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Brexit: 'Physically impossible' to leave on 29 March, says chancellor

Brexit: 'Physically impossible' to leave on 29 March, says chancellor

It is now "physically impossible" for the UK to leave the EU on the planned date of 29 March, the chancellor says. Philip Hammond told the BBC's Andrew Marr that even if MPs agreed the PM's Brexit deal in the coming days, a "short...

Sunday, 12:00 in Regional
 
Sinn Féin criticised for 'England get out of Ireland' banner

Sinn Féin criticised for 'England get out of Ireland' banner

Sinn Féin president Mary Lou McDonald has been criticised after she posed with a banner reading 'England get out of Ireland'. Ms McDonald was photographed with the banner during the New York St Patrick's Day parade on Saturday. Irish Tánaiste (Deputy...

Sunday, 11:44 in Regional
 

Christchurch shootings: Stories of heroism emerge from attacks

Stories of heroism have emerged from the attacks at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand that left 50 people dead. A 48-year-old Afghan man says he confronted the gunman and threw a credit card machine at him. Two rural police officers, one of...

Sunday, 11:41 in World News
 
Boy rescued from flooded van in Welwyn Garden City lake

Boy rescued from flooded van in Welwyn Garden City lake

A seven-year-old boy has been rescued from a flooded van that rolled into a lake. Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service was called to Stanborough Lakes in Welwyn Garden City at about 16:08 GMT on Saturday. An eyewitness said she saw members of the...

Sunday, 11:38 in Regional
 
Conservative MP Nick Boles says he isn't 'ready to give up' on party

Conservative MP Nick Boles says he isn't 'ready to give up' on party

Tory MP Nick Boles, who quit his local party on Saturday over his stance on Brexit, says his priority lies with his constituents and he will not be "bossed around by a small number of people". He told the Andrew Marr Show he thought about...

Sunday, 11:27 in Regional
 
Christchurch shootings: Social media 'too slow' at removing footage

Christchurch shootings: Social media 'too slow' at removing footage

Social media companies were too slow removing footage of an attack on two mosques in New Zealand where 50 people were killed, an MP has said. The gunman filmed Friday's attack and live-streamed it directly to Facebook. The social media giant said on...

Sunday, 11:18 in Regional
 
Severn Bridge travel to Wales rises after tolls end

Severn Bridge travel to Wales rises after tolls end

The M4 Severn crossing into Wales has seen a rise in use of more than 10% since tolls were abolished, according to figures from Highways England. Traffic figures show 32,420 vehicles used the crossing in January and 35,457 in February compared with...

Sunday, 11:18 in Regional
 
Christchurch shootings: Mosque attacks leave city in shock

Christchurch shootings: Mosque attacks leave city in shock

Nasir Uddin gazes through the trees in the park towards the exterior wall and golden roof of the Al Noor mosque across the road. With a police perimeter still in place, it's as near as he can get. He looks at the building with tear-filled eyes....

Sunday, 11:18 in World News
 

Conwy council: Monthly bin collections 'boost recycling'

A move to monthly bin collections has led to more recycled waste and less going to landfill, the first council in England and Wales to do so has claimed. Conwy council controversially rolled out monthly black bag collections in September after it was...

Sunday, 10:18 in Regional
 
Disabled woman chased for using her blue badge

Disabled woman chased for using her blue badge

A woman with a neuro-muscular condition has described being chased in a car park and told she was abusing the blue badge disabled parking scheme. Sara Flay, from Neath, needs support from ankle and leg braces but her disability is not immediately...

Sunday, 09:42 in Regional
 
McDonald's: Tom Watson urges chain to drop Monopoly campaign

McDonald's: Tom Watson urges chain to drop Monopoly campaign

A McDonald's Monopoly campaign which sees customers given the chance to win prizes including food is a "danger to public health", says MP Tom Watson. He is urging the fast food giant to drop the annual competition, which starts again this...

Sunday, 09:33 in Regional
 
Emmerdale stars take on Harrogate fans in charity match

Emmerdale stars take on Harrogate fans in charity match

Emmerdale stars and Harrogate Town FC supporters are taking part in a charity football match in aid of a young fan with a rare blood disorder. Archie Flintoft, aged three, has Diamond Blackfan anaemia (DBA) - a condition where the bone marrow fails to...

Sunday, 08:52 in Regional
 
Women's football: Tackling stereotypes by developing talent

Women's football: Tackling stereotypes by developing talent

It is more than 100 years since the earliest recorded international women's football match. That match was held in Belfast on Boxing Day 1917 when Tyneside Girls beat Irish Girls 4-1 at Grosvenor Park. It's a match consigned to, and it seems mostly...

Sunday, 08:52 in Regional
 

Joe Biden says he's running in 2020 - then corrects himself

Joe Biden appeared to announce his candidacy for the 2020 US election, before immediately correcting himself. The former vice-president made the slip while addressing 1,000 Democrats at a dinner in his home state of Delaware. He said his record was...

Sunday, 08:39 in World News
 
David Parr: Artist's 'awe' at 1880s artisan decorated house

David Parr: Artist's 'awe' at 1880s artisan decorated house

An artist who helped restore a terraced home to how it looked more than 100 years ago said she was "deeply in awe" at the skills of a Victorian worker. David Parr, who worked for a firm used by 19th Century master craftsmen, covered his...

Sunday, 08:10 in Regional
 


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