Lib Dem Business Secretary Vince Cable says controversial 75,000 cap on migrants ‘isn’t going to happen’
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Tuesday 17 December 2013
The immigration chief in Calais has said the UK has created "a magnet for illegal immigrants."
Saturday 07 December 2013
Sunday 01 December 2013
Colin Brown investigates 10 defining events in British history – such as the signing of Magna Carta, the Battle of Agincourt, Queen Elizabeth I’s pre-Armada speech to the troops at Tilbury, and the Falklands war – and explores the truth behind the myth. Magna Carta was not a charter for individual liberty, but a concession wrung from King John to protect the privileges of the barons. Our view of it owes much to the way it was used in the 17th century by Edward Coke to challenge Charles I’s claim to rule by Divine Right, and the fact that it was an inspiration for the American Declaration of Independence.
Thursday 19 September 2013
Three men and a woman arrested by Scotland Yard under the Terroism Act
Sunday 08 September 2013
A man arrested in connection with a bomb hoax which led to the Dartford Crossing being closed in both directions and severe delays on the M25 has been detained under the Mental Health Act.
Monday 22 July 2013
Joint cross-channel rescue effort was suspended overnight after wreckage found and will not be resumed this morning
Thursday 20 June 2013
Jury dismisses Jeremy Forrest’s claim he took 15-year-old girl to France to keep her safe
Tuesday 11 June 2013
A teenage girl told a court today how a crush on her maths teacher led to secret sex sessions and the pair running away to France together.
Thursday 06 June 2013
Competition Commission had expressed concern that expansion could be used to hike prices
Sunday 24 March 2013
Wednesday 13 March 2013
Passengers on cross-Channel journeys endured the worst of the travel disruption today caused by the continuing mid-March cold snap.
Welcome to France? Kent villagers hit by data 'roaming' charges after phones connect to French mobile networks
Monday 11 March 2013
Locals told to switch off the data roaming option on their phones to avoid costly charges
Questionable Time: The panel show waters are treacherous, will Stephen Twigg and Kenneth Clarke make it ashore?
Friday 08 March 2013
Plus: Who, in the name of Jaws 2, is this Diane James?
Tuesday 19 February 2013
Eurotunnel could be forced to sell the ferry business it bought from collapsed operator SeaFrance after the competition watchdog today ruled its purchase would mean “prices would rise” for cross-Channel passengers and freight customers.
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more