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Boris Johnson says May’s Brexit plan ‘worse than status quo’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Boris Johnson was among leading Tory MPs present to endorse the launch of the report Boris Johnson and other leading Tory Brexiteers have attacked Theresa May’s Brexit plan at an event putting the economic Read more…


NHS vacancies a ‘national emergency’

Image copyright Getty Images The shortage of NHS staff in England has started worsening again, official figures show. One in 11 posts is vacant with the situation particularly bad among the nursing workforce. Experts described the situation as a “national Read more…


British Airways: Suspect code that hacked fliers ‘found’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The data breach affected 380,000 transactions by BA customers A cyber-security firm has said it found a malicious script injected into the British Airways website, which could be the cause of a recent data Read more…


Labour pledges ‘gig economy’ rights boost

Image copyright PA Labour would extend workers’ rights and “restore the balance of power in the workplace”, shadow chancellor John McDonnell is to pledge. He will promise more rights for people working in the so-called gig economy. In his speech Read more…


Russia launches its biggest war games since Cold War

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Russia has intensified combat drills for its armed forces – despite the expense Russia’s biggest military exercise since the Cold War, involving about 300,000 service personnel, is getting under way in eastern Siberia. China Read more…


Celebrity Big Brother: Ryan Thomas named winner

Image copyright PA Image caption Ryan Thomas appeared shocked to have won Ryan Thomas has been named winner of Celebrity Big Brother after a controversial series that has seen walk-outs and thousands of complaints. They were sparked by an incident Read more…


Mother jailed for abducting daughters to USA

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Indea Ford took her two daughters to Sitka, Alaska without their father’s knowledge A British mother has admitted abducting her two children and moving to Alaska to live with her new partner without their Read more…


Brexit: Barnier says agreement possible by early November

Image copyright AFP Michel Barnier has said a Brexit deal is possible within six to eight weeks. The EU’s chief negotiator said if both sides are “realistic” there could be an agreement on the terms of the UK’s exit by Read more…


Moto2: Sacked Romano Fenati apologises for ‘disgraceful gesture’

Watch: Moto2 rider grabs rival’s brake lever Romano Fenati has apologised for what he called a “disgraceful gesture” after grabbing a rival’s brake lever while travelling at 135mph during a race. The Italian, 22, was banned for two races after Read more…


Westminster terror attack: Victims’ families pay tribute at inquest

Image copyright Met Police/Social Media Image caption Clockwise from top left – PC Keith Palmer, Aysha Frade, Leslie Rhodes, Andreea Cristea and Kurt Cochran were all victims of the attack Families of the five people killed in the Westminster attack Read more…