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MPs call for unpaid internships ban

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 00:49
Unpaid internships should be stopped as a barrier to social mobility, says a parliamentary report.

Body anxious teens avoid PE, says report

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 00:46
Almost a third of 2,000 UK teenagers told a survey they avoid PE because of body anxiety.

Jill's legacy

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 00:44
Women comforted and inspired by rape survivor and sexual assault campaigner Jill Saward talk about the impact she had on their lives.

'Mob attacks and serious assaults' at Cookham Wood youth jail

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 00:31
More than 100 violent incidents were recorded at a young offenders' institution in the six months before an inspection.

Crowdfunded funerals

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 00:25
The funeral of a Big Issue seller was paid for through donations raised online, but just how common are crowdfunded services?

Strike-hit Southern ranks worst for customer satisfaction

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 00:22
Strike-hit Southern rail ranks lowest in a survey of customer satisfaction.

'Modern toys are ugly'

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 00:19
Kristin Baybars has made and sold toys from her shop for 40 years - and modern toys don't impress her.

Coffee shops on the march as pubs decline, town centre data shows

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 00:16
The great British pub continues to make way for coffee shops and eateries on our High Streets, but it remains the most popular leisure venue in the UK.

Newspaper headlines: May's Brexit speech previewed in press

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 01/17/2017 - 00:10
Theresa May's speech on Brexit, in which she is expected to say the UK will make a "clean break" from the EU, is anticipated on the front pages of the newspapers.

Woman missing for 15 months: Body found

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 23:50
Police investigating the suspected murder of a Lancashire woman missing for 15 months find a body.

Louis van Gaal: Ex-Man Utd, Barcelona and Netherlands manager retires

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 22:28
Ex-Manchester United and Netherlands boss Louis van Gaal says he has retired from coaching after a 26-year career.

Mark Carney warns of consumer slowdown this year

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 21:17
UK households are still spending strongly, but face headwinds this year, warns Bank chief Mark Carney.

Cameron 'should not be Nato leader'

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 21:05
The former PM's "talents do not include wisely-judging strategic issues", a senior Tory warns.

Taxi's CCTV shows thrown stone fracturing woman's skull

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 21:05
A woman suffers a fractured skull when a teenager throws a stone at the cab she is travelling in.

Boy, 17, admits Birmingham taxi stone attack

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 20:59
A teenager admits throwing a stone at a taxi, leaving a woman in her 70s with a fractured skull.

Katie Rough murder case: Balloon release marks birthday

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 20:16
Hundreds of people release balloons to mark what would have been the eighth birthday of Katie Rough, killed in York on 9 January.

Stroke survivor: Virtual Reality helped me walk again

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 19:51
Shannon Mackey has been using virtual reality physiotherapy sessions to help learn to walk again after suffering a stroke.

Drone footage captures Manchester house blast aftermath

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 18:55
Drone footage has captured the aftermath of a suspected gas explosion at a house in Manchester that left five people injured.

Police inquiry over fox 'killing' footage in Warwickshire

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 18:21
A hunt saboteurs group has released footage it claims shows them trying to save a fox from hounds, though it died soon after.

Elections to be held in Northern Ireland on 2 March

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 01/16/2017 - 17:48
Northern Ireland will go to the polls to elect a new Assembly after it collapsed over a botched energy scheme.

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