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November 16, 2017 10:41 PM The face of Britain: Brilliant pictures taken over one weekend and chosen by renowned photographer Rankin for Children In Need project offer an amazing insight into the nation today

Barges drifting down a gentle river, children flying kites in grassy meadows and enormous waves lashing our rugged coastline. These brilliant pictures featuring in a Children In Need Christmas book capture the majesty of life in the UK. More than 11,000 images were submitted from across the nation before renowned photographer John Rankin chose his favourite 32

November 16, 2017 9:52 PM Brompton bike boss claims the Brexit 'momentum of fear' is damaging the economy

The boss of Britain's biggest bicycle-maker has warned the anti-Brexit campaign is causing small businesses to panic and damaging the economy. Brompton Bicycle's managing director Will Butler-Adams claimed firms would be able to cope if Britain left the European Union without a trade deal, which would see exports to the Continent face tariffs of 10 per cent under 82

November 16, 2017 6:50 PM Bridgepoint to spearhead Burger King´s UK growth, sources say

Private equity giant Bridgepoint is to spearhead Burger King’s expansion across the country after becoming the restaurants chain’s master UK franchisee, sources have said. The Press Association understands the private equity group has struck a deal with Burger King Europe GmbH (BKE) to gain exclusive rights to the brand so it can launch new Burger King sites 35

November 15, 2017 10:45 PM Nitto ATP Finals Results

Grigor Dimitrov (6), Bulgaria, def. David Goffin (7), Belgium, 6-0, 6-2. Dominic Thiem (4), Austria, def. Pablo Carreno Busta, Spain, 6-3, 3-6, 6-4. Standings: Dimitrov 2-0 (sets 4-1, games 30-17), Thiem 1-1 (3-3, 30-31), Goffin 1-1 (2-3, 21-29), Pablo Carreno Busta, Spain 0-1 (1-2, 13-15), x-Nadal 0-1 (1-2, 17-19). Standings: Roger Federer 2-0 (4-1, 31-24), Alexander 24

November 15, 2017 2:52 PM European Union officials preparing for December Brexit talks to end in failure

BRUSSELS officials are braced for crunch Brexit talks to end in failure next month, according to sources close to the negotiations. The talks remain deadlocked with Britain refusing to bow to stubborn European Union demands for a £90bn (€100bn) divorce settlement. Theresa May and Brexit Secretary David Davis insist the UK has already offered concessions 43

November 14, 2017 12:53 PM Status Quo’s Francis Rossi: I haven’t cried for Rick Parfitt and I won’t

Francis Rossi has admitted he has not cried following the death of his Status Quo band mate Rick Parfitt nearly a year ago. Parfitt was 68 when he died from a severe infection in a Spanish hospital on Christmas Eve. Rossi said he felt his colleague had already died several months earlier when he suffered a heart attack in Turkey, forcing him to pull out of their 41

November 14, 2017 1:24 AM Stop treating journalists like criminals, Met chief tells police: Cressida Dick says she wants to 'reset' force's relationship with the media

Police must be open and transparent with the public and stop treating journalists like criminals, Britain's top police officer said yesterday. Cressida Dick wants to 'reset' the relationship with the media to help catch criminals, galvanise public support and enable greater scrutiny of the force. The Scotland Yard boss said the Press plays a 'vital' 34

November 13, 2017 3:01 PM Daisy Ridley got super emotional by Barbara Streisand's female influence

Daisy Ridley revealed she was "super emotional" after visiting Barbara Streisand because of her reputation as a woman. The 25-year-old actress featured on the iconic singer's 2016 album 'Encore' and when she went to her house, Daisy admitted she felt "emotional" but not because of Barbara's status as a musical legend, but because of her reputation as a woman 38

November 13, 2017 1:13 PM UK Shamed Again As Australia Has Resolve To Name Boat 'Ferry McFerryface'

As is the way with such things another country has taken the initiative and shown the steely strength, passionate purpose and resolute resolve needed that Britain simply lacked. Even in its concept art stage, Ferry McFerryface oozes the class, humour and downright fabulousness that sent the UK Government running into the comfortable and safe arms of mediocrity 28

November 13, 2017 6:46 AM MTV EMAs 2017: Shawn Mendes scoops three awards

Shawn Mendes beat Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran to scoop the best artist prize at this year's MTV Europe Music Awards. The Canadian singer also won the best song and the biggest fans awards at the event held at The SSE Arena, Wembley. Flying the flag for Britain were Ed Sheeran who won best live act and Stormzy who won the best act for the UK and Ireland 53