UK News

Three children missing after day out at theme park

5 minutes ago By Christian Fuller, BBC News, South East Surrey Police Khandi, 14, Amelia, nine, and Malik, seven, were reported missing at about 19:00 BST on Monday Police have issued an urgent appeal to help locate three missing children in Surrey. Khandi, 14, Amelia, nine, and Malik, seven, were reported missing at about 19:00 BST on […]

Entertainment

This Morning host apologises for seizure joke

26 minutes ago By Emma Saunders, Culture reporter Getty Images Cat Deeley began presenting This Morning in March alongside Ben Shephard This Morning presenter Cat Deeley has apologised to viewers after she joked about having a seizure on Monday’s show. Deeley drew criticism after co-host Ben Shephard asked if she was alright after she began dancing on […]

Business

Post Office sabotaged Horizon probe, says investigator

5 minutes ago By Tom Espiner, BBC business reporter Post Office Horizon IT inquiry The Post Office was “constantly sabotaging” the work of independent investigators probing issues with the Horizon IT system, an inquiry has heard. Forensic accountant Ian Henderson said the Post Office unjustifiably withheld documents from his company, Second Sight, which was brought in to […]

UK News

Man admits Lisburn murder of mother-of-four

A 35-year-old man has plead guilty to the murder of a mother-of-four in Lisburn in 2020. Natasha Melendez, who was 32 and originally from Venezuela, was attacked on 22 March 2020 and died of her injuries on 1 April that year. John David Scott, whose address was given as Maghaberry Prison, wept in court as […]

Technology

McDonalds removes AI drive-throughs after order errors

McDonald’s is removing artificial intelligence (AI) powered ordering technology from its drive-through restaurants in the US, after customers shared its comical mishaps online. A trial of the system – which uses voice recognition software to process orders – was announced in 2019. It has not proved entirely reliable however – resulting in viral videos of […]

Health

Senior doctors accept pay deal in England

Some senior doctors in England have accepted a pay offer from the government. It means speciality and associate specialist (SAS) doctors – medics who have finished junior doctor training but are not working as either consultants or GPs – have joined their consultant colleagues in ending their dispute. SAS doctors had not yet taken strike […]

Politics

Ros Atkins answers your questions

As part of our election coverage, the BBC wants to better understand what matters most to you, the voters. We’re running a project called Your Voice, Your Vote – and it’s all about listening to you over the next few weeks and exploring the issues that you want us to focus on. In this video, […]