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Companies in Brexit ‘supply shock’ as fewer EU citizens come to UK

Businesses are struggling to fill vacancies as a result of drop in new EU workers, says report Companies are suffering from a “supply shock” as fewer EU citizens come to the UK, and companies struggle to fill vacancies, according to ...

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Nobel Prize-winning author VS Naipaul dies aged 85

Novelist Sir VS Naipaul, who won the Nobel Prize in literature, has died aged 85, his family have said. Sir Vidia, who was born in rural Trinidad in 1932, wrote more than 30 books including A Bend in the River ...

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Manchester police say 10 people hospitalized after shooting

London, Aug 12 : Police in Manchester say 10 people have been hospitalized as the result of a shooting after a Caribbean carnival in the city. Greater Manchester police say the injuries range from “minor to major” but most don’t ...

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Philip Hammond urges EU to accept Theresa May’s Brexit plan

Chancellor says Chequers white paper lets UK remain linked to EU economy in way that works for both sides The British chancellor, Philip Hammond, has called on Brussels to accept Theresa May’s Brexit blueprint, saying it offers a “fair and ...

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Call for Gove to give evidence over school abuse case claims

Lawyers want minister called to inquiry over allegation he intervened in investigation Lawyers representing child abuse survivors have called for the environment secretary, Michael Gove, to be called before a public inquiry over an allegation he intervened in a sexual ...

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Boris Johnson to face Tory party inquiry over burqa remarks

Move comes after MEP says party must choose between being a ‘genuine one nation force’ or ‘an English nationalist movement’ The former foreign secretary Boris Johnson is to a face a disciplinary investigation following a string of complaints that his ...

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Corbyn hopes to avert calls for public vote on Brexit at conference

Labour leader faces damaging defeat over the party’s ‘no second referendum’ policy Labour has been considering how to head off a concerted attempt by remain-supporting members to stage a vote at its annual conference on calling for a second referendum, ...

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Judges uphold decision to strip grooming gang members of citizenship

Three members of Rochdale gang face possible deportation to Pakistan after court ruling Three members of a Rochdale grooming gang face possible deportation to Pakistan after court of appeal judges upheld a decision to strip them of their British citizenship. ...

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Tory peer accuses Boris Johnson of making ‘hate crime more likely’

Exclusive: Sayeeda Warsi says burqa jibe adds to view that Muslim women are ‘fair game’ One of the Conservative party’s most high-profile Muslims has accused Boris Johnson of making “hate crime more likely” with an indefensible, “dog-whistle” reference to fully ...

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Tory chief tells Boris Johnson to apologise for burqa remarks

Former minister asked to say sorry for comparing veiled Muslims to bank robbers Boris Johnson has been told by Conservative party chiefs to apologise for his claim that Muslim women in burqas resemble letter boxes and bank robbers. The Tory ...

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