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Food scraps could be turned into environmentally friendly plastic packaging – GOV.UK

Food scraps could be turned into environmentally friendly plastic packaging – GOV.UK

UK to lead the world in development of sustainable packaging thanks to up to £60 million of new government funding, including food scraps potentially being transformed into environmentally-friendly plastic bags and cups smart labels on packaging could end confusion over what rubbish goes in which recycling bin and sustainable packaging with a living sell-by-date could […]

UK weather SNOW forecast: 12 DAYS of HEAVY SNOW this Christmas as -8C POLAR blast hits – Express.co.uk

UK weather SNOW forecast: 12 DAYS of HEAVY SNOW this Christmas as -8C POLAR blast hits – Express.co.uk

Non-stop winter downpours will leave parts of the country under a carpet of white through the end of December and beyond, forecasters warn. Some long-range outlooks predict Arctic misery holding out until spring as climatological elements conspire to keep Britain on ice. Cold weather this week could signal the start of what could be the […]

UK faces constitutional crisis over Brexit legal advice, Labour warns – BBC News

UK faces constitutional crisis over Brexit legal advice, Labour warns – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images The UK government has published an overview of the legal advice it received on Theresa May’s Brexit deal. Ministers are under pressure from all parties to publish the full advice, with Labour warning of a “constitutional crisis”. The PM says the advice is confidential, but some MPs think ministers do not […]

UK football player arrested for assault – WYMT News

UK football player arrested for assault – WYMT News

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WYMT) – Jail records show a University of Kentucky football player was arrested early Sunday for assault charges. The Fayette County Detention Center jail website states Zy’Aire Hughes was charged with 4th-degree assault. Records show Hughes was on Woodland Avenue in Lexington when police made the arrest. Hughes is a sophomore wide receiver […]

UK ‘lacks will‘ to tackle British-based people-smuggling ‘mafia’, French mayor claims – Daily Mail

UK ‘lacks will‘ to tackle British-based people-smuggling ‘mafia’, French mayor claims – Daily Mail

UK ‘lacks will’ to tackle British-based people-smuggling ‘mafia’, French mayor claims UK authorities ‘lack the political will to tackle’ people-smuggling mafia Mayor of Teteghem, Franck Dhersin said gangs are investing profit in the UK He said French coastguard services are receiving almost nightly calls to rescue migrants from inadequate, overcrowded boats  By Abul Taher for […]

Space Odyssey helps launch first 8K TV channel – BBC News

Space Odyssey helps launch first 8K TV channel – BBC News

Image copyright Warner Bros Image caption 2001: A Space Odyssey was released in 1968 Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey will help launch the world’s first super-high definition 8K television channel on Saturday. Japanese broadcaster NHK said it had asked Warner Bros to scan the original film negatives in 8K for its new channel. Super-high […]

UK house price growth moves off five-year low – business live – The Guardian

UK house price growth moves off five-year low – business live – The Guardian

UK house price growth moves off five-year low – business live  The Guardian Annual house price growth ticked up to 1.9% in November, after hitting a five year low of 1.6% in October, says Nationwide. Source link

UK Snooker Championships: Rocket Ronnie has Islander Luke in his pocket – Isle of Wight County Press

UK Snooker Championships: Rocket Ronnie has Islander Luke in his pocket – Isle of Wight County Press

ISLE of Wight amateur snooker player Luke Simmonds has been knocked out of the Betway UK Championships by arguably the greatest player ever to hold a cue, Ronnie O’Sullivan, this afternoon. Rocket Ronnie, the defending champion, beat the part-time factory worker 6-1 in the first round of this year’s competition, in York. In front of a […]

Disabled people cannot use over 40 per cent of UK railway stations, says charity – The Independent

Disabled people cannot use over 40 per cent of UK railway stations, says charity – The Independent

More than 40 per cent of UK stations are not accessible to physically disabled people, according to new research published today by disability charity Leonard Cheshire.  The study reveals that 50 per cent of stations in Scotland, 40 per cent of stations in England and 32 per cent of stations in Wales do not have full […]

Spending cuts breach UK's human rights obligations, says report – The Guardian

Spending cuts breach UK's human rights obligations, says report – The Guardian

Cuts to public services and benefits that disproportionately affect the least well-off, single parents and disabled people put the government in breach of its human rights obligations, a study for the UK equalities watchdog has found. Echoing the recent findings of the UN special rapporteur on extreme poverty, Philip Alston, the study concluded the scale […]