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Geoffrey Boycott: Former cricketer sorry for 'unacceptable' comment

UK News BBC News Feed - 3 hours 1 min ago
Former England cricketer Geoffrey Boycott apologises for an "unacceptable" comment about West Indian cricketers.

Storm brewing?

UK News BBC News Feed - 3 hours 40 min ago
The National Grid has warned that an average home can't charge a car and boil a kettle at the same time.

Ludlow Hospital refuses 'demeaning' fancy dress donation

UK News BBC News Feed - 4 hours 22 min ago
A hospital turns down £2,500 from male fundraisers dressed in "demeaning" nurses uniforms.

'Foolish' level crossing-hopping learner driver convicted

UK News BBC News Feed - 4 hours 25 min ago
A learner driver jumped a level crossing and then reversed back through it.

Ancient coffin breaks as child put in it at Southend museum

UK News BBC News Feed - 4 hours 37 min ago
Visitors put a child inside the 800-year-old coffin for a photograph but damaged the "unique" artefact.

Man dead at Tunbridge Wells hedonist festival site

UK News BBC News Feed - 5 hours 4 min ago
Flamefest, a festival for "kinky, quirky, creative hedonists", was at the site on Saturday and Sunday.

Dominic Chappell to be prosecuted over BHS collapse

UK News BBC News Feed - 5 hours 22 min ago
Dominic Chappell, who faces charges, bought the department store chain the year before it collapsed.

Hundreds flock to see American Yellow Warbler in Portland

UK News BBC News Feed - 5 hours 26 min ago
The American Yellow Warbler is thought to have been blown across the Atlantic by Hurricane Gert.

Lidl tops Waitrose to become UK's seventh biggest grocer

UK News BBC News Feed - 5 hours 36 min ago
German chain's market share is now 5.2%, a 0.7% year-on-year increase, due to demand from families.

Armed robber dressed as witch jailed for Newport Co-op raid

UK News BBC News Feed - 6 hours 3 min ago
Nicholas Overton donned a long black robe, blonde wig and pointed hat as a disguise during the raid.

Green man road crossings 'too fast'

UK News BBC News Feed - 6 hours 41 min ago
Guidance calls for councils in England to make it easier for elderly and disabled people to cross the road.

Cinema hosts dog-friendly screenings

UK News BBC News Feed - 7 hours 4 sec ago
A dog-friendly film is shown at the Picturehouse Central in London every six weeks.

Asda sorry for 'Isle of White' shopping bag gaffe

UK News BBC News Feed - 7 hours 22 min ago
The supermarket giant promises to get 10,000 special edition bags reprinted.

George Osborne urges 'HS3' rail for northern England

UK News BBC News Feed - 9 hours 38 min ago
Ex-chancellor calls on the government to invest in high-speed rail lines from Liverpool to Hull.

Great British Bake Off: We had a sneak peek

UK News BBC News Feed - 11 hours 4 min ago
Our entertainment correspondent had a sneak peek at the first episode since GBBO's move to Channel 4.

Manchester attack: 12 weeks on

UK News BBC News Feed - 11 hours 35 min ago
Twelve weeks after the Manchester attack, a bereaved mother explains how she is trying to cope with what happened.

Rhys Jones murder 'no watershed for Liverpool gun crime'

UK News BBC News Feed - 14 hours 26 min ago
Ten years after the murder "petty disputes" are still settled with guns in Liverpool, police say.

'Unknown' Battle of Arnhem soldier identified after 73 years

UK News BBC News Feed - 14 hours 28 min ago
L/Cpl William Loney lay in an unmarked grave but now a search for relatives is under way.

UK toys celebrated on Royal Mail stamps

UK News BBC News Feed - 14 hours 39 min ago
The set of 10 stamps will feature UK-made toys from the past 100 years, including Sindy and Meccano.

New GCSEs 'hardest since O-levels'

UK News BBC News Feed - 15 hours 19 min ago
Private school leader urges caution over interpretation of new grading system for exams in England.

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