John Bercow ‘to quit as Speaker next summer’

Media captionSpeaker: Commons needs new body to investigate bullying John Bercow has told friends he intends to stand down as Commons Speaker next summer, the BBC understands. His departure, in June or July, would coincide with his tenth year in office. The news comes after a damning report on the failure of high level figures […]

Teach children how to avoid dog bites, say MPs

More needs be done to teach children how to stay safe around dogs and to reduce the risk of avoidable injuries. That’s the view of MPs who want animal behavioural experts and charities to come up with a canine childhood education plan for schools and parents. They also want a review into causes of “dog […]

The students who fear for their ambitions amid college cuts

These six young people are ambitious and determined. They are an aspiring teacher, a future social worker, a would-be accountant, a budding cardiologist, a wannabe pilot and a veterinary surgeon of tomorrow. But they fear their dreams, and those of young people like them, may be thwarted by further education funding pressures. They are all […]

Brexit: ‘No optimism’ for summit breakthrough, says Donald Tusk

Brexit: ‘No optimism’ for summit breakthrough, says Donald Tusk

Image copyright EPA Donald Tusk has poured cold water on hopes of a Brexit breakthrough at Wednesday’s EU summit, saying the Irish border was still a sticking point. The European Council president said he had “no grounds for optimism” it would be solved at the summit. And he called on Theresa May to come up […]

Brexit: ‘No optimism’ for summit breakthrough, says Donald Tusk

Image copyright EPA Donald Tusk has poured cold water on hopes of a Brexit breakthrough at Wednesday’s EU summit, saying the Irish border was still a sticking point. The European Council president said he had “no grounds for optimism” it would be solved at the summit. And he called on Theresa May to come up […]

Brexit: ‘No optimism’ for summit breakthrough, says Donald Tusk

Image copyright EPA Donald Tusk has poured cold water on hopes of a Brexit breakthrough at Wednesday’s EU summit, saying the Irish border was still a sticking point. The European Council president said he had “no grounds for optimism” it would be solved at the summit. And he called on Theresa May to come up […]

Brexit: ‘No optimism’ for summit breakthrough, says Donald Tusk

Image copyright EPA Donald Tusk has poured cold water on hopes of a Brexit breakthrough at Wednesday’s EU summit, saying the Irish border was still a sticking point. The European Council president said he had “no grounds for optimism” it would be solved at the summit. And he called on Theresa May to come up […]

John Bercow ‘to quit as Speaker next summer’

Media captionSpeaker: Commons needs new body to investigate bullying John Bercow has told friends he intends to stand down as Commons Speaker next summer, the BBC understands. His departure, in June or July, would coincide with his tenth year in office. The news comes after a damning report on the failure of high level figures […]

Brexit: ‘No optimism’ for summit breakthrough, says Donald Tusk

Brexit: ‘No optimism’ for summit breakthrough, says Donald Tusk

Image copyright EPA Donald Tusk has poured cold water on hopes of a Brexit breakthrough at Wednesday’s EU summit, saying the Irish border was still a sticking point. The European Council president said he had “no grounds for optimism” it would be solved at the summit. And he called on Theresa May to come up […]

Brexit: ‘No optimism’ for summit breakthrough, says Donald Tusk

Image copyright EPA Donald Tusk has poured cold water on hopes of a Brexit breakthrough at Wednesday’s EU summit, saying the Irish border was still a sticking point. The European Council president said he had “no grounds for optimism” it would be solved at the summit. And he called on Theresa May to come up […]

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