Sturgeon says UK PM May nudging Scotland towards second referendum – Reuters

LONDON The “sheer intransigence” of the British government over Brexit could lead to a second Scottish independence referendum, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Tuesday, warning time was running out for the country to change course. Writing in the Times newspaper, Sturgeon said Britain’s vote to leave the European Union had changed the landscape since […]

UK ‘must insulate 25 million homes’ – BBC News

UK ‘must insulate 25 million homes’ – BBC News

Image copyright PA Image caption The UK needs a radical overhaul of existing housing stock if it is to meet emissions targets More than one home every minute will need to be refurbished in the UK between now and 2050, experts say. A report to Parliament says 25 million existing homes will not meet the […]

Fight on UK train after people kept placing bagels on travellers’ heads – The Guardian

Police were called to break up a fight on a train as rowdy passengers repeatedly placed bagels on other travellers’ heads. Officers arrived at Potters Bar station in Hertfordshire just after 1am on Sunday after being alerted to passengers fighting and intimidating others. The 12.54am Great Northern service from King’s Cross to Huntingdon was held […]

Primark still in fashion for UK shoppers – BBC News

Primark still in fashion for UK shoppers – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images The owner of Primark expects profits to keep rising as it continues to open more stores. Associated British Foods said it opened 16 new outlets for the discount fashion chain in the UK, Europe and the US last year. It predicts total sales for Primark will jump 11% in the six […]

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