news for the People

October 01, 2019

Brexit: Emmanuel Macron 'not sure' of UK-EU trade deal by end of year

The French president's doubts come as the UK government is set to publish its demands.

Tyson Fury beats Deontay Wilder in world title fight in Las Vegas

Tyson Fury wins the WBC world heavyweight title after producing a sensational performance against Deontay Wilder.

Snow, ice and flood warnings in place across Scotland

Wintry showers are expected in the central Scotland, Grampian, Highlands and Argyll and Bute regions.

Brixton Hill police pursuit hit-and-run death: Man charged

Quincy Anyiam, 26, is accused of causing the death of Anisha Vidal-Garner in Brixton Hill.

Coronavirus: Evacuated Britons arrive at quarantine hospital

UK nationals evacuated from a cruise ship arrive at Arrowe Park, where they will spend the next 14 days.

Joanna Cherry to challenge Angus Robertson for SNP nomination

The SNP MP is seeking to become the SNP candidate for Ruth Davidson's Holyrood seat.

West Suffolk Hospital: Doctors criticise 'breakdown of trust'

Staff were asked for fingerprints after an anonymous letter was sent to a grieving husband.

Bradford collection of film posters worth £50,000 go up for auction

The film and circus posters produced by British firm W E Berry Ltd are expected to fetch £50,000.

Highlands crash family 'had so much to look forward to'

The victims are named as Gemma Cousin, 26, her husband Rhys, 25, and their daughters Peyton, three, and Heidi Cousin.

Storm Dennis: Care home staff carried through floods by tractor

One worker at Hampton House had been turning up in a kayak, its manager said.

Ilkeston NatWest hole in wall rises up TripAdvisor rankings

Internet jokers cause a circular hole outside a bank to rise up the TripAdvisor rankings.

'Speedo Mick' finishes charity walk at Land's End

Mick Cullen walked the length of the UK in his swimming trunks, even during storms Ciara and Dennis.

Wallis Simpson's hard lessons for Harry and Meghan

What the Sussexes could learn from the miserable exile of Edward VIII and his demonised US lover.

What's a skilled worker? And other immigration questions

Will foreign workers in the UK be able to stay, and more of your questions answered.

The suicide prevention message from the rugby scrum

Boys told "open up" don't "man up" by top rugby players, in a suicide prevention scheme.

Storm Dennis: The biscuits and boats helping flood-hit villagers

Volunteers have been keeping communities going in the wake of Storm Dennis.

Deontay Wilder v Tyson Fury II: Fight preview and all you need to know

As Tyson Fury prepares for his rematch with Deontay Wilder, BBC Sport takes you through all you need to know.

Painkillers 'mask, not kill' long-term pain

An NHS campaign aims to get patients to look for alternatives to long-term painkiller use.

Sheringham Viking Festival 'warrior' finds faith in Norse gods

Viking re-enactor Richard Mehmed says he found faith with Norse gods while "wielding a six-foot axe".

Jail for lorry driver after motorway U-turn

Staffordshire Police release CCTV footage of a lorry driver making a dangerous manoeuvre on the M6 Toll.

Phoebe Waller-Bridge on Fleabag and feminism

The actress and writer speaks to BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour about her conflicting feelings towards feminism.

Oxford food waste used to help grow more food

How unwanted food is processed to produce electricity and fertiliser.

London's Coffin Club where people plan their final farewell

Death isn't easy to talk about, but London now has a "Coffin Club" where people plan their final farewell.

Inside London's super sewer

The Thames Tideway Tunnel is now officially at the half way stage but what exactly is it going to do?

The Papers: Lords expenses 'out of control' and No 10 mocks EU

Brexit trade talks and an expenses investigation are among the top stories in Sunday's newspapers.

The 'ironmums' (and 'irongrans') taking on endurance feats

Three so-called "ironmums" explain the appeal of taking on one of sport's most gruelling challenges.

Driver rescued by canoe from submerged car in Old Kilpatrick

A woman is taken to safety by canoe after becoming trapped in her submerged car in Old Kilpatrick on Friday night.

Stormont: Bidding war is under way for budget funding

Ministers and their officials are staking a claim for what they need to stave off several crises.

Railway passenger growth reaches 11-year high

The number of people using railway stations has risen sharply, particularly around Cardiff.

Brierley Hill stabbing: Two more arrests over cannabis robbery deaths

Two men are held at Holyhead Port in Wales following the deaths of Khuzaimah Douglas and Waseem Ramzan.


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