The shadow Brexit Secretary, Sir Keir Starmer, says the Labour Party would try to force a no confidence vote and a general election, if MPs vote against Theresa May’s draft Brexit deal.
The government has been forced into a major U-turn on the implementation date for changes to maximum bets on fixed odds betting terminals.
Firefighters in California are working around the clock to contain wildfires that continue to burn their way through the state. Fierce winds are whipping up the flames and 31 people now are believed to have died. Over 220 people are still missing.
On beaches throughout the British Isles people have come together to mark the centenary of the Armistice.
Three wildfires across California have caused massive destruction and claimed at least nine lives in the north of the state.
Sentencing them the judge described the men’s treatment of their victims – who ranged in age from 11 to 17 – as “inhuman”.
A man’s now in custody in connection with a wave of parcel bombs addressed to prominent critics of President Trump, hours after two more suspicious packages were intercepted.
It stretches for 34 miles and took nine years to complete, but China’s president has officially opened the world’s longest sea bridge, linking Hong Kong with Macau and the Chinese mainland. The bridge was supposed to be finished three years ago, at a cost of £15 billion, but the project was waylaid by safety problems.
Liverpool’s Mayor Joe Anderson has called for special protection for homeless people, saying as many as one in three end up getting physically attacked, abused and even sexually assaulted. Mr Anderson has called on the Home Secretary to make attacks on rough sleepers a hate crime. But homeless charities said that simply “changing the label” wouldn’t help.
Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister Adel al-Jubeir has become the first senior figure in the Kingdom to comment publicly on the killing of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, in an interview with Fox News in America.
Turkey says it will share its evidence about the killing of the Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi with the rest of the worldm, vowing it would “never allow a cover up”.
The Khashoggi case is having an impact closer to home, focusing attention on MPs who’ve accepted hundreds of thousands of pounds’ worth of hospitality on trips to Saudi Arabia, as well as other roles – as Channel 4 News’ FactCheck team has revealed. We have been trying to speak to some of those MPs.
The latest batch of no deal Brexit papers have been released by the government, warning of threats to electricity supplies in Northern Ireland, and disruption to Eurostar services and online streaming while abroad. Meanwhile the Prime Minister said she would “never agree” to a permanent customs union with the EU, amid concern from ministers about Brexit…
The number of people sleeping rough on the streets has doubled in the last eight years. Last night we revealed that hundreds of people are dying homeless on the streets. Tonight we can report new data released by the charity St Mungo’s showing that more and more people are getting themselves off the streets only to find…
Meng Hongwei had been missing since being summoned back to China two weeks ago.