National News

  1. Cameron 'confident' of EU success

    David Cameron says he can achieve a better deal for the UK in Europe but it won't be easy, ahead of key meetings next week with Angela Merkel and Jean-Claude Juncker.
  2. Sturgeon condemns leak 'dirty tricks'

    Nicola Sturgeon calls on Alistair Carmichael to consider his position as an MP after he admits being behind the leak of a memo ahead of the election.
  3. NHS trusts' deficit rises to £822m

    NHS trusts in England report a total deficit of £822m for last financial year, compared with £115m the previous year
  4. Ninth charge over Hatton Garden raid

    Police investigating Hatton Garden jewellery raid in London charge a ninth man with conspiracy to burgle.
  5. Cab driver jailed for Iraq bomb murder

    A London cab driver is jailed for life with a minimum term of 38 years for the murder of a US soldier in a roadside bombing in Iraq in 2007.
  6. Reporter guilty in story tips case

    Sun crime reporter Anthony France is found guilty of receiving story tips from an anti-terror officer based at Heathrow Airport.
  7. Police to pay rape victim £20,000

    A rape victim will receive a £20,000 out-of-court settlement as Hampshire police apologise for failing to investigate her complaint properly and arresting her.
  8. Key Iraq-Syria crossing 'falls to IS'

    Islamic State militants reportedly seize the last Syrian government-controlled border crossing with Iraq, after taking ancient Palmyra.
  9. Earthquake 'shakes homes' in Kent

    A 4.2 magnitude earthquake has been recorded in Kent, the British Geological Survey (BGS) says.
  10. Rape victims 'let down' by delays

    Northern Ireland's Public Prosecution Service is strongly criticised for the way it dealt with three cases linked to the alleged rape of Belfast woman Máiría Cahill, and claims of an IRA cover-up.
  11. Walkout hits Eiffel Tower tourists

    The Eiffel Tower shuts down for six hours because of a staff walkout in protest against a surge in pickpocketing gangs.
  12. Wembley WW2 bomb posed 'risk to life'

    A 110lb unexploded World War Two bomb found by builders near Wembley Stadium posed a "risk to life", the Army says.
  13. Nepal's treasures: Before and after

    Images of the destruction wreaked on Nepal's Kathmandu valley landmarks by Saturday's deadly earthquake.
  14. Why Iraq bomber was convicted in UK

    How can a man who helped make bombs in a foreign war end up on trial in a London court?
  15. Nepal survivors face uncertain future

    Reporter Yalda Hakim has travelled to Nepal to meet survivors struggling in the aftermath of the recent earthquakes.
  16. Islamic State: How it is run

    The BBC's Aidan Lewis looks at what is known about the structure of Islamic State (IS) and how the jihadist group is run.
  17. UK and the EU: Better off out or in?

    With an EU referendum on the horizon, we look at the main economic arguments for and against Britain's membership.
  18. Dog found alone on Scafell Pike

    An animal welfare charity appeals for the owner of a dog found wandering on the top of England's highest mountain to come forward.
  19. Fearne Cotton broadcasts final show

    Dave Grohl, Ricky Gervais and Chris Martin pay tribute to DJ Fearne Cotton as she broadcasts her final show on Radio 1.
  20. Rodgers expects Sterling to stay

    Brendan Rodgers says he expects Raheem Sterling to see through the remaining two years of his contract.
  21. Who is Savage's manager of the year?

    Robbie Savage reveals his choice for Premier League manager of the year, and four other bosses who deserve credit.
  22. 'F1 needs to bring back fear factor'

    Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel says Formula 1 cars need to have the fear factor brought back for drivers.
  23. FA to raise girls' football age limit

    The FA is to raise the age limit at which boys and girls can play football in the same teams from 16 to 18.
  24. Edmund through to French Open draw

    Britain's Kyle Edmund reaches a Grand Slam for the second time after beating Adrian Menendez-Maceiras at the French Open.
  25. Government borrowing falls to £6.8bn

    UK government borrowing fell to £6.8bn in April, down from £9.3bn a year earlier, official figures show.
  26. Tobacco firms challenge packaging law

    British American Tobacco and Philip Morris file legal challenges against the UK government over plain packaging for cigarettes.
  27. Knighthood for ex-minister Pickles

    Conservative former cabinet minister Eric Pickles, who left the government at the recent reshuffle, is to be given a knighthood.
  28. BBC to broadcast Labour leader debate

    The BBC's Newsnight is to host the first debate between the candidates to become the next leader of the Labour Party.
  29. Quarter of skin cells 'on road to cancer'

    More than a quarter of a middle-aged person's skin may have already made the first steps towards cancer, a study suggests.
  30. Brain-reading implant controls arm

    A man has been able to control a robotic limb with a mind-reading implant in his brain.
  31. Cash squeeze at children's centres

    Support for vulnerable children in England is at risk as funding ebbs away, analysis by Barnardo's suggests.
  32. Alternative to adoption on the rise

    The number of babies subject to special guardianship orders in England has tripled in two years, according to data obtained by the BBC - while adoption rates have been falling.
  33. Google patents 'creepy' cuddly toys

    A patent reveals that Google has looked into making internet-connected toys that would link up to its servers to control smart devices in the home.
  34. UK sells off unused net addresses

    The UK government has started selling off big chunks of internet addresses that it no longer uses.
  35. Ocean's 'tiniest organisms' revealed

    Thousands of species of the ocean's tiniest organisms are revealed in a series of studies.
  36. Antarctic in 'dramatic' ice loss

    Satellites have recorded a big sudden change in the behaviour of glaciers on the Antarctica Peninsula, according to a UK-based team.
  37. Kahlo's home recreated in New York

    Mexican artist Frida Kahlo's native garden and studio are recreated at the New York Botanical Garden.
  38. Eurovision: Ireland and Portugal out

    Ireland, Iceland and Switzerland fail to qualify for the final of the Eurovision Song Contest after the second semi-final in Vienna.
  39. Heating houses with 'nerd power'

    All computers produce heat, but computer servers produce a lot of heat - why isn't this used to keep homes and offices warm?
  40. Caption Challenge: Mass yoga

    It's the Caption Challenge.
  41. Axe killer 'was deemed zero risk'

    A mentally ill man was discharged from hospital with a "very flimsy" safety net of care days before hacking to death his mother and sister, an inquest hears.
  42. Man gives daughter away in hospital

    The daughter of a cancer patient gets married in hospital to grant him his "dying wish".
  43. SQA calms 'impossible' exam fears

    Scotland's exams body seeks to calm fears that pupils will be disadvantaged by a Higher maths paper which candidates claim was impossible.
  44. Bank of Scotland to close branches

    Bank of Scotland announces plans to close more than a dozen branches in Scotland this year, following a strategic review.
  45. Charles visits NI peace centre

    Prince Charles visits Northern Ireland's oldest peace and reconciliation centre on the final day of his visit to the island of Ireland.
  46. Call of Faith

    Former BBC News NI political correspondent Martina Purdy talks about her new life as a nun on Songs of Praise.
  47. B&B cannabis growing trio sentenced

    A couple and son who admitted conspiring to supply cannabis from their Denbighshire guest house are given suspended jail terms.
  48. Welsh AMs receive £10,000 pay rise

    The basic salary for assembly members in Wales will rise from £54,000 to £64,000 in 2016, it is confirmed.
  49. 'Hope' for Nigeria death-row troops

    Nigeria's incoming president may review the death sentences of 66 soldiers convicted for refusing to fight Boko Haram, a lawyer for some of them tells the BBC.
  50. Kenyans flock to nun's beatification

    Catholic pilgrims are flocking to the Kenyan town of Nyeri for the beatification of an Italian-born nun, taking her a step closer to becoming a saint.
  51. Myanmar in first migrant boat rescue

    Myanmar rescues two migrant boats with more than 200 people in its waters in the first such operation following criticism.
  52. South Korea 'nut rage' woman freed

    Former Korean Air executive Heather Cho, who was jailed for an outburst over macadamia nuts, has been freed after winning a court appeal.
  53. Ireland holds same-sex marriage vote

    Voters in the Republic of Ireland are voting in a referendum on whether to legalise same-sex marriage.
  54. EU agrees 1.8bn-euro loan to Ukraine

    The European Union agrees a €1.8bn (£1.3bn; $2bn) loan to Ukraine - described as a landmark deal for a non-EU member.
  55. Farc suspends truce after attack

    Colombian leftist rebel group Farc suspends its unilateral ceasefire following army attack in which 26 fighters died.
  56. Mexico probes new disappearances

    Mexican investigators are probing the disappearance of at least 15 people in Chilapa, Guerrero state, after it was overrun in early May by gunmen.
  57. Bomber attacks Saudi Shia mosque

    A suicide bomber strikes a Shia mosque in Saudi Arabia, leaving at least 10 dead, amid rising Sunni-Shia tensions in the region.
  58. 'Children died' in US air strike

    A US air strike on Syria probably killed two children, the Pentagon says, acknowledging civilian casualties for first time.
  59. DC mansion murder suspect arrested

    Daron Dylon Wint, who had previously worked for the victims' family business, was captured late Thursday in Washington DC.
  60. Baltimore police charged over death

    Baltimore's top prosecutor announces revised charges, but the most serious charges - including second-degree murder - remain.
  61. In pictures: Women of Hargeisa

    Photographer Alison Baskerville's pictures of women she met in the capital of Somaliland.
  62. Toy soldiers at war

    The 40 year conflict that remains unresolved
  63. Photo challenge: 12 by 12

    Tasks to develop your photo skills
  64. What does a front garden say about you?

    What does a front garden say about you?
  65. In pictures: MA photographers on show

    Exhibition by students at the London College of Communication
  66. The Scots who shaped photography

    Pioneer photography in 1840s Edinburgh
  67. Your pictures: Abstract shapes

    Readers' photographs on the theme of abstract shapes
  68. Week in pictures: 9-15 May 2015

    A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
  69. VIDEO: Treasury Committee

    The Treasury Committee hears from the Chancellor, George Osborne.
  70. VIDEO: N Ireland PPS 'failures' over rape

    A report woman who alleged she was raped as a teenager by a member of the IRA was failed by Northern Ireland's Public Prosecution Service.
  71. VIDEO: The Iraqi refugees displaced by IS

    As thousands of people are forced to flee as Islamic State fighters advance in Iraq and Syria. John Simpson visits a camp for displaced people in west Baghdad.
  72. VIDEO: How Eurovision changed over 60 years

    Lizo Mzimba reports from Vienna where final preparations are underway for Saturday's Eurovision Song Contest final.
  73. VIDEO: UK's worst train crash 100 years on

    Friday marks 100 years since Britain's worst rail crash that claimed the lives of 226 people, the Quintinshill rail disaster.
  74. VIDEO: Value of S Korea's education system

    When it comes to education in South Korea, the demand is so strong it accounts for 12% of all consumer spending.
  75. AUDIO: Cotton broadcasts last Radio 1 show

    DJ Fearne Cotton has broadcast her final show on Radio 1, after almost 10 years at the station, and six at the helm of the mid-morning show.
  76. VIDEO: Kent quake: 'The whole house shook'

    Reporter Simon Jones talks about being woken up by a 4.2 magnitude earthquake which originated near Sandwich in Kent.
  77. VIDEO: A tour of London's 3D Print Show

    As the London 3D Print Show rolls into town, the BBC's Theo Leggett offers a whistle-stop tour to assess the industry.
  78. Can you reduce sugar in food without anyone noticing?

    Can you reduce sugar in food without anyone noticing?
  79. How male and female bathing suits got smaller and smaller

    How male and female bathing suits got smaller and smaller
  80. On the trail of Thailand's human traffickers

    On the trail of Thailand's people traffickers
  81. The dangerous alternative to cannabis

    Why is the legal high more dangerous than cannabis?
  82. Hooked - Part 5

    The full story - will a death in the family make Buba go to rehab?
  83. The amazing elephant selfie. But is it a world first?

    Thai elephant stuns tourist with stolen 'elfie'
  84. Quiz of the week's news

    Why have women been seeing red at Cannes?
  85. Why measure feet with iPads?

    Why a shoe company measures kids' feet with iPads
  86. VIDEO: Australia takes on Eurovision

    Australia takes on Eurovision
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