Waiting times for UK immigration appeals soar by 45% in a year – The Independent


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    27 March 2018

    Jacob Rees-Mogg speaks about Brexit at a Leave Means Leave event at Carlton House Terrace, London.

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    26 March 2018

    The coffin of Kenneth White, an RAF veteran who died with no known family, is carried into Cambridge City Crematorium ahead of his funeral. A Facebook appeal was launched for people to attend the funeral of Mr White, who died at the age of 84. Over 100 strangers turned up to his funeral.

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    25 March 2018

    The Unveiling of Project 84, to represent the 84 men who commit suicide per week in Britain, eighty-four individual sculptures are placed on roofs, 12 of the sculptures are positioned on the roof of the This Morning Studio and the remaining 72 are standing on the roof of the ITV Studios Tower.

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    24 March 2018

    Cambridge men and women celebrate together after their double victory over Oxford in the 2018 boat race.

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    23 March 2018

    Michel Barnier kisses Theresa May’s hand as they arrive at the EU Summit in Brussels.

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    22 March 2018

    Emergency services workers lay flowers and pay their respects at Parliament Square in Westminster on the anniversary of the Westminster Bridge attack in London.

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    21 March 2018

    The Fishing for Leave boat passes the Houses of Parliament on the River Thames, during a protest where fish were discarded into the Thames.

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    20 March 2018

    Houses sit on the cliff edge on The Marrams in Hemsby, as thirteen homes on the sandy cliffs have been evacuated amid fears they could topple into the sea, with further high tides and strong winds forecast. The residents of the properties in Norfolk were forced to leave over the weekend, Great Yarmouth Borough Council said.

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    19 March 2018

    Activists show their support outside of Chelmsford Crown Court for the ‘Stansted 15’, a group prosecuted under terrorism-related charges after blocking a mass deportation charter flight in April 2017

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    18 March 2018

    Sadiq Khan, Imelda Staunton, Gloria Hunniford at the annual Saint Patrick’s Day parade in London.

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    17 March 2018

    Fans make their way through a snow shower to Molineux Stadium ahead of the Sky Bet Championship match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Burton Albion. Amber warnings for snow and ice have been issued by the Met Office ahead of a cold snap dubbed the “mini beast from the east”.

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    16 March 2018

    Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and the Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz visit a Battle of Britain bunker at RAF Northolt in Uxbridge.

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    15 March 2018

    Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May talks with Wiltshire Police’s Chief Constable Kier Pritchard as she is shown the police tent covering the bench in Salisbury, where former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were discovered on March 4, following an apparent nerve agent attack.
    Britain expelled 23 Russian diplomats over the nerve agent poisoning and suspended high-level contacts, including for the World Cup on March 14. Theresa May told parliament that Russia had failed to respond to her demand for an explanation on how a Soviet-designed chemical, Novichok, was used in Salisbury.

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    14 March 2018

    A man prepares to lay flowers outside Gonville and Caius College, at Cambridge University following the death of British physicist, Stephen Hawking, who was a fellow of the University for over 50 years. The flag over the college flew at half-mast as students and academics came to pay tribute after his death.

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    13 March 2018

    The crowd looks on during Cheltenham Festival Champion Day.

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    12 March 2018

    A police officer on duty near a protective tent which covers the bench where a man and woman were apparently poisoned with what was later identified as a nerve agent, in Salisbury.

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    11 March 2018

    Protesters against the Turkish war on Syrian Kurds in Afrin block the tracks at Manchester Piccadilly station bringing rail services in and out of the terminal to a halt.

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    10 March 2018

    Royal Air Force Police dog Tornado leaps through a set of hoops on day three of the Crufts dog show at the NEC Arena in Birmingham.

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    9 March 2018

    Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, with Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard, during a visit to Abertay University in Dundee, prior to his address to delegates at the Scottish Labour Party Conference in the city’s Caird Hall.

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    8 March 2018

    Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson sits with Year 1 pupils during a visit to St Leonard’s Church of England Primary Academy in Hastings.

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    7 March 2018

    Electronic billboards show adverts for Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman with the hashtag
    ‘#ANewSaudiArabia’ in London.

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    6 March 2018

    A police officer stands guard outside a branch of the Italian chain restaurant Zizzi close to The Maltings shopping centre in Salisbury, which was closed in connection to the ongoing major incident sparked after a man and a woman were found critically ill on a bench at the shopping centre on 4 March.

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    5 March 2018

    Gary Oldman, winner of the Best Actor award for ‘Darkest Hour,’ poses with his award in the press room during the 90th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center.

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    4 March 2018

    Great Britain’s Andrew Pozzi celebrates winning the men’s 60m hurdles final as Aries Merritt of United States looks dejected during the IAAF World Indoor Championships at Arena Birmingham.

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    3 March 2018

    People playing with their sledges in Greenwich Park, east London, as the cold weather continues around the country.

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    2 March 2018

    Theresa May delivers a speech about her vision for Brexit at Mansion House.

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    1 March 2018

    ‘The Couple’, a sculpture by Sean Henry, braves the snow in Newbiggin-By-The-Sea in Northumberland, as storm Emma, rolling in from the Atlantic, looks poised to meet the Beast from the East’s chilly Russian air.

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    28 February 2018

    The scene on the M80 Haggs in Glasgow, as the highest level of weather warning has been issued for Scotland and Ireland as forecasters warn of “blizzard-like” conditions. A red alert for Munster and Leinster in the Republic of Ireland and the central belt of Scotland has been put out for heavy snow and strong winds. Dublin, Kildare, Louth, Wicklow and Meath are also covered by a red warning, which was issued early on Wednesday morning.

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    27 February 2018

    Icicles hang from a frozen elephant fountain in Colchester. Freezing weather conditions dubbed the “Beast from the East” has seen snow and sub-zero temperatures hit the UK.

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    26 February 2018

    Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn makes a keynote speech as he sets out Labour’s position on Brexit, at the National Transport Design Centre in Coventry. Jeremy Corbyn’s Brexit speech confirmed that a Labour Government would negotiate full tariff-free access to EU markets for UK business.

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    25 February 2018

    Victims of the Northern Ireland Troubles come together to take part in the Time for truth march through Belfast city centre against the stalled efforts in dealing with Northern Ireland’s legacy issues.

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    24 February 2018

    Oxford University Boat Club race in preparation for The Cancer Research UK Boat Race 2018, Oxford University Boat Club race Oxford Brookes University in London, England.

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    23 February 2018

    Former BHS owner Dominic Chappell leaves Barkingside Magistrates Court after being given a £87,170 fine in Barking, England. Mr Chappell, who was in charge of BHS for a year before it went bust, was found guilty of failing to provide information demanded by The Pensions Regulator.

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    22 February 2018

    Youths chase after the leather ball during the annual ‘Fastern Eve Handba’ event in Jedburgh’s High Street in the Scottish Borders in Jedburgh, Scotland. The annual event, which started in the 1700’s, takes place today and involves two teams, the Uppies (residents from the higher part of Jedburgh) and the Doonies (residents from the lower part of Jedburgh) getting the ball to either the top or bottom of the town. The ball which is made of leather, stuffed with straw and decorated with ribbons is thrown into the crowd to begin the game.

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    21 February 2018

    An anti-Brexit campaign battle bus drives through Westminster in London, England. The crowd-funded coach is to tour the country making 33 stops two years after the Vote Leave campaign drove a similar bus around the UK with the now famous slogan: ‘We send the EU £350 million a week let’s fund our NHS instead’.

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    20 February 2018

    Sarah Clarke is introduced as the new Black Rod to the House of Lords. She is the first female Black Rod in the 650-year history of the role and will be known as the Lady Usher of the Black Rod.

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    19 February 2018

    Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson holds a rhinoceros horn as he visits a Metropolitan Police wildlife crime unit facility in London. The Foreign Secretary’s visit was to help him learn more about the work they do internationally to tackle the illegal wildlife trade (IWT).

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    18 February 2018

    Allison Janney, Daniel Kaluuya and Gary Oldman clutching their BAFTA awards

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    17 February 2018

    Lizzy Yarnold of Great Britain celebrates after winning the gold medal during the Women’s Skeleton on day eight of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games

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    16 February 2018

    Models walk the runway at the Richard Malone show during London Fashion Week

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    15 February 2018

    Dame Vivienne Westwood walks the runway to model in the #INEOSVTHEPEOPLE catwalk presentation outside fracking giant INEOS’s headquarters in London

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    14 February 2018

    Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson delivers his speech: Road to Brexit, a United Kingdom, as part of the Government’s road map on Brexit, at the Policy Exchange, London

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    13 February 2018

    England and Durham cricketer Ben Stokes, 26, leaving Bristol Magistrates’ Court, where he was told he will face a crown court trial over an altercation outside a nightclub

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    12 February 2018

    Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn meets with local party supporters and residents in Penicuik, Midlothian, before speaking at a campaign rally at the town’s Miners Welfare Hall

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    9 February 2018

    Volunteers create a heart shaped collection of plastic bottles littering the foreshore of the River Thames at Queenhithe Dock in central London, in an event organised by the #OneLess campaign and Thames21 to draw attention to the impact that single-use plastic water bottles are having on the environment.

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    8 February 2018

    Florist Hank Roling poses with a Vanda orchid during a press preview of the Thai Orchid Festival at Kew Gardens, London

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    7 February 2018

    A staff member poses behind a moon jellyfish tank during the annual stock-take at London Zoo.

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    6 February 2018

    Prime Minister Theresa May joins female Members of both Houses at the Palace of Westminster, to mark the 100th anniversary of the passing of the Representation of the People Act, which gave certain women over the age of 30 a vote and the right to stand for Parliament.

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    5 February 2018

    Lauri Love outside the Royal Courts of Justice after a judge ruled against extraditing him to America in a case where he was accused of hacking thousands of US government computers.

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    4 February 2018

    A statue of suffragette Alice Hawkins being unveiled in Market Square, Leicester. Ms Hawkins, a shoe machinist, was jailed five times while leading the Suffragette campaign in the city in the early 20th Century.

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