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Sheffield Castlegate: Major excavation project begins

Image caption The dig will focus on where Sheffield’s Castle Market previously stood Excavation work has started in a bid to find out what is left of a castle where Mary Queen of Scots was…

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Llantwit Major community ‘bonding’ over first pride event

A small rural town is set to become one of the first in Wales to host its own pride event. MajorPride in Llantwit Major has been planned to “celebrate the diversity of the community”. Swansea…


NI education system ‘under major strain’

Image caption Budget pressures and increasing pupil numbers are putting schools “under considerable strain” Northern Ireland’s education system is under “considerable strain” and faces “severe financial challenges”, according to a senior civil servant. The Department…


Fields medal: UK refugee’s major maths award stolen

Image copyright Uni Cambridge Image caption Caucher Birkar was born in Iran but now works at the University of Cambridge A Cambridge professor who won of one of the most prestigious prizes in mathematics, the…


‘Major incident’ closes The Alphabet Zoo play centre

Image copyright Google Image caption Police were called to The Alphabet Zoo shortly after 15:00 BST on Tuesday A children’s play centre in Bradford has been closed after what was described as a “major incident”….


The Open 2018: Ash Turner’s journey from cerebral palsy to his first golf major

Ash Turner is ranked 1,969 in the world The 147th Open Championship Venue: Carnoustie, Scotland Dates: 19-22 July Coverage: Live across BBC Radio, highlights on BBC TV and online, live text commentaries on BBC website….


Major sewage pollution incidents increase

Image copyright Environment Agency Image caption Pollution: The worst type of incidents are on the increase Water companies are still not doing enough to protect streams and rivers, the Environment Agency reports. It says whilst…


‘Major incident’ declared after two collapse in Wiltshire

Image copyright PA Image caption Police have cordoned off a number of areas in Amesbury and Salisbury A man and woman feared to have been exposed to an unknown substance are in a critical condition,…


Major investigation after body of Alesha MacPhail, 6, found on Bute

Image copyright Facebook Image caption Alesha MacPhail was reported missing on Monday morning Investigations are continuing on the Isle of Bute after the discovery of a child’s body. Six-year-old Alesha MacPhail was reported missing from…


Winter Hill: Moorland fires declared major incident

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe Winter Hill blaze has spread over Lancashire moorland A major incident has been declared after two “rapidly developing and aggressive” moorland fires merged. Greater Manchester Police…


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