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Covid-19: Infection rates 'stubbornly high' in Northern Ireland

UK News BBC News Feed - Sun, 10/24/2021 - 14:54
It is unheard of for hospitals to be running well beyond capacity at this time of year, says a GP.

Health secretary admits 'absolutely' a risk of Covid spike after COP26

UK News BBC News Feed - Sun, 10/24/2021 - 14:40
Scotland's health secretary cannot rule out restrictions if the UN climate summit creates a Covid spike.

Covid: Labour calls for Plan B measures in England

UK News BBC News Feed - Sun, 10/24/2021 - 14:38
But the chancellor says the data does not suggest "immediately" moving to government's back-up plan.

Brentwood: Eight murder arrests after two teenage boys die

UK News BBC News Feed - Sun, 10/24/2021 - 13:42
Brentwood's MP says it is a "very dark day" for the town.

Manchester Reform Synagogue service ambushed by group with swastikas

UK News BBC News Feed - Sun, 10/24/2021 - 13:40
Worshippers felt "shaken" after racist images were shown in a Sabbath service on Zoom, a rabbi says.

Budget about investing in public services - Sunak

UK News BBC News Feed - Sun, 10/24/2021 - 12:56
The chancellor says he will set out a plan for rebuilding the economy next week based on skills.

Ormonde offshore wind farm debris could be widespread

UK News BBC News Feed - Sun, 10/24/2021 - 12:51
Engineers say parts of a turbine fell into the sea during maintenance work at an offshore wind farm.

Spiking: Women scared to go out amid rise in cases, MP says

UK News BBC News Feed - Sun, 10/24/2021 - 10:36
Labour's shadow minister for victims and youth justice calls for misogyny to become a hate crime.

Carlisle woman is crowned Britain's fittest farmer

UK News BBC News Feed - Sun, 10/24/2021 - 10:08
She had to pull out of last year's contest after coming into contact with someone with Covid.

Who owns Scotland? Mapping urban land ownership

UK News BBC News Feed - Sun, 10/24/2021 - 09:24
Martin Geissler looks at who owns buildings and spaces in our towns and cities and why it matters.

Health-conscious Bristol cafe-goers shun the greasy spoon

UK News BBC News Feed - Sun, 10/24/2021 - 07:49
People are increasingly falling out of love with English breakfasts, according to cafe owners.

Northamptonshire charities asked to help prisoners freed to sleep rough

UK News BBC News Feed - Sun, 10/24/2021 - 07:43
Prisoners are being released with nowhere to live prompting requests for tents and sleeping bags.

Tamar Bridge marks 60th anniversary

UK News BBC News Feed - Sun, 10/24/2021 - 07:37
The bridge - which connects Devon and Cornwall - carries 16 million vehicles a year.

Fan's Lego City Ground to feature in Nottingham Forest programme

UK News BBC News Feed - Sun, 10/24/2021 - 07:32
Jonny Heald created the 5,000-piece model over three months during lockdown.

Covid: Rollercoaster fan takes 6,000th ride after pandemic delays

UK News BBC News Feed - Sun, 10/24/2021 - 07:03
Covid left him waiting to pass the milestone after 25 years of enjoying the wooden rollercoaster.

Why are there fewer teenager mothers in Northern Ireland?

UK News BBC News Feed - Sun, 10/24/2021 - 06:43
The number of teenagers giving birth in NI fell below 500 for the first time in 2020.

Covid: Travellers to be able to use cheaper Covid tests

UK News BBC News Feed - Sun, 10/24/2021 - 01:27
Fully-jabbed people returning to England will be able to take lateral flow tests instead of PCR tests.

‘I left university and adopted my brother and sister’

UK News BBC News Feed - Sun, 10/24/2021 - 00:30
When Jemma Bere’s family was in crisis, she made a split-second decision that changed the trajectory of her life.

Stephen Merchant: How Outlaws creator took comedy to the dark side

UK News BBC News Feed - Sun, 10/24/2021 - 00:25
His show, which throws seven strangers together, is a far cry from The Office and Lip Sync Battle.

'My student loan refund took six years'

UK News BBC News Feed - Sun, 10/24/2021 - 00:23
Rebecca Gale says she was "shocked and then angry" the Student Loans Company took so long to repay her.

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