British consumer morale has sunk back to depths hit just after last year's Brexit vote and worse may be to come as households' view of the broader economic situation dropped to a four-year low, according to a survey on Friday. Market research firm GfK's consumer confidence index fell to
The owner of a £260,000 Ferrari has walked away with just cuts and bruises after totalling the car just an hour after picking it up.
The veteran senator, recently diagnosed with brain cancer, returned to Washington for the controversial vote.
Philip Hammond has confirmed that, after Brexit, free movement will probably end in name only until 2022. Britain’s relationship with the EU may look similar to its current one for up to three years after Brexit, with free movement, access to the single market and an inability to strike trade deals
Channel 4 has announced its winter sports TV contest The Jump will be taking a break in 2018. The perilous reality show finished its fourth season in March, with 34 contestants left injured since it started in 2014. Each season has a different team of celebrities trying several winter sports like bobsleigh
Wine was considered particularly beneficial, probably because its chemical compounds can improve blood sugar balance. Regularly drinking a moderate amount of certain alcoholic drinks could reduce a person’s chances of developing diabetes, according to a study. Consuming alcohol three or four days a
Hundreds of tower blocks across England have fire safety flaws including broken fire doors and holes, new figures show in the wake of the Grenfell disaster. Fire risk assessments (FRAs) at 436 social housing blocks revealed 268 had damaged fire doors, 109 had holes in the walls of service rooms, 44
Tributes have been paid to a "hugely respected and well-liked" British scuba diver who died off the US coast. Steven Slater had been exploring the Andrea Doria ocean liner that sank about 60 miles from Nantucket, Massachusetts in 1956. Mr Slater, from Gateshead, was taking part in a group
US Senator John McCain has shocked his colleagues in Capitol Hill by voting against the Obamacare repeal bill and contributing to its defeat.
Cladding and insulation used on sixty high-rise residential buildings across Britain has failed a new fire safety test.
Around 50 people have been injured, five of them seriously, in a train crash in Barcelona, emergency services have reported.
Council leaders say the Government is dragging its heels over a promise to replace billions of pounds of European funding after Brexit. Some €10.5bn of European Union structural and investment funds have been allocated to local authorities for spending between 2014 and 2020 on a wide range of projects
Theresa May is facing a fresh Brexit challenge amid reports that Dublin wants the Irish Sea to be the country’s border with the UK.
The Scotland Yard investigation into the Grenfell fire disaster has said there are “reasonable grounds” to suspect the council and the organisation that managed the tower block of corporate manslaughter. The two organisations under suspicion are Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and the Kensington
A driver has narrowly escaped after catastrophically crashing his £200,000 Ferrari - just an hour after he bought the luxury motor. The Ferrari 430 Scuderia spun off the M1 near junction 37 in South Yorkshire and flew into the air, before bursting into flames and ending in a twisted wreck 50 metres
Police investigating the Grenfell Tower fire say there are grounds to suspect corporate manslaughter may have been committed. In a letter to residents affected by the disaster, the Metropolitan Police said both Kensington and Chelsea Council and the Kensington and Chelsea Tenant Management Organisation
The Tories are stepping up their campaign to discredit Jeremy Corbyn's pre-election pledge to "deal with" student debt. The Conservatives have written to shadow chancellor John McDonnell, challenging him to reveal what spending plans Labour would axe to pay for it. Since the election
Charlie Gard's parents say their "final wish" has been denied by Great Ormond Street Hospital, after a judge ordered their child's transfer to a hospice. Connie Yates and Chris Gard tried to secure their son several days of life support treatment in a hospice - but the move was opposed
A man armed with a crossbow and knife has been tasered by police in Manchester city centre. A 30-year-old was arrested on suspicion of carrying offensive weapons and taken to hospital after suffering injuries to his hand. A police cordon was put in place around a bag the man was carrying.
A 15-year-old girl who flagged down a car for help after she was raped in Birmingham was raped again by the driver who pulled over. A double manhunt is now under way to find the attackers, both described as Asian men in their early 20s. Police said the first attack happened this week in an isolated
Councils have said they will need billions of pounds in extra funding from the Treasury after Brexit to replace the money lost from EU regeneration funds. The Local Government Association called for more certainty from ministers to guarantee that regeneration projects will not lose out when the UK leaves
TOKYO (Reuters) - Shares in Japanese auto parts maker Denso Corp jumped 4 percent on Friday after the company announced stronger-than-expected quarterly results and raised its full-year outlook. Denso said it now expects an operating profit of 353 billion yen ($3.18 billion) in the full year through
The UK met the new White House communications director properly on Wednesday, when he gave a free-wheeling interview to the BBC’s Newsnight.
By Lesley Wroughton WASHINGTON (Reuters) - British Transport Secretary Chris Grayling said on Thursday he had met with Trump administration officials and U.S. airlines to reassure them that air traffic would not be disrupted as Britain leaves the European Union in 2019. In an interview, Grayling said