The twin sister of Gaia Pope has said she is "heartbroken" at the loss of her "beautiful twin" after police said they were "confident" they had found the missing teenager's body. Maya Pope-Sutherland wrote on Facebook: "Can't find any words right now. The
A police force in Scotland has been praised for using Twitter to help women in abusive relationships by writing an open letter telling them: “Help is out there.”
If EU nationals are forced to join the ‘rest of the world’ queue at airports, UK’s Border Force will require extra staff too. Home Office officials have privately admitted the department is having problems increasing its immigration staffing levels as part of its Brexit preparations and may have to
The former education minister Andrew Adonis has called for the vice-chancellor of Bath University to step down after it was revealed that she received a further pay increase for the current academic year. Glynis Breakwell was awarded a further increase of £17,500 in 2016-17 by Bath’s remuneration committee
Benedict Allen went missing in Papua New Guinea ‘while searching for a lost tribe’, as the Telegraph put it. Once, when I was about 13 and desperate for books about my mother’s country, Ghana, I stumbled upon a Victorian novel about the Ashanti kingdom. The fact it was written by a journalist, a profession
A man has been arrested on suspicion of theft after more than 50 mobile phones were stolen at a Royal Blood rock concert in Birmingham. Officers said the man was found to have 53 phones in his possession which are believed to have been stolen during a concert by the rock duo at The Arena Birmingham
A Tory MP has labelled the Government's attempts to write the Brexit date into UK law as "madness" - warning that it would increase the risk of Britain leaving the EU without a divorce deal. Former minister Stephen Hammond, who was labelled a "Brexit mutineer" by The Daily Telegraph
The 2017 UN climate change summit finished on Friday with significant progress made toward converting the landmark 2015 Paris deal into a rule-based framework.
British finance minister Philip Hammond, under pressure to help weakened Prime Minister Theresa May in this week's budget, promised to speed up house building and said he had some room to help voters despite his squeeze on public finances. Aware that to some her government looks overwhelmed by the
Aled Jones will not appear on the BBC while the corporation investigates claims of inappropriate behaviour. The Songs Of Praise presenter, 46, has denied allegations made in The Sun On Sunday that he sent inappropriate messages to a female colleague more than 10 years ago. A spokesman for Mr Jones
Philip Hammond’s gaffe that “there are no unemployed” is damaging despite his best efforts to explain it away because it feeds into two widely held beliefs: that the Tories don’t care about the unemployed and that the chancellor may be good at the figures but has no wider political vision. The chancellor
Zimbabwe’s ruling party has begun the recall of Robert Mugabe as party leader, to replace him with the fired vice president.
Britain will submit proposals on how to settle its divorce bill with the European Union before an EU summit next month and is expected to negotiate hard, finance minister Philip Hammond said on Sunday. The EU told Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday that there was more work to be done to unlock the
Andy Burnham says Westminster has failed the north of England. Regions across England should have a permanent seat at the table in Brexit discussions to guard against the government’s “London-centric” approach, the Greater Manchester mayor has said. Andy Burnham said Westminster had failed the north
Philip Hammond has been accused of being out of touch after claiming "there are no unemployed people" in his pre-Budget interviews. The Chancellor, who will outline his latest plans for the UK economy on Wednesday, is expected to boost high-tech industry by paving the way for driverless cars
The family of Gaia Pope have said they are "absolutely devastated" after police searching for the missing 19-year-old found a body. Officers from Dorset Police say they are "confident" the body is that of the teenager. The discovery on land near Swanage was made at about 3pm on
A senior Tory MP has said some of his colleagues have become “unhinged” amid the “general hysteria” over Brexit.