Theresa May flies back to London on Thursday morning to once again face colleagues seeking to oust her, as she struggles to find a way to pass her Brexit deal. Returning from Paris, where she joined world leaders pledging to boost internet safety on Wednesday, she will meet with rank-and-file Conservative Party members who want her to set a roadmap for quitting.Add your comment!
The unmarked grave of Joseph Merrick, who is better known as the Elephant Man, has been traced after nearly 130 years, it has been claimed. Merrick had a skeletal and soft tissue deformity which saw him as a freak show attraction, then a medical curiosity.
Some of London's busiest streets re-opened Monday for the first time in a week as climate change protesters regrouped and plotted a new course after police made more than 1,000 arrests. The so-called Extinction Rebellion took over the heart of the British capital in a bid to focus global attention on rising temperatures and sea levels caused by greenhouse gas emissions.
Three of the UK's nations have recorded their highest ever Easter Sunday temperatures, the Met Office has said. Scotland's peak was 23.4C (74F), in Edinburgh, while that same temperature was also the high point in Wales - coming in Cardiff. Northern Ireland beat a 95-year-old record when the mercury hit 21C at Helen's Bay near Bangor.
The Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) has come into force in central London. Drivers of older, more polluting vehicles are being charged to enter the congestion zone area at any time. Transport for London (TfL) hopes the move will reduce the number of polluting cars in the capital, and estimates that about 40,000 vehicles will be affected every day.
Thousands of Leave supporters gathered outside Parliament to protest against the delay to Brexit, on the day the UK had been due to leave the EU. Traffic was brought to a standstill, amid chants of Brexit now. The March to Leave, which started in Sunderland a fortnight ago, has also arrived in Westminster.
From February 21st-23rd, the UK’s largest and most comprehensive beer festival, Craft Beer Rising, is back in east London. If 155 breweries and an array of delicious street food offerings weren’t enough, there will also be a world-class soundtrack from five of influential London radio station Soho Radio’s key hosts.
Barclays is moving €190bn (£166bn) of assets to Dublin because it cannot wait any longer to implement its Brexit contingency plan. The High Court, which has approved the move, says the move involves 5,000 clients. However, few jobs in London are expected to be affected.
After forty years in the service of the Falkland Islands, Sukey Cameron, the Falklands Representative in London is to retire in October. The Penguin News chatted with Ms Cameron about her long and distinguished career.
The Falkland Islands Government announced on Friday that Mrs Sukey Cameron MBE, the Falkland Islands Government Representative in the UK, is to retire in October 2019.