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Migrants rescued from sandbank off Kent coast

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 15:46
Six migrants who were trying to reach the Kent coast in a small boat are rescued from a sandbank in the English Channel.

NI terrorism: Royal Marine arrested over Northern Ireland-related terrorism still being held

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 15:41
A serving Royal Marine, arrested in Somerset as part of an investigation into Northern Ireland-related terrorism, is still being questioned.

Two RMT strikes hit Southern rail network on same day

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 15:28
A strike over ticket office closures will take place on Southern rail on the same day as industrial action over guards' roles.

'A draining fight'

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 15:25
Parents of children with learning disabilities are being left to struggle alone without support during the summer holidays, according to Mencap. Here are some of their stories.

Airlander 10: Longest aircraft hit power cable before nosediving

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 15:25
The world's longest aircraft came into contact with "high voltage power cables" before nosediving on landing, UK Power Networks says.

Camber Sands deaths: Victims underestimated tide, RNLI says

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 15:14
Five men who died at Camber Sands got into trouble after failing to realise how quickly the tide would come in, the RNLI says.

Man drowned at James Bond-themed swingers' party

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 15:06
A man drowned after going into a swimming pool with a woman he had been dancing with at a James Bond-themed swingers' party, an inquest hears.

Man sneaks Lego proposal into film adverts

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 15:05
A man has asked his girlfriend to marry him in a film using Lego that was screened to cinema goers before the main attraction.

'Unsafe' A&E services halted in Stafford

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 14:59
Children's accident and emergency services at a troubled hospital are suspended after senior staff said it was "not clinically safe".

The Grand Tour: First clips show Jeremy Clarkson's comeback

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 13:49
The old Top Gear team's new car programme will show James May driving with a broken arm and Jeremy Clarkson on the Game of Thrones set.

Prince William comforted my son over his mother’s death

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 13:08
Prince William has shared his experience of losing his mother with a teenage boy whose mother died of cancer last year.

'Moist' leads poll for least favourite English word

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 12:59
Oxford Dictionaries begins a global online search to find the least favourite word in the English language, with 'moist' topping the poll of 10,000 submissions so far.

Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe moved to prison

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 09:53
Serial killer Peter Sutcliffe - known as the Yorkshire Ripper - is moved from Broadmoor psychiatric hospital to prison.

Spitfires of the seas

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 09:45
One hundred years ago an arm of the Royal Navy was formed to run "suicide missions" against the German naval forces.

UK net migration remains close to record levels

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 09:44
Net migration to the UK was 327,000 for the year to March, close to record levels, according to Office for National Statistics estimates.

Skipper and boss

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 09:40
Chris Hill will lead Warrington Wolves in a Challenge Cup final, but spends his spare time fixing bathrooms and kitchens.

Australia backpacker murder: Man charged over Mia Ayliffe-Chung death

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 09:07
A 29-year-old Frenchman is charged with the murder of 21-year-old British backpacker Mia Ayliffe-Chung at a hostel in Australia.

The dangers of Camber Sands riptides explained

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 08:58
Katy Bourne explains that although the sun is shining there are dangers to beachgoers

Camber Sands: Police try to identify beach bodies

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 07:47
Sussex Police try to identify five men who drowned at Camber Sands in East Sussex yesterday.

Parents 'struggle' to find holiday care for learning disabled children

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 03:12
Parents of children with learning disabilities are being pushed "to breaking point" by a lack of childcare during the summer holidays, Mencap says.

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