Grenfell Tower: Inquiry opens with tribute to stillborn baby

Grenfell Tower: Inquiry opens with tribute to stillborn baby


Grenfell Tower: Inquiry opens with tribute to stillborn baby

Posted: 21 May 2018 09:05 AM PDT

A father who lost his unborn son is among those remembering loved ones who died in the fire.

Grenfell Tower insulation 'never passed fire safety test'

Posted: 21 May 2018 09:00 AM PDT

The insulation used to refurbish Grenfell should never have been on the building, BBC Panorama finds.

Ken Livingstone to quit Labour amid anti-Semitism row

Posted: 21 May 2018 10:44 AM PDT

The ex-London mayor, suspended over anti-Semitism claims, says he is "sorry for offence he caused".

Royal Wedding 2018: Harry and Meghan release official photos

Posted: 21 May 2018 08:57 AM PDT

The whole bridal party join the newly-weds in three official photographs from their big day.

US vows 'strongest sanctions in history' on Iran

Posted: 21 May 2018 10:13 AM PDT

The top US diplomat says the measures will leave Iran "battling to keep its economy alive".

Woman drives car through half marathon in Plymouth

Posted: 21 May 2018 07:23 AM PDT

Plymouth MP Luke Pollard said it was "very silly" in light of terror attacks where cars were used as weapons.

Royal wedding 2018: Guests sell gift bags online

Posted: 21 May 2018 06:49 AM PDT

Auctions for the bags can be found on the website eBay, with some listings reaching more than £1,000.

Great Northern, Southern, Thameslink and Northern trains cancelled and delayed

Posted: 21 May 2018 10:20 AM PDT

Disruption for passengers as Great Northern, Thameslink, Southern and Northern overhaul services.

Speaker John Bercow admits muttering word 'stupid'

Posted: 21 May 2018 09:36 AM PDT

Speaker John Bercow says he respects all his colleagues, including Commons leader Andrea Leadsom.

Germ clue to childhood cancer

Posted: 21 May 2018 10:00 AM PDT

Early exposure to microbes may help protect children against a type of leukaemia.

Manchester bombing survivors' choir: Coping through music

Posted: 21 May 2018 09:06 AM PDT

A group of survivors from the Manchester attack have formed a choir to help them cope with the trauma.

BBC presenter Rachael Bland reveals 'incurable' cancer

Posted: 21 May 2018 08:00 AM PDT

Cancer blogger Rachael Bland says she is now a 'lab rat', as her hopes rest on clinical trials.

Hugh Grant to marry for the first time

Posted: 21 May 2018 03:53 AM PDT

Paddington 2 and Four Weddings star Hugh Grant is to marry his partner Anna Eberstein.

Royal profiles give up little-known nuggets

Posted: 21 May 2018 08:50 AM PDT

As the Duchess of Sussex is welcomed into the Royal Family, we spotted these facts in their profiles.

RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2018: In pictures

Posted: 21 May 2018 08:47 AM PDT

Pictures from the launch of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Actress gets China talking about periods

Posted: 21 May 2018 05:15 AM PDT

Angelababy was trolled for "special treatment" on a TV show but she later revealed she was menstruating.

The Handmaid's Tale: Series 2 is 'a harrowing showstopper'

Posted: 21 May 2018 05:39 AM PDT

As the second series airs on Channel 4, critics and fans are taken aback by the brutal scenes.

What it was like to play at the royal wedding

Posted: 21 May 2018 07:01 AM PDT

Sheku Kanneh-Mason tells Newsbeat about his experience performing at the biggest wedding of the year.

What happens when lava meets the sea

Posted: 21 May 2018 02:05 AM PDT

BBC correspondent Chris Buckler explains what happens when lava flow meets the sea.

Grenfell family 'unpacking our old life'

Posted: 20 May 2018 10:01 PM PDT

The Gomes family have been sent their possessions that survived the fire.

Female drag queen says 'gender is a performance'

Posted: 21 May 2018 03:29 AM PDT

Ginger Tart is among a growing number of female drag artists "subverting and challenging gender rules".

Lost photos of an old New York summer

Posted: 20 May 2018 04:26 PM PDT

Almost 3,000 newly-discovered photos show New Yorkers having fun during the city's darkest days.

Paper review: 'Mega party' and 'Meghan's manifesto'

Posted: 20 May 2018 10:42 PM PDT

The papers report on details of the royal wedding after-party and look at what Meghan will do next.

'We lost our sons to the same monster'

Posted: 20 May 2018 09:49 PM PDT

The mothers of a Manchester attack victim and a killed IS fighter have become great friends.

Kiev Liverpool fan opens home ahead of Champions League final

Posted: 20 May 2018 08:56 PM PDT

Yuriy is one of the local fans embarrassed about hotel prices in the city ahead of the Champions League final.

Iran sanctions: Does US 'Plan B' on Iran risk war?

Posted: 21 May 2018 10:17 AM PDT

Washington's apparent aim of bringing down Iran's government through sanctions may backfire.

Royal Wedding 2018: The story behind Stand By Me

Posted: 21 May 2018 08:51 AM PDT

The history and meaning of the 'civil rights anthem' sung by the Kingdom Choir at the royal wedding.

Murder and fraud: What happened to Carole Packman?

Posted: 20 May 2018 05:25 PM PDT

The Parole Board is reviewing whether to free Russell Causley, who has never revealed where his wife's body is.

Jameela Jamil was told she was 'too ethnic' to make it in the US

Posted: 20 May 2018 04:37 PM PDT

The British presenter-turned-actress talks about body image, equal pay and the #MeToo movement.

Abramovich: What's an investor visa?

Posted: 21 May 2018 09:00 AM PDT

Last year, 355 investor visas were approved.

'Permanent' interstellar visitor found

Posted: 21 May 2018 05:11 AM PDT

An asteroid from beyond our Solar System has been orbiting near Jupiter for billions of years, scientists say.

Pepe's story: How I survived Spanish flu

Posted: 20 May 2018 04:14 PM PDT

José Ameal is believed to be the oldest Spanish survivor of the pandemic which followed World War I.

Why North Korea is destroying its nuclear test site

Posted: 20 May 2018 04:32 PM PDT

Kim Jong-un's pledge is a step towards ending the nuclear programme but isn't 'denuclearisation'

Reality Check: Are clothes moths on the rise?

Posted: 20 May 2018 05:37 PM PDT

It's claimed that clothes moths are on the increase - but is there evidence to back this up?

'I found my call in life at that airport'

Posted: 20 May 2018 04:16 PM PDT

The language classes multi-millionaire who started out in business doing telesales via a public phone at an airport.

Champions League final: Liverpool can overcome Real Madrid's experience - Klopp

Posted: 21 May 2018 07:16 AM PDT

Jurgen Klopp believes his Liverpool side's "desire, attitude and work-rate" can help them beat "experienced" 12-time European champions Real Madrid.

Paul Gustard: Harlequins name England defence coach as new head of rugby

Posted: 21 May 2018 05:36 AM PDT

Premiership side Harlequins name England defence coach Paul Gustard as their new head of rugby.

Shaun Wane: Wigan Warriors coach to leave club at end of 2018 season

Posted: 21 May 2018 02:13 AM PDT

Wigan Warriors head coach Shaun Wane will leave the Super League club at the end of the 2018 season.

Vegas Golden Knights on verge of history after reaching NHL finals in debut season

Posted: 21 May 2018 02:44 AM PDT

A team of "misfits" given odds of 500-1 to win the title at the start of their debut season are on the verge of making history after reaching the NHL finals.

England v Pakistan: Jos Buttler says recall 'feels like another debut'

Posted: 21 May 2018 06:09 AM PDT

England batsman Jos Buttler says his recall to the side for the first Test against Pakistan "feels like another debut".

Stephen Thompson v Darren Till: BBC to broadcast UFC fight live for first time

Posted: 21 May 2018 02:09 AM PDT

BBC Radio 5 live sports extra will broadcast a UFC event live for the first time with coverage of Stephen Thompson v Darren Till.

World Cup countdown: David Beckham sent off against Argentina in 1998

Posted: 20 May 2018 10:19 PM PDT

With 24 days to go until the World Cup, BBC Sport looks back to France '98, when David Beckham was sent off for kicking out at Diego Simeone.

County Lines: Why drug phenomenon has hit Wales so hard

Posted: 15 May 2018 10:56 PM PDT

Why Wales is being hit so hard by the drugs phenomenon that became a national issue virtually overnight.

'I hated myself for Abu Ghraib abuse'

Posted: 16 May 2018 02:17 PM PDT

One of the soldiers convicted in the Abu Ghraib scandal talks about its legacy.

'My lovely dad tried to kill me'

Posted: 15 May 2018 04:25 PM PDT

Robyn Hollingworth was just 25 when she left her job in London to help care for her dad who had early-onset Alzheimer's.

The secret executions in Europe's 'last dictatorship'

Posted: 14 May 2018 04:02 PM PDT

Those on death row in Belarus know they will be executed but never when - and then no-one will be told.

What has #MeToo actually changed?

Posted: 11 May 2018 05:12 PM PDT

The #MeToo movement has shifted Hollywood's power dynamics - but what's changed for the rest of us?