• 14 December 2019 Image caption Emergency services searched for a second person believed to be in difficulty in Langstone HarbourA search for a person missing in the sea off Hampshire has been called off. A woman was rescued and a search was under way for a person said to be in difficulty at Langstone Harbour, near Hayling Island, at about 13:25 GMT. The woman was taken to hospital while four...

  • 14 December 2019 Image copyright Google Image caption A man was found injured at a property in Mornington Road, BoltonA man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a fatal stabbing. A man, believed to be in his 30s, was found injured at a property in Mornington Road, Bolton, at about 23:35 GMT on Friday. Emergency services were called and the man was treated by paramedics but he died at...

  • 14 December 2019 Image copyright Met Office Image caption The weather warning is in place between 21:00 GMT on Saturday and 11:00 on SundayA Met Office weather warning for snow and ice has been issued for large parts of north and mid Wales. Icy patches, with snow mainly on higher routes, may "cause tricky travel" it said. The yellow weather warning covers Conwy, Denbighshire, Flintshire,...

  • 14 December 2019 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Staff at Royal Albert Edward Infirmary contacted police with concerns about a 69-year-old woman's deathA 75-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after his partner who was a patient in a hospital was found dead. The 69-year-old woman was being treated at Royal Albert Edward Infirmary in Wigan, Greater Manchester, when...

  • 14 December 2019 Image copyright Getty ImagesA British tourist was killed and another injured when they were shot during a suspected robbery in Buenos Aires, according to local media. The two men were reportedly taken to hospital after the attack outside a hotel in the Argentinian capital. A 35-year-old shot in the chest died, while a 28-year-old suffered a thigh wound, the A24 news channel...

  • 14 December 2019 Image copyright Sutton Coldfield Fire Image caption Customers were hurt by broken glass as debris was strewn across the supermarket's cafeShoppers were injured when a car smashed into the cafe of a busy Tesco supermarket. A man in his 20s was taken to hospital after the Volkswagen was reversed through a window by an elderly driver at the Birmingham store, police said. Debris was...

  • 14 December 2019 Image caption The women were injured on Atherton Road, WiganTwo women have been stabbed in Wigan, Greater Manchester Police said. Emergency services were called to the scene at Atherton Road, Hindley at about 10:35 GMT. The women, believed to be in their 20s, were taken to hospital where one is being treated for serious injuries. The other woman was discharged after receiving...

  • 14 December 2019 Related Topics Brexit Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Nicola Sturgeon joined the SNP’s newly-elected MPs for a group photo outside the V&A MuseumNicola Sturgeon has welcomed the SNP's new raft of MPs in Dundee following their "watershed" general election win. The party won 48 of Scotland's 59 constituencies in Thursday's poll. Ms Sturgeon was joined by a...

  • 14 December 2019 Related Topics Brexit Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionJohn McDonnell says it's time for him to step aside as shadow chancellorLabour faces a "long haul" as it attempts to gain power following its fourth election defeat in a row, shadow chancellor John McDonnell has warned. He rejected claims that leader Jeremy Corbyn had been responsible for the result,...

  • 14 December 2019 Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBoris Johnson: "We are not the masters, we are the servants now"Boris Johnson has thanked voters in the north of England for "breaking the voting habits of generations" to back the Conservatives. Speaking in Tony Blair's old seat of Sedgefield, the PM said he knew "how difficult" that decision can be. Mr Johnson won a...

  • 6 December 2019 comments Image copyright Getty ImagesThe UK's competition watchdog has accepted a proposal to cap rail fares on certain routes between Preston in Lancashire and Scotland. The agreement is part of a deal with FirstGroup and Trenitalia, who now run the West Coast Rail franchise. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) had raised concerns that train ticket prices could rise. It...

  • By Mark Savage BBC music reporter 6 December 2019 Related Topics Brit Awards Image copyright Getty Images/Brits/BBC Image caption Celeste follows such recent winners as Rag'n'Bone Man (left) and Sam Fender (right)Soul singer Celeste has won the Brits' Rising Star award, priming her for success in 2020. Born in Los Angeles and raised in Brighton, the musician has turned heads with her beguiling,...

  • 6 December 2019 Image caption Agnes Taylor previously worked as a lecturer and head of department at Coventry UniversityTorture charges against the ex wife of former Liberian president Charles Taylor have been dismissed at the Old Bailey. Agnes Taylor, 54, was charged in 2017 over a string of offences - some involving children - during the West African country's civil war. The university...

  • 6 December 2019 Image copyright Getty ImagesWorkers at insurance market Lloyd's of London have been told to behave during the Christmas party season. Chief executive John Neal told trade magazine Financial News that staff have been emailed warning them to be "particularly careful". The move by Lloyd's comes after it vowed in September this year to tackle its male dominated culture. A survey it...

  • 6 December 2019 Image copyright British Geological Survey Image caption The seismograph recorded the quake at 22:49 GMTAn earthquake has struck in the west of England, causing homes to shake in several villages, the British Geological Survey has said. The 3.2 magnitude quake's epicentre was recorded near the town of Bridgwater in Somerset, the BGS confirmed. Residents reported the "whole house...

  • 6 December 2019 Image copyright Essex Police Image caption Harley Watson's family described him as a "good, kind, helpful and lovely boy"A man has appeared in court charged with murdering a 12-year-old boy who was killed in a hit-and-run crash outside a school. Harley Watson died after being struck by a car near Debden Park High School in Loughton, Essex, on Monday. Terence Glover, 51, of...

  • 6 December 2019 Image copyright Steve Parsons PA Image caption Reena and Sandeep Mander said they wanted to 'ensure discrimination like this doesn't happen to others wishing to do this wonderful thing called adoption'A couple who were rejected by their local adoption service because of their Indian heritage have won their legal discrimination battle. Sandeep and Reena Mander sued The Royal...

  • 6 December 2019 Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionAudrey Schoeman's heart was "dead" for more than six and a half hoursA British woman whose heart stopped beating for six hours has been brought back to life in what doctors have described as an "exceptional case". Audrey Schoeman developed severe hypothermia when she was caught in a snowstorm while hiking in the Spanish...

  • 6 December 2019 comments Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe BBC's Jon Kay takes you behind the scenes of the BBC election debateBoris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn will go head-to-head later for the final time during the election campaign when they take part in a live BBC One debate. The hour-long programme, hosted by Today presenter Nick Robinson, starts at 20:30. It will...

  • 6 December 2019 Related Topics Grenfell Tower fire Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionLFB chief Dany Cotton said in October: "We are truly sorry we couldn't save everyone's life that night"London Fire Brigade's commissioner is to step down four months early in the wake of criticism over the service's response to the Grenfell fire. Dany Cotton, 50, previously announced she...