Top Stories

Subscribe to Top Stories feed Top Stories
BBC News - Home
Updated: 1 hour 15 min ago

Scotland's best new buildings of 2019

Thu, 03/28/2019 - 2:22pm
The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) announces its shortlist for its 2019 awards.

Sackler billions targeted in New York fraud lawsuit

Thu, 03/28/2019 - 2:12pm
The wealthy dynasty is facing new charges it fraudulently transferred money from opioid-maker Purdue.

Brexit vote: What are MPs doing on Friday?

Thu, 03/28/2019 - 2:10pm
We explain the latest vote the government has given MPs and what it could mean for Brexit.

Jump in antidepressant prescriptions in England

Thu, 03/28/2019 - 1:53pm
The number of prescriptions were dispensed last year exceeded 70 million for the first time.

Colossal 210ft Sidmouth fatberg removed

Thu, 03/28/2019 - 1:14pm
It took eight weeks to remove 36 tanker loads of congealed fat, wet wipes and grease from the sewer.

MPs asked to vote on withdrawal agreement only

Thu, 03/28/2019 - 1:11pm
Commons vote on EU withdrawal agreement planned for Friday in fresh bid to break Brexit deadlock.

Managing Man Utd my 'ultimate dream' - Solskjaer

Thu, 03/28/2019 - 1:08pm
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer reveals Sir Alex Ferguson was one of the first people he called after his position at Manchester United was made permanent.

Bahrain Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton calls for 'stricter' punishments for racism

Thu, 03/28/2019 - 12:40pm
World champion Lewis Hamilton says it is "crazy" that racism is "very, very prominent" in sport, and has called for stricter punishments.

Climate change: Global impacts 'accelerating' - WMO

Thu, 03/28/2019 - 12:31pm
The World Meteorological Organization says that the physical and financial impacts of global warming are speeding up.

Margam footballer guilty of hitting 11 boys with car

Thu, 03/28/2019 - 12:27pm
Amateur footballer Lee Taylor drove his BMW into 11 rival fans after his side lost 5-0.

Mum's plea for girls to ditch leggings sparks protests

Thu, 03/28/2019 - 12:22pm
A letter from a mother worried about female students wearing leggings has sparked protests.

Match of the Day Mix: Georginio Wijnaldum on the soundtrack to his life

Thu, 03/28/2019 - 11:59am
Liverpool's Georginio Wijnaldum reveals the soundtrack to his life, including his son's favourite song, and the Kop anthem that still gives him goosebumps.

Pope says hand-kiss recoil was 'question of hygiene'

Thu, 03/28/2019 - 11:51am
A video of the Pope pulling away from worshippers attempting to kiss his hand went viral.

Your pictures on the theme of 'sparkle'

Thu, 03/28/2019 - 10:54am
Each week, we publish a gallery of readers' pictures on a set theme. This week it is "sparkle".

Mother's anger after son's body lay in padlocked flat for weeks

Thu, 03/28/2019 - 10:49am
Michael Stewart's mother says she was told that the property had not been checked before it was locked.


The Franklin Press

Mailing Address:
40 Depot Street
Franklin, NC 28744 

Phone: 828-524 2010
Fax: 828-524-8821