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Man caught up in UAE counterfeit banknote case happy to be home

Friday  12:30,   06 october 2017
Press Association

William Barclay, from Edinburgh, was told he could have faced up to a year in jail.William Barclay, known as Billy, was stopped on his return to Dubai International Airport in September after an incident in 2016 when he tried to exchange money at[...]

Man caught up in UAE counterfeit banknote case happy to be home

Friday  12:30,   06 october 2017
Press Association

William Barclay, from Edinburgh, was told he could have faced up to a year in jail.William Barclay, known as Billy, was stopped on his return to Dubai International Airport in September after an incident in 2016 when he tried to exchange money at[...]

'May should stay' says home secretary Amber Rudd as the knives sharpen for the PM

Friday  05:45,   06 october 2017
International Business Times

Ex-Tory chairman Grant Shapps says Tory MPs are 'within their rights' to tell her to go.With the dust yet to settle over the prime minister's disastrous conference speech on Wednesday (4 October), Rudd has become the first Cabinet minister[...]

Family of man killed saving wife from rockfall ‘so proud of our brave boy’

Thursday  13:47,   05 october 2017
Press Association

Andrew Foster was trapped when more than 1,000 tonnes of rock fell from the face of the El Capitan monolith.Andrew Foster, 32, was trapped when more than 1,000 tonnes of rock fell from the face of the El Capitan monolith on September[...]

Man charged with murder after mass brawl

Wednesday  16:10,   04 october 2017
Sky News

A 29-year-old man has been charged with murder following a street brawl in which another man suffered fatal stab wounds to his neck. Dorian Graham, of Hamilton Grove, Old Trafford, has been charged over the death of the 24-year-old, and also with[...]

Man charged with murder after mass brawl

Wednesday  16:10,   04 october 2017
Sky News

A 29-year-old man has been charged with murder following a street brawl in which another man suffered fatal stab wounds to his neck. Dorian Graham, of Hamilton Grove, Old Trafford, has been charged over the death of the 24-year-old, and also with[...]

Man charged with murder after mass brawl

Wednesday  16:10,   04 october 2017
Sky News

A 29-year-old man has been charged with murder following a street brawl in which another man suffered fatal stab wounds to his neck. Dorian Graham, of Hamilton Grove, Old Trafford, has been charged over the death of the 24-year-old, and also with[...]

Most Monarch customers will not receive automatic refund, say administrators

Wednesday  00:47,   04 october 2017
Press Association

Administrators KPMG estimates that just 10-15% of the 860,000 customers affected have bookings which are Atol-protected.Administrators KPMG estimates that just 10-15% of the 860,000 customers affected have bookings which are protected by the Air[...]

Most Monarch customers will not receive automatic refund, say administrators

Wednesday  00:47,   04 october 2017
Press Association

Administrators KPMG estimates that just 10-15% of the 860,000 customers affected have bookings which are Atol-protected.Administrators KPMG estimates that just 10-15% of the 860,000 customers affected have bookings which are protected by the Air[...]

Most Monarch customers will not receive automatic refund, say administrators

Wednesday  00:47,   04 october 2017
Press Association

Administrators KPMG estimates that just 10-15% of the 860,000 customers affected have bookings which are Atol-protected.Administrators KPMG estimates that just 10-15% of the 860,000 customers affected have bookings which are protected by the Air[...]

Tories Target The Youth Vote - But Is It Too Little, Too Late?

Monday  19:07,   02 october 2017
Huffington Post UK

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, delivered his conference speech on Monday to yells and applause from the audience.  Defending the Free market as that which 'will underpin a free society', with special emphasis on the next[...]

May laughs off question over 'unsackable' Boris

Sunday  16:30,   01 october 2017
Sky News

Theresa May has brushed off questions about whether Boris Johnson should be sacked, after he made another high-profile intervention on Brexit aimed at forcing the Government's hand.Theresa May has brushed off questions about whether Boris[...]

Teenager charged after M3 hazard causes chaos

Sunday  16:18,   01 october 2017
Sky News

A teenager has been charged after a mystery hazard caused gridlock on the M3, leaving thousands of motorists and passengers stranded. The 17-year-old boy from Winchester is accused of two counts of arson and two counts of causing danger to road[...]

Boris Johnson ‘caught on camera quoting Kipling poem in Burmese temple’

Saturday  13:36,   30 september 2017
Press Association

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office declined to comment. :: Boris Johnson: Blond Ambition is on Channel 4 on Sunday at[...]

Publisher defends 'x-rated' scene in school book

Friday  20:25,   29 september 2017
Sky News

Publisher Oxford University Press (OUP) has defended “dubious scenes” in one of its children's books after an eagle-eyed reader noticed something strange in an illustration. Responding to the reader, OUP Primary tweeted: "Interesting spot but[...]