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Justin Forsyth resigns from Unicef

Justin Forsyth resigns from Unicef

Ex-Save the Children chief executive Justin Forsyth resigns from Unicef saying he doesn't want to 'damage' charities This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Please refresh the page for the fullest...

BBC, today, 17:08
 
Hannah Turtle jailed for life for murdering her baby son

Hannah Turtle jailed for life for murdering her baby son

A mother who murdered her baby son after voices told her she was a bad mother has been jailed for life. Hannah Turtle, 22, from Shotton, Flintshire, suffocated seven-week-old James Hughes in June 2016. She stopped his breathing on two other occasions...

BBC, today, 17:05
 
M1 crash deaths: Lorry driver 'twice drink-drive limit'

M1 crash deaths: Lorry driver 'twice drink-drive limit'

A lorry driver was twice the drink-drive limit and another was on a hands-free call in cruise control when they were involved in a motorway crash which killed eight people, a court has heard. The two lorries collided with a minibus on the M1 near...

BBC, today, 17:01
 
Man jailed for homemade bomb UK terror attack plot

Man jailed for homemade bomb UK terror attack plot

A man has been jailed for life for plotting a terror attack in the UK using a homemade bomb. Munir Mohammed, 36, from Derby, who was also found to have exchanged messages with pharmacist Rowaida El-Hassan about ricin, was sentenced at the Old Bailey....

BBC, today, 16:37
 
Boy, 2, killed in 'hit-and-run' in Coventry

Boy, 2, killed in 'hit-and-run' in Coventry

A two-year-old boy has died and his six-year-old brother is critically ill after a hit-and-run in Coventry. They were struck by a car on MacDonald Road, Stoke, at about 14:00 GMT and taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries. This breaking news...

BBC, today, 16:31
 
Care home pole dancing: Christchurch residents promised more

Care home pole dancing: Christchurch residents promised more

A care home for the elderly has said it will consider holding more pole dancing displays, despite criticism. The "fitness activity" display by local pole dancing students was staged at Fairmile Grange in Christchurch, Dorset. Some...

BBC, today, 16:07
 
Devon town Ashburton joins the plastic-free movement

Devon town Ashburton joins the plastic-free movement

A Devon town has become the latest to sign up to a plastic-free movement to reduce its single-use plastic. The initiative - set up by Cornish charity Surfers Against Sewage (SAS) - has been joined by Ashburton Town Council as well as 16 communities...

BBC, today, 16:07
 
Women earn 43% less at Barclays

Women earn 43% less at Barclays

Female employees earn 43.5% less at Barclays than men on average, according to gender pay gap figures it has submitted to the government. Only 28 of the 1,154 companies that have reported the figures have a higher median hourly pay gap than Barclays....

BBC, today, 15:36
 
Painkiller drug prescriptions in Wales jump up by 300%

Painkiller drug prescriptions in Wales jump up by 300%

A sharp rise in strong painkiller prescriptions is partly being driven by inconsistent pain services across Wales, a leading clinician has said. Dr Julia Lewis said the lack of alternative therapies left doctors little choice but to prescribe them,...

BBC, today, 14:23
 
Police probe substance sent to St James's Palace

Police probe substance sent to St James's Palace

A letter sent to St James's Palace containing a substance is being investigated by police. The Met Police tested it and said it was not harmful. No arrests have been made and inquiries are ongoing. The Evening Standard reports the letter was addressed...

BBC, today, 14:15
 
Deep-space communication base coming to Cornwall

Deep-space communication base coming to Cornwall

An £8.4 million space communication base to track missions to the Moon and Mars will be created in Cornwall. Goonhilly Earth Station, in Lizard, will upgrade one of its satellites in the project. The European Space Agency (ESA) say this will make it a...

BBC, today, 13:12
 
Former Sussex priest guilty of sex abuse against boy

Former Sussex priest guilty of sex abuse against boy

A former Anglican priest has been convicted of historical sex offences against a boy and conspiring with another priest to abuse the child. Ifor Whittaker, formerly Colin Pritchard, was found guilty of abusing the boy, who was aged between 10 and 16...

BBC, today, 13:02
 
UK could extend target to rehouse 20,000 Syrian refugees

UK could extend target to rehouse 20,000 Syrian refugees

The government is considering whether the UK should agree to resettle more refugees from the Syrian war, once it hits its target of bringing in 20,000 by 2020, the home secretary has said. Amber Rudd said that 10,538 people have already been granted...

BBC, today, 13:02
 
Queen of the South keeper crisis after goalie hurt by cow

Queen of the South keeper crisis after goalie hurt by cow

A Scottish Championship club is facing a selection headache after its reserve goalkeeper was hit by a runaway cow. Queen of the South's Sam Henderson, 19, hurt his shoulder in the incident on his father's farm. First choice goalkeeper Alan Martin is...

BBC, today, 10:50
 
Careless drivers overtaking cyclists in Cambridge face fines

Careless drivers overtaking cyclists in Cambridge face fines

Motorists who overtake cyclists without giving them enough room are being targeted and could be fined. Plain-clothed police officers on cycles will be out in Cambridge to ensure drivers adopt a "safe pass" approach. It is recommended...

BBC, today, 10:14
 


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