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London Marathon: Race to take place in 'record-breaking heat'

UK News BBC News Feed - Sun, 04/22/2018 - 08:44
Runners are being warned to take precautions as temperatures are expected to reach 23C (73.4F).

Security services 'to get more power to stop attacks'

UK News BBC News Feed - Sun, 04/22/2018 - 08:24
Security services will get more powers to stop terror attacks, according to a leaked document.

Jeremy Hunt threatens social media with new child-protection laws

UK News BBC News Feed - Sun, 04/22/2018 - 01:43
The health secretary wants action from the sites on underage use, bullying, and screen-time limits.

The Lido author Libby Page on the power of uplifting fiction

UK News BBC News Feed - Sun, 04/22/2018 - 01:03
Libby Page, author of The Lido, on why uplifting stories are needed right now.

Crossing Divides: Why it's good to have friends who aren't 'just like us'

UK News BBC News Feed - Sun, 04/22/2018 - 00:53
Why mixing only with people who are similar to us means we could be missing out.

The dementia patient frightened to go into hospital

UK News BBC News Feed - Sun, 04/22/2018 - 00:49
Tommy says hospital staff don’t always understand the needs of dementia patients.

Is it easier or harder to live without plastic than 10 years ago?

UK News BBC News Feed - Sun, 04/22/2018 - 00:45
Ten years ago I tried to live without plastic for a month. A decade on, would it be easier or harder?

The vetting files: How the BBC kept out ‘subversives’

UK News BBC News Feed - Sun, 04/22/2018 - 00:36
For decades the BBC denied job applicants were vetted by MI5 - but vetting continued at the corporation until the 1990s.

The master blender who is Scotch whisky's First Lady

UK News BBC News Feed - Sun, 04/22/2018 - 00:35
Rachel Barrie is a rarity in the world of Scotch whisky - a female master blender.

How whisky tasting 'plays a tune'

UK News BBC News Feed - Sun, 04/22/2018 - 00:34
A whisky master blender explains how she detects an orchestra of flavours and aromas in Scotland's national drink.

Corbyn speaks to Welsh Labour as Carwyn Jones quits

UK News BBC News Feed - Sun, 04/22/2018 - 00:31
Welsh Labour conference delegates are still reeling from news that Carwyn Jones is standing down.

WW1 hero to be honoured 100 years after daring submarine raid

UK News BBC News Feed - Sun, 04/22/2018 - 00:04
Lt Richard Sandford blew up his submarine under a viaduct stopping German U-boats in 1918.

100 years on from the Zeebrugge Raid

UK News BBC News Feed - Sun, 04/22/2018 - 00:03
A century ago a marine and naval force launched a near-suicidal attack on a German submarine base in Belgium.

Newspaper headlines: Stephen Lawrence's brother 'still fears killers'

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 23:53
Sunday's papers lead with demands on social media - and the anniversary of Stephen Lawrence's murder.

The Queen celebrates her 92nd birthday

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 23:33
Shaggy, Kylie, Frank Skinner, and Ed Balls help Her Majesty celebrate at the Royal Albert Hall.

Judah Adunbi charged with racially aggravated offence

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 23:10
Judah Adunbi was a former member of the Independent Advisory Group to Avon and Somerset Police.

Amir Khan knocks out Phil lo Greco in 40 seconds

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 22:46
Amir Khan's return to the ring lasts less than a minute as he knocks out Phil lo Greco in 40 seconds in Liverpool.

Dean Tate: Body found in search for missing man

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 22:30
Police believe the body on an island in the Bristol Channel is Dean Tate, 40, last seen two months ago.

Herrera goal sends Man Utd into FA Cup final

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 20:12
Manchester United reach a record-equalling 20th FA Cup final with victory over Tottenham at Wembley.

Carwyn Jones: The leader who lost his grip

UK News BBC News Feed - Sat, 04/21/2018 - 20:02
Carwyn Jones lost his authority after a minister he sacked over conduct allegations killed himself.

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