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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Andrew Bridgen: ‘No one can find the off-button for the Maybot’

Andrew Bridgen: ‘No one can find the off-button for the Maybot’

Andrew Bridgen: ‘No one can find the off-button for the Maybot’

Conservative MP Andrew Bridgen has said that “no one can find the off-button for the Maybot” as Theresa May is yet to set a date for her departure.

Stanley Johnson

Stanley Johnson: 'The Chequers proposal united my family'

Stanley Johnson: 'The Chequers proposal united my family'

The father of Tory leadership hopeful Boris Johnson revealed his family was divided on the issue of Brexit.

Niki Lauda: Tributes pour in for ‘irreplaceable’ F1 champion

Niki Lauda: Tributes for ‘irreplaceable’ F1 champion

Niki Lauda: Tributes for ‘irreplaceable’ F1 champion

Three-time Formula One world champion Niki Lauda has been hailed as "irreplaceable", following his death aged 70.

Jacob Rees-Mogg backs Boris Johnson for Tory leader

Jacob Rees-Mogg backs Boris Johnson for Tory leader

Jacob Rees-Mogg backs Boris Johnson for Tory leader

The chairman of the European Research Group has said that he will back Boris Johnson in any upcoming Conservative leadership bid.

Jamie Oliver

Jamie Oliver 'devastated' as restaurant chains collapse

Jamie Oliver 'devastated' as restaurant chains collapse

The celebrity chef said he is "devastated" that his restaurant group has gone into administration.

Brenton Tarrant

Christchurch shooter Brenton Tarrant charged with terrorism

Christchurch shooter Brenton Tarrant charged with terrorism

New Zealand police have filed a terrorism charge against the man accused of killing 51 people at two Christchurch mosques.

Nigel Farage milkshake

Nigel Farage milkshake attack: 'When it's me no-one cares'

Nigel Farage milkshake attack: 'When it's me no-one cares'

The Brexit Party leader responds to having a milkshake thrown over him during a vist to Newcastle.

Priti Patel

Priti Patel: 'Not acceptable' for chancellor to rule out no-deal

Priti Patel: 'Not acceptable' for chancellor to rule out no-deal

The Conservative MP slapped down Philip Hammond's claims that a no-deal Brexit would be "damaging".

Chancellor

Brexit briefing: Hammond warns leadership hopefuls against no-deal

Brexit briefing: Hammond warns leadership hopefuls against no-deal

The chancellor is to warn Tory leadership hopefuls against advocating for a "damaging" no-deal Brexit.

Monday, May 20, 2019

Monday, May 20, 2019

London Bridge victim ‘used skateboard to fight terrorist’

London Bridge victim ‘used skateboard to fight terrorist’

London Bridge victim ‘used skateboard to fight terrorist’

A Spanish banker used his skateboard to fight off a London Bridge terrorist who looked “like the devil”, an inquest has heard.

One in four young people feel unsafe where they live, study finds

One in four young people feel unsafe where they live, study finds

One in four young people feel unsafe where they live, study finds

Almost one in four (24 per cent) of young people say they feel at risk because of violence in their community, according to the Prince's Trust.

Labour MP Jess Phillips confronts parents protesting LGBT lessons

Labour MP Jess Phillips confronts parents protesting LGBT lessons

Labour MP Jess Phillips confronts parents protesting LGBT lessons

Labour MP Jess Phillips has confronted protesters outside a school in Birmingham after they took their children out of school to continue campaigning against the teaching of LGBT lessons.

Half of Britons not aware worldwide web a UK invention, study finds

Half of Britons not aware worldwide web a UK invention, study finds

Half of Britons not aware worldwide web a UK invention, study finds

Half of Britons do not know that the worldwide web was a British invention, a study has found.

Nigel Farage hit by milkshake during EU election campaign

Nigel Farage hit by milkshake during EU election campaign

Nigel Farage hit by milkshake during EU election campaign

Nigel Farage has been hit by a milkshake during European election campaigning in Newcastle.

Lancashire County Council bans bunting at Club Day event

Lancashire County Council bans bunting over safety concerns

Lancashire County Council bans bunting over safety concerns

A festival organiser has shared her frustration after the local council banned bunting because of health and safety concerns.

David Henty

Master forger claims to be behind car boot 'Picasso' painting

Master forger claims to be behind car boot 'Picasso' painting

A professional forger has claimed he is the artist behind a car boot sale find, which was thought to be a genuine Picasso painting worth £1 million.

Tommy Robinson event

Police hunting culprits behind disorder at Tommy Robinson event

Police hunting culprits behind disorder at Tommy Robinson event

Greater Manchester Police say they are determined to find those responsible for disorder at a Tommy Robinson political campaign event in Oldham at the weekend.

Matt Hancock

Matt Hancock: My 'time hasn't come yet' to run for Tory leader

Matt Hancock: My 'time hasn't come yet' to run for Tory leader

The health secretary refused to rule out running for leadership of the Conservatives in the future.

Lord Heseltine

Lord Heseltine: 'Tories are entitled to eject me from the party'

Lord Heseltine: 'Tories are entitled to eject me from the party'

The Conservative peer said his party would be "entitled" to kick him out after he pledged his support to the Liberal Democrats.

Andrew Bridgen

Theresa May's Withdrawal Agreement is a 'surrender document'

Theresa May's Withdrawal Agreement is a 'surrender document'

Andrew Bridgen has insisted the Prime Minister's Withdrawal Agreement Bill will fail to win the support of MPs.

Theresa May

Brexit briefing: PM promises 'bold' Withdrawal Agreement Bill

Brexit briefing: PM promises 'bold' Withdrawal Agreement Bill

Theresa May is set to begin discussions with senior ministers on her proposed new "bold offer" to MPs in a final attempt to get her Brexit deal through Parliament.

Friday, May 17, 2019

Friday, May 17, 2019

Andrew Bridgen brands Theresa May ‘isolated beleaguered PM’

Andrew Bridgen brands Theresa May ‘isolated beleaguered PM’

Andrew Bridgen brands Theresa May ‘isolated beleaguered PM’

Theresa May has been described as an “isolated beleaguered Prime Minister” by Brexiteer MP Andrew Bridgen.

Rugby player Israel Folau sacked over homophobic social media posts

Rugby player Israel Folau sacked over homophobic social media posts

Rugby player Israel Folau sacked over homophobic social media posts

Israel Folau has had his contract terminated by Rugby Australia over homophobic social media posts.

Acne ‘causing a great deal of disability’

Acne ‘causing a great deal of disability’

Acne ‘causing a great deal of disability’

Acne is “causing a great deal of disability” for many people who have it, Dr Clare Gerada MBE has said.

Birds

First raven chicks born at Tower of London in 30 years

First raven chicks born at Tower of London in 30 years

Raven chicks have been born at the Tower of London for the first time in 30 years.

Grumpy Cat: Internet’s most famous cat dies aged seven

Grumpy Cat: Internet’s most famous cat dies aged seven

Grumpy Cat: Internet’s most famous cat dies aged seven

Grumpy Cat, the feline that was famous for permanently frowning, has died aged seven, her owners have said.

Neo-Nazi Jack Renshaw jailed for life over MP murder plot

Neo-Nazi Jack Renshaw jailed for life over MP murder plot

Neo-Nazi Jack Renshaw jailed for life over MP murder plot

A neo-Nazi who plotted to kill Labour MP Rosie Cooper has been jailed for at least 20 years.

‘Condemnation’ of Khashoggi murder not enough to stop arms trade

‘Condemnation’ of Khashoggi murder not enough to stop arms trade

‘Condemnation’ of Khashoggi murder not enough to stop arms trade

The British government has prioritised arms deals with Saudi Arabia over human rights, according to a spokesman for the Campaign Against Arms Trade.

Louvre

Louvre architect dies aged 102

Louvre architect dies aged 102

The architect behind the Louvre’s iconic glass triangle has died.

Anna Soubry

Anna Soubry: Brexit Party is 'Mr Farage's ego trip'

Anna Soubry: Brexit Party is 'Mr Farage's ego trip'

The Change UK member said she didn't think the politician represented the UK "at all".

Victoria wood

Memorial to Victoria Wood to be unveiled in Bury

Memorial to Victoria Wood to be unveiled in Bury

A statue of Victoria Wood will be unveiled in her home town of Bury today.

Mark Francois

Mark Francois 'certain that a Brexiteer' will become Tory leader

Mark Francois 'certain that a Brexiteer' will become Tory leader

The Conservative MP said he would be voting "for a Brexiteer" to take over the party.

Dominic Grieve

Dominic Grieve: I will 'stand on my own' if deselected

Dominic Grieve: I will 'stand on my own' if deselected

The Conservative MP revealed he would be willing to stand as an independent MP in the next general election.

Jeremy Corbyn and Theresa

Brexit briefing: Cross-party Brexit talks to close with no deal

Brexit briefing: Cross-party Brexit talks to close with no deal

Cross-party Brexit talks are set to close with no agreement reached, it has been reported.

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Thursday, May 16, 2019

The Vamps’ James McVey shares his struggles with body image

The Vamps’ James McVey shares his struggles with body image

The Vamps’ James McVey shares his struggles with body image

James McVey from The Vamps has described how he struggled with his body image after coming out the I’m A Celebrity jungle.

Theresa May agrees to set departure date after Brexit vote

Theresa May agrees to set departure date after Brexit vote

Theresa May agrees to set departure date after Brexit vote

Theresa May has agreed to set a timetable for the election of her successor as Tory leader, the chairman of the 1922 Committee has said.

Alabama’s abortion ban ‘cruel’ not to include rape clause

Alabama’s abortion ban ‘cruel’ not to include rape clause

Alabama’s abortion ban ‘cruel’ not to include rape clause

Alabama's near-total ban on abortion has been described as “cruel” by the owner of a women’s centre for not including a clause to exclude women who have been raped.

‘Failing’ system leaves millions of drivers with parking fines

‘Failing’ system leaves millions of drivers with parking fines

The number of parking tickets handed to British drivers soared by more than one million in just 12 months, new figures show.

Beer

Britons worst in world for binge-drinking, study finds

Britons worst in world for binge-drinking, study finds

Drinkers in the UK get drunk more often than anywhere else in the world, findings from a global survey suggests.

Compliments big confidence boost for women, study finds

Strangers' compliments big confidence boost for women, study finds

Strangers' compliments big confidence boost for women, study finds

Getting a compliment from a stranger has been named among the biggest confidence boosters for women, a study has found.

David Gauke

Part-privatisation of probation services to be reversed

Part-privatisation of probation services to be reversed

Supervision of all offenders in England and Wales is being brought back under public control, the justice secretary has announced.

Daniel Hannan

Daniel Hannan: 'Perfectly realistic' that Tories will win no seats

Daniel Hannan: 'Perfectly realistic' that Tories will win no seats

The Conservative MEP candidate said there was a "huge feeling of anger" towards the Prime Minister.

Rabbit Jeff Koons

Jeff Koons' 'Rabbit' sculpture sold for record £71m

Jeff Koons' 'Rabbit' sculpture sold for record £71m

The stainless steel rabbit has set a new record for the most expensive work by a living artist ever sold at auction.

Theresa May

Brexit briefing: 1922 Committee prepared to 'force out' Prime Minister

Brexit briefing: 1922 Committee prepared to 'force out' Prime Minister

Theresa May is facing a showdown meeting with senior Tories, who are demanding she sets a firm resignation date.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

US becoming more ‘pro-life’ after Alabama abortion ban

US becoming more ‘pro-life’ after Alabama abortion ban

US becoming more ‘pro-life’ after Alabama abortion ban

The Director of External Affairs at pro-life group Live Action has said that the United States is becoming more “pro-life” after Alabama's Senate passed a near-total ban on abortion.

Actress Danniella Westbrook defends The Jeremy Kyle show

Actress Danniella Westbrook defends The Jeremy Kyle Show

Actress Danniella Westbrook defends The Jeremy Kyle Show

The former Eastenders actress has defended The Jeremy Kyle Show saying that the show helped her get over her drug addiction.

Labour and Tories found to have least clear Brexit policies

Labour and Tories found to have least clear Brexit policies

Labour and Tories found to have least clear Brexit policies

Labour and the Conservative Party have the least clear policies on Brexit, according to a YouGov poll.

Man admits ‘reckless’ sharing of terrorist song

Man admits ‘reckless’ sharing of terrorist song

Man admits ‘reckless’ sharing of terrorist song

A man from Cardiff has admitted sharing a terrorist song entitled Virgins Of Paradise on the second day of his Old Bailey trial.

Man jailed for eight years after mowing down soldier

Man jailed for eight years after mowing down soldier

Man jailed for eight years after mowing down soldier

A motorist was jailed for eight years on Wednesday for leaving a serving soldier with life changing injuries after mowing him down in Leeds.

Two jailed over knife-point robbery and child abuse images

Two jailed over knife-point robbery and child abuse images

Two jailed over knife-point robbery and child abuse images

Two men were jailed on Tuesday for committing a knife-point robbery against a woman and her teenage daughter.

Islamophobia definition is not about ‘policing people’s thoughts’

Islamophobia definition not about ‘policing people’s thoughts’

Islamophobia definition not about ‘policing people’s thoughts’

Imam Ajmal Masroor has said that the new definition of Islamophobia is not about “policing people’s thoughts”.

Cats and picnics mentioned more times on TV than climate change

Cats and picnics mentioned more times on TV than climate change

Cats and picnics mentioned more times on TV than climate change

Climate change was mentioned on British TV less times in a year than cats, picnics and cake, analysis has found.

PMQs: Theresa May accused of making the UK a ‘laughing stock’

PMQs: Theresa May accused of making the UK a ‘laughing stock’

PMQs: Theresa May accused of making the UK a ‘laughing stock’

An MP has accused Theresa May of making the United Kingdom “an international laughing stock” with her attempts to negotiate a Brexit deal.

Hard decision making in the UK

Having a child is life's biggest decision, says survey

Having a child is life's biggest decision, says survey

Deciding whether or not to have a child is one of life’s biggest choices, a study revealed.

Facebook revamps livestreaming policy after Christchurch attack

Facebook revamps livestreaming policy after Christchurch attack

Facebook has issued a “one strike” policy for users breaking the rules of its livestreaming feature, following the mosque terror attack in New Zealand.

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