Anger over Donald Trump's UK crime tweet
>Donald Trump has been accused of fuelling hate crime with a tweet erroneously linking a rise in the UK crime rate to "radical Islamic terror".
>He said crime in the UK had risen by 13% amid the "spread" of Islamist terror - despite the figure referring to all crimes, not just terrorism.
>The Labour MP, Yvette Cooper, said the statement was "inflammatory and ignorant", while ex-Labour leader Ed Miliband said Mr Trump was "a moron".
Brexit: UK will struggle to change UK borders in time, says watchdog
>The government will struggle to deliver the "huge changes" required to the UK's borders in time for Brexit, Meg Hillier, chairwoman of the Commons public accounts committee.
>The Labour MP was responding to a report by the National Audit Office, the UK's spending watchdog.
>The report warned of a significant increase in workload for border forces following Brexit.
Storm Brian: UK prepares for 'weather bomb' bringing 70mph gales and heavy rain just days after Ophelia
>Storm Brian is set to batter the UK and Ireland with gale-force winds and heavy rain just days after ex-hurricane Ophelia wrecked havoc.
>Brian, an Atlantic “weather bomb”, is the second named storm of the UK season after September’s Aileen and is due to sweep into Britain in the early hours of Saturday morning.
>On Friday evening, a wall of heavy rain pushed into south-west England ahead of the storm's arrival, while in Ireland - where an orange weather alert is in place - troops lined sandbags along seafronts.
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