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Peter Rabbit digs in for a fourth week on top at UK box office

Peter Rabbit digs in for a fourth week on top at UK box office

The winner: Peter Rabbit The Easter school holiday is the gift that keeps on giving – at least to Sony, which once again ruled the UK box office with its live-action/animated hybrid Peter Rabbit. The family friendly Beatrix Potter adaptation scored a fourth consecutive weekend at the top spot, with takings of £3.15m taking the […]

Hillary Clinton: Brexit must not undermine peace in Northern Ireland

Hillary Clinton: Brexit must not undermine peace in Northern Ireland

Hillary Clinton has dramatically intervened in the dispute over Brexit to warn that the hand of history will be “heavy and unforgiving” if a hard border is allowed to undermine peace in Northern Ireland. Marking the 20th anniversary of the Good Friday agreement with her first newspaper opinion piece since losing the US election, the […]

'I'm just glad he has a chance.' In-state star impresses during UK visit

'I'm just glad he has a chance.' In-state star impresses during UK visit

Pendleton County standout Dontaie Allen was one of the state’s best scorers and rebounders during his junior season, and figures to match or exceed that production for the Wildcats during his senior campaign next school year. Where he’ll play college basketball has yet to be decided, but it sounds like there’s a frontrunner for his […]

Scores feared dead in Syria 'chemical attack' as US demands international response after 'horrifying' reports

Scores feared dead in Syria 'chemical attack' as US demands international response after 'horrifying' reports

“We firmly deny this information,” said General Yuri Yevtushenko, head of the Russian Centre for Reconciliation of the Warring Sides in Syria, in comments reported by news agencies. “We are ready, once Douma is freed from militants, to immediately send Russian specialists in radiation, chemical and biological defence to collect data that will confirm these […]

UK Authorities Granted Warrant to Search Cambridge Analytica's Office

UK Authorities Granted Warrant to Search Cambridge Analytica's Office

A general view of the building at 55 New Oxford Street that contains offices of Cambridge Analytica in London, Friday, March 23, 2018.Photo: AP British election authorities have reportedly acquired a warrant to search the London offices of Cambridge Analytica. The UK’s Information Commission said on Saturday that it had launched an investigation into Cambridge […]

EU leaders back UK in Russian row over nerve agent attack

EU leaders back UK in Russian row over nerve agent attack

After meeting with British Prime Minister Theresa May in Brussels, the European Council released a statement condemning the attack “in the strongest possible terms.” It said it “agrees with the United Kingdom government’s assessment that it is highly likely that the Russian Federation is responsible,” adding that “there is no plausible alternative explanation.” “We stand […]

Sheffield tree protester arrested for playing plastic trumpet

Sheffield tree protester arrested for playing plastic trumpet

A tree protester in Sheffield has been arrested for blowing a plastic trumpet and setting off a rape alarm after accusing council contractors of “raping the trees”. The 57-year-old woman was arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of causing intentional harm or distress following a complaint from a member of the public, and she received a […]

Russia accuses UK of hiding evidence in Skripal case

Russia accuses UK of hiding evidence in Skripal case

Senior Russian diplomatic and military officials have accused the UK of hiding and possibly planning to destroy evidence in the investigation into the Salisbury nerve agent attack. The comments came during a remarkable briefing at Moscow’s foreign ministry given for all foreign ambassadors in Russia, to lay out the country’s argument for why it is […]

Alfie Evans parents refused permission for supreme court appeal

Alfie Evans parents refused permission for supreme court appeal

The parents of a 22-month-old boy who has been at the centre of a life-support treatment battle have failed to persuade supreme court justices to consider the case. A high court judge had ruled that doctors can stop treating Alfie Evans, against the wishes of his parents, Kate James and Tom Evans. Three court of […]

5G auction bidding starts in UK

5G auction bidding starts in UK

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption 5G services are not expected to roll out until 2020 Bidding has begun for the latest chunk of the UK’s airwaves as networks look to kickstart next-generation 5G services and improve existing 4G. The main four mobile networks will compete with two new players to bid for a share […]