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Today is set to be the warmest day of the year... and tomorrow will be even warmer with temperatures up to 65F making Britain hotter than MOROCCO

Friday  13:00,   06 april 2018
Daily Mail

The wettest March in a decade has given way to a warm early April as temperatures could hit 65F (18C) tomorrow, with the current 2018 UK record of 62F (16.6C) from March 10 set to be smashed. © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited [...]

What the papers say – April 6

Friday  10:00,   06 april 2018
Press Association

The foreign aid budget and death of Eric Bristow also appear on the front pages.The Times reports a Russian military base has been identified as the source of the Novichok nerve agent used in the attack on a former spy and his[...]

‘Murdered’ French nanny wrote of being scared and lost, court told

Thursday  16:20,   05 april 2018
Press Association

Sophie Lionnet was allegedly murdered by her employers.Sophie Lionnet, 21, was allegedly murdered by her employers Sabrina Kouider and Ouissem Medouni after they became fixated that she was in league with a former pop[...]

Pair plead not guilty to murder of male model

Wednesday  19:55,   04 april 2018
Press Association

Merse Dikanda, 23, of no fixed abode, and Jonathan Okigbo, 23, of Camden, north London, appeared before the Old Bailey.Harry Uzoka was found mortally injured in Old Oak Road, Shepherd’s Bush, west London, on the afternoon of January[...]

What the papers say – April 3

Tuesday  10:00,   03 april 2018
Press Association

Cancer screening, criminal justice ‘failures’ and a legal battle over blue passports make for a diverse offering of news on Tuesday.Writing in the Daily Telegraph, Andrew Lansley, who was health secretary between 2010 and 2012, has said his bowel[...]

Funeral of Professor Stephen Hawking will be held ‘in city he loved so much’

Saturday  08:20,   31 march 2018
Press Association

The family of the renowned cosmologist have expressed gratitude for the ‘wonderful tributes’ to their father.The funeral of Professor Stephen Hawking will be held at a church near the Cambridge University college that was his academic home for more[...]

Russia: London plane search is 'latest provocation'

Saturday  00:45,   31 march 2018
Sky News

Russia claims UK authorities searched one of their planes at a London airport in what they called the "latest provocation".The Metropolitan police denied the force had inspected an airbus that had landed at Heathrow having departed from[...]

Everything you need to know about the Corbyn antisemitism scandal

Friday  13:25,   30 march 2018

This week, Labour MP Luciana Berger tweeted a Facebook screenshot which seemed to show Jeremy Corbyn opposing the removal of an antisemitic mural. The post dates back to 2012, when artist Kalen Ockerman, more commonly known as Mear One,[...]

What the papers say – March 30

Friday  10:00,   30 march 2018
Press Association

Criticism of the GKN takeover and images of Australia’s Steve Smith lead the papers.The Daily Mail brands the takeover of defence giant GKN by Melrose “an abuse of[...]

Charles: Remember Christians at Easter

Friday  07:40,   30 march 2018
Sky News

The Prince of Wales has released an Easter message to show solidarity with Christians being attacked and killed around the world.  In his message, recorded at Clarence House earlier this month, Prince Charles said: "I have met many who have had [...]

Theresa May Refuses To Say Whether She Now Supports Brexit Or Not

Thursday  17:36,   29 march 2018
Huffington Post UK

Theresa May has again refused to say whether she had changed her mind and now believed Brexit to be the right decision for the country. The prime minister campaigned for ‘Remain’ during the 2016 referendum.She said on Thursday there was a “bright[...]

Boy dies after collision with lorry as he crossed road with family

Thursday  16:02,   29 march 2018
Press Association

The three-year-old died in hospital.The toddler, who has not been named, sustained very serious injuries and was taken to Dorset County Hospital for treatment but was pronounced dead a short time[...]

Fans to line streets for Sir Ken Dodd's funeral

Wednesday  09:35,   28 march 2018
Sky News

A horse-drawn hearse will lead the cortege at the funeral of comedian Sir Ken Dodd in Liverpool on Wednesday. The streets of the entertainer's home city are expected to be packed with fans keen to pay their respects to the star, who died aged 90[...]

Men smash through patio door in 'terrifying' burglary

Saturday  15:30,   24 march 2018
Sky News

CCTV has been released of a gang breaking into a house in a terrifying burglary where they dragged around the family's children and squirted an 81-year-old in the face with liquid. Described as four stocky white men with Irish accents and in[...]

‘Unwell’ Prince Philip, 96, pulls out of ceremony at Windsor to mark Duke of York taking over his role as Colonel of the Grenadier Guards

Friday  10:43,   23 march 2018
Daily Mail

Prince Philip pulled out of a rare public engagement yesterday because he was feeling unwell. He had been expected to travel to Windsor Castle to see Prince Andrew take over his role with the Grenadier Guards.Aides had hoped the Queen’s husband, who [...]