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Is your child’s school closed during teacher strike? Full list of walkouts in your area

Is your child’s school closed during teacher strike? Full list of walkouts in your area - Wednesday set to be biggest day of industrial action in over a decade


Boris Johnson tried to shut down Brexit 'gloom mongering' and it completely backfired

Boris Johnson has faced the wrath of social media for posting a video banging on about Brexit. Over on Twitter, he asked people to remember the vaccine rollout and said it was due to the work of "great companies" but also because "we'd taken back control" of the MHRA meaning the vaccine could be approved "faster than any other European country" giv...


Madison Brooks news - live: LSU student’s family is ‘blown away’ by victim blaming as they say ‘rape is rape’

Madison Brooks news - live: LSU student’s family is ‘blown away’ by victim blaming as they say ‘rape is rape’ - Nineteen-year-old sorority sister was hit by a car and died on 15 January after alleged rape by group of men she met at Reggie’s Bar in Baton Rouge


Boris comeback is on! Former PM launches attack on Sunak as he secures support in US

Boris Johnson has fuelled more speculation that he is planning a comeback as Prime Minister with a visit to Washington DC to meet senior Republicans.


Archaeologists discover 8ft iron sword in 4th century Japanese burial mound

Archaeologists discover 8ft iron sword in 4th century Japanese burial mound -


Radioactive capsule that fell off truck found in Australia

The capsule was found south of Newman on the Great Northern Highway.


Ambulance flips over after crash with double-decker bus in London's Baker Street

Two paramedics can be seen clambering out of the ambulance.


Michel Barnier eyes up Starmer to be next PM as EU fawns over 'European' Labour leader

Mr Barnier said the "door is open" for new relations between the EU and the UK.


Ukraine on high alert as Russia plans major escalation of war, warns military chief

Ukraine is gearing up for a significant escalation of the war by Russia, which could happen within weeks.


Minister: No level of consultation on refugees would have changed views of some

Protests have been held in Waterford, Cork and areas of Dublin in recent weeks where refugees or asylum seekers have been housed.


‘She sliced off his finger with a broken glass bottle...' The male stars who are domestic abuse survivors

Domestic abuse is a gendered crime and often portrayed as male violence against women. But men can be victims too. Whilst some men have been subjected to systematic abuse by their partners, others were involved in a crime of passion by an angry ex as hell hath no fury like a woman scorned. Find out which male stars were BEATEN by their partners...


'Dances With Wolves' actor arrested in sex abuse case

Nathan Chasing Horse was taken into custody, accused of sexually assaulting young Indigenous girls during a period spanning two decades. View on euronews


Man missing from North Sea rig named by police

Man missing from North Sea rig named by police - Jason Thomas was reported missing on 22 January


Millions face disruption as strikes hit schools, trains, universities and border checks – live

Public warned of ‘significant disruption’ from strikes involving teachers, civil servants, Border Force staff and train drivers


Loose Women star furious as she's stranded after airport staff 'destroy' her wheelchair

Loose Women's Sophie Morgan was left furious after airport staff damaged her wheelchair after it was checked in for her flight, forcing her to sit in an unsafe aisle chair


Richard Madeley sparks backlash as GMB viewers slam 'disrespectful' strike comments

Members of the National Education Union have decided to strike today in the first of seven days of industrial action which is expected to impact tens of thousands of schools.


Nicola Bulley: Police trace ‘potential key witness’ in search for missing dog walker

Nicola Bulley: Police trace ‘potential key witness’ in search for missing dog walker - Nicola Bulley, 45, was last seen on a Lancashire towpath last Friday, with her phone and her dog found nearby


Pensioner in west London crash attacked by dog as she inspected damage

Pensioner in west London crash attacked by dog as she inspected damage - Detectives are still searching for the owners of the dog


Covid warning as cases surge 50% in 10 days as new Kraken variant rages through UK

The strain is not only better at infecting, it is better at evading our defences when doing so, experts warned.


Outrage as 'reckless' mum leaves baby in pram on the beach while she 'went for coffee'

Walkers discovered the baby alone in a pram with a note that read: "Please do not approach, the child is sleeping."


Dramatic moment Russian soldiers are wiped out by Ukraine ‘death ray' weapon

Roughly 127,500 Russian soldiers have been killed since they invaded on February 24, according to the latest update from the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.


This is why teachers are striking in Chorley today

Lancashire Post reporter Emma Downey spoke to Union representatives outside Chorley schools to find out why they're striking today.


Russia preparing for ‘maximum escalation’, says top Ukrainian security official

Russia preparing for ‘maximum escalation’, says top Ukrainian security official - Oleksiy Danilov says Moscow has been ‘gathering everything possible’ for a major offensive


Man dies in fireball after car smash in Enfield

Man dies in fireball after car smash in Enfield -


'Beyond devastated': Family pays tribute to 'handsome' boy, 14, killed during first rodeo bull ride

A 14-year-old boy has died while riding a bull for the first time at a rodeo in North Carolina.


Several mortars hit near Presidential Palace ahead of regional security summit

Several mortar shells hit the area around Somalia’s Presidential Palace in the country’s capital Mogadishu on Wednesday, hours before the start of a summit of regional leaders to address the military offensive against the Al Shabaab terrorist group. According to information gathered by the Somali news portal Jowhar, a total of five shells have hit […]


Who is on strike today? Check how your area is affected with our interactive tool

Britain is to face the biggest day of industrial action for over a decade today when seven unions are planning to go on strike. On Wednesday, schools will close across swathes of the country in what is becoming a de facto general strike as train drivers, civil servants, airport and university staff join teachers in industrial action. It will see 50...


Brexit: UK and EU ‘strike customs deal’ in protocol breakthrough

Brexit: UK and EU ‘strike customs deal’ in protocol breakthrough - Brussels also said to have made concessions of role of European Court


Today's strikes explained - Who is taking action today and how it will affect your area

Up to half a million Britons will refuse to work today as railway workers and teachers launch strike action following long-running disputes over pay and working conditions amid crippling inflation.


Girl, 4, dies after being mauled by dog in garden

Girl, 4, dies after being mauled by dog in garden - Young child declared dead at scene in ‘absolutely tragic incident’, Thames Valley Police say


‘Warped and angry’ killer cut girlfriend’s throat in two-day violence spree

‘Warped and angry’ killer cut girlfriend’s throat in two-day violence spree - Lee Peacock killed Sharon Pickles and Clinton Ashmore just two months after he was released from prison


Alec Baldwin charged with involuntary manslaughter in Rust shooting

Alec Baldwin charged with involuntary manslaughter in the fatal shooting of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins. If found guilty, he could face up to 18 months in prison. View on euronews


Russian journalist sentenced to eight years in jail for 'fake news'

Prominent Russian journalist Alexander Nevzorov was sentenced in absentia to eight years in jail by a Moscow court on Wednesday after it found him guilty of spreading 'fake news' about the Russian army, state media reported. Investigators opened a case against Nevzorov last year for posts on social media in which he accused Russia's armed forces of...


Kim Yo-jong, the dictator's sister and North Korea's likely future leader, here is what we know

Kim Yo-jong, the dictator's sister and North Korea's likely future leader, here is what we know


Putin accused of violating nuclear treaty as relations with US deteriorate over 'toxicity'

The New Start Treaty came into force in 2011, with the aim of capping the number of strategic nuclear warheads that Russia or the US can deploy.


Armed police gun down killer dog after four-year-old mum's chilling scream of 'she's dead'

Police gunned down the animal after the four-year-old was attacked and killed.


Ex-Police officer admits 'sickening' sexual assault on 13-year-old girl

The former officer was arrested after a bus driver noticed his inappropriate behaviour towards the teenager.


George Santos turns on OAN reporter after she asks him to ‘sincerely’ apologise to voters for lying

George Santos turns on OAN reporter after she asks him to ‘sincerely’ apologise to voters for lying - ‘I don’t know what looking sorry looks like to you, Caitlin’


Couple at war with 'monstrous' millionaire neighbours over 6ft fence 'blocking front door'

The couple believe the fence has wiped £100,000 off the value of their property.


World's oldest Olympian, who competed at London Games in 1948, dies aged 107

Tributes have been paid to veteran sailor Felix Sienra, who represented Uruguay at the 1948 Summer Games in London and was the grand age of 107 when he died on Monday


Moterbike incredibly overloaded with a mountain of cargo

A motorbike was discovered blatantly carrying overloaded cargo on a busy street in Hanoi city, Vietnam on January 17.


Thai police apologise after Taiwanese actress’s extortion claims

Charlene An posted on social media that she had been stopped and searched while travelling in a taxi and paid money to officers.


Pensioners in 25 countries may receive boost worth up to £600 to help with energy bills

Millions of payments will be issued to pensioners, many of whom are living in countries across the world.


Horror as man stabbed to death in park - police seal off area as probe launched

Police have issued an urgent appeal for witnesses.


Dog walker’s ‘traumatic’ cause of death revealed at inquest after mauling in park

Dog walker’s ‘traumatic’ cause of death revealed at inquest after mauling in park - Natasha Johnston, 28, was attacked by dogs at a beauty spot in Caterham, Surrey


Ukraine LIVE: Calls for banned weapons probe as Kyiv readies for huge new attack in weeks

The city of Izyum, in the northeastern region of Kharkiv, Ukraine, has remained an unsafe location for civilians despite being liberated last September as the area is littered with "uncleared mines".


Victims of London phone theft find stolen mobiles are ending up in the SAME street in Chinese city

The stolen phones are appearing on Huafa South Road in Shenzhen, 6,000 miles away from their owners in London. It's believed the iPhones are being stripped for parts by buyers.


Sacred ritual at King's Coronation could be seen by public for first time in history

The King could become the first monarch in Britain to be publicly anointed with holy oil


Heavily armed gunman who opened fire in Nebraska Target store shot dead by police

Heavily armed gunman who opened fire in Nebraska Target store shot dead by police - No injuries reported as gunman opens fire inside retail store


Boris Johnson hits back at Farage accusation: ‘I don’t know if Nigel’s speaking for the Kremlin’

Boris Johnson hits back at Farage accusation: ‘I don’t know if Nigel’s speaking for the Kremlin’ - Former British prime minister also says Vladimir Putin had tried to ‘creep me out’