No 10 expected to lift visa cap preventing doctors entering UK

No 10 expected to lift visa cap preventing doctors entering UK

Downing Street is poised to announce that it will lift the cap on visas for skilled migrants that has led to more than a thousand doctors being denied entry to the UK, after the home secretary, Sajid Javid, said he was “taking a fresh look” at the policy. Theresa May has been under intense pressure […]

UK opposition leader Corbyn 'would return Elgin Marbles to Greece'

UK opposition leader Corbyn 'would return Elgin Marbles to Greece'

UK opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn has called for the famous Elgin Marbles to be returned to Greece, where he says it is “very clear” they belong. Speaking to Greek newspaper Ta Nea, Corbyn stressed that the sculptures were “made in Greece, and that is where they were for thousands of years until they were taken”. […]

The UK plans to ban grocery stores from selling candy in checkout aisles

The UK plans to ban grocery stores from selling candy in checkout aisles

For a kid, the most thrilling part of the supermarket is the checkout aisle. Piled with brightly-wrapped candies, it’s the perfect opportunity to test your abilities as a cat burglar—can you sneak a chocolate bar by your mom while she’s rummaging through her purse?—or as a trial lawyer, pleading the case for a take-home treat. […]

Five seriously injured after car strikes pedestrians in Manchester

Five seriously injured after car strikes pedestrians in Manchester

Several people have been seriously injured after a car struck pedestrians in Manchester. Emergency services at the scene reported five injuries. At 9.50pm on Thursday police were called to Europa Way, Trafford Park, following reports that a car had collided with a number of pedestrians on an industrial estate near a roundabout. The driver of […]

UK puts legal limits on drone flight heights and airport no-fly zones

UK puts legal limits on drone flight heights and airport no-fly zones

The UK has announced new stop-gap laws for drone operators restricting how high they can fly their craft — 400ft — and prohibiting the devices from being flown within 1km of an airport boundary. The measures will come into effect on July 30. The government says the new rules are intended to enhance safety, including the safety […]

The Italy Panic Might Be Bad News for the UK

The Italy Panic Might Be Bad News for the UK

The crisis in Italy could be bad news for Britain. Italians’ flirtation with parties critical of the European Union is reminding the EU why it wants to show the U.K. what it will lose with Brexit. It doesn’t want Britain to enjoy the same benefits of membership once it’s gone in case it tempts others […]

UK drone users face safety tests and flight restrictions

UK drone users face safety tests and flight restrictions

Image copyright PA UK drone users may have to pass online safety tests under legislation being introduced to the Commons on Wednesday. The government also wants to prevent drones from flying above 400ft or within 1km of airport boundaries. The changes, which are set to come into effect between 30 July and 30 November, follow […]

Fury as train delays and cancellations in UK enter second week

Fury as train delays and cancellations in UK enter second week

A second week of disruption has affected rail commuters in the UK with problems caused by new rail timetables worsening over the bank holiday weekend. Barely half of Thameslink trains on the upgraded central London route ran to schedule on Tuesday morning, leaving passengers stranded and confused by fresh amendments and late cancellations. Passengers on […]

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