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E.On compensates customers after Christmas blunder

UK News BBC News Feed - 6 hours 19 min ago
The energy firm will pay more than £650,000 after taking payments on Christmas Eve instead of January.

Acorns Walsall children's hospice saved thanks to appeal

UK News BBC News Feed - 8 hours 16 sec ago
The Acorns Hospice, in Walsall, set up a £2m appeal after a lack of funds almost caused it to close.

GCSE and A-levels: Children's watchdog 'furious' about 'over-testing'

UK News BBC News Feed - 8 hours 17 min ago
Summer exams are cancelled but many schools are using test papers to help determine final grades.

Families' anger over Ravenscraig 'monstrosity'

UK News BBC News Feed - 8 hours 18 min ago
Almost 500 objections have been lodged against a proposed logistics and rail complex at the former steelworks site in Motherwell.

Food banks: One parcel given to children in Wales 'every 10 minutes'

UK News BBC News Feed - 8 hours 26 min ago
A food bank charity says it helped more than 54,000 children in Wales in the past 12 months.

MI5 joins Instagram to bust martini-drinking stereotypes

UK News BBC News Feed - 9 hours 24 min ago
Launching the account, MI5's boss says: "You can insert your own joke about whether we will be following you."

London Grammar: 'Men aren't told what to wear, so why was I?'

UK News BBC News Feed - 9 hours 43 min ago
Hannah Reid, from London Grammar, tells Radio 1 Newsbeat that music is still a sexist industry.

Driving tests resume but getting a date like 'gold dust'

UK News BBC News Feed - 11 hours 7 min ago
Most centres are currently booked up until August, with a 420,000 backlog because of the pandemic.

‘Pervasive racism’ blamed for failure to commemorate black and Asian troops

UK News BBC News Feed - 12 hours 31 sec ago
Thousands of black and Asian British Empire troops were not remembered properly, a report says.

Church shortlists for senior posts 'must include ethnic minorities'

UK News BBC News Feed - 12 hours 58 min ago
Failing to act would have "devastating effects" on the future of the Church of England, a report says.

Met Office and Microsoft to build climate supercomputer

UK News BBC News Feed - 13 hours 16 min ago
The Met Office will work with Microsoft on a supercomputer which will help model climate change.

Brit Awards to have live audience as part of Covid event trials

UK News BBC News Feed - 13 hours 24 min ago
The audience will not have to wear masks or be socially distanced, as part of a government trial.

Marcus Rashford's budget cookery serves up fish finger sandwich

UK News BBC News Feed - 13 hours 27 min ago
The footballer and food poverty campaigner is launching a new affordable meals project.

Tata 'sues Liberty Steel over unpaid debts'

UK News BBC News Feed - 13 hours 40 min ago
It claims Liberty owes debts from the acquisition of Tata's speciality steels business, reports say.

Dyson lobbying row: Labour calls for probe into PM texts

UK News BBC News Feed - 13 hours 53 min ago
The party wants a "thorough investigation" into Boris Johnson's conduct, amid a row over lobbying.

Could this lidless paper cup cut coffee waste?

UK News BBC News Feed - 14 hours 16 min ago
A new crop of coffee companies have solutions to cut waste in their industry.

The Papers: George Floyd's legacy and EU 'to welcome tourists'

UK News BBC News Feed - 14 hours 19 min ago
No one story dominates the papers, but some reflect on racism in US after Derek Chauvin's conviction.

Is it the end of the line for landline phones?

UK News BBC News Feed - 14 hours 20 min ago
Four million homes have dropped their fixed line phones since 2000 a trend which may see a post-pandemic boost.

Post Office scandal: What the Horizon saga is all about

UK News BBC News Feed - 14 hours 21 min ago
The background to the case of sub-postmasters whose convictions were based on evidence from faulty IT.

Marcus Rashford and Tom Kerridge launch cooking campaign

UK News BBC News Feed - 14 hours 26 min ago
The Manchester United star has teamed up with chef Tom Kerridge to promote healthy home cooking.

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