NEWS FOR 19/09/2019 (Thursday the 19th of September, 2019 - 5:40:23pm bst)
Boris Johnson's reasons for suspension 'cannot be true', says John Major
Posted on Thursday, 19/09/2019, 1:11:00pm bst
Boris Johnson has been accused of lying about his reasons for suspending parliament for five weeks - by his predecessor Sir John Major's lawyer.
Video shows Canadian PM Justin Trudeau in blackface
Posted on Thursday, 19/09/2019, 1:30:00pm bst
A video showing Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in blackface has put more pressure on his campaign for re-election less than five weeks before voters go to the polls.
Thomas Cook plots emergency fire-sale to avert collapse
Posted on Thursday, 19/09/2019, 3:05:00pm bst
Thomas Cook Group is scrambling to stitch together a last-ditch fire-sale in a bid to stave off collapse and avert the biggest-ever peacetime repatriation of British citizens.
Explosion and fire at steelworks in Redcar
Posted on Thursday, 19/09/2019, 5:16:00pm bst
Fire crews and a hazardous area response team are at the scene after an explosion and fire at a steelworks in Redcar.
Buckingham Palace 'displeased' at David Cameron's Queen comments
Posted on Thursday, 19/09/2019, 1:37:00am bst
David Cameron's admission that he tried to get the Queen to help him head off Scottish independence has caused "an amount of displeasure" in Buckingham Palace.
Case dropped against man accused of newlywed PC's murder
Posted on Thursday, 19/09/2019, 1:24:00pm bst
A man accused of the murder of PC Andrew Harper has had the case against him dropped.
Facebook admits new smart devices allow people to listen in
Posted on Thursday, 19/09/2019, 1:17:00pm bst
Facebook had admitted people will be allowed to listen in to audio captured by its new smart devices, despite stopping the controversial practice in its Messenger app.
Trump dismisses report of 'promise' to foreign leader as 'fake news'
Posted on Thursday, 19/09/2019, 1:25:00pm bst
Donald Trump has refuted reports that he said "something inappropriate" in a phone call with a foreign leader amid claims the conversation prompted an official in the intelligence community to raise the alarm.
Pilot caught on high-voltage power line after fighter jet crash
Posted on Thursday, 19/09/2019, 11:18:00am bst
A Belgian fighter jet has crashed in northwest France, leaving a pilot caught on a high-voltage electricity line.
Pregnant mum stabbed to death in bed on beach holiday
Posted on Thursday, 19/09/2019, 7:41:00am bst
A pregnant woman was stabbed to death in her bed as she slept alongside her husband and toddler son at a luxury resort in South Africa.
Cameron and the Queen: Palace 'displeasure' over comments
Posted on Thursday, 19/09/2019, 4:41:47pm bst
The ex-PM says he asked the Queen to "raise an eyebrow" over the Scottish independence vote in 2014.