Lewis Hamilton says that turning down Top Gun role from Tom Cruise was 'upsetting'

BBC News - 9 August 2022 - 1:49pm
Lewis Hamilton says he had to tell actor and friend Tom Cruise that he could not take a role in blockbuster film Top Gun: Maverick.

John Lewis boss: Over-50s quitting the workforce fuels inflation

BBC News - 9 August 2022 - 1:48pm
Boss Dame Sharon White says the government must think about how to get older people back into work.

Amadou Onana: Everton sign Lille midfielder for £33m

BBC News - 9 August 2022 - 1:37pm
Everton sign 20-year-old Belgium midfielder Amadou Onana on a five-year contract.

Scottish exam pass rate drops from pandemic high

BBC News - 9 August 2022 - 1:36pm
About 138,000 students are finding out how they did in National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher exams.

WhatsApp: Mark Zuckerberg reveals new privacy features

BBC News - 9 August 2022 - 12:31pm
The changes will let users silently leave group chats and control who sees their online status.

Cornwall kayaker in close encounter with whale

BBC News - 9 August 2022 - 12:06pm
The whale, thought to be a minke, emerged just in front of a kayaker off Cornwall.

Issey Miyake, child of Hiroshima who became innovative designer

BBC News - 9 August 2022 - 11:55am
The revolutionary designer died of liver cancer in Tokyo aged 84, his company said in a statement.

Cost of living: The people using OnlyFans as a second job to help with bills

BBC News - 9 August 2022 - 9:06am
A campaign group says more young people are joining the site because of the rising cost of living.

Commonwealth Games: Birmingham breathes life into Games

BBC News - 9 August 2022 - 6:06am
The medal table had a familiar look, but Birmingham's energy and enthusiasm changed old preconceptions and brought fresh hope to the Commonwealth Games.

The Papers: 'Hopelessly devoted to you' and 'tax-plan tension'

BBC News - 9 August 2022 - 5:02am
The death of Olivia Newton-John and tensions among the rival Tory leadership campaigns lead the papers.

Supermarket food could soon carry eco-labels - study

BBC News - 9 August 2022 - 5:00am
Scientists hope that a scoring system will lead manufacturers to compete over sustainability.

Olivia Newton-John: Tributes to Grease star and singer dies aged 73

BBC News - 9 August 2022 - 3:30am
The star, best known for playing Sandy in Grease, has died from cancer aged 73, her family says.

UK heatwave: Heat health-alert to begin across England

BBC News - 9 August 2022 - 3:17am
The warning is set to activate at midday until Saturday, as temperatures could reach up to 35C.

Why is my passport taking so long to arrive?

BBC News - 9 August 2022 - 3:05am
Why are passport applications taking longer than usual and how can I avoid delays?

Australia mourns a national sweetheart

BBC News - 9 August 2022 - 3:04am
The singer was UK-born and found fame in the US, but Australians will always claim her as their own.

Child deaths expose mental health unit pressures

BBC News - 9 August 2022 - 3:01am
Chelsea Mooney was 17 when she died in a Camhs unit last year, following a self-harm incident.

Backlog of longest-wait patients slashed in England

BBC News - 9 August 2022 - 2:56am
Thousands waiting more than two years for scans, checks and surgery have finally been treated.

Trump says FBI agents 'raided' his Mar-a-Lago Florida home

BBC News - 9 August 2022 - 2:45am
The former US president says that federal agents broke into a safe at his Mar-a-Lago resort.

Afghanistan: The Taliban sniper now working behind a desk

BBC News - 9 August 2022 - 1:58am
A year after the Taliban took over Afghanistan, the BBC returns to see how people's lives have changed.

China-Taiwan: What we learned from Beijing's drills around the island

BBC News - 9 August 2022 - 1:54am
Beijing redefines what is "acceptable" even as Taiwanese attitudes appear to be hardening further.

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