Politics and Government

Government likely to exceed budget target by £8bn this year

4 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

Extra spending on NHS and no-deal Brexit preparations to blame for cut in surplus in July The government is on course to overshoot its budget target by at least £8bn this year...
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Brexit: No-deal warnings 'are old projections', Gove says

10 minutes ago   |   BBC

The minister in charge of no-deal planning insists the new government is doing things differently.
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Ireland's Simon Coveney insists EU will not be 'steam-rolled' by Boris Johnson into scrapping backstop

15 minutes ago   |   Herald Scotland

THE EU will not be “steam-rolled” into scrapping the backstop for a makeshift deal, the Irish Government has insisted, as Boris Johnson was warned he might be in for a “nasty...
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Brexit Will Be A Gift To Dissident Republicans In Northern Ireland

Brexit Will Be A Gift To Dissident Republicans In Northern Ireland

20 minutes ago   |   Huffington Post

The economy would be damaged, at home and abroad. It will be a logistical quagmire. Supply chains would be massively disrupted, from food to vital medicines. In the commentary...
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When is Official Secrets released in cinemas? Who's in the cast and is it based on a true story?

When is Official Secrets released in cinemas? Who's in the cast and is it based on a true story?

22 minutes ago   |   Radio Times

Keira Knightley , Matt Smith , Matthew Goode and Ralph Fiennes star in a political thriller about a whistleblower who exposed secret information about the run-up to the Iraq...
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Aberdeen council urged to scrap garden waste charge for low-income households

22 minutes ago   |   Evening Express

A north-east MSP has waded into the debate over Aberdeen's controversial “garden tax” which will begin next month.
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HS2 Could Yet be Cancelled as Government Launches Full Review

HS2 Could Yet be Cancelled as Government Launches Full Review

35 minutes ago   |   Gizmodo

They're... we're... building it already?
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Already loving VAR? Wait until the Premier League finds a sponsor for it | Marina Hyde

38 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

Despite the Premier League's problems finding a new chief executive, rest assured the lucrative sponsorship of the new on-screen pregnant pause will be a far easier position to...
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Inside the mile-long Texas facility where Lockheed Martin is building Britain's £100m fighter jet

Inside the mile-long Texas facility where Lockheed Martin is building Britain's £100m fighter jet

1 hour ago   |   Metro

An F-35B Lightning fighter jet at RAF Fairford If you're planning to drop a few thousand pounds on a new car then you want to be sure you're making a wise investment. You look...
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Trump's ‘disrespectful' Danish snub

1 hour ago   |   Politico   |   3 articles

U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to cancel a visit to Denmark because it won't sell Greenland to him was dubbed “absurd” and a “farce” in the Scandinavian...
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Lucas Dobson missing: Body found in search for boy, 6, swept away in River Stour

Lucas Dobson missing: Body found in search for boy, 6, swept away in River Stour

Kent Police have said a body has been found after hundreds of volunteers joined the search Read more ...

Who is Jamie Finn from Bake Off? Meet the 20-year-old GBBO 2019 contestant

Who is Jamie Finn from Bake Off? Meet the 20-year-old GBBO 2019 contestant

None of Jamie's mates know he bakes, though the 20-year-old form Surrey has made it all the way onto this year's Great British Bake Off. His baking aspirations first took hold... Read more ...

RuPaul Drag Race contestants unveiled for the first ever UK series

RuPaul Drag Race contestants unveiled for the first ever UK series

The 10 Queens have been hand selected by RuPaul herself and the show is due to air in October Read more ...

Arsenal 2019/20 fixtures: Next match, TV schedule, kits, transfer news, stadium

Arsenal 2019/20 fixtures: Next match, TV schedule, kits, transfer news, stadium

Arsenal have started the new Premier League season in positive mood - so what can we expect from the Gunners across 2019/20? Arsenal made small steps forward during Unai... Read more ...

Police officer suffers severe facial injuries while trying to detain suspect...

Police officer suffers severe facial injuries while trying to detain suspect in Bristol

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Chelsea news: Callum Hudson-Odoi to return in September

Chelsea news: Callum Hudson-Odoi to return in September

Frank Lampard is ready to introduce Callum Hudson-Odoi to his Chelsea team next month after the youngster returned to training and with the details of a new five-year contract... Read more ...

Elton John said he paid for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's private jet to...

Elton John said he paid for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's private jet to be made carbon neutral when they visited him in France, but it probably only cost $135

On Monday, Sir Elton John shared a statement on Twitter supporting Prince Harry and Meghan Markle after the couple faced a backlash for their extensive use of private jets. The... Read more ...

Spider-Man May Split From Marvel, Thanks To Disney-Sony Standoff

Spider-Man May Split From Marvel, Thanks To Disney-Sony Standoff

The next Spider-Man film could be very far from home for fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe because of a standoff between Disney and Sony. In a story first reported by... Read more ...

Angela Merkel vs Boris Johnson: Will Boris be able to END Brexit deadlock...

Angela Merkel vs Boris Johnson: Will Boris be able to END Brexit deadlock with Merkel?

ANGELA MERKEL is to meet with Boris Johnson later today to discuss the Irish backstop which the new Prime Minister has called “unviable” and “anti-democratic”. But as Mrs... Read more ...

Meghan Markle's best friend calls her critics ‘racist bullies' amid flight row

Meghan Markle's best friend calls her critics ‘racist bullies' amid flight row

The Duchess of Sussex's close friend Jessica Mulroney has defended her The Duchess of Sussex has been defended by one of her closest friends. Jessica Mulroney called Meghan... Read more ...