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The Most Heavily Guarded British Football Match Ever: SAS and Armed Police Are Ready to Shoot to Kill as Players Arrive for Toni
Offbeat  (tags: SAS, troops, army, england, france, uk, wembley, protection )

- 9 days ago -
The SAS and armed police are poised for a shoot to kill operation at tonight's game at Wembley as 80,000 fans come together in a poignant display of solidarity against Friday's terror attacks in Paris.
Paris Attacks: UK Security to Be 'Intensified' - Theresa May
Offbeat  (tags: Security Forces, MI5, MI6, Police, GCHQ, Politics, Government, UK )

- 11 days ago -
Security will be "intensified" at events in big cities and borders across the UK in the wake of Friday's terror attacks in Paris, Theresa May has said.
A Paris Attacks: Elite SAS and SRR Forces Deployed on UK Streets to Counter Isis Terror Threats
Offbeat  (tags: Deployment, SAS, SRR, British Streets, Terror Attacks, France, UK, Europe )

- 12 days ago -
Britain undertook its largest security operation since the 7/7 bombings in the wake of the Paris terror attacks that have left 129 people dead and 352 injured. The Special Air Service (SAS) and Special Reconnaissance Regiment (SRR)
Frenchman Arrested at Gatwick Threw a Gun Into a Bin as He Fled EasyJet Check-in While Being Chased By Police
Offbeat  (tags: Gateick, airport, England d, UK, French, guns )

- 12 days ago -
A Frenchman caused chaos at Gatwick Airport this morning after approaching an easyJet check-in desk with a gun.
Scientists Breed Beagles With Muscular Dystrophy in Bid to Develop Drugs Which Will Beat the Killer Disease
Offbeat  (tags: beagles, dogs, bred, Muscular Distrophy, scientists, uk, animal testing )

- 12 days ago -
Scientists have bred a colony of beagles suffering with muscular dystrophy, in an attempt to develop drugs which would beat the killer disease in humans.
How a Woman Duped Girlfriend Into Thinking She Was Male
Offbeat  (tags: Female-Man, Sex, Jail, Court, UK )

- 13 days ago -
A woman who pretended to be a man in order to con a friend into having sex with her has been jailed for eight years. But how could a woman successfully trick another female into thinking she was male?
Could Stately Homes Close to the Public?
Offbeat  (tags: stately homes, visiting public, Historic Houses Association, UK )

- 13 days ago -
The cost of maintaining Britain's stately homes could make opening them to the public a thing of the past, the Historic Houses Association has warned.
Medieval Church That Had Suffered Decades of Vandalism Was Finally Taken Apart Brick By Brick âEUR¦ and Rebuilt 40 Miles Away as G
Offbeat  (tags: Medieval, church, vandalism, re built, UK, bricks, English heritage )

- 15 days ago -
A vandalised medieval church has been taken apart brick by brick and lovingly rebuilt 40 miles away from the place where it originally stood.
NHS V Ministers: A Case of Deja Vu?
Offbeat  (tags: Health Care, NHS, Conflict, British Government, UK )

- 15 days ago -
The timing is uncanny. Some 67 days after the 2010 election the then health secretary, Andrew Lansley, unveiled a set of plans that came to define the approach of David Cameron's first government to health.
Battlefields, Graveyards and Forests in HS2's Firing Line
Offbeat  (tags: Development, HS2 high speed rail line, Transport, Lost Environment, Lost History, Politics, UK )

- 15 days ago -
England's "favourite tree" is set to be felled to make way for the much-debated HS2 high speed rail line. It's just one of the many landmarks in the developer's firing line.
Warming Set to Breach 1C Threshold
Offbeat  (tags: Globe Warming, threshold, breached, environment, CO2emissions, weather, Met Office., UK )

- 16 days ago -
Global temperatures are set to rise more than one degree above pre-industrial levels according to the UK's Met Office.
BBC Correspondents Make US 2016 Election Predictions
Offbeat  (tags: Election 2016, Predictions, BBC correspondents, UK )

- 17 days ago -
It's a year out from the US presidential election. What do BBC reporters think will happen?
How Much Money for Health?
Offbeat  (tags: Health Care, NHS, Costing, Government, NHS England, UK )

- 18 days ago -
The head of NHS England Simon Stevens has warned that "the rubber will really hit the road" for the NHS in England in the next financial year 2016/17 and the year after.
A New Type of Wildlife Sky Bridge Is Being Tested on the UKs Rare Dormouse
Offbeat  (tags: dormouse, uk, wildlife, protection )

- 18 days ago -
One critter that conservationists in the UK have been trying to protect for decades is the tiny, dozy little hazel dormouse.
Using Genetically Modified Mice to Research Prader Willi Syndrome Was 'Pointless
Offbeat  (tags: Mice, genetically modified, animal experiments, Cardiff university, South Wales, UK )

- 19 days ago -
A non-violent animal rights group has criticised a university for using genetically modified mice in an experiment designed to shed light on a human condition that leaves sufferers with an insatiable Research based on the experiment at Cardiff

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