Blaze is a tearaway but I still love him | UK | News

The mischievous American bulldog has ripped up letters, toilet rolls, makeup, a mattress and a leather bedframe. But Blaze’s latest endeavour saw him sneak into the living room to devour the couch. The rascal’s destructive abilities are so impressive that he pulled the striped grey sofa, inset, apart between Ms Davidson, 38, popping to the hairdressers at 11am and her son Cameron Davidson, 19, waking up at 12.30pm. But the home care worker says she wouldn’t have Blaze any other way as she can buy a new sofa but such gentle giant of a dog…

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Brexit news: Dominic Raab promoted but warned May in charge | Politics | News

The prominent Leave campaigner was brought in to replace his former political mentor David Davis, promoted from his previous role as housing minister. But hopes that a fresh face will help rest control of Brexit talks and policy from Mrs May’s senior Whitehall mandarin Olly Robbins were dashed quickly. Asked whether Mr Raab would be in charge of negotiations, Mrs May’s official spokesman told a regular Westminster media briefing: “The Prime Minister has always been, from the outset, the lead negotiator in the Brexit talks. “But in terms of Dexeu,…

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Thai cave rescue details: What happened in the Thailand cave today? | World | News

Those trapped – 12 boys between the ages of 11 and 16 and their 25-year-old football coach – have been awaiting rescue since June 23. Four boys were successfully rescued on Sunday during a gruelling eight-hour rescue operation.  The five still underground will spend their 17th night in the cave while rescue teams rest and prepare to bring them home.  Authorities are unable to say whether all five will be brought to the surface together as they continue to navigate the risky rescue operation.  A rescue diver from the Thai…

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Brexit News: Watch moment David Davis learns that Boris Johnson has quit cabinet | UK | News

David Davis was asked for an immediate reaction when news of Boris Johnson’s shock resignation interrupted an interview with the former Brexit Secretary. Mr Davis was speaking on LBC when the breaking news of the Foreign Secretary’s resignation was passed in a note to host Iain Dale. Dale, who had been discussing the reasons behind the former Brexit Secretary’s departure, turned immediately for an instant reaction from Mr Davis. The Foreign Secretary quit his role just hours after Mr Davis stood down as Brexit Secretary. Dale said: “I’ve just been…

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Theresa May appoints Matt Hancock to replace Jeremy Hunt after Boris Johnson resignation | Politics | News

Boris Johnson announced his resignation earlier today citing Theresa May’s soften Brexit stance as the reason. Former Health Secretary Mr Hunt was confirmed by Downing Street as Mr Johnson’s replacement as Foreign Secretary. Sparking a Cabinet reshuffle, Jeremy Wright, the former Attorney General, will fill Mr Hancock’s position as Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Secretary, Downing Street has now also confirmed. Geoffrey Cox has been appointed as Attorney General and will attend Cabinet. Earlier today it was announced David Davis, who resigned as Brexit Secretary, would be replaced by Dominic…

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Thai cave rescue: SHOCK video shows true danger of cave rescue mission | World | News

Rescue efforts in the Tham Luang cave resumed on Monday to rescue the football team and their coach. The shocking footage shows the extent of the dangerous task facing the divers as they try to retrieve the football team and their coach. Divers can be seen entering water in the dark cave, lit by torches, before other members of the rescue team are seen drilling. The boys are being brought out one by one and so far eight of them have been rescued from the cave. The 12 boys and their…

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Great Brexit betrayal: Farage reveals plan to return as Ukip leader over Chequers proposal | UK | News

Nigel Farage has pledged to return as Ukip leader if Theresa May continues to pursue her Chequers proposal, which the Brexiteer has branded a “betrayal” of the referendum vote. The ardent Brexiteer, who left his position as Ukip leader following the referendum vote, has hinted at a return to frontline politics for a long time. However, the shock resignations from Brexit Secretary David Davis and Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson appear to have prompted Mr Farage into this shock pledge. Speaking to listeners on his LBC phone-in show, the Brexiteer MEP…

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Theresa May appoints Jeremy Hunt as Foreign Secretary | Politics | News

Theresa May has moved to shore up her position following the shock resignation of Boris Johnson with the appointment of Jeremy Hunt as the new Foreign Secretary. Mr Johnson plunged the Government into crisis after he announced he was quitting with a scathing denunciation of her Brexit plans, saying they would leave the UK a “colony” of the European Union. His dramatic departure was the second resignation of a Cabinet “big beast” in less than 24 hours, after Brexit Secretary David Davis walked out late on Sunday. Brexit minister Steve…

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France news: Emmanuel Macron suffers approval blow over immigration | World | News

While the French centrist has scored points on the international scene, positioning himself as an ambitious reformer, his reputation among French voters is slowly deteriorating. The 40-year-old leader received an average score of 3.74 out of 10 for his efforts to tackle the migrant crisis at home and abroad, according to the survey by the pollster Ifop for the weekly Le Journal du Dimanche. The poll also showed that 57 per cent of French people disapprove of the young centrist’s immigration policy, pollsters said, adding that Mr Macron did not…

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Brexit news: Steve Baker warns fellow Tory MPs about Corbyn ‘threat’ | UK | News

Former Brexit Minister Steve Baker resigned from the Department for Exiting the European Union, following Theresa May’s Chequers meeting on Friday, in which the cabinet agreed on a position. On Sunday evening former Brexit Secretary David Davis stepped down from his role, and on Monday afternoon, former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson also resigned from the cabinet. Speaking on BBC’s Daily Politics, Mr Baker warned about the prospect of allowing Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party into power. He said: “We have talked about the party’s unity. I think anyone can look back…

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