Category : England

UK NEWS / England - 6 hours ago

Elton John hit by 'potentially deadly' infection

Sir Elton John has been forced to cancel a series of live shows after spending time in intensive care. The singer was struck down with a "potentially deadly" bacterial infection that forced him to spend two nights being supported by specialist hospi...

UK NEWS / England - 6 hours ago

Theresa May's campaign targets majority in Wales

Theresa May is taking her General Election campaign to Wales with a warning that an anti-Tory coalition would damage the UK's Brexit negotiations. The Prime Minister's visit comes after an opinion poll suggested the Conservatives could win a majorit...

UK NEWS / England - 7 hours ago

Campaigners call for digital cannabis market

The UK should have a legal, digital-only cannabis market, according to a new report. The regulated market would limit access to anyone younger than 21, with checks similar to buying alcohol online. The report, from pro-drug legalisation think tank V...

UK NEWS / England - 9 hours ago

Plastic waste on beaches underestimated by 80%

The amount of ocean plastic washing up on beaches around the world could be underestimated by up to 80%, according to new research being carried out in Australia. Dr Jennifer Lavers, from the Institute of Marine and Antarctic Studies at the Universi...

UK NEWS / England - 10 hours ago

Children's holiday hunger a 'major social evil'

Allowing British children to go hungry in the school holidays is a "major social evil" that needs urgent Government action, a group of MPs has concluded. In a report laying bare the "horror of hunger" the MPs estimated three million children in the...

UK NEWS / England - 10 hours ago

Newcastle back in Premier League

Ayoze Perez scored twice as Newcastle confirmed a top-two finish in the ChampionshipNewcastle United secured an immediate return to the Premier League with a convincing home victory over Preston.Christian Atsu put the Magpies 2-1 up...