By Nick Moore

Monday 16 April 2018

Monday 16 April 2018

The retired US Marine appeared in around 60 films, often in military-related roles

Full Metal Jacket sergeant actor R Lee Ermey dies

Full Metal Jacket sergeant actor R Lee Ermey dies

Ermey, best known for his role as the terrfying Gunnery Sergeant Hartman, passed away from pneumonia-related complications

The incident took place just yards from Aston Villa Football Club

Footage: 20-man machete brawl in Birmingham

Footage: 20-man machete brawl in Birmingham

West Midlands Police arrived at the scene after the group had dispersed

'No doubt @gregwebsteruk thought it amusing to call for my beheading on this thread. I do not' said Ms Abbott

Diane Abbott reports light sabre 'beheading' tweet to Met Police

Diane Abbott reports light sabre 'beheading' tweet to Met Police

The Shadow Home Secretary has been a frequent victim of abuse on social media

Friday 13 April 2018

Friday 13 April 2018

The shipping industry will aim to cut its emissions by 50% over the next three decades

Ground-breaking deal agreed to cut greenhouse gases

Ground-breaking deal agreed to cut greenhouse gases

Countries have agreed to cut greenhouse gas emissions from shipping by at least 50% by 2050 in a bid to tackle climate change

His Serene Highness Prince Alexi Lubomirski will take the snaps on Harry's big day

Harry and Meghan's photographer is Polish royalty

Harry and Meghan's photographer is Polish royalty

Alexi Lubomirski, 42, who photographed the pair for their engagement, will be at Windsor Castle next month to take the official wedding shots

Moscow is also accused of training special units in the use of chemical warfare agents

Security Adviser: Russia spied on Skripals for five years

Security Adviser: Russia spied on Skripals for five years

National Security Adviser Sir Mark Sedwill said cyber specialists from Russian military intelligence targeted Yulia Skripal's email accounts

The serving British soldier and self-confessed racist got a 12 month sentence

Nazi salute soldier jailed over CS gas possession

Nazi salute soldier jailed over CS gas possession

Corporal Mikko Vehvilainen stockpiled a host of weaponry

Husnain Rashid, 31, made the post about the young royal's school on messaging app Telegram

Man accused of Prince George message to face terror charges

Man accused of Prince George message to face terror charges

An alleged Islamic State (IS) supporter accused of sharing details of Prince George's school on social media will now face trial in May

The US administration is giving alarmingly contradictory signals, says the Labour leader

Syria: Corbyn accused Government of ‘waiting for instructions’ from Trump

Syria: Corbyn accused Government of ‘waiting for instructions’ from Trump

Further UK military intervention in Syria's multi-sided war risks escalating an already devastating conflict, says the Labour leader

The Government has said 300,000 new homes need to be built each year in England to meet demand

Green belt development slammed as 'unacceptable' by campaigners

Green belt development slammed as 'unacceptable' by campaigners

The Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) said the threat of houses being planned and given the go-ahead on the green belt had increased since 2012

Nearly 40% of apprenticeship standards approved by the Government in the past six years don't meet the international definition of such a scheme

Low skill jobs being ‘relabelled’ as apprenticeships

Low skill jobs being ‘relabelled’ as apprenticeships

The introduction of a levy on apprenticeships has reduced their quality according to a think tank

The Health Secretary has come under fire for not declaring business interests

Jeremy Hunt's failure to declare plush property purchase was 'honest mistake'

Jeremy Hunt's failure to declare plush property purchase was 'honest mistake'

The Daily Telegraph said Mr Hunt failed to notify Companies House of his 50% interest in Mare Pond Properties Limited

The west has blamed President Assad for the attacks

Former Naval chief: Syria chemical attack 'could be propaganda'

Former Naval chief: Syria chemical attack 'could be propaganda'

Retired senior Naval Officer Lord Alan West has questioned whether the chemical attack in Syria was the work of President Assad’s troops

The report concluded there are no real health benefits to drinking

Ignoring alcohol guidelines cuts years off UK lives

Ignoring alcohol guidelines cuts years off UK lives

Limits should be lowered further, concludes research in the Lancet

There are more than 1,400 empty beds across the UK, according to new stats

‘Ghost wards’ with empty hospital beds a scandal, says Labour

‘Ghost wards’ with empty hospital beds a scandal, says Labour

82 wards - the equivalent of two entire hospitals - have been shut

Wednesday 4 April 2018

Wednesday 4 April 2018

The costs of nurseries and childminders have grown at double or even triple the rate of wages

Childcare costs have spiked under Tories, claims Labour

Childcare costs have spiked under Tories, claims Labour

The party's figures suggest the costs of nurseries and childminders have grown at double or even triple the rate of wages

Facebook is facing scrutiny over its data collection following allegations that political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica obtained data on tens of millions of Facebook users to try to influence elections

Zuckerberg to give evidence over Facebook data use

Zuckerberg to give evidence over Facebook data use

The oversight committee will focus on Facebook's "use and protection of user data"

The incident took place at South Park Crescent, Hither Green

Pensioner facing murder quiz after fatally wounding intruder

Pensioner facing murder quiz after fatally wounding intruder

A pensioner has been arrested on suspicion of murder after fatally wounding an intruder during a suspected burglary at his home

Wilkins won 84 caps for the national team

Former England football captain Ray Wilkins dies aged 61

Former England football captain Ray Wilkins dies aged 61

The ex-Chelsea, Manchester United and Rangers midfielder suffered a heart attack last week and passed away this morning

More than half of the heroin and morphine death hotspots in England and Wales are seaside locations

Seaside towns are hotspots for drug deaths

Seaside towns are hotspots for drug deaths

Six of the 10 towns and cities with the highest rates of fatalities related to the substances are coastal holiday resorts

More than a quarter (26%) of English adults are obese - including 2% of men and 4% of women who are classed as "morbidly obese"

Obese women placing 'burden on NHS'

Obese women placing 'burden on NHS'

Hospital admissions due to obesity have soared and women are accounting for the lion's share of hospital spells, according to new data from NHS Digital

Butler defended Corbyn as a "staunch anti-racist"

Labour MP: Corbyn's attendance of Jewdas event 'perfectly legitimate'

Labour MP: Corbyn's attendance of Jewdas event 'perfectly legitimate'

Labour MP Dawn Butler has defender Jeremy Corbyn’s decision to spend Passover with the group

'Ray Wilkins made me believe I was good enough' said Holloway in a moving tribute

Ian Holloway: Ray Wilkins was best team-mate I ever had

Ian Holloway: Ray Wilkins was best team-mate I ever had

The QPR star has paid tribute to the former Loftus Road hero, who died today aged 61

Julia Hartley-Brewer clashed with Richard Angell, the Director of Labour group Progress

Labour's Progress leader: 'There is structural gender inequality' in workplace

Labour's Progress leader: 'There is structural gender inequality' in workplace

Julia Hartley-Brewer clashed with Richard Angell, the Director of Labour group Progress, over whether women face unequal treatment in the workplace

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