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Theresa May abandons plans to hold vote on fox hunting

Sunday  10:41,   07 january 2018
Press Association

The PM said there will not be a vote during this parliament. Michael Gove has prioritised animal welfare issues since Mrs May appointed him Environment Secretary after the June election. © PA Wire Traders selling kids to UK families But[...]

Chancellor refuses to rule out post-Brexit customs union with EU

Friday  13:28,   05 january 2018
Press Association

Philip Hammond says the government will be guided by what delivers the greatest economic advantage for the UK.MPs called on the Cabinet to urgently come to a decision about the key element of the upcoming negotiations with[...]

Tory Councillor Refuses To Apologise For 'Sickening' Windsor Homeless Comments

Friday  13:27,   05 january 2018
Huffington Post UK

A Tory council leader who claimed rough sleepers had made a “commercial life choice” to prey on residents and tourists in Windsor has sidestepped calls to apologise. Simon Dudley called for action to be taken against “aggressive begging and[...]

How I coped with Manchester attack victims

Friday  09:05,   05 january 2018
Sky News

British Transport Police officer Jon Morrey was treating victims of the Manchester Arena bombing just 40 seconds after the explosion. The former Royal Navy chef reveals why he is hoping for "closure" when he is honoured at Manchester Town Hall.I[...]

Theresa May Apologises For 'Frustrating' Delays To NHS Operations

Thursday  15:55,   04 january 2018
Huffington Post UK

Theresa May has apologised for delays to thousands of NHS operations as a result of winter pressures. The prime minister said on Thursday that while this winter had been “better planned” for than previous years, the delays were “disappointing” and[...]

Ukip leader starts relationship with 25-year-old Brexit-supporting model

Thursday  10:25,   04 january 2018
Press Association

Henry Bolton denied that it amounted to a “clandestine affair”. It is understood that he has been seeing Ukip supporter Jo Marney, 25, who describes herself in her Twitter profile as a “presenter, music journalist, model, actor, Brexiteer”.Myself[...]

KFC slams McDonald's in tweet inspired by Trump's 'nuclear button'

Thursday  05:40,   04 january 2018
Business Insider Australia

KFC UK & Ireland posted a tweet slamming Ronald McDonald, using language echoing a tweet from President Donald Trump. On Wednesday, KFC UK & Ireland tweeted: "McDonald's leader Ronald just stated he has a 'burger on his desk at[...]

Jeremy Hunt apologises as May denies NHS 'crisis'

Wednesday  22:45,   03 january 2018
Sky News

Jeremy Hunt has apologised to tens of thousands of patients whose operations were cancelled after hospitals reported extraordinary winter pressure. The Health Secretary admitted to Sky News the situation was "absolutely not what I want".But he said [...]

Here are all the sexist tweets Toby Young has just deleted

Wednesday  17:20,   03 january 2018

The UK government's decision to appoint Toby Young to the board of a new universities regulator has been met by a backlash due to things the journalist and free school pioneer has tweeted in the past. Theresa May's government announced last week [...]

Six arrests over 'membership' of banned National Action

Wednesday  12:45,   03 january 2018
Sky News

Five men and one woman have been arrested on suspicion of being members of the banned far-right National Action party, police say. Police in the West Midlands have made six counter-terror arrests and are searching several locations in[...]

Arrest warrant issued for retired boxer Vinny Paz over assault claims

Wednesday  10:38,   03 january 2018
Press Association

The ex-champion made a series of statements telling people to ‘stop’ with the nonsense story.Providence police said they were called to a house on Rhode Island early on Tuesday. When officers arrived, witnesses told them Paz – whose comeback story[...]

Woman's stomach pain found to be sauce sachet

Wednesday  09:15,   03 january 2018
Sky News

A woman thought she was suffering from Crohn's disease for six years until surgery revealed the real source of her symptoms were the remnants of a sachet of Heinz sauce. The 41-year-old patient had endured bouts of acute stomach pain and[...]

Fed up passenger opened plane emergency exit

Wednesday  06:40,   03 january 2018
Sky News

An impatient passenger forced his way out of the emergency exit of a Ryanair plane after he became fed up of waiting to alight.  The man, a 57-year-old Polish national, was left perching on the wing of flight FR8164 as it sat on the tarmac at[...]

Queen Elizabeth Speaks! In Rare Film Appearance, the Monarch Opens Up About Her Coronation

Wednesday  04:40,   03 january 2018

Queen Elizabeth is doing something she has rarely done throughout her extraordinary six-decade reign: speaking candidly on camera. The Queen, 91, makes a surprise appearance in a new documentary, The Coronation, in which she discusses her[...]

Man charged over death of London pub worker

Tuesday  21:10,   02 january 2018
Sky News

A man has been charged with the murder of a pub worker who was killed on Christmas Eve. Kasim Lewis, 31, will appear at Wimbledon Magistrates' Court on Wednesday.He was arrested at an address in Dalston, east London, at around 1.30pm on Monday.Ms[...]