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Effects of psychedelic DMT 'similar to near-death experiences'

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 08:39
Near-death experiences are caused by changes in how the brain operates, say researchers.

Cystic fibrosis boy, 8, urges firm to lower Orkambi drug price

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 08:31
Luis Walker, 8, wrote to Vertex Pharmaceuticals saying Orkambi would make him "feel much better".

Surviving Omagh, 20 years on

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 06:28
BBC journalist Judith Cummings says the 1998 Omagh bomb has undeniably shaped her life.

RMT angry at Chris Grayling's rail fare index suggestion

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 05:40
Chris Grayling suggested rail fares and staff wages should be calculated using a lower inflation measure.

The drug that makes people jump off buildings

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 04:50
Class B drug monkey dust has led to users biting others and running into people's homes.

County lines: Newsnight looks at the murky world of drug dealing

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 04:47
Hearing from some of those involved in 'county lines' drug dealing and the police trying to stop it.

Hot weather reveals hidden history to archaeologists

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 04:44
The UK heatwave has been good for aerial archaeologists spotting hidden treasures in the dry fields.

Public toilets mapped: Where have they all gone?

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 04:29
A BBC map helps you find out how many public toilets have been cut in your area.

How housing has divided the young

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 04:01
Rising house prices have divided young people into property "haves" and "have-nots".

Manchester police on how a paedophile's distinctive hands led to his conviction

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 02:47
A paedophile who hid his face from the camera was convicted when an expert could identify his hands.

Heatwave reveals England's lost prehistoric sites

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 01:29
Neolithic monuments, Iron Age settlements and a Roman farm have all been made visible in crop marks.

How the humble cabbage can stop cancers

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 01:22
Researchers reveal how chemicals in some vegetables can prevent bowel cancer.

Chief executive pay jumps 11% to almost £4m last year

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 00:18
Chief executive pay rose much faster than for the wider workforce in 2017, a report has claimed.

Amazon's one-day delivery ad banned as 'misleading'

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 00:16
The UK advertising regulator received 280 complaints about the online giant's one-day delivery claim.

Bringing up your baby as a vegan

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 00:15
Laceinne Cooper is raising her child on a plant-based diet. She explains how and why.

Baby boxes accepted by 85% of Scottish parents

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 00:14
In the first year of the programme 52,065 baby boxes were gifted to parents of newborns.

Westminster crash: Raids after suspected terror attack

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 00:11
Searches take place in Birmingham and Nottingham as a man is held after a crash outside Parliament.

Exam results: The highs, lows and... embarrassing mums

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 00:05
Thousands of students get their exam results this month. BBC Rewind looks at some classic reactions.

Record TV rights deal saw gap from Premier League to EFL widen to £133m in first year

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 08/15/2018 - 00:00
Some clubs try a "two-year gamble" buying players and paying high wages to win promotion, an expert says.

JWS Waste: Huge fire at Salford recycling plant

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/14/2018 - 23:27
The blaze involves "several hundred tonnes of waste" and is causing large quantities of smoke.

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