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Stand-up comedian Louise Reay sued by ex-husband

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 11:09
Louise Reay is being sued for comments made about her marriage during her Edinburgh Fringe show.

Aldi alcohol advert banned over 'appeal' to children

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 11:04
Aldi alcohol advert, featuring Kevin the Carrot, held "appeal" for children, says advertising watchdog.

The Cranfield-based plane that thinks it's a helicopter

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 11:02
The Starling Jet is due to launch in six years time at a cost of £8m.

Missing Inverness stag do man 'may have been hurt and lost memory'

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 10:49
The family of Liam Colgan fear the mail worker has been injured and is "confused, vulnerable and lonely".

John Worboys case: 'I doubted my sanity for five years'

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 10:44
One of the rapist's victims told Victoria Derbyshire that watching the number of victims rise as more women came forward was "horrendous".

Aldershot army barracks 'worse than the frontline'

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 10:35
Soldiers have said a lack of hot water and heating has made them lose morale and think of leaving the army.

Talyllyn Railway marks locomotives' 100th birthday

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 10:07
Talyllyn Railway is celebrating the centenary of a steam locomotive with links to the RAF.

Dua Lipa: 'More female artists are on the rise'

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 09:29
The singer is the first female artist to get five Brit Award nominations in one year.

GB women through to curling semis

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 07:44
Great Britain's women reached the curling semi-finals with a 6-5 win over Canada, but the men face a tie-breaker after defeat by USA.

Here's what you need to know this morning

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 06:15
Your morning briefing for 21 February 2018.

Newspaper headlines: Charity sex claims and 'Queen of fashion'

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 05:59
Wednesday's papers cover fresh sex claims against charities and the new FCA chief's tax affairs are criticised.

Baby Belle, the hand-reared rhino

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 05:41
Belle needed treatment for an injured leg and is Cotswold Wildlife Park's first hand-reared white rhino calf.

Apprenticeships: Eight things you need to know

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 01:56
What's been the consequence of changes to the way apprenticeships work?

Partially paralysed man blinks to communicate

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 01:52
Simon Field might not be able to move but he can still communicate, by blinking.

MPs investigate impact of social media and screens on youth

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 01:18
MPs launch an inquiry into the impact of social media and screen-use on young people's health.

John Worboys case: Court to rule if police failed victims

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 00:48
The Supreme Court will decide if the police failed two women who reported attacks in 2003 and 2007.

The dirtiest place in your kitchen might surprise you...

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 00:38
Lots of us use wipes to keep our kitchen surfaces clean. But is it worth it?

Young Brits 'lack cyber-security awareness'

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 00:20
A survey found over half of 18-25 year olds were using the same password for lots of online services.

AI ripe for exploitation, experts warn

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 00:19
AI could be used by rogue states, criminals and terrorists for malicious purposes in the near future.

Gender pay gap: Men still earn more than women at most firms

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 02/21/2018 - 00:13
New figures show almost three in four small UK companies pay men more than their female workers.

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