News: UK News

Princess Charlotte Will Begin Willcocks Nursery School In January 2018

Monday  15:10,   18 december 2017
Huffington Post UK

Princess Charlotte will begin nursery just after Christmas. She will be attending the Willcocks Nursery School in London from January 2018, Kensington Palace confirmed. She will be attending the Willcocks Nursery School in London from[...]

Cameron House Fire Sees Crews Battle Luxury Hotel Blaze

Monday  15:10,   18 december 2017
Huffington Post UK

Fire crews are battling a blaze at a five-star luxury hotel and spa on the banks of Loch Lomond.Four people were taken to hospital in the early hours of the morning after a fire broke out at the Cameron House Hotel in Balloch. 12 appliances remain[...]

Two dead and four injured in car crash

Monday  14:05,   18 december 2017
Sky News

A man and a woman have died and two children are in a serious condition in hospital following a car crash in Merseyside. Police were called to the scene of the collision between a silver Volkswagen Golf and a red Vauxhall Corsa in Liverpool Road,[...]

Abuse, egg attacks, and a vandalised car — Nigel Farage says his life is 'miserable' after Brexit

Monday  09:05,   18 december 2017
MSN

Nigel Farage says his life is "tough" after Brexit.The former UKIP leader told the newspaper that he has "a lot of aggro to deal with" after he helped spearhead the UK's departure from the European Union in June last[...]

Commons Deputy Speaker Lindsay Hoyle Mourns After Daughter Natalie Lewis-Hoyle Dies Suddenly Aged 28

Saturday  21:10,   16 december 2017
Huffington Post UK

House of Commons Deputy Speaker Lindsay Hoyle has paid tribute to his daughter who has died suddenly, aged 28. Natalie Lewis-Hoyle is believed to have passed away unexpectedly on Thursday evening. Details around her death remained unclear on[...]

Surfer who broke back on 50ft wave plans comeback

Saturday  13:10,   16 december 2017
Sky News

A British surfer who broke his back when a 50ft wave crashed on top of him is recovering at home in Devon and says he aims to be back on a board by February. Andrew Cotton, 36, is a professional surfer who travels the globe hunting for the world's[...]

Man faces court accused of punching House of Lords doorkeeper

Friday  21:20,   15 december 2017
Press Association

Benjamin Fordham was arrested after a disturbance earlier this month.Benjamin Fordham was arrested after a disturbance near the chamber’s public gallery on December[...]

Mercedes smashes into basement of luxury flat

Friday  20:05,   15 december 2017
Sky News

A Mercedes driver has been arrested after his car crashed through railings and became wedged in the basement of a luxury flat. The Mercedes-Benz C220 smashed into the apartment block on Lancaster Terrace, central London, shortly after 5.15am on[...]

Fire crews winch horse out of swimming pool amid snowy weather

Friday  15:25,   15 december 2017
Press Association

Crews from Birmingham’s Woodgate Valley fire station and nearby Aldridge were sent to the scene.A hapless horse which fell into a swimming pool in snowy conditions has been winched to safety by fire[...]

Jo Cox Loneliness Commission identifies ‘gap in national leadership’ on issue

Friday  14:21,   15 december 2017
Press Association

The report calls for a lead minister to be appointed to drive action on loneliness across government and be accountable to Parliament. Great to listen to @RachelReevesMP at the Jo Cox Loneliness Commission. Jo would be amazed at the work that[...]

PM: 'We are on course to deliver Brexit'

Thursday  18:14,   14 december 2017
Sky News

Theresa May has insisted she is "on course to deliver Brexit" as she tried to shrug off a Commons defeat on key legislation. Speaking as she arrived at a European Council summit in Brussels, the Prime Minister attempted to play down the[...]

Third person charged over fatal house fire

Thursday  10:52,   14 december 2017
Sky News

A third person has been charged with murder after four children were killed in a house fire in Walkden, Greater Manchester.Demi Pearson, 14, her brother Brandon, eight, and seven-year-old sister Lacie died in the blaze in Walkden, Greater Manchester [...]

Jail for couple who plotted UK terror attack

Wednesday  22:25,   13 december 2017
Press Association

Madihah Taheer encouraged Ummar Mirza by telling him before they were married that “I want you to kill ppl for me. I have a list”. In messages to each other, Mirza, 21, said he wanted to stab someone 27 times, to which Taheer replied that “sounds so [...]

Mike Ashley given bloody nose over brother

Wednesday  17:26,   13 december 2017
Sky News

Sports Direct boss Mike Ashley has suffered his latest bloody nose at the hands of shareholders after they rejected his proposal for the company to pay his brother £11m.  Investors voted by 71% to 29% to turn down the payment to John Ashley,[...]

Boy admits killing five in Leeds car crash

Wednesday  15:00,   13 december 2017
Sky News

A 15-year-old boy has admitted causing the deaths of five people, including three children, in a car crash in Leeds. The teenager, who can not be named, appeared at Leeds Crown Court via video-link where he pleaded guilty. He will be sentence on 26 [...]