May warns EU: Put citizens’ safety first in Brexit talks

Image copyright AFP Image caption Mrs May left the summit on Friday morning Forcing the UK to leave EU security pacts after Brexit risks the safety of EU and UK citizens, Theresa May has warned European leaders. The UK says EU negotiators are blocking agreement on tracking terrorists and sharing information after March 2019. The […]

Police called ‘every day’ to violence against NHS staff

Media captionShocking footage of attacks and aggression at Welsh hospitals Police are called to at least one violent incident against NHS staff each day on average, figures have suggested. Statistics from four health boards showed officers were called 521 times in 2017/18 and 2,719 times since 2013. One nurse said she struggled to pass a […]

Brexit: EU risks making citizens less safe says May

Media captionTheresa May arrives at the European Council summit in Brussels Citizens could be less safe if the UK has to leave key policing agreements after Brexit, Prime Minister Theresa May has warned EU leaders. The UK says EU negotiators are blocking agreement on tracking terrorists and sharing information after March 2019. The EU says […]

Migrant crisis: EU summit leaders reach deal after marathon talks

Media captionWhy is the Aquarius migrant rescue ship empty? European Union leaders have reached an agreement on migration after marathon talks at a summit in Brussels. Italy – the entry point for thousands of migrants, mainly from Africa – had threatened to veto the conclusions of the entire agenda if it did not receive help […]

Windrush victims detained ‘unlawfully’ by Home Office

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The inquiry heard from Anthony Bryan and Paulette Wilson, both who were detained twice Immigration officials detained members of the Windrush generation “unlawfully and inappropriately” despite their right to be in the UK, MPs have found. A parliamentary committee has published its report into the Windrush scandal, describing the […]

Brexit: May urges EU leaders to put citizens’ safety first

Media captionTheresa May arrives at the European Council summit in Brussels Citizens could be less safe if the UK has to leave key policing agreements after Brexit, Prime Minister Theresa May has warned EU leaders. The UK says EU negotiators are blocking agreement on tracking terrorists and sharing information after March 2019. The EU says […]

Migrant crisis: EU summit divided amid migration row

Media captionWhy is the Aquarius migrant rescue ship empty? A key European Union summit may end without a deal to resolve a row over ways to tackle irregular migration. Italy – the entry point of thousands of migrants, mainly from Africa – says it will veto a joint statement over the entire agenda if no […]

What do European governments want from the EU Summit?

Image copyright Getty Images The EU summit on Thursday and Friday will discuss a number of pressing issues, including migration, economics, security and Brexit. But what do different countries want from the Brussels talks and where does Brexit stand in their priorities? Germany: Jenny Hill, Berlin It’s tempting to imagine what Angela Merkel and Theresa […]

BAE wins multi-million pound Australian warship contract

Image copyright BAE Systems British defence giant BAE Systems has won a multi-million pound contract from the Australian government to build nine new warships, marking a significant victory for British military exports. BAE beat Italian and Spanish rivals to win a large slice of the £20bn spending programme. The ships will be built in Australia, […]

Brexit: May says UK and EU want ‘faster pace’ on deal

Media captionTheresa May arrives at the European Council summit in Brussels Theresa May has said both the UK and EU want to work towards a future Brexit deal “at a faster pace”, after being warned that time is running out. Arriving at an EU summit, the prime minister said “very good progress” had been made […]