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Police pension widow 'made to choose between love or money'

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 02/22/2017 - 06:06
Pension rules for police widows in Wales and England have been called "antiquated" and "manifestly unfair".

Street parties planned to remember murdered MP Jo Cox

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 02/22/2017 - 01:52
Her widower said the event was a "fitting tribute" to the mother-of-two, who was murdered last June.

Brit Awards: Skepta and Bowie expected to take home prizes

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 02/22/2017 - 01:44
The countdown to the Brit Awards has begun. Who's performing, and who's going to win?

Supreme Court to rule on foreign spouse income limit

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 02/22/2017 - 01:11
The income barrier prevents thousands of Britons from bringing their foreign spouse to the UK.

School building repairs 'to cost £6.7bn', report estimates

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 02/22/2017 - 00:56
The government has pledged billions for free schools while existing buildings are deteriorating, watchdog finds.

NICE advice to look for 'soft' signs of child abuse

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 02/22/2017 - 00:47
Signs may include excessive clinginess, recurrent nightmares or over-friendliness towards strangers.

Wheelchair user creates mannequin to target disabled consumers

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 02/22/2017 - 00:34
British businesses could be losing out on a potential £420 million a week by failing to target disabled consumers.

Southern guards in 24-hour walkout after failed talks

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 02/22/2017 - 00:24
Southern rail says it expects to run up to 75% of services despite the walkout in the safety row.

Thousands of firms sued for rate arrears

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 02/22/2017 - 00:09
New research suggests that thousands of businesses across England and Wales were taken to magistrates courts last year for non payment of their business rates.

By-election campaigning in Stoke and Copeland draws to a close

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 02/22/2017 - 00:06
Candidates make a final pitch to voters in contests prompted by the resignations of two Labour MPs.

Tube drivers stage 24-hour walk out in staffing row

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 02/22/2017 - 00:06
Both the Central line and Waterloo and City line face severe disruption.

Newspaper review: The £1m bomber and 'storm chaos'

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 23:43
A British suicide bomber makes many of the front pages, while others warn of the incoming Storm Doris.

Magnitsky bill turns UK into 'hostile environment' for kleptocrats

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 22:59
The bill was largely prompted by Sergei Magnitsky, who died after uncovering fraud in Russia.

Stormzy on Grime and Brit Awards

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 22:06
Grime star Stormzy talks to BBC News about his music and global recognition ahead of the Brit Awards.

British suicide bomber dies in attack on Iraqi forces in Mosul

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 20:37
A man who blew himself up in Iraq two days ago was Ronald Fiddler, an ex-Guantanamo Bay inmate, the BBC understands.

Christine and Roger Solik found murdered in South Africa

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 20:17
A couple from south Wales have been found murdered in South Africa.

British Gas to launch customer loyalty scheme

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 20:16
British Gas plans to launch a £100m customer loyalty scheme after government pressure on energy suppliers over pricing.

Get Carter gangland murder appeal rejected

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 19:54
Michael Luvaglio maintains he did not kill Angus Sibbet in a suspected gangland execution in 1967.

Liverpool killer Shaun Walmsley in armed escape

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 19:52
Police say two armed men helped killer Shaun Walmsley escape while on a hospital visit.

Ordsall Chord: Manchester rail link bridge lifted into place

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 02/21/2017 - 19:44
The 600 tonne bridge across the River Irwell will link Manchester's Victoria and Piccadilly stations.

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