By Wesley Hudson

Friday 17 May 2019

Friday 17 May 2019

Birds

First raven chicks born at Tower of London in 30 years

First raven chicks born at Tower of London in 30 years

Raven chicks have been born at the Tower of London for the first time in 30 years.

Louvre

Louvre architect dies aged 102

Louvre architect dies aged 102

The architect behind the Louvre’s iconic glass triangle has died.

Victoria wood

Memorial to Victoria Wood to be unveiled in Bury

Memorial to Victoria Wood to be unveiled in Bury

A statue of Victoria Wood will be unveiled in her home town of Bury today.

Wednesday 15 May 2019

Wednesday 15 May 2019

Man jailed for eight years after mowing down soldier

Man jailed for eight years after mowing down soldier

Man jailed for eight years after mowing down soldier

A motorist was jailed for eight years on Wednesday for leaving a serving soldier with life changing injuries after mowing him down in Leeds.

Cats and picnics mentioned more times on TV than climate change

Cats and picnics mentioned more times on TV than climate change

Cats and picnics mentioned more times on TV than climate change

Climate change was mentioned on British TV less times in a year than cats, picnics and cake, analysis has found.

Hard decision making in the UK

Having a child is life's biggest decision, says survey

Having a child is life's biggest decision, says survey

Deciding whether or not to have a child is one of life’s biggest choices, a study revealed.

Facebook revamps livestreaming policy after Christchurch attack

Facebook revamps livestreaming policy after Christchurch attack

Facebook has issued a “one strike” policy for users breaking the rules of its livestreaming feature, following the mosque terror attack in New Zealand.

William Hill advert banned from Tinder

William Hill advert banned from Tinder for linking gambling to sex

William Hill advert banned from Tinder for linking gambling to sex

An ad for betting firm William Hill seen on the dating app Tinder has been banned for linking gambling to sexual success.

Tuesday 14 May 2019

Tuesday 14 May 2019

Housing minister criticised for having four ovens in his home

Housing minister criticised for having four ovens in his home

Housing minister criticised for having four ovens in his home

James Brokenshire has been criticised for having four ovens in his kitchen, with one critic saying he had more ovens than affordable houses being built in his area last year.

Man caught posting pictures to Instagram from prison

Man caught posting pictures to Instagram from prison

Man caught posting pictures to Instagram from prison

A man has been caught posting photos of himself to Instagram from prison.

Police are not treating Steve Dymond's death as suspicious

Jeremy Kyle Show guest 'took own life'

Jeremy Kyle Show guest 'took own life'

ITV has been urged to cancel The Jeremy Kyle Show following the apparent suicide of a guest.

Monday 13 May 2019

Monday 13 May 2019

Tributes pour in after death of Hollywood Actress Doris Day

Tributes pour in after death of Hollywood icon Doris Day

Tributes pour in after death of Hollywood icon Doris Day

The film star died aged 97 at her home in California.

Primary school football team photo recreated 40 years later

Primary school football team recreate photo 40 years later

Primary school football team recreate photo 40 years later

A group of middle-aged men have recreated their primary school football team photo after tracking down former teammates on social media.

Prolonged screen time can increase eye problems, say researchers

Prolonged screen time can increase eye problems, says researchers

Eye problems experienced by millions of Britons could be due to a lack of blinking when looking at screens, research has revealed.

Campaigners fight for gender equal Viking festival

Gender equality row over male-only Viking festival

Gender equality row over male-only Viking festival

A Shetland Islands festival has come under fire from campaigners for not allowing women to take part.

Danny Baker receives standing ovation at first show after firing

Danny Baker receives standing ovation at first show after firing

Danny Baker received a standing ovation after his first live show since he was fired from the BBC for a posting a "racist" tweet.

Friday 10 May 2019

Friday 10 May 2019

Man who wanted to “kill English pigs" at theatre walks free

Man who threatened to 'kill English pigs' at theatre walks free

Man who threatened to 'kill English pigs' at theatre walks free

A man who threatened to stab audience members at The Royal Shakespeare Theatre was spared jail this week.

eBay user attempts to sell 'genuine Cornish air'

eBay user attempts to sell 'genuine Cornish air'

A jar of ‘genuine Cornish sea air’ has been put up for auction on eBay by an opportunistic seller.

Church 'marking its own homework' with internal abuse reporting

Church 'marking its own homework' with internal abuse reporting

A child protection campaigner has claimed the Pope’s announcement of internally reporting child abuse in the Catholic Church will not help to prevent the crimes.

Over £185 of accessories sitting in Britons' jewellery boxes

Over £185 of accessories sitting in Britons' jewellery boxes

Over six billion pounds worth of unworn jewellery is sitting in boxes in the UK, according to research.

Diversity in Highland Games not financially motivated say officials

Increasing diversity in Highland Games 'not financially motivated'

Increasing diversity in Highland Games 'not financially motivated'

Officials have announced they will create further opportunities for female athletes in the games, and refuted claims the move is financially motivated.

Thursday 9 May 2019

Thursday 9 May 2019

Gang jailed for 43 years over £10m fraud

Gang jailed for 43 years over £10m fraud

Seven fraudsters have been jailed for a total of more than 43 years for hacking into email accounts to steal more than £10million pounds from victims in the UK and abroad.

David Beckham given six month driving bn for using mobile

David Beckham given six month driving ban for using mobile

David Beckham given six month driving ban for using mobile

David Beckham received a six month driving ban for using his mobile phone while driving.

One in five police workers suffer from PTSD, study finds

One in five police workers suffer from PTSD, study finds

An “alarming” amount of UK police officers and staff suffer from some form of post-traumatic stress disorder, a new study suggests.

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