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BREXIT: MPs To Vote On No-deal Exit From EU

MPs will vote later on whether to block the UK from leaving the EU without a deal on 29 March, after again rejecting the PM’s withdrawal agreement. The deal was defeated in the Commons on Tuesday evening by 149 votes. Meanwhile the UK government…

13th March 2019
HIV

UK Patient ‘Free’ of HIV After Stem Cell Treatment

  A UK patient’s HIV has become “undetectable” following a stem cell transplant – in only the second case of its kind, doctors report in Nature. The London patient, who was being treated for cancer, has now been in remission for 18 months and is…

5th March 2019

US Rapper, 21 Savage To Be Deported To UK

Atlanta rapper 21 Savage has been arrested by immigration officials who say he is actually from the UK, reports say. The rapper, Shayaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, came to the US in July 2005 aged 12 and failed to leave when his visa expired a year…

4th February 2019

Theresa May Survives No Confidence Vote

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has seen off a bid to remove her government from power, winning a no confidence vote by 325 to 306. Rebel Tory MPs and the DUP – who 24 hours ago rejected the PM’s Brexit plan – voted to…

16th January 2019

Theresa May Calls off MPs’ Vote On Her Brexit Deal

Prime Minister Theresa May has called off Tuesday’s crucial vote on her Brexit deal so she can go back to Brussels and ask for changes to it. As it stands the deal “would be rejected by a significant margin” if MPs voted on it,…

10th December 2018

EU Leaders Agree UK’s Brexit Deal At Brussels Summit

EU leaders have approved an agreement on the UK’s withdrawal and future relations – insisting it is the “best and only deal possible”. After 20 months of negotiations, the 27 leaders gave the deal their blessing after less than an hour’s discussion. They said…

25th November 2018

Donald Trump And Theresa May Meet in UK Amid Brexit Storm

Theresa May and Donald Trump are holding talks at her country retreat Chequers, following his controversial comments on the PM’s Brexit plan. In an interview with the Sun, Mr Trump said the PM’s plan would “probably kill” any trade deal with the US. Mrs…

13th July 2018

Woman Poisoned By Russian Nerve Agent Dies in Hospital

Days ago, it was reported that two random people were poisoned by the same Novichok nerve agent that nearly killed former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia Skripal earlier this year. Charlie Rowley and Dawn Sturgess were rushed to Salisbury District…

9th July 2018