Pedestrian killed as lorry crashes into the side of house

Pedestrian killed as lorry crashes into the side of house

A pedestrian has been killed following an incident in which a lorry crashed into the side of a house. Police at the scene on Park View in Brierley, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, confirmed on Friday that the woman had died, that four men had been arrested and that the white tractor unit had been “involved in […]

BOE's Carney warns no-deal Brexit could cripple UK: report

BOE's Carney warns no-deal Brexit could cripple UK: report

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney warned U.K. lawmakers that a no-deal Brexit could cripple the U.K. economy, in a special cabinet meeting Thursday. Laying out a downbeat forecast, Carney told U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May and her cabinet that house prices could fall by 25% to 35% over a three-year period, with unemployment reaching […]

Roche CEO Slams UK Health System for Slowing Innovation

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The UK's growing tech trade ties with Israel

The UK's growing tech trade ties with Israel

Image caption Trade ties between the UK and Israel are growing strongly, particularly in the technology sector Ami Daniel doesn’t see Brexit as a reason to hold off expanding his company in the UK. “We intend to invest more and more in London,” says the Israeli businessman, who recently opened an office in London. Mr […]

Woman dies after hit-and-run involving electric bike in London

Woman dies after hit-and-run involving electric bike in London

A woman in her 50s is believed to be the first person in the UK to die after being hit by an electric bicycle. Sakine Cihan, 56, was knocked down in a hit-and-run incident last month. Cihan, from Dalston, north-east London, died of her injuries, the Metropolitan police said on Wednesday. She was trying to […]

Great Yarmouth Winter Gardens among UK's most at-risk buildings

Great Yarmouth Winter Gardens among UK's most at-risk buildings

A much-loved seafront “people’s palace” that was transported by barge around the south coast of England more than a century ago without, it is said, a single pane of glass breaking, has been listed as one of the UK’s most endangered buildings in 2018. The Winter Gardens in Great Yarmouth has over the years been […]

Boy, 6, stranded in Belgium arrives back in the UK

Boy, 6, stranded in Belgium arrives back in the UK

Image caption Mohamed Bangoura was reunited with his mother at Manchester Airport on Monday evening A six-year-old boy who was stranded in Belgium after he was denied permission to board a flight home has returned to the UK. Mohamed Bangoura, from Sheffield, was travelling home with a family friend on 2 September when his passport […]

UK weather forecast: Britain to be BATTERED by GALE FORCE wind before RAIN hits on Tuesday

UK weather forecast: Britain to be BATTERED by GALE FORCE wind before RAIN hits on Tuesday

However, other areas of the country, especially the south, can expect “fine weather” to start the week. Met Office meteorologist Marco Petagna commented on the conditions, stating: “It will be quite windy towards the north. “Especially towards the north-west where gales are likely for a time.” Meanwhile the west and north-west of the UK will […]

May wraps 'suicide vest' around UK over Brexit, says Johnson

May wraps 'suicide vest' around UK over Brexit, says Johnson

Matt Cardy | Getty Images Conservative MP Boris Johnson speaks as he visits Bristol on May 14, 2016 in Bristol, England. Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal wraps “a suicide vest around the British constitution” and hands the detonator to the European Union, former foreign secretary Boris Johnson said in comments that drew strong criticism. […]

Brexit: Boris Johnson says May has 'wrapped suicide vest around UK constitution', prompting storm of Tory outrage

Brexit: Boris Johnson says May has 'wrapped suicide vest around UK constitution', prompting storm of Tory outrage

Theresa May’s Brexit strategy has put the UK constitution in a “suicide vest” and handed the detonator to Brussels’ chief negotiator Michel Barnier, Boris Johnson has claimed. The former foreign secretary’s extraordinary comments provoked an immediate backlash from Tory critics in the latest sign of the bitter Conservative divide over Brexit and the future leadership […]