Joe Robinson: Turkish court convicts former UK soldier
A former soldier with the British army who fought for Kurdish forces against so-called Islamic State (IS) in Syria has been given a prison sentence in Turkey, his mother says.
Joe Robinson, 25, from Leeds, was arrested while on holiday in 2017 and charged with terrorism offences.
He was accused of being a member of the Kurdish armed group the YPG, which Turkey views as a terrorist group.
UK weather – Britain to be battered by TWO storms next week with Helene and Joyce set to bring 80mph and showers
BRITAIN will be battered by two storms next week as Helene and Joyce bring 80mph winds and showers.
Helene will hit the the nation first on Monday followed by Joyce, according to the Met Office.
There were fears that both systems could batter Britons at the same time, by meteorologists say this is not the case.
Boris Johnson 'digging own political grave' says Guto Harri
Boris Johnson is digging his own political grave after comparing Theresa May's Brexit plan to a suicide vest, his former aide has said.
Ex-foreign secretary Mr Johnson claimed Mrs May had "wrapped a suicide vest" around the British constitution and "handed the detonator" to Brussels.
He quit his role this summer in protest at Mrs May's Chequers deal on how the UK would leave the EU in March 2019.