'It’s not just for codgers': bowls confronts its image problem – The Guardian

'It’s not just for codgers': bowls confronts its image problem – The Guardian

The winter snow dusts the pristine green of Hampden bowling club in Glasgow’s Southside, just as it has done for decades. But Graeme Brown knows things need to change. “There used to be a waiting list to join,” says the club treasurer, “but now the hardest thing is getting people through the door. For bowling […]

Think tank boss hints at SECRET PLOT for EU EXPANSION after Brexit –'UK has been obstacle' – Express

Think tank boss hints at SECRET PLOT for EU EXPANSION after Brexit –'UK has been obstacle' – Express

Mr Wellings appeared to suggest Brexit will provide member states seeking further integration into the European Union to promote their ideas. The think tank research director said rumours suggesting EU leaders are seeking to keep Britain in the bloc are not “strictly true” because of the dissenting position the country has always held toward proposals […]

Next UK Brexit vote could be delayed: Official – BNNBloomberg.ca

Next UK Brexit vote could be delayed: Official – BNNBloomberg.ca

The U.K. Parliament’s next opportunity to vote on Brexit, which had been expected for Feb. 14, could be delayed, a U.K. official said, speaking on condition of anonymity. Last week, aiming to buy herself time and stop Parliament from taking over the Brexit process, Prime Minister Theresa May had promised that, if she didn’t have […]

From Brexit with love: Lithuania sees its chance – BBC News

From Brexit with love: Lithuania sees its chance – BBC News

Image caption Lithuania’s capital is becoming a go-to city for UK financial technology companies They are the hot new trend in finance, and Marius Jurgilas’s mission is to lure them to Lithuania. Yet even he has been shocked by the “overwhelming” number of enquiries from UK “fintech” companies in recent months. The reason is Brexit. […]

Maru/Blue Launches Maru Voice UK Omnibus – GlobeNewswire

Maru/Blue Launches Maru Voice UK Omnibus – GlobeNewswire

LONDON, Feb. 05, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, Maru/Blue—a premium quality data services firm—is pleased to announce the launch of its Maru Voice UK Omnibus. “This new service allows companies to instantly tap into a truly representative sample of UK citizens,” said Paul Williams, Managing Director, Maru/Blue UK. Our Maru Voice UK Omnibus solution allows […]

Police warn paedophile hunters after five arrested in Leeds – Sky News

Police warn paedophile hunters after five arrested in Leeds – Sky News

Police have warned paedophile hunters to stop confronting suspected child abusers after five people were arrested on suspicion of wrongly imprisoning members of the public. Three men and two women were taken into custody in Leeds on Monday on suspicion of assault, public order offences and false imprisonment. The suspects have been released on bail […]

ICE arrests rapper 21 Savage, says he's actually from UK – WSB Atlanta

ICE arrests rapper 21 Savage, says he's actually from UK – WSB Atlanta

0 ICE arrests rapper 21 Savage, says he’s actually from UK ATLANTA – Rapper 21 Savage, who claims to be from Atlanta’s Zone 6, has been arrested by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Channel 2 investigative reporter Mark Winne has learned ICE arrested 21 Savage in Atlanta Sunday. ICE spokesman Bryan Cox: “U.S. […]

Emiliano Sala: Underwater search for plane off Guernsey – BBC News

Emiliano Sala: Underwater search for plane off Guernsey – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images/David Ibbotson Image caption Emiliano Sala (left) was on board a plane being flown by pilot David Ibbotson An underwater search for the missing plane carrying footballer Emiliano Sala and his pilot begins on Sunday. Cardiff City’s new signing disappeared with pilot David Ibbotson over the English Channel on 21 January. The […]