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Lawyer accused of being Chinese spy used as ‘political football’, tribunal told

Lawyer accused of being Chinese spy used as ‘political football’, tribunal told

Lawyer accused of being Chinese spy used as ‘political football’, tribunal told

18 June 2024

Christine Lee said she believes MI5 issued an interference alert about her to ‘serve the interests of the Conservative party’.


Farage’s Reform UK consults lawyers over candidate vetting firm

Farage’s Reform UK consults lawyers over candidate vetting firm

Farage’s Reform UK consults lawyers over candidate vetting firm

18 June 2024

Reform leader Nigel Farage and chairman Richard Tice hit out at the company they hired to scrutinise the party’s would-be MPs.


England fan in court after Euro 2024 trouble in Germany

England fan in court after Euro 2024 trouble in Germany

England fan in court after Euro 2024 trouble in Germany

18 June 2024

Gordon Thomas, believed to be a Bolton Wanderers fan, is facing a three-year Football Banning Order


BBC adds Question Time show with Reform after Farage complaints over exclusion

BBC adds Question Time show with Reform after Farage complaints over exclusion

BBC adds Question Time show with Reform after Farage complaints over exclusion

18 June 2024

The broadcaster said the additional programme reflects the fact that ‘support for Reform UK has been growing’.


Queen patron of Abbey building work which will allow public to enter like royals

Queen patron of Abbey building work which will allow public to enter like royals

Queen patron of Abbey building work which will allow public to enter like royals

18 June 2024

The King Charles III Sacristy – a £13 million entrance lobby – will give Westminster Abbey tourists the chance to step through the Great West Door.


Beer duty freeze important for hospitality, Sir Keir Starmer says

Beer duty freeze important for hospitality, Sir Keir Starmer says

Beer duty freeze important for hospitality, Sir Keir Starmer says

18 June 2024

The Labour leader signalled he was supportive of the alcohol duty freeze.


Boris Johnson’s support ‘will make a difference’ to Conservatives, says Sunak

Boris Johnson’s support ‘will make a difference’ to Conservatives, says Sunak

Boris Johnson’s support ‘will make a difference’ to Conservatives, says Sunak

18 June 2024

The former prime minister has been photographed on holiday in Sardinia, but has endorsed candidates in co-ordination with the Tory campaign.


Ukrainian refugee, 14, ‘may have lost edge of sea wall before falling to death’

Ukrainian refugee, 14, ‘may have lost edge of sea wall before falling to death’

Ukrainian refugee, 14, ‘may have lost edge of sea wall before falling to death’

18 June 2024

Schoolgirl Albina Yevko was found unconscious on Dawlish beach, Devon, on March 4 2023.


Inflation set to return to 2% target for first time in almost three years

Inflation set to return to 2% target for first time in almost three years

Inflation set to return to 2% target for first time in almost three years

18 June 2024

Most analysts are forecasting official figures will show the Consumer Prices Index (CPI) dropping to 2% in May, down from 2.3% in April.


Minister ‘honoured’ to be recognised by King for support following Queen’s death

Minister ‘honoured’ to be recognised by King for support following Queen’s death

Minister ‘honoured’ to be recognised by King for support following Queen’s death

18 June 2024

Rev Kenneth MacKenzie, the minister at Crathie Kirk near Balmoral, has been made a Lieutenant of the Royal Victorian Order.


Broker paid wife’s life insurance up to date before her murder, court told

Broker paid wife’s life insurance up to date before her murder, court told

Broker paid wife’s life insurance up to date before her murder, court told

18 June 2024

Robert denies the murder of his wife and is on trial.


Generative AI threatens memory of the Holocaust, report warns

Generative AI threatens memory of the Holocaust, report warns

Generative AI threatens memory of the Holocaust, report warns

18 June 2024

A new Unesco report warns that AI could distort the historical record of the Holocaust and fuel antisemitism.


Fact check: Changing Bank interest payments could save £11.5bn, estimate shows

Fact check: Changing Bank interest payments could save £11.5bn, estimate shows

Fact check: Changing Bank interest payments could save £11.5bn, estimate shows

18 June 2024

Several economists have spoken positively about changes to reduce the amount the Bank of England pays in interest on quantitative easing reserves.


Joey Barton to pay Jeremy Vine £75,000 to settle High Court libel claim

Joey Barton to pay Jeremy Vine £75,000 to settle High Court libel claim

Joey Barton to pay Jeremy Vine £75,000 to settle High Court libel claim

18 June 2024

Mr Barton was being sued by Mr Vine for libel and harassment over a series of social media posts.


Birth of wildcat kittens in Kent wildlife park sparks hope for rarest UK mammal

Birth of wildcat kittens in Kent wildlife park sparks hope for rarest UK mammal

Birth of wildcat kittens in Kent wildlife park sparks hope for rarest UK mammal

18 June 2024

Wildwood Trust said the litter were born about nine weeks ago in a dedicated off-show breeding enclosure, to parents Talla and Blair.


King and Queen wished racegoers best of luck in chasing ‘thrill of Ascot winner’

King and Queen wished racegoers best of luck in chasing ‘thrill of Ascot winner’

King and Queen wished racegoers best of luck in chasing ‘thrill of Ascot winner’

18 June 2024

The late Queen was a passionate owner and breeder of thoroughbreds, and had more than 20 Royal Ascot winners during her 70-year reign.


Change in Scotland a ‘two-stage process’, says Sarwar

Change in Scotland a ‘two-stage process’, says Sarwar

Change in Scotland a ‘two-stage process’, says Sarwar

18 June 2024

The Scottish Labour leader has published his party’s manifesto.


Workers at steel giant Tata launch work to rule and overtime ban

Workers at steel giant Tata launch work to rule and overtime ban

Workers at steel giant Tata launch work to rule and overtime ban

18 June 2024

Tata is switching to a greener form of production at Port Talbot in south Wales, which needs fewer workers.


CPS upholds decision not to charge Stephen Lawrence murder probe officers

CPS upholds decision not to charge Stephen Lawrence murder probe officers

CPS upholds decision not to charge Stephen Lawrence murder probe officers

18 June 2024

The Crown Prosecution Service said it will not be bringing criminal charges against four Metropolitan Police officers involved in the case.


Company insolvencies fall in May amid uptick in business confidence

Company insolvencies fall in May amid uptick in business confidence

Company insolvencies fall in May amid uptick in business confidence

18 June 2024

Experts said the fall last month reflects improving trading conditions over first half of 2024.


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