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Huawei risk can be managed, say UK cyber-security chiefs

Huawei risk can be managed, say UK cyber-security chiefs

Any possible security risk posed to the UK by Chinese telecoms giant Huawei can be managed, cyber-security chiefs have said. The UK's National Cyber Security Centre's decision undermines US efforts to persuade its allies to ban the firm from 5G...

BBC, Monday, 03:28
 
Stores accused of 'watering down' bottle deposit scheme

Stores accused of 'watering down' bottle deposit scheme

Large retailers have been accused of trying to water down a proposed scheme to improve rates of bottle recycling. Environmentalists say large and small drinks containers alike should carry a catch-all deposit of more than 15p. But retailers say small...

BBC, Monday, 02:35
 
Jeanette Kempton 1989 murder: Police hope for new leads

Jeanette Kempton 1989 murder: Police hope for new leads

Cold case detectives hope a review of an unsolved 1989 murder could help explain why a woman was killed and then dumped 118 miles (190km) from her home. Jeanette Kempton, 32, went missing from Brixton in south London, where she lived with her...

BBC, Monday, 01:50
 
NatWest worker told customer 'vegans should be punched'

NatWest worker told customer 'vegans should be punched'

A customer who called a bank to apply for a loan and was told "all vegans should be punched in the face" has been offered compensation. The Bristol woman, who did not want to be named, was speaking to the NatWest worker as part of a loan...

BBC, Monday, 01:33
 

Quiz: Are your clothes damaging the environment?

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BBC, Monday, 01:25
 
Will universities go bust if fees are cut?

Will universities go bust if fees are cut?

There's a growing expectation that the review of student finance in England, headed by the financier Philip Augar, is going to recommend a cut in tuition fees. The first figure floated, £6,500, seems to have drifted up to £7,500 after complaints from...

BBC, Monday, 01:25
 
Facebook needs regulation as Zuckerberg 'fails' - UK MPs

Facebook needs regulation as Zuckerberg 'fails' - UK MPs

Facebook needs far stricter regulation, with tough and urgent action necessary to end the spread of disinformation on its platform, MPs have said. A Commons committee has concluded that the firm's founder Mark Zuckerberg failed to show...

BBC, Monday, 00:41
 
Train operators call for fare shakeup

Train operators call for fare shakeup

Tap-in, tap-out rail fares could be expanded beyond London if a group of train operators gets its way. The Rail Delivery Group has set out a wish-list of reforms for the industry and it wants the UK and devolved governments to support them. Another...

BBC, Monday, 00:18
 
Tax-free childcare helps just a fifth of families

Tax-free childcare helps just a fifth of families

Just 91,000 families made use of the new Tax-Free Childcare system in December, according to new government data, That is far below the expected number. Official figures, analysed by the BBC, show that the government had planned and budgeted for...

BBC, Monday, 00:18
 
Late-paying big firms 'should get public contract bans'

Late-paying big firms 'should get public contract bans'

Big companies who pay their suppliers "unacceptably late" should be banned from getting public contracts, small business leaders have claimed. The Federation of Small Businesses wants firms to prove in advance that they are...

BBC, Monday, 00:18
 
David Mundell: 'Coming out as gay was so difficult'

David Mundell: 'Coming out as gay was so difficult'

Scottish Secretary David Mundell has said coming out as gay was "one of the most difficult things I've done". Mr Mundell revealed in January 2016 that it was time to "acknowledge in public as well as in private, who I am". At the...

BBC, Monday, 00:18
 
Newport West Labour MP Paul Flynn dies aged 84

Newport West Labour MP Paul Flynn dies aged 84

The veteran Labour MP Paul Flynn has died at the age of 84, his local party has announced. Mr Flynn, who was first elected to represent Newport West in 1987, had been ill for some time. He announced in October he would step down from Parliament...

BBC, Sunday, 23:57
 
Park Lane doorman stabbing: Murder charge for fourth man

Park Lane doorman stabbing: Murder charge for fourth man

A fourth man has been charged with murdering a doorman who was guarding a party on New Year's Day. Security guard Tudor Simionov, 33, was attacked outside Fountain House at about 05:30 GMT on 1 January. Nor Aden Hamada, 23, of no fixed address, was...

BBC, Sunday, 23:37
 
Stalybridge moor fire: Crews tackling large blaze

Stalybridge moor fire: Crews tackling large blaze

Firefighters are tackling a large blaze which has broken out on moorland in Greater Manchester. An area at the top of a hill near Stalybridge was reported to be ablaze at about 21:05 GMT. Greater Manchester Fire Service said its crews were using...

BBC, Sunday, 23:05
 

Man dies after tree falls on car in Egham

A man has died after a tree fell on a car in Surrey. Police said the silver Lexus was driving along the A308 in Egham when it was involved in a crash. Firefighters said that a man was cut free from the car but was declared dead. Four other people...

BBC, Sunday, 21:11
 


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