BBC News

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

  • Fri, 29 Aug 2014 19:45:23 +0000: VIDEO: Missing boy's 'life is in danger' - BBC News - UK
    A major police search is under way for a five-year old boy with a brain tumour - who was taken from hospital by his parents, without doctors' approval.
  • Fri, 29 Aug 2014 19:33:31 +0000: Cocaine smuggling plotters jailed - BBC News - UK
    Ten people are jailed after attempting to smuggle millions of pounds worth of cocaine in crates of bananas and pineapples.
  • Fri, 29 Aug 2014 19:29:18 +0000: Search continues for boy, 12, in sea - BBC News - UK
    A shoreline search is continuing in the dark for a 12-year-old boy who was swept into the sea off Anglesey on Friday afternoon.
  • Fri, 29 Aug 2014 19:14:44 +0000: Judge scolds 'Harry Potter' lawyer - BBC News - UK
    A judge criticises a lawyer for looking like "something out of Harry Potter" in court.
  • Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:59:14 +0000: Man dies following Enniskillen crash - BBC News - UK
    A 23-year-old man has died in hospital after he was involved in a car crash in Enniskillen in the early hours of Saturday morning.
  • Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:34:16 +0000: Full Strictly line-up confirmed - BBC News - UK
    The complete line-up for this year's Strictly Come Dancing series is revealed ahead of the BBC One talent show's launch night on 6 September.
  • Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:32:31 +0000: Swimming champ meets 'biggest' fan - BBC News - UK
    A five-year-old boy who wrote a fan letter to Commonwealth swimming champion Ross Murdoch gets to race his hero in the pool - and beats him.
  • Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:04:29 +0000: UK's terror threat level raised - BBC News - UK
    The UK's terror threat level is raised from "substantial" to "severe" in response to conflicts in Iraq and Syria, the government announces.
  • Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:00:45 +0000: VIDEO: Police admit Rotherham abuse failings - BBC News - UK
    The chief constable of South Yorkshire Police has acknowledged that his force was heavily criticised in a report published this week.
  • Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:55:22 +0000: VIDEO: Why has the terror level changed? - BBC News - UK
    BBC Security Correspondent Frank Gardner assesses the terror threat to the UK and why it has been changed to severe.
  • Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:33:55 +0000: Garda paramilitary text claim probed - BBC News - UK
    The Irish Justice Minister says she is disturbed by reports that a member of the Garda Siochana (Irish police) texted sensitive information to a paramilitary in Northern Ireland.
  • Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:20:16 +0000: Teacher wins child cruelty appeal - BBC News - UK
    A special needs teacher wins his appeal against a conviction for assaults against two 12-year-old girls with severe learning difficulties.
  • Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:11:27 +0000: Dujardin and Valegro win dressage - BBC News - UK
    Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro secure their first freestyle dressage world title for Great Britain in Caen.
  • Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:06:22 +0000: Missing boy's 'life is in danger' - BBC News - UK
    The health of a five-year-old boy taken from hospital by his parents against medical advice will deteriorate rapidly as the battery on his feeding system is likely to have run out, police say.
  • Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:49:13 +0000: VIDEO: BBC presenter Amroliwala's best bits - BBC News - UK
    Presenter Matthew Amroliwala is leaving the BBC's News Channel after 16 years to work at BBC World.
  • Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:39:23 +0000: Egged MP suspends campaign tour - BBC News - UK
    Labour MP Jim Murphy suspends his Scotland-wide tour ahead of the independence referendum, citing "co-ordinated abuse" from "Yes" voters.
  • Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:36:08 +0000: More defectors to UKIP 'odds on' - BBC News - UK
    Further Conservative MPs are "more likely than not" to defect to UKIP, says the party's treasurer Stuart Wheeler.
  • Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:29:40 +0000: VIDEO: Millions spent on restoring moors - BBC News - UK
    Helicopters are being used to help restore peat bogs on moorland in West Yorkshire.
  • Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:27:56 +0000: Mayor resigns over taxi rapist - BBC News - UK
    A mayor has resigned after a taxi driver he recommended was found to have been convicted of rape, a council says.
  • Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:23:10 +0000: Fresh appeal over Edinburgh murder - BBC News - UK
    Police are making a fresh appeal for information a week after Robbie Morrison was murdered in Edinburgh.
  • Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:51:26 +0000: 'Pompeii of the North' up for sale - BBC News - UK
    A Roman dig site in County Durham dubbed "the Pompeii of the North" is put up for sale on behalf of the Church of England.
  • Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:50:29 +0000: Geese green return sparks complaints - BBC News - UK
    A village, which voted to restore the number of geese on its green, is having to deal with complaints about waste around its play area.
  • Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:50:11 +0000: Tesco shares drop on profit warning - BBC News - UK
    Shares in the struggling supermarket Tesco fall to an 11-year low after the group cut its profit forecast and dividend.
  • Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:47:42 +0000: Charity boss cleared of two charges - BBC News - UK
    A former race equality charity boss is cleared of two counts of fraud but a third charge relating to a cheque for over £9,000 is still outstanding.
  • Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:28:50 +0000: Not the Balotelli show - Rodgers - BBC News - UK
    Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers insists the club's harmony will not be affected by the arrival of Mario Balotelli.

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