• 22 September 2018 Image copyright Family photo Image caption Paul Logan's body was found 50 yards from his car in the early hours of Christmas Eve, 1993 The family of a man murdered 24 years ago is offering £50,000 to help bring those responsible to justice. Paul Logan, 25, of Blackhill, County Durham, was found with head injuries on farmland near Shotley Bridge in December 1993.The...

  • 22 September 2018 Image copyright Co-op Image caption The bags will cost 5p and double as a compostable bag for food waste Compostable bags are to replace single-use plastic bags in more than half of Co-op stores, the supermarket has said.It says around 60 million plastic carriers will be replaced with the new bags, which will cost 5p and double as a compostable bag for food waste.Material is...

  • 22 September 2018 Image copyright Alamy The Church of England has said it will not attempt to take on the loans of failed payday lender Wonga.Concerns were raised that the debts of thousands of borrowers could be passed to another high-interest lender after Wonga went into administration.MP Frank Field had urged the Archbishop of Canterbury to lead a group of "good people" to buy the loans.But...

  • 22 September 2018 Related TopicsLabour Party Conference Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionDawn Butler: Employers have a "duty of care" to employees experiencing domestic abuseEmployers would have to provide up to ten days paid leave for victims of domestic violence, under plans announced by Labour on Saturday. Shadow equalities minister Dawn Butler unveiled the policy at...

  • 22 September 2018 Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption'Writing songs about things I know about, and singing them in my own accent" - Chas sums up his appeal.Chas Hodges - one half of the musical duo Chas and Dave - has died at the age of 74.The duo's Twitter account said he recently received treatment for oesophageal cancer but died peacefully in his sleep in the early...

  • 22 September 2018 Related TopicsBrexit Image copyright Getty Images A no-deal Brexit is "no problem", Nigel Farage has said at a rally of the Leave Means Leave campaign group.The former UKIP leader told an audience in Bolton the current government negotiations on Brexit could plausibly end in an agreement.But "far from being a cliff edge", the UK would prosper without one, he said.Ex-Brexit...

  • 22 September 2018 Related TopicsBrexit Image copyright Reuters Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has urged the EU not to mistake British politeness for weakness after Brexit negotiations reached an impasse.After rejecting the UK's proposals, Donald Tusk, head of the European Council, posted a provocative picture on Instagram featuring UK PM Theresa May "cherry-picking" a cake.Mr Tusk has since said...

  • 22 September 2018 Image copyright PA Image caption Shadow chancellor John McDonnell said Labour's nationalisation plans would be cost-neutral The rail industry could be completely renationalised within five years if Labour wins the next election, the shadow chancellor has suggested.John McDonnell said he was looking at whether break clauses in contracts could allow rail franchises to be taken...

  • 22 September 2018 Image copyright HBO Image caption Game of Thrones is one of Sky's most popular shows US cable giant Comcast has submitted the highest bid in the auction for broadcaster Sky, valuing the company at more than £30bn.Comcast beat Rupert Murdoch's Fox in a rare blind auction process set by the UK's Takeover Panel. The firm's chairman and chief executive said it was "a great...

  • 22 September 2018 Related TopicsBrexit Image copyright Reuters Labour should be prepared to back demands for a new Brexit referendum, deputy leader Tom Watson has said.He told the Observer he would prefer Brexit to be debated in an election but if members favour another public vote, their views must be respected.A poll for the paper suggests 86% of members want a final say on the UK's future...

  • 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...