By Samantha King

Thursday 15 November 2018

Thursday 15 November 2018

Saud al-Mojeb

Death penalty sought for five suspects in Jamal Khashoggi murder

Death penalty sought for five suspects in Jamal Khashoggi murder

Saudi Arabia's top prosecutor has recommended the death penalty for five suspects charged with ordering and carrying out the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi.

Alastair Campbell

Alastair Campbell: 'Theresa May is not the problem, Brexit is the problem'

Alastair Campbell: 'Theresa May is not the problem, Brexit is the problem'

Tony Blair's former director of communications has called for a People's Vote on Brexit, claiming there are "no winners" if the UK leaves the European Union.

Pro-Brexit supporters

Matt Hancock: Alternatives to Prime Minister's Brexit deal are 'ugly'

Matt Hancock: Alternatives to Prime Minister's Brexit deal are 'ugly'

The health secretary has defended Theresa May's Brexit deal, claiming that the alternatives of a second referendum or no-deal Brexit were "both ugly" options.

Downing Street

Resignation watch: Who has resigned over the Brexit deal?

Resignation watch: Who has resigned over the Brexit deal?

Live updates on who has resigned over the draft Brexit withdrawal agreement.

Leo Varadkar

Irish Prime Minister praises Theresa May for 'honouring promise' to avoid hard border with Brexit deal

Irish PM praises Theresa May for 'honouring promise' to avoid hard border

Leo Varadkar has praised the Prime Minister for "honouring" her promise to avoid a hard border in Ireland with the draft withdrawal agreement.

Dominic Raab

Brexit secretary Dominic Raab resigns over 'very real threat' to UK's integrity

Brexit secretary Dominic Raab resigns over 'very real threat' to UK's integrity

Dominic Raab has resigned as Brexit secretary, claiming the withdrawal agreement posed a "very real threat" to the integrity of the UK.

Theresa May

Theresa May's Brexit deal 'will result in a Corbyn government', says Peter Bone MP

Theresa May's Brexit deal 'will result in a Corbyn government', says Peter Bone

Conservative MP Peter Bone has slated Theresa May's Brexit deal, claiming it is "Brexit in name only", and claimed it could result in a "Corbyn government".

Shailesh Vara

Northern Ireland Minister resigns over 'halfway house' Brexit deal

Northern Ireland Minister resigns over 'halfway house' Brexit deal

Shailesh Vara has quit as Northern Ireland Minister, saying he cannot support Theresa May's Brexit agreement.

Wednesday 14 November 2018

Wednesday 14 November 2018

Couple in bed

Adult toy company gives workers four days off a year to 'orgasm' in effort to boost productivity

Adult toy company gives workers four days off a year to 'orgasm'

A sex toy company is giving staff four extra days of holiday a year to "dedicate to sexual pleasure" in an effort to boost productivity.

Animatronic Orangutan

Iceland unleash animatronic orangutan on streets of London following advert ban

Iceland unleash animatronic orangutan on London following advert ban

The supermarket chain orchestrated the stunt to raise awareness of the effects of deforestation.

Peter Bone MP

Conservative MP turns on Theresa May during Prime Minister's Questions

Conservative MP turns on Theresa May during Prime Minister's Questions

Peter Bone turned on the Prime Minister during a meeting in Parliament, suggesting she would lose the support of "many Conservative MPs" with her Brexit plan.

Poppy Appeal

Market trader selling unofficial poppy brooches admits trademark offences

Market trader selling unofficial poppy brooches admits trademark offences

A 64-year-old market trader who was selling poppy brooches despite having no link to the Royal British Legion has admitted trademark offences.

Iceland Advert

If Iceland had made their own advert 'there wouldn't be an issue', Clearcast's managing director says

Iceland ad was not banned for being 'political', Clearcast say

The managing director of Clearcast, who banned the controversial Iceland advert, has dismissed claims that the ad was banned for being too "political".

Theresa May

Lord Adonis: Theresa May will be 'killed by both sides' over Brexit deal

Lord Adonis: Theresa May will be 'killed by both sides' over Brexit deal

Labour peer, Lord Andrew Adonis, has said Theresa May will be "killed by both sides" over her Brexit deal, branding it a "load of junk".

Sammy Wilson DUP

Theresa May's Brexit deal is a 'double-cross', says DUP Brexit spokesman

Theresa May's Brexit deal is a 'double-cross', says DUP Brexit spokesman

The DUP's Brexit spokesman has said Theresa May has "double-crossed" the UK with her Brexit deal.

Tuesday 13 November 2018

Tuesday 13 November 2018

David Schwimmer

Police make arrest in David Schwimmer lookalike probe

Police make arrest in David Schwimmer lookalike probe

A 36-year-old man has been arrested following a police appeal which vent viral due to the suspect's striking resemblance to actor David Schwimmer.

Using phone

Social media is responsible for 'increasing intolerance' of ideas, says Oxford professor

Social media responsible for 'increasing intolerance' of ideas

The founder of a journal allowing academics to publish controversial research anonymously has claimed social media is to blame for an "increasing intolerance" of ideas.

Jacob Rees-Mogg

Jacob Rees-Mogg: Take warnings of a post-Brexit disaster with 'a pinch of salt'

Jacob Rees-Mogg: Take warnings of a post-Brexit disaster with 'a pinch of salt'

The Conservative MP claimed that warnings of a disaster post-Brexit has been "exaggerated" by remain voters and should be taken "with a pinch of salt".

Kate Osamor

Labour MP living in social housing is 'upsetting, insulting and really outrageous', says property expert

Labour MP living in social housing is 'upsetting', 'insulting' and 'outrageous'

The news that Labour MP Kate Osamor is living in social housing despite her household income of £130,000 is "upsetting, insulting and really outrageous", says Luke Doonan.

Sir Vince Cable

Sir Vince Cable: Talk of a no-deal Brexit a 'fantasy' to get MPs to 'jump behind' Theresa May's plans

Sir Vince Cable: Talk of a no-deal Brexit is a 'fantasy'

Talk of a no-deal Brexit is a "fantasy" designed to motivate MPs to "jump behind" Theresa May's Brexit plans, Sir Vince Cable has claimed.

Monday 12 November 2018

Monday 12 November 2018

Cat

British traveller dies from rabies after being bitten by a cat in Morocco

British traveller dies from rabies after cat bite in Morocco

A Briton who died after being bitten by a rabid cat while abroad in Morocco "did not receive the vaccine until it was too late", it has emerged.

Flybe plane

Flybe 'didn't follow the correct process' to sack pilot with fear of flying, says employment lawyer

Flybe 'didn't follow the correct process' to sack pilot with fear of flying

An employment lawyer has said that airline Flybe didn't follow the "correct process" when firing a pilot who had developed a fear of long flights.

Burger

There's a 'potent alliance' of people trying to stop others eating meat, says Christopher Snowden

There's a 'potent alliance' of people trying to stop others eating meat

The head of lifestyle economics at the Institute for Economic Affairs has claimed calls for the population to eat less beef and lamb are a result of a "potent alliance" of people trying to stop others from eating meat.

Keir Starmer

Sir Keir Starmer says Brexit 'can be stopped'

Sir Keir Starmer says Brexit 'can be stopped'

Labour's shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer has said Britain's withdrawal from the European Union "can be stopped".

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