UK weather forecast: Britain braced for RAIN and HUMID CONDITIONS as COLD FRONT approaches

UK weather forecast: Britain braced for RAIN and HUMID CONDITIONS as COLD FRONT approaches

Tuesday will witness volatile conditions, with the chance of drizzly downpours across north-western regions as a cold front approaches, but with the prospect of sunny spells and rising temperatures across large parts of the British Isles. Met Office meteorologist Alex Deakin commented on the conditions, saying: “A largely dry start to Tuesday, quite warm and […]

UK woman rescued from sea: 'I am very lucky to be alive' – video

UK woman rescued from sea: 'I am very lucky to be alive' – video

A British woman has been pulled from the Adriatic Sea after falling off a cruise ship. The woman, who gave her name as Kay, told Croatian news channel HRT she fell off the back deck of the Norwegian Star cruise ship and spent ten hours in the water. Before being taken to hospital, she told […]

Suspect in UK Parliament crash charged with attempted murder

Suspect in UK Parliament crash charged with attempted murder

A driver whose car collided with several people before crashing outside Britain’s Parliament has been charged with attempted murder, police in London said Saturday The Metropolitan Police force said 29-year-old Salih Khater faces two charges — trying to kill police officers, and trying to kill members of the public. Three people were injured when Khater, […]

'Hate crime': Belfast politician decries 'anti-Protestant' poster

'Hate crime': Belfast politician decries 'anti-Protestant' poster

A poster of a brain which features slogans such as “Save Ulster from Sodomy” and “Fuck the Pope” has outraged a Belfast politician. Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) councillor Graham Craig said the poster, which has been erected in Belfast city centre, is “anti-Protestant … offensive and derogatory”. The poster features slogans which are used pejoratively […]

Heads of UK seismic-testing maker accused of bribery

Heads of UK seismic-testing maker accused of bribery

The heads of a UK seismic-testing maker are accused of paying bribes to a South Korean public official and an employee of the country’s institute of geoscience, and will appear in court next week to face charges. The UK’s Serious Fraud Office said in a short statement on Friday that Cansun Güralp, the founder of […]

The UK Needs More Energy Storage to Cope Without Gas-Fired Heating

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Seven out of 10 people in UK now bank online

Seven out of 10 people in UK now bank online

What does the chart show? While email is still the most common reason people use the internet, online banking is the fastest-growing use. According to a survey by the Office for National Statistics — looking at the UK population, not just internet users — 69 per cent said they banked online, almost double the proportion […]

Peterloo director calls for 1819 massacre to be taught in UK schools

Peterloo director calls for 1819 massacre to be taught in UK schools

All schoolchildren in the UK should be taught about the Peterloo massacre, according to Mike Leigh, who has directed a film about the little-known Manchester atrocity sometimes referred to as Britain’s Tiananmen Square. Leigh grew up in Salford, a short walk from St Peter’s Field, where on 16 August 1819 government forces charged into a […]

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