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Loughinisland judge asked to withdraw from case

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 11:20
Mr Justice McCloskey was due to announce whether he would quash a report into the Loughinsland murders.

Lancashire Police uses Amazon Alexa to deliver updates

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 11:20
The force says the home app is being used to tell "the public about important neighbourhood issues".

John Worboys release will not be challenged by government

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 11:15
Victims to legally fight the decision to release rapist John Worboys but the government will not.

'Urban explorer' who climbed Humber Bridge fined

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 11:15
Ryan Taylor, from Walsall, was fined £400 for scaling the Humber Bridge without safety equipment.

UK retail sales fall in December

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 11:12
Official figures show retail sales volumes fell by 1.5% in December, a sharper fall than expected.

Call to curb disruption caused by holiday lets like Airbnb

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 11:12
Short-term lets, like Airbnb, are big business in the UK - but neighbours are increasingly fed up.

Dolores O'Riordan: Inquest into Cranberries singer awaits test results

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 10:57
A coroner is waiting for the results of medical tests following the Cranberries singer's death.

Boris Johnson suggests 'bridge' between UK and France

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 10:49
The foreign secretary's suggestion of a new crossing from UK to France gets a mixed reaction.

Teen denies Parsons Green terror charge

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 10:26
Ahmed Hassan has been remanded in custody to appear at the Old Bailey.

Hijab shampoo advert: L'Oreal model on 'game-changing' ad

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 09:44
Beauty blogger Amena Khan hopes to empower young women by wearing a hijab in a new hair advert.

Carillion: Six charts that explain what happened

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 02:30
A series of charts and maps that tell the story of the construction giant's demise.

Scapa Flow microplastics levels 'similar to Forth and Clyde'

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 01:50
Researchers at Heriot-Watt University took more than 100 sediment samples from 13 Orkney beaches.

Barber's shop in Cradley Heath installs licensed bar

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 01:48
The two brothers behind the idea have named the bar in memory of their mother Carol.

Australia's Channel 9 news promo looks like BBC's version

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 01:47
Channel 9's promo for its Today show was copied, at moments, word for word from the BBC's promo video.

Carillion worker with 'a fiver left to his name'

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 01:45
Philip Ellis lost his labouring job when the construction giant collapsed.

'The infection which took my nose and legs'

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 01:44
Oxford professor Liz Frood was fit and healthy until she was struck by what she thought was a stomach bug.

Devon MP calls for change to stalking laws

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 01:43
The law change would give police new powers to restrict offenders who are not known to the victim.

Adolescence now lasts from 10 to 24, scientists say

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 01:21
Delayed marriage and parenthood has pushed back perceptions of when adulthood starts, scientists say.

NHS bail-outs could become new normal, National Audit Office says

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 01:19
Money meant to transform services has been used to shore up finances, the National Audit Office says.

How Liverpool became the UK's 'worst jail'

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 01:10
Liverpool Prison has a list of failures stretching back years.

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