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Sturgeon: 'Salmond's not sexist' over joke

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 12:21
Nicola Sturgeon says Alex Salmond is not sexist in response to a joke the former first minister made about female politicians.

Apology over Indian blood donation 'embarrassment'

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 12:01
A "communication breakdown" meant 100 members of the Indian community were not allowed to give blood.

Panda enclosure incident at Edinburgh Zoo prompts safety fears

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 11:58
Staff at Edinburgh Zoo raise concerns after a panda was let back into an enclosure while a keeper was still inside.

Japanese fungus spreading in UK hospitals

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 11:42
More than 200 patients have been infected, but none has died, Public Health England confirms.

Train derails outside London Waterloo station

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 08:11
Part of the train came off the tracks but no-one was hurt in the derailment.

Why Scottish babies might start sleeping in cardboard boxes

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 06:12
It is hoped that the cardboard boxes will help reduce cot deaths in Scotland.

Warning over power of attorney risks

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 06:01
A retired senior judge says he would never sign one himself because he has seen what can go wrong.

Three Britons sentenced to jail and caning in Singapore

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 05:28
The three men were arrested after they had sex with a drunk and unconscious woman last year.

Robert Roche: Hove Dad missing with two children

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 02:38
Robert Roche and his two small children have not been seen since Monday morning.

Snap happy

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 02:02
Big Ben is one of the UK's most photographed landmarks - but it's notoriously difficult to capture.

Grenfell Tower fire: Hundreds march silently two months on

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 01:59
Procession marks two months since the tower block fire in which at least 80 people died.

Two's company

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 01:10
Comedy and sketches for two are making a comeback at the Edinburgh Fringe festival.

Baby box scheme rolled out across Scotland

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 01:02
The Scottish government hopes the initiative will help give every baby the best possible start in life.

'Segregation' in students' university choices

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 00:37
Black and Asian students are much more likely to choose universities in big, multicultural cities.

'Fat but fit' still risk heart disease

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 00:32
Even if medical tests don't show up any problems, being overweight is bad for the heart, experts say.

Jo Cox George Medal 'hero' Kenny dies

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 00:15
Bernard Kenny was honoured after trying to stop the murder of the Batley and Spen MP in 2016.

Will you ever be able to retire?

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 00:04
With people living longer and saving less, are we living through the death of retirement?

Ticket to ride

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 00:03
Why will you have to pay more for your train tickets next January.

Brexit: UK suggests 'temporary customs union' with EU

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 00:00
The government sets out the "ambitious" new arrangement it wants to secure after Brexit.

Commuters braced for rises in regulated rail fares

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 00:00
July's Retail Prices Index - expected to be 3.5% - will be used to set many rail fares from January.

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