Brexit: MPs debate fresh attempt to block autumn no-deal prorogation - live news

Brexit: MPs debate fresh attempt to block autumn no-deal prorogation – live news

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments, including MPs’ vote on move intended to stop next PM proroguing parliament for no-deal Brexit Gauke could back rebel move to stop PM proroguing parliament Boris Johnson’s no-deal Brexit threat risks being ignored by the EU 12.45pm BST Justine Greening, the Tory former education secretary, says MPs should […]

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Brexit news: Britain hits back at EU chief over 'Dad's Army' Brexit team attack | UK | News

Brexit news: Britain hits back at EU chief over ‘Dad’s Army’ Brexit team attack | UK | News

Brexit minister Martin Callanan urged Frans Timmermans, the European Commission’s first vice-president, to cut out the “childish insults” ahead of the crunch Brexit talks ahead. Last night it emerged that Mr Timmermans had compared Britain’s Brexit negotiators to bumbling Dad’s Army character Lance Corporal Jones. He claimed he was left “shocked” by their approach and […]

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Serial stalker who boasted about fictional 'wild sex life' ruined couple's lives

Serial stalker who boasted about fictional ‘wild sex life’ ruined couple’s lives

A couple have spoken out about a stalker’s ‘relentless’ four-year vendetta against them. Jill Sharp tormented Maggie and Steve Paton, from Livingston, Scotland, with death threats and lies over Facebook . Sharp used a fake account to hound the couple, while at the same time pretending to be Maggie’s best friend in person, the Daily […]

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Bernadette Wren, head of clinical psychology at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust which runs the service in London, said parents are researching the subject online and taking advice from internet forums and transgender lobby groups

Parents are encouraging children as young as three to change gender without consulting specialists

Parents are encouraging children as young as three to change gender without consulting specialists, experts warn Dr Bernadette Wren said parents are researching the subject on internet forums In 2018, 2,590 children were referred to Gender Identity Development Service  Referrals to English specialist clinic for children almost doubled in four years  By Eleanor Hayward For The […]

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It's been millennials vs boomers for too long: it's time to start blaming Generation X | Nick Evershed | Opinion

It’s been millennials vs boomers for too long: it’s time to start blaming Generation X | Nick Evershed | Opinion

It’s time to start blaming generation X for things. In the generational wars, people are sorted into two separate but equally important groups: millennials (aka Gen Y) and baby boomers (aka boomers). This has become something of a meme to the point where, strangely, anyone who is older and in a position of power is […]

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Brexit news: Tory leadership favourite Boris Johnson allays no deal fears on ITV Peston | UK | News

Brexit news: Tory leadership favourite Boris Johnson allays no deal fears on ITV Peston | UK | News

Amid some speculation among prominent Remainers of the consequences pf a no deal Brexit, Mr Johnson has insisted that if the UK does leave the EU without a deal, his Government will be able to cope with any potential ramifications. Asked to present his plan on Peston, Mr Johnson insisted that his Government will provide […]

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Twelve arrested in Ayia Napa 'over alleged rape' of British woman

Twelve arrested in Ayia Napa ‘over alleged rape’ of British woman

Twelve Israelis have been detained in Cyprus after a 19-year-old British woman alleged she had been raped in the resort town of Ayia Napa, police said. It is unclear how many suspects are implicated in the case, according to a police official who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorised to speak publicly […]

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Meghan Markle fans in baby excitement as expert predicts second royal arrival

Meghan Markle fans in baby excitement as expert predicts second royal arrival

Megan Markle fans have gone wild with baby excitement after a royal expert said the Duchess could soon be announcing baby number two. The Duke and Duchess, who welcomed baby Archie in May, have a busy schedule ahead this autumn as they head back to royal duties. But as well as their planned official visit […]

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Tory leadership debate - live: Boris Johnson brandishes kipper on stage as he declares May's Brexit deal ‘defunct' at final hustings

Tory leadership debate – live: Boris Johnson brandishes kipper on stage as he declares May’s Brexit deal ‘defunct’ at final hustings

What would Mr Johnson do to teach children to manage money?   “Clearly we are not doing enough,” he says. “Of course, the answer is better education in both primary and secondary.”   Mr Johnson adds that he plans to boost schools funding. He pledges to consider specifically with a future education secretary the point […]

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Sam Connor, 14 (pictured left with his mother Christine and his brother James) died yesterday when he lay down in front on a train at Chertsey railway station in front of horrified classmates

Sam Connor: First pictures of Chertsey boy killed by train in front of classmates

The family of ‘bullied’ schoolboy Sam Connor have told of their devastation after their ‘sensitive little soul’ lay down on tracks and was killed by a rush-hour train. The tragic 14-year-old, who was struck by the train in front of 50 of his horrified classmates, was described as ‘a nice kid with a good sense […]

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