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Nicola Sturgeon: People ‘bonkers’ to question independence commitment

Nicola Sturgeon has said it is “bonkers” for people to question her commitment to Scottish independence as she confirmed her intention to stand in...

UK Tories refuse to suspend rape-accused MP

The UK Conservative Party is refusing to suspend a party MP reportedly under investigation over rape allegations after calls were made for the whip...

Who are the UK’s new Lords?

The UK Prime Minister’s brother Jo Johnson and cricketing star Sir Ian Botham are some of the 36 people nominated for a seat in...

Former Tory MP Charlie Elphicke guilty of sexual assaults

Married former Conservative MP Charlie Elphicke is facing the “very real possibility” of jail after being convicted of sexually assaulting two women in near-identical...

UK chief nurse says she was ‘dropped’ from briefing during Dominic Cummings storm

The UK's chief nursing officer Ruth May has confirmed she was dropped from a government press briefing at Downing St during the lockdown travel...

Acting Lib Dem leader calls for Farage to be investigated over quarantine rules

Acting Liberal Democrat leader Ed Davey has called on police to investigate whether Nigel Farage has broken quarantine rules. The former Cabinet minister has written...

Rebecca Long-Bailey sacked by UK Labour leader Keir Starmer in anti-Semitism row

Rebecca Long-Bailey has been dramatically sacked from Labour’s shadow cabinet after sharing an article containing an anti-Semitic conspiracy theory. Party leader Keir Starmer took action...

Venue for second US presidential debate switched to Florida

The non-partisan commission that sponsors the formal election year presidential debates has announced that an October debate that had been set for Michigan will...

Keir Starmer calls on PM to urge Donald Trump to ‘respect human rights’

Keir Starmer has called on Boris Johnson to urge Donald Trump to “respect human rights and the fundamental democratic right to peaceful protest” following...

British MPs to return to Westminster after virtual proceedings dropped

MPs will return to Westminster on Tuesday after the British Government dropped virtual proceedings, despite concerns shielding politicians will be unable to attend. A hybrid...

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UK nosedives into largest recession on record

Britain has officially entered into the largest recession on record after figures showed the pandemic sent the economy plunging by 20.4 per cent between...

One feared dead after train derails in Scotland

At least one person is feared to have died and serious injuries have been reported after a train derailed in Aberdeenshire, Scotland amid heavy...

New Zealand scrambles to find source of new virus infections

Health authorities in New Zealand were scrambling on Wednesday to trace the source of a new outbreak of the coronavirus as the nation’s largest...

Barack Obama says Biden has ‘nailed’ his VP pick with Harris

Former president Barack Obama has hailed his former vice president’s running mate selection of Kamala Harris, saying “Joe Biden nailed this decision”. “By choosing Senator...

Ghislaine Maxwell calls on judge to improve prison conditions

British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell says Jeffrey Epstein’s suicide last year is to blame for the conditions she faces in jail while awaiting trial. Through her...
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