House of Fraser bought by Sports Direct for £90m

House of Fraser bought by Sports Direct for £90m


House of Fraser bought by Sports Direct for £90m

Posted: 10 Aug 2018 06:59 AM PDT

Sports Direct's Mike Ashley promises to turn House of Fraser into the "Harrods of the High Street".

Muslim convert admits London Oxford Street terror plot

Posted: 10 Aug 2018 09:14 AM PDT

Lewis Ludlow, 26, hoped to kill up to 100 people by driving a van into pedestrians on Oxford Street.

Ben Stokes trial: Man tried to 'restrain player from attacking friend'

Posted: 10 Aug 2018 08:00 AM PDT

Ryan Ali is on trial with England player Ben Stokes accused of fighting outside a Bristol nightclub.

Trump doubles metal tariffs on Turkey as lira falls by 20%

Posted: 10 Aug 2018 10:12 AM PDT

The Turkish lira falls 20% as Mr Trump announces a doubling of metal tariffs on the Nato ally.

Shreyas Royal: Child chess prodigy's family can stay in UK

Posted: 10 Aug 2018 09:05 AM PDT

Shreyas Royal has been dubbed Britain's "greatest chess prospect in a generation".

Bristol bus firm sorry after driver told woman to remove niqab

Posted: 10 Aug 2018 09:28 AM PDT

The woman says the First Bus driver told her "this world is dangerous" in his demand to see her face.

Yemen war: Saudis to probe air strike child deaths

Posted: 10 Aug 2018 08:46 AM PDT

At least 29 children died in the air strike on a bus in a Houthi rebel stronghold in Yemen.

London bridge over puddled water: Flooded road crossed with chairs

Posted: 10 Aug 2018 07:55 AM PDT

Footage shared online shows passengers building the a chair bridge across a flooded walkway.

Fredericton shooting: Four dead including two police in Canada

Posted: 10 Aug 2018 07:41 AM PDT

At least four people including two police officers die in a shooting in Fredericton, New Brunswick.

Ryanair strike: One in six flights cancelled in pilot walkout

Posted: 10 Aug 2018 04:08 AM PDT

Strike in five European countries will affect about 400 flights, one in six of the airline's services.

Monkey Dust drug use 'an epidemic', emergency workers warn

Posted: 10 Aug 2018 07:22 AM PDT

Staffordshire Police has dealt with 950 calls related to the drug in the last three months.

Stop and account: 'Stopped under a police power I'd never heard of'

Posted: 10 Aug 2018 09:42 AM PDT

Samuel Eni says he was a victim of prejudice after he was stopped by police under stop and account.

Roath Park's rare Chinese tree flowers in heatwave

Posted: 10 Aug 2018 06:08 AM PDT

It is the first time the flowers have appeared since the tree was planted more than 100 years ago.

Dad 'marks' schools boss's holiday fine letter

Posted: 10 Aug 2018 01:42 AM PDT

Daniel Moore was sent a misspelt letter fining him for taking his kids on a term-time holiday.

Quiz: Who did Diddy spend a childhood holiday with?

Posted: 09 Aug 2018 04:54 PM PDT

It's the weekly news quiz - have you been paying attention to what's been going on in the world over the past seven days?

'The Little Old Ones': Belgium's retirement home for elderly animals

Posted: 10 Aug 2018 06:58 AM PDT

Cats, dogs and other animals can live out their final days in peace in this unusual care home.

Hala Shiha: Egyptian actress returns without the hijab

Posted: 10 Aug 2018 07:06 AM PDT

Egyptian actress Hala Shiha, who retired in 2005, marks her comeback on social media.

The Meg: the myth, the legend (the science)

Posted: 10 Aug 2018 08:33 AM PDT

What to we really know about the giant prehistoric shark reincarnated by Hollywood?

Kheris Rogers: The 11 year old girl who beat the skin colour bullies

Posted: 09 Aug 2018 01:28 PM PDT

Kheris, 11, was regularly driven to tears by teasing but now she's got a positive message for others.

WWE: Renee Young to be first female commentator on Raw

Posted: 10 Aug 2018 04:11 AM PDT

Renee Young will become the first woman to commentate on a full episode of Monday Night Raw.

Meet the 'end-of-life doulas' guiding people to their death

Posted: 09 Aug 2018 06:26 PM PDT

Terminally ill people are seeking out end-of-life doulas to prepare them and their families for death.

Denmark burka ban: Designer protests at Copenhagen Fashion Week

Posted: 10 Aug 2018 03:38 AM PDT

Reza Etamadi used models in burkas and niqabs in his fashion show just days after the Denmark law passed.

Can you speed-read these news stories?

Posted: 09 Aug 2018 04:11 PM PDT

The BBC is experimenting with a way of delivering the news more quickly.

Charlottesville: 'They were literally coming to kill us'

Posted: 09 Aug 2018 01:48 PM PDT

Last summer the far-right descended on Charlottesville. We revisited that weekend with those involved.

House of Fraser: Five things that went wrong

Posted: 10 Aug 2018 02:08 AM PDT

Department store chain House of Fraser has finally lost its battle to stay afloat. So what went wrong?

Reality Check: What could Brexit mean for the Premier League?

Posted: 10 Aug 2018 09:41 AM PDT

Would 25% of Premier League players fail to get work permits if EU players were treated the same as non-EU ones?

HQ Trivia's Sharon Carpenter says she faced 'blatant racism'

Posted: 09 Aug 2018 04:59 PM PDT

HQ Trivia's Sharon Carpenter on how hip-hop helped her beat her shyness to present live TV.

Turkey's lira crisis explained

Posted: 10 Aug 2018 06:55 AM PDT

The Turkish currency has nosedived since January and, unsurprisingly, tourists are taking advantage.

Theresa May and the art of the curtsy

Posted: 09 Aug 2018 11:18 AM PDT

Etiquette experts give the low-down on how to curtsy in front of a royal.

How smallpox claimed its final victim

Posted: 09 Aug 2018 06:22 PM PDT

How did British medical worker Janet Parker become the world's last victim of smallpox?

Premier League season returns: What to look out for in 2018-19

Posted: 09 Aug 2018 04:48 PM PDT

The new Premier League season starts on Friday as Manchester United host Leicester City - so what can we expect?

How young and old would vote on Brexit now

Posted: 09 Aug 2018 04:56 PM PDT

Differences across the generations over Brexit appear to be becoming even more pronounced.

Modern slavery in the UK: 'They could be sat right in front of you'

Posted: 09 Aug 2018 10:52 PM PDT

A new BBC documentary shows the first successful UK prosecution of modern slaves working in nail bars.

Why Friends is the UK's top streaming show, 14 years on

Posted: 09 Aug 2018 03:59 PM PDT

The sitcom ended 14 years ago, but it's above recent hits in the UK subscription streaming charts.

England v India: Virat Kohli falls for 24 to Chris Woakes

Posted: 10 Aug 2018 10:23 AM PDT

England's Chris Woakes removes captain Virat Kohli as India collapse on the second day of the second Test at Lord's.

European Championships 2018: Alistair Brownlee misses out on triathlon medal

Posted: 10 Aug 2018 10:10 AM PDT

Great Britain's Alistair Brownlee misses out on a triathlon medal at the European Championships in Scotland.

European Championships 2018: Katarina Johnson-Thompson second in heptathlon with one event to go

Posted: 10 Aug 2018 06:37 AM PDT

Great Britain's Katarina Johnson-Thompson is second in the heptathlon in the European Championships with one event to go, plus athletics heats.

European Championships: Jack Laugher and Chris Mears win diving silver

Posted: 10 Aug 2018 08:43 AM PDT

Jack Laugher just misses out on a third European gold as he and Chris Mears lose by less than a point in the synchronised 3m springboard.