UK News:

Eurovision 2019: UK's last-placed entry has score lowered
…The UK's last-placed Eurovision Song Contest entry has had its score lowered… points, and fell from fifth to sixth place. Despite the UK result, Rice said he had…


Chagos Islands dispute: UN backs end to UK control
…The UN has passed a resolution demanding the UK return control of the Chagos… states were in favour and only six against, a major diplomatic blow to the UK. Fifty… in exchange for independence. In a statement to the BBC, the UK's Foreign and Commonwealth…


European elections 2019: Polls to take place across the UK
… in the UK are open from 07:00 until 22:00 BST. Results will not be announced until all… by 22:00 BST on Sunday 26 May. UK Euro election constituencies Voters must… Commonwealth citizen or a citizen of an EU country. They have to be resident at a UK


EE to launch UK's first 5G service in May
…EE will switch on its 5G service in six UK cities on 30 May, the first mobile… network in the UK to do so. People in London, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Belfast, Birmingham… updates to the Android operating system. "This is the start of the UK's 5G journey…


Straws: UK government to bring in new controls on plastic
…In a bid to limit ocean pollution, the UK government will introduce new…


Poverty in the UK is 'systematic' and 'tragic', says UN special rapporteur
…The UK's social safety net has been "deliberately removed and replaced… visited UK towns and cities and made preliminary findings last November… impoverishment]" of a significant part of the UK population, meaning they had continually put…


Brexit: Your simple guide to the UK leaving the EU
…). The UK joined the EU, then known as the EEC (European Economic Community), in 1973…. Why is the UK leaving? A public vote - called a referendum - was held on Thursday… 23 June 2016 when voters were asked just one question - whether the UK should…


Northern Ireland economy 'is slowest growing in UK'
…Northern Ireland's economy was the slowest growing of any UK region… with an average UK growth rate of 1.5%. ESCoE is a consortium of research institutions… to produce estimates of regional economic growth in the UK. London continued…


Accused 'flees UK' ahead of Essex cyber-attack court hearing
… is wanted for allegedly fleeing the UK before a court appearance. Canadian national Evan… been travelling between Canada and the UK for court hearings, last attending on 15… in the UK he will be arrested and brought before this court and we will deal…


Former 'world's fattest man' Paul Mason to return to the UK
…A man once known as the "fattest in the world" is to return to the UK to get…" in the UK. 'Bad influence' Making the announcement on Facebook , he said: "Over…." He said he needs to return to the UK where he would be "eligible…