London - UK

Covid in Scotland: Exams planned to go ahead as normal next year

BBC UK - Wed, 08/18/2021 - 03:28
The Scottish government confirms that if it is safe to do so exams will go ahead in spring 2022.
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Afghan core mission has been a success, says Boris Johnson

BBC UK - Wed, 08/18/2021 - 03:26
The PM says terror has been cut and human rights helped, but Labour accuses him of "staggering complacency".
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Scottish public spending deficit doubles to £36bn

BBC UK - Wed, 08/18/2021 - 03:18
Spending on public services rose to almost £100bn as revenue fell due to the Covid pandemic.
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Plymouth shooting: Church service to remember victims

BBC UK - Wed, 08/18/2021 - 03:09
The service will remember five people killed in a mass shooting in the Keyham area of the city.
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Southend rescue: Boy among seven people saved by coastguard

BBC UK - Wed, 08/18/2021 - 03:09
The coastguard was called to reports a group of people, including a 10-year-old boy, were stranded.
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Afghanistan: How many asylum seekers has the UK taken in?

BBC UK - Wed, 08/18/2021 - 03:08
The UK government says it will resettle up to 20,000 Afghan refugees, but warns it will "take time".
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Resettling Afghans in UK will take time, Priti Patel says

BBC UK - Wed, 08/18/2021 - 03:05
The UK will work with other countries to help up to 20,000 refugees move to the UK, the home secretary says.
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Silverdale quarry smell: High Court legal challenge to begin

BBC UK - Wed, 08/18/2021 - 02:47
The family of a boy with breathing difficulties who live near the landfill are bringing the case.
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Price rises cool amid clothes and shoe discounting

BBC UK - Wed, 08/18/2021 - 02:45
The UK inflation rate fell by more than expected to 2% in July, down from 2.5% the previous month.
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Gurkha taken to hospital during Downing Street hunger strike

BBC UK - Wed, 08/18/2021 - 02:17
Former Gurkha soldier Dhan Gurung has refused food for 11 days in a protest over unequal pensions.
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Post Office scandal: Cleared sub-postmaster's compensation imminent, lawyer says

BBC UK - Wed, 08/18/2021 - 01:31
Noel Thomas is one of dozens to have their false accounting convictions quashed.
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Covid: Price rises slow down and AZ jab makers trial plague vaccine

BBC UK - Wed, 08/18/2021 - 00:52
Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Wednesday morning.
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Afghanistan: NI to offer a 'safe place' for refugees

BBC UK - Tue, 08/17/2021 - 23:27
MPs from Northern Ireland will be among those at Westminster later, as Parliament is recalled.
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Plaid Cymru: Ex-leader no longer friends with successor

BBC UK - Tue, 08/17/2021 - 23:06
Leanne Wood says Adam Price made "a bad judgement call" in the timing of his leadership challenge.
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The Papers: UK's refugee plan 'big-hearted', or 'not enough'

BBC UK - Tue, 08/17/2021 - 21:20
Many of the papers focus on the UK's plan to resettle 20,000 Afghan refugees as part of a new scheme.
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'NHS abandoned me after I tried to kill myself'

BBC UK - Tue, 08/17/2021 - 18:05
Mental health referrals across the UK have hit their highest point for two years.
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Nubya Garcia: The British sax star who is jazzing up the BBC Proms

BBC UK - Tue, 08/17/2021 - 17:51
Saxophonist Nubya Garcia on playing Royal Albert Hall, the Mercury Prize and "natural vibrations".
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'I make art out of discarded face masks'

BBC UK - Tue, 08/17/2021 - 17:12
Thomas Yates posts artwork he's created out of used face masks on social media.
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Afghanistan: The 'pure devastation and guilt' of British-Afghans

BBC UK - Tue, 08/17/2021 - 17:10
We chat to young people in the UK who have family in Afghanistan, as the Taliban take control.
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Never mind going electric, where will we park?

BBC UK - Tue, 08/17/2021 - 17:05
UK roads are already jam-packed and that looks set to get worse as more people snap up EVs.
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