Police arrest person after knife attack in Barnsley

Police arrest person after knife attack in Barnsley

Police have arrested a person in connection with a knife attack in Barnsley town centre, the South Yorkshire force has said. Officers were called to the scene at about 8.20am on Saturday after reports that a man had been stabbed. Police then received several further reports of an individual carrying a knife in the town […]

Pregnant Carrie Underwood Cancels UK Performances 'Due to Illness'

Pregnant Carrie Underwood Cancels UK Performances 'Due to Illness'

Fans looking forward to seeing Carrie Underwood in the United Kingdom this weekend will have to wait a little longer, as the singer has canceled two planned appearances “due to illness.” Underwood’s label announced via Facebook that the 35-year-old would not be performing at Long Road Festival, where she was scheduled to headline Saturday, nor at […]

Brexit: EU sees 'positive elements' in UK's Chequers plan

Brexit: EU sees 'positive elements' in UK's Chequers plan

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Michel Barnier and Dominic Raab are holding more negotiations in Brussels The EU has cast doubt on claims its chief negotiator described the government’s Brexit plan as “dead in the water”. Labour MP Stephen Kinnock attributed the remarks – which he said were in French – to Michel Barnier after […]

Record £400m UK music sales abroad, but Brexit 'may hit income'

Record £400m UK music sales abroad, but Brexit 'may hit income'

The popularity of British music abroad has hit a record high as artists including Ed Sheeran, Rag’n’Bone Man and Dua Lipa brought in more than £400m from fans around the world last year. But the industry body BPI warned that these record revenues could be under threat following Brexit, if agreements aren’t made over intellectual […]

UK Charges 2 Men in Novichok Attack, Saying They're Russian Agents

UK Charges 2 Men in Novichok Attack, Saying They're Russian Agents

LONDON — Two Russian intelligence agents carried out the nerve agent attack in March against a former Russian spy living in Britain, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday, after prosecutors accused the men of attempted murder, the first criminal charges in a case that has caused an international uproar. British counterterrorism police said at […]

Bring back work visas for overseas graduates, say UK universities

Bring back work visas for overseas graduates, say UK universities

British universities have called on the government to reintroduce a visa that would allow overseas students to stay in the country to work for up to two years after graduation. They say it would give the UK a competitive edge over rival countries and help it maintain the 450,000 international students, 134,835 of them EU-born, […]

Kweku Adoboli detained in UK ahead of deportation to Ghana

Kweku Adoboli detained in UK ahead of deportation to Ghana

Kweku Adoboli, the former UBS trader who was jailed after running up the largest unauthorised trading loss in UK history, is facing deportation from Britain to Ghana after being detained on Monday at an immigration detention centre in Scotland. The Home Office has indicated that it intends to deport Mr Adoboli on or shortly after […]

UK arrests 131 suspected paedophiles in single week

UK arrests 131 suspected paedophiles in single week

At least 80,000 people in the UK are believed to pose a sexual threat to children online, the Home Secretary is set to reveal. Sajid Javid is said to be shocked by the figures and he is expected to make it his “personal mission” to tackle internet paedophiles, along with all forms of child abuse. […]