Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Sunday 14 Jan 2018

Farage says ‘historic’ Brexit vote could be reversed

Nigel Farage says the Brexit could be overturned because Remainers have gained a stranglehold on the argument over Britain’s future relationship with the EU. “The Remain side are making all the running,” the former Ukip leader told The Observer. “They have a majority in parliament, and unless we get ourselves organised we could lose the historic victory that was Brexit.”

Hawaii governor sorry for ‘unfortunate’ missile warning

The governor of Hawaii has apologised after television broadcasts and mobile phones in Hawaii were interrupted by an emergency warning of an incoming missile yesterday. David Ige says the “unfortunate” mistake occurred when an employee “pushed the wrong button”. The message sent to mobile phones warned, in capital letters: “Ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii. Seek immediate shelter. This is not a drill.”

Minister considers judicial review of Worboys release

The justice secretary may stage a judicial review of the decision to free sex attacker John Worboys on parole. David Gauke has sought advice on whether a judicial review could succeed. However, the Parole Board said it was “confident correct procedures were followed” when the decision was made to free Worboys, who is thought to have carried out more than 100 rapes and sexual assaults.

Tories ‘are too shy’ to defend the party online

Tory voters are too shy to fight for the party on social media, Theresa May’s new chairman has argued. Speaking to the Sunday Telegraph, Brandon Lewis vows to galvanise “shy Tories” who are not “getting out there in …read more

Source:: The Week – All news


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