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Sarah Everard: Five police officers facing action over social media messages

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/22/2021 - 13:29
Five officers have cases to answer over messages sent on WhatsApp and Signal, the police watchdog says.

Logan Mwangi: Mum in court charged with murdering son, five

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/22/2021 - 13:13
A 14-year-old boy also appears in court charged with five-year-old Logan Mwangi's murder.

Covid: Brits increasingly lax on masks and social mixing

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/22/2021 - 11:57
Fewer adults are practising social distancing than think it is important, figures for Great Britain show.

Battle of Trafalgar: Once-a-year light on Nelson’s death

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/22/2021 - 11:18
Trafalgar Day is marked with a service at Britannia Royal Naval College's chapel.

UK shop sales continue to fall in September

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/22/2021 - 08:56
Retail sales in the UK fell for the fifth month in a row, according to the Office for National Statistics.

NHS 111 'failed' Horsham teen who died following delays

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/22/2021 - 08:39
There is a "real risk" that people "are being misled over the capability" of 111, a coroner warns.

Vytautas Kiminius: On-the-run killer driver flew in national competition

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/22/2021 - 06:23
Vytautas Kiminius fled the UK before he began a jail term for causing death by dangerous driving.

'We knew something was wrong when mum shrank'

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/22/2021 - 06:23
Alison McDonald was diagnosed with a blood cancer after she lost several inches in height.

Scottish schools spending 'is highest per pupil in UK'

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/22/2021 - 06:22
Teacher pay rises and extra pandemic funding have reversed spending cuts during the past decade, analysis has found.

Emergency teaching cover appeal by NI special schools

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/22/2021 - 06:20
Special schools face a "perfect storm" of staff absences, warns one principal.

Moped gangs with machetes target London's cyclists

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/22/2021 - 06:00
Cyclists are having their bikes stolen in violent attacks from thieves in the capital.

The Queen back at Windsor after hospital stay

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/22/2021 - 02:42
She is "in good spirits" after a one-night stay for preliminary medical checks, Buckingham Palace says.

COP26: PM warned over aid cuts ahead of climate summit

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/22/2021 - 01:57
Government advisers express "deep concern" at planned reductions in aid spending before COP26.

Historic England: Jane Austen's house among heritage sites sharing £35m cash boost

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/22/2021 - 01:36
The government funding aims to help some of England's most popular historic places with repairs.

Long delay for hundreds of rape cases, says report

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/22/2021 - 01:05
The Crown Court backlog could remain a problem for years, severely affecting victims, says a watchdog.

Newspaper headlines: 'Royal health concern' and GP appointment 'row'

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/22/2021 - 00:44
Some papers cover the Queen's hospital stay in their late editions, while others focus on Covid.

Newcastle United: Why is Saudi Arabia-led takeover controversial?

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/22/2021 - 00:23
Here are some of the reasons why the Saudi-led consortium has proved controversial.

Sex and relationship lessons ‘help pupils feel safe’

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/22/2021 - 00:18
Sex education is compulsory in England's secondary schools, while primary schools teach about relationships.

Social care faces tsunami of unmet need - watchdog

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/22/2021 - 00:07
England's Care Quality Commission issues a warning, saying the workforce is "exhausted and depleted"

How to plug the UK into desert sunshine

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/22/2021 - 00:04
One company plans to build the world's longest electricity cable to connect Morocco to the UK.

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