Scotland news: Newlywed sues after hotel staff burn hole in bride’s veil on wedding day | UK | News

Mr Stewart has lodged an £8,200 claim at Perth Sheriff Court against Unique Vacations (UK) Ltd, which operates the Royal Bahamian Hotel in the Bahamas. The firm admitted damaging the veil after the couple left their wedding outfits to be pressed at the laundry in the £350-a-night hotel. Mr Stewart, from Perth, said: “We had got off the plane with our clothes crushed up in our suitcases so we put them into the hotel laundry to get freshened up and pressed. “It was about 15 minutes before the ceremony when Alison phoned…

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Salisbury attack: Sergei Skripal and daughter in HIDING as they begin new life | UK | News

The former intelligence officer was brought to Britain in a spy swap in 2010, under a “gentleman’s agreement” that defectors would not be pursed as part of the swap. But following the deadly toxic nerve agent attack in Salisbury, they believe that to further protect his identity, Mr Skripal and his daughter Yulia could now be based in a safe house in the US, Canada, Australia or New Zealand. The attack, which took place on March 8, is now being blamed on two agents from the Russian GRU Intelligence service.…

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Brexit news: Rachel Johnson says Boris will beat Chequers plan | UK | News

Rachel Johnson said her brother, the former foreign secretary, was “underrated” and said would be able to secure a deal preferable to the Prime Minister’s much criticised Chequers Brexit plan. Speaking on Sky News’ political talk show The Pledge, Ms Johnson was asked by Nick Ferrari whether she thought Boris Johnson could do a better job over Brexit than Ms May. At first, Ms Johnson joked: “Can’t I plead the 5th on that?” But the British journalist then added: “I would like to stand up for him. “I think he is…

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Brexit news: Ferrari delivers BRILLIANT Brexit analogy in DAMNING rant | UK | News

Prime Minister Theresa May has vowed to stick by her controversial Brexit blueprint despite criticism from pro-Brexit MP’s within her own party. On Monday former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson openly criticised Mrs May’s Brexit plan in an article. Speaking on Sky News’ The Pledge, Nick Ferrari delivered a passionate tirade in which he outlined that the Brexit blueprint needs to be altered. He said: “If a baby had been born on the 23 June 2016, by now they would be walking, talking in a few sentences and be able to…

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Parents’ fury as Bolton secondary school introduces unisex toilets | UK | News

But parents at the 1,050 pupil Little Lever School in Bolton, Greater Manchester were furious after only learning of the move when their children returned to classes following the summer holidays. Several vowed to keep the youngsters off lessons in protest whilst a campaign against the unisex toilets went viral on Facebook. Today Mr McKeon who was appointed to the school in 2016 a year after it converted to Academy status posted pictures of the new toilets on the social media network insisting each cubicle has ‘male’ and ‘female’ signs…

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Brexit news: Farage delivers BRUTAL analysis of leaked Brexit documents | UK | News

On Thursday a secret document outlining Treasury plans for a no-deal Brexit were captured on camera being carried into a meeting. The paper reveals officials have been holding high-level discussions to develop an emergency plan in the event of Britain leaving the EU without a deal next March. Speaking on his LBC show, former Ukip leader Nigel Farage explained his thinking behind the documents which Philip Hammond’s department have named “Operation Yellowhammer”. He said: “Now if you don’t want the press to know what you are carrying. It is quite…

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