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Boris Johnson's Queen speech to announce crackdown on foreign criminals sneaking into UK
FOREIGN criminals who flout deportation orders to sneak back into the UK will face jail terms of at least two years under a law-and-order crackdown to be announced in the Queen’s Speech today.
today 00:29
Jeremy Corbyn's renationalisation plan to cost YOU an 'eye-watering' £196 billion
JEREMY Corbyn’s plans for sweeping state control of utility companies will cost taxpayers at least £196billion, analysis from the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) revealed last night.
today 00:29
Johnson to set out post-Brexit law and order drive in Queen's Speech

LONDON (Reuters) - Queen Elizabeth will on Monday announce several new pieces of legislation to reform Britain’s justice system, in a ceremonial speech setting out Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s post-Brexit plans.

The so-called Queen’s Speech is the highlight of a day of

today 22:50
Andrew Marr faces ruthless backlash after accusing Priti Patel of laughing at Brexit woes
ANDREW MARR faces a barrage of backlash after he accused Priti Patel “laughing” at businesses that are worried about Brexit.
today 22:23
Significant work to do, but Brexit deal still possible - PM Johnson

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told his cabinet on Sunday a last-minute Brexit deal was still possible but there was significant work to be done to reach one, as intensive talks with the European Union entered their most critical stage.

In a pivotal week that

yesterday 19:41
SNP want no confidence vote in Prime Minister as Labour and Lib Dems urged to help oust Tories

SNP MPs have prepared a vote of no confidence in the Prime Minister - with the party's Westminster leader Ian Blackford calling on Labour and the Liberal Democrats to work with them to oust Boris Johnson.

He challenged Jeremy Corbyn and Jo Swinson to "step out of the sandpit and

yesterday 17:20
Brexit countdown: EU gives Boris 48 HOURS to strike deal – 'Significant work to be done'
BORIS JOHNSON has been given a tight deadline of only 48 hours to secure an agreement with the EU as the scheduled October 31 withdrawal deadline creeps closer.
yesterday 17:08
Jacob Rees-Mogg in Brexit U-turn as he accepts compromise needed to do deal with EU

Jacob Rees-Mogg has issued an appeal to Brexiteers to trust Boris Johnson as negotiations on a deal with Brussels enter a critical stage.

The Leader of the Commons, who was a thorn in the side of Theresa May over Brexit before joining Johnson's administration, warned compromise was

yesterday 16:17
Stomach cancer: Nine early warning signs to watch out for
STOMACH cancer outcomes will greatly depend on the how far the cancer the has spread. It is therefore imperative to know the warning signs and get them checked out as soon as possible.
yesterday 16:05
Iran’s secret weapons bases hidden in underground ‘Missile Cities’ revealed
IRAN has a vast arsenal of cruise missiles hidden away in a secret network of mountain bunkers and underground bases, it has emerged.
yesterday 16:05
Brexit hangs in the balance as talks between EU and Britain intensify

LONDON (Reuters) - Brexit talks with the European Union aimed at striking a last-minute divorce deal are getting serious, Britain said on Sunday, as Prime Minister Boris Johnson prepared to update his cabinet on the state of negotiations.

In a pivotal week that could decide the future of

yesterday 15:29
Nicola Sturgeon tells Jeremy Corbyn 'don't bother' asking for SNP support unless he backs Indyref2

Nicola Sturgeon has told Jeremy Corbyn "don't even bother picking up the phone" to ask the SNP to support a Labour government unless he backs an independence vote .

Scotland's First Minister was asked if she would consider a coalition with Labour in the event of a

yesterday 13:08
Brexit hangs in the balance as talks between EU and Britain intensify

LONDON (Reuters) - Brexit talks with the European Union aimed at striking a last-minute divorce deal are getting serious, Britain said on Sunday, as Prime Minister Boris Johnson prepared to update his cabinet on the state of negotiations.

In a pivotal week that could decide the future of

yesterday 12:20
I borrowed £45 from my mum and turned it into a £25million party dress business

Alice Hall was having trouble making ends meet. She was working full time as a cover teacher in a high school, as well as in a bar at night and promotional work at weekends.

Determined to make a change, she spotted a gap in the market for what she calls “glam fashion

yesterday 12:05
I borrowed £45 from my mum and turned it into a £25million party dress business

Alice Hall was having trouble making ends meet. She was working full time as a cover teacher in a high school, as well as in a bar at night and promotional work at weekends.

Determined to make a change, she spotted a gap in the market for what she calls “glam fashion

yesterday 12:05
Pope canonises British Catholic luminary John Henry Newman, four others

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis on Sunday declared five people saints, including Cardinal John Henry Newman, a leading 19th century Anglican who converted to Catholicism and became one of the most influential Christian figures of modern times.

Underscoring Newman’s luminary

yesterday 11:17
A year after ISIS was vanquished the terror group is returning, says MARCO GIANNANGELI
THE consequences of Recep Erdogan's military offensive in northern Syria are already all too clear to see. Today, hitherto inert IS sleeper cells have woken and are at work reasserting their identity in a region where, less than a year ago, they were declared vanquished.
yesterday 10:50
Brexit warning: Big ‘realignment’ of politics inevitable says pollster ‘Visceral reaction'
A RISING tide of anger against politicians for their failure to deliver on the result of the 2016 referendum need to be addressed by a wide-ranging “realignment” of UK politics involving electoral reform, a written constitution and a shake-up of Parliament after Brexit, a pollster has suggested.
yesterday 09:47
Netflix and Sky TV dominance can't stop millions streaming illegally
SKY and Netflix are still hugely popular in the UK, but a new report suggests millions are still risking illegal streams to get their fix of movies and sport.
yesterday 07:41
'The spy in the BBC’ How undercover Nazi sent coded messages over national radio
A NAZI spy, posing as a Dutch refugee, attempted to sneak into Britain posing as a migrant and send classified information back to the German Secret Service via the BBC Radio, highly classified archived documents show.
yesterday 06:38
Hard Rock Hotel building collapses in New Orleans leaving one dead

One person has died and three people are missing after a Hard Rock Hotel under construction at the edge of New Orleans' historic French Quarter collapsed Saturday

City officials and Louisiana governor John Bel Edwards confirmed the death.

The building was under construction at

yesterday 04:44
Man Utd reach verbal agreement with Mario Mandzukic as Juventus make demand - EXCLUSIVE
Manchester United have been told that they will need to cough up £10million for veteran Juventus hitman Mario Mandzukic.
yesterday 02:26
Star Wars Rise of Skywalker trailer release date: It's not just soon, it's TOMORROW
STAR WASR 9 FANS are in for a huge treat tomorrow when the Rise of Skywalker trailer finally arrives. The trailer will be followed by the release of presales for tickets. The news comes from a very important source.
yesterday 01:23
HS2 works ‘must be halted’ before crunch decision – ‘Irresponsible to continue’
CAMPAIGNERS who fear HS2 will wreck the countryside say work should stop until a major report is published on whether the rail network should go ahead.
yesterday 00:20
Boris vows to make Britain 'greatest place on Earth' – But needs to deliver Brexit first
PANICKED Remainer MPs are gearing up for a last ditch bid to block Brexit next weekend as the prospect of a historic EU deal edges closer.
yesterday 00:20
Scottish BBC reporter hits back at Twitter troll after being told to ‘speak proper English’

A Scottish BBC TV news reporter has hit back at a Twitter troll after being told to ‘speak proper accented English".

Glaswegian Martin Patience, the BBC’s Middle East Correspondent, put the pompous English troll firmly in his place after he complained to TV chiefs at BBCWorld

yesterday 22:26
Scotland rugby team hotel in Japan sways in Typhoon Hagibis in eerie video

Scottish rugby star Fraser Brown has tweeted an eerie video of the team hotel swaying in the wind as Japan is battered by Typhoon Hagibis.

Titled “The sound of an entire hotel creaking in the wind” the rugby ace posted the 14 second clip showing the hotel building’s corridor swaying

2019-10-12 22:20
Emma Weymouth: Strictly Come Dancing star looks stunning in modern wedding dress
VISCOUNTESS EMMA WEYMOUTH is the first titled contestant to ever take part in Strictly Come Dancing. She looked stunning in her 2013 wedding - see images of the gorgeous dress here.
2019-10-12 20:02
British public react to BBC axing free TV licence for over 75s - ‘Entitled to one thing'
RESIDENTS from Basildon, a town in Essex, gave their opinion on the BBC’s decision to axe free TV licence fees for those over the age of 75.
2019-10-12 20:02
Labour warned it faces ‘obliteration’ after admitting plot to ‘bring down' Boris on Brexit
THE LABOUR PARTY faces a fierce backlash after an MP argued they would bring down the Government over Brexit if Boris Johnson doesn’t agree to a second referendum.
2019-10-12 20:02
Daily News
Bank of China executive joins London Bullion Market Association board

LONDON (Reuters) - The London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) said on Monday a senior executive at Bank of China would join its board.

Wenjian Fang is general manager of Bank of China London Branch and chief executive of the bank’s British subsidiary, the LBMA said in a

today 03:02
US-Syria: Kurds ally with Syrian army to repel Turks as chaos rages after Trump withdrawal
KURDISH authorities in north-east Syria have invited Syrian regime troops into their region to help repel a Turkish invasion.
today 02:35
No more departures planned as Hull KR continue recruitment drive

Rovers are in the process of strengthening their squad

Hull KR’s recruitment drive continues apace with more work to be done to get the squad ready for the 2020 Super League season.

Rovers have been busy since avoiding the drop and remain on the lookout for fresh faces to bolster

today 01:47
No more departures planned as Hull KR continue recruitment drive

Rovers are in the process of strengthening their squad

Hull KR’s recruitment drive continues apace with more work to be done to get the squad ready for the 2020 Super League season.

Rovers have been busy since avoiding the drop and remain on the lookout for fresh faces to bolster

today 01:47
Rangers fans will fall flat on their faces again with league title predictions - Hotline

Not even six goals without reply against San Marino at sodden Hampden was enough to get Scotland fans back believing in brighter days ahead.

Steve Clarke's side may have rattled the goals past the world's worst team but there's weren't many of the Tartan Army singing

today 01:44
Food bank usage in Scotland at record high as thousands can't afford to eat

Food bank usage in Scotland has hit a record high as thousands of hungry children and adults simply cannot afford to eat.

Exclusive figures provided by the Trussell Trust show 210,605 food parcels were issued to people in need in 2018-19.

Around one in three – or 69,410 – was for

today 01:44
Daily horoscope for October 14: Your star sign reading, astrology and zodiac forecast
YOUR daily horoscope for this Monday sees the Sun in Libra, the Moon moving to Taurus and three significant combinations – so how will these aspects affect your astrology horoscope today?
today 01:32
Adoption crisis for youngsters in care
TWICE as many children are waiting to be adopted as the number of people who have been approved to adopt them, according to a study.
today 01:32
Brexit salvation: EU regulations damage development of cancer cure says shock new report
EUROPEAN UNION regulations are making it harder to treat cancer patients in the UK according to a new report from two leading scientists.
today 01:32
UK employers slam 196 billion pounds cost of Labour renationalisation plans

LONDON (Reuters) - A British employers’ group criticised on Monday what it said would be the “beyond eye-watering” cost of the opposition Labour Party’s plans to return utilities, train companies and the Royal Mail to public ownership.

The Labour Party has moved

today 00:56
UK firms to cut costs and hiring in next 12 months: survey

LONDON (Reuters) - Prolonged political uncertainty in Britain is forcing finance directors to cut costs and hold off hiring to help companies prepare for an unpredictable year ahead, according to a survey by Deloitte.

The audit of 91 chief financial officers of some of Britain’s

today 00:56
78-year-old becomes UK’s oldest man with Down’s syndrome

Robin Smith has just set a very special milestone.

The pensioner has become the oldest living person in the UK with Down’s syndrome after celebrating his 78th birthday on Wednesday.

He toasted the important day with his favourite game bingo and some cake.

Mr Smith has

today 00:29
Jeremy Corbyn could support Speaker John Bercow as interim PM if Boris is ousted
JEREMY CORBYN has reportedly privately told his allies he will support someone else becoming the next Prime Minister if Boris Johnson is ousted from his role.
today 00:29
Coronation Street spoilers: Gail Platt's explosive comeback announced as family in turmoil
CORONATION STREET fans will be treated to a return from a cobbles favourite in soon to air episodes, as Gail Platt makes her long awaited arrival back in the soap. However, with her family still at war, and son David currently in prison, it’s not going to be an easy ride. 
today 00:29
Kate and Prince William to be guarded by 1,000 police officers on Pakistan royal tour
A HUGE security operation involving 1,000 police will swing into force in Pakistan today as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive on a five-day visit.
today 00:29
British veterans furious at Boris as PM may drop crucial pledge from Queen’s Speech
BORIS Johnson is set to face the full fury of Britain’s veterans amid claims he has broken a promise to end the legal witch-hunt against soldiers who risked their lives for their country.
today 00:29
Brexiteer MP Bridgen launches scathing attack on Hammond and Grieve over anti-Brexit plot
TORY rebels are plotting to wreck Boris Johnson’s Brexit plans by forcing a further delay in the departure date even if a deal with the EU is secured, according to reports.
today 00:29
Steve Clarke reveals Scotland dressing room shift following morale-boosting San Marino win

Steve Clarke saw his side smash San Marino for six at rain lashed Hampden then revealed the win had put the smile back on the face of his players after the misery of Moscow.

Scotland squelched their way to a second win over the whipping boys of world football with a first half hat-trick

today 23:38
Latest news from Great Britain
today 03:02 Bank of China executive joins London Bullion Market Association board
today 02:35 US-Syria: Kurds ally with Syrian army to repel Turks as chaos rages after Trump withdrawal
today 01:47 No more departures planned as Hull KR continue recruitment drive
today 01:47 No more departures planned as Hull KR continue recruitment drive
today 01:44 Rangers fans will fall flat on their faces again with league title predictions - Hotline
today 01:44 Food bank usage in Scotland at record high as thousands can't afford to eat
today 01:32 Daily horoscope for October 14: Your star sign reading, astrology and zodiac forecast
today 01:32 Adoption crisis for youngsters in care
today 01:32 Brexit salvation: EU regulations damage development of cancer cure says shock new report
today 00:56 UK employers slam 196 billion pounds cost of Labour renationalisation plans
today 00:56 UK firms to cut costs and hiring in next 12 months: survey
today 00:29 78-year-old becomes UK’s oldest man with Down’s syndrome
today 00:29 Jeremy Corbyn could support Speaker John Bercow as interim PM if Boris is ousted
today 00:29 Coronation Street spoilers: Gail Platt's explosive comeback announced as family in turmoil
today 00:29 Kate and Prince William to be guarded by 1,000 police officers on Pakistan royal tour
today 00:29 British veterans furious at Boris as PM may drop crucial pledge from Queen’s Speech
today 00:29 Brexiteer MP Bridgen launches scathing attack on Hammond and Grieve over anti-Brexit plot
today 00:29 Boris Johnson's Queen speech to announce crackdown on foreign criminals sneaking into UK
today 00:29 Jeremy Corbyn's renationalisation plan to cost YOU an 'eye-watering' £196 billion
today 23:41 The quiet rebirth of the European centre left
today 23:38 Steve Clarke reveals Scotland dressing room shift following morale-boosting San Marino win
today 23:38 SNP has taken significant step in tackling Scotland’s horrendous drug-death toll
today 23:26 Disabled protesters demand return of wheelchairs and ramps ‘confiscated by police’
today 23:26 Half marathon cancelled over false alarm of man ‘acting suspiciously’
today 23:26 78-year-old becomes world’s oldest man with Down’s syndrome
today 23:26 Fortnite update today: Season 11 patch rolling out during Blackout and Chapter 2 launch?
today 23:26 Harry Kane determined to lead England to Euro 2020 and admits ‘high pressure’ at Tottenham
today 23:26 Shirley Ballas: ‘Don’t know why people are shocked’ Strictly judge hits back after results
today 23:26 RAF unveils F-35 fighter jets with top speed of 1,200mph landing on HMS Queen Elizabeth
today 23:26 Nicola Sturgeon shamed for 'not accepting democracy' after latest independence plea
today 23:26 EU showdown: Poland's ruling party election victory could reignite judicial row with EU
today 23:26 Who Wants To Be A Millionaire: Jeremy Clarkson blasts contestant for not 'Asking the host'
today 22:50 Johnson to set out post-Brexit law and order drive in Queen's Speech
today 22:35 Celebrities shocked as Dev Griffin booted off Strictly while fans rage at 'rigged' vote
today 22:23 Husband’s coffin dropped during funeral exposing his body to hundreds of mourners
today 22:23 Girl, 4, nearly dies after contracting E.coli following trip to zoo
today 22:23 Fortnite Save the World FREE codes: Epic Games making STW free during Season 11?
today 22:23 Who Wants To Be A Millionaire: Jeremy Clarkson takes brutal swipe at Top Gear hosts
today 22:23 Andrew Marr faces ruthless backlash after accusing Priti Patel of laughing at Brexit woes
yesterday 21:35 What Tony Smith said about every Hull KR signing
yesterday 21:35 What Tony Smith said about every Hull KR signing
yesterday 21:35 'I thought I was going insane when doctors told me searing pain was in my head - but it was endometriosis'
yesterday 21:35 'I thought I was going insane when doctors told me searing pain was in my head - but it was endometriosis'
yesterday 21:32 Stuart Findlay reveals the Lawrence Shankland friendship that made Scotland debut even sweeter
yesterday 21:32 Look dapper, not drenched in this cool raincoat for less than £12
yesterday 21:20 Man stabbed to death ‘after fight in the street in London’
yesterday 21:20 Man Utd suffer injury scare as Daniel James is knocked out cold for Wales in Croatia match
yesterday 21:20 The Queen dazzles in green as she attends church in Windsor after returning from Balmoral
yesterday 21:20 Dan Walker: 'Serious shock' BBC Breakfast host on Dev and Dianne's tearful Strictly exit
yesterday 21:20 Strictly Come Dancing 2019: Dev Griffin comforts a sobbing Dianne after shock elimination
Editorials
Having once appeared moribund, social democrats now hold office in Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Denmark and Finland. 
today 23:41
Calls to push ahead with independence negotiations without a referendum were overwhelmingly rejected, in a coup for Nicola Sturgeon.
yesterday 17:23
Johnson's proposals are better than Theresa May's - but they are also more expensive.
yesterday 17:23
Blackford's speech, and the SNP's strategy, make it hard to see how a Brexit referendum can be secured in this parliament.
yesterday 16:20

Once highly prized jobs on Wall Street or in the City have lost their allure.

The pay was fantastic. There were palatial offices in the smartest locations. Every Christmas there was a bonus with five, or sometimes even six, zeros on the end of it. The lunches were spectacular, and the

yesterday 11:05

Nuclear fusion could secure unlimited clean, safe and carbon-free energy for the rest of time would be revolutionary for the world economy. Is this now within sight?

The UK government announced last week that it is to invest £220m to enable the UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) to design

2019-10-12 13:59

Welcome back. Brexit is nearing what might be its final crunch moment, as I write. As a result, you really need to book your ticket now for our Wealth Summit on 22 November.

By then, we’ll have a better idea of what deal we’re getting (if we’re getting a deal at all, for that

2019-10-12 11:53

PROTESTERS in Ecuador have released 10 captured police officers after making them bear the coffin of an indigenous rights campaigner killed during the protests.

The country is still in uproar over the neoliberal “package” imposed by President Lenin Moreno, at the behest of the

2019-10-11 21:56
It isn’t the straightforward no Westminster has come to expect from the Northern Irish party, but nor is it yet an endorsement. 
2019-10-11 21:11
Children are among the dead as the Turkish offensive enters its third day. 
2019-10-11 20:08
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