• 21 September 2018 Related TopicsGrenfell Tower fire Image copyright PA Image caption Firefighters who tackled the Grenfell Tower fire are among those who may have been exposed to toxic fumes Concerns have been raised for Grenfell Tower emergency workers and survivors, especially children, who may have been exposed to toxic fumes and asbestos.Dr Fiona Wilcox called on the NHS to set up a...

  • 21 September 2018 Image copyright Cavendish Press Image caption Graham Benbow was given a six-month sentence, suspended for two years A teacher who drove at a Manchester Airport parking official in a row over drop-off costs has been spared jail by a judge who said the fee was "unjust".Graham Benbow, 55, of Stockton Heath, was given a six-month suspended sentence after admitting dangerous driving...

  • 21 September 2018 Related TopicsLondon violence Image copyright Getty Images Image caption B&M Bargains was handed a court bill of 492,598.53 Retailer B&M Bargains has been fined a record £480,000 for repeatedly selling knives to children as young as 14 in east London.Four teenagers were sent to stores in Barking and Chadwell Heath by police and trading standards officials.In June...

  • 21 September 2018 Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionEmergency services at the Scottish Gas building in GrantonThree people have been taken to hospital after a suspected chemical incident at a Scottish Gas building in Edinburgh.Emergency services were called to the site, at Waterfront Avenue in the Granton area, at 17:15.Paramedics treated 13 people for minor effects, with...

  • By Angus Crawford BBC News 21 September 2018 Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTaylor (not their real name) was groomed on Kik at the age of 13One teen chat app has featured in more than 1,100 child sexual abuse cases in the last five years, the BBC has found.Of 29 police forces that supplied information to the BBC, all but one had child exploitation cases involving...

  • 21 September 2018 Image copyright GOSH Image caption Great Ormond Street Hospital said Prof Bitner-Glindzicz "was a true leader in her field" A genetics professor at Great Ormond Street Hospital has been killed in a bicycle crash in central London.Prof Maria Bitner-Glindzicz's bike collided with a taxi and a stationary vehicle on St John Street in Clerkenwell, London, on Wednesday.The...

  • 21 September 2018 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Harry Uzoka was stabbed in the heart after a row with a fellow model George Koh Three men have been jailed for killing a model in a row over his girlfriend.Harry Uzoka, 25, was stabbed in the heart by fellow model George Koh in west London in January after after he went to settle the dispute.Koh, convicted of murder at the Old Bailey...

  • By Daniel Wainwright BBC News 21 September 2018 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Aaron and Jasper are declining in popularity but Nigel is making a comeback of sorts Hunter and Aurora have joined the top 100 names for baby boys and girls in England and Wales, according to official statistics.Oliver and Olivia remain the most popular names, positions they have held since 2013 and 2016...

  • 21 September 2018 Related TopicsRussian spy poisoning Image copyright Instagram Anna Shapiro Image caption A picture of the Alex King and Anna Shapiro, posted on Ms Shapiro's Instagram account in 2015 A woman taken to a hospital amid fears she had been exposed to the nerve agent Novichok in Salisbury has insisted her concern was genuine and it was no hoax. Anna Shapiro and her husband Alex King...

  • 21 September 2018 comments Related TopicsBrexit Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTheresa May: "I will not overturn result of the referendum"UK Prime Minister Theresa May has said the EU must treat the UK with more "respect" in Brexit negotiations.In a statement at Downing Street she said for EU leaders to reject her plan with no alternative at this "late stage of...

  • 20 September 2018 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption There has been growing concern about the effects of plastic pollution in the world's oceans Compostable cutlery, coffee cups, salad boxes and straws are being introduced in Parliament as it seeks to eliminate "avoidable" single-use plastic by 2019.It has already sold more than 1,000 re-usable cups to MPs, peers, staff and visitors and...

  • 20 September 2018 Image copyright PA Two 15-year-old boys have been arrested on suspicion of planning to carry out far-right terrorism offences in Kent.Police said the pair, both from Ramsgate, were arrested at their home addresses on suspicion of preparing for terrorist acts.Both of the teenagers are being questioned at a police station in the South East.The South East Counter Terrorism Unit...

  • 20 September 2018 Image copyright Google Image caption Presley Stockton drowned at the Hotel Paradise resort while on holiday with his family in Tenerife A four-year-old British boy has drowned in a packed hotel swimming pool while on holiday with his family in Tenerife.Presley Stockton, from Wigan, was found at the four-star Hotel Paradise Park Fun Lifestyle in Los Cristianos at 15:40 BST on...

  • 20 September 2018 Image copyright Evans Cycles Image caption Evans Cycles has 60 stores across the UK Evans Cycles has put itself up for sale as it seeks fresh funding amid tough High Street trading conditions. The BBC understands PwC is in talks with a number of potential buyers for the bike store chain, which has more than 60 outlets in the UK.The consultancy has asked for final bids by the...

  • 20 September 2018 comments Image copyright David Emmerson Image caption The 'cat killer' was thought to have been behind the death of Missy, who went missing in Coulsdon in December 2015 The so-called Croydon cat killer does not exist, the Metropolitan Police has confirmed.The force launched an investigation in 2015 into reports of mutilated cats in Croydon and the surrounding area.Twenty-five...

  • 20 September 2018 Image copyright Getty Images The UK government is considering "all options", including a regulator, as part of new legislation governing the internet.It has previously said it will publish a White Paper in the coming months, laying out its proposals.According to Buzzfeed News, the White Paper will propose a regulatory body similar to Ofcom, which regulates broadcasters and...

  • Storm Bronagh: UK braced for more disruption as Ali clean up continues 20 September 2018 Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionStorm Bronagh could bring wind gusts of up to 65mphParts of the UK are braced for another potentially life-threatening storm as the clean-up from Storm Ali continues.Storm Bronagh is developing across Wales and south-west England, with 56.4mm of rain...

  • 20 September 2018 Related TopicsRoyal Wedding 2018 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Meghan Markle's mother Doria Ragland said she was "head over heels" with pride Meghan Markle has launched a charity cookbook to help those affected by the Grenfell Tower fire - with a little help from her mum.Ms Markle, who has been working with campaigners on the book, Together, said it had been a...

  • 20 September 2018 Related TopicsWestminster attack Image copyright Metropolitan Police Image caption The inquest was shown CCTV images of Khalid Masood in the days before the Westminster attack The widow of Westminster attacker Khalid Masood has said he was "evil" as she described his violent outbursts while on steroids to an inquest.Rohey Hydara apologised to his victims' families for not being...

  • 20 September 2018 comments Related TopicsBrexit Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDonald Tusk: UK's Chequers Brexit plan 'won't work'Theresa May's proposed new economic partnership with the EU "will not work", the head of the European Council has said.Donald Tusk said the plans risked undermining the EU's single market.He was speaking at the end of an EU summit in...