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October 24, 2018 10:19 AM Cot designer pleads guilty after seven-month-old baby choked to death

Seven-month-old baby Oscar died because the cot he was sleeping in was "constructed without any care," says the prosecution. During a two-week trial at Leeds Crown Court, jurors heard how seven-month-old Oscar Abbey, from York, was found by his parents and died of positional asphyxia on 3 November 2016. They were also told that parents Charlie and Shannon 67

October 21, 2018 4:56 PM Convoy of migrants swim across river from Guatemala to continue journey towards US

A convoy of people continues to march through Mexico shouting slogans like "yes, we could" despite police efforts to stop them. The convoy of migrants gave up trying to enter Mexico legally because the asylum application process was too slow and circumvented police at a border bridge. They swam and rafted across the river from Guatemala before deciding 77

October 18, 2018 12:59 PM Trump threatens to send army to US-Mexico border in migrant row

The threat comes as thousands of Honduran migrants travel through Guatemala to Mexico in the hope of reaching the US. The US president tweeted: "I am watching the Democrat Party led (because they want Open Borders and existing weak laws) assault on our country by Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador, whose leaders are doing little to stop this large flow of people 64

October 18, 2018 6:11 AM Ebay sues Amazon over claims it poached sellers

Ebay accuses the Seattle-based firm of an 'orchestrated, coordinated, worldwide campaign' to lure away its sellers. The lawsuit alleges that Amazon representatives signed up for eBay accounts and sent messages to persuade users to sell their goods on Amazon, which eBay said violated its user agreement. Ebay described it as an "orchestrated, coordinated 84

October 17, 2018 2:46 AM 'Trump from Pahrump': Most famous US pimp found dead

Dennis Hof ran five brothels and was running as a Republican for state elections in November - supported by Trump allies. Dennis Hof was found dead by porn star Ron Jeremy and a friend who went to wake him for a meeting on Tuesday, hours after his weekend-long 72nd birthday party, his campaign manager Chuck Muth said on Twitter. He appeared to have died in his sleep 73

October 16, 2018 7:59 AM Theresa May told to 'take responsibility' for Brexit talks stalling

The country's foreign minister Michael Roth said it was braced for "the worst" and that "we would not be preparing so hard for 'no deal' if the outlook was more optimistic". He added the EU had "gone a long way" towards the UK's position and been left with "limited room to manoeuvre" on the backstop plan to prevent a hard border between Ireland and Northern 39

September 27, 2018 4:27 PM 40,000 sign Sky News petition to make TV election debates happen

The government has to respond to Sky's petition to make leaders' debates a permanent feature of UK elections. The level of support means the government is required to respond to the petition, which was set up as part of Sky News' Make Debates Happen campaign. The Leaders' Debate Commission would set the criteria for party participation, the objectivity 22

September 14, 2018 10:59 AM Gina Miller rules out running for Liberal Democrat leadership with warning against a new political party

The woman who ensured MPs had the power to trigger Article 50 launches a new campaign to publish "unspun facts" about Brexit. The businesswoman and Remain campaigner insisted neither she nor the party had discussed the idea of her replacing Sir Vince Cable. Asked by Sky News if she would run when he steps down, Ms Miller said: "No I wouldn't. "I have much more to do both in my work of transparency 169

September 4, 2018 9:23 AM The examples of antisemitism Labour have (and have not) adopted

There are several differences between the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance's definition of antisemitism and Labour's. Most MPs have called on Labour to adopt the definition and examples of antisemitism set out by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA). "Antisemitism is a certain perception of Jews, which may be expressed 55

September 3, 2018 2:52 PM Buzz Aldrin blasts First Man for not showing the planting of US flag

'Proud to be American': SECOND man on the Moon Buzz Aldrin shames Neil Armstrong biopic for not showing planting of US flag with his own patriotic pics after movie portrayed him as 'obnoxious loudmouth' Buzz Aldrin appeared to criticize Neil Armstrong biopic First Man for leaving out the planting of the American flag on the Moon. The 88-year-old, who was the second 89