won vote of no confidence'

The MP has also claimed that a current government minister will be submitting a letter of no confidence.

Michael Gove: 'I absolutely do have confidence in the Prime Minister'

Michael Gove: 'I absolutely do have confidence in the Prime Minister'

He had been rumoured to be considering his resignation after fellow Cabinet members Dominic Raab and Esther McVey resigned on Thursday. 

Brexit withdrawal fallout: What could happen today?

Brexit withdrawal fallout: What could happen today?

Reports suggest we could see a vote of no confidence in Theresa May.

Nadine Dorries: Theresa May too 'incompetent' to negotiate a better Brexit deal

Nadine Dorries: Theresa May too 'incompetent' to negotiate a better Brexit deal

The MP for Mid Bedfordshire submitted a vote of no confidence in the Prime Minister a few weeks ago.

EE and Virgin Media fined £13.3m for overcharging 500,000 customers

EE and Virgin Media fined £13.3m for overcharging 500,000 customers

Regulator Ofcom has fined the companies because they broke consumer protection rules.

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