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Almost one-in-five lone child refugees from Albania have gone missing from care, Kent county council has confirmed. The local authority said 39 of the 197 Albanian children it has taken into care between January 1 and October 31 this year have gone missing. The revelation came to light following a freedom of information request by the BBC. Ecpat UK, an organisation that...
Michelle Mone

Michelle Mone said to have received £29 million in PPE scheme

Documents seen by the Guardian indicate that Tory peer Michelle Mone and her children received £29 million from a company she recommended within the government's VIP PPE procurement process. Mone had lobbied ministers to award PPE Medpro a lucrative...

Government to blame for pre-Christmas rail strikes, says Lynch

Union leader Mick Lynch is blaming the government for a new round of 48 hour rail strikes that will paralyse the network in the run-up to Christmas and after...

Kane faces Fifa World Cup ban over ‘One Love’ armband

England’s football captain Harry Kane may get a World Cup ban by Fifa if he sticks to his word and wears a ‘One Love’ armband. Fifa told the Football Association...

Paris takes over from London as Europe’s biggest stock market

London has lost its crown as the home of Europe’s largest stock market to Paris for the first time since records began in 2003. Stock values in Paris have wiped...
UK France migrant deal

UK France migrant deal set to be finalised next week

The number of migrants making the dangerous crossing to reach UK shores keeps on growing. So far this year, more than 40,000 people have tried to make it to the UK in small boats...

Nurses to strike before Christmas – govt claims ‘well-oiled contingencies’ in place

Nurses have voted for the biggest strike in NHS history after a decade of paycuts that has seen their pay fall 20% since 2010. The first ever national strike by members of the Royal College...

Thousands march for a general election in People’s Assembly protest

Thousands of protesters marched in London with People’s Assembly to call for a general election. The “Britain is Broken” protest demanded government action on the cost of living crisis, better pay, the repeal of anti-union...

Migrant centre in Dover firebombed; Ukrainians face homelessness in Britain

A man has firebombed a centre for Channel migrants in Dover before killing himself. Police said the man threw up to three incendiary devices at the reception of a processing centre for asylum seekers -...

Truss’s phone hacked by Russia – calls for urgent investigation

“Extremely serious” and “concerning” reports that Liz Truss’s phone was hacked by Russia must be investigated say Labour and the Liberal Democrats. Truss’s personal phone was allegedly hacked by Russian agents during the summer Tory...