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Stores accused of 'watering down' bottle deposit scheme

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 02/18/2019 - 02:32
Campaigners say retailers want fees to only apply to smaller containers, rather than all plastic bottles.

Jeanette Kempton 1989 murder: Police hope for new leads

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 02/18/2019 - 01:34
Jeanette Kempton's body was found dumped in a ditch 118 miles away from where she lived, 30 years ago.

NatWest worker told customer 'vegans should be punched'

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 02/18/2019 - 01:22
The NatWest adviser's outburst came after the woman told him she needed to fund a nutrition diploma.

Will universities go bust if fees are cut?

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 02/18/2019 - 01:17
Universities are warning of a financial crisis if a review recommends cutting the level of tuition fees.

Quiz: Are your clothes damaging the environment?

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 02/18/2019 - 01:15
How sustainable are your fashion habits? Take our quiz.

What is it like to suffer a stroke at 25?

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 02/18/2019 - 01:01
Emily Cane's dance career was cut short and now she has communication difficulties.

Newport West Labour MP Paul Flynn dies aged 84

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 02/18/2019 - 00:59
Mr Flynn, who had suffered ill health for some time, is described by his constituency party as "a hero".

LGBT History Month: Test your knowledge

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 02/18/2019 - 00:55
We went to Brighton, "the gay capital of the UK", to test how much the public knows about LGBT history.

Brexit backstop according to Northern Ireland teens

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 02/18/2019 - 00:46
We asked girls from the Belfast School of Performing Arts to explain one of Brexit's buzzwords.

Facebook needs regulation as Zuckerberg 'fails' - UK MPs

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 02/18/2019 - 00:39
The UK government publishes its report into fake news with some strong criticism of Facebook.

Newspaper headlines: IS bride pleads for sympathy

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 02/18/2019 - 00:34
The papers respond to pleas from 19-year-old Shamima Begum that she and her baby be allowed to return to the UK.

Anorexia recovery: 'I know the darkest of the darkest'

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 02/18/2019 - 00:23
Lara Rebecca, 18, says she knows the "darkest of the darkest" after recovering from her eating disorder.

Obituary: Newport West Labour MP Paul Flynn

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 02/18/2019 - 00:22
A witty backbench Labour MP who represented his Newport West constituency for over thirty years

Brexit: Will Brits living in the EU still get healthcare?

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 02/18/2019 - 00:16
A reader asks about state healthcare for UK nationals in EU countries.

Late-paying big firms 'should get public contract bans'

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 02/18/2019 - 00:03
Small business leaders want big companies to prove they pay their suppliers on time before winning government deals.

Tax-free childcare helps just a fifth of families

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 02/18/2019 - 00:03
Why aren't more parents signing up for a scheme that provides extra money towards the cost of childcare?

David Mundell: 'Coming out as gay was so difficult'

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 02/18/2019 - 00:02
The Scottish Secretary says revealing he was gay was one of the most difficult but important things he has done.

Train operators call for fare shakeup

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 02/18/2019 - 00:01
Tap-in, tap-out fares could be expanded beyond London, according to plans drawn up by rail operators.

Stalybridge moor fire: Large blaze tackled by crews

UK News BBC News Feed - Sun, 02/17/2019 - 23:33
Firefighters use "specialist moorland equipment" to put out the fire at the top of a hill near Stalybridge.

Park Lane doorman stabbing: Murder charge for fourth man

UK News BBC News Feed - Sun, 02/17/2019 - 23:33
Tudor Simionov was working at a private party in central London on New Year's Eve when he died.

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