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UK to build new Astute-class hunter-killer nuclear submarine amid Russian threats

The United Kingdom’s Defence Secretary, Gavin Williamson, has announced that £2.5bn will be invested into the UK’s submarine based nuclear deterrent programme. The United Kingdom became the third country in the world to develop nuclear weapons independently in 1952.  Currently, the UK is one of only five nuclear weapon sovereign states.  The UK is part of the Treaty on the...

EU Chief Negotiator: Brexit talks at risk of failure

The European Union’s top negotiator for the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union, Michael Barnier, has told European leaders that negotiations with the U.K are making “little progress”, calling into question the timescale of 29 March, 2019 for the UK’s scheduled departure from the EU, reports say. The Prime Minister announced on the 2nd of October 2016, that she...

Meghan Markle’s Father pulls out of Royal wedding

The Father of Meghan Markle, Thomas Markle, has pulled out of attending the upcoming Royal Wedding after it was revealed he staged photos with a paparazzi agency, reports the gossip website TMZ.  Ms Markle's Father accepted payment for posing for more "hammy" photographs, many have said he has embarrassed his Daughter, who will soon be marrying Prince Harry. Thomas Markle...

Remain trio warn against a so-called ‘hard-Brexit’

David Miliband, Nick Clegg and Nicky Morgan have come together to voice their opposition to a so-called ‘hard-Brexit’, in what many are saying is an attempt to undermine the EU referendum result, and put a stop to the United Kingdom fully leaving the European Union. David Miliband was the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs from 2007 to...

What is happening to our Northern Ireland veterans is a disgrace

The British Armed Forces currently face many challenges, most of which are self-made by our own Government after decades of defence cuts and because of a failure to stand up for our servicemen and women and look after the interests of our veterans. Nothing symbolises the clear disconnect between the politicians/Government and those who defend our country more than the...

Prince William praises ‘inspirational’ NHS staff

Prince William will praise our NHS staff in a video message for the NHS Hero Awards.  He will go onto say the NHS staff are ‘the most wonderful’ thing about our National Health Service. The Prince will say: “The National Health Service is one of our country’s greatest treasures, and something we should all be immensely proud of.  Perhaps the...

Ministry of Defence faces £21bn shortfall, public affairs committee says

A report by the Public Accounts Committee says that the Ministry of Defence (MoD)  will have an ‘affordability gap’ of as much as £21.8 billion over the next decade, and may struggle to afford new equipment unless the government reviews current budget constraints placed on the MoD. The lower-end estimate of the gap is £4.9 billion. The Public Accounts Committee...

EU attempt to bully Britain over Irish border will not work

The UK will leave the European Union in March 2019, it is vital that during the lead up to our withdrawal the United Kingdom’s integrity as a nation is not put at risk. The UK government must not allow the SNP in Edinburgh the leverage to use Brexit as another mandate for a second referendum on Scotland’s future. Nor...

Queen officially consents to Harry and Meghan’s marriage

A picture of the document has been released, signed by the Queen in March – a historically elegant way of approval and issued under the Great Seal of the Realm. The documents states: "Now know ye that we have consented and do by these presents signify our consent to the contracting of matrimony between our most dearly beloved grandson Prince Henry...

EU homeless given thousands in compensation for illegal deportation

The UK has had to pay tens of thousands of pounds in competition to European Union nationals who were deported after sleeping rough on the streets of Britain and subsequently deported. The BBC has reported that in the year of May 2017, over 650 homeless EU nationals were targeted and removed from the country, this has been ruled illegal by...