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Brexit petition to revoke article 50 exceeds 5m signatures

Call to put brakes on UK’s EU exit is most popular petition ever on parliament websiteThe petition asking the British government to revoke article 50 and reconsider its plan to exit the European Union has passed the 5m-signature mark, following a massive demonstration in London on Saturday.As of 11pm on Sunday, 5.3m people had signed the petition, making it the most popular to have been submitted to the parliament website. The previous highest total of 4,150,260 was for a 2016 petition calling f...
Tags: Brexit, Foreign policy, Article 50, Politics, UK news, European Union, House of Commons, Europe, World news


Figges Marsh 'shooting': Woman and child, 11, among injured

Police are trying to trace a group of people seen in Figges Marsh, London, before reports of shots being fired.


Richard Branson calls for new Brexit vote. UK is 'close to the full-scale disaster'

Richard Branson is joining those calling for a new popular vote on whether or not the UK should leave the EU.


San Marino 0-2 Scotland: Alex McLeish booed despite win

Scotland boss Alex McLeish is booed as his side labour to a Euro 2020 qualifying win over minnows San Marino.


Christchurch mosque shootings: Attack 'could have happened in UK'

Finsbury Park imam Mohammed Mahmoud was speaking to the BBC from New Zealand.


Pinner stabbing: Shop worker killed during robbery

Police described the attack as a "violent robbery that escalated".


Brexit: Ministers back Theresa May amid reports of 'coup'

The chancellor, the Brexit secretary and the PM's de facto deputy say she can still get her withdrawal deal through.


Second Brexit referendum 'deserves to be considered,' senior UK minister says

One of Theresa May's most senior Cabinet ministers has raised the prospect of a second referendum to break the Brexit deadlock, as speculation over the future of the beleaguered UK prime minister and her twice-defeated divorce bill reaches fever pitch.


Driver stranded at high tide on Holy Island causeway

The man had attempted to drive across in a campervan an hour after the safe crossing time ended.


Mum begs thief for daughter's lock of hair from stolen bag

Kirsty Baldwin said the lock of hair was "all we had left" of her two-year-old daughter who died.


European Union: Impact Of UK's Temporary Tariff Regime On Life Sciences - Arnold & Porter

The UK Government published today details of the temporary tariff regime that will apply from 11pm on 29 March 2019 if the UK leaves the European Union (EU)


Senior UK minister: Second Brexit vote deserves to be considered

One of Theresa May's most senior cabinet ministers has raised the prospect of a second referendum to break the Brexit deadlock, as speculation over the future of the beleaguered UK prime minister and her twice-defeated divorce bill reaches fever pitch.


Second Brexit vote 'deserves to be considered,' senior UK minister says

One of Theresa May's most senior cabinet ministers has raised the prospect of a second referendum to break the Brexit deadlock, as speculation over the future of the beleaguered UK prime minister and her twice-defeated divorce bill reaches fever pitch.


Murder inquiry as man stabbed to death in Pinner

The man was found stabbed to death in a property in Pinner, north-west London, at about 06:00 GMT.


Brexit: Theresa May urged to quit to help deal pass

Senior Tories may back the PM's deal if they know she will not lead the next stage of EU negotiations.


Britons tell of 'frightening' Norway cruise ship rescue

Some 200 Britons are rescued as a cruise ship is stranded off the Norwegian coast.


The Great Escape remembered 75 years on

Only three Allied prisoners managed to escape the German PoW camp, 50 were executed.


Man found stabbed to death in Pinner

The man was found stabbed to death in a property in Pinner, north-west London, at about 06:00 GMT.


Hi-de-high-end: how Butlin’s has climbed from camp to resort

Once known for its grim 1950s chalets, the UK chain is pouring millions into waterparks and hoping to wipe away decades of snobberyFor decades it was famous for contests to find the knobbliest knees and most glamorous grandmothers. But in recent years visitors to Britain’s best-known holiday camps have been more likely to drink champagne and luxuriate in spas. (The grannies were dispatched long ago, along with fluorescent yellow plastic palm trees.)Now, as it eyes a potential market among the gr...
Tags: UK news, Family holidays, Travel, Skegness holidays, United Kingdom holidays, England holidays, Europe holidays


UK’s Theresa May faces pressure to step down to save Brexit

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May is facing increased pressure from her own Conservative Party to either resign or to set a date for stepping down in order to build support for her Brexit plan. British media reported Sunday that senior party figures were urging May to recognize her weakened political position and […]
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Newspaper headlines: 'Cabinet coup' and speedboat killer 'to return to UK'

Sunday's newspapers focus on Theresa May's leadership and possible moves to replace her.


Historic royal visit to Cuba at odds with US stance

Royal visits overseas always attract a great deal of scrutiny, but none in recent memory has been quite as politically sensitive and potentially inflammatory towards the UK's closest ally than this one.


Brexit: May urged to quit to help deal pass

Senior Tories may back the PM's deal if they know she will not lead the next stage of EU negotiations.


What's going on with the UK economy?

Employment is soaring but growth is tepid, so what should we make of the state of the UK economy?


Road sign cleaner who went viral overwhelmed at response

Dutch DJ Tiesto is among hundreds of people on social media calling for a knighthood for Liam Wildish.


The grieving mum helping underprivileged students

How a grieving mother created a trust to help underprivileged students embarking on university life.


Newspaper headlines: Cabinet 'coup' and speedboat killer 'to return to UK'

Sunday's newspapers focus on Theresa May's leadership and possible moves to replace her.


Transplant service at 'breaking point'

A leading transplant surgeon says that services are struggling to keep up with demand.


Brexit People's Vote protest: 'Stop Brexit' chants at huge London march

Hundreds of thousands of marchers demanded another referendum on the UK’s relationship with the EU.


Brexit march: Million joined Brexit protest, organisers say

"Put it to the People" placards and banners spell out protesters' demand for a say on the Brexit deal.



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