Latest News Headlines UK

Tottenham Independent

Emily Thornberry labels Labour leadership rivals ‘machine politicians’

Labour leadership contender Emily Thornberry has issued a stinging criticism of her rivals Sir Keir Starmer and Rebecca Long-Bailey, dubbing them “machine politicians”.

The shadow foreign secretary took aim at the perceived front-runners during an interview with ITV ...

today 19:50 open_in_new
Cagney & Lacey actor John Karlen dies aged 86

Emmy-winning character actor John Karlen, known for his roles on the television series Dark Shadows and Cagney & Lacey, has died aged 86.

Karlen died Wednesday of congestive heart failure at a hospice in California, friend and family spokesman Jim Pierson said.

Karlen played ...

today 19:50 open_in_new
Five people tested for coronavirus in Scotland

Five people are being tested for suspected coronavirus in Scotland, according to the Scottish Government.

While none of the cases have been confirmed so far, two had been diagnosed with influenza after travelling to Wuhan, China, where the outbreak is thought to have originated.

The ...

today 19:50 open_in_new
Doomsday Clock moves closer to midnight than ever before

The Doomsday Clock has moved closer to midnight than it has ever been and is now just 100 seconds away from striking 12, scientists said.

The clock, which serves as a metaphor for global apocalypse, was moved forward by 20 seconds.

The announcement from the clock’s keepers ...

today 19:50 open_in_new
Democrats focus on Trump’s ‘dangerous’ abuse

Democrats declared that “no president” has ever abused power the way Donald Trump did in his Ukraine dealings, as they opened their second day of arguments Thursday in the historic impeachment trial in the US Senate.

The House of Representatives’ prosecutors pressing ...

today 19:50 open_in_new
Russell pays the price for Scotland training no-show

Finn Russell was told he would not be selected to face Ireland in Scotland’s  Six Nations opener after he failed to show up for Monday’s training session following a late-night drinking session, the PA News agency understands.

The 27-year-old has been disciplined for a ...

today 19:50 open_in_new
Saracens could have faced 70-point deduction for salary cap breaches

Saracens could have faced a huge 70-point deduction for their breaches of the salary cap in three successive seasons.

But an independent panel’s report published by Premiership Rugby Limited (PRL) on Thursday decided that such a deduction would be “disproportionate,” ...

today 19:50 open_in_new
NHS announces rapid community care teams to reduce pressure on hospitals

Rapid response teams will be rolled out to treat older people in their communities in a bid to prevent unnecessary hospital admissions, the NHS said.

NHS England is putting £14 million into seven urgent community response teams, with the hope that at least three will be running by ...

today 18:47 open_in_new
NHS announces rapid community care teams to reduce pressure on hospitals

Rapid response teams will be rolled out to treat older people in their communities in a bid to prevent unnecessary hospital admissions, the NHS said.

NHS England is putting £14 million into seven urgent community response teams, with the hope that at least three will be running by ...

today 18:47 open_in_new
Six people are tested for Coronavirus in UK amid warning of further cases

Six people are being tested for coronavirus in the UK as a professor has said there are likely to be “many more cases” around the country.

The Scottish Government has confirmed five people are being examined after presenting with symptoms of the illness.

Another patient ...

today 18:47 open_in_new
In Pictures: Charles in lament for victims of human hatred during Israel visit

The Prince of Wales has joined world leaders in condemning the scourge of anti-Semitism as he visited Israel to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz.

Charles met Holocaust survivors on the opening day of his visit and will later visit occupied ...

today 18:47 open_in_new
Coronavirus outbreak: How worried should we be?

As the death toll from the new coronavirus climbs, questions remain about how it spread to humans and how much of a threat it poses across the world.

Cases have been confirmed in the US, Japan, South Korea and Thailand, while there are understood to be at least five suspected cases being ...

today 18:47 open_in_new
Too early to declare coronavirus an international health emergency – WHO

The World Health Organisation has said it is “too early” to declare an international public health emergency over the coronavirus outbreak as six people are tested for the illness in the UK.

The Scottish Government has confirmed five people are being examined after presenting ...

today 18:47 open_in_new
‘I was trying to get him off me’, actress Sciorra tells Weinstein rape trial

Actress Annabella Sciorra has confronted Harvey Weinstein from a New York witness box, her voice quivering as she recounted a rape accusation she kept largely private for decades.

“I was punching him. I was kicking him. I was just trying to get him off of me” after he pushed ...

today 18:47 open_in_new
Paralympic champion Thornhill better than ever with Tokyo on the horizon

Defending a world title is never easy but para-cyclist Sophie Thornhill believes recovering from hip surgery has made her a better athlete ahead of the 2020 UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships.

The 23-year-old is the reigning world champion in the Tandem B sprint and ...

today 18:47 open_in_new
Broad looking to be Wanderers star once again

Stuart Broad has hinted he is ready to deliver another of his trademark hot streaks as he returns to one of his happy hunting grounds in South Africa.

Broad turned the match on England’s last Test appearance at the Wanderers in Johannesburg four years ago, taking five wickets for ...

today 18:47 open_in_new
Vulnerable man ‘starved to death by tenants’ found in foul cell, court told

A vulnerable landlord allegedly starved to death by his tenants was discovered living in a “foul, unhygienic cell”, a court heard.

James Anthony Sootheran was found dead in his bedroom at High Havens Farm in South Newington, Oxfordshire, on March 18 2014.

The 59-year-old ...

today 17:44 open_in_new
‘I was trying to get him off me,’ Annabella Sciorra tells Harvey Weinstein trial

Actress Annabella Sciorra has confronted Harvey Weinstein from a New York witness box, her voice quivering as she recounted a rape accusation she kept largely private for decades.

“I was punching him. I was kicking him. I was just trying to get him off of me” after he pushed ...

today 17:44 open_in_new
Charles denies snubbing Pence during Holocaust memorial event

The Prince of Wales’s office has denied claims he snubbed US Vice President Mike Pence during an event to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.

Clarence House said Charles did not ignore President Donald Trump’s deputy during the World Holocaust Forum, held ...

today 17:44 open_in_new
Charles describes Holocaust as ‘universal human tragedy’ at Israel event

The Prince of Wales has urged nations to learn the “lessons” of the Holocaust as he joined world leaders in condemning anti-Semitism, during an event marking 75 years since the liberation of Auschwitz.

Charles described the extermination of six million Jewish people during the ...

today 17:44 open_in_new
Vanderwal hopes to get second taste of the Olympics with Tokyo in sight

With Olympic qualification on the line, Great Britain basketball player Rachael Vanderwal is hoping that emotions don’t get the better of her.

A fourth-place finish at EuroBasket last year ensured the GB women’s team a spot in one of the Olympic qualifying tournaments. ...

today 17:44 open_in_new