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Boris Johnson was heckled by a protester as he made a speech in northern England on Friday, with a man demanding to know why the British prime minister wasn’t in parliament fixing the mess he had created. Johnson, a former London mayor who helped lead the campaign to leave the EU, has angered his critics […]

Friday 13 September 2019 11:55 Steve Bambridge The land was formerly home to a cafe until it was demolished in 2017, and currently houses temporary toilets. The site is beside Royal Albert Park, below the castle and the Castle-by-the-Sea hotel. Applicants Cavendish and Gloucester PLC want to build a first-floor restaurant-cafe, 20 holiday-let rooms, and […]

Do you remember your first Roald Dahl book? The Twits, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, The BFG? There can be few storytellers whose tales have left their imprint on so many children. Whether it was his bellowing sense of fun, his magical ability to conjure language, his championing of the underdog or simply his […]

Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden clashed with progressive challengers Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders on healthcare. With the top 10 Democratic candidates sharing the debate stage for the first time, they focused more on their shared opposition to Republican President Donald Trump and pared back some of the bickering that marked the first two debates […]

The leader of the Democratic Unionist Party said the party will not support a Brexit deal that “divides the internal market of the UK”. Arlene Foster’s response came as the Times newspaper reported the DUP has agreed to accept Northern Ireland abiding by some European Union rules after Brexit as part of a deal to replace the […]

Climate-change activists plan to disrupt Heathrow airport with drones, despite the arrest of five of their members in a pre-emptive strike by London police. The Heathrow Pause group aims to ground flights by illegally flying drones within 5 km of an airport, to put pressure on the government to take tougher steps to reduce carbon emissions. Police arrested […]

Sainsbury’s has vowed to halve plastic packaging by 2025, promising to switch to alternative materials and refillable options to meet consumer demand for less waste. Having reduced plastic packaging by just 1% in 2018, Sainsbury’s said a “transformational leap in thinking” was required to tackle the almost 120,000 tonnes of plastic packaging it uses a year. […]

Carl Gavaghan, Local Democracy Reporting Service Published: 16:31 Thursday 12 September 2019 Share this article Plans to build a new restaurant and holiday lets in the shadow of Scarborough Castle have been submitted to the borough council. Cavendish and Gloucester Properties PLC has lodged the proposal for the site in Royal Albert Drive, which was […]

The European Central Bank promised an indefinite supply of fresh asset purchases and cut interest rates deeper into negative territory on Thursday, an effort to prop up the ailing euro zone economy that was cheered by financial markets. Coming in the final weeks of ECB President Mario Draghi’s mandate, the moves will increase pressure on […]

A Whitby father and daughter are hosting a charity casino night in town for Saint Catherine’s, ahead of a trek across the Canadian Rockies. Peter and Megan Graham will trek up to six hours a day in the challenge next June, starting in the Lake Louise area, heading towards the mighty Columbia Icefield and finishing […]