Radio Telstar International
The home of all your favourite Hits
Latest BBC News

BBC News - UK

All Welsh pupils 'back in school full-time' in September

9 Jul 2020 15:13


Parents will not face fines if they do not send their children back to school when they reopen.


Coronavirus: General Electric cuts 369 jobs at Nantgarw

9 Jul 2020 15:00


The firm is suffering after the drop of air travellers during the coronavirus pandemic.


Tax boss questions value of Rishi Sunak's job bonus and meal discount plans

9 Jul 2020 14:46


Chancellor Rishi Sunak rejected fears job retention bonus and meal discount are not value for taxpayers.


Liverpool shooting: Woman shot by Merseyside Police in street

9 Jul 2020 14:45


The woman suffered an injury to her upper body and is being treated in hospital.


Coronavirus: Data shows cases in England falling

9 Jul 2020 14:20


Two reports charting coronavirus show cases in England falling - with Leicester also seeing a fall.


Government says sorry to women 'ignored' by doctors

9 Jul 2020 13:47


The health minister apologises to women, and their children, failed by healthcare professionals.


TV licences: BBC to go ahead with over-75s licence fee changes

9 Jul 2020 13:18


More than three million households will be asked to start paying the £157.50 fee from 1 August.


Johnny Depp accuses Amber Heard of misleading psychiatrist

9 Jul 2020 12:58


The Hollywood star tells a libel hearing his ex-wife told "porkie pies" about him to a doctor.


Solihull man arrested over £495,000 'furlough fraud'

9 Jul 2020 12:46


The arrest is thought to be the first relating to the government's Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.


Coronavirus: John Lewis and Boots to cut 5,300 jobs

9 Jul 2020 12:45


A day after the chancellor unveils a plan to save jobs, two of the UK's biggest retailers announce cuts.


Bow crane collapse: Killed woman was 'very caring'

9 Jul 2020 12:43


Specialist workers are still working to recover June Harvey's body from one of the damaged houses.


Coronavirus: Indoor visits and overnight stays to be allowed in Scotland

9 Jul 2020 12:16


First Minister Nicola Sturgeon confirms the move to "phase three" of her government's route map out of lockdown.


Coronavirus: Taxes will rise to pay for virus, IFS think tank warns

9 Jul 2020 12:02


The chancellor's huge economic support schemes will have to be paid for via higher taxes, the IFS says.


Coronavirus: Frank Ludlow admits selling fake cures to the US

9 Jul 2020 11:51


Frank Ludlow was caught in a post office sending dozens of bogus remedies to the United States.


Coronavirus: Executive discuss NI's quarantine regulations

9 Jul 2020 10:06


Some travel operators are calling for NI to follow England and Scotland in easing restrictions.


UK universities comply with China's internet restrictions

9 Jul 2020 08:21


But universities reject that tests on online learning in China are accepting "censorship".


Former police chief: 'Raoul Moat isn’t a hero'

9 Jul 2020 07:52


Officer who led manhunt for Moat speaks about the operation 10 years on.


Who will be the Lib Dems’ next leader?

9 Jul 2020 06:04


Sir Ed Davey and Layla Moran are both vying for the top spot.


Coronavirus: What powers do the police have?

9 Jul 2020 01:18


Coronavirus lockdown rules are changing across the UK, but who is responsible for enforcing them?


Pop music is getting faster (and happier)

9 Jul 2020 01:13


After years of slower beats and introspective lyrics, pop is becoming optimistic again. Here's why.


Stormzy's surprise paint job for Croydon teen's bedroom

8 Jul 2020 23:30


The musician also talks about why he was cheering at the recent Black Lives Matter protests in London.


Black Lives Matter: What is systemic racism? Kids’ questions answered

8 Jul 2020 23:08


A politician, historian and academic answer kids' questions on Black Lives Matter.


Coronavirus: How stand-up comedians are adapting to online gigs

8 Jul 2020 23:03


With many live entertainment venues still closed in the UK, comedians open up about performing online.


Coronavirus: Scotland retains quarantine measures for Spanish travel

8 Jul 2020 17:05


Spain has been omitted from a list of "air bridge" destinations for Scotland due to concerns about coronavirus.


Rishi Sunak: Three things to know from chancellor's speech

8 Jul 2020 16:31


The BBC's Nick Eardley gives the lowdown on Rishi Sunak's economic plan after the Covid-19 lockdown.


Rishi Sunak's Summer statement: 'We've been overlooked'

8 Jul 2020 14:43


Under-30s have been hardest hit in lockdown, so what did they think of the chancellor's summer update?


What is VAT and how does it work?

8 Jul 2020 13:08


Rishi Sunak is cutting VAT on hospitality and tourism, but how does the tax work?


Is sexism behind beauty salons' continued closure?

8 Jul 2020 12:51


Hairdressers and pubs are open again but beauty salons are not. Are they being taken less seriously?


Author David Mitchell: Writing a music novel is 'impossible'

8 Jul 2020 06:22


Mitchell says he wanted to "outwit" the difficulty as he launches his new novel about a 60s band.


Coronavirus: Welsh care homes 'badly let down'

8 Jul 2020 05:58


A report says the approach was "flawed" and care home deaths now account for 28% of Wales' total.


Killing Eve: How author Luke Jennings created Villanelle

8 Jul 2020 02:47


We speak to the man who created the character of Villanelle, author Luke Jennings.


Digital divide: Six children sharing one phone for homework

8 Jul 2020 00:58


Research has shown an estimated million children have no adequate access to devices or the internet.


Coronavirus: Childminder anger over 'impossible' restrictions

7 Jul 2020 23:16


Coronavirus rules allow only one childcare provider, making life difficult for childminders and parents.


Shooting celebrities: Thirty years behind the lens

7 Jul 2020 22:51


Celebrity portrait photographer Andy Gotts celebrates 30 years behind the camera.


'I was terrified to put on weight' - the 'culture of fear' in British gymnastics

7 Jul 2020 21:27


In a special investigation, several gymnasts tell BBC Sport of an alleged "culture of fear" in the sport of weight shaming and abuse.


The spying game: China's global network

7 Jul 2020 21:17


The latest controversy around Huawei has shone a spotlight on the murky world of Chinese espionage.


Cumberlege review: The patients who fought for answers

7 Jul 2020 21:13


The way patients' concerns over side effects were dealt with is addressed in a long-awaited review.


Purfleet-on-Thames: The town that changed its name to attract visitors

7 Jul 2020 14:06


Purfleet in Essex adds "on-Thames" to its name in the hope of making it a "destination of choice".


Duchess of Cornwall 'can't wait to hug' her grandchildren

7 Jul 2020 12:59


The Duchess of Cornwall tells the BBC of her experiences during lockdown and fears over its impact.


Coronavirus: Three England pubs close after positive tests

7 Jul 2020 12:40


At least three pubs in England announce they have closed just days after opening their doors again.

        
Switch to desktop site
sc