UK weather forecast SHOCK: Temperatures will DROP as low as TWO DEGREES

UK weather forecast SHOCK: Temperatures will DROP as low as TWO DEGREES

The Met Office said rainfalls, possibly turning into thunderstorms, will characterise most of Friday and warned Britons to prepare for a “chilly night” followed by a severe drop in temperatures. Weather forecaster Alex Deakin said: “Don’t forget that when the showers come along, temperatures will drop and it will feel cool because of that brisk […]

UK's commitment to back Britain's world class aid organisations in the event of a “no deal”

UK's commitment to back Britain's world class aid organisations in the event of a “no deal”

The International Development Secretary, Penny Mordaunt, has today (Thursday 23 August) made a commitment to stand by and protect Britain’s world class aid organisations in the unlikely event that we reach March 2019 without agreeing a deal with the EU. The European Commission (EC) currently requires UK aid organisations to prove at application stage that […]

Reality Check: Do we really know the scale of UK migration?

Reality Check: Do we really know the scale of UK migration?

Image caption Estimates suggest 630,000 immigrated to the UK last year, but how accurate is that number? Figures out this morning will reveal how significant immigration and emigration has been in the past year – but how are the numbers gathered, and how reliable are they? The system the UK uses to estimate long-term migration […]

UK's Royal Navy is tracking a Russian warship through the English Channel

UK's Royal Navy is tracking a Russian warship through the English Channel

HMS Hurworth operating in the English Channel. Royal Navy/MoD/MOD LONDON (Reuters) – The Royal Navy said one of its vessels was monitoring a Russian warship in the English Channel, the fourth UK ship required to observeRussian movements around Britain in the last two months. HMS Hurworth, a Portsmouth-based minehunter, is keeping watch over Russian frigate […]

Top UK Envoy Breaks With Trump Administration Over Iran Policy

Top UK Envoy Breaks With Trump Administration Over Iran Policy

Aug. 21, 2018 2:42 p.m. ET WASHINGTON—The U.K.’s top diplomat defended Britain’s support for the Iran deal on Tuesday during his first trip to Washington, taking on an issue that is emerging as a major source of contention in the relationship between the two allies. The Trump administration withdrew from the Iran deal in May, […]

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, […]

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