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January 15, 2019 4:25 AM UK weather forecast: SNOW WARNING as temperatures across Britain set to PLUMMET this week

SNOW and sleet will hit the UK by the end of the week as a cold front brings icy temperatures and blustery winds after a mild Tuesday according to the Met Office. This week's weather will be mild at the beginning before a cold front brings the risk of snow from Wednesday onwards with temperatures plummeting throughout the country by Friday. Most of the UK will see mild temperatures 20

January 14, 2019 10:40 AM London stabbing: Horror as boy attacked on busy high street minutes before school starts

A TEENAGE boy was taken to hospital after being stabbed on a busy high street in south east London shortly after 8.30am. Crime knife continues to soar in London as another person falls victim of an attack in the capital. Police rushed to Lewisham High Street following reports of the stabbing, which they said took place at 8.38am. Officers added they have informed 22

January 11, 2019 6:41 AM FLU OUTBREAK: Cases of flu DOUBLE as illness kills DOZENS in the last three months

FLU cases have doubled within a week in the UK according to figures released by Public Health England (PHE), and the death toll over the past three months has surpassed 40. Nearly two million people are showing flu-like symptoms as rates hit their worst level since this year’s monitoring began in September. Figures released by Public Health England show an increase 22

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 21

January 5, 2019 6:58 PM Sir Billy Connolly says sorry to fans and declares he's 'not dying'

The comedian says sorry for "depressing" fans during a BBC programme in which he said his life was "slipping away". The comments in a social media post follow a BBC programme called Billy Connolly: Made In Scotland which gave an update on his health problems and revealed his life was "slipping away". Reviewing his life in comedy for the show, Sir Billy 33

January 5, 2019 12:01 AM LONDON BLOODBATH: Horrific Barking attack leaves man with brutal slash wounds to the face

A BRUTAL knife attack in Barking, London, left a man with serious “slash injuries” to the face on Friday night, police have confirmed. In a statement, Barking and Dagenham police said: “Police are on scene at the Barking Dog Public House, Station Parade, Barking where a male has sustained slash injuries to his face following an assault with a knife 22

January 4, 2019 1:51 PM Library book returned in Aberdeen after 40 years

A book has been returned to an Aberdeen library 40 years after it was due to be brought back. Crime novel A Touch of Danger by James Jones was last taken out in 1978. It has now been taken back to Aberdeen's Central Library - but luckily for the person who returned it the fine was capped at £3.60. Aberdeen City Libraries events and programming officer 15

January 2, 2019 4:48 PM Rod Stewart's friend reveals all about Rod the Mod at the start of his career

As Rod Stewart says he would like his young lad to play him in a biopic, we talk to Gary Leport, who knew the singer when he was first starting out. On January 10 of that year Roderick David Stewart was born at 507 Archway Road to the delight of his Scottish-born father Robert, a master builder, and mother Elsie, who had already had two sons and two daughters 19

December 31, 2018 7:33 PM New Year celebrations: UK gets ready to welcome 2019

The UK is gearing up to welcome in the New Year as the countdown to 2019 begins. Fireworks will be going off on the stroke of midnight across the land as thousands celebrate. In London, Big Ben will spring back into action with its customary bongs to mark the moment, as 100,000 people are expected on the banks of the Thames. In Edinburgh, Franz Ferdinand 19

December 30, 2018 1:31 PM Meghan Markle’s risky sister Samantha prepares to tell nothing in a new book

No-one sane cares if Princess Meghan is black or mixed-race. What we appreciate far more than skin tones is a family rift and gossip. Meghan’s half-sister Samantha Markle has been making extempore efforts at reconciliation. She promises much but can she deliver? She’s putting in the hard yards. Samantha has issued a Christmas message of peace. She rocked 22