Month: December 2018

Manchester Victoria Station Incident: Three People Stabbed By 'Man Wielding Knife' On New Year's Eve

LATEST: Manchester New Year’s Eve Stabbing Sparks Terrorism Investigation At least three people have been stabbed in a brutal knife attack at Manchester’s Victoria Station. British Transport Police (BTP) confirmed three people, including a police officer, were injured in the stabbing. The attacker has been arrested. Some services through the station were suspended, Greater Manchester Police Read More

Theresa May Says UK Can ‘Turn A Corner’ If MPs Back Brexit Deal In New Year's Message

Brexit has dominated the New Year’s messages of Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn, with both calling for an end to disruptive political turmoil. May urged MPs to back her Brexit deal, saying that passing it into law will allow the UK to “turn a corner” and seek to unite rather than divide over difficult choices Read More

Croydon Fire: 120 Firefighters Tackle Blaze At Self-Storage Warehouse In South London

Some 20 fire engines and 120 firefighters are tackling a fire at a self-storage warehouse in Croydon, south London. London Fire Brigade says it was called at around 7.45pm to a blaze on Purley Way. No-one has been reported injured. Purley Way update: Twenty fire engines & around 120 firefighters are tackling a self-storage warehouse Read More

London's New Year Fireworks To Celebrate 'Outward Looking' Capital Post-Brexit

London’s sold-out New Year’s Eve fireworks show will show Europe that the capital will remain “open-minded” and “outward looking” post-Brexit, Sadiq Khan said. The London Mayor said Westminster politicians had given the world the impression that Britain is “insular, inward looking”, and emphasised the theme of the night’s programme that “London is open”. He said Read More

Man Arrested After Climbing Severn Bridge To Fly A Drone

A man has been arrested after allegedly climbing the Severn Bridge and flying a drone from it, forcing the crossing to briefly close. Avon and Somerset Police were called to the M48 Severn Bridge – which connects England and Wales – at 8.10am on December 31. Officers closed the road between junctions 1 and 2 Read More

Government Redeploys Two Border Force Ships To Deter Migrants Crossing English Channel

Two Border Force cutters are being redeployed from overseas to patrol the English Channel in response to the wave of migrants entering the UK by boat, the government has announced. Home Secretary Sajid Javid announced the move after a group of 12 migrants, including a 10-year-old child, were detained after landing on a Kent beach Read More

'The Favourite' Film: Here's Why Olivia Colman's New Movie Is Getting A Lot Of Hype

When someone mentions Olivia Colman you might think of ‘Broadchurch’ or ‘Peep Show’ but that could all be about to change.  Before making her debut as Queen Elizabeth II in Netflix’s ‘The Crown’, Olivia is taking on another monarch, playing Queen Anne in new film ‘The Favourite’.  And if the hype is to be believed Read More

Jimmy Osmond Pulls Out Of Panto After Suffering A Stroke

Jimmy Osmond was found to have suffered a stroke after being taken ill earlier this week, his spokesperson has confirmed.  The former child star was performing in panto at Birmingham’s hippodrome when he began to feel unwell.  A statement issued on New Year’s Eve explains that “after pushing through the evening’s performance of ‘Peter Pan’, Read More

Elizabeth Warren's 'Exploratory Committee' To Challenge Donald Trump Explained For Brits

US Senator Elizabeth Warren said on Monday she has formed an exploratory committee to run for president in 2020. If you’re not familiar with the inner workings of American politics, this might sound like an elaborate way of saying a group of people are looking into whether or not she should challenge Donald Trump. And you’d be right Read More

Group Of 'Suspected Migrants' Detained After Arriving On Kent Beach

A group of people thought to be migrants have been detained by police and Border Force agents on a Kent beach. The group of 12, including a 10-year-old child, are believed to have arrived in Lydd-on-Sea in a black dinghy shortly after 6am on Monday.   It comes as home secretary Sajid Javid cut short Read More

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