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Weekendish: Watches for the blind and Eiffel of the East

Fri, 2014-04-11 06:51
A round-up of some of the best reads from the BBC News Magazine this week, with your extra comments.

Indian artists warn against Modi

Fri, 2014-04-11 06:12
Leading Indian artists and academics write an open letter warning against the possible election of Hindu nationalist politician Narendra Modi.

'More than 600' Gibraltar incursions

Fri, 2014-04-11 06:12
Spanish government vessels have entered British waters around Gibraltar hundreds of times since the start of 2013, the Foreign Office says.

VIDEO: Gamer's Minecraft videos a global hit

Fri, 2014-04-11 06:11
A 22-year-old from Northamptonshire has become a global phenomenon - and is on his way to becoming wealthy - thanks to a computer game called Minecraft.

Friday's gossip column

Fri, 2014-04-11 06:10
Eto'o talking to Besiktas, Evra to leave Man Utd, Newcastle wanted Sir Alex, Rooney to miss run-in, plus more

Protests as Condi Rice joins Dropbox

Fri, 2014-04-11 06:06
Former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice's appointment to the board of technology firm Dropbox draws criticism from some customers.

Cameron finds 'guidance' in faith

Fri, 2014-04-11 06:04
David Cameron speaks of the "peace" and "guidance" he finds in his Christian faith, as he releases an Easter message.

10 things we didn't know last week

Fri, 2014-04-11 05:49
There's a type of spider attracted to Mazdas, plus other factlets

AUDIO: Man held for giving wife pain patch

Fri, 2014-04-11 05:21
An elderly man was locked up for seven hours after giving his wife a painkiller patch at her care home.

VIDEO: The films making science captivating

Fri, 2014-04-11 05:20
David Reid travels to the Cern institute in Switzerland to find out how film-makers are helping to make science stories more accessible to the public.

Ukraine in offer to troubled east

Fri, 2014-04-11 05:14
Ukraine's interim PM Yatsenyuk offers more powers to the turbulent east, where armed pro-Russian protesters are defying the government.

California teen bus crash kills 10

Fri, 2014-04-11 05:14
Ten people, including five teenage students, are killed in a fiery bus crash in California, authorities say.

AUDIO: Whistleblower resigns from police

Fri, 2014-04-11 04:55
A police whistleblower, who raised concerns about the Metropolitan Police's crime statistics, explains why he resigned.

AUDIO: Pope asks forgiveness for clergy abuse

Fri, 2014-04-11 04:41
Pope Francis has asked for forgiveness for the evil committed by Roman Catholic priests who've sexually abused children.

CPS 'right to take Evans to court'

Fri, 2014-04-11 04:37
The director of public prosecutions insists that the Crown Prosecution Service was right to take the Nigel Evans sex abuse case to court.

AUDIO: Julie Walters on her Bafta nod

Fri, 2014-04-11 04:30
Actress Julie Walters, will be inducted into the Bafta Fellowship, at this year's television Baftas in May

Nirvana inducted to Hall of Fame

Fri, 2014-04-11 04:27
REM singer Michael Stipe inducts grunge group Nirvana to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, alongside the likes of Kiss, Peter Gabriel and Beatles manager Brian Epstein.

'European Rugby Cup won't hurt game'

Fri, 2014-04-11 04:06
Premiership Rugby chief executive Mark McCafferty says the new European Rugby Champions Cup will benefit the sport.

Chelsea face Atletico in Champions League

Fri, 2014-04-11 04:05
Chelsea are drawn against Atletico Madrid in the Champions League semi-finals, while Real Madrid face holders Bayern Munich.

VIDEO: Fixed or floating election voters?

Fri, 2014-04-11 03:20
Have voters already made up their minds about the general election, or is their vote still up for grabs?

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