From myth-busting, to celebrating, to hilarious jokes, the LGBTQ+ community has been taking over social media.
More than a third of teachers say PE time has been cut for 14- to 16-year-olds in the past five years. Sport England is launching a £13.5m scheme to train 17,000 teachers in delivering PE and sport in school, after research found that almost 20% of secondary students hated PE lessons. With more than
Campaigners say the figures cast doubt on the ability of juries to provide equal access to justice for all rape complainants, regardless of the age of their alleged attacker. The crisis engulfing the criminal justice system over its approach to rape cases is revealed by startling figures that show less
Comcast is little known in the UK but is a major media force in the US. Why has Comcast bid £30bn for Sky? Traditional media companies are increasingly concerned about the threat from tech and streaming video companies such as Netflix.
A man has been arrested at the visitors' entrance to Queen Elizabeth's Buckingham Palace residence for possession of a taser, London's Metropolitan Police said on Sunday. "Police were called at 12:47hrs on Sunday, 23 September to a report of a man detained by security staff at the visitor
A man has been arrested at Buckingham Palace on suspicion of possessing a firearm, police have said. Officers were called to the palace's visitor entrance just before 1pm on Sunday, where the man had already been stopped by security staff. The man, 38, was arrested on suspicion of possessing a
A man was detained by security staff at the visitor entrance to Buckingham Palace. A man has been arrested outside Buckingham Palace on suspicion of possessing a firearm. The 38-year-old was arrested on suspicion of having a Taser, and was taken into custody at a police station in central London.
Field said the cuts were behind increases in food bank use and destitution. Spending on welfare benefits for the UK’s poorest families will have shrunk by nearly a quarter after a decade of austerity, according to new figures highlighting the plunge in living standards experienced by the worst-off.
Some universities across the UK held their orientation for new students this week – here are the funniest tweets.
The loss of their 15-year-old daughter who died following a severe allergic reaction is "a daily battle and the pain is indescribable", her family have said. Natasha Ednan-Laperouse's father's efforts when she collapsed during their flight from Heathrow to Nice in 2016 were sadly not
Police have appealed for the public's help to find a mother and her son who have gone missing in the London borough of Greenwich. The Metropolitan Police, which is "growing increasingly concerned" for the pair, has described Ms Dedman as white and about 5ft 8in tall with long, brown hair
British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Sunday he would back a second Brexit referendum if his Labour Party votes to pursue the move, heaping pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May, whose plans for a divorce deal with the EU have hit an impasse. Corbyn, a veteran eurosceptic, has resisted growing
A Briton who claims to be a pharmacist from Birmingham has been detained in Syria on suspicion of being a member of Islamic State. The man, who said his name was Anwar Miah, was reportedly seized by Kurdish forces near the Iraqi border. Footage showing him wearing a blindfold and being questioned by
Volunteering can be a really effective way of overcoming loneliness. According to the Campaign to End Loneliness, a commission originally set up by MP Jo Cox in 2016, loneliness can be as damaging as smoking 15 cigarettes a day. Having healthy social networks, on the other hand, can decrease risk of
Jeremy Corbyn has said he will "obviously be bound" by what Labour members decide on a second Brexit referendum, amid growing calls for him to back the idea. The debate on whether the party should come out in favour of a vote on the terms of the exit deal Britain manages to strike with the
Jeremy Corbyn has said Labour would be prepared to vote down Theresa May’s final Brexit deal this autumn in an attempt to force the government back to the negotiating table with Brussels because the party has been concerned about a dilution in workers’ rights and environmental standards. The Labour
EU leaders are fuelling a rise of the far-right because of their refusal to accept democratic decisions like Brexit, Dominic Raab has warned. "I think that's not the kind of language of either statesmanship or friendship, particularly at a summit," Mr Raab told the BBC's Andrew Marr
Raab says suggestions of a general election were ‘for the birds’ and vote was ‘not going to happen’. The Brexit secretary, Dominic Raab, has dismissed claims Theresa May could call a snap general election in the autumn to save her Brexit plans as he played down the chances of the government pivoting