Scots BMW drivers top speeding offences table | UK | News

The team also learned that Scots were more likely than drivers anywhere else in Britain to get a speeding conviction. And they found that the BMW 730dt was on a list of the top five cars caught. MoneySuperMarket came up with the findings by analysing data from six million car insurance quotes. The study found that 33 per cent of people who drive grey cars had been convicted of speeding since 2013, compared to drivers whose cars were black (31 per cent), silver (31), blue (29), red (28), green (37) and yellow (26).…

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BBC Question Time LIVE: David Dimbleby hosts HEATED debate with Vince Cable Barry Gardiner | UK | News

BBC Question Time returns to our screens for the second time since the Parliamentary recess (Image: GETTY/BBC/GETTY) Labour MP Barry Gardiner and Liberal Democratic leader Vince Cable will sit on the panel of five discussing the most pressing issues in Westminster this week. Journalist Camilla Tominey, senior lawyer Nazir Afzal and Vice-Chair of the Conservative Party Chris Skidmore make up the rest of the line-up. Topics which may be discussed on the show this week include the Government’s recent report on immigration, calls from Remainers for a ‘People’s Vote’ on…

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Beekeeper stunned by theft of hives at Peterhead | UK | News

The raid just outside Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, left Mr Watt, 59, with only one hive. He had been hoping to sell honey to help support himself in retirement. Colleagues suspect that fellow beekeepers were behind the theft. Mr Watt discovered the crime earlier this week when he went to check on his hives. Each contains between 12,000 and 15,000 bees. Mr Watt is preparing to leave his job as a prison officer at the end of the year and hopes to launch a business producing honey. Both Mr Watt and the Aberdeen and District Beekeepers Association…

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Brexit news: Farage tells May to chuck Chequers & offer EU ultimatum | UK | News

Leading Brexit supporter and British MEP Nigel Farage has claimed it is time for Prime Minister Mrs May to chuck Chequers and offer the EU one last Brexit ultimatum. On Thursday, after the informal Salzburg summit, EU leaders ripped into Mrs May’s Chequers proposal, with the President of the European Council claiming Mrs May’s controversial blueprint would not work as it risked undermining the integrity of the EU’s single market. Speaking on his LBC show, former Ukip leader Nigel Farage claimed Chequers was the “wrong deal” before offering Mrs May…

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Moors Murderers: Myra Hindley letters accuse Ian Brady of drugging, raping and beating her | UK | News

The warped killers stopped communicating after they were jailed but papers reveal they still managed to direct barbs at each other through correspondence to others. In the disturbing letters, Hindley wrote that she was indoctrinated by Brady, alleging she was beaten and raped repeatedly. In graphic detail, Hindley describes a catalogue of sadistic abuse by Brady including violent rape, regular throttling and threats of murder if she did not comply. The papers were personally handed over by Hindley to a prison officer as she was escorted from HMP Highpoint to…

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