Labour condemns Chancellor over ‘no unemployed people’ remark

Chancellor Philip Hammond has been branded “out of touch” after he was forced to clarify his remark that “there are no unemployed people”.

Royal Blood in action. (PA)

Man arrested with 53 stolen mobile phones after Royal Blood concert

A 22-year-old man has been arrested after police found him with 53 stolen mobile phones after a Royal Blood gig.

New homes being built (Gareth Fuller/PA)

Hammond says Budget will have proposals to help build 300,000 homes annually

There is no silver bullet to solve Britain’s housing crisis but the Budget will contain a range of proposals to help get 300,000 homes built a year, Chancellor Philip Hammond has said.

(Ben Stevens/PA)

Far-right group’s deputy leader charged with threatening and abusive language

The deputy leader of far-right group Britain First has been charged with using threatening and abusive language at a rally in Belfast.

Gaia Pope vanished on the afternoon of November 7 (Dorset Police/PA)

No third party involved in ‘unexplained’ death of teenager Gaia Pope – police

No one else was involved in the death of teenager Gaia Pope, according to police.

Captain Mike Green, who has been named by colleagues as the pilot who died alongside his young student when their helicopter collided with a light aircraft in mid-air in Buckinghamshire (Helicopter Services/PA)

Three Britons and Vietnamese man killed in helicopter and plane crash

The victims of a mid-air collision between a helicopter and a plane include three Britons and one Vietnamese national, police believe.

(Victoria Jones/PA)

Q&A: The key questions as Chancellor Philip Hammond prepares to give Budget

The key questions ahead of Chancellor Philip Hammond’s Budget on Wednesday are answered here:

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Chancellor to face gloomy fiscal outlook in autumn Budget

Chancellor Philip Hammond is set to be confronted by a gloomy fiscal outlook in Wednesday’s Budget as forecasts are expected to unveil a growth downgrade and higher borrowing.

Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams addresses the Sinn Fein Ard Fheis in the RDS, Dublin. (Brian Lawless/PA)

Gerry Adams to step down as Sinn Fein president in 2018

Gerry Adams has announced his intention to step down as Sinn Fein president in 2018.

Police at the scene near Waddesdon, in Buckinghamshire (Aaron Chown/PA)

Tributes to helicopter pilot among four dead in mid-air collision with plane

The helicopter pilot who was among four people to die after a mid-air collision with a plane was a “mentor” who had a “distinguished” career, his colleagues said.

(Yui Mok/PA)

Replica tank from Spielberg’s War Horse by Cenotaph to mark 100-year-old battle

A replica First World War tank used in Steven Spielberg’s film War Horse took up a prominent position by the Cenotaph, as the Royal Tank Regiment marked the centenary of the Battle of Cambrai.

Police have appealed for witnesses (Joe Giddens/PA)

Girl, 12, dies after beach buggy and car collide in Northern Ireland

A 12-year-old girl has died after the beach buggy she was in collided with a car in Newry.

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell (Steve Parsons/PA)

Renationalisation programme won’t be burden on taxpayers, says John McDonnell

A major programme of renationalisation under Labour would “not be a burden” on taxpayers, shadow chancellor John McDonnell has said.

What the papers say - November 19

What the papers say – November 19

A tragic development in the disappearance of Gaia Pope, demonstrations in Zimbabwe against Robert Mugabe and the upcoming Budget feature on the front pages of Sunday’s papers.

Co-operative Party Centenary Conference

Corbyn still silent on figure Labour would offer to settle Brexit divorce bill

Jeremy Corbyn has again refused to say how much Labour would offer the European Union for the so-called Brexit “divorce” bill to unlock trade talks.

Etsy to expand London office as part of international efficiency drive

Etsy to expand London office as part of international efficiency drive

Etsy is set to expand its London office despite company-wide staff cuts, as the artisan platform looks to centralise much of its international operations in the UK.

(Matt Holyoak/CameraPress/PA)

Series of portraits to mark Queen and Duke of Edinburgh’s wedding anniversary

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh smile as they stand side by side in the first of a new series of portraits to mark their 70th wedding anniversary.

There could be snow in Scotland (Andrew Milligan/PA)

Scottish commuters could face disruption due to snow

The first significant snowfall of the season is expected to hit parts of Scotland overnight – and could cause some disruption for the morning commute.

Self-driving vehicle trials (Victoria Jones/PA)

Budget to bring driverless cars closer as Chancellor invests in new tech

Driverless cars will be given the green light for testing on roads nationwide under plans in the Budget designed to ensure the vehicles are being used in Britain in as little as three years.

Simon Speirs died after being swept overboard (onEdition/PA)

UK sailor killed when swept overboard on world yacht race ‘popular and sensible’

A British sailor who died after being swept overboard was a popular and sensible man, said Clipper Round The World Yacht Race co-founder Sir Robin Knox-Johnston.

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