Category Archives: UK

Key elements in international climate change deal reached in Paris

The final text of a n ew international climate alter deal has been published. Here are its key elements: :: A long term goal to limit temperature rises to "well…

Hundreds join Stop The War protest against Syrian air strikes

Hundreds of people have joined a rally to denounce Britain's air strikes in Syria against Islamic State. The Stop The War protesters, who gathered at BBC Broadcasting House in London…

Protesters Rally Against UK's Syria Airstrikes

More than 1,000 people have taken part in a rally in central London to protest against the Government's decision to launch airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Syria. Organisers of…

Star Wars characters out in force for plaque tribute to make-up artist

Darth Vader & his stormtroopers invaded the streets of London to commemorate Star Wars make-up artist Stuart Freeborn. Passers-by were shocked to come face to face with the galactic troops…

Brits Arrested Over Cocaine Disguised As Wood

Police have arrested six men from Liverpool as part of an international drugs bust which involved 1.4 tons of compressed cocaine disguised as wooden shipping pallets. The drugs arrived on…

Flood-Hit Cumbria Hit By More Bad Weather

Residents of flood-ravaged Cumbria are being warned to brace themselves for more flooding. River levels are still high from last weekend's flooding & the Met Office has issued a yellow…

Level crossing safety tips for delivery drivers amid Christmas rush

Delivery drivers in a rush to meet the pre-Christmas demand for cards & parcels have been warned not to put themselves at risk on level crossings. Network Rail (NR) is…

Decision to end hacking probe 'could be challenged'

The decision to end the long-running inquiry into phone hacking could be challenged, a lawyer representing some of the victims has said. The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) concluded there is…

Olly Murs tells X Factor finalists: "Sing like it's your first time"

Olly Murs has revealed his advice to the X Factor contestants ahead of the final: "Sing like it's the first time we've ever seen you". The singer, who was a…

Euro 2016 A 'Powerful Response' To Paris Attacks

The Euro 2016 finals in Paris will provide a "powerful response" to the Paris terrorist attacks carried out by so-called Islamic State, a senior member of the French government has…