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Carwyn Jones considered quitting over Carl Sargeant death

Carwyn Jones considered quitting over Carl Sargeant death

Carwyn Jones considered resigning as first minister after Carl Sargeant's death, he has revealed. Mr Sargeant was found dead in his home in November 2017, days after being fired from Mr Jones' cabinet over claims of inappropriate behaviour towards...

yesterday, 03:06 in Regional
 
Three Northern Ireland ambulance staff attacked by patient

Three Northern Ireland ambulance staff attacked by patient

A man had to be restrained by six people, including police officers, after he attacked paramedics. The Northern Ireland Ambulance Service (NIAS) said the incident, which happened on Saturday night in Newtownards, left the north Down area with reduced...

yesterday, 03:06 in Regional
 
Legal aid advice network 'decimated' by funding cuts

Legal aid advice network 'decimated' by funding cuts

Cuts to legal aid have created "deserts" of provision across England and Wales, a BBC investigation found. Analysis shows up to a million people live in areas with no legal aid provision for housing, with a further 15 million in areas with...

yesterday, 03:06 in Regional
 
Should homeless people be expected to live in a box?

Should homeless people be expected to live in a box?

Single people in need of a home are the least likely to be prioritised by local authorities. But could one-person micro-homes be an answer - or is expecting people to live in a box, and be grateful about it, a step too far? Nearly a quarter of a...

yesterday, 03:06 in Regional
 
Yellow vest protests: Macron to hold crisis meeting

Yellow vest protests: Macron to hold crisis meeting

French President Emmanuel Macron is set to meet trade unions and employers' organisations, in a bid to defuse weeks of unrest in Paris and other cities. Monday's meeting comes ahead of a TV address in which he is expected to announce measures in...

yesterday, 02:27 in World News
 
Armenia election: PM Nikol Pashinyan ahead in snap poll

Armenia election: PM Nikol Pashinyan ahead in snap poll

Armenia's acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan looks set to consolidate his authority after Sunday's snap election, as early results show his electoral bloc in the lead. Mr Pashinyan, a journalist turned politician, spearheaded a peaceful revolution...

yesterday, 01:54 in World News
 
Why women in South Korea are cutting 'the corset'

Why women in South Korea are cutting 'the corset'

South Korean YouTube star Lina Bae expected some negative comments when she switched from posting make-up tutorials to stripping her face bare. What she didn't expect were death threats. The 21-year-old thought hard about her decision. She was worried...

yesterday, 01:41 in World News
 

Five things to know this week: Will Google manage to calm Trump?

It's Monday, it's a new week, and while we won't pretend to know everything that's going to happen over the next seven days, we have some sense of what's coming up. Here's your briefing on some of the most important and interesting stories happening...

yesterday, 01:41 in World News
 
The women who have less power than you think

The women who have less power than you think

The discovery that more men than women hold positions of power rarely comes as a surprise. What may be more unexpected is that things are not always as they seem when women appear to have equality. Countries can sometimes stand out for their efforts...

yesterday, 01:41 in World News
 
BBC Sound of 2019: Which rising stars have made the longlist?

BBC Sound of 2019: Which rising stars have made the longlist?

Flamenco singer Rosalía, R&B star Ella Mai and pop artist King Princess are among the rising stars who have made it onto the BBC's Sound of 2019 longlist. Now in its 17th year, the list showcases 2019's hottest new artists. Past winners includes...

yesterday, 01:12 in Regional
 
November shopper footfall down as Black Friday bites

November shopper footfall down as Black Friday bites

The number of people out shopping in the UK in November showed a "significant" fall compared with last year, retail researchers say. Analysis firm Springboard found a 3.2% decrease in footfall at shopping centres, retail parks and High...

yesterday, 00:42 in Business
 
Called the wrong name at work? Awkward...

Called the wrong name at work? Awkward...

When a colleague told me my name autocorrected to Dorito and they were seconds away from calling me a tortilla chip in an email, I honestly didn't know what to say. Our names are a key part of our identity so it can be incredibly frustrating when...

yesterday, 00:42 in Business
 
'I was divorced and missed having company'

'I was divorced and missed having company'

The BBC's weekly The Boss series profiles a different business leader from around the world. This week we speak to Rupert Hunt, founder of flat-sharing website SpareRoom. When Rupert Hunt set up a flat-sharing website he never guessed that he'd one...

yesterday, 00:42 in Business
 
Grace Millane: Man appears in court charged with backpacker's murder

Grace Millane: Man appears in court charged with backpacker's murder

A 26-year-old man has appeared in court in New Zealand charged with the murder of British backpacker Grace Millane. Miss Millane disappeared in Auckland on 1 December - police ended their search on Sunday after finding a body on the outskirts of the...

yesterday, 00:24 in Regional
 
I'm a Celebrity: Harry Redknapp wins ITV series

I'm a Celebrity: Harry Redknapp wins ITV series

Harry Redknapp has been crowned King of the Jungle in the final of ITV's I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! The football manager beat fellow finalists Emily Atack, who came second, and John Barrowman to take the crown, saying it was "so...

Sunday, 22:43 in Regional
 


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