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UKIP by-election win 'could take years'

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 02/24/2017 - 15:56
After losing to Labour in Stoke, UKIP chairman Paul Oakden says it could be a long road to Westminster.

Storm Doris: Woman killed by debris in Wolverhampton named

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 02/24/2017 - 15:43
The 29-year-old killed by a "coffee table-sized" object in Wolverhampton is named as Tahnie Martin.

Blackpool Viagra Hotel name change sparks 'weirdo' fears

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 02/24/2017 - 15:35
The seafront hotel boasts it will keep guests "up all night" - but some worry it will put off families.

Blind man Tasered as cane mistaken for gun in Levenshulme

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 02/24/2017 - 15:05
Police thought the man had a gun, but it turned out to be a folding cane.

Claudio Ranieri: Five things we'll miss about former Leicester manager

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 02/24/2017 - 15:00
From his jovial press conferences to his famous "dilly ding, dilly dong" catchphrase, BBC Sport looks back at what we'll miss from Claudio Ranieri after he was sacked as Leicester manager.

Trevor Timon jailed for Oliver Dearlove killing

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 02/24/2017 - 14:36
Trevor Timon attacked "kind and gentle" Oliver Dearlove in an "unprovoked and gratuitous act".

England set to take on Italy

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 02/24/2017 - 14:16
Team news, match preview and statistics for Sunday's match between England and Italy at Twickenham

Men who sold £100k of stolen cars to police in sting jailed

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 02/24/2017 - 14:03
Two men who unknowingly sold more than £100,000 worth of stolen cars for about £5,000 to police during a six-month sting are jailed.

Terminally ill Bradley Lowery to be England mascot

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 02/24/2017 - 13:57
The news comes as the family of the five-year-old revealed he had a new tumour.

Politics of hope?

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 02/24/2017 - 13:44
Labour's new MP for Stoke Central claims "the politics of hope" triumphed in the by-election, but is he right?

Theresa May celebrates 'astounding' Copeland poll win

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 02/24/2017 - 13:27
Theresa May celebrates Tory victory in Copeland as Jeremy Corbyn insists he will carry on despite Labour's "disappointing" loss.

Former Home Secretary Lord Waddington dies at age of 87

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 02/24/2017 - 13:03
Lord Waddington, who was home secretary under Margaret Thatcher, dies at the age of 87.

Yoga in kilts is a cheeky success for Scottish pair

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 02/24/2017 - 12:46
A video of yoga being done in kilts in a cold forest in Highland Perthshire has become a viral hit on social media.

Price of stamps to rise next month

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 02/24/2017 - 12:27
Royal Mail says the rises are necessary to maintain the universal service.

Haunting images of WW2 London's 'archive of destruction'

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 02/24/2017 - 12:27
Stark and haunting images of the aftermath of German attacks on 1940s London.

Briton Susan Howarth 'killed and tortured' in South Africa

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 02/24/2017 - 12:23
Briton Susan Howarth and her husband were attacked at their farm in an early-morning raid.

Jeremy Corbyn 'disappointed' by Copeland by-election result

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 02/24/2017 - 11:55
The Labour leader has vowed he will fight on, and hailed his party's victory in Stoke.

Labour problems

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 02/24/2017 - 11:10
Labour's defeat in Copeland illustrates three inter-linked problems facing the party.

DUP confirms £425,000 Brexit donation

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 02/24/2017 - 10:38
The DUP confirms it received a Brexit donation of £425,000 from a group of pro-union business people.

EU referendum campaign spending probed

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 02/24/2017 - 09:56
Electoral Commission launches investigation into spending returns of Remain and Leave campaigns in EU referendum.

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