Article 50 is actually reversible, author of the Brexit treaty clause says

The author of Article 50 has ridiculed the Government’s claim that the treaty clause cannot be stopped after it is triggered. Lord Kerr urged the House of Lords to amend the Brexit Bill, launching a fierce attack on the “Bullingdon Boys” who have left others to suffer the pain of EU withdrawal. He warned that Britain’s economy would be hit ...

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Muslim teacher Juhel Miah denied entry to US 'not given reason'

A Muslim teacher denied entry to the United States while on a school trip said he has still not been told why. Juhel Miah, 25, told BBC Wales: “All I want is a reason, I want to know why they kicked me off the flight.” Mr Miah had flown to Reykjavik, Iceland, with the party from Llangatwg Community School in ...

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Jean-Claude Juncker: UK faces hefty Brexit bill

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has warned the UK it faces a “very hefty” bill for Brexit. He promised two years of “tough negotiation”, when discussions on leaving terms get under way between the government and the European Union. Exit will not come “at a discount or at zero cost”, he said in a speech to the Belgian Federal Parliament. ...

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Pie-eating Sutton keeper Wayne Shaw resigns as FA launch investigation

Media playback is not supported on this device Sutton United have accepted the resignation of reserve goalkeeper Wayne Shaw, who is under investigation for potentially breaching betting rules. The Gambling Commission and Football Association are investigating if there was a breach of betting regulations after the 46-year-old ate a pie during Monday’s FA Cup loss to Arsenal. A bookmaker had ...

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British suicide bomber dies in attack on Iraqi forces in Mosul

A British IS fighter who died in a suicide bomb attack on Iraqi forces in Mosul is a former Guantanamo Bay detainee, the BBC understands. The self-styled Islamic State group said two days ago that Abu-Zakariya al-Britani detonated a car bomb at an Iraqi army base in Tal Gaysum, south-west of Mosul. He is believed to have been originally known ...

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Caribbean holidays and food – 10 delicious reasons to visit St Lucia

St Lucia’s beaches don’t disappoint – here’s the one at Sandals La Toc (Picture: Sandals) St Lucia – the palm trees, the sunshine, the combination of wild, craggy coastline and yellow-white beaches are calling. And, if you want another excuse to visit this beautiful island in the Caribbean Sea, go to explore the food. 9 reasons Chicago should be your ...

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Man proposes to girlfriend with beautiful poem tattooed on his shoulder

(Picture: Mercury Press) One man was so dedicated to spending the rest of his life with his girlfriend that he had his romantic proposal tattooed on his back. Stop worrying about how many calories you’re burning during sex 37-year-old Kevin Sheridan popped the question to his unsuspecting bride-to-be and mother of his three children Jo Holmes, 32, by getting the ...

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EastEnders revenge, illness and exit: 10 big spoilers and full episode guide

(Picture: BBC) There are worrying times ahead for some of our Walford favourites as Ian Beale’s health takes another concerning turn leading him to panic that something serious is wrong while Mick Carter looks like he is on the brink of losing everything after yet more bad news.  Meanwhile, there’s another busy week for Denise Fox as she takes on ...

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Google has just created what they claim are the bluest blue jeans in the world

(Picture: Oli Kearon) Just in time for the end of London Fashion Week, Google has partnered with one of the UK’s hottest young designers to create what they claim to be the world’s only ‘Really Blue’ jeans. Designed to match their new Pixel smartphone ‘Really Blue’ edition, they’re the work of Cambridge-born designer Christian Cowan. Founder of World Hijab Day ...

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Facebook scammers steal pictures of toddler and claim he has cancer to con people out of cash

Jasper hit the headlines with chickenpox (Picture: Mercury Press) Facebook scammers allegedly stole pictures of a toddler hospitalised with ‘the worst chicken pox doctors had ever seen’ – and then used them as bait in a fake cancer fundraising drive. Three-year-old Jasper Allen hit the headlines last summer when he was hospitalised for five days after being turned away by a GP’s ...

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