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VIDEO: 'Shooting' at kosher Paris supermarket

Fri, 2015-01-09 05:05
A gunman has seized hostages at a kosher supermarket in Paris, while police in northern France have cornered the two Charlie Hebdo massacre suspects.

Cardiff return to blue home kit

Fri, 2015-01-09 05:00
Cardiff City will return to playing in their traditional home blue strip after owner Vincent Tan gives the go-ahead.

Ukraine rebels 'intensify attacks'

Fri, 2015-01-09 04:55
Officials say rebels have intensified their shelling of government positions in eastern Ukraine, with reports of soldiers and civilians killed.

Baftas 2015: shocks and surprises

Fri, 2015-01-09 04:53
Cuddly bears and sex-mad aliens get Bafta nods

AUDIO: Live - Sale v Northampton commentary

Fri, 2015-01-09 04:52
Listen to live commentary of Sale v Northampton from BBC Radio Manchester.

Man gets 10 years for killing friend

Fri, 2015-01-09 04:43
A man from Fife who killed his lifelong friend by stabbing him through the heart after a row is jailed for 10 years.

Szczesny has apologised - Wenger

Fri, 2015-01-09 04:35
Arsenal keeper Wojciech Szczesny apologises to Arsene Wenger after reports he smoked in the Gunners dressing room.

US adds 252,000 jobs in December

Fri, 2015-01-09 04:35
The US economy adds 252,000 jobs in December, while the unemployment rate falls from 5.8% to 5.6%.

Libyan cadet security 'inadequate'

Fri, 2015-01-09 04:32
Security arrangements at an army base in Cambridgeshire where Libyan soldiers were being trained were "inadequate", a report concludes.

BBC submits Cliff report for award

Fri, 2015-01-09 04:28
The BBC submits its controversial coverage of a raid on Sir Cliff Richard's house for a major journalism award.

Ex-Dolphin swims nine miles to shore

Fri, 2015-01-09 04:23
Rob Konrad spends up to 12 hours in the water to swim nine miles back to shore after falling off his boat while fishing.

Sony: 'No playbook' for hack attack

Fri, 2015-01-09 04:19
The firm says it was a "canary in the coalmine" after being hacked and was reacting to the situation as it unfolded.

VIDEO: 'I shook hands with terror suspect'

Fri, 2015-01-09 03:57
A salesman, known only as Didier, tells French radio that he met and shook hands with one of the terrorists in Dammartin-en-Goele.

Vaccines move to Ebola frontline

Fri, 2015-01-09 03:50
Two promising Ebola vaccines are to be tried on the frontline of the epidemic in West Africa, the World Health Organization has announced.

Day in pictures: 9 January 2015

Fri, 2015-01-09 03:37
Images from around the world: 8 January

Federer races to 39-minute victory

Fri, 2015-01-09 03:36
Roger Federer thrashes wildcard James Duckworth 6-0 6-1 in Brisbane as he warms up ahead for the Australian Open.

Letter bomb addressed to PSNI boss

Fri, 2015-01-09 03:20
The BBC understands letter bomb sent to the Police Service of Northern Ireland's headquarters was addressed to Chief Constable George Hamilton.

Healing the sick at CES 2015

Fri, 2015-01-09 03:19
Feeling ill at CES? Help is at hand

VIDEO: Police surround hostage warehouse

Fri, 2015-01-09 03:07
Police have surrounded a warehouse in northern France, as they close in on gunmen suspected of killing staff at Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris.

Rebels want $5m US bounty for LRA man

Fri, 2015-01-09 02:59
Seleka rebels in the Central Africa Republic say they should be given the $5m US reward for capturing a Ugandan militia leader wanted for war crimes.