Cyber-attack on UK parliament: Russia is suspected culprit – The Guardian

The Russian government is suspected of being behind a cyber-attack on parliament that breached dozens of email accounts belonging to MPs and peers. Although the investigation is at an early stage and the identity of those responsible may prove impossible to establish with absolute certainty, Moscow is deemed the most likely culprit. The disclosure follows […]

RBS to cut hundreds of UK jobs in move to India – The Guardian

Royal Bank of Scotland is to cut 443 jobs in Britain as the bank moves its team that arranges loans for small businesses to India. The taxpayer-controlled bank said that the roles would transfer to Mumbai, to be included in the group’s growing team there, as part of a restructuring designed to cut costs, first […]

UK electricity grid cyber-attack risk is ‘off the scale’ – The Guardian

Concerns over the threat posed by cyber-attacks on power stations and electricity grids is “off the scale” in the UK energy sector, according to a leading industry figure. No other country in the world has an energy industry as worried about the risk from cyber threats, such as the WannaCry ransomware attack that recently hit […]

Status of UK’s most exclusive shopping street under threat – The Guardian

The status of Bond Street as the UK’s most exclusive shopping destination is under threat, as one in four retailers on the famous street consider shutting up shop and moving out as a result of high rents and business rates. About 25 of the 100 top fashion brands with stores on Old and New Bond […]

Newcastle crash injures pedestrians outside UK Eid al-Fitr gathering – CBS News

LONDON — Six people, including three children, were injured after a car ran into pedestrians outside a Newcastle sports center where people were gathered to celebrate the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr. Police said the incident was not believed to be terror-related. Northumbria Police said they arrested a 42-year-old woman, who remained in police custody. […]

Ex-soldier from Neyland ‘neglected’ over UK visa rejection – BBC News

Image copyright Sam Cataki A Fijian father who served in the British Army for 12 years says he feels “neglected” after being refused UK citizenship. Sam Cataki, 36, who has lived in Neyland for the past five years, has also been told he can no longer work. He lost his job at Milford Haven Port […]

UK finds 34 high-rise apartment buildings with unsafe siding – Fox News

Britain’s fire-safety crisis expanded substantially Saturday as authorities said 34 high-rise apartment blocks across the country had cladding that failed fire safety tests. London officials scrambled to evacuate four public housing towers after experts found them “not safe for people to sleep in overnight.” Hundreds of residents hastily packed their bags and sought emergency […]