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Stepfather responds to former Tory MP’s ‘pathetic cretin’ tweet
He’s long been a committed Brexiteer, first as a Tory backbencher and then later as chief of staff to the Brexit Secretary, until David Davis resigned this summer. But now Stewart Jackson has been asked to apologise after leaving an offensive...


Scientists warn of Brexit brain drain
Twenty-nine Nobel laureates, six of the world’s top mathematicians, and the biggest biomedical research lab in Europe are all warning about the potential Brexit brain drain and the damage that could cause to scientific research if there’...


MEPs condemn Facebook after data breach
Earlier this year, Channel 4 News and the Observer revealed allegations that the now-closed data firm Cambridge Analytica was behind a data grab of tens of millions of Facebook profiles. This week, members of the European Parliament vote on a repo...


Thousands of council staff strike over equal pay in Glasgow
Around 8,000 council workers didn’t turn up to work in Glasgow today, in a strike over equal pay. Dozens of primary schools and nurseries were shut and services from home care to cleaning were disrupted. The action, involving workers from the G...


May to address Tory MPs amid leadership challenge speculation
Theresa May has agreed to address a mass meeting of Conservative MPs tomorrow night about her Brexit plans, amid more speculation over whether there could be enough support to trigger a leadership challenge.  Earlier, Mrs May chaired a marathon ca...

Daily Mail

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 21:40:44 +0100
Khashoggi's son glares at Saudi Crown Prince blamed for death of his father
Salah bin Jamal Khashoggi was pictured shaking hands with the powerful heir to Saudi Arabia's throne in Riyadh during a meeting also attended by King Salman.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 21:13:13 +0100
Escalator at Rome metro station runs out of control leaving dozens of people injured 
An escalator (pictured) at a metro station in the Italian capital of Rome has lost control injuring dozens of people inside the station.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 17:14:40 +0100
Uber passengers in London will pay 15p a mile 'clean air fee'
Uber expects this to raise more than £200 million over the next few years, which will be used to help drivers convert to electric vehicles.There are currently around 45,000 Uber drivers in the capital.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 16:44:27 +0100
Parents slam 'Screamania' Halloween event in Stockport
Parents have slammed a Halloween event in Stockport, Greater Manchester, as an 'absolute shambles', and described it as 'a load of half put-up marquees in a field'.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 15:15:58 +0100
Girlfriend who stabbed her partner to death is found GUILTY of manslaughter
Demi Harris repeatedly stabbed Christopher Pearson in the abdomen after the couple rowed at his home in Nottingham, following a hot tub party in his garden.

Daily Star

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 21:35:00 +0100
QUEEN Camilla? Prince Charles’ wife stuns in CROWN-LIKE tiara for dinner
QUEEN-TO-BE Camilla Parker Bowles has stunned in a huge crown-like tiara for a state dinner at Buckingham Palace.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 21:05:00 +0100
Why so GLUM? Kate Middleton dons Princess Diana’s tiara for dinner
A GLITTERING Kate Middleton has been pictured wearing Princess Diana’s jaw-dropping tiara for a state banquet tonight.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 20:00:08 +0100
Sajid Javid’s brother ‘killed himself after taking painkillers and alcohol'
SAJID Javid’s brother killed himself while battling stomach-related health problems – telling his partner to “enjoy her life” in a final message, an inquest heard.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 16:25:00 +0100
‘Explosion’ in Glasgow leaves buildings ’SHAKING’ – emergency services scrambled
A LOUD explosion reportedly rocked Glasgow and left buildings shaking this afternoon.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 15:39:25 +0100
Daylight Saving 2018: When do clocks go back in October? Why do we change to GMT?
THE clocks will go back an hour as we head into winter – but when does the clock go back in October 2018? And why do we change to GMT?

Sky News

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 12:34:00 +0100
Jamal Khashoggi's body parts found: Sky sources
Body parts belonging to murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi have been found, according to two Sky sources.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 21:07:00 +0100
Khashoggi killing 'worst cover-up ever' - Trump
Donald Trump has described the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi as one of the "worst cover-ups in the history of cover-ups".

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 16:25:00 +0100
14 and alone: The girls risking everything to get to America

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 19:57:00 +0100
Football fans injured after escalator collapses
At least 20 people have been hurt after an escalator collapsed at an underground station in Rome.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 16:28:00 +0100
Rapper dies after falling from plane during video shoot
Rapper Jon James McMurray has fallen to his death after a video shoot on the wing of a plane mid-flight went tragically wrong.

UK BBC

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 21:01:17 GMT
Firms urged to use other routes if no-deal Brexit threatens vital drugs
Freight firms will be urged to use Belgian ports if delays at Calais threaten vital drug shipments.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 15:09:14 GMT
Street harassment 'relentless' for women and girls
Being harassed has become 'normal' - and it's time for the government to act, a group of MPs say.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 14:25:28 GMT
Autistic boy 'mocked' by Great Western Railway staff
Crime writer Sarah Hilary said two Great Western Railway staff "jeered" at her and her autistic son.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 17:57:39 GMT
Tommy Robinson: Contempt case referred to attorney general
Tommy Robinson's trial for an alleged contempt of court offence is put off for the second time.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 15:05:21 GMT
Pret sandwich death: Parents optimistic over 'Natasha's law'
Natasha Ednan-Laperouse's parents said an allergen labelling review will take place before Christmas.

UK Breaking

Thu, 25 Jan 2018 05:39:17 GMT
Donald Trump says he is 'looking forward' to speaking under oath to Robert Mueller 

Wed, 24 Jan 2018 16:59:37 GMT
Mother asks questions over Deepcut barracks death from beyond grave 

Wed, 24 Jan 2018 20:30:00 GMT
Police told Worboys' victims he would not be charged with more attacks as he's 'unlikely to get fair trial'

Wed, 24 Jan 2018 18:02:13 GMT
Sir Elton John to retire from touring after almost 50 years to spend more time with his children 

Wed, 24 Jan 2018 22:02:46 GMT
Police carry out security drills ahead of Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

UK Daily Express

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 16:27:00 +0100
Glasgow explosion: 'MASSIVE BOOM' heard - smoke rises above city
EMERGENCY services have rushed to the scene of a huge explosion at a scrapyard in Glasgow that could be heard for miles across the city.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 09:36:00 +0100
Tommy Robinson case HALTED: Judge refers case to Attorney General- 100s outside Old Bailey
TOMMY Robinson, the former English Defence League leader has been released on bail after the judge in his Old Bailey trial said the case must be sent back to the Attorney General.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 19:56:00 +0100
Glasgow council strike: Thousands march through city in equal pay dispute
THOUSANDS of council workers marched through Glasgow on Tuesday in a strike over equal pay which has shut hundreds of schools and affected home care services.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 19:38:00 +0100
Time called on alarm clocks and door knockers
ALARM clocks and door knockers are falling out of fashion as households increasingly go high-tech.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 19:13:00 +0100
Lost WW1 memorial DISCOVERY: Greenock school search for families of ex-pupils killed
A SCHOOL is trying to trace the relatives of former students killed in the First World War after a memorial to them was found abandoned in a basement.

UK Independent

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 12:12:00 +0000
Northern Ireland abortion: MPs pass bill demanding terminations legalised
Ministers including Penny Mordaunt back calls for change, raising prospect of major Cabinet row

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 07:09:00 +0000
Stepfather of boy in hospital demands apology from David Davis' former chief of staff over 'pathetic cretin' tweet
Former MP later deleted tweet and said insult was aimed at boy's stepfather

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 19:22:39 +0000
'Hundreds more' vaginal mesh implants need removal due to complications within a decade
Complications of mesh implant used for urinary incontinence result in 3.3 per cent needing reversal operation, research shows – NHS estimate was 2.6 per cent

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 19:14:13 +0000
Slavery victim trafficked to UK aged three and subject to decades of sexual abuse told to 'go home', MPs hear
Former Independent anti-slavery commissioner reveals shocking case as he warns of 'lack of professionalism' in the government's approach to tackling modern slavery

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 18:14:00 +0000
If you're less 'optimistic' about Brexit than the government, the advice is to start stockpiling your own drugs now
The Health Secretary is 'optimistic' about avoiding no deal Brexit, which on this evidence, is just as well

UK Telegraph

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 20:58:26 GMT
The British #MeToo scandal which cannot be revealed

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 19:35:48 GMT
Deep sea creatures found to have been feasting on plastic for more than 40 years

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 20:34:01 GMT
Mega Millions lottery jackpot climbs to $1.6 billion - the largest in US history

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 20:30:36 GMT
Migrant caravan pauses to remember dead as Donald Trump blames Democrats for 'assault on our country' 

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 20:06:45 GMT
Harvey Weinstein's lawyers in talks to settle series of civil suits alleging sexual misconduct

UK Times

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