World News

Conservatives agree pact with DUP to support May government
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 17:34:38 GMT

The deal will see the DUP support Theresa May in Parliament and £1bn extra cash for Northern Ireland.

Grenfell Tower: Cladding firm ends global sales for tower blocks
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 19:23:59 GMT

The cladding was used on Grenfell Tower, where at least 79 are feared to have died in a fire.

Stormont talks: Simon Coveney warns time 'running out'
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 01:00:51 GMT

The DUP and Sinn Féin need to "move towards each other's position", says the Irish foreign minister.

Trump travel ban injunction partly lifted by top US court
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 19:48:39 GMT

The US Supreme Court partly implements the travel and refugee bans pending a full review in October.

World Cup 2022: Claims of corruption in Qatar bid published in Germany
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 23:13:00 GMT

Claims of alleged corruption in Qatar's successful 2022 World Cup bid are published in the German media.

Crowd catches girl after ride fall
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 23:25:29 GMT

A father describes the moment it happened at a Six Flags theme park in New York.

More than 1,700 patients at risk over NHS mail blunder
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 01:11:46 GMT

Cancer test results, child protection notes and medication advice were among notes that went missing.

Bristol MP Darren Jones hails himself 'first Darren in Parliament'
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 21:29:22 GMT

MP Darren Jones says his nominative claim to fame makes his constituency "historic and fascinating".

Most-delayed flights from UK airports revealed
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 23:54:33 GMT

Gatwick Airport passengers experienced the most delays with about one in three flights affected.

Grenfell Tower fire: Husband's fear over lost passport
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 00:38:31 GMT

Sabah feared he would not be able to attend his wife Khadija's funeral after his passport burned.

'Less homophobic bullying' in Britain's schools
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 23:02:13 GMT

Bullying against gay pupils has reduced, a study suggests, but many still face victimisation.

Cash 'lives on' after 50 years of ATMs
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 23:02:49 GMT

Bank of England chief cashier says all future plans include the use of cash despite new technology.

Welsh singer Charlotte Church loses unborn baby
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 20:26:45 GMT

The singer says she and her partner Jonathan Powell are grieving their loss.

Newspaper headlines: DUP deal dominates front pages
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 23:58:51 GMT

The agreement that will see the Democratic Unionists support the government is widely criticised.

£100m from West to clean up Russian nuclear base
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 23:13:13 GMT

Western nations are giving Russia nearly £100m to clear up nuclear waste at Andreyeva Bay, a contaminated Cold War submarine base.

Cash machine quiz: Test your knowledge
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 23:02:31 GMT

On its golden jubilee, how much you know about the ATM?

The robot that can pick up virtually any object
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 23:11:27 GMT

Scientists at UC Berkeley have created a robot that has learnt to pick up virtually any object.

Halsey: I lost a sense of who I was
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 00:27:10 GMT

The singer speaks to the BBC about playing Glastonbury and finding herself again after a break-up.

Why the NHS can't pay for all of Glendon's cancer drugs
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 00:30:41 GMT

Glendon has a brain tumour - there are drugs that might extend his life but he must pay for them.

In pictures: The empty railways of America
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 00:43:22 GMT

Photographer John Sanderson captures the quiet moments between passing trains.

What happens when you're sleep deprived?
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 19:27:13 GMT

A new study is looking at the impact of sleep on your brain power.

BBC News Channel
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 09:41:12 GMT

BBC coverage of latest developments

Reality Check: Britain and EU at odds over citizens' rights
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 23:07:33 GMT

The EU argues that the rights of the bloc's citizens should not change as a result of Brexit.

How I slept next to a lion
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 00:32:45 GMT

Amy Dickman has had some close shaves with big cats and humans while working with cheetahs and lions in Africa.

'I had to crowdfund for my wheelchair so I could work as a doctor'
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 23:13:01 GMT

Hannah Barham-Brown feared her dreams of becoming a medic would be over after the NHS offered her an impractical wheelchair.

Were predictions about Hong Kong's handover correct?
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 21:41:42 GMT

Twenty years on, we review predictions for Hong Kong made when Britain handed the city over to China.

DUP-Tory deal: Where is the money going to be spent?
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 12:34:19 GMT

The heart of this financial package is infrastructure spending - £400m over two years - says BBC News NI's John Campbell.

What happens if you take too much MDMA?
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 13:32:39 GMT

One man is dead and four others are seriously ill after taking the drug. This is what happens when you take too much MDMA.

Why Scottish tower blocks pass fire tests
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:17:09 GMT

A parliamentary inquiry was carried out after a fatal tower block fire in Irvine, North Ayrshire.

Holland & Barrett: Bargain basement or High Street star?
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 14:10:27 GMT

The Russian billionaire buying the health food chain said he wanted to invest in future stars of the High Street. Does Holland & Barrett fit the bill?

El Hadji Diouf: I am not a bad guy, says controversial Senegal great
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 15:13:35 GMT

El Hadji Diouf had a reputation for bad behaviour as a player, but tells BBC Sport's Stanley Kwenda this was unfair.

Frank de Boer: Crystal Palace's new boss is excited to 'spend a lot of money'
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 17:15:51 GMT

New Crystal Palace manager Frank de Boer says he is excited to join a club that "spend a lot of money".

Serena Williams: John McEnroe believes she would struggle on men's circuit
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 23:02:00 GMT

John McEnroe says Serena Williams would struggle to make the men's top 700, and the world 701 says he would beat her.

Usain Bolt says 'mind not made up' over retirement date
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 20:42:29 GMT

Usain Bolt says he may continue running after this summer's World Championships, but stresses he still plans to retire this season.

British and Irish Lions: Gatland's men prepare for Hurricanes test
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 11:58:20 GMT

Warren Gatland's midweek squad have a chance to lift British and Irish Lions morale when they face the Hurricanes in Wellington.

County Championship: How the opening day of day-night matches unfolded
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 22:36:16 GMT

Average crowds? Strange intervals? A ball that gets bigger? How the first of the day-night County Championship games unfolded.

Eastbourne 2017: Heather Watson upsets champion Dominika Cibulkova
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 17:29:05 GMT

Watch the best five shots as British number three Heather Watson beats defending champion Dominika Cibulkova in the second round of Eastbourne

Sebastian Vettel crash 'like a massive headbutt in football', says Eddie Jordan
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 23:28:23 GMT

Sebastian Vettel's swerve into Lewis Hamilton in Azerbaijan was like an "instant red card" in football, says Eddie Jordan.

Copyright ©, all rights reserved.    Designed and Maintained by Hallisoft