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Brexit: Vote on Theresa May’s deal may not happen next week

Image copyright Getty Images Theresa May has told MPs there might not be a third vote on her Brexit deal next week if there is insufficient support for it to pass. If it does not pass, the EU has set a deadline of 12 April for the UK to propose a new plan. Meanwhile, supporters […]

Mark Duggan family to sue Met Police over death

Image copyright Jeff Moore Image caption Mark Duggan was shot by police in Tottenham The family of Mark Duggan, whose death sparked riots across England in August 2011, are suing the Metropolitan Police for damages, BBC News has learned. Mr Duggan, 29, was shot dead by police who believed he was carrying a gun and […]

Grenfell council spends more than £90k on bosses’ bonuses

Image copyright Huw Evans picture agency Image caption Seventy-two people died in the Grenfell Tower fire on 14 June 2017 Bosses at the council responsible for Grenfell Tower received bonuses totalling more than £90,000 in the year after the fire, it has emerged. It was also revealed housing staff at the Royal Borough of Kensington […]

Brexit: Vote on Theresa May’s deal may not happen next week

Image copyright Getty Images Theresa May has told MPs that a third vote on her Brexit deal may not take place next week “if it appears there is not sufficient support”. It comes after European Council President Donald Tusk said Brexit’s fate was “in Britain’s hands”. EU leaders have agreed to delay the departure date […]

Grenfell council spends more than £90k on bosses’ bonuses

Image copyright Huw Evans picture agency Image caption Seventy-two people died in the Grenfell Tower fire on 14 June 2017 Bosses at the council responsible for Grenfell Tower received bonuses totalling more than £90,000 in the year after the fire, it has emerged. It was also revealed housing staff at the Royal Borough of Kensington […]

Asian gold: More than £140m stolen in UK in last five years

More than £140m worth of Asian gold jewellery has been stolen in the UK over the past five years, a BBC investigation has found. Gold jewellery is often bought as a wedding gift in British Asian families and passed down through generations. Out of 23 police forces that provided figures, Greater London had the highest […]

Far-right terror poses ‘biggest threat’ to north of England

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Counter-terrorism police say they have foiled four right-wing attacks in the UK in recent years Far-right extremism poses the biggest security threat to northern England, a counter-terrorism expert has warned. Speaking anonymously to BBC News, the former Home Office specialist said the threat of right-wing terrorism was not being […]

Brexit: Vote on Theresa May’s deal may not happen next week

Image copyright Getty Images Theresa May has told MPs that a third vote on her Brexit deal may not take place next week “if it appears there is not sufficient support”. It comes after European Council President Donald Tusk said Brexit’s fate was “in Britain’s hands”. EU leaders have agreed to delay the departure date […]

Birmingham pub bombings: ‘Men responsible’ named by IRA bomber

Image copyright ITV/REX/Shutterstock/BBC Image caption James Gavin and Michael Hayes were two of four men named by Witness O at the inquests A convicted IRA bomber has named four men he says were responsible for the 1974 Birmingham pub bombings. At inquests into the deaths of the 21 victims, “Witness O” named the men responsible […]

Sir David Attenborough to present climate change documentary

Image copyright PA Image caption The BBC said Sir David’s film would be “an unflinching exploration” Sir David Attenborough is to present an “urgent” new documentary about climate change for BBC One. The one-off film will focus on the potential threats to our planet and the possible solutions. The broadcaster says “conditions have changed far […]

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