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Only half of UK universities ready for no-deal Brexit – study  The Guardian

Universities UK says 80% of members very concerned, with some considering stockpiling.

UK students waiting up to three months for mental health care  The Guardian

University data shows long delays, raising fears young people's mental welfare will decline in the interim.

Stretched officials say UK's ability to hold snap elections is at risk  The Guardian

Expectation that elections can always be safely delivered is getting unrealistic, says report.

More than 1,400 UK restaurants close as casual dining crunch bites  The Guardian

More than 1,400 UK restaurants collapsed in the year since June 2018 – underlining the scale of the so-called “casual dining crunch”, which has led to ...

App that cancels subscriptions launches in UK  BBC News

A *service* which automatically cancels subscriptions at the end of the free trial period has launched in the UK. It was developed by Josh Browder, who as a ...

Brexit news latest: UK will refuse any delay offer, Boris Johnson to tell Jean-Claude Juncker  Evening Standard

The UK will refuse any offer of a Brexit delay beyond the current October 31 deadline, Boris Johnson is to tell European Commission president Jean-Claude ...

Lib Dems to call for overhaul of revocation of UK citizenship rules  The Guardian

Shamima Begum affair prompts party to call for review as use of power rises sharply.

Revealed: surge in vulnerable children linked to UK drug gangs  The Guardian

The scale of the “county lines” national drugs network crisis is laid bare as figures analysed by the Guardian reveal the soaring number of cases in which ...

UK International Trade Secretary visits New Zealand, Australia and Japan  GOV.UK

The UK's International Trade Secretary is visiting New Zealand, Australia and Japan this week (16-20 September) to prepare for trade negotiations after Brexit ...

Johnson's 'bonkers' plan for £15bn bridge derided by engineers  The Guardian

Experts says PM's proposal for bridge between Scotland and Northern Ireland fraught with problems.

More than 1m UK workers denied legal holiday pay – analysis  The Guardian

More than a million workers in Britain do not receive any of the holiday pay they are guaranteed by law, according to a report exposing the scale of violations in ...

UK blackouts raise questions over private sector’s right to profit from power  The Guardian

Energy network companies are under scrutiny after last month's outage, the worst of its kind in a decade.

Jo Swinson's promise to cancel Brexit 'playing with fire', senior MP Sir Norman Lamb warns  The Independent

A split has emerged at the top of the Liberal Democrats over Brexit, as senior MP Sir Norman Lamb warned that the new policy of cancelling EU withdrawal was ...

UK weather forecast: Brits hit the beach as glorious 26C Indian summer is set to last another TWO WEEKS  The Sun

BRITS will bask in a 26C Indian summer following the weekend's hot weather that saw sunseekers hit the country's beaches. Weather forecasters said the balmy ...

UK weather forecast: Indian summer temporarily halted as heavy rain engulfs the nation

BRITAIN will be engulfed by thick cloud and torrential rain on Monday as hopes of an Indian summer are dashed.

New finds beef up case for redrawing map of Roman empire  The Guardian

Dig at Ipplepen extends Roman realm of influence further south-west in UK than Exeter.

County lines: where the drugs go, case by case  The Guardian

From crack cocaine to heroin and from Cornwall to Cumbria, here are some of the past year's most high-profile cases.

Is a clean break Brexit possible?  BBC News

There's been a lot of talk about a "clean break", allowing the country to sort things out once and for all and move on. The Brexit Party says leaving the EU with no ...

The UK’s Chinese food revolution  The Guardian

Charting the 200-year journey from city docksides to Michelin stars as the UK finally explores new frontiers of Chinese cooking – from Hunan to Xinjiang.

BBC Weather: UK gripped by Arctic temperatures as thermometers plummet to above freezing

BBC Weather warned Britons will face colder temperatures after temperatures hit a 27C high on Sunday due to a cold front bringing in Arctic chills across the UK.

RESI Convention 2019  GOV.UK

Speech given by the Minister of State for Housing at the convention for the residential property sector.

EXPRESS.CO.UK POLL: Was David Cameron right to call a Brexit referendum? VOTE HERE readers can vote in our poll on whether David Cameron was right to call the 2016 Brexit referendum. The Tory former prime minister has admitted ...

Small goat shuts down one of the UK's busiest motorway junctions  The Independent

A small goat managed to close down one of the UK's motorway busiest junctions for 90 minutes. Darting through vehicles, as the animal evaded capture by the ...

Chased into 'self-deportation': the most disturbing Windrush case so far  The Guardian

As Amelia Gentleman reflects on reporting one of the UK's worst immigration scandals, she reveals a new and tragic case.

UK transition deal with the EU 'could last until 2022' Brexit Secretary Steve Barclay admits  Mirror Online

Transition could be extended until December 2022 because it would allow more time to crack tense negotiations in Northern Ireland about the future of the ...

Bronze Age bombshell: Ingot find reveals UK’s ancient trade routes

BRONZE AGE tin ingots originating from the UK and discovered in Israel have proved the existence of surprisingly sophisticated early trade routes across ...

'I almost regret coming to the UK to study'  BBC News

Overseas students can now stay in the UK for two years after graduating but not everyone benefits.

No lecture - just sound advice for students  GOV.UK

These three words could save your life: Run, Hide, Tell.

"The UK is in the motoring premier league"  AutoExpress

Judging by the WCOTY winners, the UK is flying high along with big guns German and Japan, says Mike Rutherford.

Partners of EU nationals waiting months for post-Brexit status under Home Office settlement scheme  The Independent

People from outside Europe living with their EU partners in the UK are being left “in limbo” due to severe delays in the Home Office processing applications, The ...

Sir Rod Stewart says he's 'in the clear' after cancer diagnosis  BBC News

The rock legend reveals his prostate cancer was caught early two years ago.

Rutland: England's only county without a McDonald's  BBC News

The burger chain wants to open in Rutland but people fear it will "kill" Oakham and bring in "riff-raff".

Most voters believe government should allow Scotland and Northern Ireland to decide on UK membership after Brexit, poll finds  The Independent

Britain's voters are ready to let Scotland and Northern Ireland choose whether they wish to remain part of the United Kingdom following Brexit, a new poll has ...

The day I met a ‘gay conversion therapist’  BBC News

So-called "gay conversion therapy" may be condemned by experts but it is still permitted in the UK. So what happened when gay podcast host James Barr ...

Guardian apologises for David Cameron editorial  BBC News

The paper claims the ex-PM has only ever felt "privileged pain" and reflects on the death of his son.

UK fuel prices could soar after drone attack on Saudi oil facility  Mirror Online

The devastating attacks on Abqaiq oil processing plant and Khurais oil field has halved Saudi Arabia's crude oil production.

Labour to ‘consider legalising all drugs’ including cocaine and heroin  The Independent

A Labour government could reportedly consider legalising all drugs if it was recommended by royal commission. “There is nothing more important than ...

Hong Kong protesters rally outside British Consulate  BBC News

Hundreds of Hong Kong protesters have rallied outside the British Consulate demanding that the UK press China to maintain freedoms agreed when the city ...

UK pension annuities under threat as rates plummet  The Guardian

They turn savings into an income for life – but demand has fallen sharply.

Conservative MP Henry Smith compares Brexit to a plane crash  The Independent

A pro-Brexit Conservative MP has compared the risk leaving the European Union (EU) poses to the nation to a plane crash.

Teenager admits killing lawyer in Newcastle with screwdriver  The Guardian

Peter Duncan, 52, was stabbed in unprovoked attack in shopping centre on 18 August.

Supporting healthy and active later life: apply for funding  GOV.UK

Organisations can apply for a share of £37.5 million to develop ideas that could help people to enjoy healthier and more active lives in older age.

UK weather forecast: September scorcher continues as temperatures in UK set to hit 27C

THE Sepetember scorcher the UK is experiencing is set to continue as temperatures in Britain strike around 27C on Sunday.

Caledonian Sleeper staff set strike date  BBC News

Staff on the Caledonian Sleeper *service* are to strike at the end of September. The RMT union said working conditions on the overnight trains were causing ...

Watchdog questions collection of public's data  BBC News

The UK's Information Commissioner's Office is questioning the UK government about the collection of personal data on its platform. It follows a Buzzfeed ...

The UK's 'worst' airport revealed  BBC News

Long queues, crowded terminals and pricey parking charges have led to Belfast International being rated the UK's worst airport in a survey by consumer ...

A million texts to encourage travellers to check passport validity after Brexit  GOV.UK

A million text messages will be sent to passport holders who may be affected by new passport validity rules in a no deal Brexit.

Busted flush: gold toilet stolen from Blenheim Palace  The Guardian

Lavatory valued at £1m taken from Winston Churchill's birthplace just before 5am on Saturday.

UK weather forecast: Brits to bask in highs of 26C - but Indian summer not set to last  Mirror Online

Britain is blessed with another day of blazing sun as the end of summer approaches.

Somerset landowner kills fish by tipping chemicals on ground  GOV.UK

Tipping chemicals left over from his plant nursery business onto gravel ended up in a stream and killing hundreds of fish.

Channel migrants: Border Force intercepts 41 on four boats  BBC News

Four small boats carrying 41 migrants have been intercepted in the Channel. The vessels, which included a kayak carrying two men, were heading for UK ...

UK attacked for defence of flavoured e-cigarettes  The Guardian

European tobacco control expert echoes Donald Trump's concerns about e-cigarettes designed to mimic the taste of sweets and desserts.

Brexit: How are the UK's talks with the EU going?  BBC News

Has there been any progress in the UK's talks in Brussels since Boris Johnson became prime minister?

UK weather forecast – glorious 23C sunshine kicks off TWO-WEEK Indian summer heatwave as Brits hit the r  The Sun

GLORIOUS sunshine has shone on racegoers and beaches as Britain enjoys a late blast of warm weather. Temperatures are due to hit 23C in some parts of the ...

Why the UK hasn’t presented any specific backstop proposal to the EU

The EU side regularly points out that the UK government hasn't presented any detailed proposals on what it wants to replace the backstop with. At a Cabinet…

Middle East Minister arrives in Egypt  GOV.UK

Minister for the Middle East & North Africa & Minister of State for International Development, has arrived in Egypt to discuss the strengthening bilateral ties.

Tony Blair praises Jeremy Corbyn for ‘very sensible and skilful’ actions to block no-deal Brexit  The Independent

Tony Blair has said that despite his disagreements with Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour Party leader has acted “very sensibly and skilfully” in his efforts to block a ...

Extended restrictions for bankrupts who overdrew their bank account  GOV.UK

Two bankrupts who abused their bank by attempting to make payments worth over £340000 from an almost empty account handed 17 years' further restrictions.

Borderlands 3 shoots straight to UK number one - Games charts 14 September

See the top 10 selling games in the UK, US, and Japan, plus the latest GameCentral and readers' top 20s.

Meningitis: 'I'm no longer Miss Independent'  BBC News

Life is very different for Lesley Hart since she had meningitis nearly 10 years ago. "I'm no longer Miss Independent. It's impacting more and more as time goes on ...

UK work visas for foreign graduates to be extended to two years  The Guardian

International students are to be offered a two-year work visa after graduating from a British university, the government will announce, overturning a key plank of ...

'Tone deaf' ads use slave ship images to promote UK sea-going sector  The Guardian

Historians and academics have labelled a new government campaign “tone deaf” and “historically illiterate” for using images of ships used for slavery and ...

Lincoln's revamped Exchequergate Arch 'looks too new'  BBC News

A 14th Century building which has undergone a major renovation now "looks too new", according to some observers. The work on Exchequergate Arch in ...

UK growth rebound eases recession fears  BBC News

The UK's economy grew faster than expected in July, easing fears that it could fall into recession. The economy grew 0.3% in July, the UK's official statistics body ...

Brexit jitters cause rare September fall in UK house prices - Rightmove  Reuters UK

LONDON (Reuters) - Asking prices for houses in Britain have suffered their first September fall in nine years as worries about Brexit caused buyers to hesitate ...

Education Secretary backs review of university admissions  GOV.UK

Education Secretary Gavin Williamson has backed a review of university admissions, which will consider whether students should apply to university after ...

UK government continues to support The Bahamas relief effort  GOV.UK

The UK has been providing vital support and assistance to the people of The Bahamas following the devastation caused by Hurricane Dorian.

TV streaming bonanza looms for UK – but can you afford it?  The Guardian

Services from Apple, Britbox, HBO and Disney launch soon – but to get them all would cost £1450 a year.

Incredible pictures show Harvest moon rising across the UK

The Harvest moon looked pretty good in the UK skies yesterday night. Pictures taken across the country showed the Harvest moon in all its glory as it orbited ...

Businesses reminded to register on system to maintain environmental standards on harmful gases post-Brexit  GOV.UK

UK businesses that produce or trade products that contain F gas or ODSs need to sign up to online system which will maintain current environmental standards.

FCO Minister for Asia and the Pacific begins four day visit to Laos, Cambodia and Thailand  GOV.UK

Minister for Asia and the Pacific, Heather Wheeler will discuss strengthening ties with the region, the role of women, climate change and de-mining.

Businesses escalate push for Association Agreement with the UK  GOV.UK

The British Chamber of Commerce (BritCham), Guatemalan exporters and the British Embassy visited Congress to encourage urgent approval of the UK ...

Ban on eating dogs blocked by Justice Ministry for fear of offending people in the Far East  The Sun

A NEW legal ban on eating dogs has been blocked by Justice Ministry bureaucrats for fear of offending cultural sensitivities in the Far East. Environment ...

Brexiteer warns Johnson's plans to lead UK to 'beg' for way back into EU - shock claim  Express

BREXITEER author Peter Hitchens warned Boris Johnson could force the British Government to 'beg' for Britain to be allowed back into the European Union ...

Big Butterfly Count: Fine weather boosts species in UK  BBC News

Survey finds many common species of butterfly enjoyed a good summer this year.

Prime Minister pledges to bring shipbuilding back to the UK  GOV.UK

PM will announce which company is the preferred bidder to design new Type 31 frigates to be built in the UK.

Merkel warns of danger to EU of Singapore-style UK on its border  The Guardian

Angela Merkel has highlighted the economic danger posed by Britain if it is allowed to become a Singapore-on-Thames as Boris Johnson's Brexit envoy ...

Thousands of companies missed crucial accounts deadline last year  GOV.UK

With this year's deadline fast approaching, Companies House is urging companies to keep on top of their filing responsibilities.

Bermuda High to bring last blast of summer to UK – you won’t believe the temperatures

A “BERMUDA High” mini-heatwave will send temperatures rocketing this weekend as Britain enjoys a last blast of summer. Sunshine and blue skies will push ...

UK agreed trade continuity with six African nations  GOV.UK

The UK initials Economic Partnership Agreement with the Southern African Customs Union and Mozambique.

ISIS bride Shamima Begum 'has not been secretly flown back to UK'  Mirror Online

Rumours that ISIS bride Shamima Begum has been secretly flown back to the Britain have been rubbished.

Dannii Minogue was left 'broken' by her time on The X Factor UK

Dannii Minogue has admitted that she almost packed in her TV career after her time as a judge on The X Factor left her 'woefully unhappy'. The Australian singer ...

SSE sale of retail business to Ovo creates new UK energy giant  BBC News

Ovo is set to become the UK's second largest energy supplier after it agreed to buy SSE's retail business for £500m. Ovo - which was created 10 years ago - is ...

Two US fighter jets flew under parachutists in UK near miss  The Guardian

Two US fighter planes were in danger of colliding with a pair of skydivers in Cambridgeshire after the jets inadvertently flew across a parachuting site, a report ...

U.K. Calls on European Union to Reverse Brexit Stock Trade Plan  Bloomberg

The European Union should urgently reconsider its plan to prohibit some trading in London if a no-deal Brexit occurs next month, according to the U.K.'s top ...

Cancer survival in the UK improving, but lagging behind - study  BBC News

Cancer survival in the UK is on the up, but is still lagging behind other high-income countries, analysis suggests. Five-year survival rates for rectal and colon ...

Avoid irresponsible remarks on Hong Kong, China warns UK MPs  The Guardian

China's ambassador to the UK has accused British politicians of exhibiting a “colonial mindset” when they express support for demonstrators in Hong Kong or ...

New strain of toxin-producing strep A emerges in UK  BBC News

A new strain of group A streptococcus, which is able to produce significantly more toxin, is spreading in England and Wales, scientists say. Strep A causes a ...

Lake District rescue of dog that refused to walk any further  BBC News

The dog's owner was too tired to carry the animal when it refused to go on.

UK weather forecast: Britain to bask in glorious sunshine as summer returns

BRITAIN is set to bask in glorious weekend sunshine for most of Saturday, with the exception of far northwest Scotland.

Vaping could be ‘ticking time bomb’ warns UK medical chief after sixth person dies of mysterious e-cigarette d  The Sun

VAPING could be a "ticking time bomb" with "long term consequences" warns England's medical chief after a sixth person is confirmed to have died of ...

Antarctica shock: Scientists discover evidence of ‘human intruders’ below ice

ANTARCTICA scientists captured evidence of 'human intruders' after breaking the ice around the frozen desert and lowering a camera.

When does UK spider season end and why are there so many spiders in my home?  The Sun

SPIDER season has arrived in the UK and soon the eight-legged arachnids will be invading British homes. We explain how long it lasts and what to expect.

Church of Scotland sues for share of £2m Viking treasure  BBC News

A metal detectorist who unearthed a £2m Viking hoard is being sued over treasure found on church land.

Sinead O’Connor claims Prince ‘beat up multiple women’ in Good Morning Britain interview  The Independent

Sinead O'Connor has accused Prince of attempting to “beat her up” and leaving a female member of his band with broken ribs. The Irish singer, who has ...

Communities Secretary commits funding to tackle online hate  GOV.UK

Communities Secretary Rt Hon Robert Jenrick MP is pledging £100000 to tackle online antisemitism.

Costa Coffee lobbied government against 25p ‘latte levy’ before proposals were binned  The Independent

Britain's largest coffee chain claimed there was no evidence a 25p environmental “latte levy” on single-use cups would work and “obstructively lobbied” the ...

UK's first marine park in Plymouth 'to lead way in ocean innovation'  Sky News

Plymouth Sound is home to hundreds of species of fish and marine life, and campaigners want to protect the vast stretch of water.

Education Secretary addresses Universities UK conference  GOV.UK

Education Secretary Gavin Williamson sets a challenge to the higher education sector to ensure wider access to universities to students from all backgrounds.

Man dies after knife attack in north London  The Guardian

A 30-year-old man was found stabbed in Edmonton and died at the scene shortly after 9pm.


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