Hurricane Ophelia is getting STRONGER as it bears down on UK

A MASSIVE tropical hurricane in the Atlantic is getting more powerful and has been upgraded to a category two storm as it bears down on the UK. Hurricane Ophelia is packing winds of more than 100mph as it gets set to smash into the British Isles after a mini-heatwave this

Number of UK children taken into care soars to 90 per day

A RECORD 90 children a day were taken into care last year - the biggest rise in seven years - official figures show. Town hall chiefs warned councils across England are now at “tipping point”.Figures show the total number of children in foster care or waiting for adoption reached

BAE Systems 2,000 UK jobs WILL BE AXED at Eurofighter Typhoon jet plant

BRITAIN'S biggest defence contractor will axe almost 2,000 jobs in its military, maritime and intelligence services, it has been revealed. BAE Systems has announced the cuts as part of a move towards stream-lining its business, adding that it would give it a "sharper", competitive edge.Chief executive Charles Woodburn said: