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Monday, October 7, 2019

Monday, October 7, 2019

US fatal crash suspect cannot ‘hide behind’ diplomatic immunity

US fatal crash suspect cannot ‘hide behind’ diplomatic immunity

Police chiefs are urging the US embassy to waiver the diplomatic immunity of a suspect in a fatal crash.

Brexit deal decision to come within days, says Macron

Brexit deal decision to come within days, says Macron

The French president has said the EU's decision on Boris Johnson's Brexit proposals will come by the end of the week.

Friday, October 4, 2019

Friday, October 4, 2019

Attack at Paris police HQ investigated as potential terror act

Attack at Paris police HQ investigated as potential terror act

Three police officers and another employee were killed at Paris' police headquarters in a knife attack.

Conman jailed for claiming £2.5m jackpot with fake lottery ticket

Conman jailed for claiming £2.5m jackpot with fake lottery ticket

Edward Putman, 54, has been jailed for nine years after he forged a lottery ticket to claim a £2.5 million prize.

Victim thought he would never see again after pepper spray assault

Victim thought he would never see again after pepper spray assault

A 23-year-old gay man thought he had been permanently blinded after he was attacked with pepper spray in a suspected homophobic assault.

PM will seek Brexit delay if no deal reached, court told

PM will seek Brexit delay if no deal reached, court told

A Scottish court has seen government documents that confirm the Prime Minister accepts legislation that may require him to delay Brexit.

Cricketers accused of becoming ‘vending machines for junk food’

Cricketers accused of becoming ‘vending machines for junk food’

The Hundred tournament has faced criticism from health campaigners for offering KP Snacks prime advertising space.

Priti Patel demands review after report into Carl Beech case

Priti Patel demands review after report into Carl Beech case

The Home Secretary has requested another review into the Metropolitan Police's investigation into false Westminster paedophile claims.

MP Charlie Elphicke faces court over sex assault charges

MP Charlie Elphicke faces court over sex assault charges

He pleaded not guilty to three counts of sexual assault against two women dating back to 2007.

Sidmouth 'fatberg’ mystery solved

Sidmouth 'fatberg’ mystery solved

Cooking fats and hygiene products bore much of the responsibility for a giant ‘fatberg’ found under the coastal town of Sidmouth.

Rory Stewart runs for Mayor of London

Rory Stewart runs for Mayor of London

He has resigned from the Conservative Party and said he will stand as an independent candidate for Mayor.

Boris Johnson faces further legal battles over Brexit

Boris Johnson faces further legal battles over Brexit

He could face two more legal showdowns to force a Brexit extension should he fail to secure a deal by October 19.

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Scottish Parliament votes to ban smacking of children

Scottish Parliament votes to ban smacking of children

MSP's have passed a new law to ban smacking in Scotland in an "historic step", with 84 votes in favour to 29 votes against.

Donald Trump tweet deleted after copyright complaint

Donald Trump tweet deleted after copyright complaint

Twitter has removed a tweet from the US president that featured an edited Nickelback music video clip.

Knife-wielding man kills three police officers in Paris

Knife-wielding man kills three police officers in Paris

The attacker, believed to be an employee at police headquarters in Paris, was later shot to death.

Rock band Kiss to play concert for sharks

Rock band Kiss to play concert for sharks

They will play a show next month in Australia for sharks and eight fans, who will listen through underwater speakers in a small submarine.

Banksy chimpanzee Parliament painting breaks record with £9.9m sale

Banksy chimpanzee Parliament painting breaks record with £9.9m sale

The piece by Bristol-born Banksy was expected to sell for up to two million pounds but surpassed this offer within seconds.

Boris Johnson: Brexit plan goes 'extra mile as time runs short'

Boris Johnson: Brexit plan goes 'extra mile as time runs short'

The Prime Minister says his Brexit plan is a "genuine attempt to bridge the chasm" with the EU.

Belfast shipbuilders ‘ecstatic’ as they return to work

Belfast shipbuilders ‘ecstatic’ as they return to work

Employees of shipmaker Harland and Wolff cheered as they strode through the gates for their first day back at work.

Community ‘in shock’ over stabbing of woman and newborn baby

Community ‘in shock’ over stabbing of woman and newborn baby

A man has been charged with two counts of attempted murder after a mother and three-week-old baby were stabbed.

Climate activists use fire engine to spray Treasury with fake blood

Climate activists use fire engine to spray Treasury with fake blood

Extinction Rebellion members used a fire engine to spray 1,800 litres of fake blood over the government building.

Annunziata Rees-Mogg: 'Give PM’s Brexit plans a chance'

Annunziata Rees-Mogg: 'Give PM’s Brexit plans a chance'

She was awaiting further details before deciding whether to support Boris Johnson’s new Brexit proposals.

Scotland to introduce ban on smacking children

Scotland to introduce ban on smacking children

It will be the first country in the UK to make it a criminal offence for parents to smack their children.

Naga Munchetty tight-lipped on return to BBC Breakfast

Naga Munchetty tight-lipped on return to BBC Breakfast

She refused to discuss an impartiality row that was sparked when she condemned Donald Trump for comments he made about his political rivals.

Boris Johnson ready for 10 days of ‘intensive Brexit discussions’

Boris Johnson ready for 10 days of ‘intensive Brexit discussions’

He said he was confident he could pass a new Brexit deal, despite having “very little time” left before he has pledged to leave.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Prime Minister to request second Parliament suspension

Prime Minister to request second Parliament suspension

Downing Street has said the PM will request the prorogation of Parliament for a second time after the first attempt was ruled unlawful.

PM’s Brexit deal ‘positive but problematic’, says Brussels

PM’s Brexit deal ‘positive but problematic’, says Brussels

Boris Johnson has today written to the president of the European Commission to outline his alternative plans to the Irish backstop.

Meghan Markle sues press in ‘privacy case of the century’

Meghan Markle sues press in ‘privacy case of the century’

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have launched legal action against a newspaper in a battle over privacy. TalkRADIO's Mike Graham reacts.

Labour's John McDonnell: Tories a 'right-wing cult'

Labour's John McDonnell: Tories a 'right-wing cult'

The shadow chancellor has condemned the Prime Minister's speech at the Conservative Party conference.

Thieves behind ‘brazen crime spree’ jailed a total of 70 years

Thieves behind ‘brazen crime spree’ jailed a total of 70 years

Four members of an organised gang have been jailed over a year-long crime spree across London and the south of England.

Diane Abbott demands apology over language debate

Diane Abbott demands apology over language debate

The Foreign Secretary called for "zero tolerance" of abuse against MPs as he faced questions from the shadow home secretary in Parliament.

Boris Johnson ridicules ‘on the blink’ Parliament at conference

Boris Johnson ridicules ‘on the blink’ Parliament at conference

He attacked the Parliament he no longer controls in his headline speech to close the Conservative Party conference.

Liz Truss: Trade deals could be locked in ‘within months’

Liz Truss: Trade deals could be locked in ‘within months’

She said can make a deal with allies including Australia, Japan and the United States “within months” once Britain leaves the EU.

James Cleverly: New Brexit deal will ‘flush out’ remainer MPs

James Cleverly: New Brexit deal will ‘flush out’ remainer MPs

He said forthcoming Brexit proposals will show which MPs are trying to prevent Britain leaving the European Union.

Boris Johnson outlines final Brexit plan

Boris Johnson outlines final Brexit plan

He is offering the Conservative Party faithful a pledge to “get Brexit done” because voters are “desperate” to focus on other issues.

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Wanted fugitive found guilty after three-year international hunt

Wanted fugitive found guilty after three-year international hunt

One of Britain's most wanted fugitives has been found guilty of murder after he evaded arrest across Europe for three-and-a-half years.

Priti Patel: We will end free movement ‘once and for all’

Priti Patel: We will end free movement ‘once and for all’

The Home Secretary has announced proposals for an new points-based immigration system during her key note speech that Conservative Party conference.

Tory conference on lockdown after MP clashes with security

Tory conference on lockdown after MP clashes with security

A senior Tory MP clashed with security at the Conservative Party conference, prompting a lockdown of part of the venue.

Iran confirms detention of British-Iranian academic

Iran confirms detention of British-Iranian academic

An Iranian court has confirmed the arrest of scholar Kameel Ahmady following his detention in August.

Crispin Blunt: Prohibition of cannabis 'harming society'

Crispin Blunt: Prohibition of cannabis 'harming society'

The Conservative MP said medical advances using cannabis had been set back "fifty years" by the drug being illegal in the UK.

Sajid Javid slams no-deal Brexit ‘scaremongering’

Sajid Javid slams no-deal Brexit ‘scaremongering’

He said opposition parties have “made up” warnings the government would be forced to slash public spending in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

'Major' flooding traps Isle of Man residents

'Major' flooding traps Isle of Man residents

Isle of Man officials have declared a "major incident" as they work against torrents of floodwater coming from a burst river.

Jacob Rees-Mogg: EU law overrules Benn Act

Jacob Rees-Mogg: EU law overrules Benn Act

He said Article 50 and European Union law supersedes the Benn Act, which prevents a no-deal Brexit.

Police hunt man accused of sexual assaults on London buses

Police hunt man accused of sexual assaults on London buses

Detectives have released images of a man suspected of sexually assaulting nine women travelling on north and east London buses.

Boris Johnson tells talkRADIO he will ‘obey the law’ on Benn Act

Boris Johnson tells talkRADIO he will ‘obey the law’ on Benn Act

He told talkRADIO he would “stick to the constitution” ahead of an October 19 Brexit deal deadline.

Violent and sexual offenders to serve longer sentences

Violent and sexual offenders to serve longer sentences

The Justice Secretary plans to ensure serious offenders serve at least two-thirds of their sentence before being released.

Peter Dowd: PM’s rumoured Irish solution is ‘fantasy’

Peter Dowd: PM’s rumoured Irish solution is ‘fantasy’

He said any Conservative move to announce a Brexit breakthrough at its party conference would be inappropriate.

Britain could present Brexit plans to EU tomorrow

Britain could present Brexit plans to EU tomorrow

Boris Johnson could set out his European Union withdrawal plans as early as Wednesday once the Conservative Party conference wraps up.

Monday, September 30, 2019

Monday, September 30, 2019

Sajid Javid speech: 'Infrastructure revolution' and Brexit delivery

Sajid Javid speech: 'Infrastructure revolution' and Brexit delivery

The Chancellor laid out his spending plans at the Tory Party conference and committed to delivering Brexit by the October 31 deadline.

Tensions high at Manchester Tory conference

Tensions high at Manchester Tory conference

One delegate was approached by a woman who offered to pay for his train ticket home after noticing his blue lanyard.

Coroner demands urgent public inquiry into Manchester Arena bombing

Coroner demands urgent public inquiry into Manchester Arena bombing

Sir John Saunders has written to Home Secretary Priti Patel to request a public inquiry into the 2017 attack "as a matter of urgency".

Tory conference: Health Secretary plans £13bn for 40 new hospitals

Tory conference: Health Secretary plans £13bn for 40 new hospitals

Matt Hancock has promised to build 40 new hospitals over the next 10 years in the "biggest programme in a generation".

Sir Graham Brady: Those delaying Brexit are ‘damaging business’

Sir Graham Brady: Those delaying Brexit are ‘damaging business’

Sir Graham Brady has said Brexit delay is "damaging business" as opposition leaders meet for further talks to prevent no deal.

Richard Tice: Government ‘puppets’ will not meet Brexit deadline

Richard Tice: Government ‘puppets’ will not meet Brexit deadline

The Brexit Party Chairman has said in "reality", Britain will not leave the EU by October 31 as Number 10 continues to reject a party pact.

Tories defend PM’s private life as party conference gets underway

Tories defend PM’s private life as party conference gets underway

Downing Street has denied new allegations surrounding the Prime Minister's private life as Conservative MPs attend the party conference.

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