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Government to examine university grade inflation

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/22/2018 - 01:08
A new rating system will consider how students are graded, as the number of first-class degrees soars.

Infected blood victims' support payments 'must increase'

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/22/2018 - 00:55
Victims of the NHS scandal have written to the health secretary asking for an immediate increase in support.

Charity call for Scots 'right to rehab'

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/22/2018 - 00:18
Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland say about one in five patients do not get the support they need.

Meet the artist whose brain makes him paint all night

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/22/2018 - 00:15
Wayne Sheppard had never painted until he had seizure two years ago. Now he can't stop.

Could big-game fishing return to the UK?

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/22/2018 - 00:13
Huge bluefin tuna are being caught again in British waters - but can they be fished sustainably?

The £1.3bn finance firm that was conceived in a pub

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/22/2018 - 00:09
After Samir Desai told two friends his idea for a business over a few pints, the three of them went on to establish lending firm Funding Circle.

Why do governments underspend on big projects?

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/22/2018 - 00:07
UK governments are not good at putting the amount into capital investments that they say they are going to.

Philip Morris accused of hypocrisy over anti-smoking ad

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/22/2018 - 00:04
Philip Morris says its campaign is "an important next step" in its aim to stop selling cigarettes.

Newspaper headlines: Brexit revolt warning and Beckhams' break-in scare

UK News BBC News Feed - Sun, 10/21/2018 - 23:07
The latest Brexit wranglings and security concerns for the Beckhams are among Monday's front page stories.

Hamilton misses out on F1 title win at US GP

UK News BBC News Feed - Sun, 10/21/2018 - 20:49
Lewis Hamilton's wait for a fifth world title goes on as Kimi Raikkonen wins the United States Grand Prix.

Liam Payne: 'Time we treat women with more respect'

UK News BBC News Feed - Sun, 10/21/2018 - 18:19
Singer says reports linking him romantically with "every female member of my staff" are "demeaning".

Jamal Khashoggi death: UK, France and Germany challenge Saudis

UK News BBC News Feed - Sun, 10/21/2018 - 18:04
The UK, France and Germany demand urgent clarification on how Jamal Khashoggi died.

David Beckham admits marriage 'hard work'

UK News BBC News Feed - Sun, 10/21/2018 - 16:58
Retired footballer gives candid interview to Australian TV show ahead of Invictus Games appearance.

Cardiff dog owners march across city in ban protest

UK News BBC News Feed - Sun, 10/21/2018 - 16:36
A consultation could lead to dog walkers being banned from parks where rugby and football are played.

Teen Awards: Little Mix, BTS and Cardi B winners at Radio 1 awards

UK News BBC News Feed - Sun, 10/21/2018 - 16:21
The winners were chosen by Radio 1 listeners, who also voted Cardi B as the most entertaining celeb.

Mass marches in the UK - from Iraq to tuition fees

UK News BBC News Feed - Sun, 10/21/2018 - 15:54
After thousands of people turn out for the People's Vote march, we take a look at other significants UK protests.

Smoke billows from Newton Abbot warehouse blaze

UK News BBC News Feed - Sun, 10/21/2018 - 15:37
There are no reports of injuries said the fire service who sent eight crews to tackle the blaze.

Dominic Raab tells 'jittery' Tories: Hold your nerve

UK News BBC News Feed - Sun, 10/21/2018 - 15:33
Brexit Secretary says "the end is in sight" in talks and MPs should wait to see the deal on the table.

Red Funnel ferry hits yachts at Cowes harbour

UK News BBC News Feed - Sun, 10/21/2018 - 15:30
None of the 40 passengers onboard were hurt and the vessel has been refloated.

Scots Tories against fishing policy extension

UK News BBC News Feed - Sun, 10/21/2018 - 14:42
Scottish minister Fergus Ewing says "full powers" over the industry should go to Holyrood after Brexit.

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