Britain urged to grant automatic citizenship to Hong Kong nationals facing freedom curbs – The Sun

PEOPLE in Hong Kong facing freedom curbs under Chinese rule should be granted automatic UK citizenship, a think tank says. Experts said it could trigger a valuable flood of highly skilled and talented professionals from the former British colony. The influential Adam Smith Institute’s paper Doing Our Duty came as thousands of Chinese troops gathered at the border following ten […]

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Britain braces for MORE flooding and thunderstorms

Britain braces for MORE flooding as ‘severe’ thunderstorms bring hail, high winds and another month’s worth of rain in just 24 hours Met Office forecasters have warned up to 2in (50mm) of rain could fall along with hail and thunder Heavy showers in rain-hit Lincolnshire in next two days will put further pressure on Wainfleet All Saints Homes and businesses […]

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UK weather forecast – Britain battles 'treacherous' floods as intense rain leaves drivers stranded – and MORE is on the way

Brits are battling "treacherous" floods with intense leaving drivers stranded – as more is set to come across the UK. Yellow weather warnings for rain are in place until 3pm today for the North East coast of England and South West Scotland. Within that area a smaller amber weather warning – the second highest level of severity – for rain […]

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Pictures and podcasts: royal fans old and new await Baby Sussex

LONDON (Reuters) – In Ryan Hatrick’s London kitchen, Prince William and his wife Kate smile from lined up royal-themed mugs, a magnet of Queen Elizabeth sticks to the oven, and a tea towel marking Prince Harry’s wedding to Meghan Markle hangs nearby. Books about the British royal family lie on the table around which the 41-year-old’s labrador, named Windsor, plays […]

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Newest royal expected to join long tradition of social causes

(Reuters) – Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s first baby, due later this spring, will almost surely extend a long tradition of supporting royal causes, but those same customs will constrain the new prince or princess when it comes to politics. Meghan Markle used her celebrity to back Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election and attacked Donald Trump as “misogynistic” […]

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Forget Brexit, there's a new British royal baby on the way

LONDON (Reuters) – For Britons wearied by the endless contortions of their country’s exit from the European Union, the impending birth of Prince Harry and his American wife Meghan’s first baby is set to provide some welcome light relief. Even though the child will only be seventh in line to the British throne, such has been the interest in the […]

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