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Heysham explosion: Man jailed for killing boy, 2, in gas blast

bbc - Wed, 10/05/2022 - 18:57
Two-year-old George Hinds was killed in the Heysham blast caused by Darren Greenham cutting a gas pipe.

Gateshead stabbing: Tomasz Oleszak, 14, named as victim

bbc - Wed, 10/05/2022 - 18:46
Tomasz Oleszak, from Gateshead, was fatally injured in the Springwell Estate on Monday.

Conor Benn in 'adverse' drug test before Chris Eubank Jr fight

bbc - Wed, 10/05/2022 - 18:44
Conor Benn returns an "adverse analytical finding for trace amounts of a fertility drug" before Saturday's fight with Chris Eubank Jr.

Baby names: Oliver knocked off top spot by Noah

bbc - Wed, 10/05/2022 - 18:43
Noah is now the most popular name for boys, while Olivia stays at the top of the list for baby girls.

Mark Drakeford urged to withdraw 'insulting' Covid group comments

bbc - Wed, 10/05/2022 - 18:42
The first minister said a bereaved families group had moved on from wanting a Wales-specific inquiry.

Average two-year mortgage rate highest for 14 years

bbc - Wed, 10/05/2022 - 18:23
A typical two-year fixed rate deal has breached the 6% mark for the first time since November 2008.

Liz Truss speech: PM pledges to get country through 'stormy days'

bbc - Wed, 10/05/2022 - 18:22
Liz Truss admits her economic policies will cause disruption but says "the status quo is not an option".

Worcester Warriors: WRFC Players Ltd wound up in High Court

bbc - Wed, 10/05/2022 - 18:18
WRFC Players Ltd, the payroll arm of Worcester Warriors, is wound up in the High Court in London over money owed to HMRC.

Moving On Up: M People founder livid song was used by PM

bbc - Wed, 10/05/2022 - 18:02
Mike Pickering says the use of his song to introduce Liz Truss at the Tory conference left him "angry".

'Miracle' rescue of horse stuck in septic tank on Skye

bbc - Wed, 10/05/2022 - 17:36
Nikki Veen said her local community on Skye rallied around the rescue of her Irish Cob O'Malley.

Benefits: Who receives them and how much do they cost?

bbc - Wed, 10/05/2022 - 17:24
The government will not commit to increasing benefits in line with rising prices.

Former whisky shop worker returns to buy company

bbc - Wed, 10/05/2022 - 17:02
Entrepreneur Iain McClune is acquiring the firm behind Edinburgh-based retailer Royal Mile Whiskies.

Lost Bristol 'wonder pup' stuns owner after city adventure

bbc - Wed, 10/05/2022 - 16:53
Rescue dog Pip went missing on a walk but managed to navigate the 4.6 miles home.

Fans who solved the clues to unearth musician's new album

bbc - Wed, 10/05/2022 - 16:06
Erland Cooper planted the master tape in peaty soil at a secret location then gave clues to its location.

Ukraine war: Irishman Rory Mason killed fighting for International Legion

bbc - Wed, 10/05/2022 - 15:19
Rory Mason, 23, died while fighting for Ukraine's International Legion near the Russian border.

Steve Thompson: Rugby World Cup winner describes impact of dementia

bbc - Wed, 10/05/2022 - 15:15
Steve Thompson opens up about the impact of early onset dementia on his life, including leading to suicidal thoughts.

Thompson's lost memories of World Cup-winning career

bbc - Wed, 10/05/2022 - 15:09
World Cup winner Steve Thompson unpacks memorabilia from his career he had hidden away after struggling to remember the moments.

MLB: Aaron Judge breaks American League record with 62nd home run of season

bbc - Wed, 10/05/2022 - 14:30
Watch as Aaron Judge of the New York Yankees sets a new American League record with his 62nd home run of the season.

Dolly Parton leads tributes to Loretta Lynn

bbc - Wed, 10/05/2022 - 14:16
"I miss her dearly," says the star, after fellow country singer Loretta Lynn dies at the age of 90.

Elon Musk, Twitter and the mysterious X app

bbc - Wed, 10/05/2022 - 14:12
The story of Musk buying Twitter, and how it began with "X, the everything app".