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Camber Sands deaths: Family anger over safety measures

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 21:42
The family of one of the men who died at Camber Sands speak of their anger that the beach was not shut after a death last month.

Prisons face influx of older inmates, official projections suggest

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 21:27
Britain's prisons face an increase in elderly inmates - partly due to more convictions for historical sexual offences, a government report says.

Italy earthquake: At least three Britons killed, official says

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 21:09
At least three British citizens were among those killed in the earthquake in central Italy, an official from the town of Amatrice tells the BBC.

Labour leadership: Smith claims Corbyn 'happy' about Brexit vote

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 20:38
Labour leadership candidate Owen Smith claims during a hustings in Glasgow that Jeremy Corbyn was "happy" about the UK voting to leave the EU.

Champions League: Manchester City and Celtic to meet Barcelona

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 20:37
Manchester City will meet Scottish champions Celtic and new manager Pep Guardiola's former club Barcelona in the Champions League.

Man charged with Syria-related terrorist acts

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 20:15
A man is charged with preparing terrorist acts linked to Syria, the Metropolitan Police Force says.

Ballymurphy: Joint funeral for Belfast couple who died 45 years apart

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 19:31
A married couple who died exactly 45 years apart have been buried together at a joint funeral in west Belfast.

Marathon runner on reunion with missing dog, Gobi

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 18:45
A marathon runner has been reunited with a dog who unexpectedly joined him during a 250km race across China, after she went missing.

Brother of Camber Sands victim: 'They found his car'

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 16:33
The brother of Nitharsan Ravi, one of five men who died at Camber Sands after being caught by the tide, has described how police discovered his identity.

Head teacher Ashley Yates jailed for filming pupils in toilets

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 15:55
A primary school head teacher who used a spy pen to film pupils in the toilets at his school is jailed.

Migrants rescued from sandbank off Kent coast

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 15:46
Six migrants who were trying to reach the Kent coast in a small boat are rescued from a sandbank in the English Channel.

NI terrorism: Royal Marine arrested over Northern Ireland-related terrorism still being held

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 15:41
A serving Royal Marine, arrested in Somerset as part of an investigation into Northern Ireland-related terrorism, is still being questioned.

Two RMT strikes hit Southern rail network on same day

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 15:28
A strike over ticket office closures will take place on Southern rail on the same day as industrial action over guards' roles.

'A draining fight'

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 15:25
Parents of children with learning disabilities are being left to struggle alone without support during the summer holidays, according to Mencap. Here are some of their stories.

Airlander 10: Longest aircraft hit power cable before nosediving

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 15:25
The world's longest aircraft came into contact with "high voltage power cables" before nosediving on landing, UK Power Networks says.

Camber Sands deaths: Victims underestimated tide, RNLI says

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 15:14
Five men who died at Camber Sands got into trouble after failing to realise how quickly the tide would come in, the RNLI says.

Man drowned at James Bond-themed swingers' party

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 15:06
A man drowned after going into a swimming pool with a woman he had been dancing with at a James Bond-themed swingers' party, an inquest hears.

Man sneaks Lego proposal into film adverts

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 15:05
A man has asked his girlfriend to marry him in a film using Lego that was screened to cinema goers before the main attraction.

'Unsafe' A&E services halted in Stafford

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 14:59
Children's accident and emergency services at a troubled hospital are suspended after senior staff said it was "not clinically safe".

The Grand Tour: First clips show Jeremy Clarkson's comeback

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 13:49
The old Top Gear team's new car programme will show James May driving with a broken arm and Jeremy Clarkson on the Game of Thrones set.

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