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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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BBC UK weather forecast: Wintry GUSTS to ravage the nation as blustery showers hit

BBC UK weather forecast: Wintry GUSTS to ravage the nation as blustery showers hit

Tuesday is predicted to be a breezy day and it is likely the winds will remain quite gusty for many western coasts. There is also some thick cloud developing across Northern Ireland and western Scotland later in the day. For now, a few places in the UK will battle downpours, but they are expected to […]

Alarm over talks to implant UK employees with microchips

Alarm over talks to implant UK employees with microchips

Britain’s biggest employer organisation and main trade union body have sounded the alarm over the prospect of British companies implanting staff with microchips to improve security. UK firm BioTeq, which offers the implants to businesses and individuals, has already fitted 150 implants in the UK. The tiny chips, implanted in the flesh between the thumb […]

The Snell Watch: Tracking Benny Snell's pursuit of UK's all-time rushing record

The Snell Watch: Tracking Benny Snell's pursuit of UK's all-time rushing record

Kentucky Wildcats junior running back Benny Snell entered the 2018 season needing to rush for 1,412 yards to pass Sonny Collins (3,835 yards from 1972-75) as UK’s all-time leading rusher. Over a 12-game schedule, Snell entered the season needing to average 117.7 yards a game to break the record. If UK advances to a bowl […]

UK weather forecast: 'Storm Deirdre' to RAVAGE Britain as TORRENTIAL rain floods homes

UK weather forecast: 'Storm Deirdre' to RAVAGE Britain as TORRENTIAL rain floods homes

A devastating weather system, although unofficially named, is currently hurtling across the Atlantic and is threatening to become the fourth storm of the season. Gale force winds and torrential rain forced train line closures, drowned homes in water and cut off power for thousands of homeowners yesterday. Parts of Pembrokeshire in Wales are already submerged […]

UK honours sole Indian aviator who survived World War I

UK honours sole Indian aviator who survived World War I

LONDON: The UK government on Thursday announced plans for a series of statues to go up at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) here to honour the sacrifices made by over 3 million Commonwealth soldiers, sailors, airmen and labour corps who served in World War I, including from India. The campaign, part of an initiative […]

University of Kentucky says no threat to campus after student arrested

University of Kentucky says no threat to campus after student arrested

Haily Duvall, 19(Photo: Fayette County Detention Center) The University of Kentucky says campus police and FBI officials arrested a student early Thursday morning in connection with threats made to a campus building. Haily Loriane Duvall, 19, has been charged with second-degree terroristic threatening and falsely reporting an incident, according to online records.   Duvall is a sophomore from Glasgow, […]

Toshiba set to liquidate UK nuclear arm NuGen

Toshiba set to liquidate UK nuclear arm NuGen

Toshiba is set to liquidate UK nuclear arm NuGen, according to people familiar with the company, dealing a hammer blow to plans to build a new plant at Moorside in Cumbria. The Japanese conglomerate, whose board is meeting on Thursday, is almost certain to take the decision to wind up NuGen after all avenues to […]

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