Brexit: Michael Gove says UK voters can change final deal

Brexit: Michael Gove says UK voters can change final deal

Image copyright EPA Image caption Michael Gove says ‘nothing is agreed until everything is agreed’ Voters can use the next general election to have their say on a final Brexit deal, Michael Gove has said. The environment secretary praised Theresa May’s “tenacity and skill” in securing a last-minute deal to end phase one negotiations on […]

UK snow: Ice could add to travel disruption as temperatures drop

UK snow: Ice could add to travel disruption as temperatures drop

Media captionDrivers face difficult driving conditions across Northern Ireland Snow is continuing to fall in many parts of the UK, amid warnings that icy conditions overnight could cause travel delays and “cut off” some rural areas. The Met Office said snow showers would continue to affect parts of Scotland, Northern Ireland, Wales, northern England and […]

Stormzy is BBC Music’s artist of the year

Stormzy is BBC Music’s artist of the year

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Stormzy made the transition from underground success to household name in 2017 Stormzy has been named artist of the year at the 2017 BBC Music Awards, capping a hugely successful year. The south London MC, whose debut album Gang Signs & Prayer was the first grime record to reach […]

M5 closure: Drivers stuck for hours in freezing temperatures

M5 closure: Drivers stuck for hours in freezing temperatures

Image caption Some motorists said they were stuck on the closed motorway for more than four hours Drivers were left stuck in vehicles for several hours in freezing temperatures as the M5 was shut in both directions. It followed “concerns for the welfare of a man” on a bridge at junction 28, near Cullompton, at […]

Man charged over rocket launcher snowman in Londonderry

Man charged over rocket launcher snowman in Londonderry

Image caption The window display included the message “wishing you an explosive Christmas” A 29-year-old man has been charged after a snowman holding a rocket launcher was painted on the window of a republican support group’s office in Londonderry. The image included the message: “Wishing you an Explosive Christmas.” It appeared at the office of […]

UK weather: Snowfall causes power cuts and travel delays

UK weather: Snowfall causes power cuts and travel delays

Media captionSnowy scenes in parts of the UK Snow is continuing to fall in many parts of the UK, causing power cuts, school closures and travel disruption. The Met Office said snow showers would continue to affect parts of Scotland, Northern Ireland, Wales, northern England and parts of the Midlands. Hundreds of properties have lost […]

Adams family gang member pays back £730,000

Adams family gang member pays back £730,000

Image copyright Central News Image caption Terry Adams had argued it would breach his human rights to pay A former member of one of Britain’s most notorious crime gangs has paid nearly £730,000 to settle a legal battle over his criminal assets. Terry Adams, who was associated with the north London “Adams family”, had claimed […]

Vaginal mesh ban ‘a retrograde step’, surgeons say

Vaginal mesh ban ‘a retrograde step’, surgeons say

Image caption The mesh is made of a type of plastic and surgeons routinely use it in hernia repairs Banning vaginal mesh implants would remove an important treatment for some women suffering from a prolapse, says the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. Many women benefit from the implants and should have a choice, it […]

Snow and ice warnings amid power cuts and school closures

Snow and ice warnings amid power cuts and school closures

Media captionSnowy scenes in parts of the UK Snow is continuing to fall in many parts of the UK, causing power cuts, school closures and travel disruption. The Met Office said “increasingly frequent” snow showers were affecting parts of Scotland, Northern Ireland and northern England. Hundreds of homes and businesses are without power in Scotland […]

PC James Dixon A4 crash: Tribute to ‘perfect mum’

PC James Dixon A4 crash: Tribute to ‘perfect mum’

Image copyright Police handout Image caption Gladys Goodwin was a passenger in a car which collided with PC James Dixon’s motorbike The daughter of a 91-year-old woman who died in a crash which also killed a police officer says she will be “completely lost without her”. Gladys Goodwin was in a car which collided with […]