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Rolf Harris cleared of three latest sex assault charges

FORMER entertainer and one-time icon of British TV, Rolf Harris, 86, has been cleared of three sex assault charges. The jury at Southwark Crown Court were unable to reach a verdict on four other counts. Harris remains in prison in Stafford in the UK where he is serving a sentence…

Man flies from Spain to help Essex police with their enquiries

A REPORT on the Essex Police Facebook site has revealed that a 50-year-old man who lives in Southern Spain has returned to the UK to make a voluntary statement to the police concerning the murder in 2015 of convicted fraudster John Palmer. Nicknamed ‘Goldfinger’ because of his involvement in melting…

After nearly 50 years, Black Sabbath call it a day in Birmingham

FORMED in 1968, the band that came to epitomise sex, drugs and rock and roll, Black Sabbath finally bowed out with their last ever concert taking place in their hometown Birmingham on Saturday February 4 as the culmination of a year-long world tour. Three of the original founders of the…

Bad weather in Spain blamed as UK supermarkets ration vegetables

FIRST it was the 'courgette crisis' but now other vegetables are being rationed by supermarkets in the UK following bad weather in Spain. Lettuce, aubergines, brocolli and courgettes are all in short supply after wet, freezing condtions ruined many of the Spanish crops. Frustrated shoppers have taken to sharing photographs…

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Article 50 Brexit trigger bill overwhelmingly backed by MPs

THE House of Commons has backed the government's European Union Bill to allow Prime Minister Theresa May to trigger Article 50 - the start of the formal process of leaving the EU. Mrs May has set a deadline of 31 March to trigger Article 50 and then the Prime Minister…

Nigel Farage mocked in European Parliament

DURING one of his appearances at the European Parliament, Nigel Farage was unaware that as he was explaining that EU leaders were misguided in their attacks on Donald Trump and his 90 day immigration ban a Labour MEP was mocking him from behind. As he criticised the EU immigration policy…

Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn row in Parliament

PRIME MINISTER’S question time today (February 1) saw a furious exchange between Theresa May and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn over the proposed State Visit of Donald Trump following her visit to the USA. Referring to the recent actions taken by the new president and the fact that 1.8 million British…

Prime Minister 'does not agree' with Donald Trump's ban on immigrants as thousands protest

THERESA MAY has issued a statement in which she says that she “does not agree” with Donald Trump’s refugee-banning executive order. It was released after the prime minister came under pressure to denounce the president’s order, which paralysed the US refugee programme and banned nationals from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia,…

UK aims for ‘frictionless’ holiday travel for Brits to Spain post-Brexit

MINISTERS in the UK are exploring how to make it easier for Britons to holiday in Spain post-Brexit, amid calls for visa-free travel across Europe. Conservative MP Nigel Huddleston said the UK must make clear to the EU member states that it is in their interests to help British travellers…

Supreme Court rules parliament must be consulted over Brexit Article 50

THE Supreme Court has rejected the government appeal against the High Court decision requiring that parliament should vote on the triggering of Article 50 of the Lisbon agreement by eight votes to three on January 24. In summing up the decision made by the majority of 11 Supreme Court judges,…

‘Allo ‘Allo! star Gorden Kaye dies in care home aged 75

ACTOR Gorden Kaye, who was best known for his role in the BBC sitcom ‘Allo ‘Allo!, has died aged 75. Kaye, an only child, was born in Huddersfield, West Riding of Yorkshire, on 7 April 1941. He worked in hospital radio in Huddersfield and interviewed The Beatles in 1965. He…

Four main decisions regarding Brexit announced by Theresa May

THERESA MAY the British Prime Minister made her much leaked speech on her plans for Brexit at a press conference on January 17 with much of the content appearing to be in accord with the recent recommendations of the Commons Brexit committee. There was nothing particularly unexpected in the speech…
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