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Women's Rugby World Cup

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 17:50
Facts and figures about one of the biggest events in women's sport, which comes to a climax this weekend.

Schizophrenic 'Muslim killer' not guilty by reason of insanity

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 16:44
Adrian Brown is found not guilty of the attempted murder of a train passenger by reason of insanity.

How 'Brit hero' helped Las Ramblas victim

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 16:43
Tourist Harry Athwal rushed to help a child hurt in the Barcelona attack.

Drugs gang who raped woman in revenge on rivals jailed

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 16:41
They abducted and raped a woman in revenge for the kidnap of an associate by a rival operation.

'World's oldest' bowling club refuses to lift ban on women

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 16:03
The club denies being "chauvinistic", claiming it has "traditionally been single gender".

A mermaid's tale

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 15:30
Laura Evans says she has had anxiety for as long as she can remember, but being in the sea helps her feel at ease.

Geoffrey Boycott: Former cricketer sorry for 'unacceptable' comment

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 14:27
Former England cricketer Geoffrey Boycott apologises for an "unacceptable" comment about West Indian cricketers.

Metropolitan Police tweet sparks social media backlash

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 14:23
The Metropolitan police force has been accused of attempting to "demonise" the Notting Hill Carnival

Storm brewing?

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 13:48
The National Grid has warned that an average home can't charge a car and boil a kettle at the same time.

Ludlow Hospital refuses 'demeaning' fancy dress donation

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 13:06
A hospital turns down £2,500 from male fundraisers dressed in "demeaning" nurses uniforms.

'Foolish' level crossing-hopping learner driver convicted

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 13:03
A learner driver jumped a level crossing and then reversed back through it.

Ancient coffin breaks as child put in it at Southend museum

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 12:51
Visitors put a child inside the 800-year-old coffin for a photograph but damaged the "unique" artefact.

Machete-wielding 'witch' jailed for life

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 12:51
Nicholas Overton donned a long black robe, blonde wig and pointed hat as a disguise during the raid.

Man dead at Tunbridge Wells hedonist festival site

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 12:24
Flamefest, a festival for "kinky, quirky, creative hedonists", was at the site on Saturday and Sunday.

Dominic Chappell to be prosecuted over BHS collapse

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 12:06
Dominic Chappell, who faces charges, bought the department store chain the year before it collapsed.

Hundreds flock to see American Yellow Warbler in Portland

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 12:02
The American Yellow Warbler is thought to have been blown across the Atlantic by Hurricane Gert.

Lidl tops Waitrose to become UK's seventh biggest grocer

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 11:52
German chain's market share is now 5.2%, a 0.7% year-on-year increase, due to demand from families.

Armed robber dressed as witch jailed for Newport Co-op raid

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 11:25
Nicholas Overton donned a long black robe, blonde wig and pointed hat as a disguise during the raid.

Government runs July budget surplus for first time in 15 years

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 10:59
No government borrowing was needed in July, but borrowing so far this year is £1.9bn above 2016.

Green man road crossings 'too fast'

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 08/22/2017 - 10:47
Guidance calls for councils in England to make it easier for elderly and disabled people to cross the road.

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