Fast-track asylum appeal system planned by government

Fast-track asylum appeal system planned by government

Image caption Colnbrook in Middlesex is one of the government’s immigration removal centres Plans to reintroduce time limits for the appeals of detained asylum seekers and foreign criminals against removal from the UK have been unveiled. A previous fast-track system was quashed in 2015 because judges said the rules were unlawful. New safeguards, including a […]

Blair prosecution opposed by attorney general, says paper

Blair prosecution opposed by attorney general, says paper

Image copyright PA Image caption A former senior figure in the Iraqi army wants to bring a case against Tony Blair, says the Guardian The attorney general hopes to block a private prosecution against Tony Blair over the Iraq war, a report says. The Guardian claims that Jeremy Wright QC will step in over the […]

PM observes ‘coming together’ after Brexit in Easter message

PM observes ‘coming together’ after Brexit in Easter message

Media captionMay: This country is one great union of people and nations Theresa May has spoken of a “sense of people coming together” following the UK’s vote to leave the EU. In her first Easter message as PM, she said “opportunities” would arise from Brexit and emphasised the UK’s “shared ambitions and above all shared […]

PM observes ‘coming together’ after Brexit in Easter message

PM observes ‘coming together’ after Brexit in Easter message

Media captionMay: This country is one great union of people and nations Theresa May has spoken of a “sense of people coming together” following the UK’s vote to leave the EU. In her first Easter message as PM, she said “opportunities” would arise from Brexit and emphasised the UK’s “shared ambitions and above all shared […]

PM observes ‘coming together’ after Brexit in Easter message

PM observes ‘coming together’ after Brexit in Easter message

Media captionMay: This country is one great union of people and nations Theresa May has spoken of a “sense of people coming together” following the UK’s vote to leave the EU. In her first Easter message as PM, she said “opportunities” would arise from Brexit and emphasised the UK’s “shared ambitions and above all shared […]

PM observes ‘coming together’ after Brexit in Easter message

PM observes ‘coming together’ after Brexit in Easter message

Media captionMay: This country is one great union of people and nations Theresa May has spoken of a “sense of people coming together” following the UK’s vote to leave the EU. In her first Easter message as PM, she said “opportunities” would arise from Brexit and emphasised the UK’s “shared ambitions and above all shared […]

PM observes ‘coming together’ after Brexit in Easter message

PM observes ‘coming together’ after Brexit in Easter message

Media captionMay: This country is one great union of people and nations Theresa May has spoken of a “sense of people coming together” following the UK’s vote to leave the EU. In her first Easter message as PM, she said “opportunities” would arise from Brexit and emphasised the UK’s “shared ambitions and above all shared […]

PM observes ‘coming together’ after Brexit in Easter message

PM observes ‘coming together’ after Brexit in Easter message

Media captionMay: This country is one great union of people and nations Theresa May has spoken of a “sense of people coming together” following the UK’s vote to leave the EU. In her first Easter message as PM, she said “opportunities” would arise from Brexit and emphasised the UK’s “shared ambitions and above all shared […]

Teachers back moves towards primary Sats boycott

Teachers back moves towards primary Sats boycott

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Children sit compulsory tests at age seven and 11 Teachers have backed plans for a possible boycott of primary school tests in England next year. The National Union of Teachers says the tests for seven and 11-year-olds are damaging to children and education. One delegate likened Sats to the […]

Foreign Office ‘concerned’ by N Korea missile test reports

Foreign Office ‘concerned’ by N Korea missile test reports

Image copyright Reuters Image caption A rail passenger in Seoul, South Korea, walks past a TV news report of the failed missile launch North Korea’s attempt to launch a test missile is concerning and UK officials are closely monitoring the situation, the Foreign Office has said. The US said the launch of a land-based ballistic […]