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June 25, 2017 12:34 AM Jeremy Corbyn throws down election gauntlet to Theresa May in Glastonbury speech

Jeremy Corbyn urged Theresa May to call another general election during a speech to cheering supporters at Glastonbury Festival. The Labour leader addressed thousands of fans, many wearing t-shirts bearing his name, at the event’s Pyramid Stage and Left Field Tent. He met festival founder Michael Eavis, 81, posed for pictures with staff at the site in Pilton 6

June 24, 2017 10:35 PM Trump accuses Obama of inaction over Russia meddling claim

President Donald Trump has accused his predecessor Barack Obama of inaction over alleged Russian interference in the US election in 2016. Mr Trump said Mr Obama had learned well before the 8 November poll about the accusations and "did nothing". His comments followed an article in the Washington Post which said that Mr Obama learned last August of President 6

June 24, 2017 7:12 PM Parliament hit by 'sustained' cyber-attack

Parliament has been hit by a cyber attack, officials at Westminster say. The "sustained" hack began on Friday night, prompting officials to disable remote access to the emails of MPs, peers and their staff as a safeguard. The parliamentary authorities said hackers had mounted a "determined attack" on all user accounts "in an attempt to identify weak passwords" 6

June 24, 2017 5:00 PM Staff raise awareness of learning disabilities

STAFF are working together to raise awareness of learning disabilities at a special information event at Southend Hospital during this year’s national Learning Disability Week. This year’s event will focus on employment and highlight the benefits of employing people with a learning disability, as well as providing more general information around services 5

June 24, 2017 3:01 PM Blackmail fears after `sustained´ bid to break into MPs´ email accounts

Hackers hit the Westminster network with a “sustained and determined” bid to break into the email accounts of MPs, peers and their staff. Users of the Westminster system have been unable to access their accounts remotely due to defensive measures put in place by parliamentary authorities to deal with the hack. The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) 3

June 24, 2017 1:56 PM Jeremy Corbyn urges Theresa May to lead 'national response' over tower blocks

"The council has taken a difficult decision on the advice of fire safety experts, but the safety of residents must always come first. "Tower blocks across the country have now failed fire safety tests in the wake of the Grenfell Tower disaster. "This is now a nationwide threat and the Prime Minister needs to get a grip and lead a national response, including 6

June 24, 2017 12:16 PM Fabinho sends message to Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho

Man Utd transfer news continues to be dominated by Monaco midfielder Fabinho, who played for Jose Mourinho at Real Madrid. Monaco midfielder Fabinho has admitted he would like to reunite with Jose Mourinho amid frenzied speculation surrounding his future. Fabinho has been linked with Manchester United on a recurring basis over the last two years and was outstanding 5

June 24, 2017 11:50 AM Days left to join the Great British Bee Count

GARDENERS, dog walkers and nature lovers in Oxfordshire have been urged to join the last few days of the Great British Bee Count. More than 15,000 people across the UK have already recorded 280,000 bees as part of the Friends of the Earth citizen science survey. And nature lovers still have until Friday, June 30, to ‘join the buzz’. One of the bees already 5

June 24, 2017 6:24 AM Squad goalsShould the Lions pick all 15 players from one team?

Forging a competitive dream team is tricky, but relying on one country is not the answer IT IS one of the most venerable endeavours in modern sport. This year’s trip to New Zealand marks the 33rd time that the British and Irish Lions—a rugby-union dream team of the best players from England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland—have ventured to the southern hemisphere 8

June 24, 2017 3:30 AM Award for selfless PCSO

A POLICE officer from North Yorkshire has won a national award for community service. PCSO Lynne Butler was honoured at the British Association for Women in Policing (BAWP) Awards, after she was nominated by Inspector Rachel Wood for her selfless acts. PCSO Butler, who serves in Whitby, has been in the role for 10 years, and previously worked in a pet shop, but in recent 7