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Budget 2017: Tax on takeaway boxes to be considered

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 01:39
The Chancellor is expected to announce plans to examine the idea in Wednesday's Budget.

Survivors' tales

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 01:32
Three decades after the worst fire on the London Underground, which killed 31 people, survivors tell how the horror unfolded.

The man helping turn young lives around

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 01:24
Despite leaving school with no GCSEs, Louchavan Lemard has been named Black Business Man of 2017.

UK seeks future cyber-security stars

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 00:33
UK initiatives aim to get young people choosing a career in cyber-security to close a looming skills gap.

Newspaper headlines: Takeaway container tax and jungle rescue

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 11/18/2017 - 00:04
The papers feature a range of stories, including a proposed tax on plastic takeaway containers.

Budget 2017: Chancellor Philip Hammond 'to target housing and NHS'

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 23:35
Philip Hammond will use the Budget to "attack problems" that lost the Tories votes, a former minister tells Newsnight.

Peter Kay's Car Share to make surprise return

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 22:28
The comedian announces a surprise finale to show what happened between John and Kayleigh.

Cover boy

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 21:57
A growing number of young men are using cosmetics and big brands are embracing the trend.

Are grandparents spoiling kids?

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 21:08
A study says grandparents tend to give high-sugar snacks as treats - so we tracked some down.

Chris Coleman leaves Wales role for Sunderland job

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 20:09
Chris Coleman leaves his job with Wales after almost six years to take over at Championship club Sunderland.

St Olave's Grammar School row head resigns

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 20:05
Aydin Önaç, head of St Olave's Grammar School in Orpington, will leave at Christmas.

Mistakes in benefits claims could cost up to £500m

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 18:01
Around 75,000 claimants were underpaid by mistakes made in assessing the main sickness benefit.

Dog Mali awarded medal for Afghanistan bravery

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 17:34
Mali was injured by grenade explosions while clearing buildings ahead of UK troops in Afghanistan.

Waddesdon helicopter crash: Aerial shots show crash scene

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 17:20
The crash happened at about 12:00 close near to Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire.

Domestic stress

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 17:11
After a family was threatened with eviction because of their crying baby, readers share their experiences

Hero dog Mali receives highest award for gallantry

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 16:51
Eight-year-old Mali has been given the Dickin Medal for serving in Afghanistan.

Star Wars: Princes William and Harry are stormtroopers in The Last Jedi

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 16:25
Star Wars actor John Boyega confirms Princes William and Harry have cameo roles in the new film.

Aircraft and helicopter in mid-air crash in Waddesdon

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 15:23
Police said the priority was being placed on "saving lives" following the crash in Buckinghamshire.

Ann Maguire inquest: Pupil 'winked' before stabbing teacher

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 15:22
Mrs Maguire was stabbed seven times by the 15-year-old at a school in Leeds.

Paloma Faith on childbirth and motherhood

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 11/17/2017 - 15:22
Why the singer wants everyone to be more honest about childbirth and parenthood.

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