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Coronavirus: EasyJet plans thousands of job cuts

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 08:55
The airline says up to 30% of its workforce will go as it struggles with the slump in demand for air travel.

Sue Barker: I'd go back and have all the fun again

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 08:44
A dream Grand Slam, a lost medal and the mysterious phone call that sparked a new career. Sue Barker looks back on her life in tennis so far.

Portland sea search for snorkeller Oscar Montgomery, 17

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 08:28
An air and sea search is under way for Oscar Montgomery, 17, who is missing off Portland.

Contact training back in Premier League

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 08:22
Premier League clubs agree to resume contact training as four more individuals across three teams test positive for coronavirus.

Bethnal Green fire: Four rescued from flats

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 07:44
Firefighters spent two hours bringing the east London blaze under control.

Emily Maitlis: I asked for night off from BBC's Newsnight

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 07:31
Presenter Emily Maitlis took leave after the BBC said her Dominic Cummings remarks 'breached guidelines'.

Coronavirus: NI Executive to review lockdown regulations

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 06:10
Ministers assess the regulations every three weeks, but are not expected to make significant changes.

Travel firms say quarantine plan must be scrapped

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 06:00
More than 70 industry bosses say a 14-day quarantine will put visitors off coming to the UK.

BBC Proms hope to include two weeks of live concerts at Royal Albert Hall

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 05:19
The two-month classical music festival will combine archive recordings and live performances.

Commonwealth Army veteran forced to crowdfund vital surgery

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 05:09
Despite serving in the Army for more than a decade, Taitusi Ratucaucau is ineligible for NHS treatment.

Coronavirus: Royal Welsh 'could take five years to recover'

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 02:29
Cancelling this year's Royal Welsh Show has cost about £1.2m, organisers say.

Coronavirus test workers 'making personal sacrifices'

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 02:25
Some have moved away from home to work 70 hours a week for the "greater good", their boss says.

Coronavirus in Scotland: Nicola Sturgeon to confirm first phase of lockdown easing

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 01:08
A review of the lockdown in Scotland is expected to give the green light to a slight lifting of restrictions.

Video streaming: Lockdown sees fifth of UK homes sign deals

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 00:49
Britons turned to Disney+ in droves, data suggests, but Apple TV has struggled to engage viewers.

Coronavirus: How a hospital and its community copes with death

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 00:44
How one of London’s Asian communities and its hospital copes with death during the coronavirus pandemic.

The Papers: Test-and-trace 'revolution' and MPs 'fume' on Zoom

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 00:39
Thursday's newspapers look at a new NHS tracing scheme and share the latest on the Dominic Cummings row.

Coronavirus: How the advertising industry is changing

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 00:17
A large decline in advertising expenditure is hurting the sector, plus TV channels and newspapers.

HS2: Plans for East Midlands transport hub link unveiled

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 00:05
The works would bring in new bus routes, train stations and improved roads, Midlands Connect says.

Coventry man brings to life old photos to 'give them a home'

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 00:05
Pete Knight said he would find the photos online and "felt sorry they were adrift".

Birmingham woman in BAME donor campaign has liver transplant

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/28/2020 - 00:04
The family of Sunaina Paul, 31, had appealed for more black, Asian and minority ethnic organ donors.

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