bbc.co.uk Archives - 04 July 2015, Saturday

  • VIDEO: Murray headband in Royal handbag

    Sport - Andy Murray: How Duchess of Cornwall got Scot's headband

    bbc.co.uk 02 Jul '15, 8pm

    How did British number one Andy Murray's sweaty headband end up in the Duchess of Cornwall's handbag at Wimbledon on Thursday? Click on the video to find out.

  • Silk Road: Undercover agent admits stealing Bitcoin - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 02 Jul '15, 12pm

    Carl Force stole more than $700,000 in Bitcoin while investigating the dark web marketplace A former US undercover agent involved in an investigation into the dark web marketplace Silk Road has admitted a series of crimes. Carl Force, 46, faces up to 20 years in prison after pleading ...

  • Tunisia attack: North Walsham woman 'saved' by handbag - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 27 Jun '15, 6pm

    Tony Callaghan shows the glasses case and bag which he says could have saved his wife's life A Briton who survived the Tunisian attack said his wife's life could have been saved when bullets struck her handbag. The Foreign Office has confirmed 15 Britons have died following the attack...

  • Tunisia attack: North Walsham woman 'saved' by handbag - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 27 Jun '15, 6pm

    Tony Callaghan shows the glasses case and bag which he says could have saved his wife's life A Briton who survived the Tunisian attack said his wife's life could have been saved when bullets struck her handbag. The Foreign Office has confirmed 15 Britons have died following the attack...

  • Tunisia attack: North Walsham woman 'saved' by handbag - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 27 Jun '15, 6pm

    Tony Callaghan shows the glasses case and bag which he says could have saved his wife's life A Briton who survived the Tunisian attack said his wife's life could have been saved when bullets struck her handbag. The Foreign Office has confirmed 15 Britons have died following the attack...

  • Tunisia attack: North Walsham woman 'saved' by handbag - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 27 Jun '15, 6pm

    Tony Callaghan shows the glasses case and bag which he says could have saved his wife's life A Briton who survived the Tunisian attack said his wife's life could have been saved when bullets struck her handbag. The Foreign Office has confirmed 15 Britons have died following the attack...

  • Tunisia attack: North Walsham woman 'saved' by handbag - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 27 Jun '15, 6pm

    Tony Callaghan shows the glasses case and bag which he says could have saved his wife's life A Briton who survived the Tunisian attack said his wife's life could have been saved when bullets struck her handbag. The Foreign Office has confirmed 15 Britons have died following the attack...

  • Reward offered to catch thief who stole dying woman's handbag

    Reward offered to catch thief who stole dying woman's handbag - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 23 Jun '15, 10am

    Ethel Ditcher, 82, was struck on Leigh Road, Leigh on 4 February A reward of £2,000 has been offered to help find a thief who stole a woman's handbag as she lay dying in the road. Ethel Irene Ditcher, 82, was walking home from the supermarket when she was hit by a lorry on Leigh Road ...

  • How silly of me! #Crime down 20%!! lets cut our #police And, we live in such a stable world?. Let's…

    Nato force commitment extended, says defence secretary - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 21 Jun '15, 7am

    British soldiers took part in a Nato military exercise in Latvia this month The UK commitment to a rapid reaction force being set up by Nato is to be extended by three years, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has said. Writing in the Sunday Telegraph, he said about 1,000 troops will no...

  • Malaysian Navy frees hijacked oil tanker Orkim Harmony - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 19 Jun '15, 5am

    Malaysian Chief of Navy Abdul Aziz Jaafar posted this picture of the vessel on Twitter on Thursday An oil tanker hijacked by pirates last week in the South China Sea has been released, the Malaysian Navy says. It says eight hijackers fled the Orkim Harmony ship in a rescue boat late o...

  • Malaysian Navy frees hijacked oil tanker Orkim Harmony - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 19 Jun '15, 5am

    Malaysian Chief of Navy Abdul Aziz Jaafar posted this picture of the vessel on Twitter on Thursday An oil tanker hijacked by pirates last week in the South China Sea has been released, the Malaysian Navy says. It says eight hijackers fled the Orkim Harmony ship in a rescue boat late o...

  • Man stole death fall woman's handbag in Salford - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 18 Jun '15, 6pm

    Linda Clarke was seen sitting on a bridge over the M602 in Salford A man has admitted stealing the handbag of a female carer after she fell to her death from a motorway bridge. Sean Earle snatched the bag of Linda Clarke, who had cut her wrists and walked out of hospital before sittin...

  • Man stole death fall woman's handbag in Salford - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 18 Jun '15, 6pm

    Linda Clarke was seen sitting on a bridge over the M602 in Salford A man has admitted stealing the handbag of a female carer after she fell to her death from a motorway bridge. Sean Earle snatched the bag of Linda Clarke, who had cut her wrists and walked out of hospital before sittin...

  • Favourite items guests take from hotel rooms - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 12 Jun '15, 12am

    We have all done it - taken the odd thing from a hotel room while on holiday, toiletries usually. But did you know most hotels expect you to take their shampoos and soaps, so you can remember them when you use them later? Herve Duboscq, general manager of Hotel Jen in Singapore, takes...

  • Favourite items guests take from hotel rooms - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 12 Jun '15, 12am

    We have all done it - taken the odd thing from a hotel room while on holiday, toiletries usually. But did you know most hotels expect you to take their shampoos and soaps, so you can remember them when you use them later? Herve Duboscq, general manager of Hotel Jen in Singapore, takes...

  • Favourite items guests take from hotel rooms - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 12 Jun '15, 12am

    We have all done it - taken the odd thing from a hotel room while on holiday, toiletries usually. But did you know most hotels expect you to take their shampoos and soaps, so you can remember them when you use them later? Herve Duboscq, general manager of Hotel Jen in Singapore, takes...

  • Mixed fortunes for Singapore's overseas campuses - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 10 Jun '15, 11am

    On the shelves of "Happy Mart," there are gleaming cans of "instant nose jobs", packets of "Same Face" cookies and boxes of "Luxurios" cereal. These aren't real products, of course, but an art project poking fun at Asia's obsession with beauty and its propensity for conspicuous consum...

  • Theft of M602 Eccles death-plunge woman's handbag: Man charged - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 10 Jun '15, 11am

    A man has been charged with stealing a woman's handbag moments after she fell to her death from a motorway bridge. Police said the 55-year-old died when she plunged from the bridge on the M602 near Eccles, Greater Manchester, on 17 April. A man was seen talking to her on the bridge an...

  • Theft of M602 Eccles death-plunge woman's handbag: Man charged - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 10 Jun '15, 11am

    A man has been charged with stealing a woman's handbag moments after she fell to her death from a motorway bridge. Police said the 55-year-old died when she plunged from the bridge on the M602 near Eccles, Greater Manchester, on 17 April. A man was seen talking to her on the bridge an...

  • Mixed fortunes for Singapore's overseas campuses - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 10 Jun '15, 10am

    On the shelves of "Happy Mart," there are gleaming cans of "instant nose jobs", packets of "Same Face" cookies and boxes of "Luxurios" cereal. These aren't real products, of course, but an art project poking fun at Asia's obsession with beauty and its propensity for conspicuous consum...

  • Foreign universities battle to succeed in Singapore - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 10 Jun '15, 8am

    Foreign universities battle to succeed in Singapore 10 June 2015 Last updated at 08:52 BST Many Asian students traditionally go abroad to get an international education in countries such as the US, UK or Australia. But in recent years, prestigious overseas universities have been setti...

  • Foreign universities battle to succeed in Singapore - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 10 Jun '15, 8am

    Foreign universities battle to succeed in Singapore 10 June 2015 Last updated at 08:52 BST Many Asian students traditionally go abroad to get an international education in countries such as the US, UK or Australia. But in recent years, prestigious overseas universities have been setti...

  • Foreign universities battle to succeed in Singapore - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 10 Jun '15, 7am

    Foreign universities battle to succeed in Singapore 10 June 2015 Last updated at 08:52 BST Many Asian students traditionally go abroad to get an international education in countries such as the US, UK or Australia. But in recent years, prestigious overseas universities have been setti...

  • Malaysia earthquake: School mourns student deaths - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 08 Jun '15, 1am

    Malaysia earthquake: School mourns student deaths 8 June 2015 Last updated at 07:30 BST A day of national mourning is taking place in Singapore and Sabah state in Borneo for those who died there in last week's earthquake in Malaysia. They include six children and one primary school te...

  • Malaysia earthquake: School mourns student deaths - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 08 Jun '15, 1am

    Malaysia earthquake: School mourns student deaths 8 June 2015 Last updated at 02:16 BST A day of national mourning is taking place in Singapore and Sabah state in Borneo for those who died there in last week's earthquake. They include six children and one primary school teacher togeth...

  • Malaysia earthquake: School mourns student deaths - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 08 Jun '15, 1am

    Malaysia earthquake: School mourns student deaths 8 June 2015 Last updated at 02:16 BST A day of national mourning is taking place in Singapore and Sabah state in Borneo for those who died there in last week's earthquake. They include six children and one primary school teacher togeth...

  • Malaysia quake: Singapore to mourn its victims - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 07 Jun '15, 9am

    Condolence messages are on display at the Singapore primary school Monday will be a day of mourning in Singapore after eight of its citizens were confirmed killed in Friday's earthquake on Mount Kinabalu. Flags will be flown at half-mast and a minute's silence observed at Southeast As...

  • Malaysia quake: Schoolchildren's bodies identified - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 07 Jun '15, 8am

    People have been leaving messages of support at the Tanjong Katong school in Singapore Five more pupils and a teacher from a school in Singapore have been confirmed as among those killed in Friday's earthquake on a Malaysian mountain. A Singaporean guide who was with them also died. A...

  • Malaysia quake: Schoolchildren's bodies identified - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 07 Jun '15, 8am

    People have been leaving messages of support at the Tanjong Katong school in Singapore Five more pupils and a teacher from a school in Singapore have been confirmed as among those killed in Friday's earthquake on a Malaysian mountain. A Singaporean guide who was with them also died. A...

  • Malaysia quake: Singapore to mourn its victims - BBC News

    bbc.co.uk 07 Jun '15, 8am

    Condolence messages are on display at the Singapore primary school Monday will be a day of mourning in Singapore after eight of its citizens were confirmed killed in Friday's earthquake on Mount Kinabalu. Flags will be flown at half-mast and a minute's silence observed at Southeast As...