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Specialist counter-terrorism police officers are leading the investigation of the killing of Conservative MP, Sir David Amess who was stabbed to death at his constituency surgery on Friday (October 15). The 69-year-old father of five was attacked at Belfairs Methodist Church in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex and died at the scene. A 25-year-old man was immediately arrested on suspicion of murder and...

UK warns EU of ‘historic misjudgement’ on eve of pivotal talks...

The UK has issued a warning to the EU over the future of Northern Ireland at the start of a pivotal week of talks between Brexit minister Lord David Frost and Maroš Šefčovič, vice president of the European Commission. Frost...

Factories face shut downs while govt proposes new £170 gas levy; PM calls up...

Households and businesses are alarmed by reports that energy prices – already at record levels – could be set to rise even further through the government’s new “green” levy...

‘Sabotage’ – resignation plunges Labour conference into disarray

Andy McDonald has been accused of sabotage after his resignation as shadow employment secretary plunged the Labour party conference into disarray. McDonald – described as the last Corbynite in Sir...

Military may be called up to deal with UK’s supply chain crisis as petrol...

Transport secretary Grant Shapps said he will “move heaven and earth” to fix the UK’s supply chain crisis and may draft in the military to deal with the lorry...

Shoppers warned there’s 10 days til ‘farmageddon’ as CO2 shortage hits food and drink...

UK shoppers have been warned to expect food shortages by the end of the week with some suppliers predicting “farmageddon” within 10 days. The shortage of HGV drivers and other workers that has hit the...

Labour leads Tories in polls after tax hike yet Johnson aims to beat Thatcher’s...

The Labour party has overtaken the Conservatives in the polls as voters react to this week’s tax hike to pay for social care. The latest YouGov/Times poll shows support for the Conservatives has fallen 5% in...

No 10 plot to sideline Sturgeon at Cop26 in Glasgow; Tories at war over...

Downing Street has drawn up plans to try and isolate Scotland’s first minister during Cop26 in Glasgow amid fears Nicola Sturgeon will “steal the limelight” and exploit the event to further Scottish independence. Number 10...

Government will break manifesto promise on tax to pay for social care reform –...

The government is set to break a manifesto promise by raising taxes in order to pay for reforms to the UK’s crisis-hit social care system. Boris Johnson assured voters he had a plan to sort...

Johnson unites Irish in opposition to his ‘obscene’ Troubles’ murders amnesty on ‘historic day’...

Members of all major political parties on the island of Ireland have united to oppose Boris Johnson’s plans to “draw a line under the Troubles” by ending all prosecutions related to the conflict in...