Sainsbury's to stop sale of disposable barbecues

BBC News - 11 August 2022 - 5:00pm
The supermarket is joining other chains in removing the barbecues from its shelves for safety reasons.

Eve Muirhead retires from curling as Olympic, European and world mixed doubles champion

BBC News - 11 August 2022 - 4:56pm
Olympic, European and world mixed doubles champion Eve Muirhead retires from curling saying he hopes she showed "girls that being sweaty's cool".

George Jack Temperley-Wells: Concern for boy missing in Turkey

BBC News - 11 August 2022 - 4:50pm
George Jack Temperley-Wells is thought to have travelled from Darlington with his mother.

Man charged with murder and attacks around Skye

BBC News - 11 August 2022 - 4:45pm
The charges follow the death of a father-of-six and attacks on three other people in incidents around Skye.

McDonald's plans to reopen in Kyiv and western Ukraine

BBC News - 11 August 2022 - 4:34pm
The burger chain says it hopes to support a "small but important sense of normalcy".

West Midlands PC made up claim fake girlfriend died of cancer

BBC News - 11 August 2022 - 4:18pm
Harry Sarkar got bereavement leave and flexible working benefits due to his "odious" lies.

UN alarm as Ukraine nuclear power plant shelled again

BBC News - 11 August 2022 - 4:12pm
Ukraine and Russia trade accusations as the Zaporizhzhia nuclear facility, Europe's largest, is hit.

The Hundred: Northern Superchargers' Adam Lyth hits the fastest half century

BBC News - 11 August 2022 - 3:58pm
Northern Superchargers' Adam Lyth smashes four sixes in a row on his way to hitting the fastest 50 in the Men's hundred in their match against Oval Invincibles at The Oval.

Rahimullah Haqqani: Afghan cleric killed by bomb hidden in artificial leg - reports

BBC News - 11 August 2022 - 3:22pm
Sheikh Rahimullah Haqqani, who had close ties with the Taliban, was a supporter of girls' education.

In pictures: Heatwaves, drought and wildfires

BBC News - 11 August 2022 - 3:18pm
High temperatures and lack of rain continues across Europe, as governments to issue health warnings

Megafire rips through swathes of land near Bordeaux

BBC News - 11 August 2022 - 2:51pm
Firefighters continue to try to extinguish the wildfire raging through the Gironde region.

Leah Williamson: England captain on why equal access to sport is so important

BBC News - 11 August 2022 - 2:48pm
Following England's Euro 2022 triumph, Lionesses captain Leah Williamson guest edited BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour on Thursday.

UK heatwave: Premier League to reintroduce drinks breaks this weekend

BBC News - 11 August 2022 - 2:08pm
Drinks breaks will return in Premier League games this weekend because of the high temperatures across the UK.

NHS IT supplier held to ransom by hackers

BBC News - 11 August 2022 - 1:28pm
Its IT provider says it may take three or four weeks to fully recover from the cyber-attack.

Scunthorpe: Thousands raised after heatwave melts shop's chocolate stock

BBC News - 11 August 2022 - 1:21pm
Nearly £4,000 is raised after a shop's entire stock of chocolate melts during the recent heatwave.

Alleged fourth 'IS Beatle' charged with terrorism offences

BBC News - 11 August 2022 - 12:57pm
Aine Davis, 38, is remanded in custody in the UK after being deported from Turkey.

Dame Emma Thompson defends intimacy co-ordinators after Sean Bean remarks

BBC News - 11 August 2022 - 11:47am
The actress responds to Sean Bean, who said sex scene specialists spoil the spontaneity of filming.

Swimming pools: Concern as closures across the UK revealed

BBC News - 11 August 2022 - 11:21am
One in six local authorities in the UK have lost at least one pool since 2019, BBC News finds.

What weapons are being given to Ukraine by the UK?

BBC News - 11 August 2022 - 11:01am
More multiple launch rocket systems are on the way to Ukraine, so how much of a difference are they making?

'We never knew our home was on the scammers' list'

BBC News - 11 August 2022 - 10:49am
Thousands of UK home addresses have been used by crime gangs to register bogus firms, the BBC finds.

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