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VIDEO: First Tower of London poppies removed

Wed, 2014-11-12 05:03
Volunteers have started removing the ceramic poppies that make up the Blood-Swept Lands and Seas of Red installation at the Tower of London.

Lego sequel 'to have more female roles'

Wed, 2014-11-12 04:58
The film industry is waking up to the fact that it needs to better represent its female audience, say one of Hollywood's most successful writing teams.

'Suicide bomb' at Nigeria college

Wed, 2014-11-12 04:57
A female suicide bomber has blown herself up at a college in north-central Nigeria, witnesses tell the BBC.

Sexton on Player of Year shortlist

Wed, 2014-11-12 04:55
Ireland fly-half Jonathan Sexton joins Julian Savea, Brodie Retallick, Willie Le Roux and Duane Vermeulen on IRB shortlist.

Evans 'nowhere near' Blades deal

Wed, 2014-11-12 04:53
Manager Nigel Clough says that Sheffield United are not close to giving convicted rapist Ched Evans a contract.

Child crash victim was 'fun-loving'

Wed, 2014-11-12 04:51
An eight-year-old boy who was killed after being struck by a car in County Antrim is described as a "fun-loving" child by his school principal.

Russian troops enter Ukraine - Nato

Wed, 2014-11-12 04:47
Nato's top military commander says Nato saw columns of Russian military equipment and Russian combat troops entering Ukraine this week.

Club wrong to let Evans train - MP

Wed, 2014-11-12 04:44
Sheffield United should reconsider their decision to allow ex-player Ched Evans to train with the club after his rape conviction, the local MP says.

VIDEO: Five banks fined £2bn by regulators

Wed, 2014-11-12 04:42
Five banks fined £2bn by regulators over Forex failings

'Roger gets good support everywhere'

Wed, 2014-11-12 04:38
British number one Andy Murray on facing Roger Federer, London's World Tour Finals future and meeting One Direction.

Murder accused 'was animalistic'

Wed, 2014-11-12 04:32
The accused in the World's End murder trial Angus Sinclair treated the victims "like pieces of meat", a court is told.

Shop raid machete duel caught on film

Wed, 2014-11-12 04:27
Dramatic CCTV footage is released of a shopkeeper using a pole to fight off a masked man who was attacking him with a machete.

VIDEO: Doctors fears over Ashya treatment

Wed, 2014-11-12 04:12
The NHS are accused of jeopardising Ashya King's chance of a cure by paying for his treatment overseas.

VIDEO: Foo Fighters' Grohl Obama interview

Wed, 2014-11-12 04:09
Dave Grohl has been making music with The Foo Fighters for 20 years, but for the band's eighth studio album he wanted the recording process to be completely different.

Blyth's tie at Hartlepool live on TV

Wed, 2014-11-12 04:01
The FA Cup second-round tie between Hartlepool and Blyth Spartans is to be televised live on BBC Two on 5 December.

Too many basic jobs - John Lewis chief

Wed, 2014-11-12 03:57
John Lewis chairman Sir Charlie Mayfield warns that more than a fifth of UK jobs only require the educational level expected of an 11-year-old.

Actor Warren Clarke dies, aged 67

Wed, 2014-11-12 03:49
British actor Warren Clarke, best known for TV role in Dalziel And Pascoe, has died aged 67, his agent confirms.

Day in pictures: 12 November 2014

Wed, 2014-11-12 03:45
24 hours of news images: 16 November

Microsoft patches '19-year-old' bug

Wed, 2014-11-12 03:44
Microsoft patches a critical bug in its software that had existed for 19 years, according to IBM researchers.

Man dies after crash at hospital

Wed, 2014-11-12 03:27
A 55-year-old man is killed after colliding with a lorry at the University Hospital of Wales.