UK economy boosted by holidays and dining out

BBC News - 13 October 2021 - 9:44am
GDP rose 0.4% in August in the first full month after all Covid restrictions were lifted in England.

China: Teenager apologises for impersonating boy to join band

BBC News - 13 October 2021 - 9:13am
Many fans have defended the girl and jokingly compared her to Chinese folk heroine Mulan.

Brexit: EU to offer fewer Northern Ireland border checks on British goods

BBC News - 13 October 2021 - 9:08am
The UK says current rules impose too many barriers to the sale of chilled meats and other products.

Squid Game knocks Bridgerton off Netflix top spot

BBC News - 13 October 2021 - 8:44am
The Korean drama is Netflix's biggest debut hit, with 111 million users in its first 28 days.

Racism in the music industry 'is upfront and personal'

BBC News - 13 October 2021 - 8:31am
A new report says that 86% of black musicians have faced barriers because of their race.

Where are Northern Ireland heading? Key questions after World Cup hopes ended

BBC News - 13 October 2021 - 8:19am
Will the manager get a new contract? Will the captain continue playing? We examine some of the key questions around the current condition of the Northern Ireland team.

Domestic violence: Mum begged for violent son to be taken away

BBC News - 13 October 2021 - 8:11am
A service supporting families in Wales saw a rise in "child on parent" domestic abuse in lockdown.

Murray to skip Davis Cup after losing to Zverev at Indian Wells

BBC News - 13 October 2021 - 7:02am
Andy Murray loses in straight sets to Alexander Zverev at Indian Wells - then says he plans to skip next month's Davis Cup.

The Papers: Goods stuck at UK port, and Brexit deal offer

BBC News - 13 October 2021 - 6:19am
A mix of stories lead Wednesday's papers, including a warning over Christmas present shortages.

Mums of drug death teen and dealer become 'unlikely' friends

BBC News - 13 October 2021 - 6:15am
Kerry Roberts, whose daughter Leah died from taking MDMA, says hearing the "other side" was healing.

Giannis Antetokounmpo: The making of 'The Greek Freak'

BBC News - 13 October 2021 - 6:14am
From the streets of Athens to NBA champion, how Giannis Antetokounmpo made it to the top of the NBA.

Denis Law statue in Aberdeen too heavy for proposed location

BBC News - 13 October 2021 - 6:08am
The council had agreed the tribute would be set near newly-refurbished Provost Skene's House in Aberdeen.

TikToker wins 'lumpy' oat milk war with Lidl

BBC News - 13 October 2021 - 6:07am
Scottish TikToker Luna campaigned for the store to recall a batch of the milk which she says was "smelly".

The children of IS: 'It's a disaster we cannot deal with'

BBC News - 13 October 2021 - 6:00am
Inside IS detention camps in Syria, officials say violence and radicalisation are a growing problem.

Life expectancy falling in parts of England before pandemic - study

BBC News - 13 October 2021 - 5:40am
It is alarming, say researchers, that longevity was declining in the north even before the pandemic.

Care staff shortage worse than before pandemic, study shows

BBC News - 13 October 2021 - 4:42am
Reward care workers for their skills and dedication to avoid staff shortages, report urges.

What those living with dementia want people to know

BBC News - 13 October 2021 - 1:54am
"Dementia is something you learn to live with, not just die of," - tips from, those living with the condition.

What's the secret of a great comedy song?

BBC News - 13 October 2021 - 1:53am
As he launches a podcast on the science of funny songs, comedian Phil Nichol reveals his favourites.

Ghana’s role in honouring US civil rights hero WEB Du Bois

BBC News - 13 October 2021 - 12:23am
A state-of-the-art complex is to be built in Ghana to remember WEB Du Bois.

Why wives around the world do not earn as much as their husbands

BBC News - 13 October 2021 - 12:21am
Researchers say data from 45 countries over 40 years shows household is a place of great inequality.


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