Feed aggregator

RBS biggest failure in Bank of England stress test

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/30/2016 - 10:32
RBS performs worst in tests on how the UK's biggest lenders would cope with a global economic crash.

'Sextortion': NCA releases awareness video

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/30/2016 - 09:32
The National Crime Agency believes so-called sextortion is significantly under-reported and has released a video to raise awareness.

Specialist paramedic: 'It could be anything, anywhere'

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/30/2016 - 09:21
A dementia patient with chest pain, a man with prostate cancer, a feverish baby and an alcoholic who has hit his head... all patients attended by one paramedic in one day.

National Lottery accounts feared hacked

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/30/2016 - 08:59
The operator of the National Lottery says it believes that about 26,500 accounts have been breached.

Trampoline parks 'need more safety measures'

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/30/2016 - 06:16
There should be more safety measures in place at trampoline parks, a group of organisations say.

Young women 'shut out of jobs market' by lack of support

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/30/2016 - 03:08
Too many young women are being shut out of the workplace by a lack of support, a charity says.

'Limited evidence' for benefit sanctions, NAO says

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/30/2016 - 02:28
The National Audit Office says benefit sanctions are being imposed despite "limited evidence" on how they work.

Thousands of children 'missing' from education

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/30/2016 - 02:09
More than 30,000 children were missing from schools for substantial periods of time in the 2014-15 academic year, figures suggest.

UK tops list of most traffic-congested EU cities

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/30/2016 - 01:54
A study of roads in 123 European cities suggests British drivers face the most traffic jams.

Four men took own lives after webcam blackmail

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/30/2016 - 01:36
Four men have killed themselves in the last year after falling victim to sextortion, police say.

Sleep deprivation 'costs UK £40bn a year'

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/30/2016 - 01:20
Sleep-deprived workers are costing the UK economy £40bn a year and face a higher risk of death, says a new study.

Newspaper headlines: Papers show final images of air crash footballers

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/30/2016 - 01:09
Pictures of wreckage from the plane crash that killed most of the players of Brazilian football club Chapecoense are interspersed with the final images of the young victims on Wednesday's front pages.

Ambulance crews 'struggle to reach 999 calls'

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/30/2016 - 00:50
Ambulance services are struggling to reach the seriously ill quickly enough after rising demand has left the system at breaking point, a BBC investigation has found.

Rolling to one side

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/30/2016 - 00:26
As The Rolling Stones release an album paying homage to the black blues musicians that inspired them, the BBC speaks to their black bass player Darryl Jones about race, music and still being the "new guy" after 22 years.

Successful pregnancy more likely 'sooner after miscarriage' say researchers

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/30/2016 - 00:16
Women are more likely to have a successful pregnancy if they conceive sooner after a miscarriage rather than waiting, researchers say.

Rubbish cooking

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/30/2016 - 00:10
The firms trying to tackle food waste by using ingredients destined to be thrown away.

Christmas 2016 may be the cheapest ever

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/30/2016 - 00:05
While many like to moan that the cost of Christmas seems to go up every year, the truth may be exactly the opposite.

Thornton Abbey Black Death plague pit excavated

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 11/30/2016 - 00:02
A Black Death burial pit with 48 skeletons is discovered at the site of a 14th Century monastery hospital.

100 Women 2016: Meet Megan, the British Army's 'lone piper'

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 11/29/2016 - 23:50
Megan Beveridge started playing bagpipes at the age of nine.

On call with charity Suicide Crisis

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 11/29/2016 - 22:50
Joy Hibbins runs a charity Suicide Crisis, helping people who feel they can no longer cope.

Pages

Subscribe to News in Britain aggregator