UK police find family of man who lay dead in tent for up to a year

UK police find family of man who lay dead in tent for up to a year

A homeless man lay dead in a tent for up to a year before being found, police have said. His body was discovered in August last year near Weston-super-Mare in Somerset. A driving licence, birth certificate and newspaper dated August 2016 were also found in the tent near the A370. On Friday, officers said they […]

UK Housing Market Stays Subdued as Brexit, Rates Deter Buyers

UK Housing Market Stays Subdued as Brexit, Rates Deter Buyers

The U.K. housing market remained listless in July as Brexit uncertainty intensified and Britons braced for an interest-rate increase from the Bank of England, according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. Prices and sales stagnated and property values in London continued to fall, RICS said in a report published Thursday. “The continued uncertainty of Brexit, […]

The best places in the UK to watch the Perseid meteor shower this weekend

The best places in the UK to watch the Perseid meteor shower this weekend

While the Perseid meteor shower may be an annual event, streaking our skies with trails of light for a couple of weeks each year, this one promises to be particularly special. Not only does its peak fall over a weekend, when many of us are likely to be more willing to sit in the middle […]

UK minister in talks over asylum seekers eviction row

UK minister in talks over asylum seekers eviction row

Image caption The planned action by Serco has led to protests in Glasgow Immigration minister Caroline Nokes has agreed to allow Glasgow City Council to individually assess all asylum seekers embroiled in an eviction row. Public service provider Serco has said it is providing housing for 330 people “at its own expense”. Ms Nokes met […]

Heatwave Boosts UK Retailers But Concerns Mount Over Rate Hike

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UK weather to stay warmer than average until October

UK weather to stay warmer than average until October

The UK’s warmer than average weather could last until October, although the current heatwave is only expected to last for another two days. In a briefing for local authorities, the Met Office said that above-average temperatures were more likely than below-average ones between August and October. Temperatures in parts of the UK were set to […]