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May to woo Labour with law giving UK workers same rights as in EU – The Guardian

May to woo Labour with law giving UK workers same rights as in EU – The Guardian

Theresa May is expected to propose a draft bill guaranteeing that UK workers’ rights will keep pace with those in Europe in an attempt to get Labour MPs to back her Brexit deal. Backbench Labour sources said the bill would probably be proposed before the next meaningful vote and could include strengthened protections for agency […]

RAF Tornado jets make final return to RAF Marham – BBC News

RAF Tornado jets make final return to RAF Marham – BBC News

The RAF’s Tornado jets have returned to the UK for the last time in preparation for retirement after nearly 40 years in service. Eight Tornados, which were based in Cyprus and used in the fight against the Islamic State group, have now landed at RAF Marham in Norfolk. The first five jets made the five-hour […]

UK economy flatlines ahead of Brexit – survey – Sky News

UK economy flatlines ahead of Brexit – survey – Sky News

By John-Paul Ford Rojas, business reporter Britain’s economy flatlined at the start of the year, according to new figures that showed a sharp slowdown in the dominant services sector in the run-up to Brexit. Closely-watched monthly data for January suggested the UK was “at risk of stalling or worse” amid growing uncertainty over the departure […]

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez spoke with UK's Jeremy Corbyn on the phone – CNN

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez spoke with UK's Jeremy Corbyn on the phone – CNN

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ICE arrests rapper 21 Savage, says he's actually from UK – WSB Atlanta

ICE arrests rapper 21 Savage, says he's actually from UK – WSB Atlanta

0 ICE arrests rapper 21 Savage, says he’s actually from UK ATLANTA – Rapper 21 Savage, who claims to be from Atlanta’s Zone 6, has been arrested by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Channel 2 investigative reporter Mark Winne has learned ICE arrested 21 Savage in Atlanta Sunday. ICE spokesman Bryan Cox: “U.S. […]

BREXIT BOMBSHELL: Brussels WILL CAVE in to UK on THIS date with 'substantial concession' – Express.co.uk

BREXIT BOMBSHELL: Brussels WILL CAVE in to UK on THIS date with 'substantial concession' – Express.co.uk

With EU elections looming, any counter-offer would have to be substantial enough to avoid any more “back and forth”, allowing members states to focus on their number one concern: immigration. The favourite option today is to support a recent Polish compromise of placing a time limit – possibly five years – on the Irish backstop, […]

Brexit: UK plans new product safety mark for 'no deal' scenario – BBC News

Brexit: UK plans new product safety mark for 'no deal' scenario – BBC News

Image copyright HM Government Image caption Products meeting the standard would carry the UKCA symbol, such as in this mock-up The government has drawn up plans to replace the CE safety symbol on products in the event of a no-deal Brexit, the BBC has learned. Household items such as kettles, light bulbs and toys are […]

UK weather and snow forecast LIVE: London commuters told to leave work early as big freeze shows no sign of letting up – Evening Standard

UK weather and snow forecast LIVE: London commuters told to leave work early as big freeze shows no sign of letting up – Evening Standard

Although thousands of children were thrilled to have a snow day off from school the closures were not greeted with joy by some parents. While hundreds of schools across the UK closed after snow fell overnight on Thursday, some were shut despite the white stuff barely touching them. Wales, Bristol, Greater London, Cornwall, Devon, Gloucestershire, […]

UK weather – live updates: Met Office issues 'danger to life' snow warning as freezing temperatures forecast to intensify – The Independent

UK weather – live updates: Met Office issues 'danger to life' snow warning as freezing temperatures forecast to intensify – The Independent

There is an amber weather warning for snow out with ‘risk to life’ until 9pm this evening in many parts of the UK.   The public has been urged to only travel if absolutely necessary.   A Met Office spokesman told The Independent the danger to life could arise when people start out on journeys but become […]

Brexit: Why Dutch fear no deal will leave onions to rot – BBC News

Brexit: Why Dutch fear no deal will leave onions to rot – BBC News

“From the Netherlands with love” is how Chayenne Wiskerke promotes her onions. The fourth-generation farmer has grown the family company into the Netherlands’ largest onion producer. But still, Brexit makes her feel helpless. “There isn’t much we can do,” she says. “We have to wait for the UK.” “If things stay as they are now […]