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Egypt hotel deaths: E. coli link 'unlikely', report suggests

Egypt hotel deaths: E. coli link 'unlikely', report suggests

The bacteria that Egyptian authorities said had caused the deaths of two British holidaymakers was "unlikely" to have produced "such a dramatic result", their inquests have been told. John Cooper, 69, and his wife Susan, 63, from...

BBC, 34 min. ago
 
Emmy Awards 2018: Matthew Rhys surprises fans with accent

Emmy Awards 2018: Matthew Rhys surprises fans with accent

Welsh actor Matthew Rhys has won an Emmy for his performance in the long-running series The Americans. But when the 43-year-old Cardiff-born star took to the stage in Los Angeles on Monday night to accept his award, his speech came as something of a...

BBC, 54 min. ago
 
Ex-AM Simon Thomas charged with making indecent images of children

Ex-AM Simon Thomas charged with making indecent images of children

A former Plaid Cymru AM has been charged with three counts of making indecent images of children. Simon Thomas quit the Senedd and his party after being arrested in July. The 54-year-old married father of two is due to appear at Aberystwyth...

BBC, today, 13:11
 
Storm Ali approach brings amber weather warning

Storm Ali approach brings amber weather warning

Winds of up to 80 mph are expected to bring flying debris and travel disruption to parts of the UK. The Met Office has issued an amber weather warning for Wednesday in the north of England, Scotland and Northern Ireland ahead of Storm Ali's arrival....

BBC, today, 12:37
 
Ofsted admits adding to 'teach-to-the-test' mentality

Ofsted admits adding to 'teach-to-the-test' mentality

School inspectors in England have put too much weight on tests and exam results when rating schools, Ofsted boss Amanda Spielman has admitted. This has added pressure for schools to "deliver test scores above all else". Ms Spielman regrets...

BBC, today, 12:37
 
Wrexham burns survivor poses at London Fashion Week

Wrexham burns survivor poses at London Fashion Week

A woman who was given a one in 1,000 chance of survival after being badly burned in a coach crash has posed at London Fashion Week. Catrin Pugh was part of the Portrait Positive show, featuring women with facial disfigurements and conditions. She was...

BBC, today, 12:37
 
Man dead in Easterhouse and another injured as police make arrest

Man dead in Easterhouse and another injured as police make arrest

A man has died and another man left injured in hospital after an incident in Easterhouse, Glasgow . Police and ambulance service were called to a house in Durno Path in the east end of the city at around 6.50pm on Monday evening, where both men were...

Daily Record, today, 12:34
 
AWE Aldermaston: Atomic weapons site in staff safety breach

AWE Aldermaston: Atomic weapons site in staff safety breach

The organisation which manufactures and maintains the UK's nuclear weapons has admitted failing to ensure the safety of its staff, a court has heard. An electrician suffered burns to his arms, in June 2017, while carrying out routine testing at the...

BBC, today, 12:32
 
Billy Joe Saunders sorry after offering woman drugs

Billy Joe Saunders sorry after offering woman drugs

Police are investigating a video which appears to show world boxing champion Billy Joe Saunders offering a woman drugs. The footage shows the boxer inside a Rolls Royce encouraging a woman to punch a passer-by and perform a sex act on his friend in...

BBC, today, 11:57
 
Crisp packet graduation gown worn in Walkers recycling protest

Crisp packet graduation gown worn in Walkers recycling protest

A marine biology student who wore a home-made graduation gown made out of crisp packets has used her ceremony to highlight the effects of pollution. Emily Stevenson, 21, created the protest outfit to "send a message to Walkers" which she...

BBC, today, 11:57
 
Gloucester Cathedral offers 'evil' zero hours jobs

Gloucester Cathedral offers 'evil' zero hours jobs

A cathedral has started advertising zero-hours jobs, days after the Archbishop of Canterbury called the contracts "the reincarnation of an ancient evil". Jobs being offered on a "flexible basis" at Gloucester Cathedral includes a...

BBC, today, 11:46
 
Police in Airdrie launch probe as body of man discovered in wooded area

Police in Airdrie launch probe as body of man discovered in wooded area

Police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found in a wooded area. Officers were called to the scene near Whinhall Road in Airdrie , North Lanarkshire on Monday evening. A post mortem will be carried out to establish the cause of...

Daily Record, today, 11:38
 
Brecon Beacons death march SAS soldiers acquitted

Brecon Beacons death march SAS soldiers acquitted

Two SAS servicemen have been acquitted of negligence over a Brecon Beacons march in which three reservists died. L/Cpl Edward Maher, 31, L/Cpl Craig Roberts, 24, and Cpl James Dunsby, 31, died after the trek during which they carried up to 27kg (4st)...

BBC, today, 11:21
 
Honda: No-deal Brexit 'would cost tens of millions'

Honda: No-deal Brexit 'would cost tens of millions'

The senior vice president of Honda Europe has warned that a no-deal Brexit would cost his company tens of millions of pounds. Ian Howells told the BBC that quitting the bloc without an agreement would affect the carmaker's competitiveness in Europe....

BBC, today, 10:46
 
Storm Ali to bring high winds and rain across much of Scotland

Storm Ali to bring high winds and rain across much of Scotland

Much of Scotland is due to be battered by high winds and heavy rain as the first named storm of the season sweeps in. Storm Ali has prompted the Met Office to issue weather warnings. An amber warning is in place for large parts of the country between...

BBC, today, 10:34
 


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