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Brexit: New UK PM will not alter withdrawal deal - Coveney  BBC News

Ireland's deputy prime minister says "the personality might change" but the Brexit deal will not.


UK's 'cruel and harmful policies' lack regard for child hunger, says NGO  The Guardian

Human Rights Watch (HRW) has accused the UK government of breaching its international duty to keep people from hunger by pursuing “cruel and harmful ...


Change UK: Revoke Article 50 to hold second Brexit referendum  Sky News

Chuka Umunna says the move is needed to avoid the "national emergency" of leaving with no deal at the end of October.


Netflix close to long-term UK studio space deal at Pinewood  The Guardian

Netflix is close to securing a deal to lease space at Pinewood Studios, home to the James Bond and Star Wars franchises, to ensure its growing slate of UK ...


UK property register 'needed urgently' to stop money laundering  The Guardian

Proposals for the first register of foreign-owned property aimed at preventing “McMafia-style” money laundering should be put in practice urgently and reinforced ...


Manchester Airport 'CARNAGE': DOZENS of flights CANCELLED due to fuel supply problems  Express

MANCHESTER Airport has cancelled dozens of flights to and from the city due to fuel supply problems, leaving hundreds of passengers stranded.


European elections: EU27 voters in UK seek to escape Brexit limbo  Financial Times

For Jean Francois Pioc, Thursday's European Parliament elections provide a chance to protest against Brexit — a phenomenon that, like many other EU ...


£15m in benefits sent abroad to foreign children  Express

BRITAIN is sending child benefit to nearly 20000 foreign youngsters living abroad, figures show.


UK to scrap passenger landing cards  BBC News

Passengers arriving in the UK will no longer have to fill in landing cards from Monday.


'Future of Britain is in Europe,' the Queen told Germany in 1988  The Guardian

The Queen confided to the German ambassador that she believed the future of Britain lay in Europe, newly released diplomatic cables from 1988 have shown.


The winner of the Eurovision Song Contest has said the UK should “step up" its entry.  BBC News

The winner of this year's Eurovision Song Contest says the UK should “step up" its entry.


UK Weather – Met Office issues downpours warning as two weeks’ rain set to fall in one hour bringing floods an  The Sun

A yellow weather warning for rain is in place until 8pm today, with forecasters predicting 'travel disruption'


Google restricts Huawei's use of Android  BBC News

Google has cut phone maker Huawei off from some updates to the Android operating system, dealing a blow to the Chinese firm. New Huawei smartphones will ...


Sturgeon confronted by Marr on EU fishing rules - 'Fishermen STUCK in policy they HATE'  Express

SCOTTISH First Minister Nicola Sturgeon was quizzed by BBC presenter Andrew Marr on Scottish fishermen being “locked” into a Common Fisheries Policy.


UK-based Poles call for revolt against having to apply for settled status  The Guardian

A Polish chef who has worked with Mary Berry and Jamie Oliver is leading a revolt by UK-based Poles against the Home Office's requirement that EU citizens ...


New Train Timetable: A Thousand New Services Introduced Across UK  LBC

The summer train timetable has come into effect today with more than a thousand new services being introduced across the country.


10 classic UK trips by public transport | Travel  The Guardian

Trains in hidden valleys, scenic bus routes, fun ferry rides … many journeys are better by public transport. We plot exciting itineraries for the carefree and ...


EU CASE BOMBSHELL: Brexiteer vows to PROVE UK already left EU - court hearing ‘in WEEKS’  Express.co.uk

BREXITEER Robin Tilbrook is “80-90 percent sure of success” in proving Britain has left the European Union in an upcoming High Court case against the ...


Vandals trash Stamford model railway exhibition  BBC News

Four youths are arrested and the club in Lincolnshire says a "hurricane would have done less damage".


Eurovision 2019: UK finishes bottom after Michael Rice's 'Bigger than Us' flops  The Independent

The UK has come last in the Eurovision Song Contest after Michael Rice's rendition of “Bigger than Us”. While viewers seemed to love Rice's performance, the ...


Australian nationals can now use ePassport gates to enter the UK  GOV.UK

Australia nationals aged 18 and over, and who are travelling using a biometric or 'chipped' passport, will be able to use the automated e-passport gates. Visitors ...


UK weather forecast: Showers and THUNDERSTORMS to batter Britain warns Met Office  Express.co.uk

THE UK will be enveloped by yet more showers and thunderstorms this weekend as the May washout continues, warns the Met Office.


Lyra McKee's partner challenges UK government on same-sex marriage  The Guardian

The partner of murdered Northern Irish journalist Lyra McKee has challenged Theresa May's government to ignore the objections of the Democratic Unionist ...


£200 million rollout of full fibre broadband begins  GOV.UK

The starting gun has been fired on a programme to rollout gigabit-capable full fibre broadband to the most rural and remote locations in the UK, Digital Secretary ...


Geoffrey Robinson: Labour MP denies claims he was 'Czech spy'  BBC News

Labour MP Geoffrey Robinson has denied claims that he was a Cold War spy who passed confidential government files to communist Czechoslovakia in the ...


Tyler, the Creator forced to cancel first UK gig in four years  The Guardian

The US rapper Tyler, the Creator, returned to the UK on Saturday, four years after he was banned from entering the country, only to see his impromptu gig ...


Brexit mess is a 'crushing disaster' for UK business, says CBI chief  The Guardian

The continuing political mess over Brexit is a “crushing disaster” for business in Britain with investor confidence at the lowest since the financial crash a decade ...


UK's Brexit Party maintains big lead in EU election poll  Reuters UK

Nigel Farage's new Brexit Party has kept a big lead over both the ruling Conservative Party and the opposition Labour Party in a poll on voting intentions for the ...


The British Victorians who became Muslims  BBC News

At the height of the Empire, a select band of British people renounced Christianity and converted to Islam. These are the stories of three such pioneers, who ...


Newlyn fish expert is first UK female master fishmonger  BBC News

A fishmonger has become the first woman to obtain the highest accreditation in the industry. Elaine Lorys from Newlyn in Cornwall is the 13th person in the UK to ...


Eurovision 2019 results: The Netherlands' Duncan Laurence announced as winner after UK finishes last  The Independent

Eurovision 2020 will be hosted by The Netherlands, 44 years after they last won the song contest. Duncan Laurence, favourite to win since the beginning of this ...


UK knife crime: The first 100 fatal stabbings of 2019  BBC News

One hundred people have been fatally stabbed in the UK so far this year. The first death was 33-year-old mother Charlotte Huggins, who died in London just a ...


UK stabbings: Is austerity causing rising knife crime in Birmingham?  BBC News

One hundred people have been stabbed to death across the UK since the beginning of 2019. Three of those were teenagers in the West Midlands, all killed ...


UK raises threat level for personnel in Iraq due to 'heightened risk from Iran'  Sky News

The UK has also put its personnel and their families in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Qatar on an increased state of alert.


UK should consider 'no jab, no school' policy, Italian study says  The Guardian

The UK should consider a “no jab, no school” policy for all small children, researchers have said after finding that current immunisation rates will not keep ...


Brexit: Nicola Sturgeon says SNP 'most consistent'  BBC News

SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon has said her party has been the most consistent anti-Brexit voice during the European election campaign. Labour's Scottish deputy ...


Channel migrants: Two more boats intercepted off Kent coast  BBC News

Four boats with a total of 52 migrants on board have been intercepted over the weekend.


UK advises dual nationals against all travel to Iran  The Guardian

Foreign Office tightens advice after jailing of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe and Aras Amiri.


BBC Weather: Britain braces for HAIL and THUNDER as low pressure system sweeps Europe  Express.co.uk

BBC WEATHER forecast “hail” and the “odd rumble of thunder” as heavy showers lash the UK through Saturday afternoon, with winds “rotating” around a low ...


EU elections to be ‘BIGGEST REVOLUTION’ in UK politics as Tories face ‘annihilation’  Express.co.uk

THE CONSERVATIVE Party is heading not just for defeat, but for “annihilation” in Thursday's European elections, and the vote could cause the “biggest ...


Eurovision 2019: The 60 best and worst UK contestants, ranked  The Independent

What happens if you take an expert panel of ex-Eurovision contestants, journalists, super fans and a QI Elf, lock them in a pub for an afternoon, ply them with ...


Huawei poses security threat to UK, says former MI6 chief  The Guardian

Huawei should be completely banned from supplying 5G mobile networks in the UK because its operations are “subject to influence by the Chinese state”, ...


Leah Heyes: Vigil held for Northallerton drug death teen  BBC News

Leah Heyes' mother says she is "overwhelmed" by the support shown by people.


Skripal poisoning suspects received mystery phone call following attack  The Guardian

Detectives think pair may have been awaiting signal that operation had been successful before returning home.


Duchess of Cambridge shows off garden to her children  BBC News

Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis showed their playful sides as they enjoyed their mother's creation at the Chelsea Flower Show.


Violence breaks out at Tommy Robinson election event  The Guardian

Police promise robust response after fracas in Oldham at European campaign stop.


Change UK is dying before it even learned to walk  The Guardian

A recent opinion poll put Change UK on 2%. What wasn't so clear was whether that figure had been rounded up or down. Just five minutes before its major EU ...


Vodafone's 5G UK service to launch in July  BBC News

Vodafone has said that it will turn on its 5G *service* in the UK on 3 July. The company will rely on equipment from the Chinese telecoms provider Huawei, among ...


Eurovision 2019: Viewers convinced UK has NO chance of winning after noticing key issue  Mirror Online

Michael Rice performed Love Shine A Light directly before Iceland's act Hatari sang their song Hatred Will Prevail.


Flights: The WORST UK city to travel from on a plane revealed - where came top?  Express

FLIGHTS jet off to the same final destinations from a variety of UK airports daily. Yet which has been hailed the worst transport terminal to travel from, according ...


Growing demand for food banks 'a human rights failure'  Sky News

Demand for food aid in the UK is continuing to rise, including among families with parents who have jobs.


Egypt explosion: Tourists on bus injured near Giza pyramids  BBC News

An explosion targeting a tourist bus has injured at least 16 people near the Grand Egyptian Museum, next to the pyramids in Giza. South African tourists are ...


UK weather: Britons enjoy joint hottest day of the year so far  Sky News

The warmth is "fairly unusual" with only 20% of May temperatures in the past eight out of nine years hitting 20C (68F) or above.


Leyland leaves past behind to show UK could become more productive  The Guardian

The truck maker has contributed to startling growth in production efficiency across one part of the north-west.


Many bee species extinct or under threat in UK, report says  BT.com

Experts concluded that some 17 species were regionally extinct.


Government delivers new £10m fund to plant over 130000 urban trees  GOV.UK

A new £10 million plan will see more than 130,000 trees planted across England's towns and cities, Environment Secretary Michael Gove announced today.


Carl Benjamin: Milkshake thrown at Ukip candidate for fourth time this week  The Independent

Ukip candidate Carl Benjamin has had a fourth milkshake thrown over him in a week. The far-right activist, who was touring Salisbury as part of his campaign for ...


How an immigration crackdown is hurting UK startups  TechCrunch

The two people who sat down in reception without an appointment would not leave the startup's office until the end of the day. Two months later, a letter followed ...


UK weather forecast – Thunderstorms to batter Britain this weekend as Met Office warns temperatures to plunge  The Sun

The Met Office has warned that heavy downpours will continue to lash much of Scotland, Northern Ireland and northern England.


Army harnesses UK bridging innovation  GOV.UK

Royal Engineers trial new bridging concept produced by Devon-based company.


EU elections: Change UK's lead candidate in Scotland quits  BBC News

Change UK's lead candidate for the EU elections in Scotland has quit the race and is now endorsing the Lib Dems. David Macdonald is top of the Change UK ...


UK signs trade continuity agreement with Colombia, Ecuador and Peru  GOV.UK

The United Kingdom has today signed the UK-Andean Countries Trade Agreement.


Freddie Starr’s family accept stranger’s kind offer to pay for his UK funeral saving the penniless comic from  The Sun

Sheffield-based funeral director Michael Fogg will cover the costs of the comic's burial back in Britain, it's now been revealed.


UK weather forecast: Met Office warns of ‘HEAVY RAIN’ as North Sea barrage continues  Express.co.uk

THE UK will be covered by another shroud of cloud and rain this weekend as a North Sea weather front hovers over the nation.


UK weather – Britain set for washout week as rain forecast to continue through to Bank Holiday weekend  The Sun

The Met Office has warned that heavy downpours will continue to lash much of Scotland, Northern Ireland and northern England.


Liverpool FC vs Tottenham Hotspur FC: travel advice  GOV.UK

Advice for fans travelling to Spain for the UEFA Champions League Final between Liverpool FC and Tottenham Hotspur FC on Saturday 1 June 2019.


UK banks fined €1bn by EU for rigging foreign exchange market  The Guardian

Five banks including Barclays and Royal Bank of Scotland have been fined more than €1bn (£875m) by the European Union for rigging the multitrillion-dollar ...


Billionaire Robert F Smith to pay entire US class's student debt  BBC News

A US billionaire shocks graduating students in Atlanta by promising to pay off their student loans.


Austin Eubanks: Columbine school shooting survivor found dead  BBC News

A survivor of the Columbine High School shooting who later became a prominent advocate for fighting addiction has been found dead at his Colorado home.


Meghan Markle swapped messages with X Factor’s Matt Cardle and asked to meet – months before Prince Harry rom  The Sun

THE unlikely pair struck up struck up a previously unknown online relationship in 2015, just months before Meghan met Prince Harry. Matt had followed Meghan ...


The X Factor winner Louisa Johnson brands experience 'f****d up'  Metro.co.uk

Louisa Johnson can't remember four months after X Factor win: 'It was a f****d-up experience'


UK economy rebounds in first quarter  BBC News

The UK economy picked up in the first three months of the year after manufacturers' stockpiling ahead of Brexit helped to boost growth. Growth was 0.5% in the ...


British Podcast Awards: George The Poet and Brexitcast win  BBC News

Spoken word performer George The Poet and the BBC's Brexitcast were among the winners at the British Podcast Awards. The awards - which were launched in ...


Kylian Mbappe drops transfer bombshell after winning Ligue 1 Player of the Year  Metro.co.uk

Kylian Mbappe has opened the door to leaving Paris Saint-Germain this summer, hinting that he will look for a 'new project' if he is not made the main man at...


Boots customers 'baffled' by plastic prescription bags  BBC News

"Livid" and "baffled" customers have been complaining to Boots after receiving their prescriptions in plastic bags rather than paper ones. One was so incensed ...


Poor performance in European elections could finish off Change UK  Sky News

A series of missteps means the party could blow its best chance of a breakthrough in the punishing British political marketplace.


Deontay Wilder vs Dominic Breazeale live stream: UK start time, TV channel info, how to watch and more  talkSPORT

WBC champion Deontay Wilder makes the ninth title defence against fellow American Breazeale in NYC.


Change UK was always doomed to failure, and Joan Ryan just showed why  The Guardian

Ryan's cringeworthy 'look at your hands' speech encapsulates how Change UK simply doesn't have the politics or the personnel, says Guardian columnist ...


Beijing defends Huawei amid row over role in UK's 5G network  BBC News

The UK should make "independent" decisions about whether to let Huawei help build its 5G network, according to China's ambassador in London. The US ...


Manchester bombing: Victim's mum defies injuries to complete 10km run  Sky News

Lisa Roussos lost her daughter Saffie and was badly injured herself in the attack in Manchester two years ago.


Nigel Farage facing investigation by EU authorities over lavish gifts from millionaire tycoon  The Independent

Nigel Farage is facing an investigation by European parliament authorities over claims that he failed to declare nearly half a million pounds in gifts from an ...


Nicki Chapman praised for sharing tumour diagnosis  BBC News

TV and radio presenter Nicki Chapman has been praised for speaking out about her recent brain tumour diagnosis and subsequent recovery from surgery.


UK drones map Chernobyl's 'Red Forest'  BBC News

Chernobyl's "Red Forest" - one of the most radioactive locations on Earth - has just been surveyed by UK scientists using a suite of drones. The robotic aircraft ...


Sunday's national newspaper front pages | UK News  Sky News

Sky News takes a look at the stories making a splash in Sunday's national newspapers.


Eurovision: Sweden John Lundvik reaction to losing is everything  Metro.co.uk

Sweden's Eurovision entry John Lundvik's reaction after losing out to Duncan Laurence has become a meme.


Transfer of vulnerable child refugees from France to UK to end, charities say  The Guardian

Government refuses to confirm plans, but campaigners warn Dubs scheme closure would leave many minors facing 'daily risk' of abuse.


More support to help employers offer T Level industry placements  GOV.UK

The industry placement is a critical part of the T Level qualification giving young people the chance to gain vital hands on workplace experience in their chosen ...


Confirmed: Honda to close UK factory in 2021  Top Gear

Swindon plant produces 150,000 Civics annually and employs 3,500 people. Tom Harrison. 14 May 2019. Facebook · Twitter · Google+ · WhatsApp · Mailto ...


The Google city that has angered Toronto  BBC News

Canada is not Google's lab rat, say those protesting against plans to build a smart city in Toronto.


Ash dieback: Killer tree disease set to cost UK £15bn  BBC News

The outbreak of ash dieback disease is set to cost the UK in the region of £15bn, it has been estimated. Scientists expressed shock at the "staggering" financial ...


Brexit: UK will take part in European elections, says David Lidington  BBC News

The UK will have to hold European elections, despite hopes from the government a Brexit deal would be done by then, says the PM's de facto deputy. The vote is ...


Change UK is the gift that keeps on giving  Spiked

Chuka Umunna is on the front cover of GQ this month. Meanwhile, his newly formed anti-Brexit party, Change UK, the ChUKas if you will, is at around five per ...


Huawei row: UK to let Chinese firm help build 5G network  BBC News

The government has approved the supply of equipment by Chinese telecoms firm Huawei for the UK's new 5G data network despite warnings of a security risk.


Storm Hannah eases after battering western parts of UK  BBC News

Storm Hannah is blowing itself out after hitting parts of the UK with winds of more than 80mph. A yellow wind warning for Wales and central and southern ...


Climate change: UK 'can cut emissions to nearly zero' by 2050  BBC News

The UK should lead the global fight against climate change by cutting greenhouse gases to nearly zero by 2050, a report says. The Committee on Climate ...


Brexit: Gavin Williamson attacks Theresa May's talks with Labour  BBC News

Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit talks with the Labour Party are a "grave mistake", according to former defence secretary Gavin Williamson. Mrs May is ...


Donald Trump's state visit to the UK set for 3 June  BBC News

US President Donald Trump will make a three-day state visit to the UK from 3 to 5 June, Buckingham Palace has announced. The president and First Lady ...


Has Change UK blown it?  Prospect

The new Remain force could be merely a footnote in the history of British politics—unless it pulls itself together fast.


More than 600,000 EU citizens apply for UK settled status  The Guardian

Home Office figures revealed as immigration inspector calls for scheme to be improved.


UK warns against all but essential Sri Lanka travel  BBC News

The UK is advising against all but essential travel to Sri Lanka after the Easter Sunday bombings in which about 250 people died. The Foreign Office says ...


 

 
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