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May will ‘give everything she’s got’ to get Brexit plan through, says Leadsom
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The Leader of the House of Commons, Andrea Leadsom has said it was "perfectly reasonable" that the prime minister would come back to parliament with a plan B if she lost the Brexit meaningful vote on Tuesday. MPs voted in favour of an amendment, brought by Dominic Grieve, that demands Theresa May re [...]
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Priory faces large fine after death of Amy El-Keria, 14
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The Priory is facing a fine of millions of pounds for breaching health and safety laws after a 14-year-old girl with a history of suicide attempts hanged herself in its care. Amy El-Keria was found in her room at Ticehurst House in East Sussex in November 2012 while receiving treatment at the Prior [...]
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Driver arrested after 27 suspected migrants found in back of lorry on M6
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A lorry driver is being questioned after 27 suspected migrants were found in the back of his vehicle on the M6. Some of the group fled from the vehicle but were detained by officers before being given a medical assessment and transferred to immigration officials for interview. The 42-year-old driver [...]
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Meghan’s first royal patronage revealed by mistake
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The Duchess of Sussex’s first royal patronage was accidentally revealed a day early by the National Theatre. A post on the “what’s on” section of the venue’s website came on Wednesday, the day before it is believed the official announcement was due to be made. A screenshot taken by The Tel [...]
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Theresa May defeated in crucial amendment vote as second debate begins on her Brexit plan
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MPs have backed an amendment demanding the Government return within three sitting days with a new Brexit plan if it is defeated in next week's crunch vote on the Prime Minister's deal. Wednesday's vote was the second damaging Commons defeat within 24 hours for Theresa May. The House voted by 308 to [...]
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Car recovered in hunt for killers of Jayden Moodie, 14, rammed off moped and stabbed to death
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Police investigating the death of a 14-year-old boy who was rammed off his moped and killed in a targeted attack in east London have recovered a car thought to have been involved in the incident. Earlier on Wednesday, police named the boy killed as Jayden Moodie. The schoolboy was rammed off the mop [...]
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‘Was my dad a paedophile?’
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Lesley's father was targeted by "paedophile hunters", and took his own life only days later. At least eight men have killed themselves in the UK after being labelled child sex offenders on social media by so-called paedophile hunters, the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire programme has found. One of them [...]
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Film review: Destroyer
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Nicole Kidman plays a badly behaved alcoholic detective in a grim new crime thriller. But the more despicable she is, the more you care about her, writes Nicholas Barber. Karyn Kusama’s moody Los Angeles cop thriller, Destroyer, is destined to be remembered as the film in which one of Hollywood’ [...]
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Who decides what is cool?
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The most powerful tastemakers are rebellious and idealistic. Cameron Laux on the arbiters who influence what we wear and how we live. It was once largely the job of a handful of glossy print magazines to be the arbiters of taste in fashion. But now that the style commentators have dispersed into in [...]
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Australian PM in shoe Photoshop fail
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Scott Morrison laughs off the discovery of a poorly doctored portrait on his website. Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has laughed off a Photoshop fail found in a portrait that was on his website. The photo of Mr Morrison and his family showed the prime minister wearing rather suspicious-loo [...]
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UN ‘considers Saudi woman a refugee’
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Rahaf al-Qunun, 18, refused to board a flight from Bangkok and barricaded herself in her hotel room. A Saudi woman who fled her family and refused to leave a Bangkok hotel has been declared a legitimate refugee by the UN, the Australian government says. Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, 18, refused to board [...]
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South Korea porn site co-founder jailed
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The woman's site, sora.net, hosted thousands of illegal videos, including revenge porn. A co-founder of one of South Korea's largest pornography websites has been sentenced to four years in prison by a court in Seoul. The woman, surnamed Song, was found guilty of aiding and abetting the distri [...]
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Australia v Sri Lanka: Will Pucovski given first call-up, Shaun & Mitchell Marsh out
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Australia name uncapped batsman Will Pucovski in their Test squad to play Sri Lanka, while Shaun and Mitchell Marsh are left out. Australia have named uncapped batsman Will Pucovski in their Test squad to play Sri Lanka, while brothers Shaun and Mitchell Marsh have been left out. Pucovski, 20, has o [...]
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PSG out of French League Cup, Thierry Henry’s Monaco progress
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Unbeaten Ligue 1 leaders and holders Paris St-Germain suffer a shock French League Cup exit against the top-flight's bottom side Guingamp. Unbeaten Ligue 1 leaders and holders Paris St-Germain suffered a shock French League Cup exit against the top-flight's bottom side Guingamp. Having missed one ea [...]
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Manchester City 9-0 Burton Albion: Gabriel Jesus scores four in Carabao Cup semi-final
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Irresistible Manchester City score nine goals as they thrash League One Burton Albion in the first leg of their Carabao Cup semi-final. Irresistible Manchester City scored nine goals as they thrashed Burton Albion with an incredible display of attacking football in the first leg of their Carabao Cup [...]
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World’s richest man Jeff Bezos divorces
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The Amazon CEO and novelist wife, MacKenzie, married for 25 years, release the news on Twitter. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie, are to divorce after a 25-year marriage. The pair announced the move in a joint statement on Wednesday on Twitter. "After a long period of loving exploration [...]
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