MPs to probe Carney over role extension

His comments came after Mr Carney warned that the prospect of a no-deal Brexit was “uncomfortably high”. He told the BBC’s Today programme that such an outcome was “highly undesirable”. Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMark Carney told the BBC the financial system could withstand Brexit shocks…

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Plastic waste tax ‘backed’ by public

What are the alternatives to plastic? Two-thirds of plastic food pots unrecyclable 50 nations ‘curbing plastic pollution’ Responding to the consultation, the Treasury said it wanted to promote the greater use of recycled plastic in manufacturing, discourage plastics that are difficult to recycle – like carbon black plastic – and…

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Child chess prodigy in plea to stay in UK

Shreyas learnt to play the game in Britain and has since represented England internationally. He is currently competing in the British Chess Championships, which could be his last UK tournament. Report End of Twitter post by @RachelReevesMP They said despite Mr Singh’s employer wanting him to continue working for them…

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Labour probe over ‘Jewish donors’ post

Mr Watson has faced calls to quit as deputy leader from supporters of Jeremy Corbyn after he criticised the Labour leadership’s handling of an anti-Semitism row. Skip Twitter post by @PeoplesMomentum Thanks to those who drew attention to the appalling, antisemitic comment made by George McManus earlier today. We understand…

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High Court ‘misled’ over child refugees

The demolition of the “Jungle” refugee camp in Calais was ordered in October 2016, when Amber Rudd was Home Secretary. Skip Twitter post by @YvetteCooperMP Truly, truly shocking. Home Office lawyers appear to have deliberately advised against giving child & teen refugees in France the reasons why they were refused…

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These friends travel thousands of miles for a game of tag

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe game of tag that got out of hand “Without question, it ends when we’re all dead.” Georgina Wilkinson admits the game of tag she’s been playing with friends for the past five years has got a little out of hand. “Our…

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