Tag Archives: The Guardian

Labour MP Clive Lewis apologises for 'get on your knees' comment

Labour Female MPs criticised MP for the language he used at a fringe event during the Labour party conference Clive Lewis, who has apologised after a video emerged in which he made derogatory comments. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Labour Labour MP Clive Lewis apologises for ‘get on your knees’ comment Female MPs criticised MP for the language he used at a ...

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UK may consider electric vehicle subsidy to increase cycling

UK news Roads minister Jesse Norman says government could push councils to do more to fight pollution and inactive living Other e-transport proposals include using electric cargo bikes to deliver packages from internet retailers rather than vans. Photograph: Rex/Shutterstock UK news UK may consider electric vehicle subsidy to increase cycling Roads minister Jesse Norman says government could push councils to ...

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UK budget deficit narrows to lowest level September since 2007

Budget deficit Inflation-fuelled rise in VAT receipts cheers chancellor ahead of budget but analysts warn of OBR cut in forecasts and further Brexit uncertainty Analysts say the improvement in public finances is largely down to rising inflation, which raised the price of goods in the shops, thus boosting VAT receipts. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Budget deficit UK budget deficit narrows to ...

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David Blaine accused of raping model in London in 2004

David Blaine Met police confirm allegation of rape under investigation after Natasha Prince claimed magician assaulted her when she was 21 David Blaine performing a magic trick at the Empire State Building in 2014. His lawyer said he ‘vehemently denies’ the allegation made by Natasha Prince. Photograph: Noam Galai/WireImage David Blaine David Blaine accused of raping model in London in ...

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Elsie Scully-Hicks jury hears 999 calls by father accused of her murder

UK news CPS releases recordings of calls made by Matthew Scully-Hicks on day Elsie allegedly suffered fatal injuries and two months earlier Matthew Scully-Hicks is accused of killing Elsie two weeks after he and Craig Scully-Hicks formally adopted the 18-month-old. He denies murder. Photograph: David Cheskin/PA UK news Elsie Scully-Hicks jury hears 999 calls by father accused of her murder ...

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Home Office reverses decision to make stroke victim's wife leave UK

Immigration and asylum Leah Waterman was earlier told she must return to Philippines, leaving severely disabled husband to care for children Leah and Simon Waterman with their children, Kimi and Bryce. Photograph: Family Immigration and asylum Home Office reverses decision to make stroke victim’s wife leave UK Leah Waterman was earlier told she must return to Philippines, leaving severely disabled ...

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UK woman arrested on suspicion of murdering three-year-old girl

UK news Hampshire police attended address in Fordingbridge on Thursday night after report of a ‘concern for welfare’ Hampshire police are making inquiries into the circumstance of the child’s death. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA UK news UK woman arrested on suspicion of murdering three-year-old girl Hampshire police attended address in Fordingbridge on Thursday night after report of a ‘concern for welfare’ ...

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Storm Brian thunders towards south coast of England

Weather Met Office issues yellow warnings for wind across southern and western coast of England from Saturday morning Black clouds over north London on Friday. Photograph: Dinendra Haria/REX/Shutterstock Weather Storm Brian thunders towards south coast of England Met Office issues yellow warnings for wind across southern and western coast of England from Saturday morning Britain is braced for Brian, the ...

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Trump erroneously links UK crime rise with 'spread of Islamic terror'

Donald Trump In latest Twitter outburst US president makes terror link even though annual crime figures record all police-recorded offences Donald Trump: ‘United Kingdom crime rises 13% annually amid spread of Radical Islamic terror. Not good.’ Photograph: Getty Images Donald Trump Trump incorrectly links UK crime rise with ‘spread of Islamic terror’ In latest Twitter outburst US president makes terror ...

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Everton to give life ban to fan who attacked Lyon player while holding child

Everton • Everton also lodge complaint with police over supporter’s conduct• Merseyside police looking into violence at Europa League match Play Video 0:31 Everton and Lyon players involved in mass brawl – video Everton Everton to give life ban to fan who attacked Lyon player while holding child • Everton also lodge complaint with police over supporter’s conduct• Merseyside police ...

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