Most KFCs in UK remain closed because of chicken shortage

Fast food chain blames contract with delivery firm DHL, with more than 600 outlets still shut Fast food Mon 19 Feb 2018 08.07EST Share on Twitter View more sharing options Share on Pinterest Share on Google+ Share on Messenger Close KFC published a list of only 254 of its 900

Elon Musk sells all 20,000 Boring Company ‘flamethrowers’

Stunt generates $10m for billionaires personal hobby despite warnings from Home Office and US politicians Elon Musk sells all 20,000 Boring Company ‘flamethrowers’ Stunt generates $10m for billionaires personal hobby despite warnings from Home Office and US politicians Samuel Gibbs Last modified on Thu 1 Feb 2018 06.00EST Share via

Mark E Smith, founder and lead singer with the Fall, dies aged 60

Famously fractious singer had been suffering from ill health throughout 2017 Mark E Smith, founder and lead singer with the Fall, dies aged 60 Famously fractious frontman had been suffering from ill health throughout 2017 The final interview: I can clear a pub when I want to Ben Beaumont-Thomas First

The joys and benefits of bilingualism | Tobias Jones

More than half the worlds population is now bilingual. Now thought to encourage flexibility of mind and empathy, bilingualism is also transforming societies UK news The joys and benefits of bilingualism Tobias Jones More than half the worlds population is now bilingual. Now thought to encourage flexibility of mind and

C4 calls in security experts after presenter suffers online abuse

Cathy Newman subjected to vicious misogynistic abuse after interview with psychologist C4 calls in security experts after presenter suffers online abuse Cathy Newman subjected to vicious misogynistic abuse after interview with psychologist Graham Ruddick Last modified on Fri 19 Jan 2018 17.28EST Share via Email Share on LinkedIn Share on

Record number of Irish passports issued as Brexit vote spurs demand

779,000 Irish passports issued in 2017, the highest number since records began and up 6% on the year before The number of Irish passports issued has hit record levels since the Brexit vote, with applications from Britain and Northern Ireland continuing to rise, the Irish government has announced. More than

Brexit is a ‘nationalist spasm’: Lord Adonis resigns as infrastructure tsar

Labour peer urges his party to support second referendum as he steps down as chair of national commission Brexit has caused a nervous breakdown in Whitehall, the former Labour minister Andrew Adonis has said following his resignation as chair of the government-backed National Infrastructure Commission. Lord Adonis resigned on Friday

Labour voters could abandon party over Brexit stance, poll finds

Party urged to clarify policy as poll finds more than half of Labour voters oppose leadership backing Brexit Labour is coming under pressure from leading pro-remain campaigners to clarify its stance on Brexit, after polling showed that a quarter of its current voters could switch party by the next election

UK to deport Afghan torture survivor on Christmas Day

Home Office decision to forcibly remove man it accepts was tortured shows complete lack of humanity, lawyer says A 39-year-old Afghan survivor of torture is to be forcibly removed from the UK and returned to his home country on Christmas Day, in what is thought to be the first case

Damian Green sacked as first secretary of state after porn allegations

Green admits he made misleading statements after pornography was found on Commons computer in 2008 Damian Green was sacked as first secretary of state on Wednesday after admitting he lied about the presence of pornographic images on his House of Commons computer. An investigation by the cabinet secretary Sir Jeremy