Brexit: Theresa May’s approval ratings with Tory members hit record low, survey suggests – live news | Politics

Theresa May was due to be holding her first PMQs today since the Easter recess. Before the break she told MPs that they should use the holiday to consider their “national duty” and reflect on how they might find a solution to the Brexit impasse. That wish does not seem to have been fulfilled, but […]

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Brexit news: Galloway reveals why he has NO CHOICE but to support Brexit Party | UK | News

Brexit news: Galloway reveals why he has NO CHOICE but to support Brexit Party | UK | News

The UK was granted a Brexit delay until October 31, meaning Britain could be set to take part in the European elections if Prime Minister Theresa May cannot get her Brexit deal through the Commons before voting takes place. Mr Galloway, a former Labour MP, insisted he would be unable to support Labour’s Blairites who […]

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Mum's anger after £4 squishy cat explodes in son's face on flight to Lanzarote

Mum’s anger after £4 squishy cat explodes in son’s face on flight to Lanzarote

A worried mum is warning other parents of unsafe children’s toys after her son’s squishy cat blew up in his face on a Thomas Cook flight. Mother-of-two Stephanie Harding, 32, bought her son, Max, seven, a pink toy from Paperchase inside Manchester Airport’s duty free. Three hours into the flight to Lanzarote, the toy exploded […]

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Glynis Stanning, 67 (pictured outside London

Lord of the Manor tries to stop pensioner building four luxury homes in Gerrards Cross High Court

Glynis Stanning, 67 (pictured outside London’s High Court) wants to demolish her £2million home in Gerrards Cross and build four new ones on the surrounding common A wealthy pensioner has been forced into a legal battle with the ‘Lord of the Manor’ who is using a medieval by-law to block her multi-million pound housing development […]

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Virgin Trains calls for airline-style fares and seating for all | Business

Virgin Trains has called for a new national rail ticketing system with airline-style fares and reserved seats for every passenger on long distance services, ending the current practice that can involve standing for extended periods. The firm, which has run the west coast line – the UK’s biggest intercity service, since privatisation in 1997, also […]

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Donald Trump’s UK state visit triggers BACKLASH from MPs - ‘NOT WELCOME!’ | UK | News

Donald Trump’s UK state visit triggers BACKLASH from MPs – ‘NOT WELCOME!’ | UK | News

MPs were furious at the announcement the US President was visiting Britain to meet with the Queen and Theresa May early June, accusing the American of “misogynism, racism and xenophobia”. The motion to get the visit scheduled for June 3-5 banned is not legally binding and called an Early Day Motion, or EDM. It is […]

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Trump baby blimp to return for UK state visit, as protesters consider new hot air balloon five times the size

Trump baby blimp to return for UK state visit, as protesters consider new hot air balloon five times the size

Anti-Trump activists have revealed the Donald Trump baby blimp will fly over London once again this summer in protest against the US president’s state visit to the UK. The six-metre-high balloon – depicting Mr Trump as an orange, nappy-wearing infant – was first hoisted in Parliament Square during his visit to Britain last year and […]

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'Loch Ness Monster' spotted in the Bristol Channel by pub-goers

‘Loch Ness Monster’ spotted in the Bristol Channel by pub-goers

A huge creature resembling the Loch Ness Monster has been spotted in the Bristol Channel. The water-based beast, which is usually said to reside in Loch Ness in the Scottish Highlands, has supposedly been seen in the West Country estuary. Seeing as Loch Ness feeds into the sea at Fort William and Inverness, there are […]

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Theresa May fails to attend meeting with teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg

Theresa May fails to attend meeting with teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg

Teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg left an empty chair for Theresa May after the prime minister failed to join a meeting with other party leaders. As Extinction Rebellion protesters gathered noisily again outside parliament, Jeremy Corbyn told the 16-year-old Swedish schoolgirl: “Well done for what you have done.” Organisers of the get-together – which took […]

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The fire covered hillside above the village of Uppermill near Oldham, Greater Manchester in huge flames which engulfed land dangerously close to nearby houses which it

Drone footage reveals devastation on Manchester moorland after wildfires tore through UK countryside

This spectacular drone footage show the devastation left behind by a raging fire on Easter Monday.  The fire covered hillside above the village of Uppermill near Oldham, Greater Manchester in huge flames which engulfed land dangerously close to nearby houses. Smoke could be seen filling the air as the skies turned a deep shade of […]

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