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Sir Jeremy Heywood steps down as civil service chief

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/24/2018 - 15:39
The cabinet secretary, Sir Jeremy Heywood, is leaving his post because of illness.

Gourmet Burger Kitchen earmarks 17 stores for closure

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/24/2018 - 14:55
The burger chain has earmarked 17 stores for closure after running up millions of pounds of losses.

Sarah Wellgreen: Murder probe into missing mother of five

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/24/2018 - 14:53
Sarah Wellgreen has missed one of her children's birthdays since disappearing in Kent on 9 October.

Two convicted of running illegal school

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/24/2018 - 14:51
The first ever convictions have been imposed on people operating an unregistered school

Anger after 'hardcore huntress' shoots goat on Scottish island

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/24/2018 - 14:40
Television presenter Larysa Switlyk posed beside dead goats on the Scottish island of Islay.

Prime Minister's Questions: The key bits and the verdict

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/24/2018 - 14:40
Theresa May clashed with Jeremy Corbyn over her claim to be ending austerity - here are the key bits.

Khashoggi death: Saudi suspects to be barred from UK

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/24/2018 - 14:16
No Saudis linked to the killing of the journalist will be allowed to enter the UK, Theresa May says.

Cot bed designer admits York baby choke death failure

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/24/2018 - 13:28
Seven-month-old Oscar Abbey was found caught in the side of his cot bed at his home in York.

Luxury cars crushed as transporter hits low bridge in Perth

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/24/2018 - 10:35
The roofs of at least two new Range Rovers were seriously damaged in the accident in Perth.

Meghan's message of female empowerment

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/24/2018 - 10:34
The Duchess of Sussex spoke in Fiji about the importance of women getting university education.

Sheffield tree felling: More saved after deal brokered

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/24/2018 - 10:32
About 5,500 trees have been cut down under Sheffield council's felling and replacement contract.

London Waterloo: Passengers told 'do not travel'

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/24/2018 - 09:47
South Western Main Line services into London Waterloo station are affected, causing "severe" disruption.

You gotta pick a pumpkin or two

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/24/2018 - 09:17
As Halloween looms, people have been out taking their pick of a bumper crop of pumpkins.

Calls to National Gambling Helpline up 30%

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/24/2018 - 07:25
Nearly 30,000 people called in 2017-18 prompting calls for better awareness of gambling addiction.

Two unborn babies' spines repaired in womb in UK surgery first

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/24/2018 - 02:20
A team of 30 surgeons in London operated on the babies weeks before they were born.

The day my best friend stopped me walking into the sea

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/24/2018 - 01:32
Mark Newsome is starring in a one-man show about his experience.

What's fact and fiction about working as a British spy?

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/24/2018 - 01:31
Spies from MI5, GCHQ and MI6 bust some of the common myths about their lives.

Bohemian Rhapsody: 'We want to stay true to Freddie'

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/24/2018 - 01:26
Queen's Brian May and Roger Taylor attended the world premiere of Bohemian Rhapsody in London.

Young couples 'trapped in car dependency'

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/24/2018 - 01:24
Planners are allowing edge-of-town housing estates where car travel is only option, researchers say.

Why author Judy Blume's classic novel still inspires fans

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/24/2018 - 01:15
With a film of Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret on its way, fans of the book talk about its impact on their lives.

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