UK News

Royals in Paris

[ad_1] It was the duke’s first official visit to the city where his mother, Diana, Princess of Wales, was killed in a car crash in 1997. The visit, dubbed by some of the local French press as a “Brexit charm offensive” did not include any official memorial events for Diana. [ad_2] Source link

UK News

Ireland end England's Grand Slam bid

[ad_1] Six Nations 2017: Ireland 13-9 England highlights Six Nations: Ireland v England Ireland (10) 13 Try: Henderson Con: Sexton Pens: Sexton 2 England (3) 9 Pens: Farrell 3 Ireland wrecked England’s Grand Slam dream and ended their world record run of victories with a dramatic win at a rejoicing Aviva Stadium. The home side […]

UK News

William and Kate meet French attack survivors

[ad_1] Image copyright AP Image caption The royal couple travelled to Paris at the request of the Foreign Office The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have met survivors of the 2015 Bataclan terror attack during a visit to Les Invalides military hospital in Paris. Praising the survivors for their bravery, the duke told them: “We […]

UK News

Moment BBC crew caught in Mount Etna eruption

[ad_1] A BBC team of journalists and several tourists had to run for cover after they were caught in the middle of Mount Etna erupting in Sicily. Science correspondent Rebecca Morelle recounts what happened. Camerawoman: Rachel Price Read more Mount Etna: BBC crew caught up in volcano blast [ad_2] Source link

UK News

Buckingham Palace repairs funding approved by MPs

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Funding for a multimillion-pound refurbishment of Buckingham Palace has been approved by MPs. They backed changes to the Sovereign Grant – the funding formula for the monarchy’s official duties – by 464 votes to 56. The grant will increase by 10% to pay for the £369m refurbishment. Officials say the […]

UK News

Murder probe as young child found dead in Faringdon

[ad_1] Image copyright Thinkstock Image caption A murder investigation has been launched following the discovery of a dead child at a property in Faringdon A young child has been found dead at a property in Oxfordshire, prompting a murder investigation. Police found the child after being called to at a home at Bromsgrove Cottages in […]

UK News

Muirfield golf club overturns men-only policy

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Women were only welcome at the course and clubhouse as guests and visitors Muirfield golf club has voted to admit women as members for the first time in its history. Members at the privately-owned club voted 80.2% in favour of updating their membership policy. It followed a decision […]

UK News

Kickboxer Scott Marsden, 14, dies after Leeds title fight

[ad_1] Image caption Scott Marsden (centre) has been described as a ‘well loved and respected fighter and sportsman’ A 14-year-old kickboxer has died after collapsing during a national title bout. Scott Marsden was taken to hospital after needing urgent medical attention during the fight in Leeds on Saturday, but later died. Scott was a member […]

UK News

Jack Monroe 'fell apart' after Katie Hopkins tweets

[ad_1] Media captionJack Monroe: “I had no choice but to respond to it” Jack Monroe “fell apart as a person” after defamatory tweets sent by Mail Online columnist Katie Hopkins, the food blogger has told the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire programme. Monroe successfully sued Hopkins over two tweets published in 2015, asking if Monroe had “scrawled […]