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Council and rail unions confirm COP26 strike plan

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 15:16
Refuse and recycling workers along with ScotRail staff could all be taking industrial action during the summit.

National Living Wage set to rise to £9.50 an hour

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 15:13
The 6.6% pay rise for workers aged 23 years old and over is expected to be announced in the Budget.

Recycling plastics does not work, says Boris Johnson

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 15:12
The Recycling Association responds by saying Boris Johnson has "completely lost the plastic plot".

Climate change: Pledge of $100bn annual aid slips to 2023

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 14:55
A key pledge on climate funding has still not been met, and the money is not sure to be there before 2023.

Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen faces UK Parliament

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 14:31
Frances Haugen, who leaked thousands of documents, is appearing before MPs working on online safety.

Peak District photographer captures 'one in a million' rainbow shot

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 13:41
The picture is widely praised online after the photographer posted it on social media.

Glider: New route not orange or green issue, Translink says

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 13:26
Translink says the north Belfast route is a transport-related rather than a political issue.

Insulate Britain: Protesters block east London roads

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 12:28
In a statement, the group said: "We won't stand by while the government kills our kids."

Sir David Amess: Priest quits social media over MP last rites abuse

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 12:20
Fr Jeffrey Woolnough was unable to deliver the sacrament to Sir David Amess at crime scene.

Manchester Arena Inquiry: Bomber's father 'influenced extremist views'

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 11:57
A senior MI5 officer tells the Manchester Arena Inquiry Ramadan Abedi influenced his son's views.

Greater Manchester teen with OCD turns cleaning into a job

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 11:45
Zykiah, 15, used his cleaning skills to start a car wash business which now boasts a famous clientele.

Petrol prices hit record high, says RAC

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 11:18
Average petrol prices reach 142.94p a litre, surpassing the previous record in April 2012.

Covid: Concern at people behaving as if pandemic is over

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 09:59
Wales' chief medical officer is worried about people not social distancing or wearing face masks.

Brentwood murder investigation: Boys killed were 16, MP says.

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 09:29
Eight men are in custody on suspicion of murder over the deaths of the teenagers in Brentwood.

Steve Allen apologises to Strictly's Tilly Ramsay after calling her 'chubby'

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 09:29
Tilly Ramsay said the comments from the LBC presenter were a "step too far".

Kiveton Park crash: Three men killed as car hits tree

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 09:06
The men were all travelling in the same car when it hit a tree on Sunday evening, police say.

Covid in Scotland: Hundreds refused entry in vaccine passport 'chaos'

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 08:42
The Scottish Hospitality Group says the first weekend of enforcement of the scheme was an "unmitigated disaster".

Covid-19: Military medics cannot be permanent fixture in NI, says Swann

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 08:24
Stormont must invest in its own health service in the future, says Health Minister Robin Swann.

Covid-19: NHS funding boost and call to protect schools from protests

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 07:40
Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Monday morning.

RNLI rescue dog from West Kirby mud flats

UK News BBC News Feed - Mon, 10/25/2021 - 07:23
West Kirby RNLI were told the dog was afraid of men, so crew member Ella Marston came to the rescue.

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