Donald Trump’s decision to change his longstanding views of the war in Afghanistan was partly inspired by a picture of women in miniskirts, reports The Washington Post.
The heads of devolved governments in Scotland and Wales agreed on Tuesday to work together to try to set a common strategy to thwart the threat of an "unashamed" grab of parliamentary power by London after Britain leaves the European Union. Wales and Scotland plan to reject legislation which
Dame Glynis Breakwell has been urged to step aside. A fourth MP has resigned from his position on an advisory board at the University of Bath in protest against its vice-chancellor’s £451,000 pay package. Darren Jones, the Labour MP for Bristol North West, stood down from the university’s court, a
Ryanair has been warning that flights between the UK and EU will be unable to operate without a deal. Airports have joined forces to press the government to urgently strike a post-Brexit deal on flights between the UK and the EU, warning that the current uncertainty alone would be enough to see bookings
York Minster’s bells are regarded as some of the best in the country. The bells of York Minster, which have been silent for almost a year since the controversial dismissal of 30 campanologists, will chime again next month with a fresh team of ringers in place. The new band, which includes some former
Young people deemed to be at risk of getting caught up in crime and disorder during the Notting Hill carnival this weekend are being removed from the area and invited to a watersports weekend at a cost of more than £1,000 each, the Guardian has learned. Fifteen young people aged from 13 to 17 have been
Donald Trump swept to power last year on the back of the promise to ‘drain the swamp’, a commitment to rid Washington of the kinds of politicians who are out-of-touch with ordinary Americans.
Cannibal murderer Stefano Brizzi was found dead in his cell a month after being taken off suicide watch, a court has heard. The Italian national, 50, died at Belmarsh high-security jail in southeast London on 5 February. Brizzi, who was HIV positive, had been put on a programme for prisoners considered
England and Wales has the highest imprisonment rate in western Europe. NHS doctors working in prisons have warned that the conditions in which they operate are so unsafe that the services would be closed down had they been outside the prison system, the Guardian has learned. The warnings have been
The Notting Hill Carnival - London’s bank holiday summer street party will be going ahead as planned this year on August 27-28.
Sky News has obtained a confidential report submitted to Government by Gatwick, Heathrow, London City, Manchester and Stansted airports, which urges the EU and the UK Government to target October next year as the deadline for an interim aviation arrangement. The report, written by consultancy WPI Economics
By Emma Rumney REDRUTH, England (Reuters) - British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn is back on the campaign trail just weeks after losing an election, betting that Prime Minister Theresa May's minority government will soon collapse. Long written off by opponents and many members of his Labour Party
By Alistair Smout LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's airports could see passenger numbers plunge by as much as 40 percent unless the government strikes an interim aviation deal with the European Union by October 2018, according to an industry report seen by Reuters on Tuesday. The study, commissioned
Britain wants to keep its close cooperation with civil courts in the EU on cases involving divorce, child custody and business disputes after Brexit, the Government has said. Its proposals aim to provide a framework for cross-border legal disputes after Britain's withdrawal from the European Union
Bradley Walsh has been rumoured to play Doctor Who's new sidekick in the first female-led version of the show. According to reports in the Mirror, the 57-year-old actor and comedian will star alongside Jodie Whittaker, who was recently unveiled as the first female Time Lord. Although reports have
By James Davey LONDON (Reuters) - Discounter Lidl [LIDUK.UL] has leapfrogged upmarket Waitrose [JLP.UL] in Britain's competitive food retail market, industry data showed on Tuesday, a sign that cash-strapped shoppers are still having to count their pennies. Lidl and rival German discounter Aldi
Taylor Swift appears to be ready to launch her new music. The Bad Blood singer has returned to Instagram and Twitter with a cryptic video that suggests she may fire back at her celebrity rivals, such as Katy Perry and Kim Kardashian, on her next album. Comments beside the video have been turned off
The Pensions Regulator has said it will prosecute former BHS owner Dominic Chappell for failing to provide information and documents during its investigation into the collapse of the retailer. Mr Chappell was director and majority shareholder of Retail Acquisitions, the company that bought BHS for £1
MePolice have been criticised for linking the Notting Hill Carnival to a series of raids officers launched across London on Tuesday to preemptively “disrupt” gang and drug crime at the event.