The ‘ruined’ British castles that could host I’m a Celebrity 2020: Possible locations including a Norman stronghold in North Wales that could stage ITV show after it was moved from Australia

Urquhart passed through a series of local clans before it was partially destroyed in 1692 to prevent its use by Jacobite forces, and it has lain abandoned ever since.

India’s VVDN aims to expand local manufacturing for 5G equipment

NEW DELHI: VVDN Technologies, home-bred telecom contract manufacturer, is expanding its local manufacturing for 5G equipment for local and global telecom operators. The company will start a PCB plant with an investment of Rs 60-70 crore, having invested around Rs 75 crore on the manufacturing side in 12-15 months, Puneet Agarwal. Founder and Global Sales […]

Bob Marley’s Family Taps British-Jamaican Singer Celeste on Remake of ‘One Love’

For the Marley family, the chance to work with Oakley was something they believe their father would have been excited to do. “Sports, specifically soccer, was my dad’s second love after music, and it brought him a great deal of joy throughout his life,” says Ziggy Marley. “The world really needs love right now, and […]

Letters reveal British objections to plot of Bridge on the River Kwai

On being sent the script, a Maj A G Close, from the War Office’s PR department, wrote: “I do not think much of this story. In the first instance it is quite untrue and only very occasionally resembles the facts as they were at the time. I am perhaps biased as I worked for three […]

How Boris Johnson’s Brussels-bashing stories shaped British politics

This approach came to a head with a narrow rejection of the EU by angry voters in a referendum, stoked by fears of rule by Brussels and fuelled by Johnson’s writing in the Daily Telegraph. This was 1992 and – almost 25 years before the Brexit vote – Denmark voted down the Maastricht treaty with […]

Is the British education system designed to polarise people?

It is almost 20 years since Milton Friedman explained to the Washington Post how state education could be privatised in the US. He said: “I believe that the only way to make a major improvement in our educational system is through privatisation … Vouchers are not an end in themselves; they are a means to […]

Bafta-winning Syrian activist Hassan Akkad who worked as NHS cleaner slams ‘myth’ that migrants flock to Britain for benefits and ‘ironic’ claims of an ‘invasion’ when British bombs are killing Yemeni people

He added: ‘Hundreds of thousands of Brits live in Spain, and south of France and Dubai and Vietnam why are they allowed to live there and people from Syria and Iraq and Afghanistan aren’t allowed to live here? It’s a myth.’ 

Help us blockade the Channel: Priti Patel issues ultimatum to French officials and threatens to withhold cash if they refuse to help UK battle migrant crisis

He added: ‘We’ve got a problem which is that there are people who want to come from around the world to this country because obviously it’s a great place to be. There’s no doubt that it would be helpful if we could work with our French friends to stop them getting over the Channel.’

UK used car sales halve in Q2

LONDON, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) — The British used car market declined by nearly half in the second quarter of 2020 as lockdown measures battered the market, said a report by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

UK jobs market hurtling toward cliff-edge moment in October

Figures released Tuesday from the Office for National Statistics showed that the number of people working fell in the April-June quarter by the most since the global financial crisis more than a decade go, though the unemployment rate held steady at a historically low 3.9% in June. To be classified as unemployed, workers need to […]