• 23 February 2020 Image copyright Ash Donelon/MUFC Image caption Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer met the mascots before the gameAn 87-year-old mascot was among 11 who were the oldest by decades to ever walk out on the pitch for Manchester United. The local fans, aged between 61 and 87, greeted the players before the game with Watford at Old Trafford as part of a campaign to highlight loneliness. It...

  • 23 February 2020 Image copyright Police ScotlandA search of the River Clyde is being carried out after the belongings of a missing 22-year-old woman were found. Emily Hope, from Jordanhill in Glasgow, was last seen at about 02:00 on Saturday when she left the Mango nightclub. CCTV shows that she was last seen near the Tradeston Bridge and some of her personal belongings have been found nearby....

  • 23 February 2020 Related Topics Coronavirus outbreak Image copyright Reuters Image caption Those evacuated from the Diamond Princess cruise ship landed at Boscombe Down, a MoD base in WiltshireFour cruise ship passengers flown to the UK on Saturday have tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the number of confirmed cases in the UK to 13. They were among a group of 30 Britons and two Irish...

  • 23 February 2020 Related Topics Brexit Image caption Nicola Sturgeon discussed Scottish visas and her position as leader of Scotland on The Andrew Marr ShowNicola Sturgeon has said she "emphatically" wants to remain as first minister for at least a few years. Appearing on The Andrew Marr Show, the SNP leader said she believed she had the support of "party and of country" to hold her post. It...

  • 23 February 2020 Related Topics Harry Dunn crash Image copyright Justice4Harry19/PA Media Image caption Harry Dunn's family have accused the US of "hypocrisy" in seeking Julian Assange's extradition, despite rejecting the extradition of Anne SacoolasThe family of Harry Dunn has urged the government to refuse the extradition of Julian Assange until the US returns the suspect in his death back to...

  • 23 February 2020 Related Topics Coronavirus outbreak Image copyright PA MediaMore than 100 Britons rescued from China are leaving isolation, as dozens of people from a coronavirus-hit cruise ship begin a two-week quarantine. UK citizens previously evacuated from the Chinese city of Wuhan - the centre of the virus outbreak - have ended their isolation in Milton Keynes. It comes a day after those...

  • 23 February 2020 Image copyright Ewbank's Auctions Image caption Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954) has one of the larger estimates of £2,000-£4,000A collection of original film and circus posters worth an estimated £50,000 are to be auctioned off. Bradford-based W E Berry Ltd produced and printed the colourful artwork for more than 75 years before its closure in 2004....

  • 23 February 2020 Image copyright WEST SUFFOLK HOSPITAL Image caption Mrs Warby died at the West Suffolk Hospital in August 2018Four doctors have criticised the "breakdown of trust" at a hospital that asked staff for fingerprints to try to find the identity of a whistleblower. Jon Warby received an anonymous letter about failings in his wife's care at West Suffolk Hospital after she died there in...

  • 23 February 2020 Image copyright @richardtudor96 Image caption Police had signalled for the car to stop before it sped off in BrixtonA man has been charged with causing the death of a woman who was hit by a car during a police pursuit. Anisha Vidal-Garner, 20, from Epping, Essex, died at the scene of the crash in Brixton Hill, south London, on Wednesday night. The Met Police previously said she...

  • 23 February 2020 Related Topics Brexit Image copyright AFP Image caption French President Emmanuel Macron says negotiating a UK-EU trade deal will be "tense"French President Emmanuel Macron has said he is "not sure" a UK-EU trade deal will be struck by 31 December, the end of the Brexit transition period. Mr Macron said negotiations starting in March will be "tense", with fishing rights a key...

  • 22 February 2020 Image copyright PA Media Image caption The address on Pensnett Road was later discovered to be a cannabis factoryTwo more men have been arrested in a double murder investigation following a robbery at a cannabis factory. Khuzaimah Douglas, 19, and Waseem Ramzan, 36, died after about seven men targeted an address in Pensnett Road, Brierley Hill, on Thursday. Police said two men...

  • 22 February 2020 Related Topics Storm Dennis Image copyright Herefordshire Council Image caption Herefordshire Highways shared a picture of the tractor transport service on TwitterStaff at a care home have been carried into work on a tractor and trailer, as flooding after Storm Dennis remains. Hampton Bishop in Herefordshire was the last place in England to have a severe flood warning, meaning a...

  • 22 February 2020 Image copyright UK Parliament Image caption Joanna Cherry is currently an MP representing Edinburgh South WestJoanna Cherry is to go head-to-head with former Westminster leader Angus Robertson in a bid to be the SNP candidate for Ruth Davidson's Holyrood seat. The Edinburgh South West MP confirmed she would contest for her party's support for the Scottish Parliament's Edinburgh...

  • 22 February 2020 Related Topics Climate change Image copyright Reuters Image caption Greta Thunberg says she is looking forward to joining fellow activists in BristolClimate change activist Greta Thunberg is to join a school strike in Bristol. She tweeted she was "heading for the UK" and was "looking forward" to joining strikers on College Green in the city centre on Friday morning. Bristol...

  • By Rianna Croxford BBC News 22 February 2020 Image copyright Trinity Hall Image caption Dr Jeremy Morris is the master of Trinity Hall, CambridgeThe head of a Cambridge college has stepped back from his duties after allegations he mishandled a series of sexual misconduct complaints. Dr Jeremy Morris, the master of Trinity Hall, has agreed to move aside while an internal review into procedures is...

  • 22 February 2020 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mick Cullen briefly stopped for the Merseyside derby in JanuaryA man who walked the length of the UK while wearing little more than swimming trunks has reached the finish line at Land's End. Mick Cullen - known as 'Speedo Mick' - strode through wind, rain and storms Ciara and Dennis, after starting at John O' Groats in December. The...

  • 22 February 2020 Image caption One japester described the hole, in Bath Street, as "an adventure not to be missed"Internet jokers have turned a circular hole in a wall outside a bank into a tourist attraction. Since December 2018, wags have been posting glowing reviews on TripAdvisor for the hole at NatWest in Ilkeston. "NatWest hole" is now ranked fourth out of 16 attractions in the Derbyshire...

  • 22 February 2020 Image caption The Environment Agency said rivers were swollen across Yorkshire for the third weekend in a rowPeople have had to be rescued from their homes after the Yorkshire Dales was hit by flooding following heavy overnight rain. Firefighters were called out across the Settle area to rescue people from 10 homes and help drivers stuck in cars. The village of Horton in...

  • 22 February 2020 Image copyright Police Scotland Image caption Rhys and Gemma Cousin's family said the couple were devoted to their children Peyton, three, and Heidi, oneA couple who died in a crash in the Highlands along with their two young children have been described as being "totally devoted" to their girls. Gemma Cousin, 26, her husband Rhys, 25, and their daughters Peyton, three, and...

  • 22 February 2020 Image copyright Met Office Image caption Sunday's yellow weather warning is place from 03:00 GMTFirefighters had to rescue four people from flood water when the two cars they were in got stuck. Two passengers were given precautionary checks for hypothermia. Part of the A470 at Dolgellau, Gwynedd, has been shut since the two cars got stuck at about 04:05 GMT. Several roads remain...