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Back another EU referendum, Sir Vince Cable tells Theresa May

Back another EU referendum, Sir Vince Cable tells Theresa May

Media captionI’m going to be around for quite a long time – Cable Theresa May should “shock us all” and back a referendum on the Brexit deal she strikes with Brussels, Sir Vince Cable will tell his party conference. The Lib Dem leader will say he is “starting to feel sorry” for Mrs May who […]

Westminster inquest: MP told to stop giving CPR to stabbed PC

Westminster inquest: MP told to stop giving CPR to stabbed PC

Image copyright PA Image caption MP Tobias Ellwood rushed to the aid of PC Keith Palmer after the attack An MP who fought to save the life of PC Keith Palmer during last year’s Westminster terror attack has told an inquest how a doctor ordered him to stop giving CPR. Tobias Ellwood rushed to help […]

Brexit: Theresa May says it’s Chequers or no deal

Brexit: Theresa May says it’s Chequers or no deal

Image caption Theresa May phones EU commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker Theresa May has told the BBC that MPs will have a choice between her proposed deal with the EU – or no deal at all. She was also critical of a plan by Brexiteers to resolve the Irish border issue, saying it would create a […]

Duchess of Sussex launches cookbook for Grenfell

Duchess of Sussex launches cookbook for Grenfell

Image copyright Reuters The Duchess of Sussex has launched her first solo project as a royal – a cookbook in support of Grenfell families and others. Meghan has written the foreword to a recipe book produced by cooks at the Hubb Community Kitchen, based near the tower in west London. The duchess has been working […]

Woman, 73, died ‘after being bitten by police dog’

Woman, 73, died ‘after being bitten by police dog’

Image caption Irene Collins was attacked by the dog in the kitchen of her home A woman died after she was attacked by a police dog that was searching her garden for a suspected drug dealer, an inquest heard. Irene Collins, 73, had allowed officers to search her Middlesbrough property for the man in July […]

Deaths spiked during UK heatwave

Deaths spiked during UK heatwave

Image copyright Getty Images There was a spike in deaths in England at the start of this summer’s heatwave, new data reveals. But statisticians say it is too early to tell how many of them can be attributed directly to the heat. On 25 and 26 June, when temperatures soared, there were 259 more deaths […]

Brexit: PM says ‘it’s either my deal or no deal’

Brexit: PM says ‘it’s either my deal or no deal’

Image copyright BBC/PA Image caption The PM says her Chequers plan is the viable option for a deal – Boris Johnson sees it as a “constitutional abomination” Theresa May has told the BBC that MPs will have a choice between her proposed deal with the EU – or no deal at all. In an interview […]

Decades of sex abuse uncovered at Rhu children’s home

Decades of sex abuse uncovered at Rhu children’s home

Image caption Dozens of people have told BBC Scotland they were abused at the home Decades of physical cruelty and child sex abuse allegations at a children’s home in Argyll have been uncovered by a BBC investigation. The claims centre around Lagarie Children’s Home in Rhu, Argyll, run by the Sailors’ Society charity. More than […]

Labour calls for ban on early foetus gender test

Labour calls for ban on early foetus gender test

Image copyright Getty Images Labour is calling for a ban on parents-to-be being told the sex of their baby after early blood tests, amid fears it may lead to abortions of girls. The Non-Invasive Prenatal Test (NIPT) is used by the NHS to test for genetic conditions, but people can pay for it privately to […]

Luton street brawl leaves several injured

Luton street brawl leaves several injured

Image caption Police said officers were at the scene around Saxon Road, Biscott Road and Blenheim Crescent in Luton Seven people are being treated in hospital – one of whom is in a critical condition – after a brawl in Luton, police have said. The Bedfordshire force tweeted to say officers were called to Saxon […]