The planned merger of Sainsbury’s and Asda looks doomed after the UK competition watchdog said it may block the de
British farmers will be protected in the event of a no-deal Brexit, according to the Environment Secretary Michael Gove.
Pesticides, pollution and climate change are all wiping out insects at an alarming rate – so much, that a new global review says they could vanish within a century.
A woman who faces a six figure legal bill for telling her ex-husband’s new partner on Facebook that he “tried to strangle” her, has taken her case to the UK’s highest court.
Norfolk police say they are investigating yesterday’s car accident involving the Duke of Edinburgh, as more details emerge about the crash. Prince Philip, 97, had a hospital check-up, and is said to have exchanged best wishes with the two women who were in the other car along with a baby. They needed treatment for minor injuries.
Buckingham Palace has said the Duke of Edinburgh has been involved in a road accident while driving near the Sandringham estate. A spokesman said that Prince Phillip, who’s 97, was not hurt.
Universal Credit was meant to simplify and streamline the existing benefits system but it has been running into trouble for several years. Some claimants have even been forced into destitution. Today the Work and Pensions Secretary Amber Rudd decided to dramatically scale back the next stage of the roll out: from 3 million benefit claimants…
After months of Brexit sucking up all the energy in Westminster, six senior MPs who chair cross-party committees warned Theresa May at the weekend that the prolonged arguments over Brexit are having a “serious detrimental effect” on wider domestic policy – including domestic abuse.
According to Ofsted’s annual report, 19 thousand pupils vanished from the school roll between 2016 and 2017. Around half of them disappeared without trace.
Sir David Attenborough has warned that climate change is humanity’s greatest threat. He was speaking at the United Nations climate summit, where they’re still dealing with the withdrawal from the International Agreement of Donald Trump.
Prime Minister Theresa May has arrived in Brussels ahead of tomorrow’s Brexit summit where she’s hoping her Withdrawal Agreement will be endorsed by EU leaders. She’s meeting the President of the EU Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, now and the EU Council chief and summit chair Donald Tusk shortly after. Mr Tusk has reportedly prevented a last…
The public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire has heard that police told a resident to remain in a flat more than 15 minutes after the London Fire Brigade’s “stay put” advice was changed. Seventy-two people died as a result of the fire last June.
Six people have been convicted for membership of banned neo-Nazi group National Action. Two of them, Adam Thomas and Claudia Patatas, gave their baby the middle name Adolf as a tribute to Hitler, who they said they admired.
The manager of a Belfast bakery said he was “delighted and relieved” after the Supreme Court ruled that his company was not discriminating against a customer when it refused to make a cake iced with the slogan “support gay marriage”.
A prominent writer, critical of his country’s leadership, vanishes and rumours abound that he’s been murdered by the regime. It might sound like the plot of a thriller, but Jamal Khashoggi’s friends say the allegations are deadly serious. His fiancée says he went into the Saudi consulate in Istanbul and never came out. Turkish officials…