BBC News

Subscribe to BBC News feed BBC News
BBC News - UK
Updated: 17 hours 5 min ago

Jay Sewell death: Man 'murdered over girlfriend feud'

Mon, 24/06/2019 - 14:46
Jay Sewell was attacked by a group of nine people armed with knives, hammers and an axe, a court hears.

Adrian Ismay murder: Christopher Robinson's brother in court

Mon, 24/06/2019 - 14:35
Peter Robinson refused to answer questions in the trial of his brother, who is charged with murdering a prison officer.

Former deputy PM John Prescott suffers stroke

Mon, 24/06/2019 - 13:53
The 81-year-old is "over the worst" and "talking", former Home Secretary Alan Johnson says.

Tory leadership: Who will choose the next Prime Minister?

Mon, 24/06/2019 - 13:02
Only 160,000 people will decide if Boris Johnson or Jeremy Hunt becomes PM.

Kylie sings Dancing with twins who lost mum to cancer

Mon, 24/06/2019 - 12:23
The pop star met the pair after a video of them singing her song Dancing to their dying mum went viral.

Boots rolls out paper bags after plastics row

Mon, 24/06/2019 - 10:07
The chain is introducing paper bags in 53 of its 2,485 stores - but not in its central pharmacy.

Liam Gallagher: Knife crime fears for his children

Mon, 24/06/2019 - 06:52
The former Oasis star shares his views on crime and politicians' drugs admissions.

Jeremy Hunt tells Boris Johnson 'don't be a coward' over scrutiny

Mon, 24/06/2019 - 04:15
Jeremy Hunt said he was "not interested" in Boris Johnson's private life, but challenged him to a TV debate.

New 150,000-tree Neath Port Talbot wood to prevent flooding

Mon, 24/06/2019 - 01:29
The £2m Woodland Trust project is part of the Plant! scheme and aims to prevent flooding.

Ford Bridgend: 'Taskforce didn't meet for eight months'

Mon, 24/06/2019 - 01:28
Ford announced it will close its Bridgend engine plant in autumn 2020, with the loss of 1,700 jobs.

Water in Trecwn street 'unfit for human consumption'

Mon, 24/06/2019 - 01:26
Families living in 35 homes have been having problems with their water supply since last summer.

'Evidence not ideology' should determine mountain hare law

Mon, 24/06/2019 - 01:19
Land owners say any future policy change on Scotland's mountain hares should not be influenced by activism.

Rail services improve after remedial notice

Mon, 24/06/2019 - 01:18
More trains are running on time and fewer services are being cancelled, ScotRail claims.

Nicola Sturgeon urged to speed up child poverty benefit

Mon, 24/06/2019 - 01:17
Poverty campaigners write to the first minister urging her to bring in a new benefit to tackle child poverty sooner.

Jessie J on The Voice Kids and surviving fame

Mon, 24/06/2019 - 00:46
The singer discusses how she's perceived by the public and her role as a coach on The Voice Kids.

CO2 and how it links manure and fizzy drinks

Mon, 24/06/2019 - 00:45
Roger Harrabin looks at how manure could help to deal with CO2.

Could an algorithm help prevent murders?

Mon, 24/06/2019 - 00:45
Algorithms are increasingly used to make decisions about our lives. Could they help the police reduce crime, asks David Edmonds.

Police to spend £7m on 'knife crime emergency'

Mon, 24/06/2019 - 00:40
West Midlands Police will spend £7m over the next year tackling rising knife crime in the region.

Tower block resident tests fire doors with smoke experiment

Mon, 24/06/2019 - 00:39
A resident carries out a safety test in his block which he believes shows the doors are not working.

The street built to bring back memories

Mon, 24/06/2019 - 00:37
A care home builds a 'sensory street' for residents - complete with tea room, sweet shop and butcher's.

Pages

100% Local Radio for Sittingbourne