Black Lives Matter protesters prepare to march on UK cities for fourth straight weekend

Black Lives Matter (BLM) protestors are preparing to march on cities across the UK for the fourth consecutive weekend. Police are expecting crowds of anti-racism demonstrators to march through London as well as cities including Glasgow and Birmingham. Forces have warned against violence and urged crowds to follow social distancing rules introduced at the height … Read more

Houses go up in flames after lightning strikes as thunderstorms cause ‘worst floods in 20 years’ 

One house collapsed and others went up in flames after violent thunderstorms battered the UK yesterday, causing flash flooding. The three-storey Victorian building, which was unoccupied at the time, partially collapsed in the middle of the street in Chorlton, south Manchester, with firefighters seen checking houses on either side. Meanwhile, an entire street in Milnrow, … Read more

Met Office issues severe weather warning for thunderstorms and flooding

Thunderstorms will surge across much of Britain today and tomorrow as the Met Office issued yellow weather warnings ahead of a heatwave next week. Downpours could cause flooding this afternoon in a huge weather front across the west of the country stretching from Cornwall to Glasgow and parts of Northern Ireland. The tempest will move … Read more

Scottish loyalists in Glasgow clash with riot police and hurl missiles

Scottish loyalists and BLM protesters demanding the removal of Glasgow’s Sir Robert Peel statue hurl missiles at each other and clash with riot police – as officers make astonishing claim the trouble was not linked to BLM demo By Danyal Hussain For Mailonline Published: 14:07 BST, 14 June 2020 | Updated: 14:20 BST, 14 June … Read more

A 15,000-strong crowd march for Black Lives Matter in Brighton

Angry scenes have been captured in town squares across the UK as Black Lives Matter protesters clashed with counter-demonstrators today.  More than 1,000 protesters gathered in Brighton to stand in solidarity with BLM demonstrations worldwide.  While protesters in Bristol denied they were far-right supporters while gathering at the Cenotaph with ‘All Lives Matter’ banners.  Hundreds … Read more

Angry scenes as Black Lives Matter protesters and counter-demonstrators clash across UK

Angry scenes have been captured in town squares across the UK as Black Lives Matter protesters clashed with counter-demonstrators today.  More than 1,000 protesters gathered in Brighton to stand in solidarity with BLM demonstrations worldwide.  While protesters in Bristol denied they were far-right supporters while gathering at the Cenotaph with ‘All Lives Matter’ banners.  Hundreds … Read more

Author recalls growing up with alcoholic dad and drug addict sister in a sink estate in the Nineties

An author has shared a candid account of growing up on a Scottish sink estate in the Nineties. Fashion journalist Lynne Coleman, who has written three books and now lives in Edinburgh, moved to an ex-council house in Auchenback, a few miles outside of Glasgow, when she was six. She told how arson, vandalism and violent … Read more