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Travel & transport from BBC stories as at 17:15 04 Jul 2022
- Rescuers try to save stranded cargo ship near Sydney
[4 hours old]: Teams have been deployed to rescue a cargo ship that is stranded off the coast of Australia.

. The Railway Children sequel gets premiere at original Yorkshire station
[24 hours old]: Jenny Agutter and her new co-stars travel to Oakworth, 52 years after the classic film's release.

- Pink Ladies' Tractor Road Run helps breast cancer research
[9 hours old]: More than 100 women drive miles on decorated tractors on a journey to raise £1m for a cancer charity.

. Petrol station staff abused over high fuel prices
[113 hours old]: There is a "huge increase" of abuse by drivers angry at the price at the pump, forecourt operators say.

. Flight cancellation plan aims to ease summer chaos
[44 hours old]: BA and Heathrow say the move will help minimise disruption for passengers during the peak season.

. Rail strikes: No rush to call for more action, says union
[77 hours old]: The RMT's comments follow last week's industrial action which caused travel disruption across the UK.

. Sri Lanka fuel crisis: Waiting for days to get fuel
[88 hours old]: Even taxi drivers and car salesmen are forced into two-day mile-long queues for petrol in Sri Lanka.

. Why I kept my sexuality a secret at work
[144 hours old]: How an aircraft engineer overcame his fear of revealing his sexuality and set up a Pride network.


and in other news ...

- Tim Westwood: BBC reveals complaints against DJ
[4 hours old]: Police were involved after one of six bullying or sexual misconduct complaints, the corporation says.

* Copenhagen shooting: Shopping mall gunman charged with murder
[1 hours old]: The suspect had mental health issues and there is no indication of a terror motive, police say.

* Brexit: No case for UK returning to EU, Labour leader Starmer says
[0 hours old]: The Labour leader rules out a return to the EU, and is due to set out his plan to "make Brexit work".

* Fuel protests: Arrests for slow driving as convoys cause motorway delays
[0 hours old]: More than a dozen are arrested as protesters urge a fuel duty cut by driving slowly across the country.

- Chris Pincher: Boris Johnson was aware of reports over MP's behaviour, No 10 says
[3 hours old]: Downing Street says Boris Johnson was aware of "speculation" about Chris Pincher's alleged sexual misconduct.

* Bedford: Buildings evacuated as gas explosion wrecks flats
[1 hours old]: An eyewitness describes seeing one man jump from a flat window to escape the fire.

- Towie: Yazmin Oukhellou reportedly in hospital after crash which killed man
[4 hours old]: The Foreign Office says it is supporting the family of a British woman in hospital.

* Marmolada glacier collapse in Italy kills seven
[1 hours old]: Italy's prime minister says the incident is "without doubt" linked to climate change.

- EasyJet executive quits after major flight disruption
[1 hours old]: The move comes after the airline has been criticised for flight cancellations and disruption.

- Safe standing areas at football matches get green light
[2 hours old]: Premier League and Championship clubs will be allowed to introduce safe standing areas from the start of the 2022-23 season.

- Scientists discover new giant water lily species
[12 hours old]: Scientists discover the first new species of giant water lily in more than a century.

- The story behind Adele's Hyde Park Pride flag
[4 hours old]: Dean William was approached by one of the star's team before Saturday's sold-out BST Hyde Park gig.

- Commercial flight escorted by fighter jet after bomb hoax
[2 hours old]: A British holidaymaker was arrested after posting a bomb threat on social media.

- Big Zuu on breaking the mould for cookery shows
[14 hours old]: TV cook Big Zuu reflects on his Dave show's double Bafta win and the importance of representation.

- Fuel prices: Why is petrol so expensive in the UK?
[5 hours old]: Why are UK pump prices at record highs, and when might they fall?

- Copenhagen shooting: Harry Styles fans praise Danish police for attack response
[4 hours old]: People near the scene of Sunday's shooting say police did a good job in getting them to safety.

* F1 British Grand Prix: What is halo and how does it save lives?
[1 hours old]: Driver Zhou Guanyu says the halo device saved his life after a horror crash at Silverstone on Sunday.

- China: Buyout of UK's largest microchip plant raises concerns
[6 hours old]: Welsh microchip producer has become a front-line in the tech war between the West and China.

- Cost of living: How can I save money on my food shop?
[5 hours old]: The cost-of-living crisis continues to bite. Here are some things that can reduce the impact.

- Wireless Festival experience 'upsetting' for disabled fans
[4 hours old]: Wheelchair users were faced with steep hills and obscured views of the stage at the music festival.

- Terrence Higgins: A name that gave hope to those with HIV and Aids
[11 hours old]: Higgins' friends talk about the man whose death was the catalyst for change for people with HIV.

* Christian Eriksen: Denmark midfielder agrees in principle to join Manchester United
[1 hours old]: Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen agrees in principle to sign for Manchester United on a free transfer.

* Wimbledon 2022: Nick Kyrgios beats Brandon Nakashima at All England Club
[0 hours old]: Nick Kyrgios' entertaining Wimbledon run continues as beats American Brandon Nakashima to reach his first major quarter-final in seven years.

- Gabriel Jesus: The Arsenal signing who offers balance as well as goals in chase for Champions League spot
[4 hours old]: Gabriel Jesus' signing has created plenty of excitement among Arsenal fans eager for more goals from their team - but he may not need to be a prolific scorer to be a success.

- England v India: Ben Stokes picks up three quick wickets after lunch
[2 hours old]: England captain Ben Stokes strikes three times quickly after lunch as India are dismissed for 245 on day four of the rearranged fifth Test at Edgbaston.

- Wimbledon 2022: Watch Nick Kyrgios win point after 'hot dog' against Brandon Nakashima.
[2 hours old]: Watch Nick Kyrgios win a point after hitting a 'hot dog' shot against Brandon Nakashima at Wimbledon on Centre Court.

- Kalvin Phillips: England midfielder signs for Manchester City on six-year deal
[6 hours old]: England midfielder Kalvin Phillips signs for Premier League champions Manchester City on a six-year deal.

* Belgorod: Fear and denial in Russian city hit by shells
[0 hours old]: Residents of Belgorod are divided on how to respond to Ukraine after the city was hit by explosions.

- Ukraine war: What is Putin's plan now Luhansk has fallen?
[1 hours old]: The fall of the city of Lysychansk means the whole Luhansk region is now under Russian control.

- Ukraine war in maps: Tracking the Russian invasion
[4 hours old]: Ukrainian troops are under heavy bombardment as Russian forces inch towards key targets.

- Ukraine war: Putin presses on after Lysychansk capture
[4 hours old]: With Luhansk region entirely in Russia's hands, its president orders the offensive to be continued.

- Kellogg's loses court case over sugary cereal supermarket offers
[3 hours old]: It means products like Crunchy Nut Corn Flakes will not be allowed in end of aisle promotions.

- Pub numbers fall to lowest on record
[7 hours old]: The number of pubs in England and Wales has fallen by 7,000 in a decade, research suggests.

* Sri Lanka energy minister warns petrol stocks about to run dry
[1 hours old]: The crisis-hit country's next shipment of petrol is not due to arrive until later this month.

- Prices in Turkey rise at fastest pace for 24 years
[4 hours old]: The country's inflation rate hits 78%, as prices continue to spiral further upwards due to the Ukraine war.

- Rolls-Royce: Six sites shortlisted for nuclear reactor factory
[5 hours old]: The plant will help build 16 Small Modular Reactors planned for construction over the next 25 years.

- School dinners: Beef off the menu as costs rise
[5 hours old]: Menus have fewer options and some schools are switching to cheaper meat from abroad, caterers say.


and in other older news ...

. Finding the Higgs: ‘Incredible’ moment in science
[17 hours old]: Cern physicist Dr Andre David describes the moment scientists found the ‘God particle’

. Using human hair to fight oil spills
[16 hours old]: A hairdresser in Wales is collecting her customers' hair and turning it into something useful.

. Emotional Sue Barker gets Centre Court ovation
[26 hours old]: Watch Sue Barker receive a standing ovation from the Centre Court crowd after John McEnroe pays an emotional tribute to the BBC presenter.

. 'Drawing doodles for Ant and Dec was my dream job'
[41 hours old]: Katie Abey from Derbyshire illustrated the TV favourites' book about mental health.

. Inside a US abortion clinic in its final days
[41 hours old]: The BBC spent time with staff before they had to stop work and turn patients away.

. St Paul's Carnival: Scaled-down event honours elders
[28 hours old]: Instead of the full event, community elders were honoured at St Paul's Carnival in Bristol.

. Ben Raemers: The skateboarding hero who couldn't handle fame
[16 hours old]: When Ben Raemers killed himself at the top of his game, it left many skateboarders asking questions.

. Kenya's cost-of-living crisis: 'I can't afford rice for my children'
[16 hours old]: Florence Kambua has no choice but to salvage waste from a dump site in Kenya's capital to survive.

. The retailers setting up shop in the metaverse
[17 hours old]: As brands join the new virtual universe they have to choose exactly where to locate themselves.

. Wimbledon: The 'brutal' world of doubles tennis
[46 hours old]: Venus Williams and Jamie Murray have taken their first step as a pairing into the "brutal world" of doubles tennis - but what exactly does that entail?

. Fighting for rights for workers undergoing fertility treatment
[40 hours old]: Proposed legislation would require employers to give staff time off work to attend fertility appointments.

. Paris terror attacks: 'I refuse to hate my brother's killers'
[40 hours old]: The sister of the only British victim of the Paris terror attacks reflects on the 10-month trial.

. The supermarket rows you don't usually hear about
[40 hours old]: The spat between Heinz and Tesco has shone a light on the challenges facing suppliers and retailers.

. Daphne du Maurier: Novelist who traced past to a French debtors' jail
[40 hours old]: Rebecca writer Dame Daphne du Maurier discovered her apparent aristocratic past was not as it seemed.

. US woman denied termination in Malta: 'I was terrified'
[40 hours old]: Andrea was medically evacuated to Spain as doctors in Malta could not terminate her pregnancy under the country's ban on abortion.

. War in Ukraine: Can we say how many people have died?
[78 hours old]: Russia and Ukraine have different claims of how many people have died in the conflict. The BBC explores the data.

. Ukraine weapons: What military equipment is the world giving?
[72 hours old]: Military equipment is pouring into Ukraine, but President Zelensky says more is needed to stop Russia.

. Ukraine: The teachers swapping classrooms for trenches
[40 hours old]: A number of teachers in Ukraine are educating their students online from the front line.

. Ukraine round-up: Russia takes Lysychansk and border city hit
[19 hours old]: After weeks of heavy fighting Ukraine withdrew from Lysychansk - the latest eastern city to fall.

. Cost of living: Families who care for relatives' children in crisis
[88 hours old]: Laura took in her two half-siblings six years ago, but says she is now struggling as prices soar.

. Heinz products off Tesco shelves after pricing dispute
[119 hours old]: The beans, sauce and soup-maker is pausing supply to the UK's largest supermarket in a price rise row.

. Poundland boosts £1 items in battle for shoppers
[135 hours old]: The discount chain says it is seeing a rise in customer numbers as people seek savings.

. Scratch card sales fall as cost of living rises
[148 hours old]: Camelot says there are signs consumers have "tightened their belts" as living costs rise.

. Plan to cut energy bills if you avoid peak-time use
[171 hours old]: Some households could get discounts for using less energy at peak times under National Grid's scheme.

. Cost of living: People cut back on food shopping as price rises bite
[246 hours old]: Retail sales fell 0.5% in May as households cut spending in supermarkets due to the rising cost of living.

. UK inflation rises at fastest rate for 40 years as food costs jump
[290 hours old]: Food, energy and fuel price rises help drive inflation up in May at its fastest pace since 1982.

. Chancellor Rishi Sunak defends likely pensions rise
[290 hours old]: There's criticism of the move as ministers warn workers not to expect pay rises to match increasing costs.

. Worse to come for food price rises, warns industry
[23 hours old]: Shop prices may not hit their peak until next year, says the Food and Drink Federation.

. Russia moves to take control of Sakhalin-2 oil and gas project
[77 hours old]: The Russian government moves to take over Sakhalin-2 in which Shell has a share of more than a quarter.

. UK and New Zealand expand working holiday visas
[71 hours old]: The age limit for a visa to live and work in either country will go up to 35 under a new deal.

. Argentina's economy minister makes sudden exit
[39 hours old]: Martin Guzmán's departure leaves a big question mark over Argentina's future economic policy.

. Energy companies' customer service hits record low
[72 hours old]: Standards have "plummeted" since last year when many firms went bust, Citizens Advice says.

. Missing Cryptoqueen: FBI adds Ruja Ignatova to top ten most wanted
[82 hours old]: Ruja Ignatova is accused of defrauding victims out of bn (£3.2bn) through a cryptocurrency scam.

. US stocks see worst first half drop in more than 50 years
[81 hours old]: The S&P 500 index dropped by more than 20%, while major indexes around the world also fell sharply.

. Bulb boss Hayden Wood to step down from collapsed energy firm
[91 hours old]: Hayden Wood had stayed on with a £250,000 salary after the government put the company into administration.

. UK sandwich chain Pret A Manger to launch in India
[83 hours old]: Indian conglomerate Reliance Industries will open outlets across the country under a franchise deal.

. How flowers are 'put to sleep' for long sea voyages
[89 hours old]: Kenya's flower exporters are switching to sea freight as new tech helps keep flowers fresh at sea.

. Sandwich shops bite back after challenging years
[113 hours old]: Sandwich sellers are seeing customer numbers return, but hybrid working means some remain quiet.

. Why business is still optimistic about Hong Kong
[135 hours old]: Twenty five years on from the handover from the UK, many business owners and leaders remain optimistic.

. The staff shortage slowing down air cargo and bags
[257 hours old]: A lack of skilled cargo handlers is now hampering the booming air freight business too.

. How Aussie farmers are hoping to win over tequila fans
[281 hours old]: Two Australia farmers are aiming rival Mexican tequila and mezcal with a similar delicious spirit.

. Could nuclear desalination plants beat water scarcity?
[329 hours old]: Engineers are developing mobile, floating nuclear desalination plants to help solve water shortages.

. US parents turn to black market due to formula shortage
[376 hours old]: As the US grapples with a formula crisis, parents are turning to the black market for supplies.

. How India could become a 'mushroom superpower'
[424 hours old]: Changing tastes mean mushroom entrepreneurs are only just getting started.

. How human-like are the most sophisticated chatbots?
[449 hours old]: As a Google engineer says his firm's top chatbot has feelings, just how lifelike is the technology?

. CEO Secrets: 'Don't treat your business like your baby'
[473 hours old]: Liz Jackson MBE started her career as an entrepreneur, creating her own marketing company, aged 25.

. The small seaport crucial for Europe's energy future
[257 hours old]: As neighbour Germany takes a step closer to gas rationing a Polish seaside resort prepares to help.

. How The Gambia’s oyster farmers are being hit by climate change
[472 hours old]: Women's livelihoods in The Gambia are under threat from rising temperatures and sea levels.

. Could flat tyres soon be a thing of the past?
[497 hours old]: Airless tyres that do not puncture are getting close to market but some remain sceptical about them.

. Why you may have a thinking digital twin within a decade
[521 hours old]: Within 10 years people may be able to have a intelligent online version of themselves.


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