Sunak apologises after report finds UK government covered up blood scandal

British authorities and the public health service knowingly exposed tens of thousands of patients to deadly infections through contaminated blood and blood products and hid the truth about the disaster for decades, an inquiry into the scandal has found. More…

Spotify paid the UK music industry £750m last year

Spotify says music by UK recording artists generated £750 million in royalties on its platform last year. Almost 1,000 artists were played often enough to generate at least £100,000 in royalties each, the company added. The figures were revealed as…

Rishi Sunak calls local election losses disappointing as Labour make gains

UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has called the overnight local elections results “disappointing” despite his party retaining the Tees Valley mayoralty. The Conservatives have lost over 400 council seats, while Labour won the Blackpool South by-election. Labour Leader Sir Keir…

Rishi Sunak rules out asylum seekers return from Ireland

The UK will not accept the return of asylum seekers from Ireland, the prime minister has told MPs. The Irish government has complained of a significant spike in the number of asylum seekers arriving in Ireland from Northern Ireland, and…

UK-based Nigerian doctor loses licences over sex for free Botox injections

A United Kingdom-based Nigerian doctor, Tijion Esho, has lost his medical licences after being found guilty of giving free Botox injections in return for sex, Telegraph reports. Esho is known for his medical opinion and commentaries on cosmetic surgery discussions…

UK forces may be deployed on the ground in Gaza to help deliver aid

British troops could be deployed on the ground in Gaza to help deliver aid via a new sea route, the BBC has learned. The US has said no American forces would go ashore and an unnamed “third party” would drive…

Nigerian who relocated to UK in 2022 beat wife to death with skateboard

A United Kingdom-based Nigerian man, Olubunmi Abodunde, has beaten his wife, Taiwo, to death with their son’s skateboard, Daily Mail reports. The couple, who had three children, arrived in the UK from Nigeria in 2022 and always clashed over alleged…

Air Peace begins direct Lagos-London flights

Air Peace, on Saturday, commenced its Lagos-London flight services. The commencement of the service came a month after it announced plans to begin direct flight operations to London on March 30 during a pre launch forum organised by the airline…

Andrew Tate and brother Tristan appear in a Romanian court over UK arrest warrant

Controversial influencer Andrew Tate and his brother Tristan have appeared in a Romanian court after the UK issued warrants for their arrest. The internet personalities were detained by Romanian police on Monday night on arrest warrants over alleged sexual offences…

5 British special forces soldiers investigated in Syria war crime probe

Five British special forces soldiers are under investigation for possible war crimes committed during operations in Syria, as part of Western military intervention in the country’s years-long civil war. The case concerns members of the special forces — who conduct…

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