Family's relief after £20,000 gravy tub savings rescued from dump

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTony Scanlon and Kenny McAdam said they were delighted to find the large sum of money Recycling centre workers spent two hours hunting through rubbish to find old gravy tins containing a pensioner’s £20,000 life savings.The cash was accidentally dumped at Dalmoak Recycling Centre in Dunbartonshire by […]

Superb Halep races into Australian Open semi-finals

Simona Halep reached the Australian Open final in 2018, losing to Caroline Wozniacki2020 Australian OpenVenue: Melbourne Park Dates: 20 January to 2 FebruaryCoverage: Listen on BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra and online; Live text on selected matches on the BBC Sport website and app; Watch highlights on BBC Two and BBC iPlayer.Simona Halep brilliantly […]

The Papers: Lord Lucan 'found' and Prince Andrew 'bewildered'

Newspaper headlines: Lord Lucan ‘found’ and Prince Andrew ‘bewildered’ By BBC News Staff Image caption “I’ve tracked down Lord Lucan”, is the “bombshell claim” on the front of the Mirror. The peer vanished 46 years ago following the death of his family nanny, Sandra Rivett. An inquest found Lord Lucan murdered her. Now, the paper […]

Late Trezeguet goal sends Aston Villa into Carabao Cup final

Trezeguet was mobbed by his team-mates at full-timeTrezeguet’s injury-time winner fired Aston Villa into the Carabao Cup final with victory over Leicester City on a dramatic night at Villa Park.The game had entered four minutes of stoppage time and penalties were looming when substitute Ahmed Elmohamedy sent over a superb cross for Trezeguet to drill […]

Hounslow trader avoids jail in 'flash crash' case

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Navinder Sarao in London in 2016 The self-taught UK trader who made millions in bogus trades and contributed to a brief 2010 crash in the US stock market has been sentenced to a year of home confinement.Navinder Sarao, who pleaded guilty in 2016 to fraud and market “spoofing”, faced […]

Caribbean earthquake of 7.7 triggers tsunami warnings

Image caption The quake hit between Jamaica, the Cayman Islands and Cuba A powerful 7.7-magnitude earthquake has struck in the Caribbean, prompting tsunami warnings for parts of the region, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said on Tuesday.The quake hit between Jamaica, the Cayman Islands and Cuba at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles), the […]

Coronavirus: Foreign Office warns against 'all but essential travel' to China

The Foreign Office is warning Britons not to travel to mainland China, unless their journey is essential. Its updated advice comes amid the coronavirus outbreak, which has caused more than 100 deaths, spread across China and to at least 16 other countries.There have been no confirmed cases in the UK so far.The FCO also advises […]

Trump releases long-awaited Middle-East peace plan

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Trump’s plan aims to solve one of the world’s most intractable conflicts US President Donald Trump has presented his long-awaited Middle East peace plan, promising to keep Jerusalem as Israel’s undivided capital.He proposed a two-state solution and said no Israelis or Palestinians would be uprooted from their homes.Standing alongside […]

England kitman saves Adidas trainer fan from streets

Image copyright Craig Bell Image caption Craig Bell said these 2013 trainers, which are the same colours as his team Bradford City, look “belting on the foot on away days” England football team’s kitman has come to the aid of a fellow Adidas trainer enthusiast who was faced with selling his collection or being made […]