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The mystery millions

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/17/2017 - 01:11
Who were the millions of extra people that voted on Brexit - and what happens if they reappear?

General election 2017: Len McCluskey 'can't see Labour winning'

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/17/2017 - 00:44
Len McCluskey says he is "not optimistic" about Labour's chances as Tories attack manifesto spending plans.

Disney mug taken off sale after lid stuck on girl's tongue

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/17/2017 - 00:40
The travel cup is taken off sale and stocks destroyed after it became stuck on a girl's tongue.

Liverpool star David Fairclough's shirt sells for £10,000

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/17/2017 - 00:18
David Fairclough earned the nickname supersub for his knack of scoring when he came off the bench.

General election 2017: Lib Dem manifesto to focus on young people

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/17/2017 - 00:11
Cheap bus passes, housing benefit and help to own a home are part of its offer of a "brighter future".

General Election 2017: Greens aim to end 'period poverty'

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/17/2017 - 00:06
Party promises free sanitary products for schoolgirls and women in financial need.

Cities need 'hedges rather than trees' for environment

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/17/2017 - 00:06
Scientists suggest smaller plants are better at absorbing air pollution around tall buildings.

'Fat but fit is a big fat myth'

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/17/2017 - 00:02
Researchers say being fat but medically fit does not protect people from heart disease.

Affordable art

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 05/17/2017 - 00:00
You don't have to spend millions of pounds to buy an original piece of art.

Newspaper headlines: Labour manifesto and Ian Brady's 'final insult'

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/16/2017 - 23:41
Labour's proposals comes under the spotlight, as the death of the Moors Murderer continues to attract headlines.

Murray knocked out of Italian Opoen

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/16/2017 - 23:11
Defending champion Andy Murray is knocked out of the Italian Open in the second round by Italian Fabio Fognini.

Methodist minister John Price found guilty of abusing boys under hypnosis

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/16/2017 - 21:50
A retired minister who molested four boys after trying to hypnotise them faces prison.

Man arrested over PC Yvonne Fletcher shooting released

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/16/2017 - 20:28
There is "insufficient admissible evidence" to prosecute a Libyan man with conspiracy to murder, police say.

WW2 bomb detonated safely near M6 in Birmingham

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/16/2017 - 18:53
The M6 was shut and roads and rail services into central Birmingham were closed for safety.

Ian Brady's ashes 'not to be scattered at Saddleworth Moor'

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/16/2017 - 18:45
The coroner at Ian Brady's inquest made the ruling after the Moors Murderer died on Monday.

Reality Check: Who would be hit by Labour's higher taxes?

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/16/2017 - 18:29
Under a Labour government the highest earners would be hit by higher taxes. But who are the higher earners in the UK?

Grime artist Stormzy donates £9,000 to a student's crowdfunding page

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/16/2017 - 18:18
Stormzy has donated £9,000 to a student's crowdfunding campaign

Rolf Harris trial: Woman accused of making up assault claim

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/16/2017 - 18:08
The alleged victim says Mr Harris, 87, put his hand up her skirt at a 1971 music event for children.

Heroin found at London Heathrow on plane from Pakistan

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/16/2017 - 18:02
Pakistani reports say the drugs were distributed in bundles around the aircraft.

Labour manifesto 2017: What has changed from the draft document?

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 05/16/2017 - 17:59
Labour’s election manifesto was first seen last week when a draft was leaked. This is what has changed.

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