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Killer Drivers to Face Life Sentences

Dangerous drivers who kill are set to face life sentences, under plans put forward by Government Ministers.

Dangerous drivers causing death by speeding, street racing or while on a mobile phone are among those now facing the same sentences as those charged with manslaughter. 268 more words


Someone has started a petition to ban all ivory sales in the UK

More than 100,000 elephants have been killed for ivory in the last decade – and people have had enough.

And by people we mean the 70,000 heroes signing a petition to shut down the domestic ivory market in the UK. 286 more words


Leave supporters stage Parliament rally as Chancellor talks of Brexit woe

It wasn’t quite on the scale of the protests that we saw after the EU referendum, but 100 people stood outside Parliament today calling for Article 50 to be triggered. 271 more words


Government's reply to petition calling for shops to shut on Boxing Day is a bit bah humbug

The government have responded to a petition calling for shops to be closed on Boxing Day.

More than 220,000 people called for high street stores and supermarkets to close on December 26 to allow retail staff to have a little extra time off to spend with their families. 254 more words


HM The Queen, What Does She Own?

This week’s news that the Queen’s official London residence, Buckingham Palace needs a £369m refurbishment has caused a public outcry.

I hear you say: No wonder the Queen of England is one of the richest women in the world.   631 more words


RSPCA should be stripped of power to prosecute, say MPs

The RSPCA should be stripped of its power to prosecute in animals welfare cases because of a ‘conflict of interest’, MPs have urged.

The charity currently takes people to court in private prosecution cases but the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee has pointed to the fact it is already involved in campaigning and funding. 364 more words


Here's how you can help Britain protect wildlife in the Arctic

Have you ever thought your innovative foreign policy ideas would be better than the Government’s plans?

Well, now you have a chance to prove it – by helping to shape the UK’s policies in the Arctic region. 299 more words