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Inflation: Seven reasons why the cost of living is going up around the world

Wed, 01/19/2022 - 12:21
Global inflation - the rate at which prices rise - is at its highest since 2008. Here are seven reasons why.

Essex lorry deaths: Trafficking gang ringleader jailed in Belgium

Wed, 01/19/2022 - 12:13
Vo Van Hong is given 15 years in prison for running a gang that trafficked some of the victims.

Covid 'sham' woman fined for filming in Gloucester hospital

Wed, 01/19/2022 - 12:05
Debbie Hicks live-streamed from the Gloucester hospital questioning the existence of "mutant virus".

Wordle: 'It's just so simple,' says Countdown's Susie Dent, on the daily word game

Wed, 01/19/2022 - 10:57
The online word game Wordle has attracted millions of daily users - including Countdown's Susie Dent.

Most-wanted: Appeal for 12 UK suspects thought to be hiding in Spain

Wed, 01/19/2022 - 10:50
Men wanted for murder, drug trafficking and supplying guns are among those being sought.

'Mesmerising' cloud inversions seen in the Peak District

Wed, 01/19/2022 - 10:05
Two hikers say it was the first time they had seen a cloud inversion in the Peak District.

Roeburndale bridge collapse: Man dies and several injured

Wed, 01/19/2022 - 08:43
The man was among eleven people in a vehicle and trailer that fell into a river, police say.

Radar satellite's stunning map of UK and Ireland

Wed, 01/19/2022 - 08:28
For some technologies there are never any clouds to spoil the view.

Inflation: Cost of living rises at fastest pace for 30 years

Wed, 01/19/2022 - 08:11
The UK's cost of living surged by 5.4% in the 12 months to December, hitting its highest level since 1992.

Covid: Leadership threat to PM grows and England rules set to ease

Wed, 01/19/2022 - 08:07
Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Wednesday morning.

Downing Street party: Boris Johnson to face MPs as leadership threat grows

Wed, 01/19/2022 - 08:07
The No 10 party row continues with reports more MPs are planning to ask for a no-confidence vote.

Sewage regularly dumped illegally in England and Wales rivers

Wed, 01/19/2022 - 07:33
Analysis suggests seven water companies illegally dumped sewage thousands of times between 2017 and 2021.

Harrow: 39ft bus lane pockets council £442k in fines

Wed, 01/19/2022 - 07:26
Nearly 8,000 drivers in Harrow were caught using the bus lane between April 2019 and December 2021.

Double jobbing: House of Lords to debate dual mandate proposals

Wed, 01/19/2022 - 07:13
The controversial plans have been criticised by the majority of Stormont's political parties.

Missed opportunities to prosecute double murderer, report finds

Wed, 01/19/2022 - 06:29
Laura Mortimer and her 11-year-old daughter Ella were killed by Christopher Boon in 2018.

Andy Murray column: Australian Open return & Cristiano Ronaldo-style celebrations

Wed, 01/19/2022 - 05:41
In his first BBC Sport column at the Australian Open, Andy Murray talks about his thrilling opening win and blocking out Cristiano Ronaldo-style 'Siuuuu' celebrations.

Downing Street party: How Boris Johnson's future hangs in the balance

Wed, 01/19/2022 - 04:43
Many Tory MPs will be listening closely to the prime minister's answers as he faces Prime Minster's Questions.

Dairylea cheese ad banned for showing girl eating upside down

Wed, 01/19/2022 - 02:01
Fourteen people complained about the advert, including one viewer who said a toddler had copied it.

Exercise addicts urged to build in rest days

Wed, 01/19/2022 - 01:40
A mental health charity is concerned some people are overdoing it to cope with stress and anxiety.

Depression rise at Christmas linked to stress over Covid

Wed, 01/19/2022 - 01:31
Despite no lockdowns, a large survey found anxieties over being infected and long Covid were high.