The Prime Minister has confirmed what many had suspected – next Wednesday’s Brexit vote will not be meaningful, so the government won’t be bound by the result.
If Parliament does not approve the Prime Minister’s deal next week, Brexit should be delayed: this is the view of three senior cabinet ministers who have said they will defy their boss and vote to extend Article 50.
The teenager who raped and murdered a six-year-old girl in Scotland has been named. Aaron Campbell, who’s 16, was found guilty at the High Court in Glasgow yesterday. He’d previously had his identity concealed because he was under 18, but the judge today lifted the restriction saying he couldn’t think of a case which had…
Thousands of schoolchildren across the country have walked out of their classrooms to protest over climate change.
Police in Exeter have been given more time to question a 27-year-old man suspected of murdering three pensioners. The body of an 80-year-old man was found at a property on Monday.
The pilot of the plane involved in the crash at the 2015 Shoreham air show, which left 11 men dead has told a jury that the primary aim of the display “was to avoid risk”. Andrew Hill was giving evidence at the Old Bailey where he is on trial on 11 counts of manslaughter by…
They used to say “every little helps”. But the cuts announced by Tesco today could hardly be bigger. The supermarket giant has announced it will slash thousands of jobs and cut back on fresh food counters in its stores. The cuts come amid ferocious competition between the supermarkets, with the once-dominant giant seeing its market share continue…
The man dubbed the speedboat killer, Jack Shepherd, has been arrested in Georgia after months on the run.
Gunmen have blasted their way into a hotel and office complex in the Kenyan capital Nairobi. There are reports of at least seven deaths, but no official confirmation yet. Witnesses said two cars were driven at speed into the complex at around 3pm after shots were fired at security guards at its gates. The Somali Islamist…
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe has started a hunger strike in protest at not receiving medical attention she says she needs in her Tehran jail. Her husband also says that the Iranians have suggested that they could release her if she agreed to spy for them.
The Northern Ireland couple who’ve scooped a £115 million Euromillions jackpot have said they can’t wait to share the money with their family, charities and friends. Francis and Patrick Connelly, from Moira in County Down, said they wanted to focus on doing good deeds, including creating some new jobs and helping out a local community football club.
A new milestone in space exploration was achieved overnight when a lunar probe made a successful landing on the far side of the moon.
A Government commissioned report into how to revive Britain’s high street says we have too many shops. It says that communities should think creatively about how to turn town centres into spaces everyone can share.
Officials on the United States border with Mexico are facing calls for an inquiry over the death of a seven year old Guatemalan girl who died in US custody.
In Paris, the dismal weather has done what President Macron had failed to do: dampen the ‘Yellow Vest’ protests against him.