BBC News

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

  • Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:35:04 +0000: Two killed in M26 five-vehicle crash - BBC News - UK
    Two people die in a five-vehicle crash which closed the M26 in both directions.
  • Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:31:06 +0000: Unemployment total falls by 6,000 - BBC News - UK
    Unemployment has fallen in Wales by 6,000 to 102,000 in the last quarter and now stands at 6.8%, according to official figures.
  • Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:20:39 +0000: Life for football coach murderer - BBC News - UK
    A teenager who murdered a football coach by stabbing him to death with a kitchen knife on a Leicester street is jailed for life.
  • Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:46:48 +0000: Court clears ex-Anglo bank boss - BBC News - UK
    The former chairman of Anglo Irish bank has been found not guilty of illegally supporting the bank's share price, the jury continues to deliberate in the case against two others.
  • Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:09:31 +0000: Care homes saved from closure - BBC News - UK
    Four residential care homes in Northern Ireland that were earmarked for closure have been told they will remain open.
  • Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:59:42 +0000: Marathon runner's family 'shocked' - BBC News - UK
    The family of a runner who died after completing the London Marathon thank the public for their support.
  • Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:55:45 +0000: Third of arrested migrants removed - BBC News - UK
    A third of immigration arrests following public tip-offs resulted in deportation in 2013, says the Home Office.
  • Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:27:50 +0000: Man wins 'first open N Korean race' - BBC News - UK
    A runner from Stafford believes he has won the first North Korean half-marathon to be open to international amateur athletes.
  • Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:20:51 +0000: Coulson 'heard Blunkett voicemails' - BBC News - UK
    Ex-editor Andy Coulson reveals in court for the first time he did listen to private voicemail messages relating to former home secretary David Blunkett.
  • Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:54:23 +0000: Iraqi murder claims a 'conspiracy' - BBC News - UK
    Allegations that 20 Iraqis were murdered by British troops in 2004 were the result of a "conspiracy" to pervert the course of justice, the UK claims.
  • Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:45:26 +0000: PM: Be confident about Christianity - BBC News - UK
    Britons should be "more confident about our status as a Christian country", Prime Minister David Cameron says.
  • Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:44:16 +0000: Man jailed for terror order breach - BBC News - UK
    A man is sentenced to 15 months in prison after admitting he breached the terms of his terror prevention measures.
  • Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:26:57 +0000: Primary places revealed amid squeeze - BBC News - UK
    A teachers' leader says there is a growing crisis over places at primary schools as parents discover which their children will attend.
  • Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:47:25 +0000: AUDIO: Freeman: Reunion would 'ruin' Office - BBC News - UK
    Martin Freeman claims a reunion of The Office would risk "ruining" it.
  • Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:41:43 +0000: Sir Alex wine auction may make £3m - BBC News - UK
    A sale of part of Sir Alex Ferguson's wine collection may make £3m, an auction house estimates.
  • Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:36:31 +0000: Row erupts over removed Banksy work - BBC News - UK
    A row breaks out over the ownership of a work of art by "guerrilla artist" Banksy after it was taken from a Bristol street.
  • Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:21:45 +0000: Met chief defends shredding probe - BBC News - UK
    The Met commissioner says it is right "to establish the facts" about the shredding of documents relating to possible police corruption before speaking to his predecessors.
  • Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:04:44 +0000: Early op 'may have saved man's life' - BBC News - UK
    A businessman who died after complications following a cancer operation "would probably have survived" if he was re-operated on sooner, an inquest hears.
  • Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:29:57 +0000: Starbucks to move European HQ to UK - BBC News - UK
    Starbucks is to move its European head office to London by the end of the year, meaning it will pay more tax in the UK, the company says.
  • Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:27:32 +0000: The spooky world of the 'numbers stations' - BBC News - UK
    This is the era of hyper-tech espionage, encrypted emails and mindboggling cryptography. But you can hear a very old-fashioned form of espionage on shortwave radio.
  • Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:05:13 +0000: VIDEO: End of cost of living squeeze? - BBC News - UK
    Wage increases have finally risen above the rate of inflation, after four years of falling living standards.
  • Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:24:50 +0000: VIDEO: Paul Flowers faces drugs charges - BBC News - UK
    Paul Flowers, the former Co-op Bank chairman, has been charged with drug possession, prosecutors have said.
  • Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:13:42 +0000: Judges set deadline over extradition - BBC News - UK
    The Home Secretary is given two months to seek assurances from the US about how a paranoid schizophrenic terror suspect will be treated if he is extradited.
  • Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:50:04 +0000: Man shot in both legs in Coatbridge - BBC News - UK
    A man is taken to hospital after being shot in both legs in a 'targeted' attack in North Lanarkshire on Tuesday evening.
  • Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:35:12 +0000: Wage rises catch up with inflation - BBC News - UK
    After nearly six years of falling real wages, rises in weekly earnings have finally caught up with inflation, according to the Office for National Statistics.

*GMT = Greenwich Mean Time or UTC.

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