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Customers 'bewildered and fearful' about use of their data

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 09/27/2016 - 00:05
Nine in 10 people have no idea what companies do with the personal information the firms hold about them, says the Chartered Institute of Marketing.

Holiday spending: Over-50s 'go cruising, while young tighten belts'

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 09/27/2016 - 00:05
People over the age of 50 are spending more and more on holidays - including cruises - while younger people are travelling less, a study for Saga says.

Yacht or not?

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 09/27/2016 - 00:01
Conservative MP Jake Berry has called for the Royal Yacht Britannia to be brought back into service to help the UK strike trade deals.

Faceless London

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 23:58
Photographer Jim Grover spent four hours making pictures of people on London's Westminster Bridge.

'I was abandoned by my husband'

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 23:57
Wives in South Asia are being used and abandoned by the British Asian men that marry them. "Sunita" shares her story.

Disposable women

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 23:56
Women in South Asia are being used and abandoned by the British Asian men who marry them. Should their treatment be classed as a form of domestic violence?

Mary's letters

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 23:54
Ninety-seven-year-old Mary has been writing to her friend Cathy every day for 77 years.

Charles and Diana wedding cake to be auctioned

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 23:31
A slice of Charles and Diana's wedding cake is set to be auctioned and is expected to fetch £1,500.

Eid ul-Adha: How to share out four tonnes of meat

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 23:05
National Muslim charities like Islamic Relief have begun to distribute ceremonial meat in the UK for the first time.

Ben Needham: Police begin Kos excavation

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 19:05
Police have begun excavation work on the Greek island of Kos in a new search for Ben Needham who went missing there in 1991.

Birmingham street preacher guilty of abusing woman over 'tight jeans'

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 18:26
A street preacher who told a woman she would "burn in hell" for wearing tight jeans is found guilty of religiously aggravated threatening behaviour.

Lurgan: Four men charged after armour-piercing mortar recovered by police

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 18:24
Four men have been charged after police recovered an armour-piercing mortar during searches into dissident republican activity in Lurgan, County Armagh

Sir Bradley Wiggins: Team Sky boss Sir Dave Brailsford defends use of TUEs

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 18:20
Sir Dave Brailsford tells BBC sports editor Dan Roan that Team Sky "do not cross the line" when it comes to performance-enhancing drugs.

Sir Bradley Wiggins: Team Sky boss Sir Dave Brailsford defends use of TUEs

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 18:08
Team Sky boss Sir Dave Brailsford defends Sir Bradley Wiggins' use of a banned steroid, insisting it was not taken to enhance performances.

Martin Bashir appointed BBC religious affairs correspondent

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 17:58
Journalist Martin Bashir, famous for his interviews with Princess Diana and Michael Jackson, is rejoining the BBC as its religious affairs correspondent.

Labour's Clive Lewis plays down Trident speech row

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 17:56
Labour's shadow defence secretary Clive Lewis plays down reports of a clash over last-minute alterations to his party conference speech.

CCTV reveals moment Smiler crashed

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 17:28
The Health and Safety Executive has released CCTV footage of the Alton Towers Smiler ride crash.

Secrets of 'new' children's classic revealed

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 17:26
Oliver Jeffers and Sam Winston talk about A Child of Books

Professor David Nutt developed 'hangover-free' alcohol

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 16:49
A scientist has developed a new type of alcohol which he claims will not damage the liver or leave you with a hangover.

Red Arrows pilot death: Ejector seat firm to be prosecuted

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 09/26/2016 - 16:23
An ejector seat firm is to be prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive over the death of Red Arrows pilot in 2011.

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