UK Prime Minister Theresa May has said in a speech marking 100 years since some women were granted the vote that social media is being "exploited and abused, often anonymously" and is "toxifying" public debate

Map. History of UK conflict

18 February 2018
Trump, Britain's May discuss North Korea by phone
UK PM announces a review into the sustainability of Britain's printed press, adding that "when trusted and credible news sources decline, we can become vulnerable to news which is untrustworthy"
1 week ago
British court upholds UK arrest warrant against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange
UK PM Theresa May says the Government will launch a consultation to make intimidating parliamentary candidates and campaigners an offence under electoral law
UK Prime Minister Theresa May has said in a speech marking 100 years since some women were granted the vote that social media is being "exploited and abused, often anonymously" and is "toxifying" public debate
"100 years ago today British democracy was transformed" - Theresa May is giving a speech in Manchester to mark the 100th anniversary of the the Representation of the People Act which gave some women the right to vote for the first time
Prime Minister Theresa May speaks in Manchester to mark centenary of women's vote
The President of the Irish Pharmacy Union has said pharmacists are seen as easy targets by criminals
1 week ago
Prime Minister Theresa May leads tributes to the "heroism" of campaigners on the centenary of women winning the right to vote in Britain, as a host of events honouring the Suffragette movement are held
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Lauding women who won the vote, Britain's May says teamwork is her style
Scottish court refuses to refer case on whether Brexit could be stopped to ECJ
1 week ago
PM May warns online abuse is a 'threat to democracy'
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A @BBCNews investigation finds a UK company helped close allies of Ukraine's disgraced ex-president Yanukovych profit from last year's Eurovision.
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"This has been an extraordinary time" - @AmberRuddHR reflects on the last year for women's rights and states what action needs to be taken
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Germany's Berenberg bank set to increase staff numbers in London office
1 week ago
Financial Conduct Authority chief: EU's stance on post-Brexit cross-border trade between banks risks "serious adverse consequences"
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"We've made good progress, but there's more to do to help women in politics" - Home Secretary @AmberRuddHR
1 week ago
Financial Times: EU officials say compromise on Irish border is the biggest risk in negotiations
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Britain could take control of rail line after Stagecoach contract failure
EU's chief negotiator tells Britain: Time has come to make a Brexit choice
1 week ago
Oil futures extend losses, Brent crude down by more 1.4 percent to session low of $67.5 a barrel
1 week ago
Woman taken to the RVI Major Trauma Unit with "potentially life-threatening injuries" after being hit by a bus.
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Britain offers two options for future customs ties with EU - May's spokesman
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UK judge blocks US extradition of alleged hacker Lauri Love
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Alleged computer hacker Lauri Love has won his High Court appeal against extradition to the U.S.
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UK economy suffers sharp slowdown at start of 2018 - IHS Markit
UK rules out any form of customs union with the EU after Brexit: source1 week ago
UK rules out any form of customs union with the EU after Brexit: source
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Downing Street rules out staying in "a customs union" with the EU
Ryanair CEO warns of strikes, says some pilot demands 'laughable'
1 week ago
PM May insists the UK will 'categorically' leave customs union as a week of crucial Brexit negotiations begins