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December 27, 2018 9:48 AM BBC Weather forecast: Carol Kirkwood WARNS of weather front to hit UK on New Year's Eve

BRITAIN is about to be hit by two new weather fronts coming from the north and bringing persistent showers for some and a foggy, murky New Year's Eve for most of the country. BBC Weather forecaster Carol Kirkwood warned the two new weather systems will hit overnight between Friday and Saturday. The first will bring consistent rain showers for Scotland 73

December 26, 2018 11:53 AM Migrant CRISIS: 40 refugees intercepted in Channel during Christmas Day smuggling bid

MORE migrants were intercepted by the Border Force overnight as criminal gangs made a Christmas Day bid to smuggle 40 people across the Channel. The staggering numbers arriving in just one day follows more than 100 migrants rescued while attempting to cross the Channel in November and December before this week’s surge in attempted crossings 91

December 25, 2018 12:01 AM BREXIT FURY: Wetherspoons boss has KEY message for businesses wanting to SCUPPER Brexit

WETHERSPOONS founder Tim Martin has called on prominent Remainers, including the likes of Bank of England boss Mark Carney and Chancellor Philip Hammond, to “stop running the country down” with claims of “economic direness” under a no-deal Brexit. The Brexiteer businessman told Remainers against keeping the UK closely linked to Brussels after it leaves 186

December 24, 2018 2:13 PM Kick in the teeth! 100 UK jobs lost in Galileo block despite Brit brains developing system

THE EU’s decision to shut the UK out of Europe’s satellite navigation programme Galileo has already cost the country 100 jobs, despite Britain’s experts having a vital role in developing the technology. To date the UK has committed £1.26billion (€1.4bn) to Galileo and has been closely involved in the development since its launch in 2003. But Britain 87

December 24, 2018 1:22 PM Biggest idiot drivers on Britain's roads REVEALED – if you drive a German car, take note

BRITAIN's worst drivers have been revealed in a shocking list of car brands whose owners racked up the highest number of traffic offences. "What is more worrying is the large number of these cars on the road right now. “According to data from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, BMW, Mercedes and Audi all feature among the top ten most popular 81

December 23, 2018 10:05 AM Meghan Markle’s sister urges her to 'END RIFT' with dad in Christmas card

MEGHAN Markle has been urged to ‘end the rift with her Dad’ by her half-sister Samantha in a Christmas card. Samantha Markle wrote to the Duchess saying it was “time” Meghan was reunited with her father Thomas. The father and daughter have not spoken for more than six months after the 74-year-old allegedly staged paparazzi photos of himself. Thomas was supposed 53

December 22, 2018 4:06 PM Police search home after Gatwick drone arrests

Two people - a 47-year-old man and a 54-year-old woman from the town - were arrested late on Friday and are being questioned over "criminal use of drones" at the airport. Crawley is around five miles from the airport, which is Britain's second busiest and serves more than 43 million passengers a year. The disruption began at around 9pm on Wednesday and flight 66

December 22, 2018 10:01 AM Army thwarts NEW drone attack at Gatwick with flights able to resume in just 80 minutes

FLIGHTS have resumed at Gatwick airport after another drone sighting grounded flights for 80 minutes as airport chiefs say the 'military measures' in place ARE working. Flights were temporarily suspended again on Friday night after another confirmed sighting of a drone over the airfield. The airport says “military measures” would ensure the safety of passengers 82

December 21, 2018 6:01 PM Helen Glover: Olympic champion says competing at 2020 Games 'highly unlikely'

Britain's two-time Olympic gold medallist Helen Glover says it is "highly unlikely" she will compete at the 2020 Games in Tokyo - but she is yet to decide on her long-term future. Glover won pairs gold at the 2012 and 2016 Games alongside Heather Stanning, who retired in November 2016. "I'm still training but whether I have the drive... I don't know whether 62

December 21, 2018 2:32 PM Amanda Holden exposes bra in shock wardrobe malfunction for cosy snap with Piers Morgan

AMANDA HOLDEN suffered an awkward wardrobe malfunction at Piers Morgan’s Christmas party last night as she cosied up to the Good Morning Britain star for a cosy picture. Oozing glamour, Amanda co-ordinated her manicure and pedicure with her party attire, opting for bold red for both. Amanda Holden Instagram: She joined stars at Piers Morgan's Christmas 82