I was trying to protect duo: Stokes

Bristol: England cricketer Ben Stokes has told a jury he joined a fracas after hearing two revellers shout homophobic abuse at two gay men in Bristol. The allrounder, 27, is accused of knocking out two friends, Ryan Hale and Ryan Ali, during an alleged fight in Bristol on September 25. England cricketer Ben Stokes arrives at Bristol Crown Court. Stokes […]

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Philip Hammond hits back at claims he is trying to block Brexit

‘I’m no enemy of Brexit’: Philip Hammond hits back at Boris Johnson who accused him of spearheading Whitehall efforts to frustrate an EU clean break Philip Hammond denied claims from Eurosceptics he is trying to block Brexit But he has acknowledged that he is trying to maintain existing EU trade patterns  Hammond’s remarks are a direct reply to remarks made by  Foreign […]

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Couple win £5,500 payout after wife accidentally given contraceptive

Young couple trying for a baby win £5,500 payout after GP accidentally gives wife contraceptive jab Megan Palmer visited her GP to get a shot of vitamin B-12 to improve fertility Instead she was given contraceptive Depo-Provera that lasts for three months  Mrs Palmer and her husband have now been awarded £500,000 compensation She said: ‘We were devastated. We had […]

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Father and daughter jailed for trying to smuggle nine migrants into UK

Father-and-daughter people-trafficking team who tried to smuggle nine migrants into UK packed into camper van are jailed for total of more than nine years Baden Williams and Latasha Perry caught in the UK zone at Coquelles in France They told officials they were returning from a long weekend in northern France A search of the car uncovered nine people concealed […]

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