Subscribe to BBC News feed BBC News
BBC News - Home
Updated: 2 hours 40 min ago

'Dolphin snot' used to look at health of pod off Gower

8 September 2019 - 11:55am
DNA has previously been collected from the blow of humpback whales but not from small dolphins.

Mo Farah: Briton wins record sixth Great North Run

8 September 2019 - 11:53am
Britain's Mo Farah wins a record sixth consecutive Great North Run with a personal best time.

Huge crowds attend Pope's Mass in Madagascar

8 September 2019 - 11:50am
Many of the worshippers brave the cold and wind, spending nights outdoors ahead of his arrival.

Why is there a war in Afghanistan? The short, medium and long story

8 September 2019 - 11:38am
Why is there a war in Afghanistan? America's longest war explained in 100, 300 and 800 words.

Hong Kong protesters appeal to Trump for help

8 September 2019 - 11:06am
The protesters march near the US consulate general on the 14th straight weekend of demonstrations.

Scotland add Bradbury to World Cup squad as cover for Ritchie

8 September 2019 - 10:47am
Back-row Magnus Bradbury will join Scotland's World Cup travelling party on Monday as "precautionary injury cover" for Jamie Ritchie.

British Airways strike due to start at midnight

8 September 2019 - 10:11am
British Airways pilots are to begin a two-day strike, with passengers told not to go to airports.

Brexit extension: PM to 'test law to limit' to avoid delay

8 September 2019 - 9:31am
Dominic Raab says the government will "test to the limit" a new law designed to delay Brexit.

Student with stoma accused by Wetherspoons staff of taking drugs

8 September 2019 - 9:16am
Amber Davies says staff at a Wetherspoons pub questioned why she was using a disabled toilet.

Are vertical stages 'appalling' or 'the future'?

8 September 2019 - 9:12am
After Mabel performed a gig designed around social media posts, artists and fans weigh up the pros and cons.

Is it now if, rather than when, she will do it? Williams stutters again in search of record

8 September 2019 - 8:38am
Serena Williams may think she can overcome those who now believe they have the beating of her in finals - but it does not look that way, says Russell Fuller.

Strictly Come Dancing confirms Kelvin Fletcher as Jamie Laing's replacement

8 September 2019 - 8:17am
The announcement came after celebrities were paired with their professional dancers for the 2019 show.

Storm Dorian makes landfall in Canada

8 September 2019 - 4:50am
Dorian hit Nova Scotia late on Saturday with winds of 100mph, cutting power to 450,000 homes.

Tories bid to depose Speaker Bercow after Commons revolt

8 September 2019 - 4:43am
The party plans to stand a candidate against John Bercow, accusing him of "flagrant abuse" of process.

Afghanistan War: Trump cancels peace deal with Taliban

8 September 2019 - 3:22am
Donald Trump tweeted he was calling off a meeting with the Afghan president and the Taliban.

From a fake cheque to cashing £3.1m - Andreescu reflects on maiden Grand Slam win

8 September 2019 - 3:17am
Three years ago, a 16-year-old Bianca Andreescu wrote herself a fake cheque. In winning the US Open, she takes home a real one worth £3.1m.

Newspaper headlines: Rudd resigns and Johnson's 'threat to EU'

8 September 2019 - 12:43am
The newspaper front pages cover the late-breaking resignation of cabinet minister Amber Rudd.

Why people pay for the perfect Instagram wedding

8 September 2019 - 12:09am
Is the influence from social media apps like Instagram putting too much pressure on the big day?

What's it like to live in a castle?

8 September 2019 - 12:09am
England is home to hundreds of castles, but what is like to live in one?

Nigeria: Why is it struggling to meet its tax targets?

8 September 2019 - 12:08am
Nigeria says more people than ever are paying tax - but government revenues are not growing


BBC News