Radio host hit in face in ‘racist attack’

No arrests have been made and an investigation has been launched, the force added. Image Copyright @MaajidNawaz @MaajidNawaz Report Report Mr Nawaz is the founder of the Quilliam Foundation, a counter-extremism organisation. Finding the hero who saved me from a racist mob In September, he said he had tracked down an anonymous “hero” who was […]

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No-deal Brexit could see ops cancelled’

Brexit: MPs back May’s bid to change deal Is the NHS already finding it hard to get medicines? Pharmacists warn of a ‘surge’ in shortage of common medicines Six key questions Brexit poses for the NHS Dr Rosser, chief executive officer of the Birmingham trust, made the warning in a paper presented to the trust’s […]

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Are Brexiteers softening on May’s deal?

Rees-Mogg: Brexit deal could be ‘reformed’ PM reassures DUP on peace funding Brexit delay is ‘most likely’ – Osborne Why? Partly, it’s a reflection of what Brexiteers now in public, and behind the scenes, believe – that the argument is starting to move after weeks of pretty stale trench warfare. Government insiders, not just Brexiteers, […]

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Can pubs stand many more Dry Januarys?

Is it worth giving up alcohol for a month? January abstinence was ‘biggest ever’ “Imagine that each of these people would normally spend, say, £25 a week on alcohol,” Mr Jackman says. “We don’t have to do the maths to show you how much money the hospitality industry is set to miss out on.” Certainly […]

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British woman ‘not American footballer’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Dee Ford does not use Twitter, so his fans and abusers end up tweeting Miss Ford The chartered surveyor, from Gillingham, said the confusion began when Ford was playing for his college football team, the Auburn Tigers, in Alabama. Image copyright TWITTER Image caption Miss Ford’s following soared overnight, […]

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Mail Online web browser warning reversed

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FGM ‘being performed on UK babies’

Their comments follow the first UK conviction for FGM. The mother of a three-year-old girl was found guilty at the Old Bailey on Friday of mutilating her daughter. Her partner was acquitted. FGM includes the partial or total removal of the female external genitalia or other injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons. […]

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Missing red panda from Belfast Zoo found

Red pandas are an endangered species and slightly larger than a domestic cat. Belfast Zoo has a family of four red pandas. Sightseeing When the animal went missing, police said it was believed to be “taking in the sights of beautiful Glengormley”. They warned motorists to be vigilant as “our curious friend has not yet […]

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Thousands of bus routes ‘under threat’

Bus journeys fall by 90 million Reality Check: Does your council have to keep the buses running? Bus journeys: Your questions answered The Local Government Association (LGA), which represents councils, said that the gap between government funding for the free bus pass scheme and the actual costs has soared from £200m in 2016 to £652m […]

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What is a vote of no confidence?

Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn tabled a motion of no confidence after the crushing defeat of Theresa May’s Brexit deal by MPs. What does this mean? What is a no confidence motion? Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionLabour leader Jeremy Corbyn tables no confidence motion A vote of no confidence lets MPs decide […]

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