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The man who made Novichok

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 08:07
The BBC's Steve Rosenberg speaks to a retired Russian scientist who says he made nerve agents.

Commonwealth meeting: Queen to open two-day summit

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 08:01
The 53 nations are to discuss plastic waste, cyber security, trade and the Queen's successor at the meeting.

Clumber Park: Police divers help recover bridge stone

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 07:08
Officers searched the water near the bridge in Clumber Park as part of a training exercise.

Windrush: Investigation urged over landing cards

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 03:54
Theresa May says the decision was taken to destroy documents in 2009 - but Labour disputes this.

Mental health patients want immediate diagnosis, says report

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 03:26
Research suggests patients would prefer to be told their diagnosis face-to-face.

Disability-led ensemble to play BBC Proms

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 03:19
The Resound ensemble will be the first disability-led group to play the BBC's music festival.

'My teacher saved me from suicide'

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 03:10
Now 26, Hati Sparey-South is herself training as a teacher, determined to help today's pupils.

Windrush: Lord Kerslake says policy 'reminiscent of Nazi Germany'

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 02:56
The former head of the civil service said some ministers were "deeply unhappy" about the introduction of the "hostile environment" strategy under then Home Secretary Theresa May.

Plastic straws and cotton bud ban proposed

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 02:44
Plan for ban in England announced as Commonwealth leaders urged to join fight against plastic waste.

Dale Winton, Supermarket Sweep presenter, dies aged 62

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 02:34
Tributes are paid to the "generous soul with a touch of naughty" who rose to fame hosting Supermarket Sweep.

Dale Winton's funny TV moments

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 00:29
The star appeared on a wide range of shows and here are just some of his laugh-out-loud moments.

Narrow vocabulary 'hits pupils' grades'

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 00:14
Research suggests four out of 10 pupils in their first year of secondary have limited vocabulary.

Marathon runner describes how the sport saved her life

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 00:06
Lynsey Kelly is running the London Marathon to raise money for mental health after suffering PTSD.

'Theme park therapy' helps son to come alive, says mum

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 00:06
Robbie has the mental age of a two-year-old and is normally quiet and withdrawn.

Newspaper headlines: Dale Winton tributes and 'war on plastic'

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 00:04
Thursday's papers lead with a range of stories including the death of Dale Winton at 62 and the planned plastic straws ban.

Windrush row: I was denied NHS cancer treatment

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 23:47
Albert Thompson was told he would have to pay £54,000 for prostate cancer treatment unless he could produce documentation.

Manchester 'snack' teenager explains his viral head boy campaign video

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 23:42
Chilombo's comical take on running for head boy has been viewed more than a million times on Twitter.

Clevedon house crash: Woman dies as car hits house

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 22:33
A man and woman inside the vehicle are arrested as neighbours are evacuated amid gas leak fears.

The hotel that RBS took and sold to... RBS

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 22:31
Chris Richardson's life fell apart after the bank took his hotel and sold it to its own property division.

Drugs leave 12 dead since December in a Cumbrian town

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 22:21
Police describe the number of drug deaths in Barrow-in-Furness as "totally disproportionate".

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