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French skier investigated over collision with British girl

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 10:22
A skier who hit a five-year-old in the French Alps who then died faces a possible charge of manslaughter.

Pay rises fail to keep up with the cost of living

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 08:53
Data shows weekly wage growth fell for the first time since July 2020 but vacancies hit a new record.

Ludlow parents' 36-minute ambulance wait as baby 'turns blue'

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 08:43
West Midlands Ambulance Service apologises for the delay to reach one-year-old Myla in Shropshire.

Covid: Cummings claims PM was warned about lockdown drinks, and job vacancies hit new high

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 07:54
Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Tuesday morning.

'Ed Sheeran and Stormzy portraits kept me busy in lockdown'

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 07:05
A tattoo apprentice says he finds creating the artwork "really addictive".

Schools: Northern Ireland has 'too many small and unsustainable' schools

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 06:29
The Education Authority also says there will be a need for 2,000 more special school places by 2030.

London mayor plans pay-per-mile charge for drivers

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 06:12
Sadiq Khan says drivers should prepare to pay-per-mile in the capital to help tackle climate change.

Self-harm guidance to include advice for schools and prisons

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 02:53
It's not just mental health professionals who have to spot self-harm, updated health guidance says.

Magistrates to get more powers to jail criminals for longer

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 02:38
In a bid to tackle court backlogs, magistrates in England and Wales will be able to jail criminals for longer.

Specialist mental health unit failures exposed by patients

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 02:04
Patients say they’ve been placed in unsafe environments, often far from home.

Russia-Ukraine crisis: UK sending weapons to defend Ukraine, says defence secretary

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 02:01
The defence secretary says he is sending short-range anti-tank missiles amid Russian invasion fears.

Energy price rises could worsen child poverty, charity warns

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 01:10
A leading charity says soaring energy costs could plunge more families into "very deep poverty".

New campaign aims to stop more encrypted apps

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 01:05
No Place to Hide says end-to-end encryption makes it harder to detect child abuse.

Anti-vax protests: ‘Sovereign citizens’ fight UK Covid vaccine rollout

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 00:34
Activists with anti-vax beliefs are taking "direct action" against hospitals and schools.

What can we do to get more women into coding?

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 00:08
How visual, auditory and kinesthetic tools used to teach kids coding should be adapted for adults.

Government defeated as Lords vote to make misogyny a hate crime

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 00:07
Peers vote to make misogyny a hate crime and block new powers to impose conditions on noisy protests.

Morrisons confirms sick pay cut for unvaccinated staff

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 00:01
The supermarket joins a list of firms which pay the legal minimum to unvaccinated staff obliged to isolate.

Co-op store manager who campaigned to protect staff from abuse honoured

UK News BBC News Feed - Tue, 01/18/2022 - 00:01
Claire Saunders, who works for Co-op, was honoured in the New Year Honours list for her work.

Newspaper headlines: Cummings claims PM lied, and energy bills warning

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 01/17/2022 - 23:51
A mix of stories lead Tuesday's newspaper front pages, including the latest on the No 10 parties row.

Ashling Murphy: 'Significant progress' made in murder investigation

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 01/17/2022 - 23:03
Police release the description of a man they want to speak to in relation to her murder.

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