Category: News

Apr 26

Kate Bush pens Emily Bronte tribute for Yorkshire moors memorial

The musician’s words about the Wuthering Heights author will be carved in stone. Source:: BBC News UK

Apr 26

Home Office had migrant removal targets, report shows

The home secretary denies claims staff are told to remove a number of illegal migrants each month. Source:: BBC News UK

Apr 26

Brexit: MPs to debate decision to leave EU customs union

The government has been facing pressure from Brexiteers and was defeated in the House of Lords. Source:: BBC News UK

Apr 26

Can we trust BMI to measure obesity?

Our fat calculator has thrown up a range of questions from people on body mass index. Source:: BBC News UK

Apr 26

School sex abuse: ‘My son was raped on a play date’

Even primary-school-age children are capable of rape, the mother of a victim discovered. Source:: BBC News UK

Apr 26

Drugs ‘used by two in five students’

Drugs are being widely used – but student leaders warn against fines and punishment. Source:: BBC News UK

Apr 26

Primary school mental health counselling may help economy, study says

Research estimates that every £1 spent on one-to-one counselling could earn a societal return of £6.20. Source:: BBC News UK

Apr 26

Dementia risk linked to some medicines

Up to two million people in England take anticholinergics, for depression and Parkinson’s disease. Source:: BBC News UK

Apr 26

NHS needs ‘£50bn extra by 2030’

Top surgeon and ex-minister makes prediction as government considers long-term funding plan. Source:: BBC News UK

Apr 26

Home-schooling in the UK increases 40% over three years

Mental health and avoiding exclusion are among reasons given for removing children from classrooms. Source:: BBC News UK

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