Divorce law: Ministers plan overhaul to cut 'antagonism'

Divorce law: Ministers plan overhaul to cut 'antagonism'


Divorce law: Ministers plan overhaul to cut 'antagonism'

Posted: 07 Sep 2018 10:03 AM PDT

Potential "landmark moment" hailed as a consultation on "no-fault" divorce is set to be announced.

British Airways boss apologises for 'malicious' data breach

Posted: 07 Sep 2018 04:32 AM PDT

Airline promises compensation as data breach sees personal and financial details of customers compromised.

Syria war: Russia rejects Turkey's calls for Idlib truce

Posted: 07 Sep 2018 10:38 AM PDT

The Russian president dismisses Turkey's calls for a ceasefire to prevent a "bloodbath" in Syria.

Elon Musk smokes marijuana live on web show

Posted: 07 Sep 2018 02:48 AM PDT

The tech entrepreneur was offered a joint by a podcast host during filming.

Zara Tindall on miscarriages: 'It's been a horrible road'

Posted: 07 Sep 2018 03:27 AM PDT

Zara Tindall tells BBC Breakfast about going through two miscarriages and how hard it is for fathers.

Wildlife presenter Kingdom killed by digger

Posted: 07 Sep 2018 07:11 AM PDT

"Unfortunately a legend has been lost", the family of Johnny Kingdom, 79, say in a statement.

Woman and son critically injured in giraffe attack

Posted: 07 Sep 2018 04:31 AM PDT

The British resident and three-year-old remain in hospital following the incident in South Africa.

Class war? 'Posh' end of Oxford street resurfaced

Posted: 07 Sep 2018 02:31 AM PDT

The Tarmac stops where a spiked wall once shielded wealthy residents from a council estate.

New £28m Dumfries school shut on safety grounds

Posted: 07 Sep 2018 08:47 AM PDT

Unions said an interactive whiteboard had fallen on a pupil in a class at the £28m campus in Dumfries.

Leeds rapist sexually assaulted woman in front of her child

Posted: 07 Sep 2018 05:27 AM PDT

Carl Hartley sexually assaulted a woman in front of her child, and raped two others.

Liz Fraser: Carry On actress dies at 88

Posted: 07 Sep 2018 06:48 AM PDT

The actress known for playing "busty blonde" characters dies in hospital following an operation.

Twitter bans Alex Jones and Infowars for abusive behaviour

Posted: 06 Sep 2018 03:13 PM PDT

Twitter follows other tech giants in banning the conspiracy theorist for "abusive behaviour".

Children's party machine gun noise prompts police response

Posted: 06 Sep 2018 01:35 PM PDT

A concerned neighbour mistook the eighth birthday party for something more sinister.

Domino's Pizza tattoos earn some Russians 'free pizza for life'

Posted: 07 Sep 2018 06:22 AM PDT

Domino's Pizza forced to stop 'free pizzas for life' offer after too many people get logo tattoos.

Hawk knocked unconscious during bird chase

Posted: 07 Sep 2018 03:07 AM PDT

The tiny wheatear avoided becoming a meal for the sparrowhawk, which knocked itself out during a chase.

Quiz of the Week: Who's the most stylish?

Posted: 06 Sep 2018 04:32 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?

Spider season: How to tackle an influx of arachnids

Posted: 07 Sep 2018 05:05 AM PDT

Spider season is back, with the numbers of the eight-legged creatures on the rise. How can people tackle the arachnid invasion?

It's Always Sunny star mocks his 'unrealistic' body change

Posted: 07 Sep 2018 05:23 AM PDT

Rob McElhenney jokes about his new physique as the 13th series of his TV show debuts this week.

London Fashion Week to go fur-free for the first time

Posted: 07 Sep 2018 04:14 AM PDT

The event will be the first of the big fashion weeks to get rid of fur completely.

Dorset acrobat quits teaching job to follow her dreams

Posted: 06 Sep 2018 09:08 PM PDT

Haylee-Ann left her teaching job to pursue a career in acrobatics.

Springer spaniel eats 206 pebbles on Barmouth beach

Posted: 07 Sep 2018 03:34 AM PDT

Dilan needed surgery to remove the pebbles after eating them while his owners were on their honeymoon.

Isle of Man wallaby-related police call-outs revealed

Posted: 06 Sep 2018 07:15 PM PDT

From causing a crash to a sea rescue, police have dealt with several cases involving the marsupials.

Belgian weather presenter: I've had enough of racist insults

Posted: 06 Sep 2018 03:58 PM PDT

Belgian weather presenter Cécile Djunga goes public with the racist insults she has received.

Why don't people give up their seats on public transport?

Posted: 06 Sep 2018 05:56 PM PDT

After a breastfeeding mum had to stand on a train, why people tell themselves it's OK not to offer.

British Airways breach: How did hackers get in?

Posted: 07 Sep 2018 04:09 AM PDT

The airline has said how hackers accessed customer data, but there are a variety of possible methods.

'I live in constant fear of my next migraine attack'

Posted: 07 Sep 2018 01:01 AM PDT

Two thirds of migraines sufferers live in fear of an attack occurring, a new survey reveals.

Football Focus viewer 'alerted me to cancer scare'

Posted: 07 Sep 2018 07:55 AM PDT

BBC football expert Mark Lawrenson explains how a viewer provided the "kick up the backside" he needed to get a cancerous blemish on his face checked out.

Burt Reynolds turned down James Bond - and 10 other stars who rejected great roles

Posted: 07 Sep 2018 03:08 AM PDT

Reynolds said that, in hindsight, he regretted passing up the chances to play Bond and Han Solo.

100 Women: The truth behind the 'bra-burning' feminists

Posted: 06 Sep 2018 04:54 PM PDT

Protesting outside Miss America 1968, women threw mops, make-up and bras into a "Freedom Trash Can" - but never set them alight.

Lisa Stansfield: 'If people want me, I'll stick around'

Posted: 06 Sep 2018 05:34 PM PDT

The star reflects on 30 years of hits, why she hated her kiss curl, and whether she'd join Bake Off.

Japan says it's time to allow sustainable whaling

Posted: 06 Sep 2018 04:55 PM PDT

Japan is trying to convince the world the time has come to make commercial whaling legal again.

Does fruit-picker scheme go far enough?

Posted: 06 Sep 2018 05:59 PM PDT

Will the government's pilot scheme for non-EU seasonal workers solve UK farmers' labour shortages?

Are 'swipe left' dating apps bad for our mental health?

Posted: 06 Sep 2018 04:00 PM PDT

Dating apps are hugely popular around the world, but some think they're making many of us unhappy.

Kristina Vogel 'can't walk any more' after injuring spine during crash

Posted: 07 Sep 2018 10:33 AM PDT

Olympic champion Kristina Vogel says she "can't walk any more" after sustaining a serious spinal injury in a crash in June.

England v India: Alastair Cook hits half-century in final Test

Posted: 07 Sep 2018 07:23 AM PDT

Alastair Cook hits a half-century in his final Test but India's bowlers fight back as England close on 198-7 on day one of the fifth Test at The Oval.

England v India: Jonny Bairstow out for a duck as hosts lose three quick wickets

Posted: 07 Sep 2018 09:10 AM PDT

Jonny Bairstow is out for a duck as England lose three quick wickets in the fifth Test against India at The Oval.

US Open 2018: Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic aim for another final in New York

Posted: 06 Sep 2018 09:54 PM PDT

Former champions Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic bid to set up a 53rd meeting with victories in the US Open semi-finals on Friday.

England v Spain: Grassroots coaching to blame for lack of English flair - Chris Waddle

Posted: 07 Sep 2018 02:13 AM PDT

What is preventing England from taking the next step? Chris Waddle looks at the success of Russia 2018 and what changes need to happen for further progress.