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FOI requests exceed 400,000 in decade

Tue, 2014-12-30 15:10
More than 400,000 requests have been made under Freedom of Information laws since they were introduced 10 years ago.

Airport Ebola testing 'shambles'

Tue, 2014-12-30 14:50
Wednesday's papers are united in asking why nurse Pauline Cafferkey's Ebola symptoms were not picked up at Heathrow Airport, despite multiple screening tests.

Why Pardew would leave for Palace

Tue, 2014-12-30 14:26
It seems Alan Pardew can barely wait to leave 10th-placed Newcastle for struggling Crystal Palace - Phil McNulty examines why.

Asda boss says 2015 will be tough

Tue, 2014-12-30 14:24
The rise of the discount supermarkets will mean 2015 will be another difficult year, the boss of Asda tells the BBC.

MBE for volunteer maths teacher

Tue, 2014-12-30 14:22
Gbolahan Bright, the organiser of free maths clubs for primary children in London and Essex is made an MBE in the New Year Honours list.

Frontline NHS staff given honours

Tue, 2014-12-30 14:14
A host of frontline NHS staff are among those recognised in the New Year Honour's list.

Second woman 'negative' for Ebola

Tue, 2014-12-30 14:05
A second healthcare worker who was tested for Ebola in Scotland has tested negative, the Scottish government confirms.

Wenger wants new panel to ban divers

Tue, 2014-12-30 14:01
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger wants an independent panel to stamp out diving and issue retrospective bans.

Hillsborough campaigners made CBEs

Tue, 2014-12-30 13:55
Two Hillsborough justice campaigners are appointed CBE in the New Year Honours list.

Mini skirt queen leads honours list

Tue, 2014-12-30 13:48
Mary Quant, the designer widely credited with making the mini skirt popular, is among those in the Queen's New Year Honours list.

VIDEO: Hundred held after Russia protest

Tue, 2014-12-30 13:46
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and more than 100 other demonstrators have been arrested at a rally in central Moscow, activists say.

Palestinian UN resolution fails

Tue, 2014-12-30 13:42
The UN Security Council rejects a resolution demanding an end to the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories within three years.

AirAsia crash recovery intensifies

Tue, 2014-12-30 13:37
Recovery teams are launching a "massive search" for victims of AirAsia flight QZ8501, as investigators hunt for the plane's data recorders.

Wind-up radio inventor honoured

Tue, 2014-12-30 13:34
Inventor Trevor Baylis - who designed the wind-up Baygen radio - has been appointed a CBE in the New Year Honours list.

Honours for Rugby World Cup winners

Tue, 2014-12-30 13:33
Rugby World Cup winners Rochelle Clark and Sarah Hunter are among the sports stars on the New Year's Honours list.

Scots honoured in New Year list

Tue, 2014-12-30 13:32
About 150 Scots, including Commonwealth judo star Euan Burton and MP Anne McGuire, make the New Year Honours list.

Knighthood for 'father of Viagra'

Tue, 2014-12-30 13:31
Two chemists, one who started research on Viagra and a YouTube celebrity, along with a former NFU president, receives knighthoods in the New Year Honours.

New Year Honours: Twelve famous faces

Tue, 2014-12-30 13:30
Twelve of the big-name recipients on the 2015 list

More than 80 New Year Honours for NI

Tue, 2014-12-30 13:30
More than 80 people in Northern Ireland receive awards in the Queen's New Year Honours list 2015, with the highest honour given to Olympian Dame Mary Peters.

VIDEO: SBTV founder gets New Year Honour

Tue, 2014-12-30 13:30
Jamal Edwards, founder of SBTV, talks about being on the New Year Honours List and what the future holds.