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November 15, 2018 5:12 PM 'Sorry!' Remainer Minister caught out by BBC host INVENTING Brexit stat live on-air

JUSTICE MINISTER Rory Stewart apologised after he made up a Brexit stat live on-air claiming 80 percent of the British public supported the Prime Minister's Brexit agreement. Prime Minister Theresa May suffered a series of resignations from her Government on Thursday as she defended her draft Brexit agreement with the European Union. Former Brexit Secretary 13

November 15, 2018 4:00 PM Shock claim: GINA MILLER is 'the woman who SAVED Brexit'

ARCH-Remainer Gina Miller might have inadvertently helped save Brexit as it is only thanks to her battle for a "meaningful vote" in Parliament at the end of the negotiations that MPs will have the opportunity to vote down Theresa May's Brexit agreement. Brexiteers might have to thank the prominent anti-Brexit campaigner for the opportunity to stand against 8

November 13, 2018 7:32 PM Alternative provision schools: 'We all deserve an education'

Research by the BBC has revealed that the number of fixed-term exclusions in the most deprived areas of England has gone up by over 70% in the last four years - four times the rate of the least deprived, which has risen by 15%. Nearly 50,000 pupils are now taught in alternative provision - schools which provide education for pupils outside of mainstream 6

November 12, 2018 9:56 AM Gary Graham: Scotland call up England-qualified flanker for South Africa Test

Scotland have called up Newcastle flanker Gary Graham, who was picked for England's 2018 Six Nations training camp, for their final autumn Tests. The uncapped 26-year-old, born in Stirling, is the son of former Scotland prop and forwards coach George Graham. He comes in as an injury replacement for Scarlets flanker Blade Thomson, who is still recovering 7

November 8, 2018 2:49 PM Oxford University denies it rejected Stormzy scholarship

The University of Oxford has denied claims it rejected an offer by Stormzy to fund two black students through a scholarship scheme. It told Radio 1 Newsbeat it "admires" his commitment but it had not "received or turned down any offer or proposal". At an event for his new publishing platform #Merky Books, Stormzy reportedly said he had approached Oxford 11

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 12

November 8, 2018 9:16 AM Louis Smith: Olympic silver medallist retires from gymnastics aged 29

Two-time Olympic silver medallist Louis Smith has retired from gymnastics. The 29-year-old represented Great Britain at three Olympic Games, also winning two bronze medals between 2008 and 2016. He won three World Championship silver medals, two European golds and the 2006 Commonwealth Games pommel horse title. "I had to make the difficult decision to hang up my leotard 8

November 8, 2018 1:29 AM White House accuses CNN reporter Jim Acosta of assaulting intern

In a statement, press secretary Sarah Sanders took aim at Jim Acosta for "placing his hands on a young woman just trying to do her job as a White House intern". Responding on Twitter, the White House correspondent said: "This is a lie." In video from the event, the journalist is seen attempting to ask a follow-up question but is repeatedly shut down by the US leader 11

November 7, 2018 6:58 AM Midterm elections results LIVE: Trump hails Senate win but loses 26 seats in House -latest

THE Midterm elections 2018 have seen Democrats take control of the House of Represenatives, while Donald Trump's Republican Party held and expanded their majority in the Senate. Democrats rode a wave of dissatisfaction with President Donald Trump to win control of the US House of Representatives, giving them the opportunity to block the US leader's agenda 17

November 7, 2018 3:39 AM Girl Scouts sue Boy Scouts over planned name change

The Girl Scouts of the United States of America have filed a lawsuit against the Boy Scouts of America for dropping "boy" from the scout group's name. But the Girl Scouts say the change could erode their brand, calling the move "uniquely damaging" to them. Their lawsuit seeks damages and an injunction against trademark breaches. "Only GSUSA has the right 14