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November 2018

Hugh Laurie made a CBE by Prince Charles

Image copyright PA Image caption Hugh Laurie with Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace Actor Hugh Laurie has been made a CBE by the Prince of Wales – the man whose fifth-great-grandfather he played as a…

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Facebook appeals over Cambridge Analytica fine

Facebook has appealed a fine imposed on it by the UK’s data watchdog following the Cambridge Analytica scandal. The social network says that because the regulator found no evidence that UK users’ personal data had…


Beatles forged friends with woman after passport help

Image copyright Special Auction Services Image caption The band were allowed on a flight in 1958 when they didn’t have their passports There aren’t many happy stories which start with someone forgetting their passport before…


NHS apology over miscarriage case ‘distress’ in Elgin

NHS Grampian has been ordered to change its procedures and apologise for its treatment of a woman who had suffered a miscarriage. The woman attended Dr Gray’s in Elgin for an assisted delivery after the…


Scottish minister ‘sorry’ for Jacob Rees-Mogg ‘alien’ jibe

Image copyright EPA/BBC Image caption Mike Russell (right) compared Jacob Rees Mogg (left) to an alien The Scottish government’s Brexit secretary has apologised after likening prominent Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg to an “alien invasion”. Mike…


Sut daeth 9Bach o hyd i’r ‘bachgen oedd yn byw efo cŵn’

Image copyright Real World Records Image caption Ivan Mishukov heddiw, mewn golygfa o fideo 9Bach Fis Mehefin rhyddhawyd ffilm am stori wir bachgen bach o Rwsia fu’n byw gyda theulu o gŵn ar strydoedd Moscow….



M&S knickers display ‘won’t change over feminist concern’

Image caption The juxtaposition has been described as “grossly, grossly offensive” Marks & Spencer has said it won’t change a display suggesting women must have “fancy little knickers”, amid a feminist backlash. The retailer was…


Gosport hospital deaths: Whistleblowers promised support

Image caption More than 450 patients died after being given painkilling drugs at Gosport War Memorial Hospital Changes in how NHS whistleblowers are treated are to be introduced in response to the patient deaths scandal…


Murder arrest over missing man last seen in Cardiff

Image copyright South Wales Police Image caption Mohamed Megherbi has been missing since 9 October A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the disappearance of an Algerian man in Cardiff. Mohamed Megherbi…


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