Tag Archives: England

Earthquake felt across much of England and Wales


A 4.4 magnitude earthquake has hit southwest England and Wales with thousands of people reporting they felt the tremors.
It struck at approximately 2.30pm and residents in Bristol and Cornwall said they felt buildings shake, The quake’s epicentre is believed to have been around eight miles northeast of Swansea city centre, according to the US Geological Survey.


Dolores O’Riordan: Police say death is not suspicious


The death of Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan is not being treated as suspicious by the Metropolitan Police, Police also confirmed a report was being compiled ready to hand to the coroner’s office to investigate the causes of O’Riordan’s death. The Irish musician, originally from Limerick, died in London suddenly on Monday, aged 46.The Cranberries enjoyed international success in the 1990s with singles including Linger, Ode to my Family and Zombie.

Unhappy employee quits job, spray-paints “up yours, I quit” on car


#UK: A white Mercedes has been covered in angry graffiti such as ‘worst boss ever’ and ‘Up yours, I quit’. The expensive car was seen parked near Leeds Train Station this morning, where commuters were surprised to see it defaced in large black letters. It appears to have been done by an employee with a grudge, however it’s hard to tell for sure as whoever did it didn’t reveal their identity.




UK raises terror threat, believes another attack may be imminent


#UK Salman Abedi, the 22-year-old suicide bomber who carried out the attack at Manchester Arena on Monday night, was radicalised during trips to Syria and was known to British intelligence services. He left the UK for a period of time, reportedly to Libya, but returned just days before the attack.
British Prime Minister Theresa May said Tuesday night that the government had raised its terrorism threat level to critical the highest level meaning that another attack may be imminent even as the country mourned the victims of the Manchester bombing.