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Amber Rudd won’t say if immigration target to stay

Amber Rudd won’t say if immigration target to stay

Image copyright EPA The home secretary has refused to say whether the Conservative manifesto will repeat their 2015 pledge to cut net migration to the “tens of thousands”. Amber Rudd told the BBC the manifesto was “not going to be identical to the last one” and said things had changed since 2015 because of Brexit. […]

Major search under way for speedboat off Galloway coast

Major search under way for speedboat off Galloway coast

Image caption The men have not been seen since leaving Port Logan on Saturday morning A large scale search is under way for two men missing in a speedboat off the coast of Dumfries and Galloway. Two helicopters, coastguard rescue teams and several lifeboats are involved in the operation to find the men, who are […]

Tom Daley and Dustin Lance Black marry at Devon hotel

Tom Daley and Dustin Lance Black marry at Devon hotel

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Tom Daley and Dustin Lance Black were married in Devon British Olympic diver Tom Daley has married his partner, US film director, Dustin Lance Black. The couple got married in a service at a luxury hotel on Dartmoor National Park in Devon, a source confirmed to the BBC. The […]

Dover Banksy mural shows star chiselled off EU flag

Dover Banksy mural shows star chiselled off EU flag

Image copyright Banksy Image caption The piece appeared near Dover’s ferry terminal A mural of a workman removing a star from the EU flag has been confirmed as the work of graffiti artist Banksy. The piece appeared on a building on the A20 in Kent overnight. Pictures of the mural, near Dover’s ferry terminal, have […]

Rich List 2017: UK’s super-rich carry on making billions

Rich List 2017: UK’s super-rich carry on making billions

Image copyright PA/AFP Image caption Clockwise from top left: Zlatan Ibrahimovic was a new entry, while Adele, Gopi Hinduja and James Dyson all increased their wealth The UK’s richest 1,000 people “kept calm and carried on making billions” amid the Brexit vote of 2016, according to the Sunday Times Rich List. Their wealth rose by […]

Prince Edward says ‘the show goes on’ as the Duke of Edinburgh retires

Prince Edward says ‘the show goes on’ as the Duke of Edinburgh retires

Media captionPrince Edward: “Nobody’s ever forgotten meeting him.” The show will go on when the Duke of Edinburgh steps down from public duties as other royal family members take on his roles, the Earl of Wessex says. But Prince Edward, the first royal to publicly comment about the decision, said the 95-year-old will not be […]

Seamus Ruddy: Human remains found in search of French forest

Seamus Ruddy: Human remains found in search of French forest

Image copyright Pacemaker Image caption Seamus Ruddy was working as a teacher in Paris when he was abducted and murdered Human remains have been found at the site in northern France where a search has been taking place for the body of Seamus Ruddy, one of the Disappeared. News that human remains had been uncovered […]

Zoe Ball misses her radio show after death of boyfriend

Zoe Ball misses her radio show after death of boyfriend

Image copyright PA A “devastated” Zoe Ball has taken a break from hosting her live Saturday afternoon BBC Radio 2 show following the death of her boyfriend Billy Yates. Mr Yates, 40, a cameraman for the BBC’s Antiques Roadshow, was found dead at his London home on Thursday evening. Kate Thornton stood in for Ms […]

General election 2017: Theresa May ‘not taking victory for granted’

General election 2017: Theresa May ‘not taking victory for granted’

Media captionTheresa May responds to the Conservative’s success in the local elections Theresa May has sought to play down talk of a landslide general election victory after the Conservatives made major gains at local elections. The Tory leader said she would fight for every vote on 8 June to strengthen her hand in Brexit talks. […]

General election 2017: Theresa May ‘not taking victory for granted’

General election 2017: Theresa May ‘not taking victory for granted’

Media captionTheresa May responds to the Conservative’s success in the local elections Theresa May has sought to play down talk of a landslide general election victory after the Conservatives made major gains at local elections. The Tory leader said she would fight for every vote on 8 June to strengthen her hand in Brexit talks. […]

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