Jaguar Land Rover Preps for Electric Era by Moving SUV From UK

Jaguar Land Rover Preps for Electric Era by Moving SUV From UK

Britain’s biggest carmaker, Jaguar Land Rover, is moving all production of its Land Rover Discovery SUV to Slovakia from a plant near Birmingham, which will be retooled to accommodate a new generation of electric cars. A Land Rover Discovery SUV Photographer: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg The company, owned by Tata Motors Ltd., will create a new factory […]

UK should not legislate to control children's use of technology, says culture secretary

UK should not legislate to control children's use of technology, says culture secretary

The UK culture secretary, Matt Hancock, does not allow his own children to have mobile phones and thinks none should have access to devices overnight, but would not follow the French government’s lead in legislating on the issue. Hancock, whose brief includes digital issues, said: “Keeping children safe online is mission-critical, and everybody has a […]

Three UK Cypriots make Queen's honours list

Three UK Cypriots make Queen's honours list

Three UK Cypriots make Queen’s honours list – Cyprus Mail By continuing to use the Cyprus Mail, you agree to the use of cookies. more information Accept The cookie settings on this website are set to “allow cookies” to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing […]

Row over rail boss CBE overshadows Queen's birthday honours

Row over rail boss CBE overshadows Queen's birthday honours

The Queen’s birthday honours list, in which actor Emma Thompson was made a dame, has been partially overshadowed by a row over the decorating of Network Rail’s outgoing boss. Mark Carne was awarded a CBE at a time when passengers have been facing huge disruption to their journeys. The Department for Transport admitted the timing […]

Brexit analysis: Barnier lays waste to UK plan

Brexit analysis: Barnier lays waste to UK plan

The headline of one tabloid screamed “Brexit back on course”. The polite reception in Brussels – and Dublin – for the UK’s latest Brexit paper on the “backstop”, prompted by relief that at last they had something to talk about, led some optimists in London to the view that a robust UK had pulled one over […]

Barnier criticises May's UK-wide Brexit backstop plan

Barnier criticises May's UK-wide Brexit backstop plan

Michel Barnier has warned that Theresa May’s backstop solution to avoid a border on the island of Ireland raises “more questions than answers” as he ruled out the whole of the UK staying in the customs union and key parts of the single market after Brexit. “Backstop means backstop,” the EU’s chief negotiator told a […]

World Cup: England fans' safety at risk in Russia, say MPs

World Cup: England fans' safety at risk in Russia, say MPs

England football fans visiting Russia for the World Cup are at serious risk of homophobic, racist and anti-British attacks and have been offered only “vague reassurance” about their safety by the Foreign Office and police, MPs have warned. The security risk will be greatest away from England qualifying matches or city centre fan zones, the […]

The Premier League is coming to UK Amazon Prime

The Premier League is coming to UK Amazon Prime

Like Amazon, BT’s final TV package comes with 20 live games. That brings the broadcaster’s total to 52 fixtures per season — up from 42 under its current contract — from 2019/20. Volume, of course, isn’t everything. Broadcasters want the best games, featuring the most popular teams, to entice new subscribers. The packages sold in […]

Four RAF F-35 fighter jets land in UK

Four RAF F-35 fighter jets land in UK

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Four of the RAF F-35Bs arrived at the air force’s base in Marham, Norfolk, on Wednesday evening Four new RAF F-35 Lightning stealth fighter jets have landed in the UK. The jets, which cost £92m each, made the 3,000-mile journey across the Atlantic from a US Marine Corp base […]

20 great UK and Ireland beach cottages for summer breaks

20 great UK and Ireland beach cottages for summer breaks

All prices are peak summer rates. Penarvon Cabin, Helford, Cornwall Sleeps twoFrom £841 for seven nightsA cabin among the trees, overlooking a tiny sheltered beach on the estuary of the River Helford before it reaches Falmouth Bay. The village of Helford was once a busy port but now is a sleepy retreat. The Shipwrights Arms […]