Fall in energy prices drags UK inflation to two-year low – The Guardian

Fall in energy prices drags UK inflation to two-year low – The Guardian

The biggest monthly fall for gas prices since the 1980s helped drag down UK inflation to the lowest level in two years in January as the government’s energy price cap came into effect. Offering respite to hard-pressed British households, the consumer price index (CPI) dipped to 1.8% in January from 2.1% in December, fuelled by […]

Jail for UK man who repeatedly travelled to Dublin for sex with teenage girl – Independent.ie

Jail for UK man who repeatedly travelled to Dublin for sex with teenage girl – Independent.ie

(stock photo) Jail for UK man who repeatedly travelled to Dublin for sex with teenage girl Independent.ie A UK resident who repeatedly travelled to Dublin to have sex with a teenage girl who he claimed he was in love with has been jailed for four-and-a-half years. https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/courts/jail-for-uk-man-who-repeatedly-travelled-to-dublin-for-sex-with-teenage-girl-37805014.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article37793084.ece/f9da6/AUTOCROP/h342/court.jpg Email A UK resident who repeatedly travelled […]

Brexit: Theresa May responds to Jeremy Corbyn's letter – BBC News

Brexit: Theresa May responds to Jeremy Corbyn's letter – BBC News

Image copyright PA Theresa May has responded to Jeremy Corbyn’s letter setting out his five demands for a Brexit deal. The prime minister queried his call for the UK to stay in a customs union with the EU – but welcomed more talks with Labour on a Brexit agreement. Mrs May wants the two parties […]

What effect has Brexit had on the UK economy? – BBC News

What effect has Brexit had on the UK economy? – BBC News

Image copyright PA Image caption Economic growth has not been disastrous, but nor has it been sparkling There may still be more than a month to go until Brexit is scheduled to happen, but there has already been some fallout from the decision to leave. Most recently, the prolonged uncertainty – what the governor of […]

Emiliano Sala: Who owned the plane the Cardiff player died in? – BBC News

Emiliano Sala: Who owned the plane the Cardiff player died in? – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Emiliano Sala was flying from Nantes to Cardiff when his plane crashed The obscure world of plane ownership is under the spotlight following the death of Cardiff City player Emiliano Sala. While the wreckage of the aircraft rests at the bottom of the English Channel – holding, investigators hope, […]

Conservative MP Christopher Chope blocks bill to protect girls from FGM – The Independent

Conservative MP Christopher Chope blocks bill to protect girls from FGM – The Independent

Conservative MP Sir Christopher Chope – the politician widely condemned for objecting to a bill to outlaw upskirting – has blocked legislation designed to protect children from female genital mutilation (FGM). The 71-year-old member for Christchurch was heavily criticised for obstructing the legislation on Friday, and was called an “embarrassment to … party and humanity” […]

‘You NEVER listen!’ – Question Time audience member SAVAGES SNP over quitting UK – Express

‘You NEVER listen!’ – Question Time audience member SAVAGES SNP over quitting UK – Express

The nationalist party is suggesting it could call a second referendum on Scottish independence. They are also calling for another public Brexit vote. SNP Culture Secretary Fiona Hyslop was on last night’s Question Time panel. Addressing her the audience member commented: “I think it’s actually a bit rich, coming from the SNP, talking about leaving […]