Category : England

UK NEWS / England - 23 hours ago

Strawberry costs may 'soar up to 50%'

The cost of one of Britain's most popular fruits may "soar" by up to 50% if Brexit restricts EU seasonal workers from picking, according to an industry body. A report for British Summer Fruits says around 95% of the 29,000 people needed for cultivat...

UK NEWS / England - 23 hours ago

Grenfell fire inquiry 'must not fail victims'

The union representing firefighters who tackled the Grenfell Tower disaster has told Sky News it has "major concerns" over fire safety building regulations in England. The Fire Brigades Union (FBU) is sending a letter to MPs today insisting the unio...

UK NEWS / England - 1 day ago

Council chief quits over response to Grenfell fire

The chief executive of Kensington and Chelsea council has quit following criticism of its response to the Grenfell Tower fire tragedy. In a statement, Nicholas Holgate said: "Serving the families so desperately affected by the heart-breaking tragedy...

UK NEWS / England - 1 day ago

Council boss quits over Grenfell fire response

The chief executive of Kensington and Chelsea council has resigned following criticism of its response to the Grenfell Tower fire tragedy. In a statement, Nicholas Holgate said: "Serving the families so desperately affected by the heartbreaking trag...