Winter Olympics: Billy Morgan wins Great Britain’s record fifth medal in Pyeongchang

Winter Olympics: Billy Morgan wins Great Britain’s record fifth medal in Pyeongchang

Media playback is not supported on this device GB’s Morgan seals big air bronze after ‘very precious’ third run Billy Morgan won bronze in the men’s snowboarding big air to secure Great Britain their highest medal tally in Winter Olympics history. The medal for Morgan, 28, is Team GB’s fifth in Pyeongchang, taking them past […]

UK weather: Spring ‘postponed’ as cold snap hits UK

UK weather: Spring ‘postponed’ as cold snap hits UK

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Snowfall brought by Storm Doris in 2017 brought travel disruption Britain is set for the coldest February week in five years as freezing air arrives from Russia. The cold snap will affect the whole of the UK from Sunday night with temperatures expected to drop to -8C in some […]

Louella Michie Bestival death: Man charged with manslaughter

Louella Michie Bestival death: Man charged with manslaughter

Image copyright Zoe Barling/PA Wire Image caption Louella Michie was found dead in a wooded area on the edge of the festival site A man has been charged over the death of a 25-year-old woman at Bestival. Louella Fletcher-Michie, the daughter of Holby City actor John Michie, was found dead in woods on the edge […]

Operation Sanctuary review finds adult abuse ‘extensive’

Operation Sanctuary review finds adult abuse ‘extensive’

Image copyright Northumbria Police Image caption Eighteen people were jailed for their involvement in the sexual abuse of vulnerable young women in Newcastle Vulnerable women are most likely being “extensively” abused across the UK and ministers need to urgently review sex exploitation laws, a report says. David Spicer led a review in the wake of […]

Stephen Fry recovering from prostate cancer surgery

Stephen Fry recovering from prostate cancer surgery

Media captionStephen Fry: “It’s a bit of a business having an operation like that” Stephen Fry is recovering from surgery for prostate cancer and said “it all seemed to go pretty well”. The broadcaster, who had his operation in early January, said on his website: “They took the prostate out,” adding: “So far as we […]

KFC’s apology for running out of chicken is pretty cheeky

KFC’s apology for running out of chicken is pretty cheeky

Image copyright PA KFC has apologised to its customers for running out of chicken – in a pretty cheeky way. The fast-food chain took out a full page ad in the Sun and Metro newspapers which shows an empty bucket of chicken with crumbs spilling out. Instead of having KFC logo on the side, the […]

Aid organisations ‘truly sorry’ for sector’s failings

Aid organisations ‘truly sorry’ for sector’s failings

Image copyright Reuters Twenty-two aid organisations have said they are “truly sorry” for the sector’s failings in the wake of allegations of sexual misconduct by workers. In a letter signed by chief executives, charities including Save the Children UK and Oxfam GB vowed to do more to protect those they were set up to help. […]

Rugby rape trial: Jackson ‘horrified’ by claim

Rugby rape trial: Jackson ‘horrified’ by claim

Image copyright PACEMAKER Image caption ‘If she didn’t want to be there, I would never have stopped her,’ said Paddy Jackson A court has been told that Ulster and Ireland rugby player Paddy Jackson said he was “shocked and horrified” when police put a rape allegation to him. In an interview at Musgrave police station […]

Jonathan Udall dies after Grand Canyon helicopter crash

Jonathan Udall dies after Grand Canyon helicopter crash

A fourth British tourist has died following a helicopter crash in the Grand Canyon 12 days ago while on his honeymoon. Jonathan Udall, who is in his 30s and from Brighton, has been in hospital in Las Vegas since the accident on 10 February. His family has been told of his death. Mr Udall’s wife, […]

Drug errors cause appalling harm and deaths, says Hunt

Drug errors cause appalling harm and deaths, says Hunt

Image copyright Getty Images Drug errors cause appalling levels of harm and deaths, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt says, as new data suggests millions of mistakes are being made. GPs, pharmacists, hospitals and care homes may be making 237 million errors a year – the equivalent of a mistake made for every five drugs handed out. […]