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Honda Swindon closure a ‘shattering body blow’ for UK manufacturing says union

Honda has been urged to "think again" about closing its plant in Swindon, with the loss of up to 3,500 jobs.Another 10,000 jobs could be under threat in the supply chain and support services.The...

California among 16 states to file lawsuits against Trump’s emergency declaration

California and New York are among 16 states that have filed lawsuits against Donald Trump's emergency declaration to fund a wall on the US-Mexico border.The president's move allows him to bypass Congress to divert...

Eleven murder arrests after man is stabbed to death

Police have arrested eleven people on suspicion of murder after a man was stabbed to death in London.The victim, whose age is not clear, collapsed after staggering into the lobby of a hotel in...

British man and French companion missing from popular beach in Australia

A British man has gone missing from a popular beach north of Sydney in Australia.Police are searching for 20-year-old Hugo Palmer and his friend, Frenchman Erwan Ferrieux, also 20, after their belongings were found...

Put a penny tax on new clothes to cut waste and improve recycling, say...

Retailers should pay a penny per garment to fund better recycling and try to end the era of throwaway fashion, according to an influential group of MPs.Every year £140m worth of clothes are sent...

National Farmers Union seeks guarantee Brexit won’t undermine British standards

The National Farmers Union (NFU) is demanding a written guarantee from the government that Brexit won't undermine British farming standards.The union's president Minette Batters will make the call at their conference later today...

Sailor in iconic Times Square kiss photo taken on V-J Day 1945 dies aged...

The US sailor who was photographed kissing a woman in Times Square while celebrating the end of World War Two has died.The black and white image of George Mendonsa and Greta Friedman, best known...

Great white sharks could help scientists find cure for cancer in humans

Great white sharks could help scientists to discover a cure for cancer in humans thanks to their huge and extraordinary genome. The first map of the animal's DNA has uncovered a range of mutations that...

Jeremy Corbyn warned more Labour MPs could quit over ‘appalling antisemitism abuse’

Jeremy Corbyn has been warned more Labour MPs will resign unless he gets a grip of the antisemitism problem within the party.Labour chairman Ian Lavery faced an angry backlash at a heated meeting of...

Man Arrested Following Police Officer “Assault” In Cowes

A 19-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of assault following an incident in Cowes last week. As reported by Isle of Wight Radio, a policeman suffered an injury to his eye on Wednesday (13).It came...