Category Archives: UK

Polls Say UK Split Over Leaving European Union

Britain could leave the EU if the results of two new polls are translated into votes in a referendum. One gives a narrow lead in favour of a British exit…

Treasury to launch secondary annuity market in April 2017​

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain's finance ministry will introduce a secondary market in annuities from April 2017, it said on Tuesday, extending a shake-up in the pensions market which has curbed…

Mother has 16 babies taken into care amid surge in newborn removals since 2007

The number of newborn babies taken into care in England has soared in recent years, according to a report. One mother had 16 babies taken away from her, it has…

Tim Peake anticipates space view of Earth ahead of historic launch

British astronaut Tim Peake is eagerly looking forward to his first glorious view of Planet Earth seen from space. Speaking at a press conference on the eve of his historic…

Accused man set to make 'legal history' with hoverboard charge

A man accused of stealing a crate of Lucozade while riding a "'hoverboard" may make British legal history after being charged with offences including driving the gadget on a pavement….

Mum Who Spent £1,500 On 300 Christmas Presents Says She Is Not A Bragging Parent

A mother who spent £1,500 on Christmas presents for her family has defended herself against criticism that she is spoiling her children. Emma Tapping, 35, posted a picture on Instagram…

Tinder Teams Up With NHS Over Donor Campaign

Tinder users could find themselves 'matched' with one of three personalities as part of an NHS appeal to raise awareness approximately the importance of organ donation. The dating app has…

Watch: Thieves Steal 190 Christmas Trees

Police have released video of a gang stealing almost 200 Christmas trees, ruining the festive season for shopkeepers hoping to sell them. CCTV footage shows one thief being helped by two…

Give posties public stamp of approval, union urges

The postal workers union is stepping up its campaign to protect the daily delivery service on one of the busiest days of the year for its members. The Communication Workers…

Boris Johnson: UK needs EU opt-out to control migration

Britain should be granted an opt-out from European Union laws to allow the Government to control migration, Boris Johnson has said. EU leaders are "radically & dangerously misreading" David Cameron…