Subscribe to BBC News feed BBC News
BBC News - Home
Updated: 1 hour 15 min ago

Nathan Hughes will learn from tweet ban - Eddie Jones

18 October 2018 - 4:06pm
England number eight Nathan Hughes "deeply regrets" the social media post that triggered a further two-week ban says coach Eddie Jones.

Boxing's Olympic risk is 'unprecedented' says head of England Boxing

18 October 2018 - 3:46pm
England Boxing believes the sport is facing the "grave" threat of omission from the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Wakefield's Pinderfields Hospital smokers shamed via loudspeaker

18 October 2018 - 3:26pm
Hospital users are encouraged to activate the announcements when they see someone smoking on site.

Pakistan v Australia: Azhar Ali is run out in bizarre circumstances

18 October 2018 - 3:24pm
Pakistan batsman Azhar Ali is run out in bizarre circumstances, after mistakenly thinking the ball had reached the boundary on the third day of the second Test with Australia.

Jamal Khashoggi case: Liam Fox pulls out of Saudi summit

18 October 2018 - 2:21pm
The boycott comes amid fears journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside a Saudi consulate.

'Fred and Rose West' couple jailed for rapes

18 October 2018 - 2:20pm
Peter and Avril Griffiths - dubbed the "Fred and Rose West" of their estate - abused three girls.

Highway Code may include 'Dutch reach' to keep cyclists safe

18 October 2018 - 1:39pm
The method encourages drivers to look behind them before opening their door, to protect cyclists.

England v Sri Lanka: Joe Denly prepared to open in Tests for England

18 October 2018 - 12:40pm
Joe Denly is not ruling out opening the England batting in the Tests against Sri Lanka - nine years after his last cap, in an ODI.

Keira Knightley bans daughter from watching some Disney films

18 October 2018 - 12:23pm
The actress told Ellen DeGeneres she bans Cinderella and The Little Mermaid due to their portrayal of women.

'Mad cow disease' at Aberdeenshire farm after BSE confirmed

18 October 2018 - 12:06pm
Rural Economy Secretary Fergus Ewing says a movement ban has been placed on the unnamed farm.

Name checks to begin on bank payments

18 October 2018 - 12:02pm
A recipient's name will be as critical as the account number and sort code when transferring money from July.

Sir Paul Beresford struggles with Scottish accent

18 October 2018 - 11:27am
New Zealand-born MP Sir Paul Beresford struggles to understand a question from the SNP's David Linden.

Boston Red Sox beat Houston Astros after fan interferes with catch

18 October 2018 - 11:25am
A Houston Astros fan who attempted to catch the ball cost his side after it was ruled he stopped a Boston Red Sox fielder taking the catch.

Police officer run over in Blackley during van chase

18 October 2018 - 11:24am
Witnesses said they saw the vehicle reverse into a wall as it attempted to flee two police cars.

Jamaica qualify for Women's World Cup with help from Bob Marley's daughter

18 October 2018 - 11:23am
Jamaica's Reggae Girlz have qualified for the 2019 Fifa Women's World Cup - and have Bob Marley's daughter to thank.

Emma Bunton to host the US version of Bake Off

18 October 2018 - 11:17am
The Spice Girl will present The Great American Baking Show with Paul Hollywood as judge.

Crimea attack: Kerch students left with horrific bomb injuries

18 October 2018 - 11:13am
The number of people killed in a bomb and gun attack rises to 20, as a teenage girl dies of her wounds.

The letter from a father who said 'no' to war

18 October 2018 - 11:00am
A father, sent to a labour camp after refusing to fight in the Great War, wrote to his baby daughter to explain his absence.

Banksy: How Love is in the Bin's shredding did not go to plan

18 October 2018 - 10:58am
The artist confirms the canvas was supposed to shred in full, not just partially.

Danish Kaneria admits spot-fixing after six years and apologises to Essex

18 October 2018 - 10:48am
Former Pakistan leg spinner Danish Kaneria admits to spot-fixing while at Essex, ending six years of denial.


BBC News