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Windrush generation: Formal apology for 18 people

Image copyright PA Image caption The government has reviewed 11,800 Windrush generation cases Eighteen members of the Windrush generation who could have been wrongfully removed or detained are to get a formal apology. Home Secretary Sajid Javid said a review of 11,800 cases had identified the 18 as those “most likely to have suffered detriment”. […]

Labour’s Barry Gardiner: New EU vote would ‘undermine democracy’

Media captionBarry Gardiner tells Today a second EU vote could be “socially disruptive” Holding another referendum on the UK’s EU membership could lead to “civil disobedience”, a shadow minister says. Labour’s Barry Gardiner said calls for another vote undermined “the whole principle of democracy in this country”, warning voters could turn to “more socially disruptive […]

Jeremy Hunt wants ‘malign’ Russia to face tougher sanctions

Media captionThe foreign secretary tells Today that the EU should match US sanctions against Russia Europe should impose further sanctions on Russia in response to its “malign” behaviour around the world, Jeremy Hunt will say on his first visit to the US as foreign secretary this week. He will call on the EU to replicate […]

Labour’s Barry Gardiner: New EU vote would ‘undermine democracy’

Media captionBarry Gardiner tells Today a second EU vote could be “socially disruptive” Holding another referendum on the UK’s EU membership could lead to “civil disobedience”, a shadow minister says. Labour’s Barry Gardiner said calls for another vote undermined “the whole principle of democracy in this country”, warning voters could turn to “more socially disruptive […]

Windrush generation: Sajid Javid apology for removals

Image copyright PA Image caption The government has reviewed 11,800 Windrush generation cases Eighteen members of the UK’s Windrush generation who could have been wrongfully removed or detained are to get a formal apology. Home Secretary Sajid Javid said a review of 11,800 cases had identified the 18 as those “most likely to have suffered […]

Jeremy Hunt wants ‘malign’ Russia to face tougher sanctions

Image copyright PA Image caption The new foreign secretary will say the US and Europe must speak with “one voice” on Russia Europe should impose further sanctions on Russia in response to its “malign” behaviour around the world, Jeremy Hunt will say on his first visit to the US as foreign secretary this week. He […]

Jeremy Hunt wants ‘malign’ Russia to face tougher sanctions

Image copyright PA Image caption The new foreign secretary will say the US and Europe must speak with “one voice” on Russia Europe should impose further sanctions on Russia in response to its “malign” behaviour around the world, Jeremy Hunt will say on his first visit to the US as foreign secretary this week. He […]

Brexit: NHS managers warn about impact of no deal

Image copyright Getty Images The group representing hospitals and ambulance services in England has warned of a lack of “contingency planning” to deal with the impact of a no-deal Brexit on the health service. In a leaked email to NHS England boss Simon Stevens, NHS Providers says leaving the EU without agreement would immediately be […]

Birmingham Prison: Government takes over from G4S

Media captionBirmingham Prison has seen a number of problems in recent years Birmingham Prison is being taken over by the government from the private firm G4S, after inspectors said it had fallen into a “state of crisis”. Chief Inspector of Prisons Peter Clarke described it as the worst prison he had ever been to. Inspectors […]

Living Wage fails to cover families’ basic needs, charity finds

Image copyright Getty Images Low-earning parents working full-time are still unable to earn enough to provide their family with a basic, no-frills lifestyle, research suggests. A single parent on the National Living Wage is £74 a week short of the minimum income needed, according to the Child Poverty Action Group. A couple with two children […]