‘Race hate’ crimes on UK railways increase sharply after Brexit vote – The Independent

Suspected race hate crimes on Britain’s railways jumped sharply following the EU referendum, new figures show. In the fortnight after the poll, British Transport Police recorded 119 incidents including allegations of racist abuse and attacks at stations – equivalent to eight every day. The number of alleged race hate offences logged by the force between […]

67-year-old Irish trawler skipper is charged in UK with importing over €90m of cocaine – Irish Independent

The drugs were discovered on the Bianca, a British-registered converted fishing trawler, on Thursday, in UK waters just south of Falmouth, in Cornwall. The trawler was intercepted during a joint operation involving NCA and Border Force maritime command officers, who boarded the boat and found around 50 bags containing what was suspected to be cocaine. […]

Mother and son killed as fierce winds and high waves hit UK coasts – The Guardian

A mother and her seven-year-old son were among three people who died on Saturday as strong winds and rain battered parts of Britain’s coast. The 37-year-old woman and the boy were among five people pulled from the sea after they got into difficulty while playing at Aberdeen beach. They later died in hospital. Another boy, […]

Tesla creates two-year lease option for Model S and X – The Verge

Looking to buy a Tesla? The company just launched a new two-year lease program for all of its Model S and X vehicles. However, the trial program will apply to all orders of the company’s vehicles from now until September 12th. The new option comes with a hefty price tag Tesla already offered […]