Jeremy Corbyn dropped into Sandylands Community Primary School in Heysham to help pupils make hot chocolate reindeers. .
A new type of immune cell which kills most cancers has been discovered by accident by British scientists, in a finding which could herald a major breakthrough in treatment.
Buckingham Palace is reportedly reconsidering the royal title of Meghan, Duchess of Sussex because the punctuation is the same as in the titles of women who have divorced royal men.After announcing Prince Harry and Meghan would be stepping away from the front lines of the royal family, palace insiders were left scrambling to decide how to balance the couple’s titles against their desire for a more private life.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government was defeated in parliament on Monday for the first time since a December election, with the upper chamber voting in favour of a move to protect the rights of EU citizens in Britain after Brexit. Johnson's Conservatives won a large majority in the lower chamber, the House of commons, at the Dec. 12 vote and lawmakers there quickly approved the legislation needed to ratify his exit deal with Brussels earlier this month. The legislation is now passing through the House of Lords, where the government does not have a majority.
The day before his impeachment trial is set to begin, Donald Trump's lawyers are urging the Senate reject the charges against him and are calling the hearings an "illegitimate partisan effort to take him down" by Democrats.Meanwhile, the prosecution team from the House has filed a stern reply to the president's legal team, following their response to a summons request calling the impeachment articles "constitutionally invalid." House managers replied, calling the president's assertion that he can't be removed from the presidency "chilling" and "dead wrong".
There are, self-evidently, flaws in the way the Labour Party elects its leader. Any competition that Jeremy Corbyn can win twice and that isn’t a raffle is clearly not fit for purpose.We are something like one full week into the current leadership contest and already it is descending into a VAR-style farce.
The veteran actor said he felt a 'profound anxiety' that the political situation in the US was going to worsen.
Review all of the day’s transfer news, rumours and gossip from the likes of Manchester United, Arsenal, Liverpool and across Europe.Manchester United and Arsenal were both in the headlines this afternoon as they consider moves for Paris Saint-Germain’s soon-to-be departed striker Edinson Cavani. The Uruguayan is out of contract at the end of the season and available on a free transfer, and reports in his homeland suggest that offers have already been made from the two Premier League clubs along with Atletico Madrid. Chelsea meanwhile are on the hunt for a defender, with eyes on Issa Diop of West Ham and their former centre-back Nathan Ake at Bournemouth, with £40m prepared for both depending on who the club decide to focus on.
Isis founding member confirmed by spies as group's new leader. Officials piece together profile of Amir Mohammed Abdul Rahman al-Mawli al-Salbi
The UK government's plan to ditch alignment on EU rules will see some British firms locked out of EU markets after Brexit, Brussels has warned.Over the weekend the chancellor Sajid Javid indicated that the UK would put itself far from the orbit of European regulations – in a departure from the strategy laid out by Theresa May
Hundreds of koalas are being treated in a fire-ravaged region in Australia, an animal charity said, warning they are finding an increasing number the animals “curled up and shut down”.The Humane Society International (HSI), which has been rescuing animals affected during Australia’s worst wildfire season on record, said that they are now treating more than 200 koalas on Kangaroo Island.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that Somalia had invited Turkey to explore for oil in its seas, after Ankara signed a maritime agreement with Libya last year, broadcaster NTV reported. Turkey has been a major source of aid to Somalia following a famine in 2011 as Ankara seeks to increase its influence in the Horn of Africa to counter Gulf rivals like Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
Susanna Reid and Piers Morgan clashed with each other during Monday’s (January 20) Good Morning Britain after growing tired of his latest Harry and Meghan Markle rant.
Paddy McGuinness and Chris Harris reunited on the red carpet at the premiere of the latest series of Top Gear - but their co-presenter Freddie Flintoff was missing.The duo looked cheerful as ever as they headed to Leicester Square to mark the return of the BBC Two motoring programme.
A strip of skin tattooed with the Auschwitz death camp number 99288 sits in a silver frame on a shelf in Avraham Harshalom's living room. As the 75th anniversary of the camp's liberation on Jan 27, 1945, nears, Harshalom, 95, is very clear about why he kept it. Harshalom is one of some 200,000 Holocaust survivors living in Israel today.
The fear of 'racial tension' has been at the heart of many botched police inquiries into child sexual abuse.
The actor told Talk Radio that he did not expect his remarks to create as much controversy as they did.