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School pupils' cycle ban faces Olympian criticism

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 10:52
Safety permit move is criticised by Olympic champion Chris Boardman and a cycling group.

Pressure 'easing' on England A&E units

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 10:26
Ambulance delays are down, but hospitals remain over-crowded, figures for England show.

Emily Maitlis fears stalker will never stop

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 09:55
TV presenter Emily Maitlis tells BBC 5 live she fears her stalker will never stop harassing her.

Emily Maitlis fears stalker will never stop

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 09:11
The Newsnight presenter speaks about being harassed by a former friend for more than two decades.

Spray painting a millionaire party planner's mansion

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 07:56
The 'Belfast Banksy' who flew to Vegas to transform a mansion into a gingerbread house.

The choir helping people with dementia

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 05:52
"He comes alive when he's here."

A&E safety risks 'unacceptable' first minster warned

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 03:25
Hospital safety is being "compromised to an unacceptable degree", Welsh emergency consultants warn.

Why I took my wife's last name

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 02:22
Kirstie Brewer speaks to three men who broke with convention and took their wife's name when they married.

Parents 'shelling out for free nursery scheme'

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 01:18
The government's 30-hour 'free' nursery scheme is being subsidised by parents, a survey suggests.

Angelina Jolie gene testing for all?

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 01:13
Testing everyone for cancer risk genes would save lives and is cost effective say doctors.

Paralysed war veteran gets 'robotic skeleton'

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 00:48
Robotic skeleton enables paralysed war veteran to take first dog walk.

Are the days of loyalty cards numbered after Tesco's change?

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 00:26
Tesco's decision to alter its Clubcard scheme may be a sign of more change ahead, experts predict.

Homes plan back-firing, say councils

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 00:25
A scheme to convert offices into homes lets developers "duck" providing affordable housing, says the LGA.

Taxpayers owe private firms £199bn for PFI deals

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 00:13
The public will be repaying Private Finance Initiative deals into the 2040s, a watchdog says.

What now for UK-France security relations?

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 00:06
Before the annual UK-France summit, the BBC's security correspondent assesses co-operation on key areas in the run-up to Brexit.

UK pledges extra £44m for Channel border security

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 00:06
The money will be spent on fencing, CCTV and infrared detection technology, the UK government will say later.

Newspaper headlines: 'Le stitch-up' at Calais and PFI deals criticised

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 23:36
Thursday's front pages focus on a deal over the policing of the Port of Calais and "wasteful" PFI projects .

'Do not travel' warning as snow storm hits

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 22:45
A fresh band of persistent heavy snow is set to sweep across parts of the country for a third day.

Residents asked to foot £2m bill to replace Grenfell-like cladding

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 22:16
Croydon leaseholders face the bill to replace cladding similar to that used on Grenfell Tower.

Police officers 'need to be more diverse' in Wales

UK News BBC News Feed - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 21:02
There are only 13 black or minority ethnic police officers above the rank of PC in the whole of Wales.

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