BBC News

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

  • Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:16:31 +0000: Dana brother cleared of sex abuse - BBC News - UK
    John Brown, the brother of Eurovision Song Contest winner and former Irish presidential candidate Dana Rosemary Scallon, is cleared of five counts of historic sex abuse.
  • Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:05:58 +0000: Tulisa guilty of blogger assault - BBC News - UK
    Pop star Tulisa is found guilty of assaulting a man at a music festival in Essex last year.
  • Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:46:54 +0000: Thousands welcome Giants to city - BBC News - UK
    Thousands of people line Liverpool's streets to welcome three giant marionettes which will tell the story of the city during World War One.
  • Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:38:15 +0000: Big crowds head for day two at Games - BBC News - UK
    Large crowds descend on Commonwealth Games venues as the second day of competition takes place amid an ongoing heatwave in Glasgow.
  • Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:32:43 +0000: Team Sky keen to retain Wiggins - BBC News - UK
    Team Sky want to keep Sir Bradley Wiggins despite the rider's comments that he is "done" with road racing.
  • Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:30:34 +0000: Jayden Parkinson jury discharged - BBC News - UK
    A jury is discharged as it fails to reach a verdict over the brother of the man found guilty of murdering Jayden Parkinson.
  • Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:21:24 +0000: Coach firm collapse affects hundreds - BBC News - UK
    A coach company goes into administration with the loss of 89 jobs and a knock-on effect on hundreds of customer bookings.
  • Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:20:16 +0000: A quaich guide to the medal gifts - BBC News - UK
    What do the Scottish gifts given to Games medallists symbolise?
  • Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:07:08 +0000: VIDEO: Putting a new spin on bowls, aged six - BBC News - UK
    Think of lawn bowls, and you will probably imagine elderly men and women in white, competing in sombre silence.
  • Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:55:27 +0000: Mother admits Mikaeel Kular killing - BBC News - UK
    The mother of three-year-old Mikaeel Kular has pleaded guilty to killing her son in Edinburgh in January.
  • Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:42:43 +0000: Sexism 'puts women off sports' - BBC News - UK
    A report by MPs suggests a lack of female participation in sport has long-term health and social consequences.
  • Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:41:28 +0000: Warnings issued over teen drownings - BBC News - UK
    Warnings are issued following a series of drownings involving young men and teenagers in lakes and quarries across England.
  • Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:35:37 +0000: Sir Tom helps resort stay on song - BBC News - UK
    Sir Tom Jones is performing at a Colwyn Bay music festival which is expected to boost the local economy by £400,000.
  • Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:28:00 +0000: Miliband: I can't beat PM on image - BBC News - UK
    Ed Miliband hits back at critics of his image and leadership style, insisting voters want "big ideas" not photo opportunities.
  • Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:12:23 +0000: 'Puzzle' of A47 road death pair - BBC News - UK
    More items are found on the A47 by police investigating the death of a Lithuanian couple, but officers say they are still "puzzled" by it.
  • Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:06:00 +0000: UK economy back at pre-crisis level - BBC News - UK
    The UK economy grew 0.8% in the second quarter and has now recovered the ground lost since the downturn began in 2008, according to official figures.
  • Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:02:58 +0000: 'No question' over Red Arrows smoke - BBC News - UK
    There was "no question" the Red Arrows would change the colour of smoke trails to represent the Scottish flag at the Glasgow 2014 opening ceremony, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon says.
  • Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:56:17 +0000: Murderer who stayed with body jailed - BBC News - UK
    A 39-year-old man who stabbed his partner to death then stayed with her body for five days is jailed for life.
  • Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:28:21 +0000: Jet2 creates jobs at International - BBC News - UK
    The airline Jet2 says it is creating 86 new jobs at Belfast International Airport with flights to new destinations.
  • Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:18:47 +0000: Flying car smashes into a house - BBC News - UK
    A car careers off the road and flies through the air, smashing into a house in Lincolnshire.
  • Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:02:14 +0000: VIDEO: Gillan denies Star Wars wig claims - BBC News - UK
    Former Doctor Who star Karen Gillan has denied rumours that her hair was donated to the new Star Wars film.
  • Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:59:17 +0000: Welsh athlete Williams fails drugs test - BBC News - UK
    Welsh 400m hurdler Rhys Williams says he is "utterly devastated" after an anti-doping violation rules him out of the Commonwealth Games.
  • Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:45:43 +0000: Astrology can aid healthcare - MP - BBC News - UK
    Tory MP David Tredinnick speaks of his belief in astrology and his desire to incorporate it into mainstream medicine.
  • Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:42:47 +0000: 'Wrong lung' operation led to death - BBC News - UK
    A man died after receiving treatment on the wrong lung in a Kent hospital, the coroner at his inquest says.
  • Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:32:36 +0000: RBS reports surprise rise in profit - BBC News - UK
    Royal Bank of Scotland says it expects pre-tax profits of £2.65bn for the first half of the year but warns of 'bumps in the road ahead'.

*GMT = Greenwich Mean Time or UTC.

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