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Michael Nyman on Hillsborough Symphony

Fri, 2014-07-04 15:11
Michael Nyman on writing a symphony for Hillsborough

Today at the World Cup: Your at-a-glance guide

Fri, 2014-07-04 15:05
Who is playing? How can you watch? Who will win? Everything you need to know on day 24 of the 2014 Fifa World Cup.

VIDEO: Can prisons cope with older people?

Fri, 2014-07-04 14:47
BBC Newsnight's Jim Reed asks whether the prison system in the UK is coping effectively with detaining the rising number of elderly people.

Senegal Prime Minister Toure sacked

Fri, 2014-07-04 14:39
Senegalese Prime Minister Aminata Toure is sacked after less than a year in office, after her ruling party's poor results in last week's local elections.

VIDEO: Champion eater proposes to girlfriend

Fri, 2014-07-04 14:34
A competitive eating champion has proposed to his girlfriend before taking part in an annual 4 July hot dog eating contest in the United States.

VIDEO: Highlights: Brazil 2-1 Colombia

Fri, 2014-07-04 13:55
David Luiz's brilliant free-kick helps Brazil to a 2-1 victory over Colombia in the World Cup 2014 quarter-final in Fortaleza.

Costa Rica 'worried' by Robben diving

Fri, 2014-07-04 13:52
Costa Rica coach Jorge Luis Pinto says Arjen Robben must be punished if he dives in the World Cup quarter-final.

Brooks decision 'cannot be appealed'

Fri, 2014-07-04 13:38
Dublin City Council says its decision to refuse permission for two out of the five Garth Brooks concerts at Croke Park "cannot be amended or appealed".

Paying the price

Fri, 2014-07-04 13:07
Why the cost of hay fever pills can vary so much

Jihadists' assets frozen by Treasury

Fri, 2014-07-04 12:53
Two men from Cardiff who have joined a jihadists group in Syria have their assets frozen by the UK government.

'Armed struggle' in Edinburgh centre

Fri, 2014-07-04 12:28
A policeman and another man are in hospital following an armed struggle in Edinburgh city centre.

Federer 'eager' for Djokovic showdown

Fri, 2014-07-04 12:27
Roger Federer says he has "a lot of energy left in the tank" for Sunday's Wimbledon final against Novak Djokovic.

VIDEO: 'Danger crossing' cannot be closed

Fri, 2014-07-04 12:20
Concerns are raised about safety standards on a level crossing in Poole.

More arrests over Sparkbrook death

Fri, 2014-07-04 12:07
A further six men are arrested in connection with a violent disorder in Birmingham in which a 28-year-old man was fatally stabbed.

Loyalist response 'will be peaceful'

Fri, 2014-07-04 12:03
Loyalist paramilitaries will take a "peaceful approach" over the restriction of a contentious parade, says DUP MP Jeffrey Donaldson.

Germany arrests 'suspected US spy'

Fri, 2014-07-04 11:36
A 31-year-old man working for Germany's domestic intelligence agency is detained on suspicion of spying for the US, reports say.

Barcelona to meet Suarez clause

Fri, 2014-07-04 11:34
Barcelona tell Liverpool they are prepared to meet the £70m-plus release clause in striker Luis Suarez's contract.

Three rescued from Honduras mine

Fri, 2014-07-04 11:33
Three miners trapped in an informal gold mine in Honduras are rescued, but the authorities are still searching for another eight.

VIDEO: UK imams speak out against jihad

Fri, 2014-07-04 11:32
More than 100 imams in the UK have appealed to British Muslims not to travel to Syria and Iraq.

VIDEO: Cameron calls for dossier 'answers'

Fri, 2014-07-04 11:20
Prime Minister David Cameron has said he has asked the most senior civil servant at the Home Office to try to "find answers" to questions about a missing dossier of alleged paedophile activity at Westminster in the 1980s.
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