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UK heatwave: UK set for new heatwave as temperatures head to 35C

Mon, 08/08/2022 - 19:59
Hot conditions will not hit the 40.3C reached last month but could last longer, forecasters say.

Rugby star Gareth Thomas sued after ex-partner gets HIV

Mon, 08/08/2022 - 19:59
High Court papers allege Gareth Thomas hid his HIV status and did not take care not to pass it on.

Boris Johnson rules out immediate cost-of-living measures

Mon, 08/08/2022 - 19:43
It comes as business boss Tony Danker warns the UK cannot "afford a summer of government inactivity".

Avanti West Coast suspends sales and cuts timetables

Mon, 08/08/2022 - 18:41
Avanti West Coast says its limited timetables will run until further notice due to staff shortages.

Ryan Giggs: Ex-Man Utd and Wales star headbutted ex-girlfriend - court

Mon, 08/08/2022 - 18:12
The ex-Manchester United and Wales star denies coercive behaviour and assaulting two women.

Queen to interrupt Balmoral stay to meet new prime minister

Mon, 08/08/2022 - 18:01
The Queen is expected to return to London to hold an audience with the new prime minister next month.

Louis Thorold A10 crash: Driver had 'undiagnosed Alzheimer's' court told

Mon, 08/08/2022 - 17:50
A 75-year-old woman denies causing the death of five-month-old Louis Thorold who was in his pram.

Rio Ferdinand: Fan made racist gesture at pundit, court hears

Mon, 08/08/2022 - 17:42
Wolverhampton fan Jamie Arnold is accused of racially aggravated harassment of the ex footballer.

Former prosecutor John Watt QC jailed for abusing children

Mon, 08/08/2022 - 17:37
A judge tells John Watt QC his "vile" crimes were of the "utmost seriousness and depravity."

Commonwealth Games: England secure record haul of 176 medals at Birmingham 2022

Mon, 08/08/2022 - 17:30
England's team chief says he is proud of the athletes after a record haul of 176 medals at the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

'One person turned up to watch my Fringe show'

Mon, 08/08/2022 - 15:11
Comedian Robin Grainger has become a Fringe legend after giving his all for one man in the audience.

Campaigners call for artificial grass tax

Mon, 08/08/2022 - 15:09
A new petition to the government is calling for a tax on plastic lawns to 'encourage more sustainable options'.

Eileen Barrott death: Life sentence for husband who killed wife

Mon, 08/08/2022 - 14:40
Mark Barrott, from Leeds, killed his wife, Eileen, in a "final act of control", a court is told.

Islington: Flooding in north London as water main bursts

Mon, 08/08/2022 - 13:52
A witness told the BBC that it was the worst flooding he had ever seen in London.

Kate Jayden: Runner sets marathon world record with broken knee

Mon, 08/08/2022 - 13:44
Kate Jayden runs a marathon every day for 106 days despite suffering a fracture midway through.

Tory leadership: Truss living costs plan won't touch sides, Sunak says

Mon, 08/08/2022 - 13:08
But she says her tax cuts would boost incomes, as the Tory leadership rivals row over the economy.

Thornton Heath: Three injured as gas explosion destroys house

Mon, 08/08/2022 - 12:54
Neighbours said they reported a strong gas smell two weeks ago and that they had been feeling dizzy.

BBC Proms: Composer turned to music to help with Tourette's

Mon, 08/08/2022 - 12:46
Gavin Higgins has teamed up with a Welsh brass band to perform at the Royal Albert Hall.

Freddie Flintoff's Field of Dreams: Refugee granted asylum in UK

Mon, 08/08/2022 - 12:32
Adnan, who featured in Freddie Flintoff's Field of Dreams, says he is "so happy" to be able to stay.

Woman who ran over and killed boyfriend in Fife avoids jail

Mon, 08/08/2022 - 12:31
Grace Ross, 21, struck Joshua Kerr, 18, with her car near the farm where he worked in Fife in 2020.