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Protest to be staged in Edinburgh calling for tougher US gun laws

Image copyright US Embassy Image caption Speakers outside the US consulate in Edinburgh will include the brother and sister of Dunblane victim Emma Crozier A demonstration is to be held outside the US consulate in…

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Tuberculosis rates in England fall by third in six years

Image copyright Science Photo Library New figures show rates of tuberculosis (TB) in England have declined by a third in six years, and are currently at their lowest level in 35 years. The data from…


Behind the job: Life as a Formula 1 mechanic

Image copyright Williams F1 If go-kart racers dream of sitting behind the wheel of an F1 car, then you can bet there are plenty of local garage mechanics who fancy tinkering with the same super-machine….


Almost 30,000 lone parent families made homeless in England in 2017

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption Ed Thomas met parents in Oldham who struggle to buy food and basic necessities for their children Almost 30,000 single parent families were made homeless last…


‘I dread going from hospital back to the streets’

The Pathway charity is working with the National Health Service to try and reduce homelessness. A smartphone film by Dougal Shaw and Ammar Ebrahim for BBC World Hacks. Like, Share, Engage. To learn more about…


England fans arrested in Amsterdam

Dutch police said the majority of the fans arrested had been “disrupting public order” Ninety England fans were arrested in Amsterdam on Friday after travelling to the Dutch city for the national side’s friendly against…


World Cup ‘trip of lifetime’ hit by nerve agent row

Political tensions between the UK and Russia after the Salisbury nerve agent attack could force some England football fans to alter their travel plans for this summer’s FIFA World Cup. Some reports suggest ticket sales…



‘It wasn’t Russia’: Ambassador writes to Salisbury cop

Russia’s ambassador has written to the police officer treated in hospital after the Salisbury attack, wishing him a “full recovery” and assuring him Russia had “nothing to do with this reckless incident”. Detective Sergeant Nick…


Netherlands 0-1 England

Jesse Lingard’s goal was his first for England in nine appearances Jesse Lingard’s first international goal extended England’s unbeaten run to seven games and gave them a deserved friendly victory against the Netherlands in Amsterdam….


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