Euston station is a ‘petri dish of chaos’ say furious passengers as station is rammed with seething crowds trying to get home for Christmas – as train bosses admit it’s because their staff are on holiday

Dozens of Avanti train services cancelled at Euston today due to staff shortages Rail firm admitted short-notice cancellations due to ‘historic leave agreements’ By Oliver Price Published: 15:10 GMT, 16 December 2023 | Updated: 15:37 GMT, 16 December 2023 Euston station has been branded a ‘petri dish of chaos’ by furious passengers after reams of … Read more

Rishi Sunak insists Britain is a ‘leader’ and can ‘walk tall’ at Cop28 climate summit in Dubai… as he is relegated to the back row of ‘family photo’ behind Albania

Rishi Sunak insisted Britain is still a ‘leader’ on climate change today as he attended the Cop28 summit.   The PM dismissed warnings that the UK’s standing has been ‘diminished’ by a rethink on the Government’s net zero strategy as he said the country could ‘walk tall’. But Mr Sunak was left languishing at the back of … Read more

Two-bedroom home which formed iconic backdrop for the Hogwarts Express in Harry Potter goes on sale for £235,000

A magical train station with a two-bedroom home which formed the backdrop for the Hogwarts Express in the Harry Potter films has gone on sale for £235,000. The cosy cottage lies right next to the tracks at Beasdale Station – an operational railway station located in Druimindarroch, Scottish Highlands. The home was converted from the … Read more

Chinese mitten crab invasion is growing and we won’t ever be able to force them out of UK, says expert – as Britain’s first trap to catch them is unveiled

The first ever Chinese mitten crab trap in Britain has been installed, amid the growing population of the invasive species.  Mitten crabs, which first appeared in the UK in 1935, have recently been seen scuttling around London and Cambridgeshire, including at a park in the south-west of the capital, a dyke in Whittlesey and a … Read more

Buy your own islands! Three Scottish isles that come with 270 acres and their very own 19th century three-bedroom house could be yours for £1.5million

Three Scottish islands that come with an additional 19th century three-bedroom home could be yours for £1.5million – the first time the island has been on sale in 85 years. The stone farmhouse on Torsa Island, Inner Hebrides, Scotland is surrounded by land mainly used for grazing sheep and cattle, and is regularly visited by a … Read more

Texas singer Sharleen Spiteri reveals the ‘worst thing’ she’s ever done as she tells how she served spat out food to a rude customer

Texas singer Sharleen Spiteri reveals the ‘worst thing’ she’s ever done as she tells how she served spat out food to a rude customer By Kate Dennett For Mailonline Published: 00:48 BST, 3 August 2023 | Updated: 01:05 BST, 3 August 2023 Sharleen Spiteri has revealed the ‘worst thing’ she has ever done in her … Read more

Eagle-eyed viewers spot BBC’s latest gaffe as Graham Norton accidentally spoils Eurovision surprise

This is the moment Graham Norton suffered a toe-curling blunder as he prematurely reveals which UK city has won its bid to host Eurovision in front of hundreds of thousands of shocked BBC viewers. Norton, who hosts the BBC’s coverage, attempted to build the suspense during a special edition of The One Show this evening, with … Read more

Ukraine sent a message that they belong at a World Cup – but tears will only flow when war is over

CRAIG HOPE: Ukraine’s remarkable performance sent a message of defiance and dignity and showed that they truly belong at World Cup level… but tears of joy will only flow when the war is over Police were not needed here for an occasions governed by a longing for peace In a better world, Ukraine fans would … Read more

Scotland have become unwitting ‘bad guys’ ahead of World Cup play-off semi-final against Ukraine

The media accreditation list for a Scotland international rarely features news correspondents from CNN, Reuters, Al Jazeera, Sports Illustrated, the Washington Post, Bild, L’Equipe and the New York Times. The convergence of world news outlets on Glasgow for a World Cup play-off semi-final against Ukraine tonight reflects the significance of an event which now transcends … Read more

Scottish protesters march for independence after SNP election gains in local authorities

Scottish protesters march for independence after Nicola Sturgeon said she would start refreshing the ‘very positive case’ for Scotland to go it alone Scottish protestors took to the streets of Glasgow to renew calls for a second independence referendum The new push comes after Nicola Sturgeon’s SNP gained more councillors in Scottish local authorities Banners … Read more