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VIDEO: Charity song marks WWI centenary

Sun, 2014-08-10 00:22
A marching song which became an iconic hit during World War One is being re-launched as a video to mark the centenary of the conflict.

US in new strikes on Iraq militants

Sun, 2014-08-10 00:20
The US military says it has carried out four new air strikes on militants to defend Yazidi refugees trapped in mountains in northern Iraq.

VIDEO: Trends of the week - in 60 seconds

Sat, 2014-08-09 23:58
Trends of the week in 60 seconds

VIDEO: Gaza crisis: Cairo talks under threat

Sat, 2014-08-09 23:51
There are fears the talks in Cairo, aimed at securing a long-lasting ceasefire in Gaza, could break down completely.

£300,000 on Supreme Court cases

Sat, 2014-08-09 23:38
More than £300,000 has been spent by the Welsh and UK governments on three Supreme Court cases about assembly powers, the BBC learns.

Wiggins set for London-Surrey Classic

Sat, 2014-08-09 23:37
Olympic champion Sir Bradley Wiggins will ride in Sunday's London-Surrey Classic over roads used in the 2012 Olympics.

VIDEO: Ukraine civilians 'in need of aid'

Sat, 2014-08-09 23:35
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said he is ready to consider allowing humanitarian assistance into the rebel-held area of eastern Ukraine.

Forster seals £10m Southampton move

Sat, 2014-08-09 22:11
Southampton sign Celtic's England goalkeeper Fraser Forster on a four-year contract for a fee in the region of £10m.

US in for the long haul - the papers

Sat, 2014-08-09 22:02
The Iraq crisis again dominates the papers, as Barack Obama suggests there will be a long-term campaign against Islamist militants.

Ambulances 'queuing for hours' at A&E

Sat, 2014-08-09 20:33
Thousands of patients face long delays in ambulances while waiting to be transferred to accident and emergency care, research by Labour suggests.

New wave of fire strikes begins

Sat, 2014-08-09 20:15
Firefighters in England and Wales start a new period of strike action in a long-running pensions row with the government.

Typhoon Halong slams into Japan

Sat, 2014-08-09 19:58
More than one million people are advised to evacuate their homes as powerful Typhoon Halong hits south-western Japan.

VIDEO: Florida boy, nine, fights off alligator

Sat, 2014-08-09 19:41
A nine-year-old boy from Florida has been speaking about the moment he fought off a nine-foot-long alligator with his bare hands.

UKIP defends 'Hitler speech' MEP

Sat, 2014-08-09 19:40
UKIP defends one of its MEPs, who allegedly advised prospective party candidates to learn from the speaking style of Adolf Hitler.

VIDEO: A look inside Greenpeace ship

Sat, 2014-08-09 18:10
A Greenpeace ship impounded by Russia has returned to the Netherlands almost a year after it was stormed by Russian security forces.

VIDEO: Arctic Greenpeace boat welcomed home

Sat, 2014-08-09 18:01
A Greenpeace ship, impounded in Russia for months after a protest over oil drilling, has returned to her home port in the Netherlands.

Ukraine president weighs aid mission

Sat, 2014-08-09 17:11
Ukraine's president says he is ready to consider a humanitarian aid mission into rebel-held areas of the east, but only under strict conditions.

Denmark's homeless 'swap the streets for the pitch'

Sat, 2014-08-09 16:53
How football is helping Denmark's homeless

Brain injury woman publishes diary of steps to recovery

Sat, 2014-08-09 16:44
Brain injury woman publishes diary of steps to recovery

WWI 'viral hit' marks centenary

Sat, 2014-08-09 16:29
A marching song which became an iconic hit during World War One is being re-launched as a video to mark the centenary of the conflict.
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