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FCO ‘working to organise' flight home for Britons on coronavirus cruise ship

48 minutes ago   |   Belfast telegraph   |   3 articles

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office is “working to organise” a flight back to the UK for British nationals on board a cruise ship quarantined off the coast of Japan due to...
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UK's EU guru explains Brexit with dinosaurs and de Gaulle

1 hour ago   |   Politico

“I'm here to explain, not tell.” David Frost is the opposite of the strident, high-voltage Brexiteer. Boris Johnson's Europe adviser does not possess the bombast of a Nigel...
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Prince of Wales to meet Shakespeare theatre costume-makers on Warwickshire visit

1 hour ago   |   Belfast telegraph

The Prince of Wales will be meeting some of the skilled costume and prop-makers from the Royal Shakespeare Company as part of a visit to Warwickshire.
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Rishi Sunak 'could strip higher earners of their 40% pension tax relief' in next budget

Rishi Sunak 'could strip higher earners of their 40% pension tax relief' in next budget

2 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Boris Johnson and new Chancellor Rishi Sunak will meet for budget talks for the first time tomorrow to flesh out the PM's pledge to 'level up' the UK economy.
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What the papers say - February 18

3 hours ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Headlines on Tuesday's front pages include the TV licence fee, the late Caroline Flack and the weather.
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BREX-FACTOR: Simon Cowell reveals his Brexit views on business - ‘Resonates with me!'

BREX-FACTOR: Simon Cowell reveals his Brexit views on business - ‘Resonates with me!'

3 hours ago   |   Daily Express

SIMON COWELL has revealed his stance on Brexit and insists that the UK's departure from the EU is good for business.
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Brussels misery: Envoy brilliantly exposes how Brexit will leave UK - 'No rule taker!'

Brussels misery: Envoy brilliantly exposes how Brexit will leave UK - 'No rule taker!'

3 hours ago   |   Daily Express

BORIS JOHNSON'S chief Brussels negotiator has insisted that the UK will not follow EU rules and that Brexit will act as a stimulus for economic growth throughout Europe by...
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Coronavirus outbreak updates: China deaths rise by 98 amid Cambodia ship concerns - latest

4 hours ago   |   The Guardian

UK trying to track passengers who disembarked from MV Westerdam and Apple warns of iPhone shortages as economic impact deepens. Follow the latest developments here Apple warns...
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Flood warnings remain in place with more rain to come

4 hours ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Severe flood warnings remain in place in the wake of Storm Dennis, with more rain expected to fall later this week.
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Stranded Britons waiting to be flown home from coronavirus-hit cruise ship

4 hours ago   |   Belfast telegraph   |   2 articles

More than 70 British nationals stranded on a coronavirus-hit cruise ship are waiting to find out if they will be evacuated after the Government indicated they could be flown home.
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DJ and Primal Scream producer Andrew Weatherall dies aged 56

DJ and Primal Scream producer Andrew Weatherall dies aged 56

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Driver Ryan Newman is rushed to hospital after horrifying Daytona 500...

Driver Ryan Newman is rushed to hospital after horrifying Daytona 500 last-lap crash

Newman was leading the race before his car was nudged up against a wall and flipped over on the speedway on Monday night. Read more ...

Apple warns that the coronavirus is expected to hurt quarterly revenue due...

Apple warns that the coronavirus is expected to hurt quarterly revenue due to store closures in China and impacted iPhone production

In a Monday press release, Apple warned that it expected to take a revenue hit due to the novel coronavirus outbreak in China. It offered two explanations: slowed production of... Read more ...

New IRA planning car bomb attack on Sinn Fein member, says O'Neill

New IRA planning car bomb attack on Sinn Fein member, says O'Neill

Sinn Fein vice president Michelle O'Neill has said that dissident republican group the New IRA are planning a car bomb attack on one of the party's members. Read more ...

Fine Gael 'preparing to go into opposition' as Sinn Fein set to intensify...

Fine Gael 'preparing to go into opposition' as Sinn Fein set to intensify talks with other parties

After six hours of talking, Fine Gael TDs have decided they want to spent the next five years on the opposition benches. Read more ...

Man, 38, is charged with the murder of six-year-old schoolboy Rikki Neave

Man, 38, is charged with the murder of six-year-old schoolboy Rikki Neave

Rikki Neave was found dead in woodland a few minutes walk from his home in Peterborough, on November 29 1994. James Watson, of no fixed address, has been charged with murder. Read more ...

Storm Dennis: 'Ghost ship' washed up in Cork survived pirate attacks and...

Storm Dennis: 'Ghost ship' washed up in Cork survived pirate attacks and drifted unmanned across the Atlantic for 17 months

The 'ghost ship' which washed up on the Cork coast at the height of Storm Dennis boasts a story bizarre enough to rival that of famous phantom ships including the Flying... Read more ...

Jeff Bezos says he's giving $10 billion to fight climate change - about 7.7%...

Jeff Bezos says he's giving $10 billion to fight climate change - about 7.7% of his net worth

Jeff Bezos said he's giving $10 billion to fight climate change and launch a new initiative called the Bezos Earth Fund. "We can save Earth," he said in a post on Instagram... Read more ...

More than HALF of minority MPs say they have experienced racism and...

More than HALF of minority MPs say they have experienced racism and prejudice in Parliament

Some 51 per cent said they had faced prejudice at the hands of fellow MPs, while more than six in 10 said they had been discriminated against by staff in the Houses of Parliament. Read more ...

Ex-volleyball stars Carrie McCaw, Lesley Prather and daughters are killed in...

Ex-volleyball stars Carrie McCaw, Lesley Prather and daughters are killed in Missouri highway crash

Carrie Urton McCaw, 40, and Kacey McCaw were killed alongside Lesley Drury Prather, 44, and Rhyan Prather after Elijah Henderson, 29, lost control of his Ford F-250 on Friday... Read more ...