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Newspaper headlines: May’s ‘last-ditch bid’ as EU ‘turns deaf ear’

By BBC News Staff Image caption Thursday’s papers continue to focus on Brexit again and Theresa May’s attempt to save her deal. “No Christmas present for May from EU”, is the i’s headline. It says…

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County Lines: Drug gangs destroying lives and communities

Drug gangs from large urban areas are using violence and intimidation to operate a practice called County Lines in smaller towns and rural areas. The gangs establish a phone number that they can use to…


Why did Rachel Johnston die after having all her teeth removed?

Image copyright Diana Johnston Image caption Rachel Johnston collapsed after being discharged from hospital A disabled woman died after having all her teeth removed by a dentist at an NHS trust criticised for its “drastic”…


Travellers see pound close to dollar parity

Image copyright Getty Images Travellers at some UK airports are barely being offered one US dollar for each of their pounds, following a month of Brexit uncertainty. Those exchanging pounds at the UK’s biggest airport,…


Watchdog bans ‘harmful’ gender stereotypes in adverts

Image copyright Getty Images The UK’s advertising watchdog has said it will ban “gender stereotypes that are likely to cause harm, or serious or widespread offence”. The Committees of Advertising Practice (CAP) said harmful stereotypes…


Our Brexit deal is at risk, May warns EU leaders

Image copyright AFPp Theresa May has told EU leaders the withdrawal deal they have negotiated with the UK is “at risk”, if MPs’ concerns cannot be addressed. The PM, who delayed a Commons vote on…


Letter to Santa found after 120 years on display in Canterbury

Image caption The letter was found inside a book donated to a charity shop A letter to Santa written by a Victorian schoolgirl has been discovered 120 years on. In it five-year-old Marjorie from Eastbourne…


Chelsea condemn anti-Semitic chants in MOL Vidi game

Chelsea launched a campaign in January to raise awareness and educate about anti-Semitism in football Chelsea say fans who sang an anti-Semitic chant in the Europa League game with MOL Vidi have “shamed the club”….


Cardinal Vincent Nichols denies sex abuse ‘cover-up’

Image caption Cardinal Vincent Nichols denied a cover up over sex abuse allegations involving a priest The leader of Roman Catholics in England and Wales was accused of covering up child sex abuse allegations against…


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