BBC News

The latest 25 UK stories from the BBC: (Timestamp = GMT*)

  • Mon, 02 Feb 2015 00:03:13 +0000: Careers advice 'failing teenagers' - BBC News - UK
    Too many teenagers are dropping out of school or college or failing to pass their courses, because of poor advice, say local councillors.
  • Mon, 02 Feb 2015 00:01:14 +0000: Sculptures 'may be by Michelangelo' - BBC News - UK
    Two previously obscure bronze sculptures may be the work of Michelangelo, according to a team of researchers led by Cambridge University experts.
  • Mon, 02 Feb 2015 00:01:12 +0000: Magna Cartas united for first time - BBC News - UK
    The four surviving copies of the 1215 Magna Carta go on display together for the first time in London to celebrate the 800th anniversary of the documents.
  • Sun, 01 Feb 2015 23:58:25 +0000: Cameron attacks school 'mediocrity' - BBC News - UK
    Almost 3,500 schools in England rated as requiring improvement face being forced into new leadership, under plans to be announced by David Cameron.
  • Sun, 01 Feb 2015 23:03:18 +0000: VIDEO: Morgan gives school budget hint - BBC News - UK
    Education Secretary Nicky Morgan gives a strong indication that a future Conservative government would ring-fence the budget for schools in England.
  • Sun, 01 Feb 2015 21:00:20 +0000: Freedman replaces Pearce at Forest - BBC News - UK
    Dougie Freedman is named Nottingham Forest manager after the club sack Stuart Pearce following a run of six defeats in seven games.
  • Sun, 01 Feb 2015 20:18:38 +0000: Fundraiser meets mugging victim - BBC News - UK
    A woman who set up a fundraising page for a man who was mugged outside his home meets the victim as donations top £250,000.
  • Sun, 01 Feb 2015 20:01:17 +0000: VIDEO: Man swept out to sea in Cornwall - BBC News - UK
    A 51-year-old man is missing after being swept out to sea while scattering his sister's ashes in North Cornwall.
  • Sun, 01 Feb 2015 19:10:20 +0000: Man in hospital after city stabbing - BBC News - UK
    A 57-year-old man is taken to hospital after being stabbed in west Belfast.
  • Sun, 01 Feb 2015 19:02:30 +0000: Mark Ronson continues chart reign - BBC News - UK
    Mark Ronson continues his reign at the top of the UK singles chart, notching up a seventh week at number one.
  • Sun, 01 Feb 2015 18:28:44 +0000: Roadchef staff win 17-year pay battle - BBC News - UK
    Hundreds of Roadchef employees will receive thousands of pounds each after winning a legal row over shares promised to them by a former boss.
  • Sun, 01 Feb 2015 18:04:30 +0000: Man, 72, dies after fall from boat - BBC News - UK
    A 72-year-old man dies after falling from a boat near Penarth in the Vale of Glamorgan.
  • Sun, 01 Feb 2015 17:22:17 +0000: Man scattering ashes swept into sea - BBC News - UK
    A 51-year-old man is missing after being swept out to sea while scattering his sister's ashes in North Cornwall.
  • Sun, 01 Feb 2015 17:12:46 +0000: Pioneering paralysis patient in UK - BBC News - UK
    The world's first paralysed person to walk again visits the UK
  • Sun, 01 Feb 2015 16:37:49 +0000: Troubles probe unit 'two years away' - BBC News - UK
    A new independent body to investigate Troubles murders in Northern Ireland could take two years to start work, Chief Constable George Hamilton says.
  • Sun, 01 Feb 2015 16:28:57 +0000: Lewis defends education criticism - BBC News - UK
    Labour hits back at criticism of its record on education in Wales, saying Conservative plans for schools in England were "poxy" and "lame".
  • Sun, 01 Feb 2015 16:26:16 +0000: VIDEO: Mugging victim 'didn't expect generosity' - BBC News - UK
    Alan Barnes, the victim of a mugging outside his home, has met the woman who set up a fundraising page for him.
  • Sun, 01 Feb 2015 16:14:45 +0000: Major landslip blocks railway line - BBC News - UK
    A major landslip blocks a railway line causing disruption to services between Banbury and Leamington Spa.
  • Sun, 01 Feb 2015 16:08:58 +0000: Maude to stand down at election - BBC News - UK
    Cabinet Office minister Francis Maude announces he is to stand down at the next election, 32 years after entering parliament.
  • Sun, 01 Feb 2015 16:07:25 +0000: Prison 'book ban' rule relaxed - BBC News - UK
    A rule that stopped inmates receiving books in prison is relaxed - with books now allowed via four "approved retailers".
  • Sun, 01 Feb 2015 15:48:32 +0000: Labour makes Cameron billboard vow - BBC News - UK
    The Labour Party vows not to feature Prime Minister David Cameron on billboards ahead of the general election, saying it wants to avoid negative personal campaigning.
  • Sun, 01 Feb 2015 15:31:30 +0000: Murray 'melted down' in final - Cash - BBC News - UK
    Andy Murray needs "a good, hard look in the mirror" after his Australian Open final defeat, says former finalist Pat Cash.
  • Sun, 01 Feb 2015 14:02:44 +0000: Morgan: I'm in charge, not Gove - BBC News - UK
    Education Secretary Nicky Morgan rejects claims her predecessor Michael Gove is "backseat driving" her department as "complete nonsense".
  • Sun, 01 Feb 2015 12:47:31 +0000: Bronte writing table goes on show - BBC News - UK
    A writing table at which the Brontë sisters penned some of their greatest works has gone on public display after it was bought for £580,000.
  • Sun, 01 Feb 2015 12:07:55 +0000: Phoenix Nights' Robbins 'doing well' - BBC News - UK
    Phoenix Nights comedian Ted Robbins is "doing well" in hospital after collapsing on stage during a show at Manchester Arena, his wife says.

*GMT = Greenwich Mean Time or UTC.

For Books with Free Delivery to Australia: BookDepository UK and USA