Liz Truss has vowed to clamp down on what she called “unfair protests” and “militant trade unions” after five protesters disrupted her on stage, shouting “shame on you”.The protesters were kicked out of a televised hustings in Eastbourne after disrupting the event to call for a ‘Green New Deal’.The Foreign Secretary, and front-runner in the
The family of Archie Battersbee have lost their latest legal bid to have him transferred from hospital to a hospice to die but intend to continue their efforts at the European Court of Human Rights.The 12-year-old’s parents applied to the Court of Appeal on Friday, after losing a High Court bid to have him moved
Workers at the port of Felixstowe are to strike for eight days later this month in a dispute over pay.Members of Unite will walk out on August 21 after talks at the conciliation service Acas failed to resolve the row.Unite said more than 1,900 workers at Felixstowe, the country’s biggest container port, will be taking
A “serious incident” involving armed officers which saw a man shot in London is not thought to be terror-related.The Metropolitan Police responded to multiple 999 reports of a man with a firearm in Creek Road, Greenwich, on Friday afternoon.Scotland Yard said a police firearm was discharged and the man sustained a gunshot injury.His injuries are
Authorities in Kyiv said Moscow had started to build up troops to send towards Kryvyi Rih, the steel-producing city of 600,000 people where the Ukrainian president grew up, which lies around 30 miles from the southern frontline. The warning came as Ukraine’s military said Russia was preparing “a hostile counter-offensive” in the south where Ukraine’s
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