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More than 250,000 are homeless in England - Shelter

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 03:13
More than a quarter of a million people in England are homeless, says housing charity Shelter.

Muslim families sending children to Catholic schools

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 02:58
More than 20,000 pupils in Catholic schools are Muslims, new figures have revealed.

Junior doctors' training under threat, says GMC

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 02:38
Junior doctors' workloads across the UK mean they are missing out on important training, says a report by the General Medical Council.

Dame Zaha Hadid's Brit Awards statuette design unveiled

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 01:30
The Brit Awards statuette designed by the late architect Dame Zaha Hadid is unveiled.

Newspaper headlines: Should speed humps & motorway limits change?

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 00:43
Three papers lead on motoring stories - while Karen Danczuk tells the Sun she was raped by her brother.

Century of peril

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 00:38
The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents is 100 years old - but what do its posters reveal about how society has changed?

High hopes

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 00:36
After decades of decline, is Hull a city on the rise?

Sheeran performs only gig of year at hospice fundraiser

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 00:31
Singer Ed Sheeran performs his only gig of 2016 at a fundraising event for a new children's hospice.

Cash calendar

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 00:24
As the year draws to a close, many people will review the state of their wealth. So, is your bank balance now a spectacular display or did your finances fizzle?

Fox fighters

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 00:16
For many businesses Christmas is their busiest time of the year, the BBC's Elizabeth Hotson takes a look at how some are preparing.

Red Arrows complete 'Best of British' world tour

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 12/01/2016 - 00:03
The Red Arrows aerobatic display team completes a 60-day world tour, including its first show in China.

Two arrests in investigation into alleged misconduct at police watchdog's office

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/30/2016 - 22:28
Two men are to be reported to the PPS as part of a PSNI investigation into misconduct in a public office.

Christmas card printing firm Schoolcardshop ceases trading

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/30/2016 - 22:22
A company that converts children's artwork into Christmas cards has gone out of business.

Football abuse hotline receives 'staggering surge' in calls

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/30/2016 - 22:00
A dedicated football sex abuse hotline has received a "staggering surge" in calls, the NSPCC says.

Man charged after woman found strangled after house fire

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/30/2016 - 21:15
A man is charged with murder after a woman was found strangled, following a house fire.

New fiver: Bank of England looking to make note meat-free

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/30/2016 - 21:09
The maker of the new fiver says it is working on "potential solutions" to the issue of animal fat.

London may seek separate Brexit deal, mayor warns

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/30/2016 - 19:43
London may seek its own Brexit deal to allow firms to continue recruiting from the European Union, mayor claims.

Five surprising things about new England manager Gareth Southgate

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/30/2016 - 19:38
Five things you may not know about Gareth Southgate who has been appointed as England manager on a four-year deal.

Eddie Izzard's homophobic attacker given suspended sentence

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/30/2016 - 19:25
A man who hurled homophobic abuse at comedian Eddie Izzard is given a 20 week suspended prison sentence.

UK has 'first sexually transmitted Zika'

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/30/2016 - 17:46
The first likely case of sexual transmission of Zika virus in the UK is reported by the authorities.

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