Pope Francis will face protests from child sex abuse survivors when he visits Ireland this summer, a campaigner has vowed. The Pontiff, 81, will arrive in Dublin on Saturday August 25 and will take part in the Festival of Families, a faith-based cultural concert, in Croke Park. He will also celebrate Mass at the Phoenix […]
Former Ukip leader Nigel Farage has helped dump a tray of haddock into the River Thames in a protest against the Brexit transition deal. He joined others on a Kent fishing boat for the stunt directly outside the Houses of Parliament ahead of Prime Minister’s Questions on Wednesday. Earlier, prominent Brexiteer and Tory MP Jacob […]
In her memoir, out this month, This Is Us star Chrissy Metz details the humiliation and physical abuse she suffered at the hands of her stepfather.
Leaders of more than a million NHS workers are to recommend a pay offer worth between 6.5% and 29% over three years. The proposed deal, agreed at a meeting between 14 unions and NHS employers, signals the end of the Government’s controversial public sector pay cap. Under the deal, the pay of the lowest-paid staff, […]
The parents of a 22-month-old boy who has been at the centre of a life support treatment battle have failed to persuade Supreme Court justices to consider the case. A High Court judge has ruled that doctors can stop treating Alfie Evans, against the wishes of his parents Kate James and Tom Evans, and three […]
An RAF engineer has died after a Red Arrows jet crashed in a “big fireball” at the air force’s fighter pilot training ground in north Wales. The pilot of the Hawk fast jet survived the accident at RAF Valley in Anglesey on Tuesday afternoon and is now in hospital, authorities said. Witnesses reported seeing someone […]
The Government has suffered a double defeat at the hands of peers over its move to put in place a domestic nuclear safeguards regime after leaving the European Union. The setback came as the Tory administration was accused of “playing Russian roulette” with the UK’s energy security by quitting Europe’s nuclear regulator. During report stage […]
A sixth teenager has been charged with the murder of a 19-year-old after a fracas at a party, the Met Police have said. The 17-year-old, who cannot be named because of his age, was allegedly part of a mob who chased down Lewis Blackman on February 18 following the gathering in Kensington. The new defendant […]
Former Eurovision Song Contest host and actress Katie Boyle, Lady Saunders died “peacefully at home” aged 91, her agent has said. Lady Saunders, who was married to the late producer of The Mousetrap Sir Peter Saunders, was best known for presenting the music spectacular in the 1960s and 1970s. The Italian-born British star’s career started […]
Fewer than one in five students taking up a foundation apprenticeship in a Stem subject is female, new figures have shown. Despite more than half (53.7%) of all 2017 entrants to the foundation apprenticeship programme being female, for the science, technology, engineering or maths strands female representation was 13.2%. This has risen from 8.1% for […]
The 26-year-old Trap Queen hitmaker is now proud dad to a baby boy with Lezhae Zeona who he also shares a two-year-old daughter, Zaviera Maxwell, with.
Secret recordings have captured the chief executive of under-fire data firm Cambridge Analytica boasting of the firm’s pivotal role in securing US President Donald Trump’s election victory. Captured by a Channel 4 journalist posing as a fixer for a wealthy Sri Lankan family seeking to get candidates elected, Alexander Nix claims his firm ran “all” […]
The chief executive of the controversial British data firm at the centre of allegations of electoral interference has been suspended, the company has announced. In a statement, the board of Cambridge Analytica (CA) said that Alexander Nix had been suspended “with immediate effect, pending a full, independent investigation”. It said comments by Mr Nix recorded […]