Picture this, a toad wearing a tweed suit, flat cap and driving gloves. You can see him can’t you? Isn’t he quaint? The hat suits him down to the ground, don’t you […]
Unity Protest March: Activists gather in Croydon in support of refugees, in wake of attack on teenage asylum seeker.
‘Say it loud, say it clear! Refugees are welcome here!’ This chant rang out in the streets of Croydon as over a hundred protesters joined forces for the Unity Protest March. The […]
SATs tests set to be scrapped for seven-year-olds in England
SATs, the tests taken by six and seven-year-olds in England, may be scrapped under new government plans. The tests, which measure children’s capabilities in English and maths, would no longer be statutory. The […]
Government facing Brexit defeat in Lords and other national stories.
The first defeat of the government’s Brexit bill is expected in the House of Lords later today. The bill authorises the government to trigger Article 50 and start the formal withdrawal of […]
Penalties for motorists using mobiles double and other national stories.
The penalty for motorists using a phone whilst driving has risen sharply with offenders now receiving 6 points and a £200 fine. The rules, which come into force today (1 March), still […]
Philippe Coutinho signs new five-year contract with Liverpool
Liverpool have announced that Brazilian forward Philippe Coutinho has signed a new five-year deal. The new contact sees Coutinho become the club’s highest-paid player at a weekly wage of around £150,000. Coutinho […]
Glastonbury organisers announce new festival and other music stories
The organisers of the Glastonbury Festival have announced plans for a new festival, called Variety Bazaar. Variety Bazaar will be separate from Glastonbury and be held at a different location. Some festival-goers […]
Warburton set to relinquish Welsh captaincy and other sports stories
Wales Rugby Union captain, Sam Warburton is close to stepping down after six years in the role. The Cardiff Blues flanker became the youngest player to captain Wales when he took on […]