Culture Minister steps in to prevent George III mahogany wheel barometer from export

A rare Georgian barometer is at risk of being exported from the UK unless a buyer can be found to match the asking price...

Are Manchester’s Chippies the best?

The ‘Oscars’ of the fish and chip industry have launched this week, marking the start of a nine month hunt to find the UK’s...

Social media sites failing to protect us, children warn

4 out of 5 children feel that social media companies aren't doing enough to protect them online, according to research from the NSPCC. The survey...

Inflation stays at record high for March

UK inflation has remained at 2.3% in March, the highest level since September 2013, official figures show. The  main upward drivers are Food and non-alcoholic...

Bank of Mum and Dad increasingly used for house buying 

Research shows a rise in 'bank of mum and dad' helping their children onto the housing ladder. The proportion of first-time buyers relying on inherited...

It was 50 years ago today-a special week of programming sees BBC Radio 5...

BBC Radio 5 live will be offering the perfect tonic to another disappointing summer for English football fans with a week of special programming...

Music creates warmth in the urban chill

From the record players and pirate radio stations of the 1950s through to smart phones and headphones of today, teenagers in Dublin have long...

A new cousin for T Rex as new dinosaur discovered in Wales

A new dinosaur cousin of Tyrannosaurus rex has been found in Wales, the first meat-eating dinosaur ever found in the country. The fossilised skeleton of...

Unite in the food waste fight as average family wastes £470 a year

 £13 billion of edible food was needlessly thrown away from homes in 2015. The latest results from the recycling body wrap show that 7.3...

World’s first operational radar station to be restored

Set to be transformed are the Bawdsey Radar Transmitter Block in Suffolk, home to the world’s first operational radar station, and the de Havilland...