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Second Brexit deal vote: How did your MP vote last time?

12th March 2019 | 0

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Heavy rain and winds to batter Britain as Storm Gareth swoops in

12th March 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteStorm Gareth could bring travel disruption, power cuts and flooding as strong winds are set to hit parts of the UK. The Met Office has issued several weather warnings as it confirmed another named storm will hit on Tuesday. A yellow weather warning for rain is in place […]

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May's 'legally binding' changes might not be enough for MPs

12th March 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site By Jon Graig, chief political correspondent Theresa May is facing the threat of another humiliating Commons defeat on Brexit despite an 11th-hour dash to Strasbourg in a bid to win an improved deal. After lengthy talks with European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker, the prime minister claimed she […]

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PM says she has 'legally binding changes' on Brexit deal

11th March 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site By Alan McGuinness, political reporter, and Rebecca Taylor, news reporter Theresa May says she has secured “legally binding changes” to the fraught issue of the Northern Ireland backstop – hours before MPs are due to vote on her Brexit deal. Mrs May flew to Strasbourg late on […]

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Norton motorbike boss: Brexit has kicked us up the backside

11th March 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site By Adam Parsons, business correspondent Norton is an unusual company. A motorbike firm that builds its products by hand. A company whose factory stands in the grounds of a stately home. A British brand in an industry where the giants come from America, Japan, Germany and Italy. […]

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Steven Gerrard fears for his players after spate of pitch invasions

11th March 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site By Martha Kelner, sports correspondent Rangers manager Steven Gerrard says he fears for the safety of his players after three pitch invasions in as many days in British stadiums. The former Liverpool and England player said supporters “have to take responsibility” to avoid similar incidents and ensure […]

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Nine Britons among 157 killed in Ethiopia plane crash

11th March 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site At least nine Britons are among 157 killed in a plane crash in Ethiopia – with airlines around the world grounding the aircraft involved. It was initially thought that seven British nationals had been on board Flight ET302, which crashed minutes after take-off from Addis Ababa with […]

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Heathrow runway would 'create new airport with capacity of Gatwick'

11th March 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteExpanding Heathrow would “effectively create a new airport” with “severe consequences for Londoners”, the High Court has heard. The approval of the third runway is being challenged by an alliance of councils, residents, environmental groups and London Mayor Sadiq Khan. They want the decision quashed and returned to […]

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Pensioner with 'secret bunker' and two million indecent images jailed

11th March 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteA pensioner with more than two million indecent images of children – as well as a huge haul of weapons and ammunition in a “secret bunker” – has been jailed for 12 years. More than 34,000 of the images and videos were in category A – the most […]

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Royal Navy sailors save 27 people from burning container ship at sea

11th March 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteSailors aboard HMS Argyll have saved 27 people from a container ship after its cargo caught fire. The frigate was heading back to Plymouth when it responded to a mayday call in the middle of the night off the coast of France. It took about eight hours to […]

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