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British Steel enters insolvency endangering 5,000 jobs

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 11:02
British Steel enters compulsory liquidation, threatening 5,000 jobs directly and 20,000 more indirectly.

Tributes paid on Manchester bombing anniversary

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 10:51
An "intimate" church service will be held for the victim's families to mark two years since the Manchester Arena suicide bombing.

Cannula sleeves: 'Simple solution for dementia patients'

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 10:40
Thousands of cannula sleeves have been made by a knitting group since it was set up by a Chester singer.

Energy bills push inflation to 2019 high

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 10:25
Consumer inflation was 2.1% in April, boosted by energy price rises and air fares.

Huawei: ARM memo tells staff to stop working with China’s tech giant

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 10:24
Chinese company dealt "insurmountable" blow as chip designer says it must comply with US trade ban.

Derry pipe bomb: Young boy picks up device after blast

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 10:02
Those responsible for placing the explosive in Londonderry were "completely reckless", say police.

Cadent hit by record penalty over gas supply failures

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 09:16
Cadent left some customers without supplies for more than five months and had no records for 775 tower blocks.

Driver chases and pushes over man, 80, in Penge

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 07:38
Police said the attack in south-east London "could have cost [the victim] his life".

Millie Bobby Brown: Bullies made me move school

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 07:26
Stranger Things star Millie Bobby Brown says she was forced to switch schools because of bullying.

Poverty in the UK is 'systematic' and 'tragic', says UN special rapporteur

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 07:00
The UK's social safety net has been "deliberately removed", says a UN-commissioned report on the UK.

European elections 2019: Expats in France fear postal votes will not count

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 03:13
Some UK citizens in France have received their European election postal votes late - or not at all.

'I hope my burn will make my kids less judgemental'

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 02:29
How one man with a facial difference hopes the next generation will be more tolerant.

Brexit: PM under fire over new Brexit plan

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 01:53
The prime minister will make her case in Parliament later, as opposition against it seems to harden.

European elections: First-time voters have their say

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 01:31
Meet the 18-year-olds voting for the first time in the European Parliament elections.

'People should love who they want to'

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 01:29
Inside a school where the "No Outsiders" diversity programme is taught.

UK government to bring in new controls on plastic items

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 01:10
In a bid to limit ocean pollution, the government will introduce new controls on plastic next year.

NHS can beat sepsis, says quadruple amputee

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 01:06
Sepsis survivor Tom Ray wants better awareness and faster diagnosis of the potentially deadly disease.

We Are Middlesbrough: Pregnant teenagers tell their story

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 00:52
Robyn used to drink and smoke marijuana, but says her impending little girl changed her life.

We Are Middlesbrough: Pregnant teenagers tell their story

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 00:52
Robyn and Megan say falling pregnant as teenagers changed their lives for the better.

Drone flown 'within 150ft' of passenger jet off Essex coast

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/22/2019 - 00:45
The jet's pilots spotted the drone flying directly above them at high speed, a report said.

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