July 31, 2019

Newspaper headlines: Plastic bag use plunges and Army tackles fake news

Sales of plastic bags and the military's "social media warfare" plans feature in Thursday's papers.
July 31, 2019

Eco tents at festivals: Would you sleep in a cardboard box?

Plastic tents are often left behind, and each one is the equivalent of around 250 plastic cups.
July 31, 2019

Bumi Thomas: British-born jazz artist faces deportation from the UK

Bumi Thomas, a jazz artist who thought she was a British citizen, is now facing deportation from the UK.
July 31, 2019

No-deal Brexit plans to get £2.1bn boost

Measures to beef up border security and stockpile medicines are among the preparations being funded.
July 31, 2019

We should be in every school in the UK, PC says

MPs have called for schools with a higher risk of youth violence to have dedicated PCs, but what do these officers do?
July 31, 2019

Landmark arms treaty set to implode on Friday as Pentagon eyes building new missiles

The United States will officially leave the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) on Friday, marking what some worry will be the resumption of a new arms race between Russia and the United States. With the INF now essentially undone, 32 years of nonproliferation efforts will likely be reversed. The 1987 INF treaty prompted the United […]
July 31, 2019

Ministers reject Ferguson shipyard share ownership bid

The Scottish government seems increasingly likely to take the Ferguson yard in Port Glasgow into public ownership.
July 31, 2019

Flooding causes major disruption across north of England

Roads are closed, rail services cancelled and homes flooded as severe downpours cause disruption.
July 31, 2019

‘Feral’ Swansea gang jailed for attacking delivery drivers

The gang, armed with knives, tried to take food from delivery drivers and attacked one with a bar.
July 31, 2019

Marianne Williamson is the newest internet darling – CNN

Marianne Williamson is the newest internet darling  CNNMarianne Williamson had a big night in the Democratic debate. Here are 7 things to know about her.  The Washington PostMarianne Williamson: Flint is just tip of the iceberg&nbsp...