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Brexit: Hold your nerve, Raab tells ‘jittery’ Tories

Media captionDominic Raab: “Now is the time to play for the team” The Brexit Secretary has said he understands Tory “jitters” about EU negotiations but urged MPs to hold their nerve as talks continue. “The end is in sight in terms of a good deal, the prize we want,” Dominic Raab said, asking them to […]

Dominic Raab tells ‘jittery’ Tories: Hold your nerve

Media captionDominic Raab: “Now is the time to play for the team” The Brexit Secretary has said he understands Tory “jitters” about EU negotiations but urged MPs to hold their nerve as talks continue. “The end is in sight in terms of a good deal, the prize we want,” Dominic Raab said, asking them to […]

Red Funnel ferry hits yachts at Cowes harbour

Media captionAn eyewitness describes hearing shouting in the “disorientating” thick fog A ferry has hit several yachts and run aground off the Isle of Wight. The Red Falcon “came into contact” with a number of boats while trying to berth at Cowes Harbour, operator Red Funnel said. None of the 40 passengers onboard were hurt, […]

Royal tour: Meghan takes morning off as Harry goes solo in Sydney

Image copyright Getty Images The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have decided to cut back Meghan’s schedule “slightly” during their tour of Australia, Kensington Palace says. Meghan, who is pregnant, spent the morning resting, while Harry gave out medals to Invictus Games athletes. Flying solo with fellow ex-servicemen, Harry could not resist trying on a […]

Harrow fire: Woman dies in suspected gas blast

Media captionA blaze caused by the explosion took hours to control (Credit: Ahmed J Versi) A woman has died in a suspected gas explosion in north-west London. Her body was found in a first-floor flat destroyed in the blast in Fulbeck Way, Harrow, just before 01:00 BST. Another woman, a man and a baby were […]

Ryanair flight: ‘Racial abuse passenger’ referred to police

Image copyright Facebook/David Lawrence Image caption Passenger David Lawrence took a video of the incident on the plane Ryanair has been criticised for apparently failing to remove a passenger from a flight after racial abuse of a woman in her 70s. The incident, on a flight from Barcelona to Stansted on Friday, was recorded by […]

People’s Vote march: Hundreds of thousands attend London protest

Media captionAerial footage shows crowds covering roads in the city centre Protesters seeking a referendum on the final Brexit deal have attended a rally which organisers say was the biggest demonstration of its kind. Young voters led the People’s Vote march to London’s Parliament Square, which supporters say attracted approximately 700,000 protesters. It also had […]

Brexit: Bid to block EU’s Northern Ireland ‘backstop’

Image copyright AFP Image caption Steve Baker urged the prime minister to change her Brexit plan earlier this month A former minister aims to put a legal bar on the EU’s “backstop” plan for customs arrangements in Northern Ireland should there be no Brexit deal. Steve Baker has put down amendments to the Northern Ireland […]

People’s Vote march: Hundreds of thousands attend London protest

Media captionAerial footage shows crowds covering roads in the city centre Protesters seeking a referendum on the final Brexit deal have attended a rally which organisers say was the biggest demonstration of its kind. Young voters led the People’s Vote march to London’s Parliament Square, which supporters say attracted approximately 700,000 protesters. It also had […]

Brexit: Bid to stop NI civil servants acting on backstop

Image copyright AFP Image caption Steve Baker urged the prime minister to change her Brexit plan earlier this month A former Brexit minister has tabled an amendment to the Northern Ireland bill to prevent senior civil servants acting on any backstop arrangements for the border in the absence of an assembly. The bill aims to […]