Corbyn’s cabinet set for another huge rift over Brexit

Commons votes will force Labour to decide between a soft Brexit or second referendumJeremy Corbyn’s shadow cabinet is set to clash again over Brexit this week, with supporters of a second referendum concerned that the party will opt to facilitate a soft Brexit.With senior Labour figures openly calling for another public vote at the anti-Brexit march in London yesterday, other influential MPs believe the frontbench is actually warming to a Norway-style Brexit that would see Britain leave the ...

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Blind golden retriever gets 'seeing-eye' dog to help him out

Charlie's owner decided to help him out after he lost sight to glaucoma ...

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Algerians take to streets to protest against cuts and ailing 'out of touch' president

'Can you, as a citizen who has rights, accept not to see or hear your president for more than five years?' ...

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Beauty Knowhow: The trends to track

From passionfruit to watercress, beauty insiders reveal the ingredients that will be on trend for 2019 ...

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One telling image: in a Brussels corridor, the EU takes back control of Brexit

A photo of an ad hoc crisis meeting gives an insight into the efforts made to cope with a floundering British governmentAs pictures go, it spoke volumes. On Thursday evening in Brussels, Bulgaria’s permanent representative to the EU, Dimiter Tzantchev, tweeted a photograph he titled “In the corridors of the European Council art 50”.In a play of light and shadow, as if in a Golden Age painting by a modern-day Rembrandt or Frans Hals, a tight cluster of perhaps two dozen figures, some ...

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Antwon Rose trial: White police officer acquitted of murder in fatal shooting of teenager

Jury acquits Michael Rosfeld, who shot unarmed teenager as he ran away from scene ...

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Chelsea Manning: supporters demand release from solitary confinement

Manning held in isolation for 22 hours a day after being jailed for refusing to testify to grand jury investigating WikiLeaksSupporters of Chelsea Manning have demanded her release from effective solitary confinement, in which she has been held for more than two weeks since being jailed for contempt of court. Related: Chelsea Manning jailed for refusing to testify to grand jury in WikiLeaks case Continue reading... ...

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Dispute over siting of oil refinery near national park heats up in court

Meridian aims to build refinery three miles from park ...

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No food, no shelter, no livelihood: families in Mozambique hit by Cyclone Idai

Officials ‘overwhelmed’ by the scale of the disaster, leading to a delay in humanitarian and rescue missionsBeneath the crumbling arcade of the municipal council building in Beira, in Mozambique, a group of families has set up a dismal camp. They sleep on dirty concrete pavement and cook with branches from the trees brought down by Cyclone Idai which swept through southern Africa last week.Winds of more than 100mph triggered devastating floods and more than 400 people were killed, according ...

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End of the road for Theresa May's Brexit – cartoon

Stymied by Jacob Rees-Mogg and the ERG, the prime minister lurches towards oblivion Continue reading... ...

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