London fire: 58 missing, presumed dead – police

London fire: 58 missing, presumed dead – police

A total of 58 people are dead or missing, presumed dead following the devastating fire at Grenfell Tower in west London, police have said. Commander Stuart Cundy said that number “may increase”. The BBC understands it could be around 70 people in total. The recovery operation at the burnt-out block of flats has resumed and could take weeks, he said. Meanwhile, PM Theresa May admitted support for families in the “initial hours” was “not good…

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Danielle Jones murder: Garage search in missing body murder

Danielle Jones murder: Garage search in missing body murder

Garages are being searched in an attempt to find the body of a schoolgirl murdered 16 years ago. Stuart Campbell, 59, an uncle of Danielle Jones, was jailed for life for her abduction and murder in 2002. Danielle, 15, was last seen at a bus stop near her home in East Tilbury on 18 June 2001. Her body has never been found. Essex Police were led to the block of garages in Stifford Clays, Thurrock,…

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Madeleine McCann: Parents mark 10 years since daughter went missing

Madeleine McCann: Parents mark 10 years since daughter went missing

Media playback is unsupported on your device Madeleine McCann’s parents have told the BBC they will do “whatever it takes, for as long as it takes” to find their missing daughter. Next week sees the 10th anniversary of her disappearance, aged three, from an apartment in Praia da Luz in Portugal. The couple, from Rothley in Leicestershire, said “real progress” had been made by the Metropolitan Police over the past five years. “There is still…

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Patients with learning disabilities missing out on health checks

Patients with learning disabilities missing out on health checks

Patients in England with learning disabilities are missing out on vital health checks, NHS data shows. These include cancer screening, blood pressure checks and mental health assessments. Only about half of women with learning disabilities in England received breast cancer screening last year, compared with about 70% of eligible women overall. NHS England said the number having an annual health check was on the rise. Fewer than half of patients received the recommended annual health…

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Police 'confident' missing Corrie Mckeague at landfill site

Police 'confident' missing Corrie Mckeague at landfill site

Police searching for missing airman Corrie Mckeague say they are “confident” his body will be found at a landfill site. The RAF serviceman has not been seen since a night out in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, in September. Suffolk Police revealed a bin lorry seized shortly after the gunner vanished was carrying a heavier load than first thought. The force is now searching a landfill site in Cambridgeshire as a result. Live: Follow updates on…

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Some AMD RX 460s can be modded to unlock missing cores, additional performance

Some AMD RX 460s can be modded to unlock missing cores, additional performance

From time to time, AMD and Nvidia release a GPU that can be modded to function like a different class of card. In the old days, there were so-called “soft mods” that could identify consumer GPUs as workstation equivalents to improve compatibility with various applications, and there’ve been a number of GPUs that could be modded via BIOS replacement. These modifications either set new clock rates and memory frequencies or unlock additional cores within the…

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Morgan & Hales back for England after missing Bangladesh tour

Morgan & Hales back for England after missing Bangladesh tour

Media playback is not supported on this device Captain Eoin Morgan and opening batsman Alex Hales have been named in the England squads for next month’s one-day and Twenty20 series in India. Both players chose to miss the tour of Bangladesh in October because of security concerns. Joe Root features in both squads, having been rested for the ODI series win in Bangladesh, but Ben Duckett, James Vince and Steven Finn miss out. England play…

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Missing GP records in Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk 'total 9,000'

Missing GP records in Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk 'total 9,000'

More than 9,000 patients’ records in Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex have gone missing since a private firm took on transferring files, a BBC survey shows. Capita took on the national contract from the NHS for delivering patients’ records, when people move from one GP to another, in March. The survey of 78 GP practices shows 9,009 records have been missing for more than two months. But, Capita said it did not “recognise these claims”. “[However]…

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