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Buckingham Palace meeting ‘not about health of Queen or Prince Philip’

The BBC's royal correspondent Peter Hunt understands the meeting is not about the health of either the Queen or Duke of Edinburgh, according to the BBC. Officials at the palace have not said what this morning's meeting, reported to involve all senior

Brexit: EU demands ‘serious UK response’ on citizens’ rights

"We need guarantees," Tusk said in Brussels as 27 EU leaders backed the bloc's Brexit negotiating guidelines, according to the BBC. The rights of EU citizens to live, work and study in the UK is one of three topics they want dealt

British police foil ‘active terror plot’

The woman, in her 20s, was one of the subjects of the investigation and is in a serious but stable condition, according to the BBC. A raid also took place in Kent, with six people arrested in total. Officers say the operation was

UK Prime Minister announces shock general election

The UK Prime Minister Theresa May announced the general election will be held on June 8 in an unexpected speech outside 10 Downing Street, according to Metro. Justifying the decision, Mrs May said: ‘The country is coming together but Westminster is not.’ She

Westminster attack: woman who fell from bridge dies of injuries

A woman who fell into the Thames during the Westminster terror attack in London has died from her injuries, police have said, Joinfo.com reports with reference to The Guardian. Andreea Cristea, 31, a tourist from Romania, died on Thursday after her life support

Britain to scrap SATs because ‘they’re too much pressure on children’

The UK education secretary has unveiled plans for children to be examined without them realising they are being tested, Joinfo.com reports with reference to Metro. Justine Greening has begun a consultation after the SATs for seven-year-olds got a heated reception from parents

Brexit begins: UK triggers Article 50 to begin EU divorce

Theresa May, the British Prime Minister, confirmed that the UK has triggered Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, beginning a legal process that must end in two years' time with Britain leaving the EU, according to CNN. "This is an historic moment

The Daily Mail is getting dragged for its ‘Legs-it’ front page

The front page was first published on Twitter on Monday night, instantly prompting a stream of criticism from politicians, journalists and members of the public, Joinfo.com reports with reference to Mashable. Alas, the sexist commentary didn't stop at the front page. Inside

Kate Middleton and Prince William send son George to 6,500 euros-a-term private day school

Prince George, aged three, will join Thomas’s, Battersea, in September, as he begins his journey into full-time formal education, Joinfo.com reports with reference to Telegraph. The young Prince will attend the mixed-sex day school, which costs £5,653 (about $7,000) a term and

Home ownership now out of reach for most young people in UK, study finds

Home ownership is increasingly out of reach for young people without “the bank of Mum and Dad”, a study warns today – demanding “radical action” from the UK Government, Joinfo.com reports with reference to Independent. Just 31 per cent of 25-29 year-olds