May sets deadline for Russia over spy poisoning

Theresa May said yesterday Russia must explain its role in the nerve agent poisoning in Salisbury of former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter by the end of today, or face diplomatic sanctions. Replying to the Prime Minister, Jeremy Corbyn provoked outrage by trying to shift the debate to Russian donations to the Conservatives.

Chancellor to unveil optimistic spring statement

At lunch time today, Chancellor Philip Hammond will read his spring statement on the UK’s finances – and he is expected to say that the economy is in better shape than expected. But he is unlikely to offer any significant extra spending on public services including the NHS, arguing that the national debt is still to high to end austerity.

Commuter wins pay-out for rail firm’s lateness

A rail commuter who lives in Suffolk has won a legal case he brought against Greater Anglia for continual lateness, via the small claims court. Seph Pochin was awarded £350 compensation at an earlier hearing but Greater Anglia failed to pay. Now a judge has decided that bailiffs will be sent to the firm to recover property to sell.

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