EU citizens ‘denied residency documents’

EU citizens ‘denied residency documents’

Image caption Nina Hoffman, with her children Benjamin and Sophia, fears she may have to leave the UK EU citizens living in the UK say they are being denied a guarantee of permanent residency because they do not have health insurance. Under a little-known rule, EU citizens not in work or those looking for work […]

Domestic violence: Theresa May to oversee new law

Domestic violence: Theresa May to oversee new law

Image copyright PA Image caption As home secretary, Theresa May introduced several new measures on domestic violence Theresa May says she will directly oversee work on a new law to tackle domestic violence, amid worries victims are being let down by the legal system. Downing Street said it was “unacceptable” some areas of England and […]

US ‘unwavering’ in Nato support – Pence

US ‘unwavering’ in Nato support – Pence

Image copyright AFP Image caption Mike Pence sought to reassure America’s Nato allies at the Munich conference The US will be “unwavering” in its support for Nato, vice-president Mike Pence told European leaders at the Munich Security Conference. In the first major foreign policy address for the Trump administration, Mr Pence said the US would […]

Samantha Cameron: Son’s death ‘overshadows everything’

Samantha Cameron: Son’s death ‘overshadows everything’

Image copyright PA Image caption The Cameron family in London in 2006 Samantha Cameron, the wife of the former Prime Minister, has said their son’s death “overshadowed everything”. Ivan Cameron, who had cerebral palsy and epilepsy, died in hospital aged six in February 2009. Mrs Cameron told the Times: “Ive dying is such a massive […]

Business revolt grows over ‘outrageous and unfair’ rate change

Business revolt grows over ‘outrageous and unfair’ rate change

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Business rates for retailers could see huge falls – and rises – depending on where they are Some of the UK’s biggest employers’ groups have united in condemning the government’s “outrageous” changes to business rates in England. They are most vexed about a clause they say could prevent firms […]

British troops given guide to Estonian strip clubs

British troops given guide to Estonian strip clubs

Image caption The troops were taking part in a training operation in Tallinn The Ministry of Defence (MoD) provided British soldiers with a guide to strip clubs in the Estonian capital, a freedom of information request to the department has revealed. The advice featured in a booklet titled “Tallinn guide for friendly forces”, given to […]

Tony Blair calls for people to ‘rise up’ against Brexit

Tony Blair calls for people to ‘rise up’ against Brexit

Image copyright EPA Tony Blair is to announce his “mission” to persuade Britons’ to “rise up” and change their minds on Brexit. The former prime minister will say in a speech later that people voted in the referendum “without knowledge of the true terms of Brexit”. He will say he wants to “build support for […]

Boris Johnson says US agrees on need for caution over Russia

Boris Johnson says US agrees on need for caution over Russia

Donald Trump’s new administration understands the need to deal with Russia in a “very guarded way”, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has said. Following his first meeting with US secretary of state Rex Tillerson during the G20 summit in Germany, Mr Johnson, referring to Russia, said “you’ve got to beware of what they are up to”. […]

Aslef members reject Southern deal

Aslef members reject Southern deal

Image copyright PA Image caption Members of the drivers’ union Aslef rejected the deal by 54.1% Aslef members have rejected a deal with Southern rail that would have ended a long-running industrial dispute. It had been arguing with parent firm, Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR), over driver-only operated (DOO) trains. Members of the drivers’ union rejected […]

‘Take diplomats who owe congestion charge to international court’

‘Take diplomats who owe congestion charge to international court’

Image caption The US embassy in London is within the congestion charging zone Boris Johnson has been urged to take foreign governments through the international courts to make them pay London’s congestion charge after they racked up a bill topping £105m. Transport for London has written to the foreign secretary, a former London mayor, to […]