Radio News Hub

January 04, 2018

England kick off World Cup with victory after a last gasp Kane winner

A stoppage-time header from two-goal Harry Kane gave England a 2-1 win over Tunisia in their opening World Cup Group G match on Monday..

Joint teams for Asian Games agreed by North and South Korea

The two Koreas have agreed to march together under a unified peninsula flag .

Britains FCA to investigate impact of EU asset management rules

Britain’s regulator will launch an investigation into the impact of new European Union rules on the asset management industry.

Three people die after being hit by a train

Three people died after they were struck by a train in south London .

May to outline NHS funding plans

The PM will announce her 10 year programme today..

Incredibles 2 Shatters Records With Heroic 180 Million Opening

The opening weekend of "Incredibles 2" was, well, incredible..

Southgate says England are free of baggage of past defeats ahead of World Cup opener

England will go into their opening game of the World Cup against Tunisia on Monday free of the psychological burden that has built up after a string of limp tournament exits, manager Gareth Southgate said on Sunday..

Theresa May pledges 20 billion extra pounds for healthcare post Brexit

Theresa May pledged on Sunday to increase funding for the National Health Service by 20 billion pounds after Brexit, funded by money no longer spent on membership of the European Union..

Major fire ravages celebrated Glasgow School of Art for second time

A huge fire has gutted one of Scotlands architectural gems, the Mackintosh building at the Glasgow School of Art, which was still being restored after a major blaze in 2014..

UK authorities release confiscated cannabis after boy hospitalised

The Home Secretary has released medicinal cannabis oil that had been confiscated from an epileptic boy who was later hospitalised suffering from seizures..

Uruguay defeat Egypt after late winner

Uruguays Jose Gimenez cannoned in an 89th minute header to deal Egypt a 1-0 defeat in their World Cup opener..

Ex soldier jailed for tampering with wifes parachute

Emile Cilliers has been sentenced to life imprisonment with a minimum of 18 years after being found guilty of attempting to murder his wife Victoria..

Upskirting to be made a criminal offence

Offenders could receive up to 2 years in prison.

Watchdog criticises Universal Credit

The National Audit system say despite its problems its too late to change.

Immigration rules for foreign doctors and nurses to be relaxed

The Home Secretary is thought to be pushing for the change to fill NHS vacancies.

Minutes silence for Grenfell Tower victims

The national pause marks the one year anniversary..

Spain boss fired on the eve of the World Cup

Spain coach Julen Lopetegui has been sacked just before their opening World Cup match against Portugal..

Dixons Carphone discovers unauthorised data access to payment card data

British mobile phone and electricals retailer Dixons Carphone said on Wednesday it had become the latest victim of cyber crime after discovering unauthorised access to its payment card data..

North Korean state media hails Kim Trump summit success

The faces of U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un were first and foremost on North Koreas official party newspaper on Wednesday as state media hailed Tuesdays historic summit between the two men..

Theresa May faces another day of Brexit compromise in parliament

Theresa May is likely to bow to pressure from pro-Europe rebels in her party for a second day on Wednesday when lawmakers debate the governments plans for future customs relations with the European Union..

Trump and Kim Jong Un sign agreement following summit

The US President says they will deal with a very big and dangerous problem for the world.

Trump holds talks with South Koreas Moon ahead of talks

U.S. President Donald Trump spoke to his South Korean counterpart by telephone..

Germany open to talks about trade with USA

Germany sees no immediate solution to the trade dispute between the United States and other major economies but remains open to talks among friends..

Poundworld goes into administration

This means around 5,100 jobs are at risk and becoming the latest victim of brutal trading conditions in the UK retail sector..

Prince Harry and Meghan set for royal tour

It will be the first for the couple as newly-weds.

Doctors who make honest mistakes will not face prosecution

Jeremy Hunt will announce the new government measures today.

Companies forced to make public pay differences

Companies will have to justify their chief executives’ salaries and reveal the gap to their average UK worker..

Earth tremors felt in Lincolnshire and Yorkshire

The British Geological Survey has confirmed a 3.9 magnitude earthquake has been felt in Lincolnshire and Yorkshire..

Halep ends wait for first Grand Slam title

Simona Halep was close to tears on Saturday after ending a long wait for herself and an even longer one for Romania by winning the French Open..

England beaten in South Africa in 10 try thriller

South Africa began a new era for their rugby with a dramatic 42-39 victory over England in the first test at Ellis Park on Saturday..

Trump and Kim heading to Singapore ahead of historic summit

U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are heading to Singapore in advance of a historic summit..

Emma Thompson made a Dame in the Queens Birthday Honours

Actress Emma Thompson has become a Dame in the Queens Birthday Honours..

King Kenny handed knighthood in Birthday Honours

Liverpool great Kenny Dalglish has been awarded a knighthood in the Queens birthday honours list .

May to organise Minsters away day to mend Brexit differences

Theresa May will gather together ministers after this months European Union summit to hammer out the final details of a much-anticipated Brexit policy..

No breakthrough for EU in US trade talks

The United States and European Union will establish a dialogue on trade within the next two weeks..

Premier League confirms two week winter break

The The FA, Premier League and Football League announced that they would implement a two-week, mid-season break in February from the 2019-20 season. .

England boss Southgate impressed with Rashfords swagger

ngland manager Gareth Southgate is giving no clues as to his starting line-up for Englands opening World Cup game but the performance of striker Marcus Rashford certainly gave him food for thought..

Boris warns of a possible Brexit meltdown during private dinner speech

Britains foreign minister Boris Johnson warned that there could be a Brexit meltdown but it will be "all right in the end" and that U.S. President Trump would take a tougher stance were he leading the talks, according to BuzzFeed..

G7 leaders set to clash with combative Trump over tariffs

Leaders of the Group of Seven rich nations are set to clash with a combative U.S. President Donald Trump when they pressure him to lift sanctions on steel and aluminum they fear could lead to a trade war..

Concerns raised over fan safety in the Russia World Cup

A report from the Foreign Affairs Committee, The FCO’s preparations for the 2018 World Cup, says that racist and/or homophobic intimidation, violence from hooligans and anti-British hostility are among the risks faced by those fans. .

Premier League chief to step down

Premier League Executive Chairman Richard Scudamore will stand down by the end of 2018..

Government publishes Brexit backstop proposals

The government has set out its plans for a one-year backstop plan for the Irish border finding an agreement on only part of what has become a Brexit stumbling block..

Supreme wont enforce Northern Ireland abortion law change

The Supreme Court has said Northern Irelands strict abortion law was incompatible with human rights, but also said it did not have the powers to make a formal ruling that the law should be changed..

Man arrested after death of 100 year old woman

Detectives investigating the robbery and later death of a 100-year-old woman have arrested a man on suspicion of murder..

House of Fraser to close 31 stores putting 6000 jobs at risk

British department store group House of Fraser said on Thursday it has proposed closing 31 stores in a move likely to result in 6,000 job losses..

Nightclub owner Peter Stringfellow dies at the age of 77

British businessman Peter Stringfellow has died at the age of 77 following a private battle with cancer..

Britain to publish Irish border Brexit backstop plan on Thursday

he British government will publish on Thursday its backstop plan for dealing with the Irish border after Brexit if it fails to agree a wide-ranging trade deal with the European Union that would eliminate the need for border checks..

Trump pardons great grandmother after appeal by Kim Kardashian

U.S. President Donald Trump on has commuted the life sentence of a woman for a first-time drug offense whose cause was taken up by celebrity Kim Kardashian West..