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Diplomat's wife 'must agree to UK return' to meet Harry Dunn's parents

Monday  18:20,   14 october 2019

The family of Harry Dunn will only meet the American woman involved in the crash that killed him if she agrees to return to the UK. Family spokesman Radd Seiger told Sky News the condition was a "non-negotiable red line in the sand" as Harry's... >>>

‘We won’t be lying down anytime soon’ — Emma DeSouza loses Irish citizenship appeal against UK Home Office

Monday  18:20,   14 october 2019

Derry woman Emma DeSouza revealed that she has lost an appeal case taken by the UK Home Office against an immigration tribunal ruling concerning her Irish citizenship. In 2015, Emma DeSouza, from Magherafelt, Co Derry, applied for a residence... >>>

Boris Johnson tells MPs 'back me or admit you're trying to thwart Brexit': Prime Minister lays down gauntlet at start of crucial week as clock ticks down to Brussels summit

Monday  08:52,   14 october 2019

At the start of a defining week, the Prime Minister told his Cabinet there was still a 'long way to go' to hammer out an agreement despite a breakthrough meeting with Leo Vardkar in Merseyside.At the start of a defining week in politics, the >>>

PM under pressure to concede more ground to Brussels over Brexit

Monday  08:50,   14 october 2019

Boris Johnson is reportedly coming under pressure to give more ground to Brussels as efforts continue to try to reach a Brexit agreement before an EU summit later this week. UK and EU officials will resume talks in the Belgian capital today with the >>>

Man charged with attempted murder after east London stabbing

Monday  08:15,   14 october 2019

The alleged incident took place on Saturday afternoon.Mohammed Alinoor Uddin, 36, of Well Street, Tower Hamlets, has also been charged with possession of an offensive weapon and assaulting an emergency... >>>

William and Kate begin tour as Pakistan bolsters security

Monday  07:25,   14 october 2019

William and Kate will visit the country between October 14 and 18.It will be their first official visit to Pakistan and “most complex” tour to date, Kensington Palace said, due to political tensions and security concerns in the... >>>

One of the rarest coins in the world that dates back to 723AD and was made from gold from a mine owned by a successor to the Prophet Muhammad goes on sale for £1.6MILLION

Sunday  23:20,   13 october 2019

The Umayyad gold dinar is set to sell with auctioneers Morton & Eden in London who have given it their highest ever pre-sale estimate of between £1.4 and £1.6million. © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited The Umayyad gold dinar carries a... >>>

Britain is set to be soaked with another two weeks of rain as downpours mean 35 flood alerts are in place across the country

Sunday  20:05,   13 october 2019

The Met Office has issued a severe yellow rain warning that will last from midday to midnight tomorrow and stretch from Salcombe in Devon right up to Leeds. Car pictured in Essex today.The Met Office has issued a severe yellow rain warning that will >>>

'Sorry doesn't cut it': Harry Dunn's mum after crash suspect offers apology

Sunday  15:00,   13 october 2019

The mother of Harry Dunn has told Sky News "sorry doesn't cut it" ahead of a potential meeting with the woman involved in the crash that killed him. Parents Charlotte Charles and Tim Dunn are travelling to the US after the Foreign Office said... >>>

Nicola Sturgeon will formally seek a section 30 order in a 'matter of weeks'

Sunday  14:45,   13 october 2019

Nicola Sturgeon is poised to formally seek a "section 30" order from Westminster in a "matter of weeks" to pave the way for a second referendum on Scottish independence to be staged, it was confirmed today. The First Minister leader stepped up calls >>>

Chris Froome thanks fans for 'picking me up' after crash

Saturday  22:55,   12 october 2019

Four-time Tour de France winner Chris Froome has thanked fans for picking him up at his "lowest moment" following his devastating crash in June. It is the first time he has spoken publicly since smashing into a wall in France, breaking his neck,... >>>

Lawyer of US diplomat's wife contacts family of Harry Dunn

Saturday  21:45,   12 october 2019

The lawyer of a US woman granted diplomatic immunity after a teenager was killed in a crash has contacted the victim's family.The lawyer of a US woman granted diplomatic immunity after a teenager was killed in a crash has contacted the victim's... >>>

Harry Dunn's family appeal for witnesses to fatal crash

Saturday  14:40,   12 october 2019

The family whose son died in a crash involving a diplomat's wife have launched an appeal for witnesses to who may have seen her as she left to return to the US. Harry Dunn,19, died when his motorbike crashed into a car outside an RAF base in... >>>

NHS is cutting single-use plastic by more than 1 million pieces a year

Saturday  08:05,   12 october 2019

The NHS bought 163 million plastic cups, 16 million pieces of plastic cutlery, 15 million straws and two million plastic stirrers last year , NHS data shows.Staff and patients © Provided by Johnston Publishing Ltd NHS England chief executive Simon... >>>

Strangers raise £15,000 for 91-year-old man after phone scammers tricked him out of his life savings

Saturday  07:25,   12 october 2019

An elderly man who was ruthlessly conned out of his life savings by telephone fraudsters has had £15,000 raised for him by strangers donating to a crowdfunding page .John Thompson, 91, was cruelly tricked into transferring three payments of £4,900... >>>