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Fire service introduces pet oxygen masks on all engines

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 10:10
Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue is introducing pet oxygen masks on all of its engines

Mobile milking parlour 'saves dairy farmers money'

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 06:56
Tom Foot and Neil Grigg say their portable milking unit has attracted worldwide interest.

Newspaper headlines: Processed food cancer risk and NI crisis

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 06:04
Several papers highlight a new study that indicates process food increase a person's cancer risk.

Steel pensions scheme victim to 'major mis-selling scandal'

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 05:25
Government, regulators and "financial vultures" are criticised by an MPs' report into steel pensions.

Why this book firm is only publishing women in 2018

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 04:42
One publishing company has taken up a challenge to put out only books by female authors this year.

Brexit: EU 'removes transition punishment clause'

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 03:17
Draft text had suggested UK would lose access to single market if it broke EU laws during transition.

Life expectancy gap between rich and poor widens

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 02:26
Boys born in the richest areas are likely to outlive those born in the poorest by 8.4 years, a study says.

Ride-by moped thefts on shoppers rise in London

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 02:24
The number of offences has risen six-fold on London's most famous high streets.

More than 1,000 driving bans given to children

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 01:47
One teenager describes driving at speeds of 135mph when he was under age.

The Beauty Banks hoping to fight hygiene poverty

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 01:15
Journalist Sali Hughes hopes donating toiletries to Beauty Banks will help fight hygiene poverty.

Faulty appliances 'cause 60 fires a week'

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 00:17
Consumer group Which? wants the government to speed up efforts to tackle faulty home appliances.

Major sites rated 'poor' on environment protection

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 00:03
Grangemouth and Dounreay nuclear power station contained sites which failed to comply with Sepa rules.

MPs pressure City firms over gender diversity

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 00:00
Firms should commit to promoting women to senior positions, Treasury committee chairwoman says.

Oxfam: Former staff member dismissed by Cafod after abuse claims

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 22:49
Cafod said it was unaware of abuse allegations, while Oxfam loses another celebrity ambassador.

Beth Shipsey: 'Failings' in treating diet pill suicide

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 18:40
A coroner rules Beth Shipsey "deliberately ingested" the pills but medics failed to adequately monitor her.

No prospect of Stormont deal, says DUP

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 18:18
Leader Arlene Foster says the latest talks to restore power sharing at Stormont have failed.

Ex-British soldier 'who fought IS' charged with terror offence

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 18:13
James Matthews pleaded not guilty while appearing at Westminster Magistrates' Court.

Freezer body murder: Uncle jailed for Celine Dookhran rape and killing

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 17:49
Celine Dookhran's body was found in a freezer at an empty house in south-west London.

Alone this Valentine's? Miranda Hart is here for you

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 17:35
The comedian doesn't want her Twitter followers to feel "lesser, isolated or alone".

Salmon fisherman Nigel Mott due quota compensation

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 17:34
Nigel Mott said limiting his catch made his business unviable and breached his human rights.

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