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Record-breaking Bank Holiday heat to be followed by rain and possible frost

Wednesday  04:05,   30 august 2017
Press Association

Bank Holiday Monday became the hottest on record, peaking at 28.2C in Lincolnshire.Sun worshippers returning to work after a record-breaking Bank Holiday weekend are unlikely to be missing out on precious tanning time, with forecasters predicting an [...]

EU chief slams 'unsatisfactory' Brexit papers

Wednesday  04:05,   30 august 2017
Sky News

The President of the European Commission has said none of the UK's Brexit "position papers" it has published are "satisfactory" and that an enormous number of issues remain unsettled.   Speaking to a conference of[...]

Boris Johnson Ridiculed As 'A Joke' By Trump White House, EU Diplomats

Wednesday  04:02,   30 august 2017
Huffington Post UK

Boris Johnson is seen as a “joke” by EU diplomats, his own civil servants and even the Trump White House, it was claimed today. The Foreign Secretary faced multiple attacks after a former senior Whitehall chief Lord Kerr claimed he lacked respect in [...]

Maths ‘genius’ could lose Oxford place and be deported

Wednesday  04:01,   30 august 2017
Press Association

Brian White has lived in the UK for six years.Friends of 21-year-old “genius” Brian White are campaigning for a change to his immigration status which will allow him to legally stay in the country, where he has lived for six[...]

Banned Driver Crashes BMW During 115mph Police Chase In 30mph Zones

Wednesday  04:00,   30 august 2017
Huffington Post UK

Kamar Farooq travelled at almost four-times the legal speed limit on roads in Birmingham and Solihull in an £85,000 BMW M3, West Midlands Police (WMP) said. His high-speed journey, some of it also on the wrong side of the road, was captured on[...]

Police officer reunited with Manchester bomb victim she drove to hospital

Wednesday  04:00,   30 august 2017
Press Association

Manchester: 100 Days After The Attack tells the story of some those directly affected by the arena terror attack.Lily Harrison suffered a shrapnel wound and a bruised lung after being thrown to the floor by the suicide bomb blast at the end of the[...]

Big Six energy customers are paying a price for their loyalty – report

Wednesday  03:58,   30 august 2017
Press Association

The average loyalty fee for a UK household was £852.75 over five years, Ofgem found.Ofgem data compiled by energy provider Bulb found that families who held accounts with the biggest firms – including British Gas, SSE, E.ON, Npower, EDF and Scottish [...]

Princes William and Harry's candid Diana interviews are creating a 'strain' with Charles and Camilla

Wednesday  03:58,   30 august 2017
International Business Times

Royal commentator Richard Fitzwilliams explains why the princes are being so open about their late mother.The 90-minute broadcast featured candid, well-trailed interviews with Princes William and Harry. Those sparked a debate on social media, with[...]

White doves released to remember Grenfell as Notting Hill Carnival begins

Sunday  15:40,   27 august 2017
Press Association

White doves released to remember Grenfell as Notting Hill Carnival beginsThe official opening ceremony on Sunday morning began with a multi-faith prayer and release of doves as a “small act of remembrance” to mark the[...]

Man held after pensioner attacked in her bed

Sunday  07:45,   27 august 2017
Sky News

A man has been arrested after an 88-year-old woman was woken up in her home to find an intruder assaulting her and demanding money. The pensioner was in bed at her home in Chorley, Lancashire, when the attack took place at around 12.30am on[...]

Woman Jailed For 10 Years For Making 9 False Rape Claims

Thursday  22:00,   24 august 2017
Huffington Post UK

A woman who made a string of false rape claims and sexual assault allegations cost the police more than £250,000 and around 6,400 hours of work.Jemma Beale was found guilty in July at Southwark Crown Court of four counts of perjury and four counts[...]

Runaway bus hits cars and ploughs into garden

Thursday  19:08,   24 august 2017
Sky News

Runaway bus hits cars and ploughs into gardenThe force of the impact left one of the cars on top of a wall and the front of the single-decker several several feet off the[...]

Runaway bus hits cars and ploughs into garden

Thursday  19:08,   24 august 2017
Sky News

Runaway bus hits cars and ploughs into gardenThe force of the impact left one of the cars on top of a wall and the front of the single-decker several several feet off the[...]

Runaway bus hits cars and ploughs into garden

Thursday  19:08,   24 august 2017
Sky News

Runaway bus hits cars and ploughs into gardenThe force of the impact left one of the cars on top of a wall and the front of the single-decker several several feet off the[...]

Net migration to UK falls to lowest for three years as EU citizens leave

Thursday  15:27,   24 august 2017
Press Association

Official estimates show the overall measure – the difference between arrivals and departures – was at 246,000 in the year to the end of March.Official estimates show the overall measure – the difference between arrivals and departures – was at[...]