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January 15, 2019 8:54 PM Brexit: How did my MP vote on Theresa May's deal?

After days of debate MPs have decisively rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal by 432 votes to 202. Nearly 120 Conservative MPs voted against their leader. To find out how your MP voted use the look-up below. Only three Labour MPs supported the prime minister's deal: Ian Austin (Dudley North), Sir Kevin Barron (Rother Valley) and John Mann (Bassetlaw) 598

January 15, 2019 5:37 PM DEATH OF THE HIGH STREET: ‘Stark’ outlook as online shopping hits home

CLOSE to two fifths of Britons are apathetic toward the high street according to new research, which was published just weeks after British retailers suffered major losses during the festive period. UK retail sales has decreased by 0.7 percent on a like-for-like basis from December 2017, with retail giant John Lewis threatening to cut staff bonuses in light 447

January 11, 2019 6:51 AM China ’NEEDS’ trade deal with post-Brexit UK for THIS key reason claims Beijing expert

CHINA “needs” a trade deal with post-Brexit UK according to a top expert on the country, who argued it would give a massive boost to the country’s “diplomatic prestige”. The comments were made by Dr Yu Jie, a research fellow at the Chatham House think tank. She was speaking on last night’s BBC Newsnight. Another Beijing expert agreed there is “no downside 126

January 9, 2019 2:13 PM EU tricks EXPOSED? Brexiteer reveals REAL reason big business supported Remain

DURING the 2016 Brexit referendum campaign, senior executives at big businesses strongly favoured remaining in the EU but the real reason why they backed Remain was not what people might think, Conservative MEP Daniel Hannan claimed in his bombshell book. Ahead of the Brexit vote on June 23, 2016, a YouGov poll showed small business owners were more eurosceptic 133

January 9, 2019 4:01 AM Barbara Windsor: Husband Scott speaks on EastEnders star's health battle ‘You feel alone'

DAME BARBARA WINDSOR’S husband, Scott Mitchell has opened up about the star’s battle with Alzheimer’s disease ahead of the dementia campaign which will see EastEnders co-stars run in the London marathon. Scott revealed the disease can have an isolating impact but admitted their circle of friends have been “incredible.” He continued: “Friends have been just incredible 123

January 5, 2019 4:55 PM Christian persecution: Fury after graves 'DESECRATED' as crucifix 'attacked with hammer'

CHRISTIAN tombs in a Indonesian cemetery have been brutally vandalised and destroyed, amid rising fears of a worldwide crackdown on Christianity. Mr Widodo is running against Islamist political parties who have accused him of not being a “good Muslim” and secretly favouring the Community Party of Indonesia, which has been banned. Fears of a worldwide 131

January 4, 2019 12:25 AM Top boss pay overtakes staff in three days, report says

In the first three days of 2019 top bosses will have earned more than the typical worker will earn all year, according to a report. The average pay of a FTSE 100 chief executive is £1,020 an hour, research from the High Pay Centre and HR industry body the CIPD has found. By "Fat Cat Friday" bosses will have earned more than the typical annual UK salary 109

January 3, 2019 7:42 PM Gay couple sue for right to marry in Hong Kong

A gay couple have filed a lawsuit to legalise equal marriage in Hong Kong. The two men, aged 21 and 31, lodged a claim at Hong Kong’s high court, arguing that not allowing same-sex couples to marry is a violation of their right to equality under the autonomous territory’s Bill of Rights and basic law, reports South China Morning Post. The 21-year-old 97

January 3, 2019 7:11 AM Daryl Dragon: Captain and Tennille star dies aged 76 with Toni by his side

DARYL DRAGON, one half of the group Captain and Tennille, has died at the age of 76. One fan wrote: “#RIP Daryl Dragon, The Captain, a great musician, keyboard player and friend for over 40 years. He took Love Will Keep Us Together, made it his own with the magic of his playing and her incredible voice. My sympathy to his family and to @ToniTennille 85

January 2, 2019 1:09 PM John Lewis Christmas Eve sales end year with a boost

Retail chain John Lewis Partnership saw an 11% rise in sales in the last week of 2018 compared with a year earlier. The partnership includes both John Lewis department stores and Waitrose supermarkets. John Lewis reported very strong sales on Christmas Eve itself - which was included in the last week of trading - as customers bought last-minute gifts 82