#UK

  • Pink’s ‘Beautiful Trauma’ is Her First U.K. No. 1 Album Since 2008

    Pink’s seventh studio album scores combined units of 70,000, of which 64 percent are physical purchases, according to the Official Charts Company. Her fifth set, Funhouse, was her previous instant U.K. chart-topper, in November 2008. The new set outside last week’s No. 1, Liam Gallagher’s As You Were (Warner...
  • Kendrick Lamar announces UK Damn Tour 2018

    The rapper will perform two huge London dates next Spring. Kendrick Lamar will perform two huge London dates as part of his newly announced DAMN tour in 2018. Lamar will play five UK shows in Spring next year, including two consecutive nights at The O2 on Monday, February 12...
  • Cop losing his job after having sex with missing teenager

    A cop in the UK was booted from the force amid accusations that he had sex with a “vulnerable” teenager who had gone missing, according to a report. Lincolnshire Special Sergeant Corey Alvey, 26 — who was part of a team searching for the 17-year-old — connected with the...
  • 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...