Category: UK news

Prince Andrew: I thought staying with Epstein was ‘honourable thing’

Royal says in BBC interview that in hindsight staying with sex offender was wrong Prince Andrew has said he regrets staying with the convicted paedophile Jeffrey Epstein but believed it was the “honourable” thing to do at the time. Related: Prince Andrew on friendship with Jeffrey Epstein: I let royals

Ukraine ambassador describes Trump’s ‘shocking’ smear campaign against her

Marie Yovanovitch, the third witness in public impeachment hearings, testified while president tweeted against her Follow the latest impeachment hearing updates live An American ambassador recalled by Donald Trump from Ukraine has told impeachment investigators she felt “shocked and devastated” by Trump’s personal attacks on her, and that she was

Labour manifesto to promise dramatic shift in workers’ rights

Document to reiterate radical 2017 commitment to ‘sector-wide collective bargaining’ Labour’s manifesto will reaffirm plans for the most dramatic shift in conditions for employees in Britain since the 1980s – including changing the way wages are set for 20 million workers. The “clause V” document, which will be agreed by

Bolton fire: crews putting out ‘last pockets of fire’ at student housing building

Witnesses describe flames ‘crawling up cladding’ of six-storey building on Bradshawgate Fire crews are putting out the “last pockets of fire” at a student accommodation building blaze in Bolton. Images posted on social media showed firefighters tackling flames coming out of the windows on the top floors and “crawling up

Three more altar boys claim they were abused by priests in Vatican

Italian TV show to reveal alleged abuse at Vatican’s youth seminary in 1980s and 90s Three more former altar boys have claimed they were sexually abused by two priests in the Vatican, as the child abuse scandal that has rocked the Catholic church zeroed in for a second time on

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