News: UK News

Donald Tusk tells Brexit Britain: ‘Our hearts are still open for you’

Tuesday  12:45,   16 january 2018
Press Association

The European Council president said unless the UK Government changes its mind, Brexit will become a reality in March next year.Addressing MEPs in Strasbourg, Mr Tusk said: “If the UK Government sticks to its decision to leave, Brexit will become a[...]

Hatton Garden heist gang 'benefitted from £13.6m'

Tuesday  09:26,   16 january 2018
Sky News

Five of the Hatton Garden heist gang "benefitted" from £13.69m of stolen loot, a court was told. Three of them accepted the figure, but two will dispute it during a Proceeds of Crime Act hearing, Woolwich Crown Court heard.A judge will[...]

Ministers battle with Carillion collapse fallout

Tuesday  08:52,   16 january 2018
Sky News

The Government is holding an emergency meeting over the collapse of construction firm Carillion as ministers battle to keep public services running. The COBRA committee, which responds to disasters and emergencies, will meet on Monday night after[...]

Police conduct dawn raids in bid to break slavery gang

Monday  12:36,   15 january 2018
Press Association

Six people have been arrested across Newcastle and Gateshead.Officers forced their way into a number of houses after they received information that a suspected Lithuanian organised crime group were using victims to collect charity[...]

Man held after woman killed at Tui shop

Sunday  07:05,   14 january 2018
Sky News

A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman, 28, died in a Tui shop in Southport, Merseyside.  Officers were called to the Chapel Street branch of the travel agent at 1.25pm on Saturday following reports of an injured woman.The [...]

Britain First supporter jailed after van attack

Saturday  06:05,   13 january 2018
Sky News

A Britain First supporter who chased an Asian man around a shopping centre and shouted "white power" before driving at a curry house owner during a drunken rampage has been jailed for 33 weeks. Polish-born window fitter Marek Zakrocki[...]

Top cop who oversaw Sir Edward Heath inquiry to leave force

Friday  20:25,   12 january 2018
Press Association

The two-year £1.5 million Operation Conifer inquiry concluded Sir Edward would have been questioned under caution over child sex allegations.Mike Veale has been chosen as the preferred candidate to become the new chief constable of Cleveland[...]

How Ancient Roman Ruins Ended Up 2,000 Miles Away in a British Garden

Friday  18:57,   12 january 2018
The Atlantic

<p>Anyone taking a walk through the Great Windsor Park in Surrey, England, is met with an impressive sight. Through the thick coverts and oak trees, across the long lawns where deer scatter, the towering lines of roman columns loom into[...]

Johnson slams 'pompous popinjay' Trump critics

Friday  18:57,   12 january 2018
Sky News

Boris Johnson has tackled critics of US President Donald Trump, calling them "puffed up pompous popinjays".The Foreign Secretary said people who welcomed news the US leader would not visit Britain to open a new embassy were "determined to[...]

Manchester Arena bombing report finds ‘critical’ communication issues

Friday  18:56,   12 january 2018
Press Association

A progress report into an independent review of the response to the terror attack has been published.A progress report into the review, carried out by an independent panel led by Lord Bob Kerslake and appointed by Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy[...]

British mock Donald Trump’s cancellation of London visit over embassy relocation

Friday  18:54,   12 january 2018
Press Association

Mr Trump said he thought the embassy’s move from Grosvenor Square in Mayfair to Nine Elms, south of the Thames, was a “bad deal”.Mr Trump said he thought the embassy’s move from Grosvenor Square in Mayfair to Nine Elms, south of the Thames, was a[...]

Couple accused of killing French nanny admit attempting to dispose of body

Friday  18:53,   12 january 2018
Press Association

Pair face murder charge trial next year.The charred remains of Sophie Lionnet, 21, were discovered in the garden at a house in Southfields, south-west London, on September 20 last[...]

Terror police arrest woman at Heathrow Airport

Friday  18:45,   12 january 2018
Sky News

A 27-year-old woman has been arrested at Heathrow Airport on suspicion of preparing terrorist acts, Scotland Yard has said. The 27-year-old is a UK national. She had just arrived on a flight from the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa when she was[...]

Surgeon who marked initials on patients’ livers to be sentenced

Friday  05:55,   12 january 2018
Press Association

Simon Bramhall used an argon beam machine to “write” on the organs of two anaesthetised victims.Simon Bramhall used an argon beam machine to “write” on the organs of two anaesthetised victims in February and August 2013 while working at Birmingham’s [...]

Stephen Hawking: I'll pay to send climate change deniers to Venus

Thursday  19:41,   11 january 2018
CNET

The famed physicist says Venus used to be like our Earth. Then it overheated.Stephen Hawking, however, has little time for their[...]