Category: UK

Tory MP and minister apologises after describing Blackpool and Birmingham as ‘godawful’ | UK News

Tory MP and minister apologises after describing Blackpool and Birmingham as ‘godawful’ | UK News

A government minister has been accused of showing “utter contempt for voters” after appearing to suggest Blackpool and Birmingham are…

Weather: Britain set to be battered by 55mph gales as tropical storm tail-end passes | UK News

Weather: Britain set to be battered by 55mph gales as tropical storm tail-end passes | UK News

Britain could be hit by gales approaching 55mph as the remnants of a tropical storm move over the country, experts…

Disabled children feel unsafe in playgrounds – and are ‘missing childhood experiences’, campaigners warn | UK News

Disabled children feel unsafe in playgrounds – and are ‘missing childhood experiences’, campaigners warn | UK News

Disabled children do not feel safe in playgrounds, according to the equality charity Scope, which says they are being denied…

Northern Ireland Protocol override legislation to be introduced next week | Politics News

Northern Ireland Protocol override legislation to be introduced next week | Politics News

Controversial legislation overriding parts of the Northern Ireland Protocol will be tabled at the start of next week, Downing Street…

Mark Rylance announces cancellation of Jerusalem shows after death of brother Jonathan Waters in cycling accident | Ents & Arts News

Mark Rylance announces cancellation of Jerusalem shows after death of brother Jonathan Waters in cycling accident | Ents & Arts News

Performances of actor Sir Mark Rylance’s West End show Jerusalem have been cancelled after the death of his “beloved” brother…

Education: Plans for 14,000 new mainstream and special school places in England as part of levelling up | UK News

Education: Plans for 14,000 new mainstream and special school places in England as part of levelling up | UK News

Thousands of new school places are to be created in England – particularly for children in disadvantaged areas and for…

Ukraine war: Sky’s Stuart Ramsay recalls meeting condemned Britons on the front line | World News

Ukraine war: Sky’s Stuart Ramsay recalls meeting condemned Britons on the front line | World News

We’d driven through frozen forests on icy roads to a location outside Mariupol and a rendezvous with a Ukrainian military…

‘I wish he could be, but he isn’t’: Britain’s strictest headteacher says Boris Johnson is no role model for children | Politics News

‘I wish he could be, but he isn’t’: Britain’s strictest headteacher says Boris Johnson is no role model for children | Politics News

Boris Johnson is not a good role model for children, according to a top government adviser who is known as…

Campaigners take to High Court in bid to block government’s ‘unlawful’ plans to send first asylum seekers to Rwanda | UK News

Campaigners take to High Court in bid to block government’s ‘unlawful’ plans to send first asylum seekers to Rwanda | UK News

The High Court will today hear arguments over whether or not to grant a last-minute injunction stopping next week’s planned…

Ukraine war: Two British fighters sentenced to death in separatist area, Russian state media says | World News

Ukraine war: Two British fighters sentenced to death in separatist area, Russian state media says | World News

Two Britons who were captured by Russian forces while fighting in Ukraine have been sentenced to death, state-owned Russian news…