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Voice of the Mirror: A vote for the Tories is a vote for tax rises that will leave millions worse off

Raising taxes and cutting pensions is a double dose of Tory austerity that would leave tens of millions worse off.<p>The PM and her Chancellor have made …

Philip Hammond

Huge herd of cows invade train platform in Kent

Travelers on the London-to-Uckfield train line were probably not that surprised to hear their service faced delays on Saturday afternoon.<p>However, while delays on Southern rail are far from unusual, the reason this time was at least a novel one – a herd of cows had invaded the platform at Hever …

5 Signs You Need to Replace Your Microwave

Of all the appliances (large or small) in your kitchen, the microwave tends to have the shortest lifespan — around nine years or so. The good news? …

Kitchens

UK labour shortages reported as EU worker numbers fall

With the right to work uncertain after the Brexit vote, many non-UK nationals are returning home or seeking jobs elsewhere<p>UK employers are increasingly struggling to fill jobs in shops, factories and hospitals according to a new report that suggests the shortfall may be down to fewer EU migrants …

United Kingdom

EU faces crisis as IMF warns Greek debts are on ‘explosive’ path

The EU faces a looming crisis which could threaten the sustainability of the eurozone as the International Monetary Fund has warned Greece’s debts are on an “explosive” path, despite years of attempted austerity and economic reforms.<p>Global financiers at the IMF are increasingly unwilling to fund …

Banks put 'hard' Brexit move plans into action

LONDON (Reuters) - Global banks have begun signaling how they will put plans into action to cope with a "hard" exit by Britain from the European Union.<p>Until now, banks have considered varying degrees of upheaval to their British-based businesses, depending on whether the outcome of Brexit was …

European Union

Donald Trump responds to 'overrated' Meryl Streep Golden Globes speech

Throughout the Golden Globes award ceremony, numerous actors criticised future President of the United States Donald Trump, Meryl Streep’s speech …

Donald Trump

Tinder and Grindr linked to more than 500 crimes, figures show

Dating apps have been linked to more than 500 crimes in England and Wales – and almost a third are sex offences, figures show.<p>More than 500 people have been the alleged victims of crimes ranging from murder and rape to child abuse as a result of using popular dating apps, data reveals.<p>The figure …

Lords revolt over plans for ‘free-market’ universities

Labour and Lib Dems unite to halt bill that would make it easier for new profit-making colleges to become universities<p>The government faces a huge cross-party revolt next week over controversial reforms of higher education that would make it easier for new colleges to award degrees, become …

Higher Education

George Michael: Tributes to pop superstar, 53, as he dies peacefully at home from suspected heart failure

Pop superstar George Michael's death at the age of 53 from suspected heart failure is being treated by police as "unexplained but not suspicious".<p>The singer died peacefully at home, his family said on Sunday night.<p>"It is with great sadness that we can confirm our beloved son, brother and friend …

EU's 38 national and regional parliaments to get post-Brexit trade deal veto

Theresa May’s plans for a post-Brexit trade deal could be blocked by the national and regional parliaments of the 27 member states after a landmark ruling by a senior member of the European Court of Justice.<p>Eleanor Sharpston, the European Court of Justice’s Advocate General, issued a legal opinion …

Hundreds of police in England and Wales accused of sexual abuse

Watchdog says abuse of victims and suspects is most serious corruption issue facing police service<p>Hundreds of police officers are being accused of sexually abusing victims and suspects in what a senior police watchdog has called “the most serious corruption issue facing the service”.<p>Forces across …

Domestic Abuse

Every household will lose £1,250 a year because of Brexit, says Institute for Fiscal Studies

Every household will lose a staggering £1,250 a year because of the Brexit vote, independent forecasters say – as they painted a devastating picture …

This old video of the Spice Girls standing up to a sexist director is absolutely incredible

If there’s one thing that we took away from the ’90s it’s that Girl Power was well and truly alive. Obviously we’re talking about the Spice Girls. In …

Gemma Arterton: ‘It’s easier to conform and shut up’

Gemma Arterton knows just how sexist the film world can be. Over lunch, she tells Eva Wiseman she’s fixing her career – then two celebrity fans show up…<p>If you ask Gemma Arterton if she regrets her career choices to date, she will look you straight in the eye and tell you it’s complicated. The year …

Blockbusters

UK troops condemned over drowning of Iraqi boy forced into canal

Judge heading inquest-style hearing into civilian deaths after Iraq invasion attacks soldiers’ failure to save teenager<p>British soldiers who forced a 15-year-old Iraqi boy into a canal and watched him drown after the 2003 invasion of the country have been condemned by a judge heading an inquiry into …

Middle East

A*-C grades in dramatic decline as GCSE results are published

Proportion of C grades or above drops by unprecedented 2.1 percentage points as new policies come into force<p>A dramatic fall in national GCSE results is the largest since the exam replaced O-levels, with the proportion of pupils who gained a C grade or above dropping by an unprecedented 2.1 …

Education
United Kingdom

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Survey: More than half of British women suffer workplace harassment

More than half of women in the UK have suffered sexual harassment at work. That's according to a new study that finds 63 percent of females 16-24 …

Labour Party

The 'Lost Boys' reunite - 25 years since Hook

BANGARANG! It’s rather crazy to think that 25 years ago, we were all heading to the cinema to watch the late great Robin Williams playing the iconic …

Steven Spielberg

How to make the perfect millionaire's shortbread

There’s something delightfully innocent about the name “millionaire’s shortbread”. It smacks of an age when the wealthy – rather than buying up investment property or roaring around in diamond-encrusted supercars – could be identified by their decadent taste in afternoon treats. This is not just …

Dessert

EU calls for UK to 'Brexit' quickly; Britain wants more time

LONDON (AP) — The European Union wants a quickie divorce, but Britain wants time to think things over.<p>Senior EU politicians demanded Saturday that the U.K. quickly cut its ties with the 28-nation bloc — a process Britain says won't begin for several months — as the political and economic shockwaves …

United Kingdom

Monster milkshakes: how to make an indulgent cookie dough freakshake

Whether you’re a chocoholic, an amaretto aficionado or a cookie dough devotee, indulge you inner sweet tooth and learn how to master the monster milkshakes that have take Instagram by storm.<p>In this video we show you how to make a delicious cookie dough freakshake, using chocolate ganache and …

Dessert

Tesco to sell Harris + Hoole coffee shops

Sale of artisan-style chain to Caffè Nero follows offloading of Giraffe and Dobbies amid restructuring under Dave Lewis<p>Tesco has agreed to sell its Harris + Hoole coffee shops, less than four years after investing in the launch of the business and a few months after taking full control.<p>The sale of …

North London

Giant holes found in Siberia could be signs of a ticking climate 'time bomb'

When a helicopter pilot spotted the first crater in summer 2014, everyone was baffled.<p>The 100-foot-wide hole appeared on the Yamal Peninsula seemingly out of nowhere, during a tense season of Russian military action in Ukraine and international sanctions.<p>And then more appeared. Lacking a better …

Global Warming

Woman fought off sex attacker by biting his tongue and scratching his face with keys

She was given a bravery award for fighting off Johnathon Holmes<p>A 21-year-old who fought off a sex attacker by scratching him with her house keys has been honoured with a bravery award.<p>The woman was trailed by Johnathon Holmes for a mile before he pushed her into the bushes and sexually assaulted …

The U.S. Is Pumping All This Oil, So Where Are The Benefits?

The U.S. has ramped up oil production so dramatically that it's joined Saudi Arabia and Russia as one of the world's largest producers. Just glance at the chart below.<p>Since this surge began in 2008, American production rocketed from 5 million barrels a day to nearly 10 million barrels a day at the …

Oil