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All UK horse racing cancelled until Wednesday after equine flu outbreak – Sky News

All UK horse racing cancelled until Wednesday after equine flu outbreak – Sky News

All horse racing across the UK has been cancelled until next Wednesday “at the earliest” due to an outbreak of equine flu. The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) made the call on Thursday afternoon after halting Wednesday racing when three vaccinated horses in an active racing yard tested positive for the disease. Donald McCain has confirmed […]

Two men die after fall on Highlands mountain – The Guardian

Two men die after fall on Highlands mountain – The Guardian

Two men have died after falling on a mountain in the Highlands. Concerns had been raised regarding two men in difficulty on Ben Hope in Sutherland on Tuesday at about 3.45pm. A search operation was launched involving the Assynt mountain rescue team and a coastguard helicopter. The helicopter crew discovered the bodies on the north-west […]

RAF Tornado jets make final return to RAF Marham – BBC News

RAF Tornado jets make final return to RAF Marham – BBC News

The RAF’s Tornado jets have returned to the UK for the last time in preparation for retirement after nearly 40 years in service. Eight Tornados, which were based in Cyprus and used in the fight against the Islamic State group, have now landed at RAF Marham in Norfolk. The first five jets made the five-hour […]

'Xanax' linked to more than 200 deaths – BBC News

'Xanax' linked to more than 200 deaths – BBC News

Image copyright Family photo Image caption Kyle Remzi, a computer science student at Essex University, died aged 20 after an overdose in 2017 At least 204 deaths have been linked to the misuse of anxiety drug Xanax in the UK since 2015, figures seen by the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire programme reveal. Of these, there were […]

Picturehouse Takes U.K. Rights to Sundance Title ‘The Last Tree’ (EXCLUSIVE) – Variety

Picturehouse Takes U.K. Rights to Sundance Title ‘The Last Tree’ (EXCLUSIVE) – Variety

Picturehouse Entertainment has picked up U.K. rights to Shola Amoo’s Sundance coming-of-age movie “The Last Tree” from Great Point Media. The deal was negotiated by Picturehouse’s acquisitions manager, Paul Ridd, and Great Point’s head of sales, Nada Cirjanic, at Sundance, where the well-received film opened the World Dramatic Competition. Amoo’s (“Dear Mr. Shakespeare”) movie is semi-autobiographical and follows a […]

ICE arrests rapper 21 Savage, says he's actually from UK – WSB Atlanta

ICE arrests rapper 21 Savage, says he's actually from UK – WSB Atlanta

0 ICE arrests rapper 21 Savage, says he’s actually from UK ATLANTA – Rapper 21 Savage, who claims to be from Atlanta’s Zone 6, has been arrested by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Channel 2 investigative reporter Mark Winne has learned ICE arrested 21 Savage in Atlanta Sunday. ICE spokesman Bryan Cox: “U.S. […]

BREXIT BOMBSHELL: Brussels WILL CAVE in to UK on THIS date with 'substantial concession' – Express.co.uk

BREXIT BOMBSHELL: Brussels WILL CAVE in to UK on THIS date with 'substantial concession' – Express.co.uk

With EU elections looming, any counter-offer would have to be substantial enough to avoid any more “back and forth”, allowing members states to focus on their number one concern: immigration. The favourite option today is to support a recent Polish compromise of placing a time limit – possibly five years – on the Irish backstop, […]

Anti-Semitism: Wales tops UK Google searches, report says – BBC News

Anti-Semitism: Wales tops UK Google searches, report says – BBC News

Image caption The report said someone who searched for “Jew jokes” was 100 times more likely to also search for racist jokes about black people Wales has the highest proportion of anti-Semitic Google searches in the UK, a report has said. Analysis for the Community Security Trust (CST) included search terms such as “Jews evil, […]

UK travel news – LIVE: Snow and ice cause road closures and flight cancellations across Britain – The Independent

UK travel news – LIVE: Snow and ice cause road closures and flight cancellations across Britain – The Independent

UK travel news – LIVE: Snow and ice cause road closures and flight cancellations across Britain  The Independent Bitterly cold temperatures are sweeping the UK, alongside heavy snowfall, ice and freezing fog, particularly in western England. Yellow warnings for snow and … Source link

UK weather – live updates: Met Office issues 'danger to life' snow warning as freezing temperatures forecast to intensify – The Independent

UK weather – live updates: Met Office issues 'danger to life' snow warning as freezing temperatures forecast to intensify – The Independent

There is an amber weather warning for snow out with ‘risk to life’ until 9pm this evening in many parts of the UK.   The public has been urged to only travel if absolutely necessary.   A Met Office spokesman told The Independent the danger to life could arise when people start out on journeys but become […]