Number of police officers drops to lowest level for 11 years

The Association of Chief Police Officers lead on workforce development, the chief constable Sir Peter Fahy, said: “With 80% of police budgets used on human resources and substantial cuts to policing budgets, it is not surprising that numbers of officers and staff have reduced. The service has risen to the challenge of dealing with significant […]

Coronavirus: Thousands return to UK to beat France quarantine

What are the rules in France and other parts of Europe? How will the world vaccinate seven billion people? You finally got abroad, but was it worth it? Meanwhile, the government has announced that maximum fines for people in England who repeatedly refuse to wear a face covering could double to £3,200, while organisers of […]

UK Lightning map and LIVE tracker: Where are the thunderstorms today?

If you are in an exposed location, the Met Office advises that you squat down on the ground with your hands on your knees and your head in between them.

Brit ISIS bride pictured in Western clothes amid warning she faces arrest in UK

“We will always ensure the safety and security of the UK and will not allow anything to jeopardise this.” Former adviser to the Government on terrorism Colonel Richard Kemp said: “The courts yet again have shown they put the human rights of a terrorist above those of their victims back in the UK.

Kellogg’s paid NO UK corporation tax on its biggest British-based businesses

Kellogg’s, whose UK boss is Steven Cahillane, said: “We pay all corporate tax according to the laws of the countries in which we make and sell our foods.”

UK warning issued over extremely rare infection caused by tick bite as two hospitalised

Keeping to footpaths and avoiding long grass when out walking Wearing appropriate clothing such as a long-sleeved shirt, and trousers tucked into your socks makes it less likely that a tick will bite and attach Considering the use of repellents containing DEET Making it a habit to carry out a tick check regularly when you’re […]

Swarms of mosquitoes to plague UK as hot weather offers ‘perfect breeding ground’

The many empty swimming pools left uncleaned due to the Covid-19 pandemic became fertile breeding ground for mosquitoes, which thrive in warm, moist air.

Despair and delight of UK’s Covid exam generation: From the young carer robbed of a university place to twins who scored identical A*s and are now off to Oxford

And Enyala says her time at the college has also given her and her sister time to grow individually. She said: ‘For the first time Arianne and I have made separate friends, perhaps because we chose such different subjects. As twins this is quite unusual as we are very alike in many ways but also […]

UK-France quarantine: Holidaymakers face rush to return

Coronavirus: The consequences for tourism Will travel within Europe soon be possible again? Holidaymakers might also be able to travel to the Balearic or Greek Islands in summer. “If there are very few new infections there and the medical care works, one could also think about a summer holiday in those places”, the government’s commissioner […]

UK coronavirus cases grow by 1,441 – highest for two months – as deaths rise by 11

Coronavirus cases rise in Halifax and North West Manchester restrictions to remain for another week French quarantine ‘shambles’ slammed by trapped Brits Casinos, bowling alleys and soft play centres to reopen Shameless airlines cash in on Brits fleeing France Northampton sandwich factory where 300 workers infected STILL open In England, eight coronavirus deaths were confirmed […]