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Elections 2021: What can't I do in a polling station?

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/05/2021 - 12:59
The rules on everything from whether you can take a selfie to voting while drunk.

School bus driver pleads guilty over bridge crash

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/05/2021 - 12:24
Martin Walker is warned he may face jail over the crash, which seriously injured three children.

Covid: Indian delegates in UK for G7 talks self-isolate after Covid cases

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/05/2021 - 11:51
The foreign minister - who met Home Secretary Priti Patel on Tuesday - will carry out meetings virtually.

Covid: Parents urged to prioritise swimming lessons

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/05/2021 - 11:42
Olympian Duncan Goodhew calls for focus on water safety after lessons were lost during the pandemic.

Covid: Depression rises in young and women during second peak

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/05/2021 - 11:37
Overall, the number of adults who feel depressed has doubled since before the pandemic.

Olisa Odukwe: Police find body in search for missing student

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/05/2021 - 11:00
Bristol University student Olisa Odukwe, 20, was last seen leaving his home in the city on Saturday.

'Disproportionate' French power threat in Jersey fishing row

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/05/2021 - 10:33
The Government of Jersey says it acted in "good faith" over a post-Brexit fishing licensing regime.

In pictures: Snowy scenes in Scotland

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/05/2021 - 10:19
Parts of Scotland, including the Highlands and Aberdeenshire, have seen snow and hail in the first few days of May.

‘Going out’ gear out and athleisure in for Boohoo

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/05/2021 - 09:53
The online retailer said full-year sales jumped 41% as the pandemic boosted demand for loungewear.

Long Boi: York university duck becomes social media star

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/05/2021 - 09:52
Long Boi, who lives on the University of York campus, is described as a "celebrity" by students.

Snowdonia: Bleating goats mistaken for cries for help

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/05/2021 - 09:08
Rescuers said the sounds of the goats had prompted the "false alaaaarms".

Jesy Nelson opens up about her decision to leave Little Mix

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/05/2021 - 09:05
The star felt "miserable" being compared to her bandmates and reached "breaking point" last year.

Mayra Zulfiqar shooting: Men sought over killing of Londoner in Lahore

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/05/2021 - 08:49
Mayra Zulfiqar had been threatened by two different men, documents seen by the BBC show.

Covid-19: Extra cash pledge to fight variants and care home visiting rights

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/05/2021 - 07:29
Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Wednesday morning.

Election: Can Labour strike lucky twice in race for the Senedd?

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/05/2021 - 07:15
Small numbers of votes could determine the outcome and the distribution of seats in the Senedd.

Woodcock Hill Cemetery: Bodies buried over Covid victims days after funerals

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/05/2021 - 06:49
Families say they only found out their loved ones' graves had been opened up through "rumours".

Sandleford 'Watership Down' house-building inquiry opens

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/05/2021 - 06:46
Developers launch an appeal to build on land associated with Richard Adams's famous novel.

Woman loses nearly £113k in dating site romance fraud

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/05/2021 - 06:27
Rachel Elwell says she is facing bankruptcy after losing money to a scammer.

The Papers: 'Stop veterans witch hunt' and third jab for over-50s

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/05/2021 - 05:50
Wednesday's papers react to the collapse of a trial of two ex-paratroopers who served in Northern Ireland.

UK supermarkets warn Brazil over Amazon land bill

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/05/2021 - 04:25
Almost 40 UK companies say proposed laws could accelerate deforestation in the Amazon region.

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