The Spanish government is one step closer to imposing direct rule in Catalan after winning the support of the socialist opposition party for plans to dissolve the region’s parliament and hold new elections. The […]
Hillary Clinton missed a series of broadcast interviews on Monday after she caught her heel on steps, hurting her ankle. The former US secretary of state and presidential hopeful was due to appear on […]
British police are investigating three further sexual assault allegations involving film producer Harvey Weinstein in London in 2010, 2011 and 2015, sources have confirmed to the Press Association. This follows another allegation, made against […]
An increasing number of people regret Britain’s decision to leave the EU, an opinion poll has found. More respondents to the latest YouGov survey on Brexit said the UK’s decision to leave was wrong […]
Donald Trump has become the first sitting US President to address the Values Voter Summit, an event hosted by an anti-LGBT, anti-Islam organisation that has been branded a “hate group”. The event is held […]
Cabinet Office minister Damian Green has been criticised after appearing to get two Asian MPs confused in the House of Commons – while talking about the government’s newly-published race disparity audit. Labour’s Faisal Rashid said […]
Universal Credit claimants languish on hold to a government helpline while racking up bills as high as £16, without the option of an immediate call back, contradicting claims made today by Downing Street. One call […]
Hermes was today accused of sacking one of its couriers for rushing to hospital to see their premature baby, telling them “parcels come first”. An employee of the delivery giant, which works for high […]
A “number of people” were injured, after a car reportedly mounted the pavement and struck pedestrians outside London’s Natural History Museum. Videos and pictures on social media showed police and ambulance at the scene in Exhibition […]
Somewhat eclipsed by the kerfuffle over coughs, P45s and dodgy sets, was the welcome announcement by the Prime Minister of a new direction on building social homes. It’s worth remarking that this is quite […]
Last week the Children’s Society published a new report that found that although we’ve made progress in getting young people’s mental health at the top of the national policy agenda, thousands of young people […]
Britain’s biggest union is launching legal action on behalf of the scores of Monarch staff left “high and dry” when the airline went into administration earlier this week. More than 1,800 Monarch employees were […]
US officials have said there is no evidence that the man who committed the worst mass-shooting in modern US history was a member of Islamic State (IS), despite the militant group claiming responsibility for the attack […]
The French army shot dead a man after he stabbed two women to death at Marseille’s main train station, the French Interior Ministry has confirmed. Police earlier said they had cordoned off the area […]
Eye-catching retail offers on housing have become a party conference tradition, as much part of the furniture as the stuffy airless room, or terrible phone signal. Today Jeremy Corbyn stepped up to the plate […]
A “senior member” from the German far right AfD party will address Ukip’s conference, the party has announced, as ties between the two grow stronger. The AfD will send someone to address the Torquar […]
Donald Trump has stepped up his criticism of National Football League (NFL) players who protest during the pre-game national anthem, calling on fans to consider boycotting teams which don’t discipline them. In an early morning post on […]
Recipe for this Autumn’s cocktail: in a glass, mix powerful emotional concepts like rebellion, democracy, disobedience, independence, and “we want to vote.”Add a splash of a good Catalan cava. Shake it well, and voila! […]
“The Buddha would have helped those poor Muslims,” said His Holiness the Dalai Lama this past week as the world witnessed with horror the latest eruption of communal violence, terror and ethnic cleansing. This […]
A mum has created a photo project to show people that while child loss is painful to experience, it’s okay to talk about it. Susana Butterworth’s first son was stillborn in March 2017 and she wanted to commemorate […]
Theresa May has been accused of telling a “downright lie” in the House of Commons after she said police officers have received a 32% real terms pay increase. Yesterday the government announced it would […]
Three quarters of parents in Britain wants to see extra measures put in place to protect children from air pollution. A poll conducted by YouGov for environmental lawyers ClientEarth, based on latest government figures, […]
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