Sat-nav maps update aims to prevent stuck lorries

Sat-nav maps update aims to prevent stuck lorries

Image copyright Network Rail Image caption Lorry drivers sometimes ignore large warning signs A multi-million pound sat-nav project aims to stop lorries and other vehicles getting stuck in narrow lanes and under low-lying bridges on UK routes. Ordnance Survey is creating a database that will contain information about 200,000 miles (321,869km) of roadways to prevent […]

Dentists condemn call for child migrants’ teeth to be tested

Dentists condemn call for child migrants’ teeth to be tested

Image copyright PA A Tory MP’s call for child migrants arriving in the UK from Calais to have their teeth tested to verify their ages has been condemned by dentists. Several unaccompanied children have arrived to join relatives in the UK – amid suggestions they could be adults. Monmouth MP David Davies said mandatory teeth […]

Labour upholds Angela Eagle’s abuse and intimidation complaints

Labour upholds Angela Eagle’s abuse and intimidation complaints

Image copyright Getty Images Labour’s governing body has upheld complaints by MP Angela Eagle that she and her staff were subjected to homophobic abuse and intimidation by local party activists. The MP for Wallasey, who mounted a leadership challenge to Jeremy Corbyn, said a brick had been thrown through her constituency office window. Ms Eagle […]

Astronauts enter China’s space station

19 October 2016 Last updated at 03:53 BST A pair of astronauts have entered China’s Tiangong 2 space station as they begin the country’s longest manned space mission. Astronauts enter China’s space station

Eli Manning Just Wants Beckham to Keep Playing Football – ABC News

For those who thought Eli Manning was getting a little tired of the weekly antics of Odell Beckham Jr. — guess again. The New York Giants veteran quarterback said Tuesday that everything is just fine between him and the 23-year-old receiver who had a career day Sunday, catching eight passes for 222 yards and two […]

5 ways social media can help you travel – New York Times

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‘Everything is cheaper’: Burberry UK sees tourist boom – BBC News

‘Everything is cheaper’: Burberry UK sees tourist boom – BBC News

Image copyright Dan Medhurst, Burberry “Everything here is cheaper than my hometown,” says 25-year-old Patthanan Chatchavalthitiwath clutching her Burberry shopping bag. The Thai student reckons she’s saved up to £10 on the perfume she bought for her sister thanks to the pound’s fall. She is one of the overseas shoppers Burberry has credited for driving […]