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Sainsbury's to stop sale of disposable barbecues

4 hours 56 min ago
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

4 hours 59 min ago
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

5 hours 5 min ago
George Jack Temperley-Wells is thought to have travelled from Darlington with his mother.

Man charged with murder and attacks around Skye

5 hours 10 min ago
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

5 hours 21 min ago
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

5 hours 38 min ago
Harry Sarkar got bereavement leave and flexible working benefits due to his "odious" lies.

UN alarm as Ukraine nuclear power plant shelled again

5 hours 43 min ago
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

5 hours 57 min ago
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

6 hours 33 min ago
Sheikh Rahimullah Haqqani, who had close ties with the Taliban, was a supporter of girls' education.

In pictures: Heatwaves, drought and wildfires

6 hours 37 min ago
High temperatures and lack of rain continues across Europe, as governments to issue health warnings

Megafire rips through swathes of land near Bordeaux

7 hours 4 min ago
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

7 hours 8 min ago
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

7 hours 47 min ago
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

8 hours 27 min ago
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

8 hours 34 min ago
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

8 hours 58 min ago
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

10 hours 8 min ago
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

10 hours 34 min ago
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?

10 hours 54 min ago
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'

11 hours 6 min ago
Thousands of UK home addresses have been used by crime gangs to register bogus firms, the BBC finds.


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