Latest News Headlines UK

Headlines
Coronavirus crisis: Leaked WHO files reveal ‘China DELAYED releasing valuable information’
NEW files from the World Health Organisation (WHO) has revealed China ‘delayed releasing important information' about the deadly coronavirus pandemic.
today 19:20
Jeremy Corbyn claims human rights body is Tory-stooge ahead of anti-semitism inquiry
JEREMY CORBYN has launched a scathing attack into the inquiry by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) into allegations anti-Semitism in the Labour Party under his leadership, questioning its impartiality and raging the body is "part of a Government machine".
today 19:20
Black and Asian people in England more likely to die from COVID-19, says public health report

LONDON (Reuters) - Black and Asian people in England are up to 50% more likely to die after being infected with COVID-19, an official study said on Tuesday, reinforcing previous reports which indicated ethnic minority groups were more at risk from the virus.

The report by Public Health

today 18:35
Almost nine million workers on furlough, latest Government figures reveal

The Government is picking up the wage bills of close to nine million furloughed workers, who are unable to do their jobs because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Around £17.5 billion has been claimed by more than one million firms who have sent their colleagues home as the country went into

today 18:23
Levison Wood reveals chilling moment Taliban 'AK-47 pointed straight at me'
LEVISON WOOD, veteran explorer, and star of Channel 4's 'Walking With Elephants', revealed the time he was ambushed by the Taliban in Afghanistan in 2008.
today 18:17
Gyms reopen: When will gyms reopen in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland?
GYMS closed at the beginning of the nationwide lockdown in March. So when will gyms be reopening in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland?
today 18:17
Brooklyn 99 streaming: Where can I watch all seasons of Brooklyn 99?
BROOKLYN 99 season 7 has come to an end for US fans. Where can you watch all seasons of Brooklyn 99?
today 17:15
Election POLL: Should England follow Wales and reduce the voting age to 16? VOTE HERE
WALES has now allowed people aged 16 and 17 to legally vote in its national and council elections. Do you think the UK should follow their lead and reduce the voting age to 16?
today 17:15
Princes Beatrice tribute: Sarah Ferguson's emotional message to Eugenie and Bea in full
SARAH FERGUSON has posted regular updates on social media throughout the coronavirus crisis. The mum-of-two-recently shared an emotional tribute to her two daughters Princess Eugenie and Princess Beatrice
today 15:08
Facebook friends can now hide posts from you, but here's how you can do the same
FACEBOOK has announced new tools designed to make it easier to hide old embarrassing statuses, posts and photos. So, next time you check a friend's profile - be aware that some of the most embarrassing parts are probably hidden from you.
today 15:08
London protest organiser says 'racist police brutality' more deadly than coronavirus in UK
AN 18-YEAR-OLD organiser of the London Black Lives Matter protests over the murder of George Floyd death has said "police brutality will kill us first" before the coronavirus.
today 15:08
Coronavirus daily briefing cancelled at weekends - No10 confirms major change
CORONAVIRUS press conferences from the government at the weekend are going to be scrapped because of low TV ratings.
today 15:08
Black and Asian people in England more likely to die from COVID-19, says public health report

LONDON (Reuters) - Black and Asian people in England are up to 50% more likely to die after being infected with COVID-19, an official study said on Tuesday, reinforcing previous reports which indicated ethnic minority groups were more at risk from the virus.

The report by Public Health

today 14:23
Peston's brutal summary of criticism on Hancock's COVID testing - 'D minus... try harder!'
ROBERT PESTON has brutally summarised an assessment by the UK's statistics watchdog of Matt Hancock's coronavirus testing figures as a "D minus".
today 14:05
China warning: MP reveals sick plot and warns tensions could spiral into 'conflict'
CHINA could spark global "conflict", MP Tobias Ellwood has warned, after it emerged Beijing were planning to use a coronavirus vaccine to leverage power.
today 14:05
Brexit fury: How Michel Barnier earned £72k more than David Davis – and UK paid
MICHEL BARNIER was earning £72,000 more than his then British counterpart, David Davis, in 2017, and UK taxpayers were picking up a tenth of his salary bill, unearthed reports reveal.
today 13:03
Nigel Farage lashes out at China over coronavirus - 'We need to get TOUGH!'
NIGEL FARAGE has warned the UK needs to take a tougher stance with China in response to the coronavirus crisis.
today 13:03
Sarah Ferguson Black Lives Matter tribute: Fergie first UK royal to honour George Floyd
SARAH FERGUSON has taken part in a Black Lives Matter campaign on social media making her the first member of the British Royal Family to honour George Floyd
today 13:03
'Often mistrusted': UK stats watchdog criticises COVID-19 test data

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s statistics watchdog chided the government on Tuesday for publishing data on coronavirus tests that it said were “far from complete and comprehensible”.

“The aim seems to be to show the largest possible number of tests, even at the

today 12:17
Alien dome found on the Moon and humans are ready to know - claim
ALIEN enthusiasts believe they have spotted an extraterrestrial base on the Moon, claiming that NASA is trying to cover up the evidence to protect humanity.
today 11:59
Lockdown sex ban: Can you have sex in lockdown? Piers Morgan slams 'RIDICULOUS' new rule
THE GOVERNMENT has implemented what Piers Morgan described as a 'sex ban' on Good Morning Britain today as part of its new lockdown rules.
today 11:59
'Far from complete': UK stats watchdog says of COVID-19 test data

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s statistics regulator chided the government on Tuesday for publishing data on coronavirus tests that it said were “far from complete and comprehensible”.

“The aim seems to be to show the largest possible number of tests, even at the

today 11:14
'My son believed I'd been shot dead'
Desmond Mombeyarara speaks out on being tasered by police in Stretford
today 11:05
Nicky Campbell stunned as caller shuts down his George Floyd claims in powerful R5 debate
BBC News host Nicky Campbell was stunned by a Radio 5 caller's response to his claims during a debate over George Floyd's death and the ongoing protests against police brutality in the US.
today 10:56
The jig's up! EU faces unexpected trade loss - expert reveals sign no deal Brexit incoming
PHIL Hogan, the Irish politician currently serving as European Commissioner for Trade, may bail out on Ursula von der Leyen in favour of the World Trade Organization (WTO) because he fears trade talks between the EU and the UK are "going nowhere", a former diplomat has said.
today 09:53
The hidden meaning behind Kate Middleton's dress - did you spot it?
KATE MIDDLETON dressed for the occasion as she appeared in a new video to thank Australia's frontline workers. The Duchess of Cambridge wore a yellow dress that she had previously worn in Sydney.
today 09:53
China's fearsome plot to 'leverage' COVID-19 vaccine to further world domination
CHINA may threaten the world by leveraging a coronavirus vaccine rollout to further its political dominance over western countries, warned Tory MP Tobias Ellwood.
today 09:53
New Sony Xperia 1 finally released this month - just don't look at the price
SONY'S all-new Xperia 1 II (pronounced "Mark 2", like Sony's best-selling range of cameras) will finally launch later this month, which is great news for fans of these phones ...until you see the price.
today 08:50
George Floyd riots: Donald Trump warned protest just beginning - 'No justice, no peace'
DONALD TRUMP has been warned protests over widespread violence towards African-Americans will continue despite the threat of intervention from the National Guard.
today 08:50
UK house prices fall by most since 2009 as COVID hits - Nationwide

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s house prices fell by the most in more than 11 years in May as the coronavirus crisis hammered the market, mortgage lender Nationwide said on Tuesday.

Nationwide said prices fell by 1.7% last month from April, the biggest monthly decline since February

today 08:05
Daily News
Combat 5G COVID-19 fake news, urges Europe

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union (EU) nations banking on 5G to boost economic growth are eager to tackle conspiracy theories linking the wireless technology to the spread of the novel coronavirus that have seen masts torched in several places.

According to telecoms lobbying groups ETNO

today 19:38
EuroMillions results: Winning National Lottery and Thunderball numbers for Tuesday June 2

Check our live blog below for tonight's winning National Lottery EuroMillions and Thunderball numbers

UK Euromillions players will be hoping for a repeat of Friday night's draw in tonight's game.

That is because one lucky UK ticket scooped Friday's main jackpot, worth

today 19:35
Calls to have speed limit lowered on 'fatal' road have 'fallen on deaf ears'

There are fears there could be more fatalities if safety improvements are not made

A Goole town councillor has claimed repeated calls to make an East Riding road where two cars crashed on Monday safer have "fallen on deaf ears".

Cllr Keith Moore said requests to reduce the

today 19:35
Calls to have speed limit lowered on 'fatal' road have 'fallen on deaf ears'

There are fears there could be more fatalities if safety improvements are not made

A Goole town councillor has claimed repeated calls to make an East Riding road where two cars crashed on Monday safer have "fallen on deaf ears".

Cllr Keith Moore said requests to reduce the

today 19:35
Rugby League news: Exiles game get backing, Hull KR hailed, Hull FC's Super League pioneers, John Bateman's NRL exit

All the news, rumours and opinion from the world of rugby league throughout the day

Hello and welcome along to today's live rugby league blog where we will have all the news and rumours all day long.

We're another day closer to restarting the Super League with a mid-August

today 19:35
No coronavirus deaths recorded in Hull in past 24 hours

The number of Covid-19 infections in the area remains high as figures show the north of England is now the epicentre

There have been no more coronavirus deaths recorded in Hull and East Yorkshire in the past 24 hours after a spike saw seven deaths recorded on Monday.

A total of 166

today 19:35
No coronavirus deaths recorded in Hull in past 24 hours

The number of Covid-19 infections in the area remains high as figures show the north of England is now the epicentre

There have been no more coronavirus deaths recorded in Hull and East Yorkshire in the past 24 hours after a spike saw seven deaths recorded on Monday.

A total of 166

today 19:35
Staff 'treated appallingly' as factory announces plans to close with 80 jobs at risk

Gardner Aerospace is planning to close its factory in Melton

More than 80 employees face redundancy after a major aerospace manufacturer announced plans to close its factory in Melton.

Staff working for Gardner Aerospace at the Gibson Lane site in Melton claim they have been treated

today 19:35
Chilean communists mark 30th anniversary of mass grave discovery

CHILEAN communists marked yesterday’s 30th anniversary of the discovery of a mass grave of leading comrades by sending a delegation to the village of Pisagua, where the bodies were found in 1990.

Pisagua was the site of a notorious concentration camp where leftists and political

today 19:29
Trump declares war on US as protests spread across the world

US PRESIDENT Donald Trump has declared war on his own citizens, threatening to send the country’s military onto the streets as the uprising spreads to more than 75 towns and cities.

In a phone conference today, a belligerent Mr Trump berated state governors for failing to deal with

today 19:29
Men’s football FA will use ‘common sense’ for any players that stands with black lives matter protesters

THE English Football Association has promised to take a “common-sense approach” to players involved in gestures or behaviour promoting the anti-discrimination message.

Under Law 4 Section 5, players are not supposed to have slogans, statements or images on their kit or other equipment

today 19:29
Editorial: The upheaval in the United States is shaking the world

THE greatest wave of protest to rock the United States since 1968 has prompted President Donald Trump to threaten his own people with the army.

Trump’s attitude from the start of marches demanding justice for George Floyd, murdered on camera by police, has been calculated to inflame

today 19:29
Turkish authorities clamp down on revolutionary concert amid snap election rumours

ISTANBUL authorities were accused today of being afraid of a music concert after a Grup Yorum performance due to be held in August was banned amid rumours of an imminent snap election.

The revolutionary musicians were due to perform in memory of bass player Ibrahim Gokcek and singer Helin

today 19:29
Mum's own experience with autistic son inspires venture to help firms make sites disability friendly

A business leader with a severely autistic son has set up a social enterprise to help companies tap into the £249 billion spending power of disabled people in the UK.

Davina Carey-Evans, who runs the Anglesey-based event and marketing company Sbarc, set up Piws (Welsh for purple) as a

today 19:26
Drunk driver killed man in crash then returned to pub Henderson told his partner he had "f***** up", opened two cans of lager, reported his car stolen then fell asleep on the sofa.
Henderson told his partner he had "f***** up", opened two cans of lager, reported his car stolen then fell asleep on the sofa.
today 19:20
What are the guidelines on using public transport to see friends and family?

Last week, the Government revealed some big changes in regards to lifting coronavirus lockdown measures.

Boris Johnson announced that, as part of the second stage of lifting measures, groups of up to six could meet in an outdoor space from Monday 1 June – as long as they remain two

today 19:20
Boris Johnson ‘told Italian PM he wanted herd immunity’, Dispatches reveals

Boris Johnson allegedly told the Italian prime minister that he was seeking a ‘herd immunity’ strategy in the UK.

He spoke to Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on March 13, according to Channel 4’s Dispatches.

Conte recounted the conversation to one of his health ministers

today 19:20
Veggie option added to McDonald’s lockdown menu after customers’ anger

McDonald’s has added two vegetarian options to its limited ‘lockdown’ menu after a backlash from veggie customers.

The company’s limited menu had originally only featured main course options with meat.

It said it would open restaurants for drive-thru and delivery by Thursday

today 19:20
Latest news from Great Britain
today 19:38 Combat 5G COVID-19 fake news, urges Europe
today 19:35 EuroMillions results: Winning National Lottery and Thunderball numbers for Tuesday June 2
today 19:35 Calls to have speed limit lowered on 'fatal' road have 'fallen on deaf ears'
today 19:35 Calls to have speed limit lowered on 'fatal' road have 'fallen on deaf ears'
today 19:35 Rugby League news: Exiles game get backing, Hull KR hailed, Hull FC's Super League pioneers, John Bateman's NRL exit
today 19:35 No coronavirus deaths recorded in Hull in past 24 hours
today 19:35 No coronavirus deaths recorded in Hull in past 24 hours
today 19:35 Staff 'treated appallingly' as factory announces plans to close with 80 jobs at risk
today 19:29 Chilean communists mark 30th anniversary of mass grave discovery
today 19:29 Trump declares war on US as protests spread across the world
today 19:29 Men’s football FA will use ‘common sense’ for any players that stands with black lives matter protesters
today 19:29 Editorial: The upheaval in the United States is shaking the world
today 19:29 Turkish authorities clamp down on revolutionary concert amid snap election rumours
today 19:26 Mum's own experience with autistic son inspires venture to help firms make sites disability friendly
today 19:20 Drunk driver killed man in crash then returned to pub Henderson told his partner he had "f***** up", opened two cans of lager, reported his car stolen then fell asleep on the sofa.
today 19:20 What are the guidelines on using public transport to see friends and family?
today 19:20 Boris Johnson ‘told Italian PM he wanted herd immunity’, Dispatches reveals
today 19:20 Veggie option added to McDonald’s lockdown menu after customers’ anger
today 19:20 Fears Dorset could go back into lockdown as day-trippers flock to beaches
today 19:20 Jeremy Clarkson wife: Why did Clarkson split from first wife? Real reason
today 19:20 Ben Fogle wife: The real reason Ben Fogle married his wife
today 19:20 PS Now June 2020 update as Sony releases new PlayStation Plus free games
today 19:20 Transfer news LIVE: Sancho to Man Utd EXCLUSIVE, Chelsea have Liverpool theory, Arsenal
today 19:20 Holidays 2020: Travel ban could be in place until the end of summer warns expert
today 19:20 Coronation Street: Who was Steve McDonald's first wife? Meet actress Chloe Newsome
today 19:20 Rishi Sunak considers National Insurance payment holiday to boost the economy
today 19:20 Domino's Pizza: How to reheat pizza perfectly without it going soggy
today 19:20 Met Office weather forecast: 28C heatwave to rapidly end as thunder downpours hit
today 19:20 Brexit stance from May's team shows why UK ‘walked over’ by EU -‘Thank goodness for Boris’
today 19:20 Queen Elizabeth II shocked Prince Charles after perfectly mimicking royal fan's accent
today 19:20 NCIS: Will Timothy McGee replace Gibbs in NCIS?
today 19:20 Black-owned businesses: How to find black owned businesses in your area
today 19:20 Clive Anderson speaks out on ‘weird’ Piers Morgan moment during Have I Got News For You
today 19:20 Bradley Walsh attacked by The Chase fans for 'nasty' Anne Hegerty weight jibe 'Low blow!'
today 19:20 Brexit plot DESTROYED: Remainers pleading for delay shut down by Tory MP 'Answer is no!'
today 19:20 Coronavirus crisis: Leaked WHO files reveal ‘China DELAYED releasing valuable information’
today 19:20 Jeremy Corbyn claims human rights body is Tory-stooge ahead of anti-semitism inquiry
today 18:35 'Often mistrusted': stats watchdog criticises UK COVID-19 test data
today 18:35 UK has more to do to understand why virus hits ethnic minorities harder, says Hancock
today 18:35 Any resurgence of virus would likely be local, says UK testing coordinator
today 18:35 Too early to exclude travellers from UK coronavirus quarantine - testing coordinator
today 18:35 MPs queue around parliamentary palace to cast votes
today 18:35 Black and Asian people in England more likely to die from COVID-19, says public health report
today 18:32 Hull family's epic challenge to fight disease that took their 'lovely' Evie at the age of nine
today 18:32 Hull family's epic challenge to fight disease that took their 'lovely' Evie at the age of nine
today 18:32 'Selfish' married couple 'misled' tractor customers out of £100,000
today 18:32 McDonald's fans cause traffic jams as Hull drive-thrus reopen
today 18:32 McDonald's fans cause traffic jams as Hull drive-thrus reopen
today 18:23 Northumberland firm seals deal with Newcastle Airport to supply travel PPE kits
today 18:23 Tourism boards lobby government over quarantine plans for air passengers
Editorials
China's imposition of a strict new national security law could lead the US to rescind Hong Kong's special financial status. 
today 16:23
Police brutality and endemic racism is not a Minnesotan problem; it’s an American problem. 
yesterday 18:20
The Hong Kong security law speaks of a power whose main problem is loneliness. 
yesterday 14:08

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says “there remains an urgent need for action” following the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis and the protests around the country that have followed.

From New York to Los Angeles and several cities in between, thousands protested over Floyd’s death

yesterday 22:20
The fourth novel by Gabriela Cabezón Cámara follows a young woman in pursuit of a freer life, and has been shortlisted for this year’s International Booker Prize.
2020-05-31 14:56
The killing of George Floyd by a police officer in Minneapolis was all too familiar. 
2020-05-31 14:56
As part of a series looking at some of the most significant moments in City of Liverpool FC history, James Nalton goes back to the early meetings which shaped the club as we know it today
2020-05-29 21:56
As Putin’s popularity falls while that of governors rises, the old centralised system is in flux.  
2020-05-29 19:53
The killing of George Floyd has, like other killings of black Americans, been quickly repurposed as a story about the violence of the ensuing protests.
2020-05-29 18:50
Authoritarianism is a trait generally thought to belong to those on the right, but a new study claims the personality type can also be found on the left. 
2020-05-28 18:41
Watch the news from UK on Facebook