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November 18, 2018 11:23 PM Women's World Twenty20: West Indies beat England by four wickets

England will play India in the Women's World Twenty20 semi-finals after a narrow defeat in their final Group A game against West Indies in St Lucia. After losing six wickets in the first 10 overs, England posted 115-8 thanks to an excellent partnership between Anya Shrubsole and Sophia Dunkley. Shrubsole took two wickets in her first over, but Deandra 5

November 13, 2018 7:32 PM Alternative provision schools: 'We all deserve an education'

Research by the BBC has revealed that the number of fixed-term exclusions in the most deprived areas of England has gone up by over 70% in the last four years - four times the rate of the least deprived, which has risen by 15%. Nearly 50,000 pupils are now taught in alternative provision - schools which provide education for pupils outside of mainstream 6

November 13, 2018 1:31 PM Paradise: Before and after the town's wildfire destruction

The town of Paradise in Butte County in northern California has been engulfed by the deadliest wildfire in the state's history. Thousands of the town's structures were completely destroyed in just a matter of hours as the blaze, named the Camp Fire, tore through the area. Before and after images across the community show the extent of its destruction 7

November 12, 2018 5:45 PM UK weather forecast: WALL OF SNOW to smash Britain as polar blast freezes November

A ‘MINI ice-age’ winter blast will bring a colossal wall of snow smashing through Britain THIS MONTH as the nation braces for Arctic gales, blizzards and sub-zero temperatures. Rare fluctuations in solar activity will drive a freak twists in the jet stream opening the floodgates to a bank of bitter Polar air during the second half of November, experts 6

November 9, 2018 6:26 PM 1,000 lose power as rain and wind bring flooding

More than 1,000 properties were left without power during heavy rain and wind which brought flooding and travel disruption. Pembrokeshire and Carmarthenshire saw the worst of the weather with some homes in Milford Haven under 10ft (3m) of water. A Met Office warning to expect flooding is in force across the two counties until 23:00 GMT. Western Power 11

November 6, 2018 1:21 PM Midterm elections Illinois polls 2018: Who will win in Illinois?

MIDTERM ELECTION day is today and voters across the US will be preparing to go to the polls. Who will win in Illinois? After months of both Democrats and Republicans canvassing for votes across the United States, voters will today take to the polls for the Midterm Elections. This means that when polls close tonight, results will begin to materialise 12

October 30, 2018 12:53 PM Budget spending hike 'a bit of a gamble' warns IFS

The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) said the Chancellor would be "thanking his lucky stars" that improved forecasts from the independent fiscal watchdog had delivered the additional firepower needed to deliver the boost - mainly focused on the NHS - without having to raise taxes. But the think-tank's director Paul Johnson warned that if this deteriorated 15

October 29, 2018 8:45 PM 'Labour has spent that!' Andrew Neil MOCKS McDonnell during painful post-budget interview

ANDREW Neil mocked Labour’s shadow chancellor John McDonnell during a post-budget interview on Monday and demanded the Labour frontbencher outline the details behind the party's spending plans. Mr Neil said “oh I am” before the shadow chancellor continued: “What we are saying is whatever base we inherit from the Tories, we will still go ahead with our tax proposals 15

October 28, 2018 4:30 AM UK weather forecast: SNOW and FROST to grip Britain as bitter winds blow in from North Sea

BRITAIN is braced for bitter conditions on Sunday with widespread snow and frost, as wintry conditions continue to take hold across the UK. Sunday will witness threatening conditions across large swathes of the UK, with the chance of snow and hail in coastal and higher regions, but sunny spells across central areas will bring a pleasant autumnal outlook 11

October 27, 2018 4:01 AM UK weather forecast: Britons braced for SNOW and HAIL before temperatures drop to MINUS 4

BRITONS are braced for disruption on Saturday as snow and hail are set to strike, before temperatures plummet to lows of minus four degrees in rural areas overnight. Saturday will witness challenging conditions across many parts UK, with snow, hail and frost threatening to cause widespread disruption to weekend plans. Commenting on the conditions, Met Office 17