TV and radio presenter Roman Kemp will host ITV's 90-minute Christmas extravaganza 'Britain Get Singing'.
The headland of a Pembrokeshire beach that looks like a dragon has inspired a teacher to write a book about a friendly fire-breather called Dewi.
Washington will operate "undaunted and unafraid" throughout Asia, including the Taiwan Strait, US Vice President Kamala Harris said Wednesday as she addressed American troops in Japan.
Verstappen is on the verge of claiming his second world title at the Singapore Grand Prix this weekend
It’s not only real footballers who can cost eye-watering sums of money. If your kids play FIFA 23, they could end up spending hundreds of pounds for virtual players, to compete with their mates
A union that rejected its deal with the nation’s freight railroads earlier this month now has a new tentative agreement
The Bank of England intervened to try to bring surging yields in government bonds – known as gilts – under control as they spiralled higher.
Households have been urged to submit electricity meter readings to power providers before the energy cap rise on Saturday. Submitting up-to-date readings before then will prevent companies from estimating electricity use and charging the higher rate for energy used before the price is increased, energy experts have said. Ofgem, the energy regulator, said it would raise the energy cap to £3,549 from 1 October, but the government intervened with the energy price guarantee, which capped a typical household's bill at £2,500.
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French former president Nicolas Sarkozy was among the foreign dignitaries who paid tribute to assassinated former prime minister Shinzo Abe at a state funeral on Tuesday.
LONDON (Reuters) -Britain's Pensions Regulator is monitoring financial markets closely for their impact on the funding of defined benefit, or final salary, pension schemes, a spokesperson said on Wednesday. Pensions schemes have been heavily selling gilts in recent days after market falls caused by UK tax cut concerns triggered calls for collateral payments on the schemes' gilt derivatives positions, analysts and pensions advisers said. The Bank of England said on Wednesday it would buy as many long-dated government bonds as needed between now and Oct. 14 to stabilise financial markets, after a slump in British gilt prices since the government's fiscal statement on Friday.
Business leaders ignore questions from reporters after they depart the Treasury where they met with Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng this morning following a slump in the pound's value.
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All four of the occupied areas of Ukraine have voted to join Russia after referendums in the republics and regions, pro-Moscow officials have said. British Foreign Secretary James Cleverly is one of the many western politicians who earlier described the votes in the self-declared republics of Luhansk and Donetsk and the regions of Kherson and Zaporizhzhia as "sham" referendums. It comes after Russia-installed election officials said 93% of the ballots cast in the Zaporizhzhia region were in support of annexation, as were 87% of ballots in the southern Kherson region, 98% in Luhansk and 99% in Donetsk.
The judge remanded both teenagers to youth detention accommodation.
Two more of the biggest mortgage providers have suspended mortgage deals as the Bank of England signalled it would raise interest rates to rein in inflation after the chancellor's mini-budget. Santander and HSBC withdrew mortgage products on Tuesday as the Bank's chief economist indicated it would hike interest rates to new highs in November and the cost of UK government borrowing rose.
Chilean police are investigating the disappearance of a prominent British astrophysicist who went missing from the facilities of one of the world’s most powerful telescopes, allegedly after falling out with a PhD student.
The moment a NASA spacecraft crashed into an asteroid at hypersonic speed was captured by observatories back on Earth. Pictures from telescopes show the galactic collision playing out seven million miles away. It will take months to find out if the experiment work, as observatories on Earth track Dimorphos and its larger parent asteroid as they circle their sun.
A MUCH-ANTICIPATED entertainment and gaming venue has opened in the St Enoch Centre.
A trial is underway in the federal government's lawsuit aiming to kill a partnership between American Airlines and JetBlue Airways in the Northeast