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Brexit: Will Brits living in the EU still get healthcare?

Brexit: Will Brits living in the EU still get healthcare?

If the UK leaves the EU without a deal, reciprocal healthcare arrangements will not automatically survive. The UK is trying to reach agreements with EU governments to extend them. For emergency treatment on holiday, UK nationals can use their EHIC...

yesterday, 00:52 in Business
 
Facebook needs regulation as Zuckerberg 'fails' - UK MPs

Facebook needs regulation as Zuckerberg 'fails' - UK MPs

Facebook needs far stricter regulation, with tough and urgent action necessary to end the spread of disinformation on its platform, MPs have said. A Commons committee has concluded that the firm's founder Mark Zuckerberg failed to show...

yesterday, 00:41 in Regional
 
Train operators call for fare shakeup

Train operators call for fare shakeup

Tap-in, tap-out rail fares could be expanded beyond London if a group of train operators gets its way. The Rail Delivery Group has set out a wish-list of reforms for the industry and it wants the UK and devolved governments to support them. Another...

yesterday, 00:18 in Regional
 
Tax-free childcare helps just a fifth of families

Tax-free childcare helps just a fifth of families

Just 91,000 families made use of the new Tax-Free Childcare system in December, according to new government data, That is far below the expected number. Official figures, analysed by the BBC, show that the government had planned and budgeted for...

yesterday, 00:18 in Regional
 
Late-paying big firms 'should get public contract bans'

Late-paying big firms 'should get public contract bans'

Big companies who pay their suppliers "unacceptably late" should be banned from getting public contracts, small business leaders have claimed. The Federation of Small Businesses wants firms to prove in advance that they are...

yesterday, 00:18 in Regional
 
David Mundell: 'Coming out as gay was so difficult'

David Mundell: 'Coming out as gay was so difficult'

Scottish Secretary David Mundell has said coming out as gay was "one of the most difficult things I've done". Mr Mundell revealed in January 2016 that it was time to "acknowledge in public as well as in private, who I am". At the...

yesterday, 00:18 in Regional
 
Newport West Labour MP Paul Flynn dies aged 84

Newport West Labour MP Paul Flynn dies aged 84

The veteran Labour MP Paul Flynn has died at the age of 84, his local party has announced. Mr Flynn, who was first elected to represent Newport West in 1987, had been ill for some time. He announced in October he would step down from Parliament...

Sunday, 23:57 in Regional
 
Mountain lion in California tree 'rescued' by firefighters

Mountain lion in California tree 'rescued' by firefighters

A very large cat has been rescued from a tree near a property in California after the homeowner saw it while working in the garden, officials say. US firefighters arrived at the property in San Bernardino after the mountain lion - or cougar - was...

Sunday, 23:47 in World News
 
Park Lane doorman stabbing: Murder charge for fourth man

Park Lane doorman stabbing: Murder charge for fourth man

A fourth man has been charged with murdering a doorman who was guarding a party on New Year's Day. Security guard Tudor Simionov, 33, was attacked outside Fountain House at about 05:30 GMT on 1 January. Nor Aden Hamada, 23, of no fixed address, was...

Sunday, 23:37 in Regional
 
Stalybridge moor fire: Crews tackling large blaze

Stalybridge moor fire: Crews tackling large blaze

Firefighters are tackling a large blaze which has broken out on moorland in Greater Manchester. An area at the top of a hill near Stalybridge was reported to be ablaze at about 21:05 GMT. Greater Manchester Fire Service said its crews were using...

Sunday, 23:05 in Regional
 
Key senator vows to probe discussions about removing Trump

Key senator vows to probe discussions about removing Trump

The chairman of the US Senate Judiciary Committee has vowed to get to the bottom of allegations that discussions were held in 2017 on removing President Donald Trump from office. Senator Lindsey Graham pledged to issue subpoenas "if that's what...

Sunday, 22:20 in World News
 

Man dies after tree falls on car in Egham

A man has died after a tree fell on a car in Surrey. Police said the silver Lexus was driving along the A308 in Egham when it was involved in a crash. Firefighters said that a man was cut free from the car but was declared dead. Four other people...

Sunday, 21:11 in Regional
 

Labour 'dealing with' split rumour issues

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell has said the Labour Party is "dealing with" any issues that might cause a split. Rumours continue to circulate that some MPs are close to resigning the whip. But Mr McDonnell insisted the party was...

Sunday, 18:28 in Regional
 
Liberia gold mine collapse: Dozens arrested at 'lawless' rescue site

Liberia gold mine collapse: Dozens arrested at 'lawless' rescue site

More than 60 miners, some armed, have been arrested at an illegal gold mine in north-eastern Liberia where around 40 people remain trapped in a collapsed pit, officials have told the BBC. They "resisted" a team sent to restore order at the...

Sunday, 17:37 in World News
 
Poland PM cancels Israel trip after Netanyahu's Holocaust comment

Poland PM cancels Israel trip after Netanyahu's Holocaust comment

PM Mateusz Morawiecki has cancelled a trip to Israel following comments on the Holocaust by Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu. Mr Netanyahu was quoted in Israeli media as saying "Poles co-operated with the Germans" during the...

Sunday, 16:38 in World News
 


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