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Deadly 'gas blast' at Florida jail

Thu, 2014-05-01 14:08
An apparent gas explosion at a jail in Pensacola, Florida, kills two inmates and injures more than 180, forcing an evacuation, local officials say.

VIDEO: Retrieved phones record ferry sinking

Thu, 2014-05-01 13:52
Footage from retrieved mobile phones shows some of the last moments recorded by passengers aboard the South Korean ferry which sank off Jindo island two weeks ago.

In pictures: US flooding and storms

Thu, 2014-05-01 13:42
Major storm systems hit the eastern half of the US

Baby ash inquiry 'not ruled out'

Thu, 2014-05-01 13:37
A public inquiry into the baby ashes scandal has not been ruled out, Scotland's public health minister tells MSPs.

St Helens 48-18 London Broncos

Thu, 2014-05-01 13:21
St Helens go top of Super League as nine different scorers run in tries against winless London Broncos.

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford enters rehab

Thu, 2014-05-01 13:14
Rob Ford is starting a 30-day treatment course, as police investigate a new video that allegedly shows the mayor smoking crack cocaine.

How does Europe wean itself off Russian gas?

Thu, 2014-05-01 13:13
Europe looks to wean itself off Russian gas

Rents pledge focus for Labour launch

Thu, 2014-05-01 13:02
Labour would limit annual rent increases in the private sector to give a "fairer deal" to tenants, leader Ed Miliband says.

Rail firm apology over death crash

Thu, 2014-05-01 12:51
Network Rail apologises to the family of a four-year-old girl who was killed when a train travelling at 60mph hit the car she was in at a level crossing.

Pogba accuses Man Utd of 'disrespect'

Thu, 2014-05-01 12:21
Juventus's Paul Pogba has accused former club Manchester United of "disrespect", claiming he was made to train alone.

VIDEO: Mantises fitted with 3D glasses

Thu, 2014-05-01 12:03
Scientists at Newcastle University have fitted praying mantises with 3D glasses using beeswax as part of a £1m research project.

Clarkson denies racist nursery rhyme

Thu, 2014-05-01 11:11
The Top Gear host says he "did not use the n-word" after a newspaper claims to have footage of him chanting a nursery rhyme.

Scotland 'likely to get 'A' rating'

Thu, 2014-05-01 11:03
Scotland would likely hold a lower credit rating than the rest of the UK immediately after independence, according to the ratings agency Moody's.

Shock over US killing of German teen

Thu, 2014-05-01 10:55
The father of a German exchange student shot dead in Montana while trespassing in a garage says the US cannot continue to "play cowboy" with guns.

VIDEO: When self-publishing pays off

Thu, 2014-05-01 10:29
Author Tina Seskis tells the BBC's Nick Higham how her self-published novel sparked a literary bidding war

Woman recovers from 96% crash burns

Thu, 2014-05-01 10:25
A 20-year-old Wrexham woman who suffered 96% burns in a coach crash in the French Alps says the support of family and friends is helping her recovery.

Chelsea coach Faria given six-game ban

Thu, 2014-05-01 10:15
Chelsea assistant manager Rui Faria is given a six-match ban for his altercation with officials during the loss to Sunderland.

Deadly air strike on Aleppo market

Thu, 2014-05-01 10:03
At least 33 people are killed in an air strike on a market in a rebel-held district of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo, activists say.

Briscoe guilty of lying to police

Thu, 2014-05-01 09:50
Barrister Constance Briscoe guilty of lying to police probing ex-UK minister Chris Huhne's speeding points case.

Deadly mine collapse in Colombia

Thu, 2014-05-01 09:50
Rescuers try to reach up to 30 people trapped underground after an illegal gold mine collapses in south-western Colombia, killing at least three.
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