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Portsmouth hospital 'fed patients pills in ice cream'

UK News BBC News Feed - 3 hours 22 min ago
Queen Alexandra Hospital has been given a formal warning by inspectors over its care.

Smoke alarm response times 'wildly vary'

UK News BBC News Feed - 6 hours 31 min ago
An investigation by Which? shows some alarms can take twice as long as others to sound.

Border police foil 56,000 migration attempts to Kent

UK News BBC News Feed - 7 hours 42 min ago
Figures show 153 attempts were made every day by those trying to get to Kent from France.

Bank Holiday getaway

UK News BBC News Feed - 7 hours 55 min ago
Friday afternoon and Monday will be busiest on the motorways for day-trippers and holidaymakers.

GCSE results: Half a million pupils to get their grades

UK News BBC News Feed - 8 hours 12 min ago
The wait for the GCSE grades - the first to be awarded under the new system in England - is over.

Brake urges rural road practice for young drivers

UK News BBC News Feed - 8 hours 43 min ago
Road safety charity Brake says compulsory practice for new drivers on rural roads could save lives.

Cromer sword-wielding suspect held as armed police called

UK News BBC News Feed - 9 hours 20 min ago
Officers responded to reports the suspect was being aggressive with a sword towards people.

Nine things

UK News BBC News Feed - 9 hours 49 min ago
The top grade for GCSEs will be a 9. This could be a big break for the nearly number.

Goth murder

UK News BBC News Feed - 9 hours 52 min ago
Ten years after Sophie Lancaster was killed for being different, we talk to the alternative community.

Radio 4's Shipping Forecast reaches 150 years old

UK News BBC News Feed - 10 hours 2 min ago
Here's why we love Radio 4's iconic weather report, for the seas around the British Isles.

Soul in a different body

UK News BBC News Feed - 10 hours 27 min ago
Born female and Egyptian, Adam is now fully male and fully Glaswegian and the subject of a play.

Middle-aged told to walk faster

UK News BBC News Feed - 10 hours 34 min ago
Health officials warn falling activity rates as people age are putting their health at risk.

UK government to investigate impact of overseas students

UK News BBC News Feed - 10 hours 53 min ago
The Home Office is to launch a study into the impact on the labour market, as migration figures are released.

Audit Scotland: Care changes 'should benefit more people'

UK News BBC News Feed - 11 hours 10 min ago
A new report says there is still a lot to do to provide self-directed support for everyone.

UK car production revs up in July

UK News BBC News Feed - 11 hours 18 min ago
About 136,000 vehicles rolled out of British factories last month, up almost 8% from last July.

Food industry warns of Brexit workforce shortage

UK News BBC News Feed - 11 hours 18 min ago
The food industry warns that a Brexit workforce shortage could leave a third of its businesses unviable.

Newspaper headlines: 'No-brakes cyclist' and migration mistake

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 08/23/2017 - 23:37
A cyclist who fatally injured a pedestrian and lower migration figures make Thursday's front pages.

Firefighters tackle Poundland blaze in Chingford

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 08/23/2017 - 22:01
Fifteen fire engines and nearly 100 firefighters are at the fire at a discount store in Chingford.

Prince Philip to attend bridge opening weeks after retiring

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 08/23/2017 - 20:59
Prince Philip will join the Queen to open the Queensferry Crossing, having retired from solo duties.

Students explain the new GCSE grading system

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 08/23/2017 - 20:30
Students and schools have struggled to grapple with it and there are fears that it’s even less understood outside the education system, particularly by employers.

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