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Diane Abbott Hits Out Over 'Shameful' Treatment Of Windrush Generation That Took 'Unparalleled Pride In Being British'

Labour’s Diane Abbott has blasted the Government for overseeing one of the Home Office’s “biggest scandals” as she called out the “shameful” treatment of the Windrush generation who took “unparalleled pride in being British”.

The Shadow Home ...

yesterday 20:32 open_in_new
Toronto: Van 'Hits Pedestrians' In Canadian City

Several people have been injured after a van hit pedestrians in the northern part of Toronto, the city’s police force has said.

Toronto Police described a “collision” in which “numerous pedestrians have been struck by a white van” in the Yonge St and Finch ...

yesterday 19:29 open_in_new
Matt Campbell Dead: Donations On Chef’s London Marathon Fundraising Page Reach £45k

Following the sad news of Matt Campbell’s death, donations on the chef’s London Marathon fundraising page have reached over £45k.

On Monday (23 April) morning, a statement from the race organisers explained that Matt - who appeared on last year’s ...

yesterday 18:26 open_in_new
May Suffers Fresh Brexit Defeat As Lords Vote To Keep EU Rights In British Law

Theresa May has suffered a fresh Parliamentary defeat over Brexit after the House of Lords voted to keep the EU’s human rights charter in British law.

Peers voted by 316 votes to 245 for a cross-party amendment to the EU (Withdrawal) Bill that aims to retain the so-called Charter of ...

yesterday 18:26 open_in_new
First Royal Baby Pictures Captured As Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge Leave Hospital With Their Third Child

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge posed for their first public photographs with the new royal baby as they left St Mary’s Hospital in London with their third child today [Monday 23 April]. 

The couple, who welcomed a baby boy weighing 8lbs 7oz at 11.01am on 23 ...

yesterday 18:26 open_in_new
Windrush Generation Will Have Have British Citizenship Fees Waived, Amber Rudd Announces

The Windrush generation will be entitled to gain British citizenship at no cost, Amber Rudd has announced.

Speaking in the Commons on Monday afternoon, the home secretary revealed the government will waive citizenship and language tests fees in the wake of the scandal that saw people ...

yesterday 17:23 open_in_new
New Westminster Bullying Inquiry Risks Giving MPs A ‘Clean Slate’ For Past Misconduct, FDA Union Warns

An independent inquiry into bullying and harassment at Westminster risks giving guilty MPs a “clean slate” for past misconduct, the senior civil servants’ union has warned.

The First Division Association (FDA) hit out after it emerged that the new probe will not look into ...

yesterday 17:23 open_in_new
Royal Baby: Watch BBC Newsreader Simon McCoy's Underwhelmed Reaction To The News

When the news broke that the Duchess of Cambridge was in the early stages of labour on Monday morning, Sky News presenter Kay Burley was quickly on our screens providing commentary from the Lindo Wing.

“The Duchess of Cambridge has gone into labour with her third child” Kay Burley: ...

yesterday 16:20 open_in_new
RollerCoaster Tycoon Classic On Your Smartphone Is A Requirement For Everyone

Game of Phones: Every week I’ll pick a new game for iOS or Android that’s perfect for long journeys, the commute or just when you want to switch off from the outside world.

RollerCoaster Tycoon is one of the best video games ever made and you can actually play it on your ...

yesterday 16:20 open_in_new
Matt Campbell Dead: 'Masterchef: The Professionals' Judge Marcus Wareing Leads Tributes To 'Talented And Innovative' Chef

‘Masterchef: The Professionals’ judge Marcus Wareing has led the tributes to former contestant Matt Campbell, following news of his death. 

The 29-year-old chef passed away after collapsing during Sunday’s (22 April) London Marathon. 

Taking to Twitter ...

yesterday 16:20 open_in_new
Matt Smith Breaks Silence Over ‘The Crown’ Unequal Pay Revelation

Matt Smith has spoken out about the fact he was paid more than Claire Foy for ‘The Crown’, stating he supports his co-star “completely”.

Last month, one of the show’s producers revealed the former ‘Doctor Who’ star was paid more than Claire, ...

yesterday 16:20 open_in_new
Fitness

Sunday’s London Marathon was the hottest on record, with temperatures reaching a whopping 23.2 degrees - but that’s not the only thing that made this year’s race memorable.

From the firefighters who ran the 26.2 miles in full gear to raise money for communities affected ...

yesterday 15:17 open_in_new
Sourced

A Starbucks employee has launched a petition calling on her employer to ditch plastic straws.

Stephanie Muttillo, from New Jersey, said Starbucks has a duty to help tackle the growing problem of plastic waste. “I would like to see Starbucks, the company I work for, ...

yesterday 15:17 open_in_new
Sourced

A section of the London Marathon route saw an impressive 89% drop in air pollution, revealing just how much of an impact the capital’s daily traffic can have on air quality.

The figures, discovered by Global Action Plan, have come from the London Air Quality Network which is a ...

yesterday 15:17 open_in_new
UK Weather: Met Office Forecasters Predict Hail, Sleet And Snow After Mini Heatwave

After a week which saw much of the country bathed in glorious sunshine, the weather is set to turn sour once more with temperatures expected to plummet and even snow on the horizon.

Forecasters at the Met Office have warned that the Lake District, North Pennines and Scottish Highlands are ...

yesterday 14:14 open_in_new
Kanye West's Latest Yeezy Designs Are Being Compared To Play-Doh And Causing A Stir On Twitter

Yeezus, sorry I mean, Kanye West is having his moment on Twitter.

From his random motivational tweets to him introducing the latest Yeezy designs over the past weekend this has been a bumper few weeks for fans of the rapper.

Pull up in this bitch like ...

yesterday 14:14 open_in_new
Why All Sisters Can Relate To Beyoncé And Solange Being Ridiculous On Stage

A sister is the one person in the world you can be 100% your true, authentic, embarrassing self with. You’ve shared the greatest highs, the greatest lows and a whole load of baths (thanks, Mum). You’ve slid down the stairs on sofa pillows as kids, written cringe-worthy ...

yesterday 14:14 open_in_new
Hundreds Of KFC Restaurants Still Not Offering Full Menu Months After Delivery Issues

Two months after a delivery error forced two-thirds of KFC restaurants to close, it would appear things still haven’t returned to normal for the chain. In fact, less than half of its 900 UK restaurants are offering the full menu - with wraps, gravy and even salad missing in some ...

yesterday 14:14 open_in_new
Kate Middleton, Duchess Of Cambridge, Gives Birth To Royal Baby Boy

The Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to her third child. The baby boy was delivered at 11.01am today weighing 8lbs 7oz, Kensington Palace confirmed.

The prince was born three hours after it was announced the Duchess had been admitted to the private Lindo wing of St ...

yesterday 14:14 open_in_new
Kate Middleton, Duchess Of Cambridge, Gives Birth To Third Royal Baby

The Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to her third child. The baby boy was delivered at 11.01am today weighing 8lbs 7oz, Kensington Palace confirmed.

The prince was born three hours after it was announced the Duchess had been admitted to the private Lindo wing of St ...

yesterday 13:11 open_in_new
Royal Baby: After Weeks Sleeping Outside St Mary’s Hospital, The Big Day Nears For The Royalist Campers Waiting For Kate’s New Arrival

For the royalists who have spent weeks camped outside the Lindo Wing in Union Jack tents the timing could not be more perfect. As the sun rose over London on St George’s Day, it was announced that the Duchess of Cambridge had gone into labour with her third child.

And as the ...

yesterday 13:11 open_in_new