Nigel Farage has threatened to stop paying his licence fee in a long-standing protest against the BBC broadcasting an interview that claimed he had “blood on his hands” following the death of a Polish man in the wake of Brexit.
Theresa May sought to project her vision of a rules-based international order. Theresa May has issued a veiled warning to Donald Trump, arguing that his plan to withdraw from the Paris climate change treaty ranks alongside North Korea’s nuclear missile tests as a threat to global prosperity and security
Legal permission will no longer be required by a court before life-supporting treatment is withdrawn from patients with severely debilitating illnesses, a high court judge has ruled. The landmark ruling by Mr Justice Peter Jackson in the court of protection marks a significant change in how right-to-die
Students graduating from the LSE. ‘We lack robust data on the finances of students since 2012, when £9,000 tuition fees came in,’ writes Nick Hillman. Anyone who has been through the long summer of waiting for their or their children’s A-level results will have some sympathy with the idea that it would
The Football Association has announced it has sacked England women's football manager Mark Sampson after evidence of "inappropriate behaviour". The FA says Sampson was investigated while manager of Bristol Academy in 2013 and and in 2014 allegations were made against him. The statement
By Sarah White PARIS (Reuters) - LVMH , the world's largest luxury group, will invest more to improve its environmental credentials as fashion businesses seek to reassure shoppers who are increasingly drawn to eco-friendly brands, it said on Wednesday. In an industry not known for half-measures
Russian bank VTB sees no risks from and has no exposure to smaller peer B&N bank or the group it belongs to, VTB said in email to Reuters after B&N asked the central bank for a bail-out on Wednesday. In August, Mikhail Gutseriyev, whose family owns the Safmar group to which B&N belongs, told Vedomosti
Success rates for smokers trying to give up have hit a record high in part thanks to the increasing use of e-cigarettes, figures reveal. Nearly 20% of those who attempted to quit in the first half of 2017 managed to kick the habit, a University College London report shows. UCL researchers defined successful
Mark Sampson has been sacked as England Women’s head coach, the Football Association has confirmed The FA said he has been removed over “inappropriate and unacceptable behaviour” after safeguarding allegations from when at Bristol Academy.
Sixty inquests have been opened into the the victims of the fire. The remains of all children on the Grenfell Tower missing list have been formally identified 14 weeks after the deadly fire. Fiona Wilcox, the Westminster coroner, who is overseeing inquests into the victims of the fire, said the identification
Police investigating the attempted bombing of a London tube train are questioning five men after carrying out three arrests in south Wales in addition to the two arrests in London last weekend. A 25-year-old was arrested in a Newport street on Tuesday night, and two other men, aged 30 and 48, were detained
The two latest men being questioned over the Parsons Green tube attack were arrested in a raid on a "halfway house" for asylum seekers, neighbours have said. The two suspects, aged 48 and 30, were taken into custody in Newport, South Wales, just after 5am on Wednesday. Searches are being
Osborne stepped down as an MP amid controversy about whether he could serve constituents while having so much else to do. George Osborne has taken on a seventh professional role, and his third at a university, it has been announced. Osborne, the editor of the London Evening Standard, among many other
Britain First leader Paul Golding and his deputy Jayda Fransen have been charged with causing religiously aggravated harassment. Golding, 35, and Fransen, 31, both from Penge in southeast London, were arrested on 10 May. Kent Police said their investigation into the pair was related to leaflets distributed
Birmingham's lengthy bin strike, which left the city's streets festering with piles of rubbish for weeks, has been suspended following a High Court victory for workers. Unite, Britain's biggest union, temporarily called off the strike, planned to last until Christmas, after a judge granted
The suspicious object that led to part of the M1 being closed for several hours is believed to be hydrochloric acid, police have said. Officers have appealed for information as they try to work out why the "highly corrosive substance" might have been left under a bridge on one of Britain'
Ryanair has pleaded with customers affected by the cancellation of 2,100 of its flights to "bear with us" as it gets to grips with refunds and rescheduling. Amid a flurry of complaints about customers being left stranded - with many forking out for accommodation and struggling to contact the
By Elisabeth O'Leary LONDON (Reuters) - Scotland and Wales proposed changes on Wednesday to the central UK government's Brexit bill in an attempt to bed down their current powers which they fear could be weakened after Brexit. Scotland's Brexit minister Michael Russell said verbal assurances
The burden of finding a solution to the issue of the Irish border after Brexit lies firmly with the UK Government, the European Parliament's Brexit co-ordinator has said. Guy Verhofstadt spoke about the issue in Belfast at the start of a two-day fact-finding mission. Reiterating the EU stance,
JD Wetherspoon has been praised for drastically reducing the price of its food and drink on Wednesday in a protest over VAT.