September 15, 2019

Extinction Rebellion started after ‘psychedelic’ drug trip, co-founder says | UK News

One of the co-founders of an environmental pressure group which paralysed London in April says she was inspired by psychedelic drugs. Gail Bradbrook, who was one of the original members of the Extinction Rebellion group, told a BBC documentary she took “psychedelic medicines” and went to pray, while on a retreat. She told the Inside […]

It could be you: Lotto winner has just one day to claim £1m prize | UK News

A lottery ticket-holder who won £1m in March has just one day left to claim their Lotto prize. The player, who purchased the ticket in the East Riding of Yorkshire, matched five balls and the bonus ball in the draw. Winners have 180 days to claim their prize, with the 2 September being the deadline […]

EU’s Michel Barnier ‘not optimistic’ about avoiding no-deal Brexit | UK News

By Lucia Binding, news reporter The European Union’s top Brexit negotiator has said he is not optimistic about avoiding a no-deal scenario as he cannot meet Britain’s demands to scrap the Irish backstop. Michel Barnier declared that the so-called backstop had to stay to protect the integrity of the EU’s single market while ensuring an […]

Teenager arrested after man ‘fatally stabbed during fight after three-car crash’ | UK News

A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of murder after police were called to reports of a collision involving three vehicles and a fight which took place afterwards. Officers found the victim, in his 20s, with alleged stab wounds in Gammons Lane, Watford, just before 3am on Saturday. He was taken to hospital where he […]

‘Left behind communities will only fall further without proper funding,’ study says | UK News

The Brookside estate near Telford is quiet today. In its centre there’s a community hub, a hairdresser/tanning salon, a chip shop and a convenience store. And not much else. As one teenager tells me: “There’s nothing to do here but play football and smoke weed.” This is one of more than 200 areas identified in […]