Ex-hurricane Ophelia impacts the UK – Met Office (press release)

16 October 2017 Ex-Hurricane Ophelia will bring stormy conditions to western parts of the UK today (Monday 16 October). Although this ex-hurricane will bring impactful weather to many northern and western parts of the UK, the forecast for other areas – such as South East England – is for warm and mainly dry conditions to […]

UK accounts for largest share of darknet fentanyl sales in Europe – The Guardian

The UK is the largest host of fentanyl sales on the darknet in Europe, with 1,000 trades being made in the last few months, research shows. Experts at the Oxford Internet Institute said the UK was a “significant player” in the trade of the synthetic opioid, a controlled class A drug that can be up […]

Tesla is going ‘on tour’ in the UK to keep sales momentum – Electrek

Tesla is going ‘on tour’ in the UK to keep sales momentum – Electrek

Last year, the UK briefly became Tesla’s biggest market in Europe, a position generally held by Norway. The automaker’s sales have still been growing in the market, but it’s not where it should be based on its size. Now Tesla is launching a new ‘tour’ in the UK to promote its vehicles. Tesla delivered just over 3,500 during […]

UK Fears Collapse of Brexit Talk Within Weeks – Bloomberg

Follow @Brexit for all the latest news, and sign up to our daily Brexit Bulletin newsletter. Brexit negotiations are heading for a catastrophic breakdown unless the European Union signals this week that it will allow talks to move on to trade, according to a person familiar with the U.K. government’s position. Without a clear sign […]

Anger as UK university allows Balfour ‘celebration’ – Aljazeera.com

A British university has drawn criticism for its decision to allow a Balfour Declaration “celebration” organised by a pro-Israel group. The Manchester Balfour 100 event will be held at the University of Manchester’s main campus later in October and is part of a broader series of events to mark the anniversary of the declaration […]

Hurricane Ophelia: Warnings as storm heads to UK – BBC News

Media captionAmber wind warning issued for Northern Ireland The Met Office has warned of “potential danger to life” as Hurricane Ophelia makes its way towards the British Isles. It has issued an amber warning in Northern Ireland, where all schools are to be closed on Monday. The Republic of Ireland’s counterpart office, Met Eireann, issued […]

After Brexit, foreign students flee UK universities for US, Canada and Australia – USA TODAY

After Brexit, foreign students flee UK universities for US, Canada and Australia – USA TODAY

x Embed x Share CLOSE Britain’s May asks for transition deal after Brexit Video provided by AFP Newslook In this Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017 photo, people walk around Oxford University’s campus in Oxford, England.(Photo: Caroline Spiezio, AP) LONDON — Britain’s decision to leave the European Union is putting at risk billions of dollars the country receives […]