BBC News

The latest 25 UK stories from the BBC:

(Timestamp = GMT*)

  • Police dog that broke neck chasing thieves is on mend
    - A police dog that broke its neck in two places while chasing suspected muggers is expected to make a full recovery, officers say.
    BBC News - UK - Sat, 30 Jul 2016 10:40:09 +0000
  • 'It fell off the back' - improbable fly-tip excuses
    - Fly-tipping costs councils in England and Wales more than £50m each year.
    BBC News - UK - Sat, 30 Jul 2016 10:10:55 +0000
  • Former Devon Royal Marine Duncan Potts dies in Alps fall
    - A recently engaged ex-Royal Marine described as "a fine young man" is killed in a climbing accident in the French Alps.
    BBC News - UK - Sat, 30 Jul 2016 10:00:09 +0000
  • Trump suspect Michael Sandford 'shackled and handcuffed'
    - The mother of Michael Sandford, accused of trying to shoot Donald Trump, says he is being held "shackled and handcuffed" in a US prison.
    BBC News - UK - Sat, 30 Jul 2016 09:38:00 +0000
  • Florida Zika cases prompt UK advice for pregnant travellers
    - Pregnant women are being advised by Public Health England to consider postponing non-essential trips to the US state of Florida, amid concerns over the Zika virus.
    BBC News - UK - Sat, 30 Jul 2016 09:12:45 +0000
  • 1966 World Cup: Special event marks 50 years since England's football win
    - Two of the men who ensured World Cup glory for England's football team 50 years ago are set to take centre stage at Wembley Arena for a special commemoration of the historic win.
    BBC News - UK - Sat, 30 Jul 2016 08:50:13 +0000
  • Lettuce towers and office block farms - is this the future?
    - Towers of lettuce and pak choi, or a three-storey farm in an office building - could this be the future of farming?
    BBC News - UK - Sat, 30 Jul 2016 08:19:56 +0000
  • Who are the Corbynistas?
    - BBC assistant political editor Norman Smith spends the day with some Labour members in Leeds and finds little evidence of waning support for Jeremy Corbyn.
    BBC News - UK - Sat, 30 Jul 2016 07:29:02 +0000
  • Highlights of David Bowie Proms tribute
    - With Neil Hannon, Amanda Palmer, John Cale, Marc Almond, Paul Buchanan, Anna Calvi and the musicians' collective s t a r g a z e conducted by André de Ridder.
    BBC News - UK - Sat, 30 Jul 2016 07:19:23 +0000
  • Newspaper headlines: Nuclear plant delay, bag use cut, new Whitehall cat
    - The UK government's delay in approving a new Chinese-backed nuclear power plant, a big fall in plastic bag use, and the arrival of a a cat at the Treasury feature in the papers.
    BBC News - UK - Sat, 30 Jul 2016 04:59:44 +0000
  • Hinkley Point: EDF's UK boss 'confident' of go ahead
    - The boss of EDF in the UK says he is confident the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station will be built, despite the government delaying its approval.
    BBC News - UK - Sat, 30 Jul 2016 02:05:33 +0000
  • What now Cameron?
    - What they did next - the futures of prime ministers past
    BBC News - UK - Sat, 30 Jul 2016 01:18:36 +0000
  • David Bowie honoured at BBC Proms
    - The life and music of David Bowie are honoured at an eclectic, late-night edition of the BBC Proms.
    BBC News - UK - Sat, 30 Jul 2016 01:11:27 +0000
  • Bramall Hall reopens after £2.2m makeover
    - Tickets sell out for the opening weekend at a Tudor hall following a two-year renovation.
    BBC News - UK - Fri, 29 Jul 2016 23:17:01 +0000
  • Rape case
    - A High Court judge has said a police force was wrong not to reinstate a former detective wrongly jailed for raping a woman in 2011. His wife told BBC News how her family won a five-year, £150,000 battle to clear his name.
    BBC News - UK - Fri, 29 Jul 2016 23:15:02 +0000
  • Plastic bag use plummets in England
    - Shoppers in England are on target to use six billion fewer plastic bags in the first year since a 5p charge for them was introduced, government data suggests.
    BBC News - UK - Fri, 29 Jul 2016 23:11:34 +0000
  • Sun, sea, soccer
    - As England's women head to the first ever European Championships, BBC Sport looks at the skilful sport of beach soccer.
    BBC News - UK - Fri, 29 Jul 2016 22:35:21 +0000
  • RBS performs poorly in stress tests
    - RBS Group performed poorly in the latest European stress tests which assess how the banks might perform in adverse economic conditions.
    BBC News - UK - Fri, 29 Jul 2016 22:21:28 +0000
  • Honeysuckle Weeks: Missing actress found 'safe'
    - Missing Foyle's War actress Honeysuckle Weeks, 36, is found "safe and well", following a search by Sussex Police
    BBC News - UK - Fri, 29 Jul 2016 22:20:38 +0000
  • Euromillions UK ticket wins £61m jackpot
    - A ticket bought in the UK wins the £61.1m jackpot in the Euromillions draw - the biggest of four jackpot wins in the country this year.
    BBC News - UK - Fri, 29 Jul 2016 22:14:57 +0000
  • Father told by Apple to get court order for dead son's data
    - A father is told by Apple he must obtain a court order to access photos and memories from his murdered son's computer.
    BBC News - UK - Fri, 29 Jul 2016 21:17:25 +0000
  • Weekend tax credit and tax payment deadlines alert
    - Thousands of people face a deadline of the end of Sunday to renew tax credits and pay tax owed, or face losing payments or being hit with penalties.
    BBC News - UK - Fri, 29 Jul 2016 21:00:12 +0000
  • Two men jailed for smuggling Albanians into the UK
    - Two men have each been jailed for more than four years for smuggling 18 Albanian migrants into the UK.
    BBC News - UK - Fri, 29 Jul 2016 18:09:01 +0000
  • Armada portrait saved after £10.3m appeal
    - Considered to be a masterpiece of the English Renaissance, a historic portrait of Queen Elizabeth I celebrating the defeat of the Spanish Armada will be owned by the public.
    BBC News - UK - Fri, 29 Jul 2016 17:59:31 +0000
  • Basking sharks in 'good numbers' around Coll and Tiree
    - Sightings of basking sharks are appearing in "good numbers" around Coll and Tiree says a wildlife tour operator.
    BBC News - UK - Fri, 29 Jul 2016 15:49:36 +0000

BBC World News

  • Sri Lanka beat Australia in Pallekele; tourists set world record in defeat
    - Sri Lanka win a Test match against Australia for just the second time, with the tourists setting a world record in defeat.
    BBC News - Home - Sat, 30 Jul 2016 10:45:40 +0000
  • 'It fell off the back' - improbable fly-tip excuses
    - Fly-tipping costs councils in England and Wales more than £50m each year.
    BBC News - Home - Sat, 30 Jul 2016 10:10:55 +0000
  • Former Devon Royal Marine Duncan Potts dies in Alps fall
    - A recently engaged ex-Royal Marine described as "a fine young man" is killed in a climbing accident in the French Alps.
    BBC News - Home - Sat, 30 Jul 2016 10:00:09 +0000
  • Hundreds rally in Australia over juvenile 'torture' footage
    - Hundreds of people hold protests in major cities across Australia after footage emerged showing boys being abused in juvenile detention.
    BBC News - Home - Sat, 30 Jul 2016 09:44:27 +0000
  • Belgium arrests brothers over planned attacks
    - Two brothers suspected of planning attacks have been arrested in Belgium in an anti-terror operation, prosecutors say.
    BBC News - Home - Sat, 30 Jul 2016 09:16:26 +0000
  • Florida Zika cases prompt UK advice for pregnant travellers
    - Pregnant women are being advised by Public Health England to consider postponing non-essential trips to the US state of Florida, amid concerns over the Zika virus.
    BBC News - Home - Sat, 30 Jul 2016 09:12:45 +0000
  • 1966 World Cup: Special event marks 50 years since England's football win
    - Two of the men who ensured World Cup glory for England's football team 50 years ago are set to take centre stage at Wembley Arena for a special commemoration of the historic win.
    BBC News - Home - Sat, 30 Jul 2016 08:50:13 +0000
  • Lettuce towers and office block farms - is this the future?
    - Towers of lettuce and pak choi, or a three-storey farm in an office building - could this be the future of farming?
    BBC News - Home - Sat, 30 Jul 2016 08:19:56 +0000
  • Who are the Corbynistas?
    - BBC assistant political editor Norman Smith spends the day with some Labour members in Leeds and finds little evidence of waning support for Jeremy Corbyn.
    BBC News - Home - Sat, 30 Jul 2016 07:29:02 +0000
  • Highlights of David Bowie Proms tribute
    - With Neil Hannon, Amanda Palmer, John Cale, Marc Almond, Paul Buchanan, Anna Calvi and the musicians' collective s t a r g a z e conducted by André de Ridder.
    BBC News - Home - Sat, 30 Jul 2016 07:19:23 +0000
  • Rogers Cup: Johanna Konta misses out on top 10 with defeat by Kristina Kucova
    - Johanna Konta misses a chance to become the first British woman to break into the world's top 10 since 1984 with defeat by Kristina Kucova.
    BBC News - Home - Sat, 30 Jul 2016 05:37:01 +0000
  • Newspaper headlines: Nuclear plant delay, bag use cut, new Whitehall cat
    - The UK government's delay in approving a new Chinese-backed nuclear power plant, a big fall in plastic bag use, and the arrival of a a cat at the Treasury feature in the papers.
    BBC News - Home - Sat, 30 Jul 2016 04:59:44 +0000
  • Terror attacks dismay Afghan migrants in Istanbul
    - The latest terror attacks in Germany and France have left migrants in Turkey worried about their chances of reaching northern Europe.
    BBC News - Home - Sat, 30 Jul 2016 03:00:34 +0000
  • What is the attraction in Geocaching?
    - Ahead of this weekend's Geolympix, why are there millions of little plastic containers hidden all around the world?
    BBC News - Home - Sat, 30 Jul 2016 03:00:29 +0000
  • Hinkley Point: EDF's UK boss 'confident' of go ahead
    - The boss of EDF in the UK says he is confident the Hinkley Point C nuclear power station will be built, despite the government delaying its approval.
    BBC News - Home - Sat, 30 Jul 2016 02:05:33 +0000
  • Premiers past: What now for Cameron?
    - What they did next - the futures of prime ministers past
    BBC News - Home - Sat, 30 Jul 2016 01:18:36 +0000
  • New Yorkers flock to foul flower
    - A rare, and extremely pungent. 'corpse flower' has bloomed in New York Botanical Garden.
    BBC News - Home - Sat, 30 Jul 2016 01:13:39 +0000
  • #WhatIt'sReallyLike
    - Young women with type 1 diabetes talk about the misunderstanding around the disease.
    BBC News - Home - Sat, 30 Jul 2016 00:55:37 +0000
  • 'He was my boy’
    - Damien Nettles vanished, aged 16, after a night out with friends in November 1996. His body has never been found.
    BBC News - Home - Sat, 30 Jul 2016 00:53:01 +0000
  • Week in pictures: 23-29 July 2016
    - A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
    BBC News - Home - Fri, 29 Jul 2016 23:45:27 +0000
  • Entertainment week
    - A look at some of the events over the past week, including Michael Keaton receiving a Hollywood star and the stars of Doctor Who taking a selfie.
    BBC News - Home - Fri, 29 Jul 2016 23:41:52 +0000
  • Mariko Oi: Tokyo's ill-tempered election
    - Tokyo is preparing to vote for its next governor, one of the biggest jobs in Japan, but the campaign has been marred by insults and allegations of sexism.
    BBC News - Home - Fri, 29 Jul 2016 23:41:27 +0000
  • James Naughtie: Onward from US conventions
    - What have the conventions revealed about the two main US presidential candidates and what should we expect next?
    BBC News - Home - Fri, 29 Jul 2016 23:39:48 +0000
  • Rape case
    - A High Court judge has said a police force was wrong not to reinstate a former detective wrongly jailed for raping a woman in 2011. His wife told BBC News how her family won a five-year, £150,000 battle to clear his name.
    BBC News - Home - Fri, 29 Jul 2016 23:15:02 +0000
  • Plastic bag use plummets in England
    - Shoppers in England are on target to use six billion fewer plastic bags in the first year since a 5p charge for them was introduced, government data suggests.
    BBC News - Home - Fri, 29 Jul 2016 23:11:34 +0000

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