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Brexit: David Davis ‘pretty sure’ of free trade deal

Brexit: David Davis ‘pretty sure’ of free trade deal

Media caption“Very French”: What David Davis thinks of his EU counterpart Brexit Secretary David Davis has told the BBC he is “pretty sure”, but not “certain”, that he will be able to get a free trade deal with the EU. He told BBC One’s Andrew Marr Show that other EU states “have a very strong […]

London tower block residents ‘must leave’ says council

London tower block residents ‘must leave’ says council

Media captionMohammed Iskander shows us around the evacuation centre in Swiss Cottage Residents who refused to leave north London tower blocks over fire safety fears are being told they “must leave”. Camden Council said on Sunday that staff would continue asking those people who had not yet left the Chalcots Estate in Swiss Cottage to […]

Royal Bank of Scotland to move hundreds of jobs to India

Royal Bank of Scotland to move hundreds of jobs to India

Image copyright Getty Images Royal Bank of Scotland is cutting 443 UK jobs dealing with business loans as it shifts many of the roles to India. The state-owned bank said it was moving the jobs, which help to handle loans for small businesses, as part of an ongoing cost-cutting drive. But it added that UK-based […]

Six hurt as car hits crowd in Newcastle Eid celebration

Six hurt as car hits crowd in Newcastle Eid celebration

Media captionFootage at the scene at Westgate Sports Centre Six people, including three children, were injured when a car mounted a kerb and ploughed into a crowd of people outside a sports centre in Newcastle. It happened outside Westgate Sports Centre where an event was taking place to celebrate the end of Ramadan. One of […]

London Eye evacuated after ‘wartime bomb’ found in Thames

London Eye evacuated after ‘wartime bomb’ found in Thames

Image copyright @muga_over Image caption A police cordon was put in place around the London eye after a suspected unexploded wartime era “ordnance” was spotted in the Thames The London Eye and Westminster Pier were evacuated after reports of a unexploded wartime era “ordnance”. Police were called to the area at 10:30 BST after a […]

Cladding fire tests failed by 34 blocks in 17 areas

Cladding fire tests failed by 34 blocks in 17 areas

Media captionWatch: Camden resident confronts council chief Cladding on 34 tower blocks in 17 council areas in England has failed fire safety tests, the government says. The results mean every sample has failed the tests so far. The government plans to test up to 600 blocks. The updated figures came as Camden became the first […]

Parliament hit by ‘sustained’ cyber-attack

Parliament hit by ‘sustained’ cyber-attack

Image copyright PA Parliament has been hit by a cyber attack, officials at Westminster say. The “sustained” hack began on Friday night, prompting officials to disable remote access to the emails of MPs, peers and their staff as a safeguard. The parliamentary authorities said hackers had mounted a “determined attack” on all user accounts “in […]

Cladding fire tests failed by 27 high-rise blocks

Cladding fire tests failed by 27 high-rise blocks

Media captionWatch: Camden resident confronts council chief Cladding on 27 tower blocks in 15 council areas in England has failed fire safety tests, the government says. This comes after Camden Council became the first authority to evacuate residents over fire safety concerns, asking people living in four high-rise buildings to leave late on Friday. The […]

Armed Forces Day: Liverpool leads events across country

Armed Forces Day: Liverpool leads events across country

Image copyright Reuters The UK’s annual Armed Forces Day is taking place, with the national event in Liverpool one of more than a record 300 across the country. The day is billed as a chance for people to show their support for those connected with the armed forces. Prime Minister Theresa May said that the […]

Lions well beaten in first All Blacks Test

Lions well beaten in first All Blacks Test

Sean O’Brien scored a superb try but the Lions were outclassed in Auckland New Zealand snuffed out the British and Irish Lions’ hopes of a shock win with a ruthless display at Eden Park to take what looks like an iron grip on the three-Test series. A breathless match had been poised at 13-8 at […]

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