By Samantha King

Monday 18 November 2019

Monday 18 November 2019

Lib Dems and SNP lose High Court challenge against ITV

Lib Dems and SNP lose High Court challenge against ITV

The Liberal Democrats and SNP have lost a High Court challenge against ITV over its decision to exclude their party leaders from a televised election debate.

New wasp species named after Idris Elba

New wasp species named after Idris Elba

A newly-discovered species of wasp has been named after the British actor and musician.

Candidates in Jo Cox's former seat pledge to campaign peacefully

Candidates in Jo Cox's former seat pledge to campaign peacefully

The pledge commits the candidates to foster "constructive democratic debate" and to treat their opponents with dignity and respect.

Corbyn jokes Prime Minister is his 'warm-up act' at CBI event

Corbyn jokes Prime Minister is his 'warm-up act' at CBI event

The Labour leader made the jibe after Boris Johnson's address at the annual Confederation of British Industry conference.

Man charged with murder of woman found in wheelie bin

Man charged with murder of woman found in wheelie bin

The body of 39-year-old Nicola Stevenson was found by a dog walker in a wheelie bin in East Sussex.

Extinction Rebellion members begin week-long hunger strike

Extinction Rebellion members begin week-long hunger strike

The action - taking place in 22 countries - is highlighting the "vulnerability of food supplies", the climate activism group say.

Friday 15 November 2019

Friday 15 November 2019

General election 2019: Full list of candidates in England

General election 2019: Full list of candidates in England

The full list of candidates standing in England at the 2019 general election.

Thursday 14 November 2019

Thursday 14 November 2019

Criminals being punished falls to lowest level in 50 years

Criminals being punished falls to lowest level in 50 years

The number of offenders being punished for their crimes is at the lowest level in almost half a century, figures suggest.

Man jailed for dialling 999 and belching down phone

Man jailed for dialling 999 and belching down phone

A 28-year-old who repeatedly dialled 999 and belched down the phone at police call handlers has been jailed for 24 weeks.

Surge in child abuse linked to witchcraft beliefs

Surge in child abuse linked to witchcraft beliefs

The number of children in England abused due to a belief in witchcraft has risen by more than 30 per cent in the last three years.

Steve Bannon: Nigel Farage is 'sophisticated and savvy'

Steve Bannon: Nigel Farage is 'sophisticated and savvy'

Donald Trump's former chief strategist praised the Brexit Party leader for his electoral strategy.

Wednesday 13 November 2019

Wednesday 13 November 2019

Liberal Democrat campaign bus blocked by anti-austerity protesters

Liberal Democrat campaign bus blocked by anti-austerity protesters

Locals in Haringey blocked the path of Jo Swinson's campaign bus in protest at cuts brought on by the Conservative-Lib Dem coalition.

Tommy Robinson rally attendees sought by police after 'disorder'

Tommy Robinson rally attendees sought by police after 'disorder'

Detectives have released images of 10 protesters suspected of serious disorder at a 'Free Tommy Robinson' demonstration.

Facebook bug turns on iPhone users' cameras

Facebook bug turns on iPhone users' cameras

A Facebook bug has been discovered which allows the social media giant's app to access users iPhone cameras.

Sir Richard Branson apologises for 'lack of diversity' in photo

Sir Richard Branson apologises for 'lack of diversity' in photo

The Virgin Group boss came under fire after sharing a photo of himself at an event in South Africa, which featured "so many white people".

'Stop Brexit' campaigner Steve Bray to stand for Liberal Democrats

'Stop Brexit' campaigner Steve Bray to stand for Liberal Democrats

The activist has gained notoriety for appearing in the background of news broadcasts outside Parliament and shouting "Stop Brexit".

Tuesday 12 November 2019

Tuesday 12 November 2019

Two arrested in London on suspicion of terrorism offences

Two arrested in London on suspicion of terrorism offences

Two men have been arrested in east London on suspicion of terrorism offences, the Metropolitan Police said.

UK employment suffers sharpest decline since 2015

UK employment suffers sharpest decline since 2015

The number of people in work declined by 58,000 to 32.75 million in the three months to September, new figures show.

Extinction Rebellion hope to top charts with Christmas single

Extinction Rebellion hope to top charts with Christmas single

The climate activism group are aiming to top the charts with a new single, which calls for action on global warming "before we're all dead".

Labour Party experiences 'sophisticated cyber attack'

Labour Party experiences 'sophisticated cyber attack'

The Labour Party has said that it has experienced a “sophisticated and large scale cyber attack” on its digital platforms.

Monday 11 November 2019

Monday 11 November 2019

Man jailed for 16 weeks over Remembrance Day firework

Man jailed for 16 weeks over Remembrance Day firework

Stuart Potts, 38, claimed he set off fireworks during the two-minute silence in Salford as a "mark of respect".

Boris Johnson breaks self-imposed booze ban for second time

Boris Johnson breaks self-imposed booze ban for second time

The Prime Minister had claimed on the campaign trail he would not drink until Brexit is sorted.

Brexit Party U-turns on pledge to contest 600 seats

Brexit Party U-turns on pledge to contest 600 seats

Nigel Farage has said the Brexit Party will not contest the 317 seats won by the Conservatives at the last general election.

Remembrance Sunday silence interrupted by firework in Salford

Remembrance Sunday silence interrupted by firework in Salford

A man has been charged with a public order offence after disrupting a silent tribute at the cenotaph in Eccles, Salford.

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