MPs trade bitter blows over Brexit trigger bill

Pro-Leave and Remain MPs have argued long into the night on a marathon first day of debate on the Government’s bill to trigger Article 50. Speaker John Bercow revealed that no fewer than 99 MPs had applied to speak in more than 11 hours of debate, which ends at...

Northern Lights may go out across the UK

The Northern Lights may no longer be visible from any part of the UK by the middle of the century, according to British scientists. University of Reading researchers say a big drop in solar activity could confine the spectacular aurora borealis to the Arctic Circle...

Could Brexit price 'lowly paid' artists out of UK?

“Lowly paid” artists could be priced out of “little England” if Brexit changes restrict freedom of movement, an arts venue director has warned. Sir Nicholas Kenyon, managing director of London’s Barbican Centre, says Government assurances...

Coe's staff chief sacked over 30,000 euro payment

Lord Sebastian Coe’s chief of staff at world athletics’ governing body has been sacked after he admitted lying about a 30,000 euro cash payment from the son of the former president. Nick Davies, a former IAAF (International Association of Athletics...

Man died after 'unlawful' police restraint, court told

A church caretaker with mental health issues died in police custody after being “unlawfully” restrained, with a webbing belt placed around his face, a court has heard. Thomas Orchard, 32, who had schizophrenia, suffered a cardiac arrest at Heavitree Police...