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Climate change: 'Sand battery' could solve green energy's big problem

Tue, 05/07/2022 - 01:12
A storage device made from sand may overcome the biggest issue in the transition to renewable energy.

The Papers: Johnson 'did know about Pincher' and UK on go-slow

Tue, 05/07/2022 - 01:01
Fresh questions about what the PM knew of the Chris Pincher claims feature in Tuesday's papers.

Conversion therapy: 'I thought God hated me because I was gay'

Tue, 05/07/2022 - 00:55
A Methodist minister tells of his struggle with sexuality and how he was sent for conversion therapy.

Wimbledon: How does tennis work when you're blind?

Tue, 05/07/2022 - 00:05
Wimbledon brings tennis to the spotlight every summer, though how does the sport work when you're blind?

Cost of living: Firms warned consumers want more than low prices

Tue, 05/07/2022 - 00:05
Companies must be transparent and flexible with customers facing budget pressures, experts say.

Hospices hit by rising costs and falling donations

Tue, 05/07/2022 - 00:04
Hospices across the UK are being squeezed by rising inflation, charities warn.

Why Labour's leader has made peace with Brexit

Mon, 04/07/2022 - 23:12
Sir Keir Starmer's vow to "make Brexit work" feels like a moment for Labour after years of argument.

Michael Sheen: I broke down hearing kids' care stories

Mon, 04/07/2022 - 23:03
Michael Sheen speaks to young people in care as part of a BBC investigation into the system.

The state of Scotland's NHS in five charts

Mon, 04/07/2022 - 22:42
Ministers have warned that it will take years for the health service to get back to normal.

Guns N' Roses cancel Glasgow concert due to illness

Mon, 04/07/2022 - 22:42
The US rockers said they have axed the Glasgow Green gig due to illness and medical advice.

NI Troubles: Legacy bill passes Commons stages

Mon, 04/07/2022 - 22:02
The bill to end legacy prosecutions will now proceed to the House of Lords in the autumn.

Boris Johnson was made aware of formal Chris Pincher complaint

Mon, 04/07/2022 - 22:00
BBC News understands the complaint sparked a disciplinary process that confirmed the MP's misconduct.

Nicola Sturgeon raises indyref2 plan in call with Boris Johnson

Mon, 04/07/2022 - 21:27
It is the first time they have spoken since Nicola Sturgeon outlined her route map to a referendum.

Woman given months to live celebrates cancer all-clear

Mon, 04/07/2022 - 21:17
Jasmin David was diagnosed with an aggressive form of breast cancer in 2017, but is now disease free.

Oldham child sex abuse: Victim highlighted in report wants justice

Mon, 04/07/2022 - 21:05
A report found Sophie, who was raped multiple times as a child, was failed by Oldham Council and police.

Brexit: No case for UK returning to EU, Labour leader Starmer says

Mon, 04/07/2022 - 21:05
Labour's leader says "we cannot afford to look back" as he sets out his plan to "make Brexit work".

New public buildings must have separate male and female toilets, says minister

Mon, 04/07/2022 - 20:57
The government says having male and female facilities in all new premises will help women's safety.

Newby Hall: Naked man approaches women at stately home

Mon, 04/07/2022 - 20:18
The naked man approached a group of women in a wooded section of Newby Hall in Ripon, police say.

Minions: Cinemas ban teens in suits over #gentleminions trend

Mon, 04/07/2022 - 19:27
Young people following the #gentleminions TikTok trend are accused of disturbing others.

Pret sales jump as it focuses on towns and suburbs

Mon, 04/07/2022 - 18:54
Pret A Manger's stores outside London now account for most of the sandwich chain's growth.

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