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G7: May urges Trump re-think on steel tariffs

Friday  02:00,   08 june 2018

Theresa May will briefly leave her government's Brexit turmoil behind to persuade Donald Trump to re-think US steel imports. The prime minister will be joined by her counterparts from France, Germany, Italy, Canada, and Japan as they establish[...]

Baby will not legally have mother if transgender man wins legal fight

Thursday  18:41,   07 june 2018

The man wants to be identified as the child’s ‘father’ or ‘parent’ on a birth certificate.The youngster is the child of a single parent who was born a woman but now lives as a man after undergoing[...]

Peter Stringfellow: Some of his most memorable quotes

Thursday  11:40,   07 june 2018

The club owner died from cancer aged 77.Here are some of his memorable quotes from over the[...]

How a Sheffield steel worker's son born into poverty rose to worldwide fame and fortune when he booked a little-known band called The Beatles to play at his hometown club

Thursday  11:35,   07 june 2018

Peter Stringfellow got his big break as a nightclub promoter in 1963 when he booked the Beatles (pictured at the Azena Ballroom in Sheffield), with worldwide success following shortly after.Known as the King of Clubs, Peter Stringfellow will always[...]

Landmark ruling on NI's abortion law due today

Thursday  08:20,   07 june 2018

The Supreme Court will rule today on whether or not Northern Ireland's abortion law amounts to a violation of human rights. The highest court in the UK will deliver its judgment as pressure mounts for the prime minister to intervene on the[...]

Pilot tells of ‘hugely prideful moment’ as new F-35 jets touch down on UK soil

Thursday  02:56,   07 june 2018

Four of the jets crossed the Atlantic on Wednesday to become permanently stationed in the UK. BREAKING: Britain’s @thef35 have touched down @RAFMarhamMedia. Here they are lined up on the tarmac—[...]

Sajid Javid denies Windrush is 'systemic failure'

Wednesday  23:15,   06 june 2018

The new home secretary has denied the Windrush scandal was a "systemic failure" by the Home Office.The new home secretary has denied the Windrush scandal was a "systemic failure" by the Home[...]

Corbyn: 'More Brexit delays than Northern Rail'

Wednesday  16:50,   06 june 2018

Jeremy Corbyn slated Theresa May at PMQs as he said there have been 'more Brexit delays than Northern Rail'.The Labour leader asked the prime minister to confirm whether the government's Brexit white paper will be published before next[...]

Candid snaps taken over four decades show the Royal Family away from the public gaze - including the moment a young Fergie fixed eyes on Andrew - as amazing trove of photos comes to light

Wednesday  16:30,   06 june 2018

The fascinating images were taken by Royal photographer John Scott who was given unprecedented access to the Royals from the 1950s to the 1980s.  Among the incredible unseen slides and photos are images of Prince Charles meeting the cast[...]

VIP airlift for seal pup found abandoned on Scottish island

Wednesday  15:41,   06 june 2018

The baby harbour seal was rescued on Eriskay and flown by Loganair to the mainland for specialist treatment.The harbour seal pup, which is less than two weeks old, was rescued on Eriskay in the Outer Hebrides by local vet David Buckland after[...]

Motorbike fan William visits Isle of Man TT

Wednesday  15:40,   06 june 2018

The trip marks the Duke of Cambridge’s first official visit to the island.William, who has a life-long love for the machines, stood feet from the roadside and marvelled at the riders as they screamed past on their[...]

Beaming Queen looks elegant in blue as she is accompanied by the Duchess of Cornwall to attend dog charity's 10th anniversary celebrations at the Royal Mews

Wednesday  15:11,   06 june 2018

The Queen attended an event to mark the 10th birthday of the Medical Detection Dogs charity at the Royal Mews in London. She opted for a cornflower blue jacket and white floral dress.The beaming monarch, 92, attended the 10th anniversary[...]

Prescription Charges Go Against The Core Principles Of The NHS

Wednesday  14:30,   06 june 2018

This Sunday marks the 50th anniversary of the prescription charges exemption list. This list has remained largely unchanged since 1968, which campaigners say has resulted in people living with long-term conditions paying high amounts for necessary[...]

Cambridge Analytica chief 'withdrew $8m' from embattled data firm shortly before its collapse - as he prepares to testify to MPs today over Facebook information-selling scandal

Wednesday  14:00,   06 june 2018

Alexander Nix is set to face MPs today and may be asked about damaging new allegations about his handling of the Facebook crisis that engulfed the London-based company this year. Mr Nix allegedly withdrew the cash just after the British media[...]

House of Lordzzzz: Chief whip rebukes peers for falling ASLEEP in the chamber and demands they maintain 'standards'

Wednesday  13:49,   06 june 2018

Lord Taylor of Holbeach, the Government's chief whip, emailed peers to complain they have been loudly chattering and even dozing off rather than listening respectfully to the debates. He wrote: 'It has been observed by members of our house that, [...]