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Dogcast: Clare Balding launches podcast about UK’s love of dogs

CultureRadio She will be joined by her pet Tibetan Terrier Archie as she speaks to people about how dogs have changed their lives Monday, 17th February 2020, 11:13 pm Updated Monday, 17th February 2020, 11:13 pmThe broadcaster Clare Balding has…

Billionaire founder BR Shetty quits scandal-hit care firm NMC Health after questions about finances

NewsBusiness Bavaguthu Raghuram Shetty, the Indian-born billionaire, stepped down from the board of the FTSE 100-listed company on Sunday Monday, 17th February 2020, 10:39 pm Updated Monday, 17th February 2020, 10:44 pmNMC Health, founded in 1974 by Bavaguthu Raghuram Shetty,…

Boris Johnson adviser Andrew Sabisky quits after controversy over eugenics and race

NewsPolitics He quit the post after mounting calls for him to be axed from the publicly funded role Monday, 17th February 2020, 9:17 pm Updated Monday, 17th February 2020, 9:17 pmAndrew Sabisky appearing on BBC Daily Politics (Photo: BBC) Andrew…

Priti Patel delays publication of independent reports on EU citizens and anti-terror laws which were sent to her months ago

NewsPolitics Exclusive: The Home Office has not yet published an investigation into the Windrush scandal which was promised a year ago Monday, 17th February 2020, 9:12 pm Priti Patel is accused of suppressing official reports (Photo: Peter Summers/Getty) The Home…

Storm Dennis: Boris Johnson under pressure to increase spending on flood-prone regions as UK faces major climate challenge

NewsEnvironment More communities will face flood risk as the impacts of climate change bite Monday, 17th February 2020, 8:58 pm Updated Monday, 17th February 2020, 8:59 pm Tory MPs representing rural areas most prone to flooding are now preparing to…

Storm Dennis: Flooding, misery and more rain across the UK as officials warn of ‘exceptional’ river levels

NewsUK Evacuations in Hereford as Government warns greatest danger is faced by towns along the River Severn Monday, 17th February 2020, 8:40 pm Updated Monday, 17th February 2020, 8:55 pm Sign up to our daily newsletter The i newsletter cut…

Japan economy on brink of recession: Sales tax rise explained, amid fears for recovery during coronavirus outbreak

NewsBusiness Shinzo Abe’s government approved $120bn (£90bn) in spending aimed at cushioning the impact of the sales tax rise in December Monday, 17th February 2020, 8:04 pm Updated Monday, 17th February 2020, 8:06 pmJapan’s economy shrunk by an annual rate…

Laura Ashley: Future of retailer remains unclear as £20m emergency loan talks go on

NewsBusiness Last August, Laura Ashley reported a £14.3m annual loss as demand for its furniture and decorating products sagged Monday, 17th February 2020, 7:32 pm Updated Monday, 17th February 2020, 7:33 pmShares in the fashion retailer Laura Ashley have fallen…

Coronavirus: 780m people in China living under travel restrictions in race to contain spread of the virus

NewsWorld China also said it may postpone its annual congress in March — its biggest political meeting of the year — because of the outbreak Monday, 17th February 2020, 7:09 pm Cities in Hubei province, the centre of the outbreak,…

Britain will not align automatically with the EU’s rules and standards in any future trade deal, warns UK’s chief Brexit negotiator

NewsPoliticsBrexit Mr Frost said that ‘a durable and sustainable relationship’ had to be built on ‘a relationship of equals’ Monday, 17th February 2020, 6:45 pm Updated Monday, 17th February 2020, 6:48 pm He warned to do anything else would fail…

Andrew Sabisky: Downing Street adviser wrote of ‘very real racial differences in intelligence’ on Dominic Cummings website

NewsPolitics Downing Street refused to comment on the aide’s past remarks or whether the PM agrees with them Monday, 17th February 2020, 6:41 pm Updated Monday, 17th February 2020, 6:43 pmBritain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson (R) and Number 10 special…

Who left Dancing on Ice 2020 last night? Results in full after Maura Higgins was kicked off the show

CultureTV The series has seen bumps, scrapes and tears as the celebrities take to the ice week after week in a bid to win Monday, 17th February 2020, 6:28 pm Updated Monday, 17th February 2020, 6:30 pmMaura Higgins’ time in…