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Corbyn demands privy council briefing prior to any UK military action in Syria

Corbyn demands privy council briefing prior to any UK military action in Syria

Jeremy Corbyn has demanded a private briefing on the government’s intelligence about the Douma chemical weapons attack, saying “more bombing, more killing, more war will not save life” in Syria. Repeating his declaration that parliament must be consulted before military action is taken, the Labour leader urged Theresa May to learn lessons from the Chilcot […]

Rolls-Royce and Boeing invest in UK space engine

Rolls-Royce and Boeing invest in UK space engine

Image copyright REL Image caption Sabre would work like a jet engine in the lower atmosphere and like a rocket motor in the high atmosphere Reaction Engines Limited (REL), the UK company developing a revolutionary aerospace engine, has announced investments from both Boeing and Rolls-Royce. REL, based at Culham in Oxfordshire, is working on a […]

Tough year for UK high street as internet shopping and weak pound bite

Tough year for UK high street as internet shopping and weak pound bite

The UK’s high streets suffered more store closures in 2017 than in any year since 2010, as fashion retailers, shoe shops, travel agents and estate agents have been driven out by the rise of internet shopping. A net 1,700 chain shops closed their doors in 2017, according to analysis of the UK’s top 500 towns […]

Why 'MasterChef UK' Is Uniting Malaysians In Outrage

Why 'MasterChef UK' Is Uniting Malaysians In Outrage

Malaysian rendang is not simply a popular dish — it is a national treasure. It’s a “low and slow” dish, in which the meat is cooked in highly spiced coconut milk for several hours. It’s never supposed to be crispy, despite what MasterChef UK judges might think. Above, chef Christina Arokiasamy’s chicken rendang. Christina Arokiasamy […]

Opelo Kgari: Woman brought to UK from Botswana as a child narrowly avoids deportation for second time

Opelo Kgari: Woman brought to UK from Botswana as a child narrowly avoids deportation for second time

A woman who spoke out to The Independent about the conditions in Yarl’s Wood immigration detention centre and took a leading role in the hunger strike by detainees has narrowly avoided being deported this evening, despite the Home Office confirming it was determined to remove her from the country. Opelo Kgari, 27, who came to the UK from […]

'I'm just glad he has a chance.' In-state star impresses during UK visit

'I'm just glad he has a chance.' In-state star impresses during UK visit

Pendleton County standout Dontaie Allen was one of the state’s best scorers and rebounders during his junior season, and figures to match or exceed that production for the Wildcats during his senior campaign next school year. Where he’ll play college basketball has yet to be decided, but it sounds like there’s a frontrunner for his […]

Young asylum seekers 'face blanket study ban'

Young asylum seekers 'face blanket study ban'

Young asylum seekers who arrived in the UK as children are being banned from study “as a matter of course” according to campaigners, despite government assurances there would be no “blanket ban” on education. From January 2018, legal changes mean that anyone claiming asylum is considered to be on “immigration bail” – restrictions that the […]

Russian envoy requests meeting with UK foreign secretary over poisoning row

Russian envoy requests meeting with UK foreign secretary over poisoning row

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UK enjoys warmest day of the year so far and Saturday will be even HOTTER

UK enjoys warmest day of the year so far and Saturday will be even HOTTER

BRITS have basked in sunshine and blue skies as today is chalked up as the hottest day of the year so far. Tomorrow is set to be a touch warmer at 18C – making the country officially hotter than sunny Barcelona, which will only reach 16C. Getty Images – Getty A member of the public […]

UK Retailers Post Worst Sales Slump Since Financial Crisis

UK Retailers Post Worst Sales Slump Since Financial Crisis

British retailers suffered their biggest sales decline since 2008 last month as two snowstorms dubbed the “beasts from the east” kept shoppers at home. Comparable sales in midmarket stores dropped 10.1 percent in March, the second-worst month on record, business advisory firm BDO LLP said in its monthly report. Several days of subzero temperatures and […]