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News: UK News

Brexit coup: How could plotting MPs oust Theresa May?

Thursday  15:11,   13 september 2018
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Brexit is putting the PM’s leadership under fresh pressure.Download the all-new Microsoft News app – available now on iOS and...[...]

Corbyn accuses PM of ‘pouring petrol on society’s burning injustices’

Thursday  15:11,   13 september 2018
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The Labour leader aimed his attack on the Government’s flagship benefit reforms.The Labour leader focused his attack on Universal Credit (UC) at Prime Minister’s Questions, reeling off a list of organisations which believe the policy is “flawed and...[...]

Lloris fined £50,000 after admitting drink-driving

Thursday  15:11,   13 september 2018
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Tottenham Hotspurs' captain Hugo Lloris has been fined £50,000 and banned from driving for 20 months after admitting drink-driving.  Lloris had vomit in his Porsche Panamera when he was stopped by officers on 24 August as he drove through...[...]

Britons face return of EU roaming charges under a 'no-deal Brexit'

Thursday  15:10,   13 september 2018
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Britons will face a return to phone roaming and data charges when they travel in the EU in the event of a no-deal, the government is expected to warn tomorrow. Government sources have told Sky News that roaming charges - abolished since June 2017...[...]

The owner of the world's largest hedge faces a £90,000 bill to get it trimmed

Thursday  15:10,   13 september 2018
inews.co.uk

The owner of the world's largest hedge faces a £90,000 bill to get it trimmedIt has attracted tourists since being recognised by the Guinness Book of Records as the highest hedge in the world. Considered “iconic” by neighbours in Meikleour,...[...]

BBC solves time delay which lets neighbours cheer England goals before you've seen them

Thursday  14:57,   13 september 2018
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It’s sport’s worst spoiler - the cheer from your neighbours tells you England have scored because they are watching live pictures broadcast seconds ahead of your screen.Now the BBC has developed new technology which will close the “latency lag”,...[...]

Revealed: How British holidaymakers renewing their passports are losing up to NINE months validity after hidden rule change came into force

Thursday  14:56,   13 september 2018
dailymail.co.uk

At least a handful of people have fallen foul of the Government's new under-the-radar changes, as those with existing time on their travel documents did not have it carried over onto their new passport.  Download the all-new Microsoft News app – [...]

French fishermen break off 'scallop wars' talks after British rivals turn down offer of compensation

Thursday  14:56,   13 september 2018
dailymail.co.uk

France offered 50 tonnes of cod and 25 tonnes of sole in place of the scallops but after the British rejected the offer as inadequate, French representatives insisted it was ‘game over’ for talks.Representatives have been meeting in London over the...[...]

Tory fury at Archbishop of Canterbury for 'parroting' Labour policy as he calls for the rich to be taxed, blasts the gig economy as 'reincarnation of an ancient evil' and slams Amazon as a 'leech' on the public

Thursday  14:56,   13 september 2018
dailymail.co.uk

Justin Welby hit out at the 'gig economy', under which workers are denied benefits and are paid per job, and at zero-hours contracts which offer employees no guarantees of work. He also also attacked tax-avoiding online giants, accusing...[...]

Pair convicted over ‘terrifying’ armed robbery at Gleneagles Hotel

Thursday  14:56,   13 september 2018
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Richard Fleming and Liam Richardson carried hammers, a machete and a pistol when they raided the Perthshire venue of watches worth £500,000 last June.Richard Fleming and Liam Richardson carried hammers, a machete and a pistol when they raided...[...]

E.coli 'a factor' in deaths of Brit couple in Egypt

Thursday  14:56,   13 september 2018
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E.coli was "a factor" in the deaths of a British couple on holiday in Egypt, the country's public prosecutor has said.John and Susan Cooper, from Burnley, Lancashire, died on 21 August while on holiday at the Steigenberger Aqua Magic Hotel in...[...]

Russian wanted over novichok poisoning 'to break silence'

Thursday  14:56,   13 september 2018
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A Russian man wanted by the UK over the poisoning of the Skripals in Salisbury says he will comment on the case next week. Russian state TV channel Rossiya-24 said the suspect named as Alexander Petrov would maybe speak next week.Download the...[...]

Novichok suspects: We had nothing to do with it

Thursday  14:01,   13 september 2018
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Two men suspected of targeting the Skripals with novichok have denied being agents or having anything to do with the poisoning..Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov told Russia Today they were only in Salisbury as tourists to visit...[...]

Russian channel set to publish interview with Salisbury nerve agent suspects

Thursday  13:01,   13 september 2018
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RT’s Margarita Simonyan said she had spent an evening with Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov.The global news channel, funded by the Russian Federation, tweeted that the discussion with Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov would be aired...[...]

Lottery winner, 53, is charged with fraud after claiming £2.5million 'with a FAKE ticket that had been deliberately damaged' before splashing out on two luxury homes and a fleet of cars

Tuesday  17:27,   11 september 2018
dailymail.co.uk

Edward Putman, from Kings Langley, Hertfordshire, was charged with fraud by false representation following an investigation by a Serious Fraud specialist police officers.Builder Edward Putman, 53, from Kings Langley, Hertfordshire, has been charged...[...]