The number of non-EU migrants working in the United Kingdom has climbed to an all-time high, with the overall foreign-born workforce reaching its third-highest level ever.
655 The death (at the Battle of the Winwaed) of Penda, 7th-century King of Mercia, one of the most powerful kingdoms of Anglo-Saxon England. Mercia originally comprised the border areas of modern Staffordshire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, the northern West Midlands and Warwickshire.
Dozens of illegal migrants reached the shores of England over the weekend with the border Force stopping five boats in the English Channel, carrying 74 illegal immigrants.
1687 The death of Eleanor 'Nell' Gwyn, long-time mistress of King Charles II of England and mother of two of his illegitimate children.
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A homeless man who disrupted a Remembrance Sunday minute’s silence by launching a fireworkwas led away by police for his own safety after furious members of the public and veterans surrounded the man.