UK News:

Belarus slams UK embassy over rainbow flag on day against homophobia
…Belarus has slammed the UK embassy in Minsk for flying a rainbow flag… statement, the Interior Ministry said the UK was challenging the country's "traditional…, the government accused the UK of creating "problems where they do not exist", saying the day…


Plans to frack UK's first horizontal shale gas well submitted
… at the UK's first horizontal shale gas well. Cuadrilla said it has submitted…


UK must counter 'threats' in space - Williamson
…The UK must be ready to counter "intensifying threats" emerging in space… used by the Army. Launching the UK's first defence space strategy, Gavin Williamson… - the UK needs to be at the forefront of space technology. Such technology…


UK's clean car goal 'not ambitious enough'
UK Energy Research Centre, said the target should be at least five years earlier… competing pressures on the issue. Some UK car firms are telling ministers their proposed… into extinction. One UK car firm spokesman told me: “We don't have a good record…


UK airports with worst departing flight delays revealed
…Flights from Luton Airport were delayed for longer than any other UK airport…


UK turns blind eye to dirty Russian money, say MPs
…The UK has been accused of turning a "blind eye" to Russia's "dirty money…. It said it was "business as usual" for the UK despite the poisoning of Russian ex-spy… Sergei Skripal and his daughter. This undermined the UK's efforts to confront…


Chelsea owner Abramovich experiences UK visa renewal 'delay'
UK visa, the BBC understands. The Russian billionaire did not attend Saturday's… visitor to the UK since buying Chelsea, attending many of the home matches, and has… been to Wembley for previous cup finals. His private Boeing 767 left the UK on 1…


Afghanistan: UK considers sending more troops
… recommending the UK boosts its military presence in the country - but no decision has been… made. The UK currently has more than 600 troops in capital Kabul helping train… already there training Afghan soldiers. The UK troops would help train Afghan forces…


'Plastic pebbles' pollution alert for UK beaches
…" that are being washed up on UK beaches. The so-called plastiglomerates are created from…


The Great Escape: Grime 'saved' UK rap, says Richard Russell
…The record label boss who signed Dizzee Rascal and Wiley says grime saved UK… rap. "It was always difficult making rap records in the UK and getting anyone… first commercial breakthrough in the UK. "I actually think those records are still…