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Why the French state has a team of UFO hunters

Mon, 2014-11-03 15:08
The country with a dedicated team of UFO hunters

Holiday pay case may affect millions

Mon, 2014-11-03 15:06
A closely-watched ruling later will help determine whether millions of workers are entitled to claim for overtime to be included in holiday pay.

Real 'probably best in the world'

Mon, 2014-11-03 15:05
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers says Real Madrid may be the best team in the world, ahead of Tuesday's Champions League tie.

JP Morgan facing currency probe

Mon, 2014-11-03 15:04
JP Morgan Chase, the largest bank in the US, has revealed it is under investigation over currency trading in a filing with US regulators.

Three homes damaged in city attacks

Mon, 2014-11-03 14:50
Three homes, including one belonging to a pensioner, are damaged in attacks in east Belfast.

VIDEO: Can US military learn from Call of Duty?

Mon, 2014-11-03 14:32
The creative individuals who dream up the hit video games that bring in billions of dollars have already attracted attention in the wider entertainment industry.

Gutierrez gets 'medical discharge'

Mon, 2014-11-03 14:13
Newcastle midfielder Jonas Gutierrez says he has been given a "medical discharge" after treatment for testicular cancer.

Descent tool probed in Virgin crash

Mon, 2014-11-03 14:11
US officials say a descent safety device on the crashed Virgin Galactic spacecraft deployed early during Friday's fatal test flight.

Protest over cuts to Dalriada hospital

Mon, 2014-11-03 14:01
Up to 1,000 people gather in Ballycastle, County Antrim, to protest at cuts to Dalriada Hospital.

Eavis receives music industry award

Mon, 2014-11-03 13:44
Glastonbury Festival founder Michael Eavis receives a Music Industry Trusts Award for his outstanding contribution to live music in the UK.

Crystal Palace 1-3 Sunderland

Mon, 2014-11-03 13:36
Steven Fletcher scores twice as Sunderland lift themselves out of the relegation zone with victory against 10-man Crystal Palace.

VIDEO: Tempting tourists to North Korea

Mon, 2014-11-03 13:22
North Korea may not be high on the list of destinations that most tourists would like to visit, but a tour operator which organises holidays there says business is booming.

Tower Hamlets inspection report due

Mon, 2014-11-03 12:44
A report into allegations of election fraud at Tower Hamlets is to be published on Tuesday, cabinet minister Eric Pickles says.

Teacher ban after lewd texts to boy

Mon, 2014-11-03 12:41
A teacher who sent lewd text messages to a 16-year-old schoolboy who later killed himself has been banned indefinitely from the classroom.

Libyans sent home after sex assaults

Mon, 2014-11-03 12:18
Libyan army cadets, training in the UK, are to return home early after an MP wrote to the MoD calling for the training to end.

Windies will survive action - Lara

Mon, 2014-11-03 12:16
West Indies cricket will survive a multi-million pound legal threat made by India's board, believes Brian Lara.

VIDEO: Benefit fraud bodybuilder jailed

Mon, 2014-11-03 11:58
A former Mr Wales who falsely claimed £28,332 in disability benefits while entering bodybuilding competitions is jailed for six months.

Bodybuilder jailed for benefit fraud

Mon, 2014-11-03 11:27
A former Mr Wales who falsely claimed £28,332 in disability benefits for eight years whilst continuing to compete in bodybuilding competitions is jailed for six months.

UK-Iranian woman 'on hunger strike'

Mon, 2014-11-03 11:12
A British-Iranian woman held in Iran after trying to watch a men's volleyball match is on hunger strike for the second time, her family says.

VIDEO: Tightrope walker 'shaking like leaf'

Mon, 2014-11-03 11:03
US tightrope walker Nik Wallenda has successfully completed back-to-back high-wire walks above the city of Chicago, watched by thousands of people.