By Samantha King

Tuesday 20 November 2018

Tuesday 20 November 2018

Easter Island statue

Easter Island officials visit London museum to demand return of stolen statue

Easter Island officials visit London museum to demand return of stolen statue

A group of officials have visited the British Museum in London in a bid to get a statue stolen in 1868 returned to Easter Island.

Palm Oil petition

Organiser of petition to lift Iceland ad ban never wanted campaign to end in 'death threats'

Organiser of viral petition to lift Iceland ad ban does not condone 'violence'

Mark Topps has said he doesn't condone "violence" after ad regulator Clearcast received threats for banning Iceland's season advert.

Ivanka Trump

Ivanka Trump used personal email address for official government business

Ivanka Trump used personal email address for official government business

Ivanka Trump, the president's daughter and a top White House adviser, sent hundreds of emails about government business from a personal email account last year, it has been reported.

DUP

Government is 'paralysed' without support of the DUP, says Andrew Bridgen MP

Government is 'paralysed' without DUP support, says Andrew Bridgen MP

Conservative MP Andrew Bridgen has said the government is "paralysed" without the support of the DUP.

Roger Kendrick

Businessman who told Prime Minister to axe Brexit deal says it will be 'devastating' for UK

Businessman who told PM to axe Brexit deal says it will be 'devastating' for UK

A businessman who asked Theresa May to "think again" about her Brexit deal at the annual CBI conference yesterday, has claimed it will be "devastating" for the UK.

Jeremy Corbyn and Theresa May

Corbyn should 'throw down the gauntlet' and try to force an election, says Sir Vince Cable

Sir Vince: Corbyn should 'throw down gauntlet' and force an election

The Liberal Democrat leader said Jeremy Corbyn should "throw down the gauntlet" and "see where he stands".

Monday 19 November 2018

Monday 19 November 2018

Ann Widdecombe

Ann Widdecombe: Women should not embrace the 'cult of victimhood'

Ann Widdecombe: Women should not embrace the 'cult of victimhood'

The former politician clashed with Badass Women's Hour host Harriet Minter over whether there should be a quota for the number of women in Parliament.

Theresa May

Theresa May: 'Let no one be in any doubt, I am determined to deliver Brexit'

Theresa May: 'Let no one be in any doubt, I am determined to deliver Brexit'

In a speech at the CBI conference in London the Prime Minister said she was "determined" to deliver Brexit, as speculation mounts over whether she will face a leadership challenge.

Anti-Brexit campaigner

Brexit deal is the most 'expensive fudge in the history of the world', claims Stephen Kinnock MP

Stephen Kinnock MP: Brexit deal is the most 'expensive fudge' in world history

The Labour MP claimed Theresa May's draft Brexit deal is a "truck-load of fudge" during an appearance on the breakfast show.

Grant Shapps mugs

Grant Shapps MP addresses his viral 'mug collection' tweet

Grant Shapps MP addresses his viral 'mug collection' tweet

Grant Shapps told Julia Hartley-Brewer his mug collection "brightened" his experience of reading the draft Brexit withdrawal agreement, after a posed photo of the MP surrounded by the colourful drinking vessels went viral.

Michael Gove

Michael Gove could lead Brexit if Theresa May 'went under a bus', says Lord Digby Jones

Gove could lead Brexit if Theresa May 'went under a bus', says Lord Digby Jones

If the Prime Minister "went under a bus", Michael Gove could be the leader the UK needs, Lord Digby Jones has claimed.

House of Lords

House of Lords must axe 200 peers, urge MPs

House of Lords must axe 200 peers, urge MPs

A group of MPs have called for the House of Lords to axe 200 peers, claiming it is no longer functioning effectively.

Dominic Raab

Dominic Grieve MP: It is 'impossible to believe' that Dominic Raab was surprised by draft Brexit deal

Dominic Grieve: It's 'impossible' that Dominic Raab was surprised by Brexit deal

Conservative MP Dominic Grieve has said he finds it "impossible" that the former Brexit secretary, Dominic Raab, did not know "the sort of direction" negotiations with the EU were travelling in.

Saturday 17 November 2018

Saturday 17 November 2018

Extinction Rebellion

Climate change activists block bridges across London

Climate change activists block bridges across London

Hundreds of activists have caused disruption in the capital by blocking five major bridges.

Crickets

Sainsbury's becomes first UK supermarket to sell edible insects

Sainsbury's becomes first UK supermarket to sell edible insects

Roasted crickets are now on the menu at Sainsbury's as it becomes the first UK supermarket to stock edible insects.

Theresa May

Cabinet Ministers in plan to change Theresa May's Brexit deal

Cabinet Ministers in plan to change Theresa May's Brexit deal

Five Cabinet Ministers are reportedly planning to try and persuade the Prime Minister to change her Brexit deal.

Crown Prince

Saudi Crown Prince ordered Khashoggi killing, officials say

Saudi Crown Prince ordered Khashoggi killing, officials say

US intelligence officials have concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a US official said.

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".

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