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Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein Stokes Fears About Banking Post-Brexit With Frankfurt Tweet

The CEO of Goldman Sachs has stoked fears that the banking giant could pull more staff out of London after he took a thinly-veiled shot at the UK over Brexit.

Labour MP Ben Bradshaw Calls For Probe Into 'Dark Money' Of Brexit Referendum

The Government must investigate what role “dark money” played in the Brexit referendum, Labour MP Ben Bradshaw has said.

Smacking Children To Be Banned In Scotland

Smacking children will be banned in Scotland, the Scottish government has confirmed today [19 October].

Photo Of Theresa May With 'Whispering' Angela Merkel And Emmanuel Macron Sparks Hilarious Theories

In classic Theresa May fashion, the Prime Minister’s trip to Brussels has thrown up a less-than-optimal photo opportunity.

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British GQ Political Correspondent Rupert Myers Sacked As 'Allegations' Emerge

British GQ has announced it has terminated the freelance contract of political correspondent Rupert Myers amid “allegations” about his behaviour.


Nobody Really Knows If UK Could Go Back On Brexit, Experts Say

Nobody really knows if the UK could go back on Brexit even if it wanted to, experts say.


Violent Crime Surge Blamed For 13% Rise In Number Of Offences In England And Wales

A surge in violent crime has helped push the number of offences recorded by police in England and Wales past five million, new figures reveal.


RT Advert On London Underground Shows Broadcaster Is Putin's 'Mouthpiece,' Tom Watson Says

Adverts for Kremlin-funded broadcaster RT that tell London commuters to watch to “find out who we are planning to hack next” show it is the Russian government’s “mouthpiece”, Labour has said.

These Researchers Can Incredibly Bring Still Photographs Back To Life

We all know the feeling when you go to take a selfie and accidentally find yourself video recording your double chin (so good for the self confidence).


Dolly Parton Offers First Look At CBeebies Bedtime Story

If you’re one of the many people eagerly anticipating Dolly Parton’s CBeebies Bedtime Story (we know are), then you are in for a treat, as a first-look clip of her appearance has been released.

Big Bang Theory's Mayim Bialik Apologises For Harvey Weinstein Comments, After Being Accused Of ‘Victim-Blaming’

Mayim Bialik has apologised for her comments on the Harvey Weinstein scandal, after she was accused of victim blaming.

Catalonia Threatened With Suspension Of Autonomy As Spain Plans Move To Impose Direct Rule

Spain is to begin the process of taking control of Catalonia’s powers, imposing direct rule on the semi-autonomous region, an official in Madrid said.


Stormzy Awarded Best Solo Artist At Q Awards, After Dominating Mobo Nominations

Stormzy’s week just got even better, after he scooped a huge prize at Wednesday (18 October) night’s Q Awards.

Donald Trump Gives Father Of Slain Soldier Money He Promised - Four Months Late

Donald Trump has been forced to hastily send a cheque for $25,000 to the father of a slain US Army sergeant after it emerged the US President had personally promised the money and not followed through with the offer.

Channing Tatum Cuts Ties With The Weinstein Company

Channing Tatum has cut ties with The Weinstein Company (TWC), announcing that he will no longer be developing his film ‘Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock...

Michelle Williams Felt 'Suicidal' At Height Of Destiny’s Child’s Fame

Former Destiny’s Child star Michelle Williams has revealed she felt suicidal at the height of the US girl group’s fame in the late nineties and ea...


Brexit No Deal On Trade Looks 'Inevitable,' Says Former Tory Cabinet Minister Owen Paterson

A former Conservative cabinet minister has said it looks “inevitable” that Brexit talks will fail and the UK will leave the EU without a trade deal.


It's Time To Tackle Britain's Endemic Low Pay Problem Or Social Mobility Will Pay The Price

Although it is in Britain's DNA that everyone should have a fair chance in life, ours is a country where still too often demography still defines destiny. Being born poor all too often condemns a child to a lifetime of poverty.…

Millennials Facing Post-Brexit 'Lost Decade'

Post-Brexit Britain is risking a “lost decade” as rising wealth inequality, soaring debt and sky-high house prices leave the country’s youth behind, a new report warns.

Government Urged To Set Aside Millions To Refund Universal Credit Helpline Bills

The government is under increasing pressure to set aside millions to refund the call fees of Universal Credit claimants after confirming plans to scrap charges for the service’s helpline.

Wednesday, Oct 18

No, Your #MeToo Story Isn't 'Not Serious Enough'

When the #MeToo hashtag began sweeping social media earlier this week, I was both horrified and comforted. I was horrified at the sheer number of women coming forward, and that so many of my friends and colleagues had experienced assault…

It Costs Workers £9,300 A Year Not To Be A White Man, New Research Reveals

Women and ethnic minority men in Britain are missing out on the equivalent of £9,300 a year in wages because they are not white males, an unprecedented study into the ‘true cost’ of prejudice has revealed.

Government Announces It Will Scrap Universal Credit Helpline Fees

The government is to scrap fees for the Universal Credit helpline after it was revealed some claimants have been charged up to 55p a minute to access advice and support.

Theresa May Faces Battle As Labour Calls On Tory Rebels To Help Halt Universal Credit Roll-Out

Theresa May is facing a fight to force through a major overhaul of benefit payments, after Labour called on Tory MPs not fully behind the policy to help halt its roll-out.

Tuesday, Oct 17

Boris Johnson Attacks Corbyn Over 'Russia Today' - Weeks After His Own Father Was On The TV Channel

Boris Johnson has attacked Jeremy Corbyn for his links to ‘Russia Today’ – just weeks after his own father and a string of Tory MPs appeared on the TV channel.

Hate Crime Reports Rose By 29% In Year Of Brexit Vote, Home Office Reveals

The number of hate crimes recorded by police surged after the Brexit referendum to be 29% higher than the previous year, the biggest increase ever recorded.

'No Deal' Brexit Will Leave Poorest Families £500-A-Year Worse Off, Claims Report

The UK’s poorest families will be at least £500-a-year worse off with a ‘no deal’ Brexit, a new study has claimed.

Boris Johnson Set To Lose His Seat To Labour Under Final Parliamentary Boundary Review

Boris Johnson is on course to lose his Commons seat to Labour at the next election if new Parliamentary boundary changes get the go-ahead.

Monday, Oct 16

Theresa May Had 7 Article 50 Goals - And She's Failed All Of Them

Theresa May has failed to stick to any of the seven targets she set her Government in her letter to Brussels triggering Article 50.

Storm Ophelia: Latest Updates As Ex-Hurricane Batters Ireland And UK

The death count of Storm Ophelia - one of the most serious storms to hit the British Isles in decades - has risen to three as the Republic of Ireland is thrashed by destructive winds and heavy downpours.

Tory 'Ultra Right-Wing' Cabinet Ministers Must Be Forced To Reject No Deal Brexit, Says Ken Clarke

Ken Clarke has said he hopes to force “ultra right-wing” Conservative members of the Cabinet to reject a no deal Brexit.

Attention Is Turning To These Hollywood Stars After Harvey Weinstein’s Expulsion From The Academy

Following the Academy’s decision to expel Harvey Weinstein from its ranks, debate over the fact a handful of other Hollywood stars - who have faced ...

Sunday, Oct 15

New Law To Protect Emergency Workers From Assault Set To Get Government Backing

A new law to protect emergency services workers from assault in the line of duty is set to get the go-ahead from the Government, HuffPost UK can reveal.

Harvey Weinstein: British Police Investigating Four More Sex Assault Allegations

British police are investigating five sexual assault allegations involving film producer Harvey Weinstein, sources have confirmed to the Press Association after more women came forward to make complaints.

Britain Will Remain In EU As Tories Are Botching Brexit Talks, Says Former Corbyn Advisor Matt Zarb-Cousin

Britain will remain in the EU and there will be an election in 2019, ex-Jeremy Corbyn advisor Matt Zarb-Cousin has said.

Theresa May Invited By SNP MP Drew Hendry To Universal Credit Summit To See Impact Of Scheme

Theresa May has been invited to a summit so she can hear first-hand the “horrifying stories” of people on Universal Credit.