Category Archives: UK

Jeremy Corbyn 'must tell Stop the War activists to halt abuse of MPs'

Jeremy Corbyn is facing calls from his own shadow cabinet to condemn "intimidation & abuse" of MPs by the Stop the War Coalition as he prepares to attend a fundraising…

'Time for agreement' as climate talks in Paris reach last formal day

Countries have been told "it's time to come to an agreement" on a new international climate deal as they worked through the night into the last formal day of talks….

Obesity and its effect on women 'must be a national priority'

Obesity should be treated as "a national priority", including a focus on the effect it has on women in pregnancy & their unborn children, the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) has…

Obesity In Women Is A 'National Risk'

Obesity in women should be treated as a "national risk" according to the Chief Medical Officer. Professor Dame Sally Davies released her annual report for 2014 – which for the…

Government delays decision on airport expansion

LONDON (Reuters) – The government delayed on Thursday the politically-charged decision of where to build a new airport runway in the densely populated southeast of the country for at least…

Britain secures backup electricity capacity for 2019/20

(Reuters) – Britain secured backup electricity capacity for 2019/20 on Thursday, awarding contracts to power plants for 46.35 gigawatts (GW) at 18 pounds per kilowatt per year, according to the…

Heathrow third runway decision delayed until summer 2016

A final decision on whether to build a new runway at Heathrow Airport has been put off until at least next summer, the Government has confirmed. After discussion of the…

What Are The Chances Of A White Christmas?

A white Christmas is on the cards – if you live on northern hills. For the rest of the UK, rain & strong or even gale-force winds appears more likely…

Corbyn Attacked By Member Of His Shadow Cabinet

A leading Shadow Cabinet moderate has issued a "sack me if you dare" challenge to Jeremy Corbyn by attacking the Labour leader's support for Stop the War & demanding the…

Decision On Airport Expansion Delayed Again

The Government has delayed making a decision on airport expansion until at least next summer. The announcement came after Prime Minister David Cameron – who had at one stage promised…