Theresa May urged to trigger Article 50 ASAP amid fears it can be REVERSED

Theresa May urged to trigger Article 50 ASAP amid fears it can be REVERSED

THERESA MAY has been urged to trigger Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty as soon as possible amid fears it could be REVERSED at a later date by pro-EU MPs. By Greg Heffer, Political Reporter PUBLISHED: 04:04, Fri, Aug 12, 2016 | UPDATED: 08:31, Fri, Aug 12, 2016 Tory MP Jacob Rees-Mogg has told Theresa May to trigger Article 50 early next year The Prime Minister, who has vowed not to invoke the legal mechanism…

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Thailand Bomb Attacks Prompts Warning To British Tourists To ‘Exercise Extreme Caution’ And Avoid Non-Essential Travel

Thailand Bomb Attacks Prompts Warning To British Tourists To ‘Exercise Extreme Caution’ And Avoid Non-Essential Travel

Four dead and dozens injured after blasts. 12/08/2016 11:58 Steven Hopkins News Reporter Britons are being warned to “exercise extreme caution” in Thailand after a wave of co-ordinated explosions left at least four people dead and dozens injured. The Foreign Office updated its travel advice on Friday following multiple blasts in Hua Hin, Trang and Surat Thani, and was “urgently clarifying” reports of a further explosion in Phuket. The advice was echoed by several governments,…

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The shortlist for Britain’s best chippy has been announced

The shortlist for Britain’s best chippy has been announced

  Claudia Canavan 7 days ago Is your local on the list? Report image Via: Getty Friends, it’s that time of the year again. The gloriously battered, dunked and deep fried time when we discover just which shops are on the shortlist to be crowned the UK’s Best Fish and Chips.   Glory be.   Revealed, as always, by the official National Fish and Chip Awards from Seafish, it’s a region-by-region breakdown of the finest chippers in…

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Morning mass ascent at the Bristol Balloon Fiesta 2016 cancelled – again

Morning mass ascent at the Bristol Balloon Fiesta 2016 cancelled – again

Bristol Post By Michael_Yong  |  Posted: August 12, 2016 Balloons floating around Bristol have become a familiar sight to many living here, but there will be none in the air this morning. Dozens of balloons stayed tethered to the grounds of Ashton Court this morning, due to weather conditions, after what was meant to be the first mass ascent of the Bristol Balloon Fiesta this summer. Thursday night’s ascent was also cancelled because of high…

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Body Found Under Tree Near Speakers’ Corner In Hyde Park

Body Found Under Tree Near Speakers’ Corner In Hyde Park

Police have set up a cordon following what an officer at the scene called an “unexplained death”.  SKY News 09:36, UK, Friday 12 August 2016 The scene in Hyde Park, London, after a body was discovered Police are treating as suspicious the discovery of a body under a tree near Speakers’ Corner in Hyde Park. Police have set up a large cordon following what an officer at the scene called an “unexplained death”. A member…

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Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe ‘to move back to prison

Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe ‘to move back to prison

Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe ‘to move back to prison Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Peter Sutcliffe was moved to Broadmoor in 1984 BBC NEWS The Yorkshire Ripper is expected to move out of Broadmoor psychiatric hospital and into a prison after medical experts ruled him mentally fit, BBC News understands. A health tribunal has found Peter Sutcliffe no longer needs any treatment for any mental disorder. In 1981 he was convicted of 13 murders…

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Shakespeare ‘joining England’

Shakespeare ‘joining England’

Sky Sports skysports.com1 day ago Craig Shakespeare will be confirmed as part of Sam Allardyce’s England staff later this week, Sky sources understand. AdChoices Leicester assistant manager Shakespeare started his coaching career at West Brom before working under former Foxes boss Nigel Pearson. © Provided by Sky Sports PA It is understood he will carry out his England role on a part-time basis, while continuing his duties alongside Claudio Ranieri with Leicester, who lost head of recruitment Steve Walsh to Everton…

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There was fury at Holyrood when union flags were removed from the canteen after protests from Nationalists.

There was fury at Holyrood when union flags were removed from the canteen after protests from Nationalists.

The miniature flags had initially been put out as table decorations on Thursday as part of an Olympic Games-inspired barbecue to mark the last day of parliamentary business before the summer recess. They formed the centrepiece of decorations which also included red, white and blue balloons and cut-out Olympic torches on the walls. However, the use of the union flags upset some SNP MSPs, who want to see Scotland become independent of the United Kingdom,…

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England’s reliance on Joe Root and Alastair Cook is becoming ridiculous – it is time someone else stepped up

England’s reliance on Joe Root and Alastair Cook is becoming ridiculous – it is time someone else stepped up

Scyld Berry, Cricket Correspondent 3 August 2016 • 7:30am   It is the fashion for an England player to kiss the badge of three lions on his helmet. At Lord’s Pakistan’s Misbah ul-Haq did his famous press-ups, while Azhar Ali sank to his knees and pressed his forehead to the turf at Taunton and Hove in the warm-up games. Whichever way he chooses to celebrate, the first batsman to score a century in the third…

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Champions League play-off draw made

Champions League play-off draw made

Porto will face Roma and Manchester City must overcome former winners Steaua București after the UEFA Champions League play-off draw was made. Play-off draw League route Steaua București (ROU) v Manchester City (ENG) – 16 & 24 August Porto (POR) v Roma (ITA) – 17 & 23 August Ajax (NED) v Rostov (RUS) – 16 & 24 August Young Boys (SUI) v Borussia Mönchengladbach (GER) – 16 & 24 August Villarreal (ESP) v Monaco (FRA) –…

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