HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier heads to US to carry first aircraft

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Royal Navy American F-35s to be used for test flights but first landing is likely to be by a British pilot HMS Queen Elizabeth before setting off across the Atlantic. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA The captain of HMS Queen Elizabeth, Britain’s new aircraft carrier, warned Läs mer…

Cases of type 2 diabetes among young people rise 41% in three years

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Diabetes Leap brings calls for ministers to act to prevent so many children getting grossly obese Carbonated drinks with their sugar content represented by sugar cubes. Food manufacturers have been urged to cut the sugar in their products by 20% by 2020. Photograph: Anthony Läs mer…

Corbyn to criticise tech firms' media influence in Edinburgh speech

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Jeremy Corbyn Labour leader will give Alternative MacTaggart lecture at annual TV festival Jeremy Corbyn speaking to the media during a visit to Swindon in April. Photograph: Ben Birchall/PA Jeremy Corbyn will use an appearance at Edinburgh television festival to criticise the role of Läs mer…

Nigel Farage hits out at MPs as he joins forces with hard Brexit group

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Brexit Controversial MEP links up with Leave Means Leave to fight Theresa May’s Brexit plan Nigel Farage ‘has had more comebacks than Frank Sinatra, just without the success’, a critic said. Photograph: Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images Former Ukip leader Nigel Farage is to lend Läs mer…

The truth about cats and Trump's dogs: civil discourse needed

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Digested week Trump administration The truth about cats and Trump’s dogs: civil discourse needed Emma Brockes When Trump called Omarosa Manigault Newman a ‘dog’ on Twitter, some still managed to be shocked The man could goose-step down Pennsylvania Avenue at this stage and it Läs mer…

Northamptonshire proposes replacing councils with two unitary authorities

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Northampton Stricken Tory county council warns plan is unlikely to prove a financial panacea Northamptonshire county council has a budget shortfall of up to £70m. Photograph: Joe Giddens/PA Crisis-hit Northamptonshire’s county council and its seven district and borough councils have reluctantly proposed that they Läs mer…

Revealed: asylum seekers' 20-year wait for Home Office ruling

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Immigration and asylum Charities say making people wait two decades in abject poverty is ‘utterly barbaric’ Unable to work while their claim is processed, many asylum seekers are forced to live in cramped and squalid conditions. Photograph: Christopher Thomond for the Guardian The Home Läs mer…

Jews and Palestinians are the losers in this pointless political spat | Rachel Shabi

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Opinion Antisemitism Jews and Palestinians are the losers in this pointless political spat Rachel Shabi Finger-pointing over Jeremy Corbyn’s visit to Tunis has now spread to the Tory party. Yet all it does is provoke division More than 2,100 Palestinians died in the period Läs mer…

Armed forces doctors' IT system threatens patient safety – BMA

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Military Problems include wrong patient details appearing, work not saving and system freezes A doctor checks a patient’s blood pressure. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA Armed forces doctors have said their ability to provide a safe service is being hampered by serious problems with their IT Läs mer…

Stormy Daniels blames Celebrity Big Brother withdrawal on custody issue

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Stormy Daniels Channel 5 ‘categorically denies’ adult film star’s account of her failure to appear on the show Stormy Daniels had made claims of an affair with the US president Donald Trump. Photograph: Ringo H.W. Chiu/AP Stormy Daniels has blamed her last-minute decision to Läs mer…

Karl Buckley obituary

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Other lives Migration Karl Buckley lost his first job in the UK because his hands were too cold to hold his carpentry tools. My father, Karl Buckley, who has died aged 87, was one of the Windrush generation. He arrived in Britain in autumn Läs mer…

'He loved making people laugh': fans mourn Barry Chuckle at Yorkshire funeral

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Rotherham Chuckle Brothers fans flocked to remember one half of comedy duo, after his death age 73 Barry Elliott of the Chuckle Brothers performing at Camp Bestival in Dorset. Photograph: Geoff Moore/Rex/Shutterstock The hearse was just pulling in to Rotherham United’s football ground when Läs mer…

Smartphone-only bank Monzo eyes billion-pound valuation

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Banking London-based bank set to become fintech ‘unicorn’ after lining up $150m of funding Monzo launched with a pink prepaid debit card. Photograph: Monzo Monzo, a digital bank popular with millennials, is set to become one of the UK’s technology “unicorns” after lining up Läs mer…

Teenager detained for attempted murder of refugee in Edinburgh

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Crime Sean Gorman, 18, had pleaded guilty to racially aggravated stabbing of Syrian Shabaz Ali The judge at Edinburgh high court said the attack had caused Ali serious physical and psychological harm. Photograph: Alamy A teenager has been sentenced to seven years and nine Läs mer…

Government given two weeks to respond to Brexit legal challenge

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Brexit Group representing Britons living in EU countries argues referendum was not fair vote Theresa May’s government insists the legal action is out of time and a similar challenge has been dismissed. Photograph: Matt Dunham/PA Government lawyers have been given a two-week deadline to Läs mer…