BBC News

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

  • Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:29:28 +0000: DUP to 'bring welfare issue to head' - BBC News - UK
    The DUP says it intends to bring the controversial welfare reform issue 'to a head" before Christmas if it is not resolved in the current talks process.
  • Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:21:11 +0000: Victims meeting abuse inquiry staff - BBC News - UK
    Victims' groups are meeting officials from a child sex abuse inquiry and are expected to call for inquiry chair Fiona Woolf to resign.
  • Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:14:46 +0000: Government to 'retire' some WW1 debt - BBC News - UK
    The UK Government has said that it will 'retire' £218m of the UK's £2bn First World War debt by refinancing bonds originally issued by Winston Churchill.
  • Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:09:11 +0000: Council chief's pay-off cash cut - BBC News - UK
    A pay-off for Wales' highest paid council chief is finally approved by auditors after an agreement to cut it by more than £50,000 from the planned £330,000.
  • Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:00:41 +0000: Vision for Prestwick Airport growth - BBC News - UK
    A long-term vision is set out for Prestwick Airport - a year after it was taken into public ownership amid fears it could close.
  • Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:00:00 +0000: Police boss in gross misconduct probe - BBC News - UK
    A police chief will face an internal charge of gross misconduct after an allegation of inappropriate behaviour towards women.
  • Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:57:04 +0000: ChildLine seeing more suicidal children - BBC News - UK
    More children who have talked about killing themselves are contacting ChildLine for help, the counselling service says.
  • Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:47:21 +0000: AUDIO: UK benefits 'magnet' for migrants - BBC News - UK
    Deputy mayor of Calais claims UK benefits are a "magnet" for migrants.
  • Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:42:05 +0000: Double contest for Scottish Labour - BBC News - UK
    The Scottish Labour party is now seeking both a new leader and a new deputy leader following the resignation of Anas Sarwar.
  • Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:36:54 +0000: Labour pledge to boost English buses - BBC News - UK
    Ed Miliband will promise that a Labour government would grant cities and regions greater powers to improve bus services across England.
  • Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:35:50 +0000: VIDEO: What happened to Remploy workers? - BBC News - UK
    A year after the last Remploy factory closed, Nikki Fox looks at what has happened to former workers - and what options are available to them
  • Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:26:07 +0000: Two men killed as car hits tree - BBC News - UK
    Two men die after their car hit a tree near Wrexham on Thursday night.
  • Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:17:07 +0000: Terror sentences 'were justified' - BBC News - UK
    Three men who challenged their special extended sentences for preparing terrorism offences lose their appeals.
  • Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:13:49 +0000: Sex killer loses whole-life appeal - BBC News - UK
    A man who killed a girl by hanging her at his parents' house has a bid to have his whole-life sentence overturned thrown out at the Court of Appeal.
  • Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:11:34 +0000: 'Do more' to tackle aid corruption - BBC News - UK
    The UK government is not doing enough to tackle "petty corruption" in countries to which it gives aid, a report by a scrutiny body says.
  • Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:11:03 +0000: 'Family test' for policies outlined - BBC News - UK
    All policies will be measured against the impact they have on the formation and support of stable families, ministers say.
  • Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:32:14 +0000: Two missing after fireworks blaze - BBC News - UK
    Two people are missing and a man has been arrested after a major blaze at a Stafford fireworks warehouse that left two people in hospital.
  • Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:19:02 +0000: Hammer robber steals mayor's chains - BBC News - UK
    A hammer-wielding robber takes the ceremonial chains of the mayor of Bury in a violent attack.
  • Fri, 31 Oct 2014 09:57:08 +0000: Dench and Watson honoured in LA - BBC News - UK
    Actors Dame Judi Dench, Emma Watson and Robert Downey Junior are among the stars honoured at the Britannia Awards hosted by Bafta in LA.
  • Fri, 31 Oct 2014 09:44:04 +0000: VIDEO: Sixty years of British animation - BBC News - UK
    It has been 60 years since the animated adaptation of George Orwell's 'Animal Farm' - the first British animated film.
  • Fri, 31 Oct 2014 09:42:11 +0000: Firefighters set for pensions strike - BBC News - UK
    Firefighters across England are to start a four-day strike later in a row over pensions during one of the service's busiest weekends of the year.
  • Fri, 31 Oct 2014 09:40:27 +0000: RBS reserves £400m for currency probe - BBC News - UK
    Royal Bank of Scotland sets aside £400m to cover potential costs from an investigation into possible manipulation of the foreign exchange market.
  • Fri, 31 Oct 2014 08:27:03 +0000: Gerrard open to move from Liverpool - BBC News - UK
    Steven Gerrard says he could join another club next summer if Liverpool do not offer him a new contract.
  • Fri, 31 Oct 2014 07:53:02 +0000: VIDEO: Halloween: Sporting horrors of 2014 - BBC News - UK
    In honour of Halloween, BBC Sport looks back at some of 2014's more 'horrifying' moments, including the shocks, the slips, the trips and the unexpected.
  • Fri, 31 Oct 2014 07:49:41 +0000: Ulster Bank to be retained by RBS - BBC News - UK
    RBS will retain control of Ulster Bank and says it has a good market position that can deliver attractive returns.

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