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Libya: child refugees abused in UK-funded detention centres

Libya: child refugees abused in UK-funded detention centres

Child refugees are facing abuse and malnutrition in a network of 26 Libyan detention centres the British government is helping to fund, the Guardian has learned. In the first accounts to the media from minors being held in the camps, the children described being starved, beaten and abused by Libyan police and camp guards. One […]

Force Google, Apple and Uber to share mapping data, UK advised

Force Google, Apple and Uber to share mapping data, UK advised

The UK government should force Google, Apple, Uber and others to share their mapping data so that other companies can develop autonomous cars, drones and transport apps, according to an influential campaign group. The Open Data Institute, co-founded by Tim Berners-Lee at MIT and Nigel Shadbolt, artificial intelligence professor at the University of Oxford, warned […]

Prospect of Brexit Bargains Makes UK Top Spot for Property

Prospect of Brexit Bargains Makes UK Top Spot for Property

Prospect of Brexit Bargains Makes UK Top Spot for Property  Bloomberg Full coverage Source link

It's about to get much colder as icy winds and frost roll in to Britain

It's about to get much colder as icy winds and frost roll in to Britain

Winter weather is set to blast Britain this week as icy winds and blasts of cold air lead to falling temperatures. Drivers have been warned to dig out the ice scraper ahead of heavy frosts, while a wind chill will make conditions seem even colder. And the drop in temperatures will be even more grim […]

Endorse this deal? It offers nothing to the UK in terms of opportunity

Endorse this deal? It offers nothing to the UK in terms of opportunity

Endorse this deal? It offers nothing to the UK in terms of opportunity  Telegraph.co.uk Full coverage Source link

Bug grub: Sainsbury's to stock edible insects on shelves in a UK first

Bug grub: Sainsbury's to stock edible insects on shelves in a UK first

Barbecued bugs are are going on the shelves of British supermarkets as Sainsbury’s becomes the first big UK grocer to stock edible insects. The retailer will start selling roasted crickets – described as “crunchy in texture with a rich smoky flavour” – in 250 of its stores from Monday, capitalising on the growing prominence of […]

BBC UK weather forecast: Thick cloud to cover Britain before MASSIVE drop in temperatures

BBC UK weather forecast: Thick cloud to cover Britain before MASSIVE drop in temperatures

Most Britons will wake up to murky conditions today, as a lot of low cloud and fog looms over the UK. In Northern Ireland, England and Wales grey skies are going to be a prominent fixture this morning, whereas northern and southern Scotland could be treated to some sunshine. Weather reporter Matt Terry told BBC […]

May faces letters of no confidence as ministers resign

May faces letters of no confidence as ministers resign

Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg, leader of the hardline pro-Brexit European Research Group, has requested a vote of no-confidence in British Prime Minister Theresa May. The ERG leader handed in a letter to the party’s parliamentary group in the House of Commons after a raucous session of parliament in which Mrs May sought to defend her […]

Brexit Live Updates: UK Cabinet Approves Draft Deal

Brexit Live Updates: UK Cabinet Approves Draft Deal

• A key sticking point is the Irish border. Negotiators are trying to find a way to allow people and goods to pass through without the imposition of border controls. Photo Prime Minister Theresa May leaving her office on Wednesday. The cabinet meeting could make or break her political career. Credit Andy Rain/EPA, via Shutterstock […]

Tiny, fairy-like buildings popping up in UK

Tiny, fairy-like buildings popping up in UK

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