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Most KFCs in UK remain closed because of chicken shortage – The Guardian

Most KFCs in UK remain closed because of chicken shortage – The Guardian

Fast food chain blames contract with delivery firm DHL, with more than 600 outlets still shut The closures have led to complaints and ridicule from KFC customers. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA The fast food chain KFC has been forced to temporarily close most of its UK outlets after problems with a new delivery contract led to […]

The UK is suffering from an extreme case of generational inequality – New Statesman

Donald Trump bankrupted his companies six times. He bragged that he was the “king of debt”. He entered office owing more than $1bn to 150 institutions. So should we really be surprised to discover that the president of the United States was only pretending to be a fiscal conservative? On 12 February, the Trump White […]

Ryanair denies 'ripping off' passengers from the UK – Irish Times

Ryanair has denied ripping off passengers who book flights from the UK to the eurozone despite pushing a currency conversion option which is substantially out of line with the exchange rates widely available elsewhere. The airline’s prices are in the currency of a flight’s country of departure so anyone booking flights from the UK automatically […]

Woman and toddler killed as car collides with lorry near Rugby – The Guardian

Man and six-year-old girl from same vehicle taken to hospital after crash in Warwickshire The blue Nissan Qashqai collided with a lorry as it was coming off the M6 at junction 1. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA A 31-year-old woman and a two-year-old boy have died after the car they were travelling in was involved in a […]

Brendan Cox, Husband of Murdered UK Lawmaker, Resigns Over Abuse Accusations – New York Times

In a post on Twitter on Saturday, he also acknowledged “mistakes I made several years ago while at Save the Children,” a charity that promotes children’s rights around the globe. “I take responsibility for my actions and will hold myself to a higher standard in the future,” he added. Last week I decided to step […]

'This is your moment': UK stars back anti-harassment campaign ahead of BAFTAs – Sky News

Emma Watson, Emilia Clarke and Jodie Whittaker are among those demanding an end to sexual harassment ahead of tonight’s BAFTAs. They are among more than 190 of Britain’s leading female stars who have signed an open letter – which begins “Dear Sisters” – published in The Observer. The women say they stand united with the […]

MPs want Brexit fund for UK farmers – BBC News

MPs want Brexit fund for UK farmers – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Sheep meat exports to the EU could be subject to high tariffs if their is no UK-EU Brexit deal MPs scrutinising the government’s plans for the agriculture industry after Brexit want funding for farmers when EU subsidies end, they said in a report. Without an EU-UK trade deal, farm […]

Exclusive: shock figures reveal state of UK's brutal prisons – The Guardian

Observer analysis of inspection reports shows two in five jails are unsafe and inadequate conditions prevail in over two-thirds HMP Liverpool showed signs of overcrowding, as did Bristol, Guys Marsh, Nottingham and Wormwood Scrubs prisons. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images The scale of the crisis engulfing Britain’s prisons can be revealed, after an Observer investigation found […]

MPs' 'fake news' inquiry barred from UK embassy – The Guardian

Diplomats said ‘offending Trump’ was reason for decision not to host historic session in Washington Foreign office minister Alan Duncan told DCMS holding session at embassy would be ‘unhelpful’ in term of US relations. Photograph: Adem Altan/AFP/Getty Images The British embassy in Washington backtracked on promises to host a session of the parliamentary inquiry into […]

UK Party Sacks Leader in Fallout From Racist Markle Texts – U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report UK Party Sacks Leader in Fallout From Racist Markle TextsU.S. News & World ReportLONDON (AP) — The troubled U.K. Independence Party ousted its leader Saturday after a scandal over racist text messages sent by his girlfriend, leaving the future of the right-wing party that played a key role in Brexit […]

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