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Gravity and Hustle vie for Oscars

Thu, 2014-01-16 08:44
Con drama American Hustle and space movie Gravity lead this year's Oscar nominations with 10 nods each.

UN confronts Vatican on child abuse

Thu, 2014-01-16 08:40
The Vatican is confronted publicly for the first time over the sexual abuse of children by clergy at a UN hearing in Geneva.

In pictures: Oscar best film nominees

Thu, 2014-01-16 08:35
Nine films in the running at Academy Awards

Pochettino to stay as Saints manager

Thu, 2014-01-16 08:32
Southampton boss Mauricio Pochettino confirms he will remain at the club despite the departure of chairman Nicola Cortese.

Tourist number rise 'encouraging'

Thu, 2014-01-16 08:28
Tourism Minister Fergus Ewing welcomes a rise in visitor numbers and spending in Scotland last year.

Tyre blaze could 'go on for days'

Thu, 2014-01-16 08:16
A blaze involving 15,000 tonnes of tyres at a North Yorkshire recycling plant could "go on for days", a fire chief says.

999 wait man 'would have survived'

Thu, 2014-01-16 08:06
A man who died waiting for a 999 ambulance would have survived if help had arrived earlier, his cardiologist says.

Children can turn off net filters

Thu, 2014-01-16 07:54
Children are more than capable of bypassing filters and other safeguards set up by their parents, according to a report.

PM rejects Gates' defence warning

Thu, 2014-01-16 07:51
David Cameron dismisses a warning from ex-US defence secretary Robert Gates that armed forces cuts would diminish the UK's military standing.

CCGs - saving lives or forcing cuts?

Thu, 2014-01-16 07:47
Arguments intensify over how health budget is managed

Skelton's recipe for 'Bake Off' success

Thu, 2014-01-16 07:36
School Reporters grill Helen Skelton on life after Blue Peter and being on 'The Great Sport Relief Bake Off'

Only Fools star Lloyd Pack dies

Thu, 2014-01-16 07:35
British actor Roger Lloyd Pack, best known as Trigger in Only Fools and Horses, has died aged 69, his agent confirms.

New drug mix for Ohio execution

Thu, 2014-01-16 07:34
A man convicted of murder in the US state of Ohio is set to be executed using a new, never-before-tried combination of lethal injection drugs.

Lloyd Pack's memorable lines

Thu, 2014-01-16 07:28
The best comic lines uttered in character by Roger Lloyd Pack

VIDEO: 'Ring of truth' in Gates' military claims

Thu, 2014-01-16 07:22
Ex-US Defence Secretary Robert Gates' claims about UK military spending do have a "ring of truth", says a former UK Chief of the General Staff.

Police chief faces shooting charges

Thu, 2014-01-16 07:18
The Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police (GMP) is to be prosecuted for safety breaches after an unarmed man was shot dead in Cheshire.

VIDEO: Osborne: 'Britain is making things again'

Thu, 2014-01-16 07:01
Chancellor George Osborne has announced £30 million of funding to develop 3D printing and aerospace technology in Coventry

Van Persie backs 'leading man' Moyes

Thu, 2014-01-16 06:59
Striker Robin van Persie backs David Moyes as the Manchester United boss looks to address the club's stop-start season.

German bribery trial for Ecclestone

Thu, 2014-01-16 06:56
Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone will face bribery trial on charges of allegedly giving a $45m (£27.5m) bribe to a German banker, a court in Munich rules.

Radio fame cancer patient dies

Thu, 2014-01-16 06:50
An "inspirational" cancer patient praised for sharing his experiences of the disease in appearances on BBC Radio 5 Live dies.

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