Common crane: The UK’s biggest bird is making a comeback – CBBC Newsround

Andy Hay (rspb-images.com) Ever heard of the common crane? It’s the UK’s tallest bird and it’s making a comeback. Figures released by the RSPB reveal that 2018 has been the most successful year for this stunning bird. A record 54 pairs produced 25 chicks, bringing the national total population to around 180 birds. This is […]

UK schoolgirls assaulted in Ghana ‘given specialist support’ – BBC News

UK schoolgirls assaulted in Ghana ‘given specialist support’ – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption British police are assisting their counterparts conducting the investigation in Ghana A group of UK schoolgirls who were sexually assaulted at gunpoint in Ghana are receiving support, police say. They were attacked on a visit to the west African country last Friday and returned to the UK on Sunday. […]

Game Workers Unite UK Is That Country’s First Games Industry Union – Variety

“Super Smash Bros. Ultimate” version 1.2.0 is live now, including fixes for online connectivity issues, several character adjustments, and Pikachu and Eevee Spirits for “Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu!” players. Version 1.2.0 contains adjustments for Greninja, Link, Donkey Kong, Kirby, Luigi, Ice Climbers, Young Link, Olimar, Toon Link, Pac-Man, Duck Hunt, Isabelle, and Villager, but there […]

UK schoolgirls assaulted in Ghana ‘given specialist support’ – BBC News

UK schoolgirls assaulted in Ghana ‘given specialist support’ – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption British police are assisting their counterparts conducting the investigation in Ghana A group of UK schoolgirls who were sexually assaulted at gunpoint in Ghana are receiving support, police say. They were attacked on a visit to the west African country last Friday and returned to the UK on Sunday. […]

China slowdown, Brexit grind pulls U.K. stock markets lower – MarketWatch

London markets ended lower on Friday, as slow Chinese business activity in November rebooted refreshed worries over global economic growth. Meanwhile, Brexit uncertainty continues to hang in the air amid a lack of signals U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May will win concessions from Brussels her government […]

Rare freezing rain and black ice to test UK’s Christmas shoppers – The Guardian

Christmas shoppers have been warned to take extra care on Saturday, with widespread heavy freezing rain expected to create hazardous conditions on the UK’s roads. The Met Office issued an amber weather warning for parts of England and Scotland, highlighting the risk of rapidly forming ice on roads and pavements, while high ground in Scotland […]

NI same-sex adoption rate lowest in UK – BBC News

NI same-sex adoption rate lowest in UK – BBC News

Image copyright Thinkstock Fewer same-sex couples who apply to adopt in Northern Ireland have a child placed with them than LGBT couples in other parts of the UK, figures obtained by BBC News NI suggest. In 2013, Northern Ireland laws changed to allow same-sex couples to adopt for the first time. It was the last […]

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