Brexit news: Boris Johnson wants new trade plane after UK leaves EU | Politics | News

GETTY Foreign secretary Boris Johnson wants a plane to hunt for trade deals In an ambitious proposal to promote Theresa May’s “Global Britain” brand, the Foreign Secretary suggested that the Government should buy a dedicated ministerial plane for his diplomatic visits overseas. He thinks the official aircraft – possibly painted red, white and blue – will help project a confident and entrepreneurial spirit as the country finds a new role as a global free-trading nation no longer tied to Brussels. “If there’s a way of doing it that is not…

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Brexit news: Labour youth wing split over party’s EU exit policy | Politics | News

Miriam Mirwitch, chairwoman of Young Labour and Labour Students, co-signed an open letter on the Labour List weblog declaring her support for a campaign which is pushing for a vote at September’s conference in Liverpool clarifying the party’s position. But the organisation’s National Committee – of which Ms Mirwitch is a member – subsequently disavowed her views, and underlined its opposition to a second referendum. The letter, which was also signed by Melantha Chittenden, chairwoman of Labour Students, was addressed to party leader Jeremy Corbyn, and read: “In order for…

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Brexit news: Labour will pay ‘HEAVY PRICE’ – Tony Blair demands Corbyn makes EU U-turn | Politics | News

In his latest desperate Brexit intervention, the Remainer said Labour’s current position on the UK unshackling itself from the EU was “contradictory” as he unveiled his plans to thwart the nation’s exit. The ex-Labour premier attacked Mr Corbyn over his failure to lead the party as he urged him to back a second referendum, which could see Britain remain in the EU and give members of the public an opportunity to decide on Theresa May’s Brexit deal. Mr Blair said Labour was “in the worst of both worlds” with neither…

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Ryanair flight cancellations: Full list of cancelled flights following French ATC strike | Travel News | Travel

A number of Ryanair flights from the UK have been cancelled following the French Air Traffic Control Strike. The French ATC have been striking over the past month, with today’s strike to last until 23rd May. Reasons behind the strike include staffing, pay and retirement complaints. UK airports affected include London Stansted, Birmingham, East Midlands and Manchester What flights have been cancelled today? Full list of Ryanair flight cancellations. Ryanair issued a statement regarding the problem: “Due to yet another French ATC strike, Ryanair regrets to inform customers that it…

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Trump Reportedly Rejects Phone Security Measures As ‘Too Inconvenient’

President Donald Trump uses a cellphone not equipped with top security features and has rejected repeated attempts by his staff to harden his devices against hackers, Politico reported on Monday. Trump regularly uses at least two government-issued iPhones — one a “burner” device capable only of making calls, and another that’s loaded with a Twitter app and “a handful of news sites,” according to Politico, which said former government security experts criticized the president’s phone practices. Trump’s call-only phone has a camera and microphone — features that can be exploited…

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Rihanna’s Pope-Inspired Met Gala Outfit Was The Most Epic Look Of The Night

Rihanna’s reign as queen of the Met Gala continued Monday night.  The singer, actress, fashion designer and beauty mogul wowed in a pope-themed look at fashion’s most important night, taking this year’s “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination” theme to new, divine heights. She was an honorary co-chair for the event at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, alongside Donatella Versace and Amal Clooney. Rihanna wore an astoundingly intricate, embellished mini dress outfit custom-made by creative director John Galliano from Maison Margiela. “The outfit is a three coordinated piece, comprising of a sculptural jacket and a…

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Dementia: Going for a walk three times a week could help prevent the condition | Health | Life & Style

Dementia week aims to raise awareness of the condition and encourage people to help sufferers in their community Dementia symptoms can include putting items in unusual places, such as an iron in a fridge, and memory loss You may be able to prevent dementia by walking THREE times a day Dementia describes several conditions, of which Alzheimer’s is the most common, caused by a decline in brain function. Dementia week, which aims to raise awareness of the condition, is being celebrated this week and hopes to encourage Britons to help…

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Royal bridal parties in pictures: A closer look at royal bridesmaids and page boys | Style | Life & Style

Meghan Markle, 36, and Prince Harry, 33, tied the knot on Saturday with a bridal party made up of ten children under the age of seven. Prince Harry’s niece and nephew, Princess Charlotte, three, and Prince George, four, had starring roles at the wedding as bridesmaid and page boy. The young royals joined eight of the bride and groom’s godchildren and children of their close friends. Prince George was a page boy with Harry’s godson Jasper Dyer, six, and the children of Meghan’s best friend Jessica Mulroney, Brian and John…

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Tony Blair ‘didn’t know about Libyan dissident tortured by Gaddafi’ until he left office | Politics | News

Mr Belhaj and his wife Fatima Boudchar have received an apology from Prime Minister Theresa May after complaining that an M16 tip-off resulted in them being kidnapped by US forces in Thailand in 2004 and taken to Tripoli, where he says he was tortured by officers of dictator Muammar Gaddafi during a six-year prison spell. Mrs Boudchar, who was pregnant at the time of the kidnapping, is in line for a £500,000 payout. Mr Blair told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme: “This has been subject to a long legal process.…

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Fortnite search between Bench, Ice Cream Truck, Helicopter week 4 challenge location | Gaming | Entertainment

Fortnite Season 4, week 4 challenges are live for Battle Royale fans. Each week a new set of seven Battle Pass challenges are released by Epic Games. Fans need to complete any four of these challenges to be rewarded with 4,000 XP. The challenges are separated into hard and regular tiers of difficulty. The hard difficulty Fortnite challenges net players ten Battle Stars, while the regular tasks reward fans with five Battle Stars. Unlocking Battle Stars levels up your Battle Pass, which is how you earn those sweet rewards. One of this…

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