August 8, 2019

Women in labour given virtual reality to ease pain of childbirth

Virtual reality headsets, aimed at reducing the pain of women in labour, are being trialled.
August 8, 2019

Quiz of the week: Do you know your ‘Peaky’ music?

Have you been paying attention to what's been going on over the past seven days?
August 8, 2019

What’s going on with my holiday flights?

A breakdown of the possible strike action affecting UK holidaymakers, and the disputes that have caused the travel upheaval.
August 8, 2019

Vietnam vet’s remains identified, flown home by son 52 years later in emotional ceremony

An American hero’s remains finally returned home after going missing in 1967.
August 8, 2019

Erdington shooting: Murder probe as man killed in street

A road in Birmingham is sealed off by police after a 20-year-old was killed.
August 8, 2019

Brexit: Chancellor announces ‘fast tracked’ spending review

Sajid Javid said an accelerated one-year spending review would help departments to prepare for Brexit.
August 8, 2019

Lindsey Graham vows to repeal Obamacare if GOP takes control in 2020

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) admitted to a local radio station this week that if Republicans regain control of Congress in the 2020 elections, they will do what they failed to during the first two years of the Trump administration: repeal Obamacare. In a Monday radio interview first flagged by the progressive blog Joe. My. God., […]
August 8, 2019

Homes shake as Cornwall hit by earthquake

One Twitter user reporting feeling the "whole house" tremble as a result of the earthquake.
August 8, 2019

Popeyes announces new chicken sandwich, chooses unusual restaurant for debut

Popeyes is releasing its first ever chicken sandwich.
August 8, 2019

Workers stage a walkout to protest gun sales at Walmart stores

Dozens of Walmart workers at an e-commerce facility in San Bruno, California, walked out Wednesday to protest the retailer’s continued sale of firearms, despite two recent deadly mass shootings. The 40 or so employees stood outside in a circle for 15 minutes, according to The Washington Post. Gathered together, the group hung their heads during […]