BBC News

The latest 25 UK stories from the BBC:

(Timestamp = GMT*)

  • Police dog that broke neck chasing thieves is on mend
    - A police dog that broke its neck in two places while chasing suspected muggers is expected to make a full recovery, officers say.
    BBC News - UK - Sat, 30 Jul 2016 10:40:09 +0000
  • 'It fell off the back' - improbable fly-tip excuses
    - Fly-tipping costs councils in England and Wales more than £50m each year.
    BBC News - UK - Sat, 30 Jul 2016 10:10:55 +0000
  • Former Devon Royal Marine Duncan Potts dies in Alps fall
    - A recently engaged ex-Royal Marine described as "a fine young man" is killed in a climbing accident in the French Alps.
    BBC News - UK - Sat, 30 Jul 2016 10:00:09 +0000
  • Trump suspect Michael Sandford 'shackled and handcuffed'
    - The mother of Michael Sandford, accused of trying to shoot Donald Trump, says he is being held "shackled and handcuffed" in a US prison.
    BBC News - UK - Sat, 30 Jul 2016 09:38:00 +0000
  • Florida Zika cases prompt UK advice for pregnant travellers
    - Pregnant women are being advised by Public Health England to consider postponing non-essential trips to the US state of Florida, amid concerns over the Zika virus.
    BBC News - UK - Sat, 30 Jul 2016 09:12:45 +0000
  • 1966 World Cup: Special event marks 50 years since England's football win
    - Two of the men who ensured World Cup glory for England's football team 50 years ago are set to take centre stage at Wembley Arena for a special commemoration of the historic win.
    BBC News - UK - Sat, 30 Jul 2016 08:50:13 +0000
  • Lettuce towers and office block farms - is this the future?
    - Towers of lettuce and pak choi, or a three-storey farm in an office building - could this be the future of farming?
    BBC News - UK - Sat, 30 Jul 2016 08:19:56 +0000
  • Who are the Corbynistas?
    - BBC assistant political editor Norman Smith spends the day with some Labour members in Leeds and finds little evidence of waning support for Jeremy Corbyn.
    BBC News - UK - Sat, 30 Jul 2016 07:29:02 +0000
  • Highlights of David Bowie Proms tribute
    - With Neil Hannon, Amanda Palmer, John Cale, Marc Almond, Paul Buchanan, Anna Calvi and the musicians' collective s t a r g a z e conducted by André de Ridder.
    BBC News - UK - Sat, 30 Jul 2016 07:19:23 +0000
  • Newspaper headlines: Nuclear plant delay, bag use cut, new Whitehall cat
    - The UK government's delay in approving a new Chinese-backed nuclear power plant, a big fall in plastic bag use, and the arrival of a a cat at the Treasury feature in the papers.
    BBC News - UK - Sat, 30 Jul 2016 04:59:44 +0000
  • Hinkley Point: EDF's UK boss 'confident' of go ahead
    - The boss of EDF in the UK says he is confident the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station will be built, despite the government delaying its approval.
    BBC News - UK - Sat, 30 Jul 2016 02:05:33 +0000
  • What now Cameron?
    - What they did next - the futures of prime ministers past
    BBC News - UK - Sat, 30 Jul 2016 01:18:36 +0000
  • David Bowie honoured at BBC Proms
    - The life and music of David Bowie are honoured at an eclectic, late-night edition of the BBC Proms.
    BBC News - UK - Sat, 30 Jul 2016 01:11:27 +0000
  • Bramall Hall reopens after £2.2m makeover
    - Tickets sell out for the opening weekend at a Tudor hall following a two-year renovation.
    BBC News - UK - Fri, 29 Jul 2016 23:17:01 +0000
  • Rape case
    - A High Court judge has said a police force was wrong not to reinstate a former detective wrongly jailed for raping a woman in 2011. His wife told BBC News how her family won a five-year, £150,000 battle to clear his name.
    BBC News - UK - Fri, 29 Jul 2016 23:15:02 +0000
  • Plastic bag use plummets in England
    - Shoppers in England are on target to use six billion fewer plastic bags in the first year since a 5p charge for them was introduced, government data suggests.
    BBC News - UK - Fri, 29 Jul 2016 23:11:34 +0000
  • Sun, sea, soccer
    - As England's women head to the first ever European Championships, BBC Sport looks at the skilful sport of beach soccer.
    BBC News - UK - Fri, 29 Jul 2016 22:35:21 +0000
  • RBS performs poorly in stress tests
    - RBS Group performed poorly in the latest European stress tests which assess how the banks might perform in adverse economic conditions.
    BBC News - UK - Fri, 29 Jul 2016 22:21:28 +0000
  • Honeysuckle Weeks: Missing actress found 'safe'
    - Missing Foyle's War actress Honeysuckle Weeks, 36, is found "safe and well", following a search by Sussex Police
    BBC News - UK - Fri, 29 Jul 2016 22:20:38 +0000
  • Euromillions UK ticket wins £61m jackpot
    - A ticket bought in the UK wins the £61.1m jackpot in the Euromillions draw - the biggest of four jackpot wins in the country this year.
    BBC News - UK - Fri, 29 Jul 2016 22:14:57 +0000
  • Father told by Apple to get court order for dead son's data
    - A father is told by Apple he must obtain a court order to access photos and memories from his murdered son's computer.
    BBC News - UK - Fri, 29 Jul 2016 21:17:25 +0000
  • Weekend tax credit and tax payment deadlines alert
    - Thousands of people face a deadline of the end of Sunday to renew tax credits and pay tax owed, or face losing payments or being hit with penalties.
    BBC News - UK - Fri, 29 Jul 2016 21:00:12 +0000
  • Two men jailed for smuggling Albanians into the UK
    - Two men have each been jailed for more than four years for smuggling 18 Albanian migrants into the UK.
    BBC News - UK - Fri, 29 Jul 2016 18:09:01 +0000
  • Armada portrait saved after £10.3m appeal
    - Considered to be a masterpiece of the English Renaissance, a historic portrait of Queen Elizabeth I celebrating the defeat of the Spanish Armada will be owned by the public.
    BBC News - UK - Fri, 29 Jul 2016 17:59:31 +0000
  • Basking sharks in 'good numbers' around Coll and Tiree
    - Sightings of basking sharks are appearing in "good numbers" around Coll and Tiree says a wildlife tour operator.
    BBC News - UK - Fri, 29 Jul 2016 15:49:36 +0000

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