Subscribe to BBC News feed BBC News
BBC News - Home
Updated: 2 hours 32 min ago

GB's Watson into first WTA final since 2016

12 October 2019 - 9:28am
Britain's Heather Watson beats Veronika Kudermetova in straight sets to reach the final of Tianjin Open in China.

The Stormzy university effect: 'I feel more represented'

12 October 2019 - 9:12am
As Cambridge University says its seen a Stormzy effect, we speak to black students about their experiences there.

Robert Forster: Jackie Brown star dies aged 78

12 October 2019 - 8:47am
The Oscar-nominated actor died of brain cancer in Los Angeles on Friday.

Typhoon Hagibis: Japan braced for biggest storm in decades

12 October 2019 - 8:45am
Typhoon Hagibis could be the worst to hit Japan since 1958 when more than 1,200 people died.

Mercedes eye F1 history in typhoon-hit Japan

12 October 2019 - 7:43am
Lewis Hamilton and team-mate Valtteri Bottas could secure a record sixth consecutive drivers' and constructors' World Championship double for the Mercedes team.

Brexit: How the Irish border issue was viewed during campaigning

12 October 2019 - 6:31am
The Irish border was an issue on the 2016 referendum trail, but was everyone listening to the debate?

Manchester Arndale stabbings: Man detained under Mental Health Act

12 October 2019 - 6:03am
A man held over the stabbing of three people in Manchester is being assessed by specialist doctors.

Turkey Syria offensive: US builds pressure to halt incursion against Kurds

12 October 2019 - 4:50am
Washington warns of sanctions unless the advance into Syria stops, but Ankara vows to press on.

Hanoi Train Street: 'I think my home is very special'

12 October 2019 - 3:17am
Authorities have shut down cafes and banned crowds at one of the city's most popular tourist spots.

Kevin McAleenan: US Homeland Security chief steps down

12 October 2019 - 2:05am
Kevin McAleenan was the fourth person to head the agency and oversaw Donald Trump's border policies.

SNP MSP says election win 'could be independence mandate'

12 October 2019 - 1:55am
A senior SNP MSP says the party could negotiate Scottish independence without another referendum being held.

'I'm proud my son is storing 1,000 bricks in my garden'

12 October 2019 - 1:19am
If Donna Heuerman looks out of her window she sees rows of bricks left by her teenage son, Jonjo.

The bag-designing man on Birmingham's streets

12 October 2019 - 12:51am
Kev used to sell his drawings on the streets of Birmingham until a customer offered him an alternative.

Tacko Fall: The tallest man in the NBA

12 October 2019 - 12:47am
The 7ft 5in Senegalese rookie only started playing basketball six years ago.

Why I went public about being raped, 67 years later

12 October 2019 - 12:40am
A prominent Ghanaian journalist writes about being sexually abused when she was just seven years old.

The Papers: 'Crunch' Brexit talks amid fresh deal hope

12 October 2019 - 12:35am
The papers respond to Brussels agreeing to "intensify" negotiations with the UK ahead of 31 October.

Amazon fires: What's the latest in Brazil?

12 October 2019 - 12:30am
The fires in the Amazon have been dampened - but it's not the only area under threat.

Dove Cameron: 'Difficult being a young girl these days'

12 October 2019 - 12:19am
Dove Cameron, who stars in the latest Disney's Descendants film, describes the difficulty of balancing her own personality with people's desire for her to be a role model.

Hammed Animashaun: 'I was the only clown in the family'

12 October 2019 - 12:14am
The young actor winning critical acclaim and hoping to inspire teens to follow his lead.

Slow walking at 45 'a sign of faster ageing'

12 October 2019 - 12:08am
Gait speed in mid-life indicates how fast the brain and body are ageing, researchers found.


BBC News