BBC News

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

  • Fri, 06 Mar 2015 05:19:04 +0000: Wind-up radio inventor to be honoured - BBC News - UK
    Trevor Baylis, inventor of the wind-up radio, is to be appointed CBE for services to intellectual property in a ceremony at Windsor Castle later.
  • Fri, 06 Mar 2015 04:42:49 +0000: Government 'to oppose drone testing' - BBC News - UK
    Plans to test drones at Newquay Airport in Cornwall are being opposed by the government, according to a leaked briefing note.
  • Fri, 06 Mar 2015 04:36:39 +0000: Hospital translation costs triple - BBC News - UK
    The cost of translating at NHS hospitals in Nottingham has nearly tripled in four years, BBC Inside Out learns.
  • Fri, 06 Mar 2015 04:27:31 +0000: Serious crimes 'given slap on wrist' - BBC News - UK
    Serious offences including violent and sexual crimes and persistent offenders are too often given a "just a slap on the wrist" with a caution, MPs say.
  • Fri, 06 Mar 2015 04:14:56 +0000: Freemasons in air ambulance pledge - BBC News - UK
    Half of the money needed to by an second air ambulance for London is pledged by the capital's Freemasons.
  • Fri, 06 Mar 2015 04:00:26 +0000: 'Ignore' EDL protesters, leaders say - BBC News - UK
    Religious and political leaders in Greater Manchester urge people to "turn their backs" on English Defence League protesters in the city this weekend.
  • Fri, 06 Mar 2015 03:45:23 +0000: Do more for Hong Kong, MPs urge - BBC News - UK
    The government should speak up in support of democracy in Hong Kong or risk damage to the UK's reputation there, MPs say.
  • Fri, 06 Mar 2015 02:59:58 +0000: UK 'needs action' on driverless cars - BBC News - UK
    The government needs to work out how driverless cars will be introduced onto UK roads, an influential group of MPs has said.
  • Fri, 06 Mar 2015 02:55:38 +0000: Call for cut in MSP gift limit - BBC News - UK
    An international anti-corruption body recommends a cut in the value of gifts that MSPs can receive before they must be declared.
  • Fri, 06 Mar 2015 02:55:20 +0000: Population 'rose 565,000 since 2011' - BBC News - UK
    A major analysis by Oxford University estimates England's population has risen by more than half a million since 2011 due to immigration.
  • Fri, 06 Mar 2015 02:52:32 +0000: New mental health rights proposed - BBC News - UK
    Proposals to give more rights to people with learning disabilities, autism and mental health conditions are unveiled by the government.
  • Fri, 06 Mar 2015 02:49:29 +0000: Sturgeon against assisted suicide - BBC News - UK
    The first minister Nicola Sturgeon says she is "not convinced" by new legislation which would allow assisted suicide.
  • Fri, 06 Mar 2015 02:02:42 +0000: Green MP calls for SNP alliance - BBC News - UK
    Green Party MP Caroline Lucas calls for a "progressive alliance" with the SNP as her party holds what it says is its largest ever conference.
  • Fri, 06 Mar 2015 01:44:01 +0000: Drivers get 10-minute parking leeway - BBC News - UK
    Drivers will get 10 minutes' grace before being fined if they stay too long in council-owned car parks in England, the government announces.
  • Fri, 06 Mar 2015 01:06:20 +0000: Could Manchester pioneers save NHS? - BBC News - UK
    Could the pioneering Greater Manchester plan save the NHS?
  • Fri, 06 Mar 2015 01:05:31 +0000: Fears over UK Sunni-Shia divide - BBC News - UK
    Fears grow over tensions between UK's Sunni and Shia
  • Fri, 06 Mar 2015 01:01:34 +0000: The strange things in Ladybird Books - BBC News - UK
    The often strange world view of Ladybird Books
  • Fri, 06 Mar 2015 01:00:48 +0000: Quiz of the week's news - BBC News - UK
    Who hasn't banned selfie sticks yet?
  • Fri, 06 Mar 2015 00:58:45 +0000: The man who posted himself to Australia - BBC News - UK
    The man who posted himself from London to Australia
  • Fri, 06 Mar 2015 00:50:20 +0000: VIDEO: Child star with Down's syndrome back on TV - BBC News - UK
    Child TV star with Down's syndrome on life away from home
  • Fri, 06 Mar 2015 00:50:11 +0000: VIDEO: Can marketing change your vote? - BBC News - UK
    Can the right packaging change your vote?
  • Fri, 06 Mar 2015 00:38:38 +0000: Parking grace period and debates row - BBC News - UK
    Parking grace period and debates row attract headlines
  • Fri, 06 Mar 2015 00:34:27 +0000: Science 'squeezed out of primaries' - BBC News - UK
    Science is being squeezed out of English primary schools, with a third not providing the recommended two hours of teaching a week, research suggests.
  • Fri, 06 Mar 2015 00:28:16 +0000: End 'fixation' with A&E wait target - BBC News - UK
    The four-hour waiting time target for NHS accident and emergency units across the UK should be downgraded as it is distorting priorities, experts say.
  • Thu, 05 Mar 2015 23:53:32 +0000: Pair injured in Poleglass shooting - BBC News - UK
    Two men in their 30s are injured after being shot in the legs in Poleglass on the outskirts of west Belfast.

*GMT = Greenwich Mean Time or UTC.

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