#UK

  • Biggest Christian festival in the UK decides to showcase some Islam too

    LONDON (RNS) — Greenbelt, the biggest Christian festival in the United Kingdom, will feature Muslim worship for the first time this year. The decision by organizers of the annual festival — which began more than 40 years ago as a gathering that drew about 1,500 young people — has...
  • Calvin Harris Has Eighth U.K. No. 1 Single, Ed Sheeran Back to Album Summit

    Calvin Harris has his eighth U.K. No. 1 single as “Feels” (Columbia/Sony), featuring Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry and Big Sean, climbs three places. Ed Sheeran’s ÷ (Asylum/Warner) moves back to the album summit for a 15th non-consecutive week, as the death of Glen Campbell brings about a new peak...
  • Baby Charlie Gard has died

    Charlie Gard, a British baby who became the subject of a bitter dispute between his parents and doctors over whether he should be taken to the United States for experimental treatment, has died, the Daily Mail newspaper’s website said on Friday. The 11-month-old baby suffered from an extremely rare...
  • American doctor to meet with specialist for Charlie Gard

    An American doctor specializing in treating rare genetic conditions is meeting with other specialists treating Charlie Gard, assessing the critically ill 11-month-old for the first time. Dr. Michio Hirano of Columbia University will talk with doctors from Great Ormond Street Hospital and the child’s mother, Connie Yates, on Monday...
  • Video: Acid thrown at fast food deliverymen

    A teenager has been arrested after two suspects riding on a moped carried out five depraved assaults in Stoke Newington, Hackney and Islington, according to police. Victims, who were all reportedly fast-food delivery drivers, were rushed to hospital after having the corrosive substance either thrown or sprayed in their...
  • Parents of sick baby Charlie Gard leave the courtroom after trying to persuade the judge

    The parents of a baby with a rare disease stormed out of a London court hearing in an emotional outburst on Thursday, as the couple tried to persuade a judge to let them take their critically-ill child to the United States for medical treatment. Charlie Gard’s parents are challenging...
  • Man claims he was reprimanded for wearing make up to work

    A male shop worker has slammed his bosses after claiming he was reprimanded for wearing make-up at work. In 2017, we have men who sell make-up, men who write about make-up and a string of successful male beauty bloggers and vloggers, but perish the thought a man should actually...
  • Hospital Reportedly Blocks Pastor From Praying Over Charlie Gard

    The Great Ormond Street Hospital reportedly blocked a U.S. pastor from praying over Charlie Gard Sunday, sparking further outrage over the hospital’s handling of Gard’s case. Reverend Patrick Mahoney was initially barred from entering Gard’s room despite coming on invitation from Gard’s parents, Chris Gard and Connie Yates, according to...
  • Can selfies be the blame for spreading head lice in schools ???

    Smartphones are fueling a dramatic rise in head lice among British schoolchildren, scientists have claimed. Kids often cluster together in groups around their phones when taking photos, allowing the lice to jump from one child’s head to the next. A study of more than 200 youngsters found those owning...