Matt Hancock the blank made few friends when grilled over the NHS and Brexit

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The politics sketch UK news Matt the blank made few friends when grilled over the NHS and Brexit John Crace The health secretary’s no-deal contingency plans had more than a few holes in them, MPs found Matt Hancock met the health and social care Läs mer…

Russian banker loses £9m London home in legal fight with Moscow

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Russia Court rules Russian state creditors own house of Sergei Pugachev, who claims Putin wants to kill him Sergei Pugachev, who co-ran Putin’s first election campaign, claims he is now on an A-list of the president’s worst enemies. Photograph: John Schults/Reuters A Russian banker Läs mer…

Amazon opens pop-up fashion shop in central London

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Amazon Baker Street store will sell own-label items and other brands during week-long trial The products on sale at Amazon’s pop-up store will change every two days. Photograph: Amazon Amazon has opened its first British fashion store, in the form of a central London Läs mer…

A feeble response to Khashoggi’s killing | Letters

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Jamal Khashoggi A feeble response to Khashoggi’s killing The Jamal Khashoggi affair exposes a moral vacuum at the foreign office, says Michael Miller, while Tom Lynham recalls the brutal treatment of another dissident writer. Linda Rhead wants Britain to boycott Saudi Arabia now Jamal Läs mer…

May's knotty Brexit backstop problem and how it could be solved

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Brexit Brussels and Whitehall appear to be adding more tangles to an already complex situation Theresa May with the European council president, Donald Tusk, who has described the backstop as a Gordian knot. Photograph: Julien Warnand/EPA Donald Tusk, the president of the European council, Läs mer…

Welsh slate region to be nominated as Unesco world heritage site

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Wales Heritage minister says Gwynedd quarries shaped buildings across the world Penrhyn slate quarry is one of several in north-west Wales that form part of the world heritage site status nomination. Photograph: RCAHMW/PA The shattered slate quarry landscape of north-west Wales is to be Läs mer…

No 10 denies cabinet row over Brexit backstop

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Brexit Downing Street describes discussion at longer-than-usual meeting as ‘impassioned’ Theresa May was told she had to ensure that any backstop arrangements to avoid a hard border on the island of Ireland were not indefinite. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images Cabinet members held “an impassioned” Läs mer…

Uber to introduce clean air fee to all London rides

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Uber Ride-hailing app to charge extra 15p per mile to help drivers pay for electric cars One of Uber’s ‘green cars’. The firm wants all drivers in the capital to have electric cars by 2025. Photograph: Casey Gutteridge/Uber/PA Uber will charge its customers in Läs mer…

Man in Ryanair racism incident identified, police say

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; UK news Essex police have passed man’s details to Spanish authorities who are investigating Play Video 1:56 Racist incident filmed on Ryanair flight – video Police say they have identified a man who was filmed racially abusing an elderly woman on a Ryanair flight. The Läs mer…

Hard Brexit could cripple UK science, say Nobel prizewinners

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Guardian RSS https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/oct/23/hard-brexit-cripple-uk-science-nobel-scientists-may-juncker

Tommy Robinson retrial: supporters gather at Old Bailey

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; UK news Judge says referral of EDL founder’s case will allow contempt charges to be heard in proper adversarial setting Tommy Robinson, whose real name is Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, addresses supporters as he arrives at the Old Bailey. Photograph: Chris J Ratcliffe/AFP/Getty Images A judge Läs mer…

Dyson to build electric cars in Singapore, with launch planned for 2021

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Dyson Ltd British firm chose site of plant because of proximity to ‘high-growth markets’ in Asia Dyson, founded by the billionaire inventor Sir James Dyson, is developing the electric car at its research facilities in Wiltshire. Photograph: Heathcliff O’Malley/PA Dyson will build its new Läs mer…

Labour will be forced to oppose May's Brexit deal, Sadiq Khan warns EU

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Sadiq Khan London mayor sends message to bloc ahead of meeting with Michel Barnier this Friday Sadiq Khan will emphasise Labour’s opposition to the free trade deal being negotiated in Brussels. Photograph: Guy Bell/Rex/Shutterstock Sadiq Khan has sent a message to the EU that Läs mer…

Police chiefs warn of fewer officers after Treasury shrinks budgets further

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Police Fresh cuts will leave largest forces in England and Wales with officer numbers last seen in the 1970s Officers attend a Metropolitan police passing out parade for new recruits. The force has warned it will have 900 fewer officers due to the fresh Läs mer…