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Plastic bags that biodegrade to nothing?

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 21:22
It sounds like the perfect solution, but critics say it failed their test.

Windrush scandal: Compensation could be capped under proposed scheme

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 20:15
The Home Office announces a consultation on its plans to compensate victims of the Windrush scandal.

Egypt sarcophagus: Mystery black tomb opened in Alexandria

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 19:54
Archaeologists unseal a huge black granite sarcophagus found in the ancient city of Alexandria.

Grenfell firefighter: 'I carried girl down nine floors'

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 19:09
Firefighter Harry Bettinson was still on probation at the time of the Grenfell Tower fire.

Plan to teach all children first aid

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 18:40
It comes after an inquiry into the Manchester bombing found that many adults lacked life-saving skills.

PM begins two-day visit to NI in Belleek, Fermanagh

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 18:28
The prime minister meets businesses along the Irish border at the beginning of a two-day trip to Northern Ireland.

Poundworld to disappear from the High Street

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 18:09
The collapse means all 335 stores will have closed by 10 August with the loss of 5,100 jobs.

Ipswich school converts a helicopter into a classroom

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 18:08
A school's site manager came up with the idea after watching a television programme.

Could this 'biodegradable bag' cut plastic pollution?

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 18:01
A British company says their bags biodegrade to nothing, but not everyone is convinced.

The dramatic effect of the UK heatwave

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 17:58
The recent hot weather has seen waterfalls dry up and lush, green grass turn yellow.

Tour de France: Geraint Thomas wins back-to-back stages to retain yellow jersey

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 17:47
Geraint Thomas wins his second Tour de France stage in a row to extend his yellow jersey lead as Sky team-mate Chris Froome finishes fourth.

Is it ever acceptable for social workers to ignore their clients?

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 17:30
An Instagram post from Humans of New York has led social workers to explain why they would ignore clients.

Scottish wildcat: 'Rarest kittens' in the world rescued

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 17:28
Two orphaned Scottish wildcat kittens have been rescued, giving hope to an endangered species.

Parents queue up overnight for Cardiff school breakfast club

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 17:24
One mum queued outside a Cardiff school from 03:30 BST to get one of the 100 breakfast club places.

Brexit: What do the EU's 'no deal' preparations say?

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 16:12
The EU has issued a 16-page document outlining the preparations for deal or no deal.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic on Pogba, Rooney, leaving Man Utd and that debut goal for LA Galaxy

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 16:00
Zlatan Ibrahimovic speaks to BBC Sport about Paul Pogba, Wayne Rooney, leaving Manchester United and that debut goal for LA Galaxy.

The Open 2018: Jordan Spieth fades, Kevin Kisner leads, Justin Rose well back

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 15:54
Defending champion Jordan Spieth's late collapse leaves him five shots behind early leader Kevin Kisner on the opening day of The Open.

Tory chief whip Julian Smith under fire in pairing row

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 15:39
Julian Smith faces pressure after an MP was told to break a pact and take part in a key Brexit vote.

The Open 2018: The shot 'bordering on ridiculous' - Kiradech Aphibarnrat holes out from fairway

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 15:27
Thailand's Kiradech Aphibarnrat holes a remarkable shot from the fairway on the 17th hole on the opening day of the 2018 Open Championship at Carnoustie.

Lowestoft 'Thomas the Tank' land train stolen

Thu, 07/19/2018 - 15:22
The land train has a blue "locomotive" with a Thomas the Tank Engine face and two carriages.