Scotland will face the full force of Storm Ophelia after three died in Ireland and around 360,000 homes were left without power. Winds of up to 70mph and heavy rain are expected to pound into Scotland.
Theresa May and Jean-Claude Juncker agree that EU negotiations should “accelerate” over the coming months. Their meeting comes after the EU’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier said that the latest Brexit round of negotiations have reached a "disturbing deadlock".
Under new police guidelines, officers will shy away from investigating crimes such as shoplifting and criminal damages in an attempt to save £400 million by 2020. The Metropolitan Police said they will focus their attention to “high level” crime rather than “low level”.
American Actress Alyssa Milano has sparked a new social media campaign called #MeToo for anyone who has been sexually assaulted. The post was geared to shine the spotlight on the issue after dozens of claims of sexual harassment were made against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein. The campaign has seen hundreds of women posting their own stories of harassment through Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
Newcastle owner Mike Ashley has formally put the Premier League club up for sale. The football club owner is hoping to complete the deal by Christmas.