News: UK News

Northern Ireland must re-form government to have voice at Brexit talks – Corbyn

Friday  17:15,   25 may 2018

The Labour leader made the plea in an address to business leaders in Londonderry.The Labour leader visited an Irish border bridge on Friday as part of his two-day tour of the[...]

UK murder suspect put on world's 'most wanted' list

Friday  13:45,   25 may 2018

One of Britain's "most wanted" murder suspects who has been on the run for more than two years has been placed on a worldwide most wanted list. Shane O'Brien allegedly killed Josh Hanson, 21, in an unprovoked knife attack at the RE[...]

I hope to die soon so I can join my father, Grenfell victim’s son tells inquiry

Wednesday  17:01,   23 may 2018

Hamid Ali Jafari said that sometimes he felt his father’s soul was present in his young son when he held him.Hamid Ali Jafari, whose father Ali Yawar Jafari, 82, was killed in the June 14 blaze, said he prayed every day that he would die so he could [...]

Since the Brexit vote, the number of Brits becoming German citizens is soaring

Wednesday  14:15,   23 may 2018

As the UK’s divorce from the European Union creeps closer, some Brits are cementing their ties to the bloc. Germany has been a preferred sanctuary,…Some 7,493 British became German citizens, up from 2,865 the year before, according to the latest[...]

Chief inspector wins £870,000 sexism payout after his female boss bullied and victimised him in 'first case of its kind' that has cost the Met Police more than £2million

Wednesday  09:30,   23 may 2018

Chief Inspector Adrian Denby won £870,000 after being unfairly treated by Met Deputy Assistant Commissioner Maxine de Brunner. Mr Denby, 49, was removed from his role in charge of a tactical unit, after de Brunner launched a campaign to challenge[...]

Donald Trump may extend UK visit to play golf

Wednesday  01:25,   23 may 2018

Donald Trump may extend his controversial visit to the UK, with the US president understood to be considering a longer stay in order to play golf. The president is due in Britain for a two-day working visit on 12 and 13 July, although the full[...]

Man jailed after admitting sharing terrorist-related material

Tuesday  17:45,   22 may 2018

Farooq Rashid was sentenced to 24 months imprisonment at Leeds Crown Court on Tuesday.Farooq Rashid, of Bradford, pleaded guilty to one count of possessing a publication likely to be useful to a terrorist and one count of disseminating a[...]

Harry and Meghan to make first appearance as dad leaves hospital

Tuesday  16:06,   22 may 2018

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will make their first public appearance as a married couple later today at a garden party at Buckingham Palace to celebrate Prince Charles' 70th birthday.Prince Harry and Meghan will join the Duke and Duchess of[...]

Snow and late trains sour Britain's mood

Tuesday  12:50,   22 may 2018

Transport chaos, extreme weather and money worries has seen Britain's mood sour.A survey found that rail problems as well as heavy snow are to be blamed for dragging down the nation's happiness over the last six[...]

‘The Mental Scars Remain’: Manchester Terror Attack Witnesses Describe Struggle To Access Help

Tuesday  10:20,   22 may 2018

Eleanor Keegan was just 16 years old when she want to see Ariana Grande at the Manchester Arena with her friend Tom. “I saw children wearing Ariana’s white merchandise covered in blood,” she remembers, and now suffers from “nightmares[...]

Football star Gibson avoids jail term over second drink-drive offence

Monday  19:05,   21 may 2018

The judge said the former Republic of Ireland midfielder had a number of ‘significant psychological issues’.The ex-Republic of Ireland midfielder has lost hundreds of thousands of pounds in lost bonuses after his contract with Sunderland was[...]

Kremlin hits out over Abramovich's UK visa

Monday  16:15,   21 may 2018

The Kremlin says Russian businesses "often encounter unfriendly and unscrupulous actions", after Roman Abramovich's visa expired.The billionaire Chelsea owner is yet to have his UK visa renewed after it expired last month, a source[...]

'I'm not missing, I'm wanted': Man taunts police

Monday  16:15,   21 may 2018

A man reported missing has taunted police on social media, telling them he was "not missing" but "wanted", and challenging them to "come do ya job".West Yorkshire Police said on Facebook that it was "concerned for[...]

Scottish soldiers’ remains to be reburied in 17th century service

Thursday  15:15,   17 may 2018

Tests found that bones unearthed in Durham in 2013 came from prisoners of war from the 1650 Battle of Dunbar.Extensive tests were carried out after they were found five years ago and studies showed they had been held captive in the then empty Durham [...]

Weather forecast for the couple's big day revealed

Thursday  13:45,   17 may 2018

Forecasters are predicting warm, dry and sunny conditions for the royal wedding in Windsor - and the FA Cup final at Wembley - on Saturday.  The Met Office says there is no sign of the weather raining on Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's parade[...]