Category : England

UK NEWS / England - 1 day ago

South Western passengers to see 'improvements'

The winner of the race to operate the South Western rail franchise has promised a series of improvements amid a row over the involvement of a foreign firm. First MTR - a combination of First Group and the Hong Kong operator of the looming Crossrail...

UK NEWS / England - 1 day ago

May vows to 'build a more united nation'

Theresa May will vow to "build a more united nation" outside the European Union in a speech before she meets Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. The Prime Minister is travelling to Scotland a day before Holyrood is expected to back Ms Sturgeo...

UK NEWS / England - 1 day ago

May: There's no limit to what the Union can do

Theresa May has vowed to "build a more united nation" outside the European Union in a speech before she meets Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon. The Prime Minister is in Scotland a day before Holyrood is expected to back Ms Sturgeon's call f...

UK NEWS / England - 1 day ago

PM hails 'unstoppable' UK as she meets Sturgeon

Theresa May has hailed the UK as an "unstoppable force" without limits as Nicola Sturgeon continues to pressure her for a second Scottish independence vote by spring 2019. The Prime Minister made her comments in a speech before meeting the First Min...

UK NEWS / England - 1 day ago

BT fined record £42m for delayed installations

The telecoms regulator has imposed a record £42m fine on BT for "serious failings" at its Openreach division, with the telecoms firm also facing a £300m compensation bill. Ofcom said Openreach, which is responsible for the UK's broadband network, br...

UK NEWS / England - 1 day ago

Treatment for endometriosis 'unacceptable'

Women with endometriosis are not getting diagnosed quickly enough and treatment is "unacceptable", say MPs. The condition affects one in 10 women and can cause chronic pain, heavy periods, painful sex and depression. More than 2,600 women spoke to...

UK NEWS / England - 1 day ago

Terror fears hit London attractions in 2016

Some of London's most popular tourist attractions saw visitor numbers plummet in 2016 amid fears the city "might be next" for a terror attack, according to industry experts. Figures from the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA) show tha...

UK NEWS / England - 1 day ago

Westminster terror attack: Fresh arrest made

Two men remain in custody over the Westminster attack as messaging services such as WhatsApp come under pressure to allow security services to eavesdrop on messages when a warrant is issued. A 30-year-old man, arrested in Birmingham on Sunday evenin...

UK NEWS / England - 1 day ago

Hunt for two men after girl dies in hit-and-run

A four-year-old girl has died following a hit-and-run in St Helens. Violet-Grace Youens was walking on Prescot Road with her grandmother, Angela French, when they were struck by a stolen Ford Fiesta on Friday afternoon. CCTV shows two men fleeing th...

UK NEWS / England - 1 day ago

Man arrested after girl dies in hit-and-run

A man has been arrested in connection with a hit and run in which a four-year-old girl died. Violet-Grace Youens was walking on Prescot Road in St Helens with her grandmother, Angela French, when they were struck by a stolen Ford Fiesta on Friday af...