University of Cambridge reveals 'changing face of UK' in aerial photos – BBC News

University of Cambridge reveals 'changing face of UK' in aerial photos – BBC News

Image copyright University of Cambridge Image caption The archive includes this aerial image of Dorchester-on-Thames in Oxfordshire on 26 July 1948 A collection of aerial photographs described as the “historical Google Earth” has been made available online by the University of Cambridge. RAF pilots were asked to capture the bomb-scarred post-war period to the emergence […]

New 2019 Mazda 3: UK pricing and specification – AutoExpress

New 2019 Mazda 3: UK pricing and specification – AutoExpress

The all-new Mazda 3 hatchback will be priced from £20,595 in the UK, the company has announced. Offered with a range of petrol and diesel engines, the Volkswagen Golf and Ford Focus rival is available to order now. From launch the new Mazda 3 is offered with a 119bhp 2.0-litre SkyActiv-G petrol engine producing 213Nm […]

How we handle data has changed over the years – GOV.UK

How we handle data has changed over the years – GOV.UK

There are almost 300 vessels coming into UK ports on a daily basis, and they all have to record their details in a single ICT system called “CERS”. That’s the consolidated European reporting system, and it handles an immense amount of data on everything from how many people are onboard, to the amount of oily […]

UK vulnerable to Chinese interference, report says – BBC News

UK vulnerable to Chinese interference, report says – BBC News

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Huawei has said it is independent and gives nothing to Beijing, aside from taxes The UK is vulnerable to Chinese influence and interference, according to a defence and security think tank. A report from the Royal United Services Institute (Rusi) said it would be “naive” and “irresponsible” to allow Chinese […]

Prince Harry gets children to eat their greens – Sky News

Prince Harry gets children to eat their greens – Sky News

By Rhiannon Mills, royal correspondent Father-to-be Prince Harry has displayed an impressive ability to convince children to eat their greens during a visit to a south London youth club. The Duke of Sussex was helping to serve up lunches in Streatham to highlight the problem of holiday hunger, where thousands of children are going without […]

LBC presenter Maajid Nawaz punched by 'racist coward' outside London theatre – Express

LBC presenter Maajid Nawaz punched by 'racist coward' outside London theatre – Express

The 41-year-old said the assailant ran up and hit him in a completely unprovoked attack before fleeing the scene. The anti-extremism campaigner said he was “racially attacked” and punched on the forehead. Mr Nawaz tweeted: “Tonight I was racially attacked while alone outside Soho theatre, from behind, as I bent down to pick up my […]

Brexit: Will Britons living in the EU still get healthcare? – BBC News

Brexit: Will Britons living in the EU still get healthcare? – BBC News

If the UK leaves the EU without a deal, reciprocal healthcare arrangements will not automatically survive. The UK is trying to reach agreements with EU governments to extend them. For emergency treatment on holiday, UK nationals can use their EHIC card if they fall ill in another EU country, but if there is a no-deal […]

How Lidl learnt to be less German in the UK – BBC News

How Lidl learnt to be less German in the UK – BBC News

Image copyright Lidl Image caption Lidl opened its first store in the UK in 1994 Lidl, along with its fellow German discounter Aldi, might be growing strongly in the UK right now but it wasn’t always that way. Its former UK boss, Ronny Gottschlich, says that in the early years the discounters were really small […]

Bloodsports videos taken down from Facebook and YouTube – BBC News

Bloodsports videos taken down from Facebook and YouTube – BBC News

Image copyright YouTube Image caption YouTube said it had removed content that broke its policy guidelines but the BBC found some footage remains on the site Facebook and YouTube have taken down content promoting illegal animal bloodsports following an investigation by the BBC’s Countryfile programme. But both websites still host users who feature graphic videos […]

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