John Humphrys to host his final edition of Radio 4 Today programme

BBC News - 9 min 56 sec ago
The veteran presenter will bow out on Thursday after 32 years on the flagship show.

Wife cleared of husband's 'mercy killing' murder

BBC News - 11 min 27 sec ago
Mavis Eccleston told jurors she and her terminally ill husband Dennis, 81, agreed to take their own lives.

Injured seagull photographed with arrow embedded in head in Elgin

BBC News - 24 min 40 sec ago
The injured bird has been seen in Elgin and an appeal is being made to find the culprit.

Liberia school fire leaves many children dead near Monrovia

BBC News - 33 min 45 sec ago
The blaze broke out at a boarding school near the capital Monrovia, killing at least 23 children.

'We gave up everything for this’ - epic journeys to the Rugby World Cup

BBC News - 35 min 51 sec ago
Jobs have been quit, house deposits spent and continents crossed - without flying - to get to the Rugby World Cup in Japan.

Scalesceugh Hall: Firefighters tackle blaze at mansion

BBC News - 50 min 25 sec ago
Grade II-listed Scalesceugh Hall's owners say they owe "an enormous debt of gratitude" to firefighters.

Doug Marrone v Jalen Ramsey: Is Jacksonsville Jaguars coach on his way out

BBC News - 3 hours 6 min ago
Osi Umenyiora and Jason Bell discuss the sideline spat between Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Doug Marrone and his star cornerback Jalen Ramsey.

Fernando Ricksen: Former Rangers player dies at age 43

BBC News - 3 hours 12 min ago
Former Rangers player Fernando Ricksen, who had been suffering from motor neurone disease, has died at age 43, the Ibrox club have confirmed.

Kevin Lunney: Quinn Industrial Holdings director abducted and beaten

BBC News - 3 hours 12 min ago
Quinn Industrial Holdings’ director Kevin Lunney was attacked near his County Fermanagh home.

Vanessa George: Nursery abuser released from prison

BBC News - 3 hours 14 min ago
Vanessa George, who abused children at a nursery in Plymouth, is granted parole after ten years.

Brexit: Talks 'should not be a pretence' warns Barnier

BBC News - 3 hours 17 min ago
The EU's chief negotiator says it is "not enough" for the UK to say what it does not want.

Gareth Thomas: Wales legend 'forced' to reveal HIV status by tabloids

BBC News - 3 hours 32 min ago
The ex-Wales captain said threats from a paper forced him to reveal his status to the world.

Inflation surprise as computer game prices drop

BBC News - 4 hours 5 min ago
The cost of living dropped to 1.7% in August as games and download prices fell.

Three killed in Monte Carlo-Venice boat speed record attempt

BBC News - 4 hours 47 min ago
Fabio Buzzi's powerboat hit rocks as he neared the finishing line in the Venice lagoon.

'Racism rot is deep in Italian football': Anti-discrimination body condemns lack of action

BBC News - 5 hours 9 min ago
Italian football authorities and their disciplinary systems to combat racism are "not fit for purpose", says the chief of anti-discriminatory body Fare.

Waterloo death: Engineer killed working on walkway

BBC News - 5 hours 34 min ago
British Transport Police say the engineer's death on a travelator is being treated as unexplained.

Gambling addiction: Mum's hopes for new Leeds NHS service

BBC News - 5 hours 58 min ago
Kimberley Wadsworth killed herself after gambling away £36,000 from her mother to pay off debts.

Cobham: National security fears threaten defence takeover

BBC News - 6 hours 20 min ago
The government is looking into Advent's £4bn takeover bid for British defence firm Cobham.

Greta Thunberg to US politicians: 'Sorry, you're not trying hard enough'

BBC News - 6 hours 49 min ago
The climate activist says more needs to be done to combat climate change.

Analysis: ‘Lesson’ against Napoli will do Liverpool some good

BBC News - 7 hours 38 min ago
Liverpool start the defence of the Champions League with defeat at Napoli, but ex-Reds defender Mark Lawrenson feels his old side will have learned an important lesson.


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