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British army 'leaning on' under-18s to help fill its ranks

Army turning to younger, poorer, teenagers to fill riskiest roles, say critics of enlistment strategyBritain’s stretched army is increasingly...

HS2 could be scrapped as critic given role in independent review

Government needs clear evidence before going ahead, says transport secretaryThe future of the HS2 high-speed rail project has been...

Former Bury FC director chains herself to drainpipe to save club

The club will be expelled from English Football League unless it provides evidence of solvency A former director of Bury FC has chained...

Stretched British army 'leaning on' under-18s to fill its ranks

Army turning to younger, poorer teenagers to fill riskiest roles, say critics of enlistment strategyBritain’s stretched army is increasingly...

Merkel gives Johnson 30 days to find solution to avoid no-deal Brexit

German chancellor puts responsibility for crashing out of EU firmly at UK PM’s doorAngela Merkel has challenged Boris Johnson to come...

Danish PM ‘surprised and disappointed’ over cancelled Trump visit

US president attacks comments as ‘nasty’ after calling off trip because Greenland not for saleThe Danish prime minister has said she...

Brexit: Boris Johnson meets Merkel in Berlin as France says no deal now most likely outcome - live news

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen 5.42pm BST Q: Doesn’t the basis problem remain - the EU will not...

Brexit: Boris Johnson to meet Merkel as France says no deal now most likely outcome - live news

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen 4.56pm BST Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, has now arrived...

Four teenagers deny homophobic attack on two women on bus

Defendants plead not guilty to harassing Melania Geymonat and Christine HanniganFour teenage boys have denied harassing two women...

'Unelected PM ... gambling with peace' - Irish EU commissioner launches attack on Boris Johnson - live news

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen 3.56pm BST This is from Jenny Hill, the BBC’s Berlin correspondent.Sat...

EU migration to UK underestimated by ONS, analysts say

Non-EU migration overstated in decade of official data now reclassified as ‘experimental’ EU migration to the UK over the last decade...

Danish PM 'surprised and disappointed' over cancelled Trump visit

Other politicians lambast US president for calling off trip because Greenland not for saleThe Danish prime minister has said she is...

Judge rejected asylum seeker who did not have gay ‘demeanour’

Judge contrasted man’s appearance with another who ‘wore lipstick’ and had ‘effeminate manner’A UK immigration judge rejected the...

Government likely to exceed budget target by £8bn this year

Extra spending on NHS and no-deal Brexit preparations to blame for cut in surplus in JulyThe government is on course to overshoot...

Edinburgh fringe 'must do more' to tackle sexual harassment

Call comes as Equity union is inundated with complaints from acts appearing at festivalThe Edinburgh festival fringe has an “appalling”...

Brexit no-deal funding 'too little, too late', says Portsmouth council leader

Gerald Vernon-Jackson dismisses £9m pledge, saying his council alone has spent £4m preparing the portThe leader of Portsmouth council...

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