Back BBC Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Search Sections 13 Aug

BBC

Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Close
Advertisement
13 Aug 11:52pm Astronaut Luca Parmitano plays DJ set from International Space Station
Luca Parmitano played from the International Space Station to a cruise ship in the Mediterranean Sea.
 Like Reply

Most Popular

Currencies in USD
GBP 1,31 +0,076%
EUR 1,11 0,000%
CHF 1,01 -0,099%
13 Aug 10:18pm Updated Australia drug bust: Four UK men arrested over huge MDMA haul
The four men and two Australians are linked to a UK-based organised crime syndicate, police say.
 Like Reply
13 Aug 9:30pm Updated Hong Kong protests cripple airport for second day
Police and protesters square up to each other on another day of disruption for passengers.
 Like Reply
13 Aug 9:30pm MP Chris Williamson sues Labour for suspension over anti-Semitism
Chris Williamson calls the decision to re-impose his suspension "unconstitutional".
 Like Reply
13 Aug 8:38pm The Gurkhas: We felt like second-class citizens
In 2009 all retired Gurkhas were finally allowed to settle in the UK.
 Like Reply
13 Aug 7:41pm Deforestation: What’s wrong with planting new forests?
Planting trees can sometimes actually do more harm than good to the environment. Here's why.
 Like Reply
13 Aug 7:35pm Letter from Africa: The power of an apostrophe
Who does Ghana credit as its founding fathers? Our public holidays reflect our grapples with history.
 Like Reply
13 Aug 7:19pm The Penny Post revolutionary who transformed how we send letters
Despite having no direct experience of the postal service, Rowland Hill invented the Penny Post.
 Like Reply
13 Aug 7:06pm The Troubles: Two women from different sides work together on peace
Kathleen's husband was killed by the IRA, which Anne joined at 18. Now they work together on peace.
 Like Reply
13 Aug 7:04pm Rail fares set to rise again in January
The rail fare increase for 2020 is set to be announced by the Department of Transport on Wednesday.
 Like Reply
13 Aug 5:29pm Updated Trump delays some tariffs on Chinese imports
Apple shares soar as the US delays imposing tariffs on mobile phones and other items from China.
 Like Reply
13 Aug 5:19pm Updated Jeffrey Epstein: Two guards suspended and warden removed over death
Federal authorities are investigating the death of Mr Epstein, who was facing sex trafficking charges.
 Like Reply
13 Aug 4:43pm Celtic knocked out of Champions League
Celtic's Champions League dreams are over for another season after they concede four goals at home to go out to Romania's Cluj on away goals
 Like Reply
13 Aug 4:02pm Updated Media giants Viacom and CBS to merge in latest mega-deal
The deal between CBS and Viacom combines Paramount Pictures and some of TV's most-watched shows.
 Like Reply
13 Aug 3:51pm Why he is taking his grandmother to every US national park
Brad Ryan and his grandma Joy are on an unforgettable road trip to visit every US national park.
 Like Reply
13 Aug 2:36pm Updated Plácido Domingo accused of sexual harassment
The Spanish tenor says claims by eight singers and a dancer are "deeply troubling" and "inaccurate".
 Like Reply
13 Aug 1:34pm Manchester City fined but avoid transfer ban for breaching Fifa rules on under-18 signings
Manchester City are fined but avoid a transfer ban after admitting breaching Fifa rules on signing youth players.
 Like Reply
13 Aug 1:00pm Updated Man City avoid transfer ban after admitting breaching Fifa rules
Manchester City are fined but avoid a transfer ban after admitting breaching Fifa rules on signing youth players.
 Like Reply
13 Aug 12:28pm Updated Manchester City fined £315,000 for breaching Fifa rules on under-18 transfers
Manchester City are fined £315,000 after admitting breaching Fifa rules on the international transfer and registration of under-18 players.
 Like Reply
13 Aug 12:20pm Children in care targeted by county lines gangs
Criminal gangs are targeting children in care, some as young as 12, in towns and cities miles from home.
 Like Reply
13 Aug 12:05pm Updated Nora Quoirin: Body found in Malaysia is missing girl
Police say Nora Quoirin's parents identify a body found in the jungle as their missing daughter.
 Like Reply
13 Aug 11:51am Scottish government pays out £500k in costs to Alex Salmond
The former first minister is awarded £512,250 from the Scottish government over a court battle.
 Like Reply
13 Aug 11:47am Bury: Financially stricken League One side have game against Gillingham suspended
Bury have a fourth game suspended after the club were unable to satisfy the EFL's request to prove their financial viability.
 Like Reply
13 Aug 11:45am Gauff, 15, handed wildcard for US Open
American teenager Coco Gauff is awarded a wildcard for the women's singles at the US Open next week.
 Like Reply
13 Aug 11:34am Updated Hong Kong protests disrupt airport for second day
Hong Kong airport again faces major disruption as anti-government protesters gather in large numbers.
 Like Reply
13 Aug 11:00am Bury: Financially-stricken League One side have game against Gillingham suspended
Bury have a fourth game suspended after the club was unable to satisfy the EFL's request to prove its financial viability.
 Like Reply
13 Aug 10:40am Trump delays some items on China tariff list
Apple shares soar as the US delays imposing tariffs on mobile phones and other items from China.
 Like Reply
13 Aug 9:48am Clacton sea deaths: Dad pays tribute to children
Shamas Riaz says he was very close to Haider, 18, and Malaika, 14, and their deaths were a "big shock".
 Like Reply
13 Aug 8:28am PC defies Met bosses to go on Nigerian Big Brother
Scotland Yard said it was investigating as PC Khafi Kareem had gone on the programme "without authority".
 Like Reply
13 Aug 8:22am Brexit legal challenge fast-tracked to September
A group of politicians want the courts to rule out suspending parliament to push through a no-deal Brexit.
 Like Reply
13 Aug 8:04am British Heart Foundation: A colourful image of blood vessel cells wins competition
An image of blood vessel cells has won this year's Reflections of Research image competition.
 Like Reply
13 Aug 7:33am Updated Missing Nora Quoirin: Body found in Malaysia search
Police searching for missing teenager Nora Quoirin in Malaysia say they have found a body.
 Like Reply
13 Aug 7:11am Updated UK wage growth picks up to 11-year high
Earnings growth continues to accelerate but the unemployment rate edges up, official figures show.
 Like Reply
13 Aug 6:51am Updated Crime: What has Boris Johnson promised on law and order?
Boris Johnson has made several announcements on law and order. But what exactly is he proposing?
 Like Reply
13 Aug 6:41am Updated Sydney incident: Man arrested over stabbings in city centre
Police said they were not currently treating the attack as a terror incident.
 Like Reply
13 Aug 6:37am New Paddington Bear 50p coins enter circulation
They won't buy a decent jar of marmalade, but new 50p coins featuring the famous bear have entered circulation.
 Like Reply
13 Aug 6:26am Legal bid to stop Westminster Brexit shut-down
A group of politicians want the courts to rule out suspending parliament to push through a no-deal Brexit.
 Like Reply
13 Aug 6:08am Andy Murray loses to Richard Gasquet in Cincinnati
Watch highlights as Andy Murray loses 6-4 6-4 to Richard Gasquet in his first singles match for seven months in Cincinnati.
 Like Reply
13 Aug 5:44am Protests force new Hong Kong airport shutdown
Hong Kong airport suspends flights for a second day because of anti-government protests
 Like Reply
13 Aug 5:08am Updated Nora Quoirin: Body found in Malaysia search for missing girl
Police searching for missing teenager Nora Quoirin in Malaysia say they have found a body.
 Like Reply
13 Aug 4:45am Body found in missing Nora Quoirin search
Police searching for missing teenager Nora Quoirin in Malaysia say they have found a body.
 Like Reply
13 Aug 4:38am Updated Prisons: Boris Johnson pledges £100m to boost security
Jails in England and Wales cannot be allowed to become "factories for making bad people worse", PM says.
 Like Reply
13 Aug 4:20am Swarovski apologises to China for describing Hong Kong as country
The jewellery firm is the latest company to be hit by controversy over the description of Hong Kong.
 Like Reply
13 Aug 4:00am Pro parkour athlete Joe Scandrett races a police dog
Pro parkour athlete Joe Scandrett tries his chances in a race against Kelly the police dog.
 Like Reply
13 Aug 2:01am Ebola drugs show ‘90% survival rate’ in breakthrough trial
Scientists say the breakthrough trial suggests the disease may soon be “preventable and treatable”.
 Like Reply
13 Aug 1:42am Londonderry: Petrol bombs thrown at police
Police maintained a strong presence around the city's walls on Monday night.
 Like Reply
13 Aug 1:39am Ashes 2019: England spinner Jack Leach on playing for his local club after Ireland Test
England spinner Jack Leach explains why he returned to play for his local club in Taunton after making 92 against Ireland.
 Like Reply
13 Aug 1:19am Murray rules out US Open singles after losing comeback in Cincinnati
Andy Murray says he will not play singles at the US Open after losing his first match since career-threatening hip surgery.
 Like Reply
On the top

Date settings

Today is Sunday, December 8, 2019

+ 1 -
+ 1 -
+ 2016 -

Close

By using our website, you agree to the use of cookies as described in our cookie policy.

Accept