• Border force staff ‘facing holiday restrictions in event of no-deal Brexit’

    Border force staff ‘facing holiday restrictions in event of no-deal Brexit’

    • August 8, 2018

    By Hayden Smith, Press Association Home Affairs Correspondent Border Force staff could face holiday curbs if Britain leaves the EU without a deal. Proposals were reportedly sent to Home Secretary Sajid Javid as the Government explores contingency arrangements for a no-deal scenario. Under one option, time off would be blocked for officers in the four

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  • Tattoo ink health risk fears could lead to EU restrictions

    Tattoo ink health risk fears could lead to EU restrictions

    • August 8, 2018

    By Sally Wardle, Press Association Health and Science Correspondent The European Union could restrict the chemicals used in tattoo inks over fears some may pose a risk to health. The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) is assessing the possible dangers of substances used to create body art, and whether EU-wide legislation is needed to ensure their

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  • Ian Paisley recall petition ‘about restoring trust in politicians’

    Ian Paisley recall petition ‘about restoring trust in politicians’

    • August 8, 2018

    By Michael McHugh, Press Association A bid to force a by-election which could unseat North Antrim MP Ian Paisley is about restoring trust in politicians, one of his leading critics said. The first ever recall petition opened on Wednesday after the senior Democratic Unionist was suspended from the Commons for 30 sitting days over his

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  • Spanish police arrest terror suspect who lived in Algeciras

    Spanish police arrest terror suspect who lived in Algeciras

    • August 8, 2018

    A 21-year old Moroccan man resident in Algeciras was arrested by Spanish police yesterday for his alleged involvement in recruiting members of the so-called Islamic State. The man, identified only by the initials A.M.R.R, was arrested in Vitoria, in northern Spain, by specialist officers from Spain’s Policia Nacional. “The man allegedly belonged to the terrorist

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  • Action urged after growth in UK  life expectancy rates plummets

    Action urged after growth in UK life expectancy rates plummets

    • August 7, 2018

    The UK has fallen to the “bottom of the league” when it comes to improving life expectancy, it has been warned. The country experienced one of the biggest slowdowns in increased life expectancy between 2011 and 2016, according to new analysis by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Former pensions minister Sir Steve Webb said

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  • Cupboards would run bare today if UK relied only on food it produces, says NFU

    Cupboards would run bare today if UK relied only on food it produces, says NFU

    • August 7, 2018

    By Sam Lister, Press Association Political Correspondent Farmers have called on the Government to make food security a top priority on the day the country’s cupboards would run bare if households relied only on British produce. A long-term decline in self-sufficiency that has stagnated at around 60% in recent years means around three quarters of

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