Socialist candidate to head EU Commission: UK should CANCEL Brexit

UK should ‘cool down, rethink’ and CANCEL Brexit, the Socialist candidate to head the EU Commission declares Britain should ‘cool down and rethink’ its decision, Frans Timmermans said Last week EU leaders gave Britain an extension of departure date until October Timmermans was expressing a sentiment shared by some in the EU already Britain should use the next few months to […]

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UK proposes disabling social media ‘like’ feature for children

LONDON — Britain’s privacy regulator wants to stop kids from being able to “like” posts on Facebook and other social media sites as part of tough new rules it’s proposing to protect children’s online privacy. Under the draft rules, which were released for consultation on Monday, tech companies would not be allowed to use “nudge techniques” that encourage children to […]

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Labour's Corbyn calls on UK opposition parties to work on Brexit plan

LONDON (Reuters) – Jeremy Corbyn, leader of Britain’s main opposition Labour Party, called on other opposition leaders on Tuesday to work towards finding a majority in parliament for “a close economic relationship” with the European Union after Brexit. Corbyn met leaders from the Scottish National Party, Liberal Democrats, Wales’ Plaid Cymru and the Green Party to discuss how to break […]

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Tuesday's UK weather forecast: Heavy rain in England and Wales clearing to sunshine and showers

England and Wales will be hit by heavy rain and strong winds but it'll eventually clear to sunshine and showers. UK weather forecast for 6am on Tuesday March 12 UK weather forecast for 3pm on Tuesday March 12 Be in control of your bills – and save up to £518 Sign up, compare and switch with Switchcraft You’ll automatically be […]

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Diplomatic protection: How UK has elevated case of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe

Britain has granted diplomatic protection to Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe in protest of her detention in Iran. Diplomatic protection is a rarely used tool under international law, which gives a country the right to challenge another state over the treatment of one of its nationals or companies. It is very different to diplomatic immunity, which applies to accredited diplomats and provides them […]

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Monday’s UK weather forecast — Brighter and showery day as Storm Freya moves eastwards

Gales will settle and light winds will make their way across the UK leading to cooler, clearer conditions for the most of the country. UK weather forecast for 6am on Monday Storm Freya is set to continue moving northeastwards which will bring rain across central parts of the UK. Gales are to be expected across England and Wales, especially around […]

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Norway's £750bn UK investment is proof we're a great place to do business due to our skills, competitive taxes and innovation

While the UK has spent every penny of its revenues from North Sea oil and gas, like a sailor splashing the cash on their first night back in port, our cousins across the sea have been saving their pennies. For more than 20 years, Oslo has been putting aside a chunk of that cash and investing it for a rainy […]

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Sunday's UK weather forecast — mixed bag with sunshine in east, rain across west, strong winds in northwest

Blustery showers arriving from the west Monday, and it will be less mild. Tuesday will be mostly dry, with rain and strong winds in north, this lingering into Wednesday. UK weather forecast for 6am on Sunday February 17 UK weather forecast for 3pm on Sunday February 17 Be in control of your bills – and save up to £518 Sign […]

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UK poised to set 28-day limit on migrant detention

London: As Australia heads towards an election campaign on immigration, the UK is on the verge imposing a 28-day limit on detention for all immigrants. A group of 11 Conservative MPs have announced their intention to amend a piece of Brexit legislation to end the UK’s “indefinite detention policy”. In a letter to Home Secretary Sajid Javid, released on Thursday, they […]

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