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Monday, July 29, 2019

Monday, July 29, 2019

Warehouse worker threatened with gun during robbery

Warehouse worker threatened with gun during robbery

CCTV footage has been released of a warehouse worker being tied to a chair and held at gunpoint during a robbery.

Britain to legalise cannabis 'within 15 years'

Britain to legalise cannabis 'within 15 years'

Liberal Democrat Sir Norman Lamb has predicted that cannabis will be legalised in the UK following a cross-party research trip to Canada.

Breakfast means Breakfast for 'Maybot' waitress

Breakfast means Breakfast for 'Maybot' waitress

Breakfast means Breakfast for Europe's first robotic waitress, who is being trialled at The Tea Terrace in London.

Police investigate Gay Pride ‘hate crime’

Police investigate Gay Pride ‘hate crime’

Police are investigating after a Muslim woman in a niqab hurled abuse at Gay Pride marchers in Walthamstow at the weekend.

Tracey Crouch: Why I turned down Cabinet role

Tracey Crouch: Why I turned down Cabinet role

She delayed her ascension to the cabinet to spend more time with her three-year-old son.

Britain ‘at the front of the queue’ for US trade deal

Britain ‘at the front of the queue’ for US trade deal

The Foreign Secretary spoke to talkRADIO's Julia Hartley-Brewer about the global trade deals he is looking at for the UK.

Six-year-old killed in California festival shooting

Six-year-old killed in California festival shooting

Police have shot dead a man who is suspected of killing three people when he opened fire at a food festival in California.

Lord Adonis: PM’s reshuffle leaves ‘unburied dead’ in Parliament

Lord Adonis: PM’s reshuffle leaves ‘unburied dead’ in Parliament

He said Boris Johnson’s cabinet reshuffle leaves the government in a more precarious position than it was before.

Boris Johnson ramps up no-deal Brexit plans ahead of Scotland trip

Boris Johnson ramps up no-deal Brexit plans ahead of Scotland trip

He has stepped up preparations for a no-deal Brexit ahead of his first visit to Scotland as Prime Minister.

Friday, July 26, 2019

Friday, July 26, 2019

Jacob Rees-Mogg issues list of 'banned words for staff'

Jacob Rees-Mogg issues list of 'banned words for staff'

The new leader of the House of Commons, Jacob Rees-Mogg, has demanded a return to imperial measurements in a new set of rules for his staff.

Latest round of Extinction Rebellion protesters face court

Latest round of Extinction Rebellion protesters face court

A group of 27 Extinction Rebellion activists have faced court as the system continues to deal with those arrested during April protests.

Cambridge breaks provisional UK heat record

Cambridge breaks provisional UK heat record

Cambridge has recorded a temperature of 38.7 degrees, which if validated would be the hottest UK temperature on record.

‘Peter Pan Nanny’ jailed for sexually abusing children

‘Peter Pan Nanny’ jailed for sexually abusing children

A male 'nanny' who advertised himself as 'Peter Pan' has been jailed for 14 years for a string of sexual assaults on children as young as six.

Gang jailed for smuggling crack cocaine and heroin

Gang members jailed for smuggling crack cocaine and heroin

A group of 16 gang members have been sentenced to a total of 61 years in jail for smuggling Class A drugs in south-east England.

‘Manipulative and devious’ Carl Beech jailed for 18 years

‘Manipulative and devious’ Carl Beech jailed for 18 years

Carl Beech will spend 18 years behind bars after being convicted of 12 counts of perverting the course of justice.

Battersea puts forward candidates for Downing Street dog

Battersea puts forward candidates for Downing Street dog

The Prime Minister is understood to have raised the prospect of bringing in a dog when he addressed staff in Number 10 for the first time.

Turkish village celebrates 'Ottoman' Boris Johnson

Turkish village celebrates 'Ottoman' Boris Johnson

Residents of a Turkish village are “honoured” that Boris Johnson can trace his roots there.

Extinction Rebellion designs to be displayed at V&A

Extinction Rebellion designs to be displayed at V&A

The exhibition shows how the environmental campaign group has designed its visual identity.

Annunziata Rees-Mogg not ready to support ‘blustery’ Boris

Annunziata Rees-Mogg not ready to support ‘blustery’ Boris

She is glad Boris Johnson “actually believes in Brexit” but is not yet ready to endorse the new Prime Minister

House of Lords reject EU ‘veggie disc’ proposal

House of Lords reject EU ‘veggie disc’ proposal

Members of the House of Lords are rejecting EU proposals to rename vegetarian burgers and sausages as veggie “discs” and “tubes".

Man who went on stabbing spree at GP surgery sentenced

Man who went on stabbing spree at GP surgery sentenced

A man has been sentenced to an indefinite hospital order after attacking patients at two London health centres.

Julia and health chief clash over ‘state-controlled supermarkets’

Julia and health chief clash over ‘state-controlled supermarkets’

talkRADIO's Julia Hartley-Brewer accused Shirley Cramer of "communist Russia stuff" for calling for more control over supermarket layouts.

Stabbed police dog to receive bravery award

Stabbed police dog to receive bravery award

A dog who brought an armed assailant to the ground, despite being stabbed multiple times, is to be given an award for bravery.

Jacob Rees-Mogg: No certainty of an October 31 Brexit

Jacob Rees-Mogg: No certainty of an October 31 Brexit

The House of Commons leader said a delay to Brexit was "highly unlikely", but he refused to rule out the possibility.

US to resume execution of death row inmates

US to resume execution of death row inmates

The US federal government is to resume executing death row inmates for the first time since 2003.

Recruitment of 20,000 extra police officers to begin 'within weeks'

Recruitment of 20,000 extra police officers to begin 'within weeks'

The recruitment drive was one of Boris Johnson's leadership campaign promises.

Major travel disruption after second-hottest day on record

Major travel disruption after second-hottest day on record

Train commuters face disruption after yesterday's extreme heat caused chaos on the rail network.

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Thursday, July 25, 2019

EU negotiator: Boris Johnson’s Brexit stance ‘unacceptable’

EU negotiator: Boris Johnson’s Brexit stance ‘unacceptable’

Michel Barnier has called Boris Johnson’s Brexit approach “rather combative” and “unacceptable”.

Teenage boys charged with hate crime over ‘homophobic bus attack’

Teenage boys charged with hate crime over ‘homophobic bus attack’

Four teenage boys have been charged after a lesbian couple were subjected to an alleged homophobic attack on a London bus.

Jared O’Mara: Jeremy Corbyn 'constantly snubbed me'

Jared O’Mara: Jeremy Corbyn 'constantly snubbed me'

Former Labour MP Jared O'Mara has accused the party of bullying and said he will be taking time out to deal with mental health issues.

SNP's Ian Blackford dubs Boris Johnson UK's 'last Prime Minister'

SNP's Ian Blackford dubs Boris Johnson UK's 'last Prime Minister'

Ian Blackford has branded Boris Johnson the “last Prime Minister of the UK” in Mr Johnson’s first Prime Minister’s Questions as leader.

Court reveals identity of Wolverhampton teenage murderer

Court reveals identity of Wolverhampton teenage murderer

The identity of a teenager who raped and murdered a 14-year-old girl has been revealed after a court ruling.

Boy sentenced for lying to police after Yousef Makki death

Boy sentenced for lying to police after Yousef Makki death

A 17-year-old boy has admitted perverting the course of justice after the death of teenager Yousef Makki.

Deadly heatwave could reach record-breaking 39 degrees

Deadly heatwave could reach record-breaking 39 degrees

The heatwave has continued to smash records, with a record July temperature of 38.1 degrees being reached at Cambridge.

NHS ‘not for sale’ says PM in first Commons clash with Corbyn

NHS ‘not for sale’ says PM in first Commons clash with Corbyn

The Prime Minister addressed the Commons for the first time today and shut down claims that he would trade off the NHS.

Jo Swinson urges Corbyn to launch no-confidence vote in PM

Jo Swinson urges Corbyn to launch no-confidence vote in PM

The Liberal Democrat leader has called on Jeremy Corbyn to table a no-confidence motion in Boris Johnson.

EU were 'spoilt' with Theresa May as Prime Minister

EU were 'spoilt' with Theresa May as Prime Minister

Tory MP Andrew Bridgen said he is optimistic that Britain's new leader will secure a better deal than his predecessor.

Gang that held knife to baby’s throat jailed

Gang that held knife to baby’s throat jailed

Four men who forced their way into a house and held a knife to a baby's throat have been jailed.

Iain Duncan Smith: Boris's cabinet has ‘nowhere to hide’

Iain Duncan Smith: Boris's cabinet has ‘nowhere to hide’

There are no excuses if the new Cabinet fail to deliver Brexit, former Tory Party leader Iain Duncan Smith has said.

Richard Tice: Brexit Party is 'here to stay'

Richard Tice: Brexit Party is 'here to stay'

The Brexit Party chairman insisted the party would continue to influence "British politics and history".

Climate activist Greta Thunberg releases single with The 1975

Climate activist Greta Thunberg releases single with The 1975

Proceeds from the track will go towards the activism group Extinction Rebellion.

Boris Johnson to hold first Cabinet meeting

Boris Johnson to hold first Cabinet meeting

Boris Johnson's newly-appointed Cabinet will meet for the first time this morning.

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Femi Oluwole: 'I won't apologise to Richard Tice'

Femi Oluwole: 'I won't apologise to Richard Tice'

The remainer activist has refused to back down after Brexit Party chairman Richard Tice threatened to sue him over a tweet.

Court approves Labour donations from supporter in vegetative state

Court approves Labour donations from supporter in vegetative state

Labour can keep getting donations from a supporter who fell into a vegetative state following a cardiac arrest, a court has ruled.

Sadiq Khan wins battle with minicabs over congestion charge

Sadiq Khan wins battle with minicabs over congestion charge

The High Court ruled London's congestion charge did not discriminate against black and minority minicab drivers.

Kate Hoey open to Boris job offer

Kate Hoey open to Boris job offer

The Labour MP refused to rule out accepting a role from Boris Johnson.

Boris Johnson will 'U-turn on Brexit', says Charlie Mullins

Boris Johnson will 'U-turn on Brexit', says Charlie Mullins

Boris Johnson will realise Brexit would be "suicidal" and backtrack on his pledge to deliver it, says businessman Charlie Mullins.

Justice Secretary ages himself and Rory Stewart in joke tweet

Justice Secretary ages himself and Rory Stewart in joke tweet

David Gauke used an ageing filter on himself and ex-leadership contender Rory Stewart, as they prepare to resign.

Chuka Umunna: Threat to suspend Parliament ‘dictator-type stuff’

Chuka Umunna: Threat to suspend Parliament ‘dictator-type stuff’

Lib Dem MP Chuka Umunna has slammed Boris Johnson for refusing to rule out suspending Parliament to push through a no-deal Brexit.

Jared O'Mara: Aide posts expletive rant on MP's Twitter account

Jared O'Mara: Aide posts expletive rant on MP's Twitter account

An MP's communications chief resigned with a series of angry tweets posted to the politician's official Twitter page.

Stanley Johnson: 'EU is throwing Ireland under a bus'

Stanley Johnson: 'EU is throwing Ireland under a bus'

The father of Britain's new Prime Minister said the EU was risking peace in Ireland by insisting on a Withdrawal Agreement "we can't agree to".

Ben Wallace named Defence Secretary

Ben Wallace named Defence Secretary

Boris Johnson has begun announcing his new cabinet, starting with Sajid Javid as Chancellor.

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Mark Francois warns Tory MPs stop trying to ‘frustrate Brexit’

Mark Francois warns Tory MPs stop trying to ‘frustrate Brexit’

He has urged Conservative remainers to stop fighting the party’s efforts to deliver Brexit once Boris Johnson takes power.

Brexit Party chair Richard Tice set to sue Femi Oluwole

Brexit Party chair Richard Tice set to sue Femi Oluwole

Richard Tice is threatening legal action, after Mr Oluwole accused him of founding “an overtly anti-Jewish organisation”.

Boris Johnson: 'Let's unite the country and defeat Corbyn'

Boris Johnson: 'Let's unite the country and defeat Corbyn'

In his victory speech, the newly-elected Prime Minister said he wanted to "deliver Brexit, unite the country and defeat Jeremy Corbyn".

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