UK weather: Britain braces for widespread 3in snow storms and 65mph winds this weekend

Posted by - March 21, 2013

Snow from tomorrow night is likely to affect England, Scotland and Wales Only south coast and Lincolnshire and East Anglia expected to be spared Higher ground in Scotland could see up to 16in of snowfall this weekend Amber ‘be prepared’ warning for rain in South West today and tomorrow Winds of up to 50mph in

North Korea threatens to launch ‘precision attack’ missiles at U.S. navy bases

Posted by - March 21, 2013

By Anthony Bond PUBLISHED: 00:17 EST, 21 March 2013 | UPDATED: 08:07 EST, 21 March 2013 North Korea today threatened to launch ‘precision attack’ weapons at U.S. Navy bases if the country is provoked. The country’s supreme military command said it had the bases in Guam and Okinawa in their sights. The North has responded

Barack Obama in Israel: Two rockets fired from Gaza on second day of President’s visit

Posted by - March 21, 2013

President Obama talked about how the challenges faced by Israeli and Palestinian youth reminds him those that were faced by black Americans One rocket falls in courtyard of house in Sderot, other lands in open field President’s visit to Middle East met with hostility from many Palestinians Obama was in Jerusalem at time of attack,

BUDGET 2013: Fury at plan to allow wealthy second-home buyers to get help from state-backed £130billion mortgage scheme

Posted by - March 21, 2013

Families with 5% deposit will get 20% extra from government People who earn enough to afford repayments will get deal underwritten Return of 95% mortgage accused of stoking economic downturn Osborne accused of inflating prices and synthetically ‘propping up’ market But Treasury says move will boost housebuilding and help 500,000 people Public land to be