It was a vote the PM was desperate to avoid.
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It was a vote the PM was desperate to avoid.
Katie Boulter dedicated her day four Wimbledon win to her grandmother, who died two days ago.
This Extinction Rebellion activist was removed after living in a tree for two days to prevent its felling. The protester had camped in a hammock 50ft from the ground to protect a 600-year-old oak tree that stood near Peterborough, Cambs. According to the Peterborough City Council, the tree was felled on Wednesday 29 June because its roots were causing structural damage to nearby houses.
Staff shortages have led to more travel choas as passangeers queue at Gatwick airport in the early hours of the morningSource: Laurene Rey Millet/ The Independent
California will be the first state to guarantee free health care for all low-income immigrants who are living in the country illegally
Activists gathered outside the Russian consulate in New York City on Wednesday, June 29, holding a vigil ahead of the trial of American basketball player Brittney Griner, which was due to begin in Russia on Friday.Griner was detained at a Moscow airport on February 17 after Russian officials said they had found vape cartridges bearing traces of hash oil in her luggage. She had been in Russia to play for a team during the WNBA’s off-season.Russian state-owned news agency TASS said Griner’s trial would begin on July 1. Its report was accompanied by video showing Griner at a Khimki city court, near Moscow, for a preliminary hearing. She did not speak in the footage.Footage posted by Ben Von Klemperer showed speaker Tamika Mallory, from campaign group Until Freedom, speaking to the crowd outside the consulate.“We demand that America is responsible for bringing Brittney Griner home no matter what we have to do,” she can be heard saying as the crowd applauds. Credit: Ben Von Klemperer via Storyful
Woodside’s North West Shelf gas development would release more than eight times Australia’s annual emissions if it continues to operate until 2070
Several strong aftershocks have also hit the region
Farrah Naz said her niece was ‘incredibly giving, supportive and insightful’
Jos Buttler said he had been given the "greatest honour" after being named as England's new white-ball captain in succession to "inspirational" World Cup-winning skipper Eoin Morgan.
A ROAD is partially blocked following a four vehicle pile-up which has left one vehicle in a ditch.
At least 46 people have been found dead inside a trailer truck in San Antonio, Texas. San Antonio's WOAI-TV said the people found were migrants and police were investigating. The truck was found next to railroad tracks in the city's Southwest Side neighbourhood. Video from the scene and aerials showed police and other emergency services surrounding an 18-wheeler truck.
A SENIOR SNP MP has accused Tory ministers of attempting to “imprison” Scotland in the Union amid calls for a full debate about democracy across the UK.
The singer opened up at a Pride event.
The Vatican has said it has completed the sale of the luxury London building at the centre of an ongoing corruption trial - after taking an estimated hit of around £120m (€140m). In a statement issued on Friday, the Vatican said the building was sold for £186m to Boston-based private investment firm Bain Capital. The statement said that losses were covered by Vatican reserve funds, and stressed that donations from the faithful in a papal fund known as Peter's Pence had not been used.
Ministers urged to toughen law to help restore carbon sinks, as figures point to illegal burning
ABC News reports Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has seemingly succeeded in his efforts to quell race education in the state.
British lawmakers should not bring babies to parliamentary proceedings and debates, a committee reviewing the rules said on Thursday. The decision stirs a debate about whether the working culture in parliament acts as a deterrent to some potential candidates. "Members (of parliament) should not bring babies into the Chamber, Westminster Hall or general committees to observe, initiate, speak or intervene in proceedings," the Commons Procedure Committee said.
The total taxpayer-funded Sovereign Grant came to £86.3 million in 2021-2022.
LONDON (Reuters) -Britain will boost defence spending to 2.5% of its gross domestic product (GDP) by the end of this decade, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday, making a new commitment to bolster the military budget after Russia's invasion of Ukraine. "We need to invest for the long term in vital capabilities like future combat air, whilst simultaneously adapting to a more dangerous and more competitive world," Johnson told a news conference at a NATO summit in Madrid dominated by the Ukraine conflict. His comments came after NATO on Wednesday branded Russia the biggest "direct threat" to Western security and agreed plans to modernise Ukraine's beleaguered armed forces.
Limiting the Environmental Protection Agency at a time when fossil fuel emissions need to be curbed is ‘devastating’