UK News:

Weather forecast: Warm temperatures hitting UK
…BBC weather's Ben Rich provides the latest forecast for a day of sunshine on what is the hottest of the year so far.…


UK temperatures top 29C in hottest April day since 1949
… April day for nearly 70 years. The unusually warm weather across the UK… in central London during the afternoon, making it the hottest UK day in April since 1949…. The average maximum temperature for the UK in April is 11.9C. How to stay cool in hot…


Michael Gove: Brexit's not made UK less welcoming to immigrants
…The UK has a more "welcoming" attitude to immigrants than any country in the EU… had not damaged the UK's reputation for tolerance. And he insisted the Brexit vote… as the Windrush generation - after the name of the first ship bringing them to the UK in 1948…


Reality Check: Do we use 8.5 billion straws a year in the UK?
…The claim: We use 8.5 billion plastic straws a year in the UK. Reality Check… plastic straws are thrown away each year in the UK". That is a lot of straws - it's… about 130 for everybody in the UK every year. So where did it come from…


UK enjoys warmest day of the year so far
…After the winter that never seemed to end, the UK has enjoyed the hottest day… warm air from the archipelago of the Azores to the UK. Temperatures of up to 26C…


Trudeau met by anti-Kinder Morgan pipeline protests in UK
…Canadian PM Justin Trudeau was met in the UK with anti-pipeline protesters… Square in London, and built a mock pipeline. Mr Trudeau is in the UK


UK confirms post-Brexit passport deal with Gemalto
… will make the UK's post-Brexit blue passports. Earlier, the UK's De La Rue said it had… presence in the UK and add about 70 jobs to its existing workforce in the country. De… UK passports, as well as delays in other contracts. The burgundy passport, in use…


Scottish house price rise outstrips UK average again
… in February 2018 was £144,377, up from £136,011 in February 2017. Across the UK as a whole…. On a month-to-month basis, prices in Scotland fell 2.7%, compared with a UK fall of just… are contained in the UK House Price Index (UK HPI). The biggest increases were in Argyll…


Justin Trudeau wants 'seamless' UK trade deal after Brexit
…Justin Trudeau told the BBC's Yalda Hakim that he wanted a deal that would "flip over the day after Brexit". The Canadian prime minister is in London for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM). An EU-Canada trade deal, known…


UK inflation falls to lowest in a year
UK consumer price inflation fell in March to 2.5%, the lowest rate in a year… to show that the squeeze on UK households may be coming to an end as wages rise… interest rates in May. According to the most recent figures, UK wages rose by 2.8…