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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Leaking Jon Ashworth recording was 'ghastly smear' against Labour

Leaking Jon Ashworth recording was 'ghastly smear' against Labour

Labour election candidate Dr Adrian Heald has slammed the leaking of a recording of a shadow cabinet member criticising Jeremy Corbyn.

Liverpool John Lennon Airport closed after plane comes off runway

Liverpool John Lennon Airport closed after plane comes off runway

The airport has been closed after a private jet carrying four people came off the runway after landing at around 6am.

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

GP faces jail for series of sexual assaults on female patients

GP faces jail for series of sexual assaults on female patients

Dr Manish Shah preyed on cancer concerns of women and girls to persuade them to undergo unnecessary intimate examinations.

Jonathan Ashworth dismisses attack on Jeremy Corbyn as ‘banter’

Jonathan Ashworth dismisses attack on Jeremy Corbyn as ‘banter’

The shadow health secretary claimed that Labour faces an "abysmal" situation in parts of the country where voters "can't stand Corbyn".

Layla Moran: I am a Remainer as much as I am a woman

Layla Moran: I am a Remainer as much as I am a woman

The Liberal Democrat candidate has said she could never give up campaigning for the UK to stay in the European Union.

New Zealand volcano: Sixth person confirmed dead

New Zealand volcano: Sixth person confirmed dead

A sixth person has died after a volcanic eruption on White Island in New Zealand, police said.

Picture of boy on hospital floor 'in no way staged'

Picture of boy on hospital floor 'in no way staged'

The reporter who obtained a picture of a four-year-old asleep on a hospital floor has defended the image, amid allegations it is fake.

Laura Kuenssberg under fire for 'punch' claim

Laura Kuenssberg under fire for 'punch' claim

The BBC's political editor falsely reported that a Tory staffer had been punched by a Labour activist.

Ken Livingstone: Election being fought over 'unregulated' internet

Ken Livingstone: Election being fought over 'unregulated' internet

The former Labour Mayor of London said he was "worried" about the increasing role of the internet in election campaigning.

Third of hospitals increase 'exorbitant' parking charges

Third of hospitals increase 'exorbitant' parking charges

One in three hospitals in England put up the cost of parking last year, making £254 million from the charge in 2018/19.

Monday, December 9, 2019

Monday, December 9, 2019

Family launches online fundraising plea after having benefits cut

Family launches online fundraising plea after having benefits cut

Parents-of-seven Jenny Grimes and Ryan Rodgers have made a plea for help, saying their benefits had been capped to the “bare minimum”.

'Psychopath' serial rapist Joseph McCann handed 33 life sentences

'Psychopath' serial rapist Joseph McCann handed 33 life sentences

Joseph McCann, described as a "classic psychopath" will serve at least 30 years in jail for “brutal campaign of rape” against 11 victims.

Five guilty of murder after gun and knife 'postcode rivalry' attack

Five guilty of murder after gun and knife 'postcode rivalry' attack

A 19-year-old man was stabbed to death and a 20-year-old suffered life changing injuries after being shot and stabbed in the violent attack.

Russia banned from Olympics and other major sport for four years

Russia banned from Olympics and other major sport for four years

Russia has been banned from all major sporting events for the next four years in sanctions imposed by the World Anti-Doping Agency.

Free counter-terror training course for public launched by police

Free counter-terror training course for public launched by police

The online training course covers how to react to a terrorism incident.

One of last surviving Battle of Britain RAF pilots dies aged 101

One of last surviving Battle of Britain RAF pilots dies aged 101

There are now just three surviving members of 'The Few' - the pilots who defended the country in the Battle of Britain during World War Two.

Nigel Farage: 'I will not vote Conservative'

Nigel Farage: 'I will not vote Conservative'

It is unclear who he will back at the election, given that no Brexit Party candidates are standing in Conservative-held seats where he is likely to vote.

New Zealand volcano: Five people confirmed dead

New Zealand volcano: Five people confirmed dead

Around 50 tourists were on or near New Zealand's White Island when the eruption began.

Boris Johnson asked to apologise after boy sleeps on hospital floor

Boris Johnson asked to apologise after boy sleeps on hospital floor

Four-year-old Jack Williment was pictured sleeping on the floor as he waited for a bed at Leeds General Infirmary.

Friday, December 6, 2019

Friday, December 6, 2019

Rapper among three killed in London stabbings

Rapper among three killed in London stabbings

A drill rapper was one of three young men stabbed to death in a little over 12 hours in London.

Teenager pleads guilty to throwing child off Tate Modern

Teenager pleads guilty to throwing child off Tate Modern

Jonty Bravery has pleaded guilty to attempted murder after throwing a six-year-old boy from the viewing platform of the Tate Modern.

Royal cousin banned from driving after speeding spree

Royal cousin banned from driving after speeding spree

Lady Tatiana Mountbatten has been banned from driving after she was caught breaking the speed limit three times in 10 days.

Indian couple win £120,000 over 'race discrimination' adoption

Indian couple win £120,000 over 'race discrimination' adoption

Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead Council rejected Sandeep and Reena Mander's application to adopt because of their Indian ancestry.

London Fire Brigade boss steps down early amid Grenfell criticism

London Fire Brigade boss steps down early amid Grenfell criticism

Dany Cotton had been facing pressure to resign following a critical public inquiry report into the Grenfell blaze.

Rollercoaster crash victims awarded £1.2m in damages

Rollercoaster crash victims awarded £1.2m in damages

Eight children and two adults were hospitalised after five carriages derailed from the Tsunami ride at M&D's theme park in Scotland.

Nigel Farage urged to back Tories to become a 'national hero'

Nigel Farage urged to back Tories to become a 'national hero'

Former Brexit Party MEP John Longworth called on the Brexit Party leader to give the Tories a "free run".

Singer Katherine Jenkins mugged after intervening in street robbery

Singer Katherine Jenkins mugged after intervening in street robbery

The 39-year-old opera singer stepped in to help after witnessing an elderly woman being attacked, but was then mugged herself.

Jeremy Corbyn and Boris Johnson to go head-to-head for second time

Jeremy Corbyn and Boris Johnson to go head-to-head for second time

The pair will take part in their second televised head-to-head debate of the election campaign tonight.

Thursday, December 5, 2019

Thursday, December 5, 2019

Lib Dems vow to ‘completely reform’ Gender Recognition Act

Lib Dems vow to ‘completely reform’ Gender Recognition Act

talkRADIO’s Julia Hartley-Brewer criticised the plans to scrap requirements of medical reports for gender identity as an “absurdity”.

Brexit Party MEPs quit to back Boris Johnson’s deal

Brexit Party MEPs quit to back Boris Johnson’s deal

Nigel Farage said he was "disappointed" that three of his MEPs had quit the party in order to support the Prime Minister's Brexit deal.

Trio admit involvement in attack on journalist Owen Jones

Three admit involvement in attack on journalist Owen Jones

Three men have admitted being involved in an attack that saw left-wing activist and journalist suffer cuts, swelling and bruising.

NHS doctor stages ‘train talk’ urging people to vote

NHS doctor stages ‘train talk’ urging people to vote

A junior NHS doctor has taken to public transport to deliver a speech urging commuters to vote in next week’s general election.

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Cyber fraudsters who stole tens of thousands of pounds jailed

Cyber fraudsters who stole tens of thousands of pounds jailed

A group of cyber fraudsters who used malicious software to con schools and businesses out of tens of thousands of pounds have been jailed.

Extinction Rebellion activist glues himself to Lib Dem campaign bus

Extinction Rebellion activist glues himself to Lib Dem campaign bus

Jo Swinson has faced Extinction Rebellion activists dressed as bees as they accused her of "empty promises" on tackling climate change.

Protests against newspaper's London Bridge report

Protests against newspaper's London Bridge report

Protesters called for the hanging of Pakistani newspaper editor after a report said the London Bridge attacker was of “Pakistani origin”.

Chuka Umunna: PM risks becoming ‘President Trump’s poodle’

Chuka Umunna: PM risks becoming ‘President Trump’s poodle’

The Liberal Democrat has criticised Boris Johnson’s “close relationship” with Donald Trump as the UK hosts a summit of the 29 Nato leaders.

Nish Kumar booed off stage for Brexit jokes at charity gig

Nish Kumar booed off stage for Brexit jokes at charity gig

The comedian had bread thrown at him and was booed off stage after making political jokes at the Lord's Taverners charity lunch.

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Man jailed for fatal 90mph Brixton hit and run

Man jailed for fatal 90mph Brixton hit and run

A man has been jailed after fatally hitting a 24-year-old pedestrian while driving at 90mph in a 30mph zone.

Three guilty of murdering man mistaken for gang member

Three guilty of murdering man mistaken for gang member

Two men and a teenage boy have been convicted of murder after they shot a man they mistakenly thought was a member of a rival gang.

NHS papers leaked in ‘similar fashion’ to Russian operation

NHS papers leaked in ‘similar fashion’ to Russian operation

The way the details a potential trade deal with the US were leaked online "closely resembled” Russian dissemination, a report has found.

Donald Trump: America wants 'nothing to do with' NHS

Donald Trump: America wants 'nothing to do with' NHS

President Donald Trump has arrived in the UK for a reception at Buckingham Palace to mark the 70th anniversary of Nato.

Boris Johnson accused of ‘politicising’ London Bridge deaths

Row over Boris Johnson ‘politicising’ London Bridge terror deaths

The father of one victim has asked that his son's death not be used to further an "agenda of hate" and justify "draconian sentences".

Monday, December 2, 2019

Monday, December 2, 2019

Whale found dead with ‘horrific’ 100kg of litter in stomach

Whale found dead with ‘horrific’ 100kg of litter in stomach

A ball of litter made up of nets, ropes and plastic cups weighing 100kg has been found inside a dead sperm whale on the Isle of Harris. 

Mourners remember London Bridge terror victims

Mourners remember London Bridge terror victims

Family and friends have gathered to grieve Jack Merritt and Saskia Jones in Cambridge, while politicians paid their respects in London.

Delays and cancellations as Christmas railway strike begins

Delays and cancellations as Christmas railway strike begins

Hundreds of thousands of rail passengers have faced delays and cancellations as South Western Railway workers begin a 27-day strike.

Boris Johnson: 74 convicted terrorists on early release

Boris Johnson: 74 convicted terrorists on early release

The government has launched an urgent review into licence conditions of convicted terrorists after two people were killed by an ex-prisoner.

Families pay tribute to victims of London Bridge terror attack

Families pay tribute to victims of London Bridge terror attack

The two people killed in Friday’s London Bridge terror attack have been described by family as "talented, kind and generous".

Saturday, November 30, 2019

Saturday, November 30, 2019

London Bridge killer named as convicted terrorist Usman Khan

London Bridge killer named as convicted terrorist Usman Khan

The London Bridge killer has been named as Usman Khan, a convicted terrorist who had been a member of an al Qaida-inspired group.

Friday, November 29, 2019

Friday, November 29, 2019

Sadiq Khan: London Bridge terrorist ‘worst of humanity’

Sadiq Khan: London Bridge terrorist ‘worst of humanity’

The Mayor of London has commended those at the scene of today's London Bridge terror attack for confronting the “worst of humanity”.

John McDonnell: Climate change is top priority for every UK region

John McDonnell: Climate change is top priority for every UK region

The shadow chancellor said talking to local communities showed tackling climate change to be the “number one priority” in every UK region.

London Bridge stabbing declared terrorist incident

London Bridge stabbing declared terrorist incident

The Metropolitan Police have confirmed a stabbing incident on the bridge was a terrorist attack, with the male suspect shot dead at the scene.

Crossbow killer jailed for 'evil' murder of pregnant ex-wife

Crossbow killer jailed for 'evil' murder of pregnant ex-wife

Ramanodge Unmathallegadoo has been jailed for at least 33 years for shooting his heavily pregnant ex-wife with a crossbow.

Man dies after being hit by ambulance in Oxfordshire

Man dies after being hit by ambulance in Oxfordshire

A 35-year-old man has died after being hit by an ambulance on the A34 in Oxfordshire this morning.

Labour candidate to report Tory rival to police for 'hate crime'

Labour candidate to report Tory rival to police for 'hate crime'

Kuldip Sahota is making a formal complaint against his Conservative rival Philip Dunne, who said he was "talking through his turban".

Harvey Proctor to receive £900k police payout over Carl Beech case

Harvey Proctor to receive £900k police payout over Carl Beech case

Harvey Proctor will receive compensation from Scotland Yard after his home was raided following claims he was part of a paedophile ring.

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