ELECTRI-CITIES! UK’S MOST ‘ELECTRIC CAR FRIENDLY’ TOWNS AND CITIES REVEALED

●     52% of car owners say they don’t expect to switch to an electric car soon because of the UK’s inadequate charging infrastructure^ ●     Poole, Dorset has the UK’s highest percentage of properties with private off-street parking, offering more electric car home charging...

Ikea store set to close in Birmingham City Centre

Ikea announced the shop in Dale End will be set to close on 9th August because of "a number of factors" which included the location of the shop. The shop is part of the broader Martineau Galleries plans, opposite new...

Girl aged six killed in Smethwick, on way to mosque prayers

A six-year-old girl who was hit by a car and killed, she was heading for prayers at a mosque with her father. police have said: Jannatul Bakya was hit while crossing Oldbury Road in Smethwick, West Midlands, on Saturday night. Her...

UK weather: Met Office climate report reveals – Britain hotter and wetter, over the...

Britain is hotter and wetter than at any former time in the past 100 years, the latest figures from the Met Office show. Last year was the fifth warmest for the UK in records dating back more than a century,...

Leeds parents jailed over Bangladesh ‘Forced Marriage’ wedding

A husband and wife have been jailed for misleading their daughter into travelling to Bangladesh to force her into marriage.  The couple were described as "monsters" by their daughter who they had threatened to kill if she did not go...

Birmingham’s Channel 4 HQ bid Supported by Redditch MP

Birmingham’s bid to be the site of Channel 4’s HQ. Has made it on to the final shortlist, Rachel Maclean, MP for Redditch, has vowed to support the second city’s bid due to the benefits it will bring to...

Wolverhampton man arrested after a ‘horrific attack’ on a three-year-old boy

A second man from Wolverhampton suspected, in connection with the acid attack on a three-year-old boy in Worcester, remains in custody. A 39-year-old man from Wolverhampton who was arrested on Sunday also remains in custody after Saturday's attack in Worcester,...

UK HEATWAVE: WHAT DOES THE LAW SAY ON EMPLOYEE RIGHTS DURING HOT WEATHER?

THE hottest day of the decade could be on its way to the UK – with the mercury set to climb to highs of 34 degrees on Wednesday (25 July), according to the Met Office. But the sun’s rays can...

Iconic buildings to light up blue to celebrate the NHS’ 70th birthday!

Iconic landmarks and buildings across East of England and the Midlands will be lighting up in blue on the evening of 5 July to say ‘Happy Birthday’ to the NHS and to recognise its special place in our lives. As well...

Student Discovers Huge Flake

A London student believes he's found the world's biggest Crunchy Nut Cornflake — measuring six inches long. Hinay Lad 22-year-old thought a piece of his ceiling had fallen into his bowl when he poured his crunchy nut. Healthcare student Hinay, who...