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Raab vows European court will not be allowed to 'dictate' to UK

Sunday  20:04,   17 october 2021

Dominic Raab has given more assurances about his determination to overhaul ties with the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR). He also confirmed that the government is developing a legislative 'mechanism' to 'correct' judicial review conclusions... >>>

'This has to end' French fishermen ready to start new Channel blockade - Macron ignored

Sunday  18:25,   17 october 2021

FRENCH fishermen have threatened to blockade the English Channel after Brussels refused to back Emmanuel Macron's post-Brexit... >>>

Weather: Sunny 64F highs will end tomorrow with torrential rain

Sunday  18:14,   17 october 2021

A cold spell is expected to come into full flow into this week, after a weather system moves in from the Atlantic bringing rain which is expected to continue on through to Tuesday. Thermometers are expected to nosedive by Thursday, and even put... >>>

End Clothing lines up former Gucci chief to fashion growth spurt

Sunday  18:14,   17 october 2021

A former boss of Gucci is being lined up by Carlyle, the global buyout giant, to fashion a fresh growth spurt at End, the British online clothing business it bought this year. © Associated Press Former Gucci CEO Patrizio di Marco. Pic: AP Sky News... >>>

Secret plans to cut British army exposed: U.K. force to be smaller than Germany

Sunday  16:26,   17 october 2021

TOP-level plans could see the British Army shrink to just 63,000 soldiers, making it smaller than Germany's, sources said last... >>>

Forget Galileo! UK has bigger fish to fry with £16bn space sector set to embarrass Europe

Sunday  14:08,   17 october 2021

PLANS to replace Galileo with a British-built satellite network ought to give way to much more pressing issues, former Virgin Galactic president Will Whitehorn has told... >>>

British MP's murderer was identified by official counter-terrorism scheme

Sunday  09:41,   17 october 2021

The attacker who fatally stabbed British lawmaker David Amess was referred to an official counter-terrorist scheme for those thought to be at risk of radicalisation, according to media reports. Police said late Saturday that detectives had until... >>>

Priti Patel to face questions over suspect held on suspicion of murdering MP

Sunday  03:25,   17 october 2021

The Home Secretary will also be asked about the safety of MPs when she gives TV and radio interviews on Sunday.During Sunday morning broadcast interviews, Priti Patel is likely to be pressed over whether the 25-year-old man was known to the... >>>

Stolen treasures that were sensationally returned

Sunday  01:55,   17 october 2021

From priceless paintings to royal jewels, the incredible stories behind the return of stolen... >>>

Selfridges' owners in talks with Qatar about potential £4bn sale

Sunday  01:55,   17 october 2021

Such a deal would see the Middle Eastern state take ownership of a second, major London department store. Qatar acquired Knightsbridge-based Harrods in 2010 through its sovereign wealth fund.Sources with knowledge of the negotiations said funds... >>>

British government orders security review after deadly terror attack on MP

Saturday  23:52,   16 october 2021

The fatal stabbing of British lawmaker David Amess was a terrorist incident with possible links to Islamist extremism, police said Saturday, as the government ordered a review of safety measures to protect MPs. Veteran Conservative MP David Amess,... >>>

The truth behind the world's greatest unsolved travel mysteries

Saturday  23:52,   16 october 2021

From ghostly apparitions to vanishing planes, abandoned ships and baffling man-made creations, these are the world's greatest unsolved travel... >>>

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe ‘loses latest appeal in Iran’

Saturday  18:50,   16 october 2021

Labour MP Tulip Siddiq said the British-Iranian dual-national’s sentence had been upheld with ‘no court hearing’.Labour MP Tulip Siddiq said Ms Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s sentence of one year plus a one-year travel ban has been “upheld with no court... >>>

Barcelona loan move for Raheem Sterling 'growing more likely'

Saturday  14:20,   16 october 2021

Sterling has struggled for game time since the arrival of Grealish in the summer while Dembele could be heading on his way out of Barcelona with his contract set to expire at the club next summer.The Manchester City forward admitted on Thursday that >>>

Unions threatening Christmas chaos with MORE HGV driver walkouts

Saturday  14:20,   16 october 2021

Union leaders said the treatment of British HGV drivers was 'nothing short of a disgrace', as experts warned new plans to allow more foreign hauliers into the UK would 'undercut' British business.British businesses are said to be... >>>