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Madeleine McCann questioning shocked suspect

Madeleine McCann questioning shocked suspect

Image copyright PA Image caption Madeleine’s parents with a CGI photo of their daughter five years ago One of the suspects questioned by British police about Madeleine McCann’s disappearance has said he was shocked to be asked about how she went missing. Paulo Ribeiro was one of four local suspects who denied any involvement when […]

Brexit: Theresa May says she’ll be ‘bloody difficult’ to Juncker

Brexit: Theresa May says she’ll be ‘bloody difficult’ to Juncker

Media captionTheresa May speaks to the BBC’s Laura Kuenssberg Theresa May says she will be a “bloody difficult woman” towards European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker during Brexit talks. The PM revived a line used during her Tory leadership campaign to respond to claims the two clashed over dinner. She also declined to commit to settling […]

Diane Abbott says she ‘misspoke’ on Labour’s police policy

Diane Abbott says she ‘misspoke’ on Labour’s police policy

Media captionDiane Abbott listens back to her LBC interview Diane Abbott says she “misspoke” when she got confused over the cost of Labour’s pledge for 10,000 extra police officers for England and Wales. Ms Abbott – the shadow home secretary – said it would cost £300,000 over four years before correcting herself to “about £80m”, […]

Diane Abbott says she ‘misspoke’ on Labour’s police policy

Diane Abbott says she ‘misspoke’ on Labour’s police policy

Media captionDiane Abbott listens back to her LBC interview Diane Abbott says she “misspoke” when she got confused over the cost of Labour’s pledge for 10,000 extra police officers for England and Wales. Ms Abbott – the shadow home secretary – said it would cost £300,000 over four years before correcting herself to “about £80m”, […]

Patient dies after 54 years in same Airdrie hospital

Patient dies after 54 years in same Airdrie hospital

Image copyright Caters News Image caption James Morris was admitted to Wester Moffat Hospital when he was just 21 years old A former soldier thought to be the UK’s longest-serving patient has died after spending 54 years at the same hospital. James Morris was admitted to hospital with a broken leg in 1962 but never […]

Viscount denies Gina Miller Facebook threat

Viscount denies Gina Miller Facebook threat

Image copyright PA/Getty Image caption Rhodri Colwyn Philipps allegedly posted that someone should “run over” campaigner Gina Miller A viscount has denied threatening Gina Miller, the woman behind the Brexit legal challenge, in a “menacing” Facebook post. Rhodri Colwyn Philipps, 50, the 4th Viscount St Davids, allegedly called Ms Miller a “troublesome first generation immigrant” […]

‘Lucky’ surfer thanks rescue ‘heroes’

‘Lucky’ surfer thanks rescue ‘heroes’

Media captionScottish rescued after surviving 32 hours at sea A surfer who was rescued after spending 32 hours in the sea has thanked the “heroes” who saved him. Speaking from his hospital bed in Belfast, Matthew Bryce said he was grateful to be receiving treatment following his ordeal. The 22-year-old from Glasgow was picked up […]

HIV doctor alert prompts recall of patients

HIV doctor alert prompts recall of patients

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Testing for HIV involves a small blood test and results are offered within 24 hours An appeal has gone out to retest 400 patients treated by a doctor who was later diagnosed with HIV. NHS officials said the locum was employed at three hospital trusts between June 2010 and […]

Brexit: UK ‘will not enter into briefing war’ with EC

Brexit: UK ‘will not enter into briefing war’ with EC

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Accounts of a meeting between the British PM and the European Commission president have caused ripples across Europe The UK will not enter into “a briefing war” with the European Commission over Brexit talks, Tory sources have said. It follows reports in a German paper of repeated clashes between Theresa […]

No 10 rejects ‘difficult dinner’ report

No 10 rejects ‘difficult dinner’ report

Media captionTheresa May: “From what I have seen of this account, I think it’s Brussels gossip” Theresa May has dismissed as “Brussels gossip” an account of a dinner with EC President Jean-Claude Juncker, published in a German newspaper. The pair reportedly clashed over Mrs May’s desire to make Brexit “a success” and whether the issue […]