News: UK News

Harry slams paparazzi for dying Diana pictures

Wednesday  04:25,   23 august 2017
Sky News

Prince Harry has criticised the paparazzi for taking pictures of his mother dying in a car instead of trying to help her following the crash in Paris 20 years ago. To mark the 20th anniversary of her death, Prince Harry and his brother Prince[...]

Britain welcomes Trump's renewed commitment to Afghanistan

Tuesday  17:40,   22 august 2017
Reuters

Britain on Tuesday welcomed a commitment by U.S. President Donald Trump to step up the military campaign against Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan. © REUTERS/Peter Nicholls Britain's Secretary of State for Defence, Michael Fallon leaves Downing[...]

Online hate crime will be punished 'as seriously' as offline abuse

Monday  13:10,   21 august 2017
MSN

People who dole out racist, sexist, or other hateful abuse online should now be punished "as seriously" as those who do it in person, according to new legal guidance handed to prosecutors in England and Wales. The Crown[...]

Man arrested after attempted child abduction

Monday  06:55,   21 august 2017
Sky News

Police investigating the attempted abduction of a three-year-old girl in North Wales have arrested a man. The alleged incident happened near the Jade Jones Pavilion in the town of Flint.A 50-year-old man was detained by members of the public soon[...]

Almost one in three Jews thinking of quitting UK

Sunday  06:10,   20 august 2017
Sky News

Almost one in three British Jews has considered moving abroad in the past two years, a survey has found. One in six British Jews (17%) reported feeling unwelcome in Britain and over a third (37%) said they had felt the need to conceal their Judaism [...]

Manchester Arena to open doors for first time since terror attack

Wednesday  12:46,   16 august 2017
Press Association

Tickets for the benefit concert will go on sale at 9am on Thursday. They can be booked at www.eventim.co.uk or by calling 0844 847 8000 and at www.ticketmaster.co.uk or by calling 0844 844 0444.Video: Daughters, wives, friends - victims of the[...]

Manchester Arena to open doors for first time since terror attack

Wednesday  12:45,   16 august 2017
Press Association

Tickets for the benefit concert will go on sale at 9am on Thursday. They can be booked at www.eventim.co.uk or by calling 0844 847 8000 and at www.ticketmaster.co.uk or by calling 0844 844 0444.Video: Daughters, wives, friends - victims of the[...]

Police concerned for welfare of two young children missing with their father

Tuesday  12:05,   15 august 2017
Press Association

Robert Roche, daughter Betsy and son Joey were last seen as they set off for nursery from their Hove home on Monday morning. Sussex Police have urged Mr Roche to contact them after worried relatives raised the alarm on Monday evening. ©[...]

British cybersecurity expert pleads not guilty to US charges

Monday  21:10,   14 august 2017
Associated Press

MILWAUKEE — A British cybersecurity researcher credited with helping curb a recent worldwide ransomware attack pleaded not guilty Monday to federal charges accusing him of creating malicious software to steal banking information three years ago.[...]

Trump Calls Out KKK, Neo-Nazis, and Other Hate Groups Following Charlottesville Backlash: Racism Is ‘Evil’

Monday  20:35,   14 august 2017
Variety

President Donald Trump called out the KKK, neo-Nazis and other hate groups in response to the deadly violence in Charlottesville, after criticism that his initial response to the tragedy was insufficient and cast the clashes as a matter of political [...]

Boy, 16, faces court over moped acid attacks

Monday  15:50,   14 august 2017
Press Association

Six men on bikes were attacked in less than 90 minutes.The teenager allegedly targeted six men on bikes in less than 90 minutes on July 13, spraying them in the face with a noxious[...]

Family of murdered Ann Maguire lose challenge on calling evidence from pupils

Monday  13:48,   14 august 2017
Press Association

The teacher was stabbed in the back by 15-year-old Will Cornick as she taught a Spanish class. © Provided by The Press Association Tributes for Ann Maguire outside Corpus Christi School in Leeds  An inquest into Mrs Maguire’s death[...]

Rats break the internet: Sky broadband goes down in London after rodents munch cables

Friday  18:00,   11 august 2017
International Business Times

Cable-chewing rodents are reportedly to blame for a series of broadband and phone line disruptions impacting homes across South London this week, leaving two major UK providers scrambling to soothe customer complaints. The outages first hit [...]

Corbyn in Korea move as he urges Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un to ‘calm down’

Friday  17:58,   11 august 2017
Press Association

The Labour leader said you “cannot play fast and loose with nuclear weapons”.The Labour leader said you “cannot play fast and loose with nuclear weapons”, adding that Britain had a role to play in bringing the two leaders “back from the[...]

Man who killed brother by setting him on fire jailed

Friday  14:09,   11 august 2017
Sky News

A man has been jailed for 20 years for murdering his brother and attempting to murder his brother's girlfriend by setting them on fire. Blair Logan, 27, poured petrol over his younger brother, Cameron, and his brother's girlfriend, Rebecca[...]