June 23, 2017 8:57 AM Brexit: EU citizens deal fails to allay fears
Proposals from Theresa May to allow EU citizens to stay in the UK have not allayed the fears of those affected. Mrs May unveiled plans at a Brussels summit on Thursday, which would grant a new "UK settled status" to EU migrants who had lived in the UK for five years. But Europeans living here said they are still "panicked" and the proposals give "more 9
June 22, 2017 11:01 PM Sittingbourne: Shane Fromm jailed for stabbing uncle
Furious about an allegation made against his uncle, Shane Fromm went to his home and inflicted serious stab wounds on him, a court heard. The 22-year-old grabbed a sheathed knife and walked to Michael Fromm’s house just under two miles away in Sittingbourne. When he opened the door, Fromm stabbed him in his chest and left arm with the 10in blade 5
June 22, 2017 9:58 PM No tapes after all: Trump says he didn't record Comey talks
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump declared Thursday he never made and doesn't have recordings of his private conversations with ousted former FBI Director James Comey, ending a month-long guessing game that he started with a cryptic tweet and that ensnared his administration in yet more controversy. "With all of the recently reported electronic 6
June 22, 2017 9:50 PM Chagos legal status sent to international court by UN
A dispute between the UK and Mauritius over disputed island territory in the Indian Ocean is to be referred to the International Court of Justice (ICJ). The UN General Assembly voted by 94 countries to 15 that The Hague should examine the legal status of the Chagos Islands. The former British colony used to be part of Mauritius but was detached in 1965 and is now home to a US airbase 8
June 22, 2017 8:14 PM Liverpool's Mohamed Salah 'perfect' for Jurgen Klopp
LIVERPOOL -- Mohamed Salah could become Liverpool's most expensive signing following his move from Roma, depending on exchange rates, and should provide a considerable return on the investment according to a former teammate. "He's perfect for Liverpool," ex-FC Basel striker Marco Streller told ESPN FC by phone. "The football of Jurgen Klopp is exactly 6
June 22, 2017 4:16 PM Ghana: Decision on Guantanamo detainees 'unconstitutional'
ACCRA, Ghana (AP) - Ghana's Supreme Court has declared "unconstitutional" the decision by former President John Mahama to allow two former Guantanamo Bay detainees entry into the West African country. The court ruled Thursday that the ex-president needed to get parliamentary approval for the transfer. It said parliament has three months to approve the transfer 3
June 22, 2017 1:53 PM Manchester homeless man John lends boots to diner 'in need'
A diner who was turned away from a restaurant for wearing sandals had his evening saved by a homeless man who offered him his boots. Akbar Badshah, from Bradford, drove "for an hour" to celebrate his wife's birthday at Fazenda's in Manchester but was told he needed different footwear. He turned to nearby rough sleeper John, who said he would be "happy" 4
June 22, 2017 1:18 AM Theresa May to present Brexit plans to EU leaders
UK Prime Minister Theresa May is to address EU leaders on her plans for the issue of expats' rights after Brexit. Mrs May will head to Brussels for her first European summit since she lost her Commons majority in the general election. It comes the day after measures to enable Brexit dominated the Queen's Speech and with the Conservatives still trying 9
June 21, 2017 8:05 AM Queen's Speech 2017: May promises 'humility'
Prime Minister Theresa May has promised to work with "humility and resolve" as the government prepares to outline its legislative programme later. Brexit is expected to dominate the Queen's Speech, which will cover a two-year period instead of one. It is also expected to include measures on domestic violence and car insurance. The Conservatives are still 7
June 20, 2017 7:10 AM Firefighter forced to make impossible choice at Grenfell Tower
A distraught firefighter was forced to make an impossible choice on the 20th floor of the Grenfell Tower as fire tore through the building. The harrowing story details how smoke engulfed him and his partner as they went to rescue residents of the high-rise flats. He went on to describe how he had to make an impossible choice of whether to help a couple 6