Category: News

‘One stroke took my speech away – I think another brought it back’

Four years ago, Peter had a stroke and lost the ability to speak. This year, on the day he had a second stroke, it came back. Source:: BBC News UK

Somebody to love! How Rami Malek became Freddie Mercury

The actor explains the lengths he went to to avoid his portrayal of the Queen star becoming a crude impersonation. Source:: BBC News UK

Street harassment ‘relentless’ for women and girls

MPs call on the government to act, saying the failure to tackle harassment “normalised” it for girls. Source:: BBC News UK

MPs accuse government of complacency over ‘fake news’ on Facebook

The UK government must take urgent action to protect democracy from disinformation, a committee of MPs says. Source:: BBC News UK

Former Newsnight editor: ‘Stop obsessing about gender’

John Morrison says a lot has changed since he edited the flagship BBC news programme from 1987-1990. Source:: BBC News UK

Smart speakers could be speaking Welsh

Smart speakers using Welsh are a key aim in a new Welsh Government technology strategy. Source:: BBC News UK

Vegetarian meat substitutes ‘exceeding salt limits’

One brand of meat-free “bacon” is saltier than Atlantic seawater, according to Action on Salt’s report. Source:: BBC News UK

Amy Schumer uses Meghan pic to announce pregnancy

The comedian announced the news via a friend’s Instagram story, and a photoshopped picture. Source:: BBC News UK

‘Zombies’ wanted for mass dance in Inverness

The event in Inverness’ Victorian Market will mark the close of the ZombieNess festival. Source:: BBC News UK

Highlands and islands on Lonely Planet’s ‘Best in Travel’ list

The Scottish region is named one of the travel guide’s top 10 destinations for 2019. Source:: BBC News UK

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