UK News

  • Clarkson final scenes to be aired
    Clarkson final scenes to be aired Press Association - 1 hour 2 minutes ago

    Jeremy Clarkson's final scenes in Top Gear will be screened later this year, according to the boss of BBC2. … More »

  • Primary children fail fitness tests
    Primary children fail fitness tests Press Association - 1 hour 10 minutes ago

    Two-thirds of primary school-age children are falling below the recommended levels of fitness for their age group, research has warned. … More »

  • UK Trader Faces US 'Flash Crash' Fraud Case
    UK Trader Faces US 'Flash Crash' Fraud Case Sky News - 1 hour 22 minutes ago

    A futures trader has been arrested in the UK in connection with the so-called Flash Crash five years ago, the US Department of Justice has said. Navinder Singh Sarao, 37, of Hounslow, west London, … More »

  • Son held under Mental Health Act
    Son held under Mental Health Act Press Association - 1 hour 51 minutes ago

    The 26-year-old man arrested in connection with the murders of his mother and sister has been detained under the Mental Health Act. … More »

  • UK trader held over US shares crash
    UK trader held over US shares crash Press Association - 1 hour 51 minutes ago

    A futures trader was arrested in Britain today in connection with the "Flash Crash" in the United States five years ago when the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 600 points in five minutes. … More »

  • Boris Slams 'Namby Pamby' Campaign Complaints
    Boris Slams 'Namby Pamby' Campaign Complaints Sky News - 1 hour 51 minutes ago

    Boris Johnson has refused to apologise about negative campaigning by the Conservative party, saying that people should stop being so "namby pamby" about political attacks. On a day that the Mayor of … More »

  • Radcliffe stars in Grand Theft show
    Radcliffe stars in Grand Theft show Press Association - 1 hour 53 minutes ago

    Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe is to star in a new drama about hit computer game Grand Theft Auto. … More »

  • Man Must Pay £460,000 Over Amazon DVD Fraud
    Man Must Pay £460,000 Over Amazon DVD Fraud Sky News - 2 hours 50 minutes ago

    A 37-year-old man convicted of a counterfeit DVD scam on Amazon must repay hundreds of thousands of pounds. Nigel Bennetto, who has been sentenced to an 18-month suspended prison sentence after … More »

  • Hacking Probe: Piers Morgan Questioned Again
    Hacking Probe: Piers Morgan Questioned Again Sky News - 3 hours ago

    Scotland Yard detectives have questioned former Daily Mirror editor Piers Morgan for a second time in connection with claims of phone hacking. Mr Morgan was previously interviewed under caution in … More »

  • Nurse 'intended to cause havoc'
    Nurse 'intended to cause havoc' Press Association - 3 hours ago

    A "caring, unassuming and conscientious" hospital nurse took out his frustrations by poisoning and murdering patients, a court has heard. … More »

  • Supermarkets Face Super-Complaint On Pricing
    Supermarkets Face Super-Complaint On Pricing Sky News - 3 hours ago

    The pricing tactics employed by the country's supermarket chains may face a competition inquiry after Which? The consumer group accused firms of ripping off shoppers with misleading and confusing … More »

  • Piers Morgan quizzed over hacking
    Piers Morgan quizzed over hacking Press Association - 3 hours ago

    Former Daily Mirror editor Piers Morgan has been questioned by Scotland Yard detectives in connection with claims of phone hacking. … More »

  • Migrant Drownings Branded 'A Stain On Europe'
    Migrant Drownings Branded 'A Stain On Europe' Sky News - 3 hours ago

    Ed Miliband has criticised European leaders over their planned response to the crisis of migrants drowning in the Mediterranean. As Prime Minister David Cameron prepares for Thursday's EU Summit in … More »

  • Nick Clegg's Wife Reveals Secret Food Blog
    Nick Clegg's Wife Reveals Secret Food Blog Sky News - 4 hours ago

    Nick Clegg's wife has been writing an anonymous food blog for the last three years without telling Lib Dem party officials. Miriam Gonzalez Durantez revealed she and her three sons regularly upload … More »

  • Price must pay over privacy action
    Price must pay over privacy action Press Association - 4 hours ago

    Katie Price must pay £200,000 into court to continue her privacy claim for misuse of confidential information against ex-husband Peter Andre and former manager Claire Powell. … More »

  • Child loses alcohol damage case
    Child loses alcohol damage case Press Association - 4 hours ago

    A child born with serious, alcohol-related problems after her mother drank excessively whilst pregnant has been refused permission to take her battle for compensation to the Supreme Court. … More »

  • Jamelia slammed over sizes comment
    Jamelia slammed over sizes comment Press Association - 4 hours ago

    Loose Women panellist Jamelia has sparked controversy after saying that shops should not stock clothes for bigger women. … More »

  • Fiscal freedom for Scotland would mean spending cuts, tax rises - think-tan …
    Fiscal freedom for Scotland would mean spending cuts, tax rises - think-tan … Reuters - 4 hours ago

    Scotland would have to make "substantial" spending cuts or increase taxes if the Scottish National Party (SNP) gained full control of the country's finances after next month's general election, the … More »

  • Prince Charles And Camilla To Visit Ireland
    Prince Charles And Camilla To Visit Ireland Sky News - 4 hours ago

    The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall are set to make their first official joint visit to Ireland next month. The royal couple will spend four days in Ireland between 19 and 22 May, and will … More »

  • Fans wonder Who lurks in the box
    Fans wonder Who lurks in the box Press Association - 4 hours ago

    Doctor Who fans will be wondering what lurks within, after a mysterious picture of a monster from the new series was unveiled. … More »

  • Sienna Miller joins Cannes jury
    Sienna Miller joins Cannes jury Press Association - 4 hours ago

    Sienna Miller has been signed up to join the jury at this year's Cannes Film Festival to help decide which movie carries off the prestigious Palme d'Or. … More »

  • Two Jailed Over 'Ferocious' Murder Plot
    Two Jailed Over 'Ferocious' Murder Plot Sky News - 4 hours ago

    A 22-year-old man has been jailed for a minimum of 30 years for arranging the "contract killing" of a mother-of-five as she tended her horses in the New Forest. Supermarket worker Pennie Davis, 47, … More »

  • Britons sizzle as sunshine hits UK
    Britons sizzle as sunshine hits UK Press Association - 4 hours ago

    Britain sizzled in sunshine today as temperatures hit a high of 20C (68F) - making the country hotter than the popular party island of Ibiza. … More »

  • Call over 'antibiotic Armageddon'
    Call over 'antibiotic Armageddon' Press Association - 4 hours ago

    An "antibiotic Armageddon" could result in a superbug death toll of more than a million across Europe by 2025, experts have warned. … More »

  • Cox goes potty for new BBC show
    Cox goes potty for new BBC show Press Association - 4 hours ago

    DJ Sara Cox is to present a new show that hopes to do for pottery what The Great British Bake Off did for cakes. … More »

  • US, UK aim for Deutsche Bank Libor settlement on Thursday - sources
    US, UK aim for Deutsche Bank Libor settlement on Thursday - sources Reuters - 4 hours ago

    By Andreas Kröner FRANKFURT (Reuters) - U.S. and British officials are preparing to announce a settlement with Deutsche Bank AG as soon as Thursday, over allegations it tried to rig benchmark … More »

  • Nigella returns for new BBC 2 show
    Nigella returns for new BBC 2 show Press Association - 5 hours ago

    Nigella Lawson is coming back to British TV for the first time since the breakdown of her marriage and revelations about her private life in a controversial court case. … More »

  • Branson applauds UK anti-slavery law, urges firms to clean up supply chains
    Branson applauds UK anti-slavery law, urges firms to clean up supply chains Reuters - 5 hours ago

    Billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson has defended a new British law designed to stamp out modern day slavery against criticism that it does not do enough to tackle forced labour in supply chains. … More »

  • Twitter cracks down on online abuse
    Twitter cracks down on online abuse Press Association - 5 hours ago

    Twitter has announced an update to its policies to expand the site's powers to deal with abusive behaviour. … More »

  • 30,000 migrants 'may drown' in 2015
    30,000 migrants 'may drown' in 2015 Press Association - 5 hours ago

    As many as 30,000 migrants could be killed attempting to cross the Mediterranean this year unless the crisis is brought under control, analysts have warned. … More »