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They DID pick on the wrong guy! Fearless car owner who tackled two would-be thieves in the street in his pyjamas is revealed as ex-rugby player who boxes three times a week

Friday  17:47,   09 march 2018
Daily Mail

EXCLUSIVE: Stephen Canny, 33, a commodities broker from Essex, said: 'Of course I'd do it again. If it happened again tonight, I'd do the same thing again and I wouldn't even think about it.'Stephen Canny, 33, a commodities[...]

Strong case for death by dangerous cycling law – study

Friday  14:45,   09 march 2018
Press Association

The Department for Transport said it is ‘considering the report’.The Department for Transport (DfT) said it is “considering the report”, which found that the gap between existing offences is “too wide” and cycling should be brought “into line with[...]

John Bercrow named in new Westminster harassment allegations

Friday  12:19,   09 march 2018

Three MPs named in Newsnight investigation into Westminster harassment and bullying. One is Commons speaker John Bercow, who allegedly bullied a female clerk out of her job. House of Commons Speaker John Bercow is one of three MPs named in[...]

'Ireland first': May warned on Brexit talks

Friday  05:35,   09 march 2018
Sky News

A top EU figure has told Britain there must be an "Ireland first" approach to the Brexit talks, dismissing suggestions the contentious issue can be put off until later in the negotiations. European Council president Donald Tusk said[...]

Mother-of-three takes in a homeless stranger who was sleeping in an abandoned train carriage during freezing weather and now he lives full time with her family

Thursday  16:50,   08 march 2018
Daily Mail

Natalie Hawkins, 41, left, invited Keiran Kilday, 24, right, to stay in her home after hearing he had been living in an abandoned railway carriage in Ely, Wales for the past twelve months.As heavy snow fell across much of the country last week,[...]

Man who killed three ex-partners has sentence increased

Thursday  16:45,   08 march 2018
Press Association

Theodore Johnson brutally murdered Angela Best after she ended their 20-year relationship and met another man. He beat her with a claw hammer and strangled her with a dressing gown cord after she went to his flat to help him with a passport[...]

Crowds gather to see Harry and Meghan ahead of Birmingham visit

Thursday  13:45,   08 march 2018
Press Association

Well-wishers began gathering hours before the prince and his bride-to-be were due to appear at Millennium Point.(Related video provided by International Business[...]

Police think the nerve agent used in the attempted murder of Sergei Skripal was extremely rare

Thursday  13:14,   08 march 2018

Thomson Reuters The nerve agent used to poison ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal was likely to be extremely rare, a well-placed source told the BBC.The nerve agent used to poison ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal was likely to be extremely rare, police[...]

Fresh weather warnings of snow and ice

Thursday  10:36,   08 march 2018
Press Association

Snow is predicted for central and northern England while ice warnings are in place for Scotland and Northern Ireland.Weather warnings of snow and ice have been issued for many parts of the country[...]

What the papers say – March 8

Thursday  10:36,   08 march 2018
Press Association

The suspected poisoning of a Russian double agent dominates the front pages.The Times reports the officer in a critical condition was the first to come to the aid of Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia – as Whitehall sources tell the paper the[...]

EU to reject Theresa May's trade deal demands in draft negotiating guidelines

Wednesday  15:35,   07 march 2018

Christian Hartmann/Reuters LONDON — The European Union's draft negotiating guidelines for future trade ties with the United Kingdom will reject Theresa May's call for a comprehensive deal and point instead towards a Canada-style[...]

From Trinny Woodall's ex to a GCHQ spook: The chilling dossier of mysterious deaths on British soil that American spies blame on the Russians

Wednesday  14:11,   07 march 2018
Daily Mail

A two-year investigation by a news website uncovered a series of suspicious deaths in Britain that American blames on Russian hitmen.'Traitors will kick the bucket': Putin's swore revenge on poisoned Russian[...]

Ryanair chief executive Michael O'Leary threatens to ground planes after Brexit in a bid to force Britain 'rethink' its vote to quit the EU

Wednesday  07:35,   07 march 2018
Daily Mail

Michael O'Leary - a vocal Remainer - said he is considering carrying out the stunt to show voters they were 'lied to' during the 2016 campaign.Michael O'Leary - a  vocal Remainer - said he is considering carrying out the stunt to[...]

Cobra meeting due as counter-terror police pore over Russian sickness clues

Wednesday  05:50,   07 march 2018
Press Association

Detectives said they were “keeping an open mind as to what happened”.As the high-profile investigation enters a fourth day, counter-terror officers have extended the cordon yet further after Sergei Skripal, 66, was found unconscious in[...]

Coronation Street legend Bill Roache's eldest daughter Vanya dies at 50 leaving the 85-year-old star 'utterly heartbroken' as ITV grants him compassionate leave from the soap 'for as long as required'

Wednesday  05:50,   07 march 2018
Daily Mail

Vanya Roache, 50, who lived in West Sussex, died last week, leaving the star 'utterly heartbroken'. It is the third loss to hit Bill, 85, following the death of his second wife Sara Mottram, 58, in 2009. © Provided by Associated[...]