UK News:

Extinction Rebellion protesters block roads in UK cities
…Environmental campaigners are blocking some roads across the UK in protest… enough: it's time to act now." Extinction Rebellion says the UK must act immediately…


Vueling 'most delayed' airline in UK
… in the UK, new research shows. The Spanish carrier's UK departures were delayed… flying from UK airports, found the average delay across all flights was 16 minutes…. Other poor performers included Norwegian Air UK, a subsidiary of Norwegian Air…


Edinburgh's UK government hub named after Queen
…The new flagship UK government hub in Edinburgh will be named after the Queen… together 10 UK government departments and aims to "build a stronger civil service… outside London". Keys to the building were formally handed over to the UK government…


Brexit: Philip Hammond warns UK will lose control in no-deal scenario
… Hammond has warned the UK will not be able to control key elements of a no-deal Brexit…. The chancellor told BBC Panorama BBC Panorama that if the UK leaves without a deal… believed a no-deal Brexit would happen. The EU has set the UK a deadline of 31 October…


Jonathan Powell on UK politics and comparisons with Germany
… the government or opposition are up to the job of running the country, as he says the UK… risks “ending up like the Weimar Republic”. UK viewers can watch the full programme…


'Halt universal credit pilot,' MSPs tell UK government
… Parliament's social security committee have told the UK government they want more clarity… as part of the committee's In-Work Poverty Inquiry with the DWP in January, and the UK


Tourists heading to Birmingham Primark from across UK
…Travel companies from across the UK are laying on buses to take shoppers… spokesman said: "We are delighted to welcome shoppers from all over the UK and beyond…


Iran tanker row: UK to send second warship to the Gulf
…The UK has brought forward plans to send a second warship to the Gulf amid… and is expected to join HMS Montrose in the region next week. It comes after the UK government…. Meanwhile, Iran has reiterated calls for the UK to release an Iranian-owned oil tanker…


KFC first UK fast food chain to promise better chicken welfare standards
…Kentucky Fried Chicken is the first fast food chain in the UK to commit… MacKenzie, General Manager of KFC UK and Ireland. "Chicken is our business and we have… around 4% of the UK chicken market. It's hoped other take-away outlets will follow…


Threat level raised to 'critical' for UK ships in Iranian waters
…The UK has raised the threat to British shipping in Iranian waters in the Gulf… it regularly provided security advice to UK ships in high-risk areas. The threat level… Jeremy Hunt added the UK would monitor the situation "very carefully". Prime Minister…