Advertisements

Main News

How familial DNA trapped a murderer for the first time

Image copyright Family photo Image caption Gladys Godfrey was raped and murdered in her bungalow in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire The pioneering technique used to identify a British widow’s sadistic killer has led to hundreds of crimes…

Advertisements


The Bodyguard: Meet the real-life close protection officer

Detective Chief Inspector Steve Ray has protected heads of state and government in his work as a close protection officer. He lists communication and negotiation as key skills for the job, as well as the…


Life as a medical photographer at Addenbrooke’s Hospital

A medical photographer has spoken to the BBC about her career capturing images of disease, injury, surgery and occasionally death. Martha Whiffen, 27, is based at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge and has won a number…


Reports of frauds on the elderly are ‘tip of iceberg’

Image copyright PA Fraudsters scammed nearly 49,000 older people across the UK in the past year, equivalent to almost six reports every hour, a BBC investigation has found. The total number of reports has nearly…


Newspaper headlines: Labour on EU vote and ‘snap election plot’

By BBC News Staff Image caption The Observer leads with its interview with Labour deputy leader Tom Watson, who said the party should be ready to back another Brexit vote if party members want one….


Anthony Joshua stops Alexander Povetkin to retain world heavyweight titles

Anthony Joshua delivered a stunning finish to stop a game Alexander Povetkin and retain his world heavyweight titles at Wembley Stadium. The IBF, WBO and WBA champion, criticised in some quarters for failing to finalise…


Labour ‘must listen’ to members on people’s vote, says Tom Watson

Image copyright PA Labour should be prepared to back demands for a new Brexit referendum, deputy leader Tom Watson has said. He told the Observer he would prefer Brexit to be debated in an election…


Sky: Comcast outbids Fox with £30bn bid for broadcaster

Image copyright HBO Image caption Game of Thrones is one of Sky’s most popular shows US cable giant Comcast has submitted the winning bid in the auction for broadcaster Sky, valuing the company at more…


Co-op to replace plastic bags with compostable carriers

Image copyright Co-op Image caption The bags will cost 5p and double as a compostable bag for food waste Compostable bags are to replace single-use plastic bags in more than half of Co-op stores, the…


%d bloggers like this: