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Brexit: I will not let you down, Theresa May says

“Trust me, I’ll take back control — but I’ll need your help”, the Prime Minister has said in the Sunday Times. Theresa May has said in an article that she has written for the Sunday Times that the UK will be leaving the customs union.  The customs union was formed in 1958 as part of the European Economic Community (EEC). ...

Dame Tessa Jowell dies aged 70, family says in statement

Dame Tessa Jowell, a former Labour cabinet minter has died at the age of 70, her family has announced today. Dame Tessa’s family made public on her 70th birthday on the 17th of September 2017 that she had been suffering with brain cancer since May 2017. Jowell aimed to see better treatment for people suffering with cancer, more effective approaches to...

Ex Labour leader Kinnock accuses Corbyn of ‘serious evasion of duty’ in failing to back EU single market

Former leader of the Labour Party, Neil Kinnock, has accused Jeremy Corbyn of ‘evading his duties’ by not ensuring that Britain stays within the European Union’s single market. The European single market came into effect on the 1st of January 1993, it was created to ensure restriction-free trade among European Union countries. A major aspect of the Leave campaign was...

Prince Philip makes first public appearance since operation

The Duke of Edinburgh seemed to be in high spirits when he joined The Queen at the annual Royal Windsor Horse Show, it is the first time the Duke has been seen in public since his operation last month. The Queen has attended every Windsor Horse Show since 1943, a testament to her affection for her beloved horses. Her horses...

SAS sent to Congo to rescue British citizens kidnapped

A team believed to be from the SAS are in Congo on a mission to rescue two British tourists, who were kidnapped near a famous gorilla sanctuary. Armed men ambushed the pair inside Virunga National Park, where one park ranger was killed and three other people, including two British citizens, were abducted. A military insider told the express.co.uk: “The SAS lads...

BBC snub Scotland by offering no outdoor televised Royal Wedding viewing

The BBC has been accused of ignoring license payers in Scotland by not offering a outdoor televised viewing of the Royal Wedding, similar plans have been made for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. Many towns and cities including Belfast, Swansea and Leeds are all preparing to show the event. However, no events have been planned for in Scotland, even though...

UK ‘more racist after Brexit’ says American UN official

A United Nations official has said that the country’s decision to leave the European Union, has effectively made the UK more racist as a result. Tendayi Achiume, the UN's special rapporteur on racism, said Brexit had made people "vulnerable to racial discrimination and intolerance". Ms Achiume followed by singling out the Prime Minster and attacking her record as Home Secretary in...

‘Pacifist’ Jeremy Corbyn says build all ships in UK, ahead of Govan visit

The leader of the Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, is to demand that three new auxiliary ships are to be built within the United Kingdom, and not abroad. This comes as the Ministry of Defence (MoD) aims to press ahead with the £1 billion-pound contract, designed to supplement the two new Queen Elizabeth class Aircraft carriers when they come into...

Leave.EU Fined £70k Over Breaches Of Electoral Law During EU Referendum

The Electoral Commission has placed a fine on the pro-Brexit group ‘Leave.EU’ of £70,000 as it claims that the they never declared over seventy thousand pounds of money spent during the referendum to leave the European Union. The Electoral Commission also referred the Chief Executive of Leave.EU, Liz Bilney, to the police for allegedly breaking electoral laws during the EU...

Why we should celebrate the upcoming Royal Wedding

On Saturday the 19th of May the nation will have the chance to celebrate the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle. Whilst the wedding will not be on the scale of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s wedding in 2011, it will still be a great occasion for the nation to unite in celebration for the royal...