Scotland ignites Brexit spat after issuing legal opposition to controversial trade law

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. The Scottish Government has lodged a Legislative Consent Memorandum (LCM) with the Scottish Parliament which claims the Bill undermines devolution and breaches international law. The Bill, put forward by Business Secretary Alok Sharma […]

Woman accused of setting up GoFundMe page for murder victims to swindle cash

A suspected conwoman stole nearly £10,000 from a fake GoFundMe page for the families of three murder victims, it is claimed. Amanda Brown, 32, is alleged to have set up the online page supposedly to help the relatives of three friends killed in a horrific triple homicide. But she allegedly went on a shopping spree […]

Mexican president offers witness protection in missing students probe

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico’s government is seeking to grant protection to suspects who collaborate in a probe into the 2014 disappearance of 43 Mexican college students, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday, after officials ordered dozens of new arrests. The dozens of warrants for key “authors” of the crime, including military personnel […]

Armed police scramble to Halifax bank after man ‘pours petrol on himself’

The Daily Star’s FREE newsletter is spectacular! Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox Armed police have rushed to a Halifax bank in Blackpool after a man "poured petrol on himself and furniture" inside the branch. Police responded to reports that a man on a mobility scooter had poured petrol inside […]

EU bullies: Fear of Brussels drove Swiss referendum result, says politician

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. And Roger Koeppel said he was already focusing on another showdown with the bloc, over whether Switzerland should enter into a wide-ranging institutional framework accord which critics fear would bind it to […]

Mars bombshell as massive lakes show clues of alien life on Red Planet

The Daily Star’s FREE newsletter is spectacular! Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox Mars could be teeming with life after huge lakes of water were discovered under its south pole, scientists say. The complex system has been likened to an underground "patchwork" in Antarctica filled with weird jellyfish and shrimp-like […]

School football coach ‘shot dead by nephew, 15, who stole more than £5,000’

A 15-year-old boy has been charged with the murder of his uncle and stealing $7,000 – around £5,430. Teen Charles Alexander allegedly shot popular football coach Corey Smith, 46, in Miami, Florida, US last Monday after neighbours heard three gunshots. Police rushed to the PE teacher’s home but he was already dead. Schoolboy Charles told […]

The Trump Tax Bombshell

It looks as if the president paid $750 in taxes in both 2016 and 2017 — and for him, those were generous years. It’s Monday, and this is your politics tip sheet. Sign up here to get On Politics in your inbox every weekday. Where things stand Ever since he began his run for president […]