London Bridge makes Riba Stirling Prize shortlist

The nominated buildings, he said, “could hardly be more diverse” yet had “ground-breaking innovation, extraordinary creativity and the highest quality materials” in common. Previous winners of the prize – first presented in 1996 – include Liverpool’s Everyman Theatre, Hastings Pier and the Scottish Parliament building in Edinburgh. Image copyright Ricky Jones Built almost entirely from […]

‘We camped in our cars to buy a house’

Image copyright Suffolk Record Office Image caption The buyers put down a £50 deposit to secure their home Estate agents at the time said there was a shortage of houses nationally due to the post-war baby boom, while locally there was a lack of affordable properties for those willing to commute from Suffolk to London. […]

What is the law on tackling intruders?

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMark Field has been suspended as a Foreign Office minister in the wake of the footage Mark Field has been suspended as a Foreign Office minister after a video showed him grabbing a Greenpeace protester at a black tie dinner. But what does the law say on […]

Food supplier in listeria probe in liquidation

The company had voluntarily ceased manufacturing on 5 June as part of the investigation following the deaths of five hospital patients after eating contaminated pre-packed sandwiches and salads. The FSA said the firm was “no longer part of the investigation into the source of the outbreak”. Mr Corfield, who founded the company in 1996, said […]

Fourth teen charged with murder of boy, 15

The 18-year-old is also charged with causing grievous bodily harm. The 16-year-old is also charged with causing grievous bodily harm in relation to a second victim, and with possession of an offensive weapon and cannabis. The 15 year-old is also charged with murder, causing grievous bodily harm with intent and possession of an offensive weapon […]

Calls growing for Theresa May to resign

She added that Home Secretary Sajid Javid says he had asked to see the PM to push her to remove the second referendum vote requirement contained in the Withdrawal Agreement Bill. Image Copyright @bbclaurak @bbclaurak Stand firm and push on The 1922 Committee – made up of Conservative backbench MPs – is due to meet […]

‘Don’t be complacent over laughing gas risks’

But enforcing the legislation has proved difficult because it is used in food products, such as whipped cream, and medicine. Nitrous oxide – the highs and lows Effects: Feelings of euphoria and calmness, dizziness, difficulty in thinking straight and fits of giggles/laughter, sound distortions or hallucinations Risks: Inhaling nitrous oxide directly from the canister or […]

Violence in decline, A&E data suggests

Experts analysed data collected from a sample of 126 A&E departments, minor injury units and walk-in centres across Wales and all nine regions of England. They estimate 187,584 people attended A&E with injuries sustained in violence in 2018 – 3,162 fewer than the previous year. Killed in 2019: The UK’s first 100 victims Related Topics […]