September 15, 2019

Ellie Goulding marries art dealer fiance Caspar Jopling in star-studded ceremony | UK News

A star-studded guest list featuring pop icons and royals alike gathered for Ellie Goulding’s wedding ceremony in York. The Starry Eyed singer, 32, married her art dealer fiance Caspar Jopling in the Gothic splendour of York Minster. The chart-topper wore a traditional wedding gown with a veil and train, which was carried by her bridesmaids. […]

World’s oldest scuba diver Ray Woolley breaks own record aged 96 | World News

A British veteran of the Second World War, who is the world’s oldest scuba diver, has broken his own record with a dive off Cyprus. Great-grandfather Ray Woolley, who has been diving for 59 years, celebrated his 96th birthday by exploring a shipwreck site for 48 minutes at a depth of 42.4m (139ft). Mr Woolley, […]

Lindsay Birbeck cemetery murder: Teen boy charged with killing mother-of-two | UK News

A 16-year-old boy has been charged with the murder of a mother-of-two whose body was found in a cemetery last Saturday. Teaching assistant Lindsay Birbeck had gone missing from her home in Huncoat, Lancashire on 12 August. Her disappearance prompted wide-ranging searches by hundreds of members of the community. Image: A murder investigation was launched […]

‘Shame on you’ – thousands of protesters tell Boris Johnson to stop ‘coup’ | Politics News

Thousands of people in cities across the UK have taken part in protests against Boris Johnson’s plans to suspend parliament. Demonstrators outside Downing Street shouted “shame on you” in chants aimed towards the prime minister as streets around government buildings in Westminster were brought to a standstill. Image: Activists said they were ‘defending democracy’ A […]

Portuguese Brexit woman: Being hit and nearly run over made me risk arrest to protest Brexit | UK News

Ana Telma Rocha became an instant social media sensation when she interrupted a Sky News reporter covering protests against the suspension of parliament to express how she felt about Brexit. Here, she explains what compelled her to hijack an interview. I arrived in London in 1999, to pursue my dream of becoming an actress. I […]

Call for more powers to stop ‘lorry havoc’ caused by sat-nav use | UK News

By Tania Snuggs, news reporter Councils want more powers to tackle rogue drivers causing “lorry mayhem” in towns and villages by crashing into bridges after often being taken there by a sat nav. The Local Government Association (LGA) also highlighted a number of incidents where HGV vehicles have blocked streets and got stuck in hamlets […]

Harry Baker: Two men appear in court charged with teen’s murder | UK News

By David Chipakupaku, news reporter Two men from Barry have appeared in court in Cardiff charged with the murder of teenager Harry Baker. Peter McCarthy, 36, and Ryan Palmer, 33, appeared at Cardiff Magistrates’ Court on Saturday morning. The pair were not granted bail and will appear at Cardiff Crown Court on Monday. The body […]

Sir Paul McCartney reveals his grandson was mugged at knifepoint | UK News

By Tania Snuggs, news reporter Sir Paul McCartney has revealed that one of his grandchildren was recently mugged at knifepoint. The suspects took his mobile phone, according to the former Beatle, who says the robbery happened in London. He told The Times that his grandson felt like a “coward” afterwards – and said he regretted […]

Prince Andrew back on royal duty in Dartmouth as Epstein questions continue | UK News

By Chris Robertson, news reporter Prince Andrew has attended an event in Devon, where he was seen smiling and relaxed, despite the ongoing Epstein scandal. The Duke of York is currently facing accusations of having sex with Virginia Roberts Giuffre when she was 17 as part of the investigations into disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein. Prince […]