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Airport runway cost 'underestimated'

Mon, 2014-11-10 22:55
Plans to build new runways at Heathrow and Gatwick will cost substantially more than bidders estimate, the Airports Commission says.

VIDEO: How S Korea ferry disaster unfolded

Mon, 2014-11-10 22:55
The captain of the South Korean ferry which sank in April has been found guilty of gross negligence and sentenced to 36 years in prison. Lucy Hockings explains how the disaster unfolded.

Regulator announces payday loans cap

Mon, 2014-11-10 22:35
A cap on interest rates on payday loans from January 2015 is announced by UK regulator the Financial Conduct Authority.

'Golf should change secretive ways'

Mon, 2014-11-10 22:26
As Patrick Reed awaits punishment for his homophobic outburst, Iain Carter asks if it is time for golf to open up over discipline.

Thousands pay Armistice Day respect

Mon, 2014-11-10 22:15
Thousands of people will pay tribute to those who have died in battles since World War One as part of Armistice Day commemorations around Wales.

Welsh pair face doping hearing delay

Mon, 2014-11-10 22:14
A hearing into Welsh athletes Rhys Williams and Gareth Warburton failing doping tests is delayed until December, 2014.

M4 relief road land ownership concern

Mon, 2014-11-10 22:09
Millions of pounds worth of property and land along the preferred route for an M4 relief road around Newport is owned by the Welsh government, BBC Wales can reveal.

Schoolgirl photos put on porn site

Mon, 2014-11-10 22:01
A BBC Spotlight investigation uncovers 731 photographs of schoolgirls from Northern Ireland on a pornographic website used by paedophiles.

India PM Modi in Asia-Pacific tour

Mon, 2014-11-10 22:01
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi sets off on a tour which will take in summits and key bilateral talks in Myanmar, Australia and Fiji.

VIDEO: Swan brings Heathrow runway to a halt

Mon, 2014-11-10 21:53
A swan has caused a queue of aircraft at Heathrow, leaving passengers waiting while staff tried to escort it from the runway.

Dozens die in Pakistan bus crash

Mon, 2014-11-10 21:53
At least 50 people are killed after a passenger bus collided with a truck in southern Pakistan.

VIDEO: The Who celebrate 50 years

Mon, 2014-11-10 21:43
The Who are joined by some of the bands they have influenced at a rehearsal for a special charity concert.

Labour to call debate on warrant row

Mon, 2014-11-10 21:25
Labour plans to use an opposition day debate next week to give MPs a chance to vote on the European Arrest Warrant, the BBC understands.

Drugs treatment service set to close

Mon, 2014-11-10 21:17
A facility in County Antrim that works to reduce the harm caused by drugs will close early next year because of a lack of funding.

Fossil fuel promises 'being broken'

Mon, 2014-11-10 20:46
World governments are breaking promises to phase out subsidies for fossil fuels, a report by the Overseas Development Institute says.

Greaves to sell World Cup medal

Mon, 2014-11-10 20:40
Former England footballer Jimmy Greaves is to auction the World Cup winner's medal fans campaigned for more than 40 years for him to receive.

New hope in Syria war, says UN envoy

Mon, 2014-11-10 20:10
The UN mediator in the Syrian conflict, Staffan de Mistura, tells the BBC he believes there is a fresh opportunity to resolve the country's crisis.

Facebook Messenger has 500m users

Mon, 2014-11-10 19:45
Social networking giant Facebook said its new messaging service now has more than 500 million users - more than doubling since April.

India women die after sterilisations

Mon, 2014-11-10 19:39
Eight women die after botched sterilisation surgery at a government-run health camp in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh.

Dewani 'knows all about murder plot'

Mon, 2014-11-10 19:12
Shrien Dewani "knows everything" about the alleged conspiracy which led to the murder of his new wife in South Africa, a court hears.