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Tony Blair says Trump must reassure EU of support for bloc

Tony Blair says Trump must reassure EU of support for bloc

Donald Trump must reassure Europe by clearly stating his support for democratic values and the survival of the EU if the US is not to suffer as individual European nations are picked off by the rival powers such as Russia and China, Tony Blair has...

today, 11:02 in World News
 
Grayling accused of 'running scared' after pulling out of north-west transport summit

Grayling accused of 'running scared' after pulling out of north-west transport summit

Chris Grayling has been accused of “running scared” after he pulled out of a key transport summit in Manchester because it clashes with a House of Commons vote on Heathrow expansion. The transport secretary had been due to appear at the Place North...

today, 10:44 in Politics
 
Ikea finally set to open first store in India – but holds the meatballs

Ikea finally set to open first store in India – but holds the meatballs

Ikea is set to open its first store and restaurant in India after years of trying but arguably its most famous item is off the menu – Swedish meatballs. Ikea, the world’s biggest furniture retailer, will next month cut the ribbon on a massive 37,000...

today, 10:32 in Business
 
Millennials make it a slow booze summer in the UK

Millennials make it a slow booze summer in the UK

It’s summer, the World Cup is on, and there’s a heatwave on the way. But for increasing numbers of people, from pregnant women to abstemious millennials to health-conscious weight-watchers, that does not mean drinking to excess. And, with drinking...

today, 10:32 in Business
 
England v Australia: fifth ODI – live!

England v Australia: fifth ODI – live!

Can England trounce Australia again to record their first five-zip whitewash in these contests? Will Australia salvage something from their misadventure? Those are the sorts of questions we are asking on this glorious Manchester morning. There is not...

today, 10:23 in Sport
 
On my radar: Reni Eddo-Lodge’s cultural highlights

On my radar: Reni Eddo-Lodge’s cultural highlights

Born in London in 1989, Reni Eddo-Lodge studied English at the University of Central Lancashire and went on to work as a journalist. In 2017, she published her bestselling book, Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race. Since March this...

today, 10:22 in Art & Culture
 
Caitlin Moran: ‘I address the taboos that need to be busted’

Caitlin Moran: ‘I address the taboos that need to be busted’

Raised and home-schooled in Wolverhampton, Caitlin Moran became a journalist aged 15 and is now an award-winning writer at the Times. Her 2011 nonfiction memoir How to Be a Woman is an international bestseller, while How to Build a Girl, the first...

today, 10:21 in Learning
 
EU leaders' migration summit offers lifeline to embattled Merkel

EU leaders' migration summit offers lifeline to embattled Merkel

EU leaders will gather for an emergency summit on migration on Sunday, with the aim of shoring up Angela Merkel’s government. The informal “mini-summit”in Brussels is being seen as a lifeline for the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, amid a bitter...

today, 10:19 in World News
 
Fraudsters ‘turning Dubai into the new Costa del Crime’

Fraudsters ‘turning Dubai into the new Costa del Crime’

Fraudsters involved in scams costing the Treasury almost £100m have bought a string of luxury apartments in Dubai – now considered to have replaced Spain’s Costa Del Crime as the place to launder money – a major leak of a secret Dubai property...

today, 10:14 in Business
 
Up to 100 Labour MPs to back government on Heathrow third runway

Up to 100 Labour MPs to back government on Heathrow third runway

Labour MPs who disagree with Jeremy Corbyn’s opposition to the expansion of Heathrow airport have been working closely with government ministers and Tory whips to ensure the plans win parliamentary approval on Monday, in an extraordinary show of...

today, 10:14 in Business
 
Supermarkets targeted in the battle against obesity

Supermarkets targeted in the battle against obesity

New laws to ban shops from offering special “two for the price of one” deals near supermarket checkouts for food high in sugar, fat or salt are to be introduced in an attempt to ease an obesity crisis that has made the UK the most overweight nation in...

today, 10:14 in Business
 
In desirable Southwold, locals rise up against blight of empty holiday homes

In desirable Southwold, locals rise up against blight of empty holiday homes

“We don’t wish to be sounding nimby, or that we’re not keeping up with the times,” worries Will Windell, a Southwold councillor, “but you need to see the effect that this stuff has in a real way on a small community.” The stuff, for the full-time...

today, 10:14 in Business
 
‘Russia meets Mo Salah and the atmosphere crackles’: World Cup 2018 diary

‘Russia meets Mo Salah and the atmosphere crackles’: World Cup 2018 diary

Sunday: Kazan It says a lot for the difference between fear-stoked preconceptions and the reality of spending a bit of time in a Russian city that I am sad to be leaving Kazan, with its beautiful kremlin by the river, easygoing atmosphere and the...

today, 10:09 in Sport
 
Fresh controversy over firefighters’ ‘stay-put’ advice at Grenfell

Fresh controversy over firefighters’ ‘stay-put’ advice at Grenfell

All fire authorities were officially advised to train key staff to determine when they should abandon the “stay-put” policy for residents in burning tower blocks three years before the Grenfell tragedy, it has emerged. But the quality and scope of the...

today, 09:46 in World News
 
Scientists aim to stop the devastation of Zika-like pandemics

Scientists aim to stop the devastation of Zika-like pandemics

For several months, health workers have been battling to contain an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. A total of 60 cases, 28 of them fatal, have been reported around the town of Mbandaka, though authorities say the outbreak is...

today, 09:46 in World News
 


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