START A PETITION37,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good

Offbeat

Animal Cruelty Sentences to Rise to Five Years in Prison
Offbeat  (tags: Animal Cruelty, Prison Sentences, UK Government, UK )

Ray
- 71 days ago - bbc.co.uk
People in England who commit the most serious crimes of animal cruelty could face up to five years in prison, the government has said.
Abortion Should Not Be a Crime, Says Doctors' Body
Offbeat  (tags: Abortion, BMA, Royal College of Obstetricians, Gynaecologists, RCOG president Professor Lesley Regan, UK )

Ray
- 77 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Abortions should be treated as a medical issue and not a crime, the UK's leading pregnancy doctors say.
Slaves in Modern Britain: 'Living in the Dark'
Offbeat  (tags: Dark Ages, Slavery, Modern Britain, UK )

Ray
- 77 days ago - bbc.co.uk
One woman clutches a tissue. Then, a simple question: "What happened to you?", That's when the tears come. "My employer is not good for meâEUR¦",
Yorkshire Pudding Wrap: Reinventing the Humble Delicacy
Offbeat  (tags: Food, Reinvention, Pudding, Yorkshire, England, UK )

Ray
- 77 days ago - bbc.co.uk
They have been around for hundreds of years but now Yorkshire puddings have found themselves thrust into the culinary spotlight.
Was a Monkey Really Hanged in Hartlepool?
Offbeat  (tags: French Spy, Animal, Hanging, UK )

Ray
- 84 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Hartlepool is known by many as the place where a monkey was mistaken for a French spy and hanged. As some of the team behind the hit stage show War Horse launch a play based on the story, BBC News asks whether the hanging actually happened.
Man Arrested Over Tube Bombing
Offbeat  (tags: Tube Bombing, Kent Police, Arrest, Dover, UK )

Ray
- 85 days ago - bbc.co.uk
18-year-old man arrested by Kent Police in Dover in connection with Tube bombing in London on Friday, police say
Parsons Green: Theresa May Scolds Trump for Terror Tweets
Offbeat  (tags: Parsons Green, Train Station., Trump, May, USA, UK )

Ray
- 85 days ago - bbc.co.uk
British Prime Minister Theresa May has rebuked US President Donald Trump for claiming suspects in Friday's London train blast were known to police. "I never think it's helpful for anybody to speculate on what is an ongoing investigation," she said.
Parsons Green: London Underground Blast Is Terror Incident
Offbeat  (tags: Terror Attack, Train, London Under Ground, Parsons Green, London, UK )

Ray
- 86 days ago - bbc.co.uk
An explosion on a Tube train in south-west London is being treated as terrorism, Scotland Yard has said.
Badger Culling Gets Go-Ahead in 11 New Areas of England
Offbeat  (tags: Cull, Animals, UK )

Ray
- 87 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Licences have been issued for badger culling in 11 new areas in Devon, Wiltshire, Somerset, Dorset and Cheshire.
Millicent Fawcett Statue Going Up in Parliament Square
Offbeat  (tags: New Statue, Campaigner, Parliament Square, UK )

Ray
- 90 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The prime minister announced a new statue in Westminster's Parliament Square, and for the first time it will honour a woman. Daily Politics reporter Elizabeth Glinka looks at whether Millicent Fawcett was the right woman to be chosen.
Girl's Donated Organs Help a Record Eight People
Offbeat  (tags: Donated Organs, NHS, Health Care, Gift of Life, UK )

Ray
- 90 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A 13-year-old girl who died from a brain aneurysm has helped a record eight different people, including five children, through organ donation.
Harrowing Images of Victorian Beggars Including a Pregnant Prostitute Aged TEN Capture the Poverty of Children Living on Britain
Offbeat  (tags: poverty, beggars, prostitute, Harrowing images, Victorian Britain, UK )

Ray
- 111 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Harrowing images of a 10-year-old prostitute holding her baby bump, orphans living in appalling squalor and child beggars pleading with old men for money capture the devastating life of a Victorian youngster.
Government to Consider Laser Pen Licence After Attack Rise
Offbeat  (tags: UK Government, laser pen licence, attacks on aircraft., UK )

Ray
- 119 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Buying powerful laser pens could require a licence in future, the government has said, amid concerns over the number of attacks on aircraft.
Cotswold Wildlife Park Staff Threatened Over Wolf Shooting
Offbeat  (tags: Warning, Animals, Shooting, UK )

Ray
- 132 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A wildlife park where an escaped wolf was shot dead has reported threats made against staff to the police.

butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Popular Tags for: Offbeat

Most Active Stories Today in Offbeat tagged with UK

top story finders in Offbeat

1. Animae C 169 popular stories

2. Carole K 162 popular stories

3. Marianne R 150 popular stories

4. Pat B 146 popular stories

5. Christeen A 143 popular stories

6. Mary T 122 popular stories

7. Darren Woolsey 112 popular stories

8. Peggy B 100 popular stories

9. Laura H 98 popular stories

10. Lawren R 95 popular stories

more top news finders »

What makes a top story finder?
A top finder is someone who submits stories that become popular and are promoted to the front page.

wanted: news analysts

Get Active in the Care2 News Network!

Help ferret out the most noteworthy of the Newly Submitted stories and promote them to the Front Page.

care2 news network tools

News Network Bookmarklet

Submit stories from your browser toolbar with the easy to use Add to Care2 News! bookmarklet.

News Network Syndication

Get this page in RSS. Keep up to date with the Care2 News Network in your favorite RSS reader. Yahoo!, Newsgator, Bloglines, and more!
Find out how to subscribe!

care2 newsletter spotlight

Join over 2 Million Care2 Subscribers! Sign up for our FREE Newsletters, Delivered to your Inbox!





New to Care2? Start Here.