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Mayor Khan miffed as Oxford Street traffic-free plans scrapped

London's Westminster City Council has confirmed that plans to pedestrianise Oxford Street in central London have been "taken off the table for good". The council's leader said "the majority...
New MOT Rules

New MOT rules come into force today

New updated MOT rules aimed at improving air quality and making roads safer have come into force today. Under the new rules, diesel cars will be subjected to tighter...
Royal Wedding 2018

Meghan and Harry married at Windsor

In case you've missed the news, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were married today at a ceremony in St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, watched around the world by millions.The...
Doorstep milk delivery in glass bottles

Glass milk bottles make a comeback

With all the problems plastic pollution is now known to be causing, people are inevitably asking what we used to do before plastic became a part of our lives...
Additional charges landlords can apply

Landlords finding new ways to squeeze money out of tenants

If you're someone who rents their home for whatever reason you'll know that you're vulnerable. The standard rental contract in the UK is 12 months, compared to 4 years...

UK Politics

Debbie Abrahams, Labour Shadow Cabinet Minister

Labour Shadow Cabinet Minister sacked over bullying accusations

Oldham East and Saddleworth MP Debbie Abrahams has been sacked from Labour’s shadow Cabinet after an investigation into workplace bullying.Ms Abrahams faced claims by multiple complainants that are understood...
Peter Skinner, jailed MEP

Ex Labour MP Peter Skinner ordered To Repay £85,436 in fraudulent expenses

Former Labour MEP Peter Skinner has been ordered to repay £85,436.96 after falsely claiming more than £100,000 in expenses to spend on a car, his divorce settlement and holidays. ...

Momentum speaks out on anti-semitism claims

After what has been a long and difficult few weeks for Labour, the Jeremy Corbyn-backing group Momentum has admitted that anti-Semitism is “more widespread” within the Labour Party than...
Christine Shawcroft

Christine Shawcroft claims anti-semitism row just an attack Jeremy Corbyn

Christine Shawcroft, the Labour party official who in the past week has resigned from her role on Labour's NEC and also that of disputes panel chairwoman claims that the...

Sport

England world cup squad for Russia 2018

England World Cup squad for Russia 2018

The 2018 World Cup in Russia begins on 14 June and England coach Gareth Southgate has named his 23 squad. Given that English players are a minority in the...
Chelsea win the FA Cup

Chelsea 1-0 Manchester United

So, the English football season is done and dusted, with only the World Cup to keep us happy until it all kicks off again after the summer. And it...
Hamilton wins the Spanish GP

Lewis Hamilton wins Spanish Grand Prix

After seeming vulnerable for the past couple of races, Lewis Hamilton won the Spanish GP and his second race in succession, beating his team mate Bottas by over 20...

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