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Council tackles loneliness this Christmas

Appeal to identify isolated elderly people LinkAge Plus service celebrates ten years Older residents facing the prospect of spending the festive season on their own are being offered a chance to get together for a meal and social activity with others in ...

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Bangladesh High Commission UK celebrates Victory Day

Mirror Desk : THE Bangladesh High Commission in the UK celebrated 48th Victory Day on Sunday 16th December. High Commissioner of Bangladesh to the UK Saida Muna Tasneem started the celebration by hoisting the national flag with national anthem at 11.00 ...

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Brexit: Cabinet to consider ramping up no-deal plans

The cabinet will discuss whether the government should ramp up preparations for a no-deal Brexit when it meets later this morning.It comes after Theresa May said MPs would not vote on her Brexit deal until the third week in January. ...

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Student loan ruling adds £12bn to government borrowing

A change in how student loans are recorded in the public finances will add £12bn to the deficit, following an Office for National Statistics ruling. The amount expected not to be repaid, which could be 45% of lending, will be ...

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May warns against another Brexit referendum

Holding another referendum on the EU would “break faith with the British people”, Theresa May will warn MPs. Former PMs John Major and Tony Blair are among those urging a new referendum if MPs cannot agree on a way forward. ...

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May aims to rescue Brexit plan; EU says ball’s in UK’s court

Photo: British Prime Minister Theresa May, centre, arrives for a round table meeting at an EU summit in Brussels, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. Brussels, Dec 14 : British Prime Minister Theresa May launched a rescue mission for her ailing Brexit ...

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Brexit: Theresa May won’t lead Conservatives into next election

Prime Minister Theresa May has said she will not lead the Conservative Party into the next general election. She said the party would prefer to “to go into that election with another leader”, as she arrived in Brussels for an ...

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Police funding: Government pledges extra £300m

Police forces in England and Wales are set to receive an extra £300m to help pay for pension expenses and other costs, ministers have announced. Since 2010, central government funding to police forces has been cut by almost a third, ...

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UK’s May wins no-confidence vote by MPs unhappy over Brexit

Photo: Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street to attend the weekly Prime Ministers’ Questions session, at parliament in London, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018. London, Dec 13 : British Prime Minister Theresa May survived a political crisis over ...

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UK’s May hits narrowing road for help rescuing Brexit deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May, left, is greeted by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker at EU headquarters in Brussels, Tuesday, Dec. 11 2018. Brussels, Dec 12 : Prime Minister Theresa May said she found “a shared determination” among some European ...

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