News: UK News

Everton fan holding child banned over 'punch'

Friday  16:36,   20 october 2017
Sky News

An Everton fan who appeared to aim a punch at a Lyon player while holding a child in his arms is set to be banned by the club. A statement on Everton's website said: "We have identified one individual whom action will now be taken against."This[...]

Concern for 'welfare' of missing boys

Friday  16:01,   20 october 2017
Sky News

Concerns for the "long-term welfare" of two boys have been raised after they and their father went missing. Michael Cole, 43, and his sons Harry, eight, and Michael, seven, were reported missing on 2 October.Superintendent Shaun Virtue,[...]

Hard to understand what UK wants from Brexit, says Leo Varadkar

Wednesday  11:11,   18 october 2017
Press Association

“If you join a club, you obey the rules and you pay the membership fee,” Ireland’s Taoiseach said.Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said the ambiguity meant the other 27 nations in the EU are struggling to grasp what the UK wants from[...]

Teen critical after fight outside boxing venue

Sunday  16:20,   15 october 2017
Sky News

A teenager is in a critical condition after a fight broke out outside a boxing venue. Police said there was a "large-scale disorder" outside the event at Walsall Town Hall in the West Midlands on Saturday night, which left the 19-year-old fighting[...]

Moors Murderer Ian Brady's Body To Be Disposed Of With 'No Music And No Ceremony'

Friday  13:31,   13 october 2017
Huffington Post UK

Moors Murderer Ian Brady’s body must be disposed of with “no music and no ceremony”, a judge at the High Court in London has ruled. The order was made in London on Friday by the Chancellor of the High Court Sir Geoffrey Vos.Brady, who used the name[...]

Teen girl suffers three sexual assaults in hour

Friday  13:10,   13 october 2017
Sky News

A teenage girl is believed to have been sexually assaulted on three separate occasions as she walked home from a night out in London. Police say the 17-year-old was repeatedly attacked over the course of an hour after she became separated from[...]

Lord Lawson calls for PM to sack Hammond

Friday  12:25,   13 october 2017
Sky News

Former Conservative chancellor Lord Lawson has told Sky News he thinks the Prime Minister should remove Philip Hammond from his post at the next reshuffle. The Vote Leave chairman and major figure from the Thatcher government said he thought Philip [...]

Hostile Tory rebels delay flagship Brexit bill

Thursday  22:50,   12 october 2017
Sky News

No 10 has been forced to delay its flagship Brexit bill after Conservative rebels backed a series of hostile amendments. Ministers had planned to push the EU Withdrawal Bill, which has passed its second reading in the House of Commons, through to[...]

Royal Mail wins injunction preventing postal workers’ 48-hour strike

Thursday  19:15,   12 october 2017
Press Association

Members of the Communication Workers Union were set to walk out from October 19.Members of the Communication Workers Union (CWU) were set to walk out from October 19 after voting massively in favour of industrial action in a long-running[...]

Corbyn tells May to quit: 'If she can't lead, she must leave'

Wednesday  17:35,   11 october 2017
MSN

Jeremy Corbyn has accused Theresa May of leading a "government in chaos" and called on the prime minister to stand down. Jeremy Corbyn has accused Theresa May of leading a "government in chaos" and called on the prime minister to[...]

Cargo ship that ran aground off Kent coast narrowly missed Gormley statue

Monday  05:00,   09 october 2017
Press Association

The Islay Trader became stuck in front of the Turner Contemporary gallery in Margate in the early hours of Sunday.The Islay Trader, a Bermudan-flagged ship with a load of broken glass, became stuck in the early hours of Sunday next to the statue in[...]

Cargo ship that ran aground off Kent coast narrowly missed Gormley statue

Monday  05:00,   09 october 2017
Press Association

The Islay Trader became stuck in front of the Turner Contemporary gallery in Margate in the early hours of Sunday.The Islay Trader, a Bermudan-flagged ship with a load of broken glass, became stuck in the early hours of Sunday next to the statue in[...]

Cargo ship that ran aground off Kent coast narrowly missed Gormley statue

Monday  05:00,   09 october 2017
Press Association

The Islay Trader became stuck in front of the Turner Contemporary gallery in Margate in the early hours of Sunday.The Islay Trader, a Bermudan-flagged ship with a load of broken glass, became stuck in the early hours of Sunday next to the statue in[...]

Atol-protected Monarch passengers should get refunds within 28 days of claim

Sunday  16:55,   08 october 2017
Press Association

More than 60% of the 110,000 Monarch passengers who were abroad when the airline went bust are now back in the UK. The remaining passengers are expected to be flown home by October 15 as part of the country’s biggest peacetime[...]

Atol-protected Monarch passengers should get refunds within 28 days of claim

Sunday  16:55,   08 october 2017
Press Association

More than 60% of the 110,000 Monarch passengers who were abroad when the airline went bust are now back in the UK. The remaining passengers are expected to be flown home by October 15 as part of the country’s biggest peacetime[...]