Jamal Khashoggi: Labour slams government’s response as ‘too little, too late’
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Jamal Khashoggi: Labour slams government’s response as ‘too little, too late’

Labour has launched a blistering attack on the government over its response to the presumed murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as pressure mounts on officials heading to Saudi Arabia for a conference. US President Donald Trump vowed “severe punishment” if Saudi authorities were found to have played a role in killing the Washington Post…

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Football-mad girl won fame because boys refused to shake her hand
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Football-mad girl won fame because boys refused to shake her hand

When Sarah Yarnold posted a photo on Facebook of her seven-year-old daughter Darcy grinning and holding up a pair of muddy football boots, she didn’t expect thousands of people across the world to see it. But the accompanying caption, telling how Darcy’s passion for playing mixed football outshone the unkind comments of a handful of…

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Anti-fascists block route of Democratic Football Lads Alliance London march
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Anti-fascists block route of Democratic Football Lads Alliance London march

Anti-racist protesters have attempted to block the route of a planned march through central London by the Democratic Football Lads Alliance, leaving hundreds of the rightwing group’s supporters stuck in Pall Mall, as police formed a barrier between the crowds. The march, which began on Park Lane, soon descended into violence, with some of the…

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£7,000 to bag a rare deer … how trophy hunting came to the home counties
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£7,000 to bag a rare deer … how trophy hunting came to the home counties

Many Britons probably think that trophy hunting is something that happens abroad. But anyone looking to bag an animal’s head to grace that empty spot on their wall needs only to head to deepest, darkest Bedfordshire where they can shoot rare deer, or, for the financially stretched, wallabies and sheep. A small number of overseas…

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Top climate scientist blasts UK’s fracking plans ‘as aping Trump’
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Top climate scientist blasts UK’s fracking plans ‘as aping Trump’

One of the world’s leading climate scientists has launched a scathing attack on the government’s fracking programme, accusing ministers of aping Donald Trump and ignoring scientific evidence. James Hansen, who is known as the father of climate science, warned that future generations would judge the decision to back a UK fracking industry harshly. “So the…

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Police watchdog ‘pressed paramedics to give inaccurate statements’ after student paralysed
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Police watchdog ‘pressed paramedics to give inaccurate statements’ after student paralysed

Two paramedics giving evidence at a disciplinary hearing of police officers involved in an incident in which a student athlete was paralysed have accused investigators of putting them under pressure to give inaccurate statements. Caroline Dilley and Paul Sim, of the East of England ambulance service, are credited with saving the life of Julian Cole…

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