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VIDEO: Is Ukraine on verge of another war?

Thu, 2014-11-20 14:55
BBC News analyses the prospect of a return to full-scale war in eastern Ukraine, where pro-Russian rebels control broad swathes of territory and a fragile ceasefire could end at any time.

VIDEO: Cairollers: Roller derby Cairo style

Thu, 2014-11-20 14:53
Roller derby changing lives for Egyptian women

'Title bid has not been about luck'

Thu, 2014-11-20 14:45
Lewis Hamilton on his title fight with Nico Rosberg, inspirational people and how his form with Mercedes has not happened through luck.

VIDEO: 'Childbirth pain' lessons for men

Thu, 2014-11-20 14:39
A hospital in China is trying to teach fathers-to-be about the experience of giving birth.

'I was bullied because I'm disabled'

Thu, 2014-11-20 14:35
How young people tackled the problem

Boko Haram in 'despicable' attack

Thu, 2014-11-20 14:35
Dozens of people have been killed in an attack by suspected Boko Haram militants in north-eastern Nigeria, officials and villagers say.

Quiz of the week's news

Thu, 2014-11-20 14:33
What trick did a German town play on neo-Nazi marchers?

What's the future for Bagpuss?

Thu, 2014-11-20 14:32
What's the future for Children's TV favourite Bagpuss?

The day the entire German fleet surrendered

Thu, 2014-11-20 14:30
Why did 270 warships gather peacefully in one place?

How can Wales end their NZ hoodoo?

Thu, 2014-11-20 14:18
After 25 straight defeats in the past 61 years, how can Wales end the longest losing sequence against a fellow top-tier nation?

Labour's Thornberry quits over tweet

Thu, 2014-11-20 14:17
Labour's Emily Thornberry resigns from the Labour front bench over a tweet she sent during the Rochester and Strood by-election campaign.

VIDEO: £3bn to fix crumbling Westminster

Thu, 2014-11-20 14:17
Taxpayers may have to spend more than £3bn to stop the Palace of Westminster turning into an unusable "ruin", the BBC has learned.

Whelan sorry for controversial comments

Thu, 2014-11-20 14:15
Wigan owner Dave Whelan apologises for comments about Jewish and Chinese people in a controversial newspaper interview.

Obama offer to 5m illegal migrants

Thu, 2014-11-20 14:01
Nearly five million people living illegally in the US can escape deportation under sweeping changes to be unveiled by President Barack Obama.

Parliament repairs 'could top £3bn'

Thu, 2014-11-20 13:31
Stopping Parliament becoming a "ruin" could cost more than £3bn, with the possibility of MPs and Lords moving out temporarily, Newsnight learns.

JJB Sports boss guilty of £1m fraud

Thu, 2014-11-20 13:27
The former chief executive of JJB Sports, Christopher Ronnie, is convicted of accepting more than £1m in backhanders from suppliers.

Tunisia police rape sentence doubled

Thu, 2014-11-20 13:11
Two Tunisian policeman convicted of raping a woman in a police car have their sentences more than doubled in a high profile court case.

Maidstone United 2-1 Stevenage

Thu, 2014-11-20 13:08
Frannie Collin's late header beats Stevenage and sends Maidstone into the second round of the FA Cup to face Wrexham.

Rochester and Strood: What's at stake?

Thu, 2014-11-20 13:03
The BBC's Chris Mason looks at what impact the Rochester and Strood by-election result could have on the parties.

Polls close in Rochester and Strood

Thu, 2014-11-20 13:01
The polls close in the Rochester and Strood by-election in Kent - as UKIP hopes to gain its second elected Westminster MP.

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