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November 11, 2018 9:56 AM Remembrance Sunday: Britain falls silent as the Queen leads nation in remembering fallen

BRITAIN has come together to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War on Remembrance Sunday. Thousands of events are taking place across the UK as the nation pays tribute to those who have died in war. Every year, Britain falls silent at 11am on the second Sunday in November for two minutes to honour the country's war dead. This year’s event 79

November 10, 2018 12:09 AM Leicester City fans in '5,000-1' walk for helicopter crash victims

Thousands of Leicester City fans are set to join a memorial walk in honour of those killed in the helicopter crash outside the club's stadium. Club owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha was among five people who died when the aircraft came down on 27 October. Fans will march from Jubilee Square to the King Power Stadium before the Foxes play Burnley. The idea for the memorial 59

November 8, 2018 11:01 PM PayPal bans Tommy Robinson from its platform

The online payment system said it sought to balance freedom of expression with principles of respect and diversity. The online payments system said its services cannot be used to "promote hate, violence, or other forms of intolerance that is discriminatory". Robinson, real name Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, was banned from Twitter in March and online petitions 105

November 8, 2018 5:54 PM BREXIT BOOST: Demand for language tutoring SOARS as UK gears up for the global market

BREXIT has led to a boost in demand for private language classes, with an increasing number of Britons seeking to learn another language as Britain prepares to forge new trading relationship around the world. Brexit has created profitable opportunities for language tutors, who saw their number of customers spiking in the last two years. As UK negotiators 62

November 8, 2018 11:57 AM Jenni Murray pulls out of Oxford talk amid trans row

BBC Radio 4 host Dame Jenni Murray has pulled out of an Oxford University talk amid a backlash over comments she made about transgender people. The Woman's Hour presenter was invited to speak at an event called Powerful British Women in History and Society. But the student union's LGBTQ Campaign said she had made "transphobic comments" in a 2017 newspaper 58

November 8, 2018 12:19 AM Dutch man, 69, brings lawsuit to lower his age 20 years

A Dutch pensioner has started a legal battle to legally change his age and boost his dating prospects. Emile Ratelband, 69, wants to shift his birthday from 11 March 1949 to 11 March 1969, comparing the change to identifying as being transgender. A local court in the city of Arnhem, south-east of Amsterdam, is expected to rule on the case within four weeks 53

November 7, 2018 1:24 PM Scotland's plot to REVERSE Brexit heard in top European court

A LEGAL case to reverse Brexit has made its way to the European Union’s top court. The European Court of Justice (ECJ) will decide whether the UK can withdraw its decision to leave the EU without needing approval from Brussels. Two Scottish MEPs and two MSPs argue the UK should try to establish a legal right to stop Brexit regardless of whether the rest of the EU members 80

November 5, 2018 3:57 AM US-China trade war: Xi Jinping in SLY DIG at Donald Trump during MAJOR conference speech?

CHINA’s President Xi Jinping urged global leaders to resist protectionism and sought to portray his country as a champion of free trade in a speech at China International Import Expo which is seen as a sly dig at US President Donald Trump. Speaking in China’s financial hub Shangai on Monday, Mr Xi advocated for an open and inclusive economy with remarks 75

November 1, 2018 9:38 PM Sportswoman of the Year 2018: Dina Asher-Smith wins award following European golden triple

British sprinter Dina Asher-Smith has been named Sunday Times Sportswoman of the Year for 2018. In August, Asher-Smith became the first British woman to win triple European Championship gold, winning the 100m, 200m and 4x100m relay titles in Berlin. England's Commonwealth Games gold medal-winning netball team won the Team of the Year award. "It feels 35

November 1, 2018 5:56 AM Pound jumps on report of a tentative financial services deal with the EU

Negotiators have reached a tentative agreement on all aspects of a future partnership on services, The Times says. British and European negotiators have reached an agreement on all aspects of a future partnership on services, the paper said. The deal gives UK financial services companies continued access to European markets after Britain leaves the EU, as long as British 118