Brexit deal referendum backed by Labour’s Diane Abbott in letter to constituents

Shadow Home Secretary Diane Abbott has told constituents in letters this month she would fight “for the right of the electorate” for a referendum on the final Brexit...

NHS makes undisclosed settlement to Richard Branson’s Virgin Care after legal dispute

The NHS has settled a legal dispute with private healthcare group Virgin Care for an undisclosed amount.  The Labour Party said it was “scandalous” that the NHS had to defend a legal...

There are stirrings of hope in the Gaza Strip

Over recent weeks the early signs that Gaza’s isolation may finally be coming to an end has given a wary and weary civilian population the stirrings...

Court rejects bid to block Donald Trump from appointing interim consumer watchdog director

President Donald Trump has scored a victory in the battle for control of the nation's top consumer financial watchdog, with a federal judge refusing to block...

Sellafield nuclear site workers to strike over pay

Thousands of workers at the Sellafield nuclear site will go on strike on Wednesday in separate disputes over pay. Site workers and catering staff in the GMB...

Government oversight failings allowed ‘staggering mishandling’ of confidential NHS patient information, say MPs

The Government and NHS England have been heavily criticised by MPs for major “failures in oversight” which led to nearly a million letters, including care plans and test...

Bosnian war crimes suspect ‘drinks poison’ during trial at The Hague

A UN court has suspended an appeals hearing after suspect Slobodan Praljak claims to have drunk poison after hearing the verdict.  Praljak is one of six former Bosnian Croat...

UK retail prices drop for third consecutive month

Shop prices in the UK edged down by an annual 0.1 per cent for the third month in a row during November, according to a survey...

Kenya: Police teargas opposition leader as swearing-in for President Kenyatta masks fragility of ‘98%’...

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta was sworn in for a second term on Tuesday, shortly before riot police teargassed the convoy of opposition leader Raila Odinga, who...

Pound sterling jumps on reports of UK-EU agreement on Brexit divorce bill

The pound has spiked against the dollar in the wake of a report that the UK and the EU have agreed a deal over the UK's...

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