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How author Lee Child lost his job and found global success

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/23/2019 - 02:40
The best-selling Jack Reacher creator explains how a crumbled TV career was the making of him.

Emmerdale: The myths around male sexual grooming explained

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/23/2019 - 02:05
A survey finds one in five people don't realise a teacher having sex with a 16-year-old pupil is a crime.

Most parents reject nearest school

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/23/2019 - 01:29
Some 60% do not choose their local secondary school as their first option, shows major study.

Two female loos for every male one, experts recommend

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/23/2019 - 01:21
With more urinals than cubicles, men - unlike women - rarely queue, a report says.

HMS Queen Elizabeth captain flown off ship in 'company car' row

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/23/2019 - 01:11
It is claimed the officer in charge of warship HMS Queen Elizabeth misused an MoD car.

Controllers strike shuts six Scottish airports

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/23/2019 - 01:09
Air traffic controllers walked out at midnight in a dispute over pay with their employer Hial.

Avon to be acquired by Brazil's Natura for £1.6bn

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/23/2019 - 00:57
The new combined company will boast 3,200 stores worldwide with a presence in 100 countries.

Netball counts down to World Cup 'summer of excitement'

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/23/2019 - 00:49
The 2019 Netball World Cup can boost the game on and off the court, and build on England's 2018 Commonwealth Games success.

Make-up artist puts strangers' insults on face

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/23/2019 - 00:47
Make-up artist Doaa Shayea, who uses a wheelchair, wants to raise awareness of the abuse she gets.

Sir Elton John's best movie moments

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/23/2019 - 00:27
As Rocketman is released in UK cinemas we give a brief history of Sir Elton on the big screen.

Roller derby team proud of Middlesbrough

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/23/2019 - 00:22
The skaters of Middlesbrough Roller Derby team want to encourage more women to get involved in sport.

Cash machine thefts: How rural communities are paying for ATM crime

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/23/2019 - 00:15
What is behind a rise in cash machine raids and what can be done to stop them?

Deborah James: Five symptoms of bowel cancer

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/23/2019 - 00:14
The co-host of You, Me and the Big C podcast on her stage 4 bowel cancer.

Theresa May faces pressure after Andrea Leadsom resigns

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/23/2019 - 00:01
The Leader of the House, Andrea Leadsom, stepped down over the PM's Brexit policy.

European elections 2019: Polls to take place across the UK

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/23/2019 - 00:01
UK voters will send 73 Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) to Brussels and Strasbourg.

Newspaper headlines: May 'clings on' after 'cabinet coup'

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 23:20
The resignation of Commons Leader Andrea Leadsom is the main story on Thursday's front pages.

Commons leader Andrea Leadsom quits government over Brexit

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 22:56
Senior minister Andrea Leadsom says she no longer believes the government's approach will deliver Brexit.

Manchester Arena bomb: Service marks second anniversary

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 22:46
Floral tributes and handmade hearts also mark the second anniversary of the Manchester Arena bombing.

Topshop tycoon Sir Philip Green to close 23 stores

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 22:20
The pensions regulator has doubts about Sir Philip Green's proposed rescue plan to mend the business.

Chagos Islands dispute: UN backs end to UK control

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 22:15
In a non-binding vote, the General Assembly demands the UK give the islands back to Mauritius.

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