UK weather forecast: Met Office warning as POLAR VORTEX snow bomb buries Britain – see where with our maps

A POLAR vortex snow bomb has been forecast to bury the UK this weekend as weather warnings issued by the Met Office stretch up and down the UK. Ice, snow and wind warnings are now firmly in place for the next 24 hours with up to six inches of the white stuff expected to fall across the north of Britain. […]

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Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: UK to grant jailed mother diplomatic protection to escalate case with Iran

Britain has taken its strongest action yet against Iran over the jailing of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe by deciding to grant the British-Iranian dual national diplomatic protection. It is the first time in living memory that the government has invoked this international legal tool in protest at the treatment of one of its citizens by another state. The move elevates Mrs Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s […]

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The Bachelor UK girls come to blows in shock fight as jealousy mounts over who gets the most time with Alex Marks

The Channel 5 series only started last night, but there's already been plenty of drama after FOUR women were sent home in the first episode. Tonight, the remaining 13 girls realise how important their time with bachelor Alex Marks is, and tensions start to rise. It all starts as Alicia and Frankie bicker as the other girls watch on. Alicia […]

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UK weather forecast – Storm Freya to smash weekend with 80mph winds sending temperatures plummeting to 1C

The Met Office issued a severe weather warning for "dangerous" winds, plus snow will settle in parts as a brutal Atlantic storm brings an end to a week of balmy conditions. Forecasters say downpours will drive down on western parts of England tonight and temperatures will fall to 19C LOWER than they were during the hot spell this week. The […]

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UK weather forecast – heavy rain and gales to batter Britain TODAY before 60mph winds strike

Weather forecasters warned there will be downpours in the west and south-west of England this evening as well as showers in Northern Ireland, Wales and Scotland. “In the late afternoon, rain will affect Northern Ireland and westernmost parts of England, Wales and Scotland, some of which will be heavy,” Meteogroup said.“Through the night, rain will spread eastwards, and will affect […]

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Earthquakes in the UK – what was the latest quake in Sussex and Surrey and how many have there been in 2018?

Here's the lowdown on quakes in Britain and the biggest ones to ever hit the UK. What was the latest quake in Surrey and Sussex? A magnitude 3.3 earthquake struck Surrey today. Loud bangs and rumbles were reported in Epsom, Reigate and Horley, with one man saying it felt like a “truck had hit his house”. Dozens of terrified residents […]

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Corbyn says UK Labour will support a second Brexit referendum

UK Opposition Leader Jeremy Corbyn has announced that Labour will support a push for a second Brexit referendum, bowing to pressure from his party and MPs who believe it could be the only way to avoid a worst-case Brexit. But the high-stakes gamble could split his already fragmenting party further, and could also push pro-Brexit MPs to reluctantly back the Brexit […]

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Friday's UK weather forecast — a very mild, dry day with hazy sunshine after a cloudy, foggy start

Dry and mild conditions with spells of sunshine continue into Saturday and through to Monday. Patchy fog is likely across England and Wales as the far northwest is Windier and changeable. UK weather forecast for 6am on Friday February 22 UK weather forecast for 3pm on Friday February 22 Be in control of your bills – and save up to […]

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Using Huawei in UK mobile network ‘irresponsible’ due to risk of ‘Chinese interference’, says think-tank

The UK would be “naive” and “irresponsible” to allow Chinese tech giant Huawei to contribute to the UK’s next mobile phone network, a defence think-tank says. The Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) says Beijing’s history of using cyber attacks to advance Chinese interests in the West showed it was at risk of installing a “hidden backdoor” in the system. The […]

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