North-east England overtakes London as UK’s child poverty hotspot | Poverty

The north-east of England has the highest rate of child poverty of anywhere in the UK, for the first time overtaking London as the nation’s hotspot for hardship and deprivation, new analysis... Read more »

Heatwave: The UK’s going to be hotter than Jamaica and the Maldives today… but is it going to last? | UK News

Britain’s sweltering heatwave is set to peak on Friday with temperatures of up to 34C (93.2F). The Met Office said London and potentially some spots in East Anglia are most likely to... Read more »

UK’s Johnson ‘humbled’ but wants to move on from ‘partygate’

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has responded to an investigative report on government parties that took place during coronavirus lockdowns by saying he takes “full responsibility for everything that... Read more »

UK’s ‘strictest headmistress’ fears schools will stop teaching Shakespeare | English and creative writing

The headteacher of a school described as the strictest in Britain has warned that William Shakespeare will disappear from classrooms as schools in England come under pressure to decolonise and diversify the... Read more »

How I became a statistic in the UK’s latest crime wave

We had become the latest victims of one of the pandemic’s most popular crimes – but one that already had form, pre-Covid. According to figures reported by Which?, in England, Northern Ireland... Read more »

‘I went to the East London distillery previously named UK’s best gin producer and it didn’t disappoint’ – Ayokunle Oluwalana

I have never really been a gin man in all honesty. I’ve steered clear of gin and tonics most of my adult life and it has been a decision I have stood... Read more »

EuroMillions winning numbers LIVE – Record-breaking £184 million jackpot tomorrow could see UK’s biggest ever winner

Tips to get lucky numbers Avoid repeats – Another top tip is to ensure you are always choosing numbers that weren’t drawn last week. While it might seem 3 is a lucky number,... Read more »

The East London street once named UK’s most dangerous but not even kids steal sweets from the local shop

It goes without saying that London is a city often affected by crime, with each borough dealing with its own unique challenges. In particular, East London was traditionally considered a more dangerous... Read more »

Four Edinburgh restaurants named in UK’s top 100 eateries outside London

Four Edinburgh restaurants have been listed in the annual SquareMeal UK Top 100 Restaurants list. It’s the only list of its kind to exclude restaurants in London, in a bid to shine... Read more »

Inside the London home that’s the UK’s ‘most environmentally friendly’ but it will cost you £6,000 to rent

The four-bedroom won the Regional Award in 2019 from the Royal Institute of British Architects – but you’ll need £5,850 a month to live there A four-bedroom home named Britain’s “most environmentally... Read more »