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West Midlands road crash figures high despite lockdown

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 00:08
One driver was caught by police driving at 142mph on the M6 Toll near Birmingham.

Online child abuse rising during lockdown warn police

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 00:06
Police forces across the world are warning criminals are using the restrictions to target children.

Coronavirus: UK sees almost no car manufacturing in April

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 00:06
Output fell by 99.7% from the same month last year as virus closes car plants.

Coronavirus: We answer kids' questions about going back to school

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 00:00
The BBC's Education Editor Branwen Jeffreys answers kids' questions about going back to school.

UK could offer 'path to citizenship' for Hong Kong's British passport holders

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 23:52
Hong Kong residents holding a UK overseas passport could gain a route to UK citizenship.

Louise Smith: Man charged with murder of teenager

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 21:54
Shane Lee Mays is accused of killing Louise Smith, 16, who was found dead in a Hampshire woodland.

Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill wins BBC Sport vote for best British women's sporting moment

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 21:48
Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill's heptathlon gold at London 2012 wins the best British women's sport moment in our vote.

Coronavirus: Lockdown easing to allow groups of six to meet

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 21:23
The PM says groups of up to six people will be able to meet outside in England from Monday.

Coronavirus: UK's tenth - and possibly final - clap for carers

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 20:31
People across the UK showed their appreciation for front-line workers for the tenth week in a row.

COP 26: New date agreed for UN climate summit in Glasgow

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 20:19
The COP26 UN summit, which was postponed due to coronavirus, will now take place between 1 and 12 November 2021.

Coronavirus: Two households 'can meet outdoors next week'

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 19:54
Lockdown is expected to be eased in Wales on Monday, with people likely to be able to meet locally.

Coronavirus: Who are the contact tracers and what are they doing?

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 19:32
Doctors, call centre staff and students are some of the 25,000 people chasing Covid-19 cases in England.

Coronavirus: Isle of Man temporary national speed limit to rise

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 19:10
The island's maximum speed limit will rise from 40mph to 60mph on 15 June, the chief minister says.

Coronavirus: Boris Johnson deflects questions to scientists about Dominic Cummings

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 19:06
The prime minister stepped in to direct questions about his closest aide away from scientific advisers at the government's daily briefing.

Premier League: BBC to show live matches when season resumes in June

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 18:52
Four Premier League games will be broadcast, free to air, live on BBC Sport when the season resumes in June.

About 7% have had coronavirus, says ONS survey

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 18:34
The estimate is based on blood tests on 885 people in England as part of a household survey by the ONS.

Coronavirus: How the virus is hitting some harder than others

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 18:29
The BBC’s Clive Myrie meets black and minority ethnic hospital staff and sees the impact the virus is having beyond the ward.

Coronavirus: Dental practices to reopen from 8 June

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 18:19
Dental practices in England have been told they can reopen from Monday, 8 June.

World's oldest man Bob Weighton dies, aged 112

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 18:05
Bob Weighton from Hampshire "died peacefully in his sleep, from cancer", his family confirms.

Coronavirus: Evening update as easing of lockdown will allow groups of six to meet

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 18:00
Five things you need to know about the coronavirus outbreak this evening.

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