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From death row to graduation ceremony

Fri, 2014-08-15 05:47
A maximum security prison in Kenya has been the unusual setting for a ceremony awarding a diploma from the University of London.

VIDEO: Celebrities take on ice bucket challenge

Fri, 2014-08-15 05:30
The Ice Bucket Challenge involves people pouring cold water over themselves and posting videos on the internet.

Couple claimed split to stage fraud

Fri, 2014-08-15 05:23
A married couple who falsely claimed over £50,000 in benefits after claiming to have split up are convicted after secretly going on a second honeymoon.

Chelsea are in title hunt - Mourinho

Fri, 2014-08-15 05:08
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says his side can push for the Premier League title following the club's summer signings.

Passengers with HIV sue China airline

Fri, 2014-08-15 05:07
Two passengers with HIV are suing budget Chinese carrier, Spring Airlines, for refusing to let them board a plane at Shenyang airport.

VIDEO: Airport adopts infrared Ebola 'test'

Fri, 2014-08-15 05:07
The BBC's Tomi Oladipo has been speaking to people in Nigeria's most populous city Lagos as the authorities take measures to prevent the spread of the Ebola virus.

Trophies relieved pressure - Wenger

Fri, 2014-08-15 04:59
Arsene Wenger says Arsenal head into this season with the "weight off their shoulders" after ending their trophy drought.

Man to stand trial for girl's murder

Fri, 2014-08-15 04:41
A 26-year-old man is to stand trial accused of murdering two-year-old girl, Madison Horn in Kelty, Fife.

Five unusual messages from Narendra Modi

Fri, 2014-08-15 04:38
Five unusual messages from Narendra Modi

Students 'failed' by pricey digs

Fri, 2014-08-15 03:54
University students in the UK are being "set up to fail" as paying for expensive accommodation leaves them with as little as £40 a week to live on, a leading charity warns.

VIDEO: Creating a fake celebrity opera

Fri, 2014-08-15 03:45
Celebrity look-alike photographer Alison Jackson speaks to BBC Breakfast about her latest project.

Girl, 3, dies after pool incident

Fri, 2014-08-15 03:42
A three-year-old girl dies after being pulled out of a hotel swimming pool in Lancashire, with police treating her death as "unexplained".

Hungary condemns sanctions on Russia

Fri, 2014-08-15 03:36
Hungary's PM Orban says the EU is harming itself with sanctions against Russia, echoing a complaint by Slovakia's leader.

Salmonella outbreak investigated

Fri, 2014-08-15 03:35
Public Health England is investigating a Salmonella outbreak which has affected more than 150 people in England over the past few months.

Powerful Somali warlord 'on the run'

Fri, 2014-08-15 03:21
A Somali militia commander says he is on the run after a government operation to disarm him prompted the fiercest clashes in Mogadishu since 2011.

VIDEO: Sprinter, 99, claims 100m record

Fri, 2014-08-15 03:19
Ida Keeling , a 99-year-old woman from New York, is claiming a new record as the fastest sprinter of her age over 100 metres.

Farage seeking South Thanet seat

Fri, 2014-08-15 03:16
UKIP leader Nigel Farage confirms he is seeking selection as the party's candidate for the Kent seat of South Thanet at the next general election.

Lily Allen to headline Hogmanay

Fri, 2014-08-15 03:02
Singer Lily Allen is to headline Edinburgh's Hogmanay Concert in the Gardens, organisers announce.

Van Gaal is a mad genius - Scholes

Fri, 2014-08-15 03:01
Paul Scholes describes Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal as a "mad genius" who will bring back the fear factor.

Pembs council chief stands aside

Fri, 2014-08-15 02:47
The chief of Pembrokeshire council is to stand aside with immediate effect amid a row into unlawful payments he received.
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