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November 26, 2018 7:01 AM New ombudsman service for rail passenger complaints

Consumer groups hope the new system will act as a 'wake-up call' to train companies to start improving their services. Consumer groups hope the new system will drive improvements in the way train companies handle complaints. The ombudsman's decision will be binding and companies will have to take action if failings are identified. Figures from the regulator 88

November 25, 2018 9:14 AM Swiss vote on going it alone in sovereignty referendum

The Swiss love their referendums, but a proposal being put to voters about Swiss sovereignty on Sunday morning has upset almost the whole of the political spectrum and could affect Swiss relations with the EU and even the United Nations. The main proposal calls for Swiss law to take precedence over international law and treaties. For supporters like Aliki 64

November 23, 2018 5:55 AM Labour’s Brexit policy DEMOLISHED by own member on Question Time

THE LABOUR’s Party’s position on the ongoing Brexit negotiations with the EU has come under savage attack from one of its own high profile members, who labelled it an “utter fantasy” during an appearance on BBC Question Time last night. The astonishing outburst was made by Trevor Philips, formerly the head of the Equality and Human Rights Commission 54

November 22, 2018 3:50 PM Commons ROARS as May SAVAGES Corbyn – ridicules Labour Party's six tests point-by-point

LABOUR PARTY leader Jeremy Corbyn claimed the Brexit deal reached between the UK and EU last week does not pass Labour’s six tests but Prime Minister Theresa May fired back and ridiculed the six tests point-by-point. Theresa May addressed the Commons on Thursday as she attempted to sell her Brexit deal after it was revealed both EU and UK officials had agreed 46

November 18, 2018 8:48 AM Second EU referendum 'not an option for today', says Jeremy Corbyn

Quizzed by Sky's Sophy Ridge, Labour's leader said he didn't know what question would feature in a referendum. Mr Corbyn also admitted he had not read all of Theresa May's Brexit agreement, saying "I've read a lot of it" and adding that he had read many of the summaries and analyses. Much of the reason he said he wouldn't support Theresa May's deal was because 32

November 16, 2018 10:07 AM Lost Disney film showing Mickey Mouse predecessor discovered in Japan after 70 years

Anime history researcher Yasushi Watanabe, now 84, bought the "Oswald The Lucky Rabbit" reel for the equivalent of £3.45. Yasushi Watanabe, now 84, had no idea he was purchasing animation history when he picked up the reel for just 500 yen (£3.45 today) at a toy wholesalers in Osaka. It features "Oswald The Lucky Rabbit", a long-eared character created 43

November 15, 2018 5:13 PM The Welsh town hoping to avoid a 'no-deal' Brexit

Many people in Port Talbot, which is home to a Tata steelworks, are anxious Theresa May's draft Brexit deal will be voted down. It is a town where 13,000 people were once employed at the steelworks. Now, it is less than half that. Despite receiving millions of pounds in EU development money over the years, 52% of people who voted in the referendum opted 94

November 12, 2018 4:08 PM Virgin Atlantic Launch The UK’s First Ever “Pride Flight”

Virgin Atlantic have launched an LGBTQ+ only flight ready for pride next year in New York City. Yep, you can be personally chauffeured (is it classed as being ‘chauffeured’ if it’s a plane?) to one of the biggest parties in the world. The flight will be manned by only LGBTQ+ pilots and crew meaning everyone on board is down with celebrating queer culture 293

November 12, 2018 12:49 PM British Airways to become SPANISH: Firm in bid to change nationality after Brexit

BRITISH Airways’ owner is currently in talks with government officials in Madrid to be considered as a Spanish company after Brexit, it has emerged. Anglo-Spanish airline group IAG, the owner of British Airways, has been in contact with Madrid over the past month to ensure it will retain its operating rights if Britain crashes out of the EU without a deal, according 39

November 9, 2018 6:47 PM ‘Do NOT cave into Brussels’ Fury amid fears EU boats will fish in UK waters AFTER Brexit

FISHERMEN today voiced new fears for their industry's future after reports that Brussels will demand wide-ranging rights for European Union boats to continue fishing in UK waters after Brexit. "Norway, Iceland, Faroe and Greenland export vast amounts of seafood to the EU. Does the EU demand and do they cave to surrendering their natural resource for market 43