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Book Week NI: ‘I am the poetry pharmacist’

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/22/2021 - 00:02
Philanthropist and author William Sieghart says he can find a poem to ease anyone's troubles.

Fears over the future of free debt advice

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/22/2021 - 00:01
There is growing concern that free face-to-face debt advice could be cut.

Second-hand car prices surge amid new car shortage

UK News BBC News Feed - Fri, 10/22/2021 - 00:01
Some used car models are growing in value despite getting older, research by the motoring group suggests.

TV: Fireman Sam and SuperTed 'wouldn't exist' without subsidies

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/21/2021 - 23:15
One hit cartoon creator calls for the government to continue subsidising children's TV programmes.

Cardiac arrest: Thousands of defibrillators unknown to 999 service

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/21/2021 - 23:11
Sheila Mott, who helped saved someone's life, says the machine explained what needed to be done.

Ed Sheeran: Singer to read CBeebies Bedtime Story about stuttering

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/21/2021 - 22:54
The singer will read I Talk Like a River, about a boy whose father helps him with his stutter.

Politicians too willing to turn blind eye to extremism, says ex-minister

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/21/2021 - 21:30
Ex-Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick says the UK's counter-extremism strategy has "lost its way".

Farmer crushed to death by Aga cooker, inquest hears

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/21/2021 - 20:42
Anthony Rees, 78, was trying to move the 470kg stove when it fell and crushed him, inquest hears.

Leeds injection spiking attacks being investigated

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/21/2021 - 20:24
West Yorkshire Police says there have been reports of "suspected spiking and attempt spiking".

Strictly Come Dancing: Judi Love to miss this week's show with Covid-19

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/21/2021 - 19:54
The Loose Women presenter will return next week, "all being well", a show spokesperson said.

Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust declares critical incident

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/21/2021 - 19:39
The Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust says there is "unprecedented demand" on services.

Sexual abuse victim waives anonymity to speak out about ordeal

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/21/2021 - 19:01
A victim waives her anonymity to speak out about the sexual abuse inflicted by her stepfather.

T20 World Cup: Scotland & Bangladesh win to reach Super 12s

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/21/2021 - 18:28
Scotland qualify for the Super 12s as Group B winners with an eight-wicket thrashing of Oman, their third victory in three games.

Covid-19: UK cases top 50,000, and fireworks in Manchester cancelled again

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/21/2021 - 17:57
Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Thursday evening.

'I only knew I'd been spiked when I saw the videos'

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/21/2021 - 17:27
Women share their experiences of spiking - through drinks and needles.

The Troubles: Boris Johnson seeks end to 'endless cycle' of prosecutions

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/21/2021 - 17:12
Boris Johnson urges end to people being brought to court on Troubles' offences with "no new evidence".

Walking paths have become bogs and need repair, says charity

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/21/2021 - 16:42
The Ramblers want the government to help restore trails that were eroded during lockdowns.

Covid: Get your booster jab, says Boris Johnson, as cases rise

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/21/2021 - 15:32
Boris Johnson urges those who are eligible for a third dose to organise appointments straight away.

Tory MPs don't need masks as they know each other, says Rees-Mogg

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/21/2021 - 15:18
The Commons leader says maskless Tory MPs are in line with official guidance as they know each other.

Lord Janner: Alleged victim calls for peerage to be reviewed

UK News BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/21/2021 - 15:17
An alleged child sex abuse victim calls for Lord Janner's peerage to be reviewed and removed.

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