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Johnson slams 'pompous popinjay' Trump critics

Friday  18:57,   12 january 2018

Boris Johnson has tackled critics of US President Donald Trump, calling them "puffed up pompous popinjays".The Foreign Secretary said people who welcomed news the US leader would not visit Britain to open a new embassy were "determined to[...]

Manchester Arena bombing report finds ‘critical’ communication issues

Friday  18:56,   12 january 2018

A progress report into an independent review of the response to the terror attack has been published.A progress report into the review, carried out by an independent panel led by Lord Bob Kerslake and appointed by Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy[...]

British mock Donald Trump’s cancellation of London visit over embassy relocation

Friday  18:54,   12 january 2018

Mr Trump said he thought the embassy’s move from Grosvenor Square in Mayfair to Nine Elms, south of the Thames, was a “bad deal”.Mr Trump said he thought the embassy’s move from Grosvenor Square in Mayfair to Nine Elms, south of the Thames, was a[...]

Couple accused of killing French nanny admit attempting to dispose of body

Friday  18:53,   12 january 2018

Pair face murder charge trial next year.The charred remains of Sophie Lionnet, 21, were discovered in the garden at a house in Southfields, south-west London, on September 20 last[...]

Terror police arrest woman at Heathrow Airport

Friday  18:45,   12 january 2018

A 27-year-old woman has been arrested at Heathrow Airport on suspicion of preparing terrorist acts, Scotland Yard has said. The 27-year-old is a UK national. She had just arrived on a flight from the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa when she was[...]

Surgeon who marked initials on patients’ livers to be sentenced

Friday  05:55,   12 january 2018

Simon Bramhall used an argon beam machine to “write” on the organs of two anaesthetised victims.Simon Bramhall used an argon beam machine to “write” on the organs of two anaesthetised victims in February and August 2013 while working at Birmingham’s [...]

Stephen Hawking: I'll pay to send climate change deniers to Venus

Thursday  19:41,   11 january 2018

The famed physicist says Venus used to be like our Earth. Then it overheated.Stephen Hawking, however, has little time for their[...]

Bennell 'abused boys in haunted house'

Thursday  19:40,   11 january 2018

Ex-football coach Barry Bennell sexually assaulted 11 and 12-year-old boys at a property which became known as the "haunted house", a court has heard.An alleged victim met Bennell, 64, when he was a scout for Manchester City, Liverpool[...]

Ecuador grants nationality to WikiLeaks founder

Thursday  18:55,   11 january 2018

Ecuador has granted citizenship to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has been living in asylum at the nation's embassy in London for more than five years. The nation's foreign minister announced Thursday that officials had decided to permit[...]

Social media reacts to Theresa May’s environment plan

Thursday  17:45,   11 january 2018

The PM’s visit to a bird sanctuary has got Twitter in a flap.Social media users took to Twitter to react to the Government’s new 25-year environment plan unveiled in Theresa May’s speech at the London Wetland[...]

'Ant And Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway' Bigamist Daniel Gundry Jailed For Sixth Months

Thursday  13:25,   11 january 2018

A bigamist caught out on an episode of ‘Ant And Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway’ has been jailed for six months. In April 2016, Daniel Gundry was caught out when he was spotted by his estranged wife, Helen Gundry, arriving at a surprise wedding on[...]

Human remains found after woman 'walks into police station and confesses to killing dad years ago'

Wednesday  15:40,   10 january 2018

A 63-year-old is being held by murder cops after her 'confession' led to the discovery of a man's body.The 63-year-old woman sparked the death probe at a house in Greater Manchester after allegedly telling police that she killed a man "a [...]

Boy died in river trying to save two friends

Tuesday  20:05,   09 january 2018

A 12-year-old boy died trying to save two of his friends after they got into difficulty in a river, an inquest has heard. Owen Jenkins was swept away by a current after lifting his friend Jorgie Myers out of the River Trent.He decided to enter a[...]

Vulnerable urged to get flu jab as NHS feels pressure of winter

Tuesday  18:20,   09 january 2018

Three in 10 pensioners are not vaccinated against flu.Rising flu levels have contributed to severe pressure seen in the nation’s[...]

Call to clear rough sleepers for royal wedding ‘not referring to real homeless’

Tuesday  15:59,   09 january 2018

Tory council leader makes distinction between homeless and ‘commercial’ beggars.Windsor and Maidenhead council leader Simon Dudley also said he regretted bringing up the marriage of Prince Harry to American actress Meghan[...]