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VIDEO: Campaign leaders cast their votes

Thu, 2014-09-18 02:17
Nicola Sturgeon and Alex Salmond of the Scottish National Party, and Gordon Brown and Alistair Darling from Better Together, have all been casting their votes in the Scottish referendum.

Syria infant deaths 'due to mix-up'

Thu, 2014-09-18 02:17
Medics in rebel-held Syria accidentally gave a muscle relaxant to up to 75 children instead of a measles vaccine, killing 15, the opposition says.

Wales at highest ranking in 20 years

Thu, 2014-09-18 02:13
Wales rise to their highest world ranking for 20 years after climbing 12 places to join Scotland in joint 29th.

Suitability issue over UK's EU job

Thu, 2014-09-18 02:12
Britain's candidate for European Commissioner is to face a 'very tough' hearing over his suitability for the role of overseeing financial services.

VIDEO: Nine convicted of 'pyramid scheme'

Thu, 2014-09-18 02:11
Nine women have been convicted of operating a "pyramid" scheme in which thousands of investors lost money.

AUDIO: Disco musical tells Imelda Marcos story

Thu, 2014-09-18 02:08
The story of Imelda Marcos, widow of former Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos, is being made into a musical at the National Theatre.

Muslim call for release of hostage

Thu, 2014-09-18 01:58
British Muslim leaders call for the immediate release of Alan Henning, the UK hostage threatened with death by Islamic State extremists in Syria.

Fire destroys former hospital site

Thu, 2014-09-18 01:48
A derelict hospital building, Dunain House, near Inverness is destroyed by fire on Wednesday night.

Spy claims over absent China envoy

Thu, 2014-09-18 01:33
A Chinese newspaper calls for clarification about China's envoy to Iceland, who has gone missing amid rumours he was a Japanese spy.

Storm deaths at French camping site

Thu, 2014-09-18 01:25
Five people are killed after violent storms unleash a flash flood at a camp site in Herault in southern France.

Wartime bombs blown up after seizure

Thu, 2014-09-18 01:05
A number of World War One and Two munitions have been detonated by bomb disposal experts after a large haul was found in a house in Hertfordshire.

Clash over car tax disc changes

Thu, 2014-09-18 01:03
Motorist organisation, the RAC, and the DVLA have clashed over the policing of car tax with claims of increased evasion amid changes to the system.

VIDEO: Police appeal after art theft attempt

Thu, 2014-09-18 01:02
Birmingham Police have asked for help to identify a man caught on CCTV attempting to take a piece of art from a city centre gallery.

UK retail sales rise in August

Thu, 2014-09-18 00:52
UK retail sales rose by 0.4% in August compared with the previous month, with sales volumes up 3.9% from a year earlier, official figures show.

VIDEO: ''Golf should be on a par for everybody''

Thu, 2014-09-18 00:42
The BBC's Nina Warhurst talks to golfers in Cheshire about a vote by the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrew's, Scotland, on admitting women for the first time.

Man killed in early morning crash

Thu, 2014-09-18 00:30
A man dies in a road accident in Leven, Fife, in the early hours of Thursday morning.

Is sport sexist? Fighting 'inertia'

Thu, 2014-09-18 00:26
No-contact rules, missed opportunities

Sex attack 'was not preventable'

Thu, 2014-09-18 00:18
A sex attack by two teenagers on a boy in a cellar in Gloucester could not have been anticipated or prevented, a report finds.

IS 'fuelling UK far-right backlash'

Thu, 2014-09-18 00:17
Islamic extremism in the Middle East and the Rotherham abuse scandal are fuelling a UK far-right backlash, a Home Office adviser claims.

Murder 'comes naturally' to chimps

Wed, 2014-09-17 23:43
A major international study finds that killings among chimpanzees result from normal competition, not human interference.

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