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January 11, 2019 2:18 PM MAPPED: Do YOU live in Britain’s worst burglary hotspot? Top 20 revealed

THE UK’S worst areas for burglaries have been revealed in new analysis that found break ins are up 16 percent. The small town of Henley-in-Arden, in Warwickshire, is confirmed to be the UK’s top burglary claims hotspot, according to analysis of more than 2.5 million home insurance quotes from January 2017 to December 2018. MoneySuperMarket analysed home insurance 104

January 11, 2019 10:55 AM British economy hit by 'steep decline' in manufacturing

The biggest brake on growth comes from a drop in car production, amid factory shutdowns, weak demand and falling diesel sales. The nation's GDP grew by 0.3% in the three months to November, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). This is compared to growth of 0.4% recorded in the three months to October. The data reveals that on a rolling 105

January 8, 2019 5:10 PM World War 3: Russia invasion? Putin's troops begin military patrols to 'secure' Syria

VLADIMIR Putin has seemingly increased his presence in Syria and instructed soldiers to routinely patrol specific areas following Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw American troops, video footage shows. “Our task is to ensure security in the one and control the position and movements of armed groups.” The civil war in Syria has been a prevalent topic 91

January 8, 2019 11:14 AM Dogs are being banned from PUBLIC spaces

DOG owners are on alert after a Merseyside borough made plans to ban dogs with a shock list of 117 public places issued. In a bid to clamp down on dog fouling and other incidents in the area, Wirral Council has drawn up a list of playgrounds, picnic areas and sports pitches where dogs would be forbidden. The new rules will also include areas like cemeteries 97

January 8, 2019 4:46 AM UK weather forecast: WARNING in place as Britain braces for SEVERE wind lashing and snow

A WEATHER warning is in place as powerful winds are expected to batter northern and eastern Scotland later today, with snow also expected across parts of the UK. The Met Office warned of transport delays in affected areas. The warning is in place for northern and eastern Scotland down to the Firth of Forth. Light snow could hit the North Yorkshire Moors 89

January 5, 2019 4:27 AM UK weather forecast: WARNINGS in force for 75mph winds as winter conditions grip nation

YELLOW weather warnings have been issued for strong gales across parts of the UK as winter weather continues into next week. The coldest weather is expected in the south-west with certain areas experiencing frost this morning. But across the north-east, it will be a warmer start to the day. Met Office meteorologist Ellie Creed said: “Saturday will see cloudy 57

January 4, 2019 2:58 PM Japanese lesbian couple to wed in all 26 countries with marriage equality

A Japanese lesbian couple is planning to hold weddings in all 26 countries where same-sex marriage is legal to protest their nation’s lack of marriage equality. University students Misato Kawasaki, 21, and Mayu Otaki, 22, will post pictures of the ceremonies on their blog during their six-month journey in an effort to convince readers that same-sex couples 65

January 3, 2019 10:11 AM Japan earthquake hits: Japan coast struck by 5.0 magntude quake

JAPAN has been struck by a magnitude 5.0 earthquake today, in Kumamoto prefecture on the southern island of Kyushu. An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.0 hit southern Japan on Thursday but no tsunami warning was issued, the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) said, and there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The quake, which 95

January 3, 2019 4:05 AM Chinese spacecraft is first to land on far side of moon

The far side of the moon is relatively unexplored and the ambitious mission signals China's intention to become a space power. The lunar explorer Chang'e 4 touched down on Thursday morning Beijing time (just before 2.30am GMT), the official China Central Television said. Soon after landing, it transmitted the first "close range" images of the moon's 65

December 29, 2018 5:41 AM UK weather forecast: Britain to be LASHED by FEROCIOUS wind as New Year approaches

PARTS of the UK will be hit by powerful gusty winds today, accompanied in some areas by stinging rain with the worst of the weather concentrated in Scotland and northern England. The wind will ease up in the afternoon, before returning again on Sunday morning. Further south will be calmer and largely dry. However, southern England will experience some fog in the early 52