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Hinkley Point: EDF's UK boss 'confident' of go ahead

UK News BBC News Feed - 3 hours 12 min ago
The boss of EDF in the UK says he is confident the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station will be built, despite the government delaying its approval.

What now Cameron?

UK News BBC News Feed - 3 hours 59 min ago
What they did next - the futures of prime ministers past

David Bowie honoured at BBC Proms

UK News BBC News Feed - 4 hours 6 min ago
The life and music of David Bowie are honoured at an eclectic, late-night edition of the BBC Proms.

Drop in little terns numbers concerns RSPB

UK News BBC News Feed - 5 hours 58 min ago
The RSPB is concerned after the number of little terns nesting in the UK's biggest colony dropped by almost half.

Bramall Hall reopens after £2.2m makeover

UK News BBC News Feed - 6 hours 42 sec ago
Tickets sell out for the opening weekend at a Tudor hall following a two-year renovation.

Rape case

UK News BBC News Feed - 6 hours 2 min ago
A High Court judge has said a police force was wrong not to reinstate a former detective wrongly jailed for raping a woman in 2011. His wife told BBC News how her family won a five-year, £150,000 battle to clear his name.

Plastic bag use plummets in England

UK News BBC News Feed - 6 hours 6 min ago
Shoppers in England are on target to use six billion fewer plastic bags in the first year since a 5p levy on them was introduced, government data suggests.

Sun, sea, soccer

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 07/29/2016 - 23:35
As England's women head to the first ever European Championships, BBC Sport looks at the skilful sport of beach soccer.

Honeysuckle Weeks: Missing actress found 'safe'

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 07/29/2016 - 23:20
Missing Foyle's War actress Honeysuckle Weeks, 36, is found "safe and well", following a search by Sussex Police

Euromillions UK ticket wins £61m jackpot

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 07/29/2016 - 23:14
A ticket bought in the UK wins the £61.1m jackpot in the Euromillions draw - the biggest of four jackpot wins in the country this year.

Newspaper headlines: China deal 'cold feet' and bag use cut

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 07/29/2016 - 22:49
Several papers lead on the UK government's move to delay approving a new Chinese-backed nuclear power plant, while others hail a big fall in plastic bag use.

Weekend tax credit and tax payment deadlines alert

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 07/29/2016 - 22:00
Thousands of people face a deadline of the end of Sunday to renew tax credits and pay tax owed, or face losing payments or being hit with penalties.

RBS may have to raise capital after European stress tests

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 07/29/2016 - 21:28
RBS Group may have to raise more funds after European stress tests showed it performed poorly in hypothetically-adverse economic conditions.

Ellie Butler murder: Father displayed 'pattern of impulsive violence'

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 07/29/2016 - 20:46
A man who murdered his six-year-old daughter was described as displaying a "pattern of impulsive violence" three months before she died, it is revealed.

Hinkley Point delay 'frustrates' Chinese investors

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 07/29/2016 - 20:13
The government's surprise announcement to delay a final decision on Hinkley Point has left the Chinese company investing in it 'bemused' and "frustrated" according to a source.

Two men jailed for smuggling Albanians into the UK

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 07/29/2016 - 19:09
Two men have each been jailed for more than four years for smuggling 18 Albanian migrants into the UK.

Armada portrait saved after £10.3m appeal

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 07/29/2016 - 18:59
Considered to be a masterpiece of the English Renaissance, a historic portrait of Queen Elizabeth I celebrating the defeat of the Spanish Armada will be owned by the public.

Noah Serra-Morrison murder: Hardeep Hunjan jailed for life

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 07/29/2016 - 18:21
A man is sentenced to life in prison with a minimum of 23 years for the murder of his partner's 13-month-old son.

Honeysuckle Weeks: Fears grow for missing Foyle's War actress

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 07/29/2016 - 18:17
Concerns are growing for Foyle's War actress Honeysuckle Weeks who was reported missing on Thursday night.

Justin Bieber pours 'Cold Water' on Drake's chart run

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 07/29/2016 - 18:00
Pop star Justin Bieber ends Drake's 15-week run at number one, with his single Cold Water.

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