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Huth banned over gender comments

Fri, 2015-01-30 07:28
Stoke City defender Robert Huth is banned and fined by the FA for comments on social media related to gender reassignment.

Stage awards honour theatre industry

Fri, 2015-01-30 07:24
The Young Vic in London, Southampton's Nuffield, Liverpool's Everyman and producer Sonia Friedman are among the winners at The Stage's 2015 awards.

VIDEO: NFL's season's heroes and villains

Fri, 2015-01-30 07:24
The highs and lows of the NFL season

Profile: Sinai Province militant group

Fri, 2015-01-30 07:23
Sinai Province is a militant group that has pledged allegiance to Islamic State and carried out a string of deadly attacks in Egypt's Sinai peninsula.

Week in pictures: 24-30 January 2015

Fri, 2015-01-30 07:21
News photos from around the world

VIDEO: Close-up: Churchill funeral train restored

Fri, 2015-01-30 07:17
The National Railway Museum in York has refurbished Sir Winston Churchill's funeral train, to mark the 50th anniversary of the event.

BT attacked on rural broadband costs

Fri, 2015-01-30 07:11
At least £90m will be reinvested in rural broadband services after an underspend by BT, the BBC learns.

VIDEO: Beaten lecturer: 'I feel vindicated'

Fri, 2015-01-30 07:10
Four burglars who took part in a raid which left a lecturer "unrecognisable" are given lengthy jail sentences.

Korean Air chief 'scolded daughter'

Fri, 2015-01-30 07:00
The chief of Korean Air tells a court in Seoul that he scolded his 40-year-old daughter over her now notorious reaction to being served nuts in a packet.

VIDEO: Video shows fierce battle in Ukraine

Fri, 2015-01-30 06:53
Video has emerged showing a fierce battle in Vuhlehirsk, Donetsk, in which pro-Russian forces come under heavy bombardment from Ukrainian forces.

Hezbollah says it does not want war

Fri, 2015-01-30 06:53
The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah group, Hassan Nasrallah, says it does not want war with Israel but is not afraid to fight, after deadly border clashes.

Kenyan Jeptoo banned for doping

Fri, 2015-01-30 06:42
Kenyan marathon runner Rita Jeptoo has been banned for two years for failing a doping test.

Shake Shack shares surge on debut

Fri, 2015-01-30 06:40
Shares in US burger firm Shake Shack surge more than 130% on their New York Stock Exchange debut, valuing the firm at $1.8bn.

Body found in missing mum search

Fri, 2015-01-30 06:39
A body is found in a lake by police searching for a mother-of-four who has been missing for more than a week.

Saudis shelve blogger flogging again

Fri, 2015-01-30 06:34
Saudi Arabia postpones for a second time a further round of flogging against blogger Raif Badawi, whose case caused a global outcry.

Costa must change, says Pellegrini

Fri, 2015-01-30 06:31
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini says Chelsea striker Diego Costa must change after being banned for stamping.

Day in pictures: 30 January 2015

Fri, 2015-01-30 06:20
Images from around the world: 30 January

VIDEO: More snow forecast for parts of UK

Fri, 2015-01-30 06:07
Wintry weather continues to cause travel disruption in parts of England.

McIlroy leads in Dubai after 64

Fri, 2015-01-30 05:54
Rory McIlroy surges into the lead at the halfway stage of the Dubai Desert Classic after firing a superb 64.

Curfew in Kirkuk amid IS attacks

Fri, 2015-01-30 05:53
A curfew is imposed in the Iraqi city of Kirkuk following fierce overnight fighting between Kurdish Peshmerga forces and Islamic State militants.

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