Saturday, February 17, 2024


New Parkinson’s drug to be rolled out on NHS

The treatment will mean many people no longer needing to take more than 20 pills across the day. Read More BBC News

Six-time Olympic champion Hoy reveals cancer diagnosis

Six-time Olympic cycling champion Sir Chris Hoy says he is "optimistic, positive and surrounded by love" after revealing cancer diagnosis. Read More BBC News

Teenage victim of fatal stabbing named by police

Darrien Williams,16, was attacked in Rawnsley Park in Easton, Bristol, on Wednesday. Read More BBC News

Woman jailed for taking girl, 3, to Kenya for FGM

Amina Noor is the first person to be convicted of assisting a non-UK person to perform FGM. Read More BBC News

Father jailed for life for toddler’s murder

Jan Gholami must serve at least 23-and-a-half years for murdering his two-year-old adopted daughter. Read More BBC News

McCann suspect in German trial for unrelated rape

Christian Brückner faces five charges including rape attacks between 2000 and 2017 in Portugal. Read More BBC News

Jury told Emma accused committed ‘appalling’ crimes

The prosecutor says Iain Packer showed a pattern of violent behaviour which culminated in the murder of Emma Caldwell. Read More BBC News

Emergency service crews attend ferry port incident

Several emergency service crews are at Newhaven Ferry Port to help with an ongoing incident. Read More BBC News

Footballer who killed teenager in hit-and-run jailed

Ciaran Dickson struck 18-year-old Aidan Pilkington while three times over the limit in September 2021. Read More BBC News

Prince Harry to break silence on King’s health

The Duke of Sussex has spoken with Good Morning America in an interview to be aired on Friday. Read More BBC News

NatWest unveils highest yearly profit for 26 years

Paul Thwaite is the bank's new boss replacing Alison Rose who resigned after a row over Nigel Farage's account. Read More BBC News