By James Hingle

Tuesday 13 November 2018

Tuesday 13 November 2018

Unemployment figures increase with more men out of work

Unemployment figures increase with more men out of work

The jobless total rose to 1.38 million in the three months to September after a big increase in the number of men out of work.

John Barrowman would like a gender fluid title if he wins I'm A Celebrity

John Barrowman would like a gender fluid title if he wins I'm A Celebrity

The Doctor Who actor said he would like to be the King or the Queen of the jungle.

Monday 12 November 2018

Monday 12 November 2018

Biohax microchip

Chipping could have 'sinister implications' for workers, says TUC spokesperson

Chipping could have 'sinister implications' for workers, says TUC spokesperson

UK firms planning to introduce microchipping on employees, reports suggest.

Neo-Nazi couple found guilty of being members of banned terrorist group

Neo-Nazi couple found guilty of being members of banned terrorist group

Adam Thomas and Claudia also named their newborn son after Hitler, a court heard.

Five-minute neck scan could indicate early onset of dementia, research suggests

Five-minute neck scan could indicate early onset of dementia, research suggests

A five-minute scan of blood vessels in the neck during mid-life could become part of future dementia screening, researchers have suggested.

California wildfires 'deadliest' in state history

California wildfires 'deadliest' in state history

The death toll in Northern California has now risen to 29, with 230 unaccounted for.

Australian strawberry needle scare: Perpetrator 'motivated by revenge'

Australian strawberry needle scare: Perpetrator 'motivated by revenge'

A former strawberry farm supervisor was “motivated by spite” after putting sewing needles into the fruit that caused a nationwide scandal in Australia, a court has heard.

Thursday 18 October 2018

Thursday 18 October 2018

Man becomes eleventh person jailed for Grenfell fraud

Man becomes eleventh person jailed for Grenfell fraud

Koffi Kouakou claimed to have been living on the 14th floor of the west London high-rise.

Liam Fox cancels Saudi conference appearance over missing journalist

Liam Fox cancels Saudi conference appearance over missing journalist

The International Trade Secretary said the "time is not right" for him to attend the Future Investment Initiative.

Motorists may be forced to give way to cyclists when turning, says Highway Code

Motorists may be forced to give way to cyclists when turning, says Highway Code

The Department for Transport is considering the measure to boost protection of vulnerable road users going straight on at junctions.

Mad Cow Disease case confirmed on Scottish farm

Mad Cow Disease case confirmed on Scottish farm

Restrictions have been put in place at the unnamed farm in Aberdeenshire.

Emmanuel Macron to introduce visas for UK tourists in event of no-deal Brexit

Emmanuel Macron to introduce visas for UK tourists in event of no-deal Brexit

The French president has announced contingency plans in the event of a no-deal.

Banksy releases video showing Girl With Balloon prank went wrong

Banksy releases video showing Girl With Balloon prank went wrong

The anonymous artist released a video showing how his painting was supposed to fully shred.

Wednesday 17 October 2018

Wednesday 17 October 2018

Canada legalising cannabis 'could be a pioneering move' for other countries, says drug commentator

Canada legalising cannabis 'could be a pioneering move' for other countries

A spokesperson at the Transform Drug Policy Foundation says the UK is '5 years' behind.

Theresa May demands 'very serious' response to Commons bullying probe

Theresa May demands 'very serious' response to Commons bullying probe

The Prime Minister said the report from High Court judge Dame Laura Cox should "worry all of us."

EU 'would probably' take legal action if divorce bill isn't paid, warns economist

EU 'would probably' take legal action if divorce bill isn't paid

Phillip Hammond reportedly warned cabinet ministers the UK could still have to pay the EU up to £36bn of the £39bn divorce bill.

Lower food prices help lower UK inflation rate

Lower food prices help lower UK inflation rate

Inflation fell to 2.4% in September.

A couple become the first pair to legally buy marijuana

Canada legalises recreational cannabis

Canada legalises recreational cannabis

The country becomes second, after Uruguay, to legalise the use of marijuana.

Tuesday 16 October 2018

Tuesday 16 October 2018

MPs call for new alcohol levy to help treat harm caused by heavy drinking

MPs call for new alcohol levy to help treat harm caused by heavy drinking

Ministers have suggested a 5p levy on bottles of wine and a 3p levy on a pint of beer.

Spokesperson for The Speaker plays down quit claims

Spokesperson for The Speaker plays down quit claims

Reports suggested the Speaker had told friends he intended to quit next year.

Poppies printed on fleet of police cars to mark the centenary of the end of WWI

Poppies printed on fleet of police cars to mark the centenary of the end of WWI

Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Road Policing Unit will feature a poppy on all of its marked patrol vehicles.

Facebook to launch tool to improve political ad transparency

Facebook to launch tool to improve political ad transparency

The social media network announced a new authorisation scheme to approve organisations before they can run political adverts on the site.

Employment falls slightly but numbers in work still at record high

Employment falls slightly but numbers in work still at record high

There were 32.39 million people in a job in the three months to August, a fall of 5,000 on the previous quarter.

Recorded hate crime increases by 17%

Recorded hate crime increases by 17%

Data released by the Home Office showed a 40% rise in religious hate crime.

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