English authorities said the water at Foremark Reservoir was 'toxic' and noted that the fence was built to prevent locals from swimming in the area.
London's iconic Big Ben clocktower inched closer to completion of a restoration project with the reveal of blue minute and second hands.
Manchester real estate is booming according to an agent who says his firm has done £1m of sales a week, according to The Manchester Evening News.
Esther Dingley, an experienced hiker and blogger, went missing in November 2020 while on a solo trek in the Pyrenees mountains, on the French-Spain border.
The five-bedroom home, located within a national park, comes with four additional cottages, a gym, game room, and indoor swimming pool.
He was linked to "incel" and "black pill" online communities, which have been linked to violent attacks in other nations, according to reports.
He was linked to "incel" and "black pill" online communities, which have been linked to violent attacks in other nations, according to reports.
The shooting was not being treated as terror-related, according to officials.
David Parker, from County Durham in England, was urged by his family to get his vaccine, but he dismissed it as experimental and a money-making scam.
Photos appeared to show Rooney asleep with several young women around him. The images circulated last weekend, but it is unclear when they were taken.
The Protection of Badgers Act stops the local council from removing the animals digging up graves in Northumberland, Northern England.
July 19 was England's "freedom day," with almost all restrictions gone. But some people are still protesting.
What was once thought to be an 18th-century party house for aristocrats has been discovered to possibly be the 1200-year-old home of a deposed king.
The actor attended the "Ted Lasso" season 2 premiere with a sweatshirt bearing Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho, and Bukayo Saka's names.
Usain Bolt spoke out against the racist remarks against a trio of Black soccer players that missed penalty kicks in the Euro 2020 final.
England and Manchester City star Lucy Bronze has recently joined BT's Hope United to try and put a stop to online hate.
Bakayo Saka, Marcus Rashford, and Jadon Sancho received racial abuse after failing to score their penalties in the Euro 2020 final versus Italy.
Goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma was the hero on the night, saving two penalties to break English hearts.
"This does not go down well overseas," said a leaked memo to UK government ministers, Politics Home reported.
England has played six out of seven games at home in this tournament, something some believe points to foul play from soccer authorities.
A study of 47,000 people between 24 June and 5 July, found that men were 30% more at risk than women to be infected. The Euros may mean "men having more social activity than usual," said one of the report's authors.
Midfielder Mason Mount gave a young fan his shirt after England booked its place in the final of Euro 2020 by beating Denmark on Wednesday.
England are through to the next round of Euro 2020 as they defeated Germany 2-0 thanks to goals from Raheem Sterling and Harry Kane.
The fan fell from the stands at Wembley Stadium at the start of England's Euro 2020 match against Croatia on Sunday.
The remarks come after international leaders of the G7, including the US, France, UK, Germany, and Japan, met in England over the weekend.
The gift was offered as "a gesture of friendship and in recognition of their shared interest in cycling," the White House said.
Stinking Bishop gets its distinctive smell thanks to perry, a pear cider, which is used to wash the rind of the cheese.
A frequent Brighton visitor shares what to know before you go, the best places to eat and drink, great hotels, and the places you must visit.
With a little elbow grease, a TikToker has turned her dreary attic into a light-filled room with a loft bed and swing.
The Indian delegation for this week's G7 meeting is self-isolating after two members tested positive for COVID-19.
In 1947, a US-made Buffalo LVT landing craft was swept away by severe floods in Lincolnshire, England, and buried deep underground.
A US commodities regulator says a UK man had been ordered to pay more than $571 million for an apparent scam that collected more than 22,000 bitcoin.
Interior designer Richard O'Gorman had a spectacular DIY fail when he mixed wall paints, and he spent days fixing it.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson revealed a timeline for lifting coronavirus restrictions in England. Schools are scheduled to open starting March 8, with all remaining restrictions lifted gradually. Indoor mixing will stay banned until at least May, with some restrictions remaining long into June. Visit the Business section of Insider […]
The timeline for ending coronavirus restrictions in England has been revealed as the country rolls out its vaccination program.
Research suggests Stonehenge was built in Wales then moved to England centuries later. It may have been a burial ground with spiritual significance.
Intimacy coordinator Lizzy Talbot choreographed all the sex scenes in “Bridgerton.” Talbot told Insider the sale of four-poster beds has “rocketed” in the UK since the show premiered. UK retailer Argos said sales of its four-poster beds have increased by up to 300%. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. “Bridgerton” […]
Poundbury is an urban extension to Dorchester in Dorset, UK. Its guiding philosophy was spearheaded by HRH Prince Charles. While some have hailed its innovation, others have said it lacks character. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. It is often visited by architects, town planners, and property developers from around […]
Stay-at-home dad Steve Jones is converting a Boeing 737 plane into a camper trailer. Jones has been renovating camper trailers for over a decade. Jones’ plans for the Boeing 737 camper include adding French doors and a rear balcony. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Steve Jones knows his way […]
“Bridgerton,” produced by Shondaland and directed by Chris Van Dusen, is filled with foreshadowing and hidden clues. The steamy historical drama follows the lives of two high-society families in Regency London as they navigate romance and scandal. The series’ lavish and colourful sets are embedded with hidden meanings and design […]
The new original series, “Bridgerton,” produced by Shondaland and created by Chris Van Dusen, has taken Netflix by storm. With 63 million households tuning in, people have been captured by the show’s steamy plotline, character development, and, of course, the extravagant fashion. Some of the fashion choices also have hidden […]
The Duke of Duchess of Cambridge were accused of breaking the UK’s lockdown rules during a trip to the Sandringham House estate on Sunday evening. Prince William, Kate Middleton, and their three children were photographed next to the Earl and Countess of Wessex and the Wessexes’ two kids as the […]
On Friday evening, Boris Johnson held an emergency meeting to discuss a new strain of COVID-19. The prime minister was handed alarming evidence about the mutant strain, according to The Telegraph. The Government could introduce a travel ban on journeys in and out of London as soon as Saturday, reports […]
England will start administering COVID-19 vaccinations beginning on December 8. The National Health Service (NHS) said in an official statement the first people to get the vaccine will be people over 80, care home workers, and NHS workers who are at “higher risk.” The first batch of vaccinations will be […]
Most of England will be banned from household mixing and visiting pubs and restaurants with friends under the UK government’s toughened up 3-tier system. It comes as England prepares to exit from a second national lockdown next week. Official figures show that the infection rate of England has fallen significantly […]
The PlayStation 5 launched this week in Europe and the United Kingdom, and customers encountered many of the same issues they faced in the US: The console was sold out near-instantly at most retailers. The only way to get a PlayStation 5 at launch was through a preorder, but some […]
In March 1983, Princess Diana flew to Australia with Prince Charles and her son, Prince William, for her first-ever overseas tour. The four weeks Diana spent in Australia solidified her reputation as the “people’s princess,” but created a rift between her and Charles. The 1983 tour has come back into […]
The PlayStation 5 launched last Thursday, but it has been nearly impossible to buy. The only certain way to get a PlayStation 5 at launch was by preordering it. But at least one retailer is selling PS5s digitally on a first-come, first-served basis: Walmart. The first drop of PlayStation 5 […]
Megan Rapinoe called Alex Morgan’s iconic tea-sipping celebration “f—— epic” in her new memoir, “One Life.” During the 31st minute of the USWNT’s 2019 World Cup semifinal match against England, Morgan – who turned 30 that day – scored the go-ahead goal and celebrated by pretending to sip tea like […]
With COVID-19 cases surging, the British government has once again placed the UK on lockdown to reduce the spread of the virus. “Non-elite” soccer in England has been halted until December 2, including training and competition for top-level youth and development squads on the girls’ side of the game. Boys […]
Bodmin Jail, said to be one of Britain’s ‘most haunted‘ buildings, has been transformed from a derelict 18th-century prison into a four-star hotel. Located in Cornwall, the jail was the site of 55 executions between 1779 and 1927 and later fell into ruin. After five years of renovations, the Bodmin […]
Steve Jones, a stay-at-home dad from Lancashire, England, converted an engine from a decommissioned VC10 jet plane into a camper trailer for family road trips. Jones estimates he spent 1,000 hours over the course of three months transforming the engine shell into a trailer that he, his wife, and two […]
The Cornish Seal Sanctuary in Cornwall, England, made a dating profile for a male otter named Harris in early September after his longtime mate passed away in late August. The online profile included a photo of Harris, along with sweet details about his personality. Harris’ dating profile got a response […]
Steve Jones, a stay-at-home dad from Lancashire, England, converted an engine from a decommissioned VC10 jet plane into a camper trailer. Jones estimates he spent 1,000 hours over the course of three months transforming the engine housing into a trailer that he, his wife, and two sons can take camping. […]
A woman travelling on a highway in Surrey, England, hung out of a passenger car window to film a Snapchat video and fell out. She landed in a live lane on the highway, but survived. Local police said on Twitter that it was “only by luck she wasn’t seriously injured […]
The UK government is launching a contact-tracing app in England and Wales on September 24. The app will work by getting people to scan QR codes as they enter a venue and, if they subsequently experience coronavirus symptoms, to report that in the app so others can be alerted. The […]
The UK is witnessing a homelessness crisis that won’t slow down as the pandemic continues to force people onto the streets. Nonprofits such as Boomerang, in Wales, and Crisis, in England, are seeing unprecedented demand for homeless services. The crisis could get even worse after September 20, when a ban […]
The UK government is tightening social-distancing rules in a bid to stem an increase in coronavirus cases. Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government starting Monday is banning both indoor and outdoor gatherings of more than six people in England. Those who break the rules are set to be fined £100, or […]
An English ferryman is offering a cruise to see all-but-abandoned cruise ships off the coast of Dorset, England. With cruise ship operations on pause worldwide, cruise lines including Carnival, Cunard, and P&O have anchored their fleets. Captain Paul Derham’s “ghost ship tour” lasts 2.5 hours and takes passengers within 130 […]
Travel website CheapHotels4UK ranked the most picturesque towns in the United Kingdom based on how many times photos tagging certain areas were posted. The most-Instagrammed town on the list is Halifax, Yorkshire, known for its stunning natural views and special architecture. Other photo-worthy towns include Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire; Bellingham, Northumberland; […]
After months of being closed, nursery and primary schools in England began reopening on June 1. While some parents are worried about safety regulations and reopening too soon, others are eager to have their kids resume lessons, citing concerns about their children missing out on important social interaction. Schools have […]
The public may know him as the Duke of Edinburgh, but Prince Philip is also a loving grandfather. He was there for two of his grandsons, Prince William and Prince Harry, when their mother, Princess Diana, died. He was also supportive of his grandchildren Peter and Zara Phillips’ studies and […]
The Airship002 is a two-person home made out of aluminium in the Scottish highlands. The futuristic structure is available for rent on Airbnb for $US185 per night in Scotland, and the original Airship can be rented in Sussex, England. The modular building can be customised, and will likely be available […]
The UK property market was effectively closed at the end of March because of coronavirus restrictions, with early data showing sales down dramatically in April. The English property market reopened May 13, with a new focus on virtual property viewings and new safety measures introduced at every step of the […]
Retailers in the UK should be looking to build customer confidence before reopening their stores while navigating through the Covid-19 pandemic, a survey has found. More than a third of consumers have stopped visiting shops except for essential items, retail-technology startup Qudini’s survey showed. Based on consumer preferences for virtual […]
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s new lockdown measures come into place on Wednesday. Johnson is beginning to ease the lockdown after the UK got through the peak of its coronavirus crisis. Most of the relaxations will apply only in England, with Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland taking a more cautious […]
Boris Johnson has revealed new social distancing guidelines for England. The new rules will allow individuals in England to meet outdoors but not in their own gardens. Exercise restrictions will be lifted across the UK, with tighter rules applying in Scotland and Wales. Here’s what you can and cannot do […]
Just three months ago, Bhasha Mukhurjee, the recently-crowned Miss England, competed in the Miss World pageant. Today, she’s resumed her duties as a junior doctor in the UK, sometimes working in COVID wards. Mukhurjee is the first Miss England of south Asian heritage, and she said that it’s been “hard […]
Castles in the United Kingdom have had to close to the public due to the coronavirus lockdown. The Duchess of Rutland, who runs Belvoir Castle, told Town & Country that, without income from visitors, she has a “skeleton of a team” and that she’s “let all cleaning go, nearly 250 […]
Jon Matson is a father of two from Boldon, England, and has been a mailman for the past four and a half years. When the coronavirus forced everyone to isolate at home, Matson noticed his neighbours’ fear and anxiety and decided he had to do something. He came up with […]
Police in Derbyshire, England, have dyed a local “Blue Lagoon” black to stop people coming up to the picturesque spot during the coronavirus lockdown. The “Blue Lagoon” is located in Harpur Hill, Buxton, and has been attracting visitors for years due to its vibrant colour and stunning scenery. However, the […]
Four zookeepers at the Paradise Park zoo in Cornwall, England, have moved into the park in order to both quarantine and keep their animals fed due to the coronavirus epidemic. The zookeepers, Izzy, Layla, Sarah-Jane, and Emily, are set to live in a house on zoo grounds for 12 weeks […]
Londoners have been told to stay home with the city under lockdown amid the coronavirus pandemic. These lockdown measures have closed bars, restaurants, and other facilities, leaving popular London destinations empty. Without tourists crowding the iconic Abbey Road zebra crossing, the city was able to give it a fresh coat […]
Three best friends in their 70s are planning to self-isolate together rather than alone during the coronavirus pandemic. Doreen, Dotty, and Carol, from the north of England,told BBC Breakfast they plan to self-isolate by themselves for a week, and if they are still well, decide which one of their houses […]
A baby in the county of Norfolk, England, tested positive for the coronavirus on Tuesday. This is the UK’s third coronavirus case found in a baby. Two babies in Manchester and London had also been diagnosed with the virus in recent days. The baby’s age is not known, and the […]
Claridge’s serves one of London’s poshest afternoon teas, coming in from £70 ($US85) per person. After booking 90 days in advance, I went to see if the experience was worth the money. I had thought the concept of afternoon tea would be outdated, but I was completely wrong. The unlimited […]
Ipswich was the only place in the UK to feature on TripAdvisor’s recent Emerging Destinations list. The East Anglian town ranked 14th in the global Travellers’ Choice awards and was praised for keeping “its historical charm intact.” I recently spent a day there and found a lot of the Tudor […]
Plans for a huge new waterpark in Manchester, UK, have been approved. Therme Manchester, estimated to cost £250 million ($US315 million), will be set across 28 acres and is expected to launch in 2023. It will have a wellbeing focus, with mineral baths, steam rooms, saunas, water-based fitness classes, and […]
After moving back to New York after a year in London, there are some classic British foods I miss. Yorkshire puddings, which are similar to popovers, are uniquely and deliciously British. While they might sound disgusting, prawn cocktail crisps are surprisingly tasty. There’s nothing like a Sunday roast, which is […]
You can hire out an English pub featuring a working bar with 29 of your friends for just £17 ($US22) per person, per night. Guests can arrange to have kegs of beer, cider, and lager pre-ordered before arrival so you can get down to pulling your own pints straight away. […]
Rent out this English castle on Airbnb for £13 ($US17) per person a night with 15 friends. Longs Park Castle in Wiltshire, England comes with eight bedrooms and is completely secluded, making its great hall an ideal place to throw a party. Although most of the turrets are for decoration, […]
The London Underground is the oldest underground train line in the world, according to The Telegraph. Transport for London reports that up to five million journeys are made between its 270 stations every day. But travelling on the Underground – featured in countless films including the 2012 James Bond movie […]
You and 40 friends could rent a sprawling English castle from just £186.50 ($US243) per person, per night. At full capacity, Huntsham Court sleeps 92 if more than one share a bedroom. The listed building has five acres of garden, tennis court, a five-a-side soccer pitch, lawn games, and is […]
Charlie Hammerton, 25, began travelling the world with a ferret named Bandit in February 2018 following the deaths of several close friends and family. “We were a team, and he deserved to see the world I wanted to see,” he told Insider. Visiting destinations including the UK, France, Germany, Italy, […]
Englishman Nick Brett pulled off a miracle at the World Indoor Bowls Championships on Monday. Faced with a near-impossible shot, the crowd laughed at Brett’s plan and then watched as he proceeded to bowl a perfect shot. You don’t need to know what bowls is to know this is one […]
A 63-year-old man died after falling sick on an EasyJet flight from Alicante, Spain, to Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. The man was given medical assistance on board and was treated by paramedics after landing, the airline said, but he died. Local police in Newcastle said the man died shortly after […]
British photographerChris Porsz has travelled the world taking pictures of adorable dogs for his new book “Barking.” Porsz first began his photography career taking pictures of the interesting characters who stood out in the streets of the UK in the 1980s. Recently he decided to focus on candid canine shots, […]
Before moving to London to start a new job with Insider, I lived in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. While the two cities are of course very different, what has surprised me most are the similarities. Both boast plentiful public art, lots of free activities, and expensive places to […]
Stilton cheese takes its name from the village of Stilton, in the east of England. The earliest reports of cheese made and sold here date to the 17th century. In 1724, English writer Daniel Defoe referred to the town being “famous for cheese,” calling the product the “English Parmesan.” Today, […]
“The Holiday,” starring Cameron Diaz and Kate Winslet, is a cross between a Christmas and breakup movie, following two women who try to recover from heartbreak by swapping homes for the holidays. The home-stay service Independent Cottages is offering one winner the chance to stay in a cottage located in […]
Connecting England and France, the Channel Tunnel has been open to passenger traffic since 1994. Today it’s possible to travel through it on Eurostar trains. I recently travelled through the “Chunnel” by train on the final leg of a cross-European journey that began in Istanbul. The experience felt more like […]
England’s players “overreacted” to the monkey chants on Monday, according to Bulgaria’s goalkeeper Plamen Iliev. “If I am honest, I believe they [the fans] behaved well today,” Iliev said, according to The Guardian. “I think they [the England players] overreacted a bit. The game at The Levski Stadium was halted […]
England manager Gareth Southgate was reportedly told to “f— off” by a member of the Bulgarian media after his black player. Bulgaria fans appeared to make monkey noises and Nazi salutes during the team’s 6-0 loss to England in a Euro 2020 qualifier on Monday. The abuse was so bad, […]
Bulgaria fans appeared to make Nazi salutes and monkey chants at England’s black players during a Euro 2020 qualifier in Sofia on Monday. The game was halted twice in the first half, as per UEFA’s “three step protocol,” which included a stadium announcement and the ejection of a group from […]
RAF Brize Norton was temporarily put on lockdown Tuesday evening while a suspicious vehicle was investigated on the base, The Sun’s David Willetts and John Lucas reported. It turned out to be a van accidentally left behind by the crew of the new James Bond movie, which shot at the […]
The Highclere Castle, made famous by the beloved British drama “Downton Abbey,” is now available on Airbnb. Up to two guests will get the chance to stay in Highclere Castle, located in Hampshire, England, for one night. The stay will include a tour of the grounds, a dinner with butler […]
A pair of US F-15s appear to have come close to colliding with a couple of skydivers over southern England earlier this year, a British air safety board report reveals. The US fighters were flying at 345 mph on a routine training flight when they passed below a pair of […]
Many famous landmarks from the Victorian Era still stand in England. The Worthing Pier and the Scarborough Spa were both built so that people in the Victorian Age could enjoy the water. They are still in use in some form today. St. Stephen’s Church in Bristol and the Manchester Cathedral […]
A new report estimates that 210,000 children in England are homeless and another 375,000 are at risk of becoming homeless. The number of homeless children living in temporary residences in England has risen by about 80% since 2010. The report describes homeless families living in “blisteringly hot” shipping containers and […]
Ben & Jerry’s has created a Phish & Chips ice cream inspired by the classic English pub dish fish and chips. Phish & Chips is made with battered and fried Phish Food ice cream and served with mascarpone tartar sauce and raspberry ketchup. The new menu item will be available […]
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