Brexit will dominate a special Cabinet away day at Chequers as Theresa May and her ministers meet for the first time since their summer break. The Prime Minister will use the meeting to attempt to resolve a bitter split between senior Cabinet ministers over the deal Britain wants to leave the European
Jeremy Corbyn appears to be well ahead of his rival Owen Smith in the first poll of those entitled to vote in the Labour leadership election. A YouGov survey for The Times puts the current Labour leader on 62% with Mr Smith trailing on 38%. Mr Corbyn received nearly 60% of the vote when he was elected
A TV presenter who "nearly died" after contracting a rare strain of malaria in Brazil has arrived back in the UK for further treatment. Charlie Webster, a former anchor for Sky Sports News, was flown home on a specialist plane with a team of medical professionals who cared for her during the
Staff at British insurer Prudential are taking industrial action over plans to move 76 jobs to Mumbai from the southern English town of Reading, the Unite union said. Staff in the Prudential's annuities department in Reading will from Wednesday not carry out work linked to the transfer of the jobs
Market research firm GfK said its gauge of consumer confidence rose to -7 in August from -12 in July, when it suffered its sharpest drop in over 26 years. GfK's index measuring major purchases rose to +7 from -2 in July. The survey was conducted between Aug. 1 and 16, after Theresa May calmed the
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A 17-year-old boy who was rescued from the sea off Sunderland is in a critical condition after being airlifted to hospital.
Police are investigating the suspected murder of a 30-year-old man who was assaulted and later died in southeast London. It is believed Mr Dearlove's group had started speaking to a group of women before a man approached and struck him, causing him to collapse. Mr Dearlove, who lived in Eltham,
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Six teenage boys have been arrested on suspicion of murder after two Polish men were set upon in a "vicious attack" outside an Essex takeaway. Essex Police say one line of enquiry is that the man's death was a hate crime. Senior investigating officer Detective Inspector Al Pitcher, of
The campaign hopes to send 10,000 children and people with an impairment to the games.
The move comes after TfL passenger feedback revealed those with hidden conditions found it hard to find a seat.
A 23-year-old who wore a chilling clown mask while robbing from Beefeater restaurants in Devon has been sentenced to almost 10 years in prison. A co-accused for the third robbery offence, Natalie Shaw, pleaded guilty to burglary and received an 18 month sentence suspended for two years.
(Reuters) - Men and women wrestlers wearing fancy dress tackled a slippery surface for a somewhat unusual contest on Monday - the "World Gravy Wrestling Championships". Cheered on by spectators, contestants from all over Britain slid in the gooey mixture, usually an accompaniment to Sunday
The brother of a woman who was found dead months after being reported missing has made an appeal for information on the anniversary of her disappearance. Saima Ahmed went missing from her home in Wembley, London, on 30 August 2015 and five months later her body was discovered in Edinburgh. The 36-year-old
Emily Jayne Waters wrote on Facebook: "I honestly couldn't be anymore broken right now ... you will forever be remembered by us all ... RIP Tom Jackson ... I'm so proud to have had a hero like you as a friend. Detectives plan to upgrade a charge of attempted murder against suspect Smail
Do you fancy putting a question to Labour leadership candidates Jeremy Corbyn and Owen Smith? Sky News is hosting the last head-to-head debate between the two before voting ends in the contest, and you could be in the audience. The men will face questions from a studio audience made up of Labour members
Talks on Britain leaving the European Union must be finished by 2019, French President Francois Hollande has said. "This choice means that Britain, once it leaves, cannot take part in European decisions," Mr Hollande told an annual gathering of French ambassadors. "It would neither be
Britain and France have pledged to work together to address the Calais migrant crisis - after Downing Street made clear it will resist attempts to change the agreement on border checks there. It follows controversy over a proposal to allow migrants to lodge UK asylum claims on French soil - a plan dismissed
By Atul Prakash LONDON (Reuters) - British housebuilder Berkeley Group could be kicked out of the top UK equity index following a sharp drop in its stock price on concerns about the pace of economic growth in Britain after it voted to leave the European Union. Berkeley shares have slumped nearly 30
A spokesman says the bans “have only succeeded in increasing tensions”.
British and French interior ministers agreed on Tuesday to develop cooperation "now and when the United Kingdom leaves the EU" to address challenges posed by flows of migrants to the European Union. Britain's new interior minister, Amber Rudd, came to Paris to meet her French counterpart
Rosie and Ruby Formosa, aged four, were joined at the abdomen and shared part of the intestine when they were born in 2012. Parents Angela and Daniel Formosa, from Bexleyheath in Kent, could only wait and hope as their daughters underwent a five-hour operation at London's Great Ormond Street Hospital