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Northern: Most cancelled services to resume after timetable disruption

Image copyright Northern Northern rail is reinstating 75% of the services it cancelled after a new timetable led to severe disruption. Last month the firm scrapped 168 services per day in an attempt to relieve…

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Dying young in Stockton – England’s most unequal town

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption‘Seeing my kids cry, that’s horrible’ The life expectancy gap between rich and poor people in England has been widening for nearly two decades. The rich stay…


Novichok: Safety measures at victim Dawn Sturgess’ funeral

Image caption Dawn Sturgess died on 8 July Safety measures will be in place to protect mourners later at the Salisbury funeral of Dawn Sturgess, who died from exposure to the nerve agent Novichok. The…



Millions miss out on seven-day GP access

Image copyright Carl Court/Getty Images More than five million people across England are unable to book an appointment with a GP outside of working hours. BBC analysis of official data shows 10% of registered patients…


A stylishly affordable success story

Image copyright Swoon Image caption Debbie Williamson and Brian Harrison co-founded Swoon in 2012 The BBC’s weekly The Boss series profiles a different business leader from around the world. This week we speak to Debbie…


Rebels at heart: The Beano at 80

Image copyright Alan Richardson Image caption Mike Stirling says all the comic’s best ideas are generated by children The Beano’s “rebellious attitude” has kept it relevant for new generations of readers, the comic has said…




BT loses TV rights for ‘ultimate fighting’ and NBA basketball

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption BT will continue to broadcast UFC until 3 December BT is understood to have lost the rights to broadcast NBA basketball and UFC ultimate fighting after walking away from…


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