National News

  1. 'No hiding' from abuse failures

    There is "no hiding" from the failures of authorities in Oxfordshire where young girls were groomed, a retired detective tells Newsnight.
  2. Murder arrests in Becky Watts probe

    Police arrest a man and woman on suspicion of murder in the investigation into the disappearance of teenager Becky Watts.
  3. Ex-Spurs midfielder Mackay dies

    Former Tottenham, Derby, Hearts and Scotland midfielder Dave Mackay dies, aged 80.
  4. Parliament may be abandoned - Bercow

    The Houses of Parliament could have to be "abandoned" within 20 years without extensive repair work, Commons Speaker John Bercow says.
  5. Iraq 'seizes districts from IS'

    Iraqi forces say they have retaken some districts around Tikrit in their fight to recapture the strategic city from Islamic State.
  6. British plane spotters in UAE arrest

    Three British men are arrested in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) over allegations of suspicious behaviour while plane spotting.
  7. Mother knew Emwazi's voice on video

    The mother of Islamist militant Mohammed Emwazi says she immediately recognised his voice when she heard him on a hostage video released by Islamic State.
  8. England footballer in sex arrest

    England and Sunderland footballer Adam Johnson is arrested on suspicion of sex with a 15-year-old girl, and later released on bail.
  9. Yarl's Wood suspension after C4 film

    A member of staff is suspended at Yarl's Wood detention centre after a guard is secretly filmed calling inmates "caged animals".
  10. Eurostar suspended after track death

    Eurostar services are returning to normal after a person was hit by a train in Kent.
  11. Coffee linked to 'cleaner' arteries

    Drinking a few cups of coffee a day may help people avoid clogged arteries - a known risk factor for heart disease - South Korean researchers believe.
  12. Tinder to charge over-28s more

    Dating app Tinder announces it will charge the over-28s nearly four times as much for its premium features as it does younger users in the UK.
  13. Netanyahu Congress speech a moment of high stakes

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to Congress is a pivotal moment which carries high stakes, says the BBC's Kevin Connolly.
  14. Samsung tries to get an edge on its rivals

    Samsung's good looking new smartphone should restore some of its lost confidence.
  15. What next for the grammar school?

    How Kent is finding itself the focus of the debate on grammar schools.
  16. Has the global economy slowed down?

    Are we living through a structural change in globalisation as big as any since World War II without fully realising it?
  17. What next for Russia's opposition?

    It is time for the Kremlin's opponents to stop jostling for primacy and let the Russian people take the lead, writes Konstantin von Eggert.
  18. VIDEO: How strong is Iraq's army?

    Iraq's army is battling an jihadist insurgency - but how strong is the force?
  19. Does Australia need foreign investment?

    Foreign land ownership is seen by many as a problem in Australia but the farm sector has another side to the story.
  20. VIDEO: HTC virtual reality kit surprises

    HTC unveils a virtual reality headset as part of a tie-up with video games giant Valve, posing a threat to Facebook's Oculus.
  21. Queen's new coin portrait unveiled

    A new coinage portrait of the Queen is unveiled, but the image will only appear on coins later this year.
  22. Ikea debuts phone-charging furniture

    Furniture giant Ikea has unveiled a range of furniture fitted with wireless charging spots for mobile devices.
  23. Should England expect to win Slams?

    After hopes of a Six Nations clean sweep slip by for another year, Tom Fordyce asks whether English rugby fans should expect more.
  24. FA wants Team GB sides at Rio 2016

    The Football Association is planning to enter men's and women's Great Britain teams at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
  25. Terry hopeful over new Chelsea deal

    Chelsea captain John Terry says he is keen to have "a few years" more at the club, but would not leave to play elsewhere.
  26. Harrington beats rookie in play-off

    Padraig Harrington thinks he has rediscovered his "mental edge" after ending wait for a title in either the US or Europe.
  27. Tuesday's gossip column

    Chelsea could sign 44-year-old, Manchester City consider Guardiola, Di Maria "too ugly" for Real Madrid, plus more
  28. Bill Gates tops Forbes rich list

    Bill Gates is declared the richest man in the world for the 16th time by Forbes magazine's annual ranking of global billionaires.
  29. US markets reach all-time highs

    US stocks hit record levels, with both the Dow Jones and the S&P 500 closing at all-time highs and the Nasdaq breaking the 5,000 barrier for the first time in 15 years.
  30. May defends terror suspect handling

    Home Secretary Theresa May defends her decision to scrap control orders as Labour suggests it helped terror suspects join fighting overseas.
  31. 'No repeat' of polling day queues

    The chaotic queuing seen at some polling stations at the 2010 general election will not be repeated this time around, the head of the Electoral Commission says.
  32. Child health 'an election issue'

    Measures to protect children's health should be put at the forefront of the general election, say doctors.
  33. Drug drivers targeted by new rules

    New regulations aimed at stamping out drug driving, including the first legal limits on cannabis and cocaine, come into force in England and Wales.
  34. One-third miss school choice in London

    Almost a third of families in London did not get their first choice of secondary school as the population surge reaches secondary level.
  35. 'All schools need careers teachers'

    All schools in England should have a teacher trained to give high-quality careers advice, particularly to poorer pupils, says a charity.
  36. Samsung S6 phone has curved screen

    Samsung confirms that one version of its new Galaxy S6 flagship smartphone will have a screen that curves round its sides
  37. Xiaomi launches cheap action camera

    Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has launched a cheap action camera that costs only 399 yuan (£41).
  38. Bright spotlight on Ceres mission

    As Nasa's Dawn satellite prepares to enter into orbit around the dwarf planet Ceres, scientists say they are excited to learn more about the two bright spots on its surface.
  39. DNA documents ancient mass migration

    DNA analysis has revealed evidence for a massive migration into the heartland of Europe 4,500 years ago.
  40. Leonard Nimoy's funeral held in LA

    Star Trek actor Leonard Nimoy is buried in Los Angeles, as fans and friends pay tribute.
  41. Bondage prompts This Morning probe

    Media watchdog Ofcom investigates ITV's daytime show This Morning over complaints about a bondage discussion.
  42. What would Wittgenstein say about that dress?

    The colour of "that dress" has been fascinating people all around the world, including Prof Barry C Smith of the University of London's Institute of Philosophy.
  43. Weekend edition: The best of the week's reads

    A collection of some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week.
  44. 'Drug psychosis' mum-stab man jailed

    A man stabbed his mother 11 times in a "drug-fuelled psychosis" after bingeing on mephedrone, cannabis and alcohol, a court hears.
  45. Poundland mice took food off sale

    A mice infestation was the reason food was removed from the shelves of a branch of Poundland in Birmingham city centre, the council reveals.
  46. Arrest after stabbing near school

    A teenager is arrested in connection with an alleged serious assault outside a school in the southside of Glasgow.
  47. Sturgeon: Equality key to prosperity

    Nicola Sturgeon will say tackling inequality will lead to greater prosperity as she sets out the Scottish government's economic strategy.
  48. IRA play park name debate rejected

    Sinn Féin councillors in Newry reject unionist efforts to reconsider naming a play park after an IRA man.
  49. Loyalist band group at SF conference

    Sinn Féin's Martin McGuinness welcomes the decision by a group that represents loyalist bands to attend his party's annual conference.
  50. Woman had sex with 15-year-old boy

    A woman who had sex with a 15-year-old schoolboy is warned she could face jail.
  51. RAF jets near miss over north Wales

    Two RAF training jets came close to colliding over the north Wales coast, a report on collision risk incidents finds.
  52. Namibia president wins $5m award

    Outgoing Namibian President Hifikepunye Pohamba wins the world's most valuable individual award, the Mo Ibrahim prize for African leadership.
  53. Libya names Haftar as army chief

    Libya's internationally recognised government in Tobruk names former controversial anti-Islamist Khalifa Haftar as the new head of the national army.
  54. Afghan president sacks police chiefs

    Twenty-seven senior Afghan police officers are sacked as part an anti-corruption drive by President Ashraf Ghani.
  55. Police surround Myanmar students

    Riot police in Myanmar surround a monastery in which some 300 students taking part in a protest march are camping en route to Yangon.
  56. Ukraine truce 'still not complete'

    The US accuses pro-Russian rebels of a "piecemeal" approach to the ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, withdrawing weapons in only some areas.
  57. Nemtsov girlfriend flies to Ukraine

    Anna Durytska, the Ukrainian girlfriend of murdered Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, is flying home after being questioned by police in Moscow.
  58. Argentine leader hails lower debt

    Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner defends her economic policy in her last speech to Congress before she steps down in December.
  59. Uruguay leaders' love of old cars

    Newly inaugurated Uruguayan president Tabare Vazquez continues his predecessor Jose Mujica's tradition of using vintage cars for official engagements.
  60. 'No disrespect' in Netanyahu speech

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says his upcoming speech to Congress is "not intended to disrespect" President Barack Obama.
  61. Australia to 'bolster force in Iraq'

    Australia is poised to more than double its contingent of troops training local forces in Iraq, Australian media say.
  62. Homeless man 'reached for LAPD gun'

    The Los Angeles police chief says a homeless man shot dead by police had reached for an officer's weapon before being killed.
  63. FBI sued for Boston bombing death

    The family of a man who was killed by the FBI as agents investigated the Boston marathon bombings is suing the agency.
  64. Day in pictures: 2 March 2015

    Images from around the world: 2 March
  65. Leonard 'Spock' Nimoy: Life in pictures

    Leonard 'Spock' Nimoy has died
  66. Week in pictures: 21-27 February 2015

    News photos from around the world
  67. Halfway in 24-year photo project

    Photographers recording the first 24 hours of each year
  68. Day in pictures: 27 February 2015

    Images from around the world: 27 February
  69. Your pictures: Gardens

    Readers' photographs on the theme of gardens
  70. Brit Awards 2015: In Pictures

    Highlights from this year's ceremony in London
  71. In pictures: Vintage Nasa photographs for sale

    Space photos go under the hammer
  72. VIDEO: Treasury Committee

    MPs take evidence on the Bank of England’s Inflation Report.
  73. VIDEO: Skydiver: I was saved after mid-air seizure

    A quick-thinking skydiving instructor in Western Australia came to the rescue when one of his students had an epileptic seizure during a jump.
  74. VIDEO: On the trail of Mohammed Emwazi

    The mother of the British Jihadi Mohammed Emwazi has told authorities in Kuwait that she recognised her son's voice immediately last summer in Islamic State videos.
  75. VIDEO: Video captures fatal police shooting

    A video captures the moment three US police officers shoot dead a homeless man during a scuffle in the Skid Row area of central Los Angeles.
  76. VIDEO: New Queen coin portrait unveiled

    The portrait of the Queen on the nation's coins has altered for the first time in 17 years - with a new picture of her Majesty unveiled on Monday morning, the BBC's Victoria Fritz reports.
  77. VIDEO: Hidden victims of the Ebola crisis

    The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has killed almost 10,000 people, but it appears the number of people dying from the virus is finally slowing down.
  78. VIDEO: Riddle of Emwazi's radicalisation

    Islamist militant Mohammed Emwazi was never a cause of huge concern to staff at his former London school, his former head teacher says.
  79. VIDEO: How tidal lagoon power plants work

    The BBC's Roger Harrabin has been to the site of one of six tidal lagoons planned in the UK to see how it would work.
  80. VIDEO: National pride in Ukraine school

    The BBC's Rupert Wingfield-Hayes visits a high school in Mariupol where students are taking lessons in Ukrainian patriotism.
  81. GP shortages put pressure on doctors

    Where have all the GPs gone?
  82. Millions share new Chinese character

    What does this new Chinese character mean?
  83. Are humans getting cleverer?

    Are people getting more intelligent?
  84. How do you solve a problem like the 'Beefalo'?

    The hybrid animal causing havoc in the Grand Canyon
  85. Would it be realistic to renationalise the railways?

    Would it be realistic to renationalise the railways?
  86. What's love got to do with politics?

    Is there any room for love in politics?
  87. The dogged old man of the badlands

    The world's worst interview - with one of the loneliest men on Earth
  88. VIDEO: Bypassing Putin?

    Students trade messages across the 'information curtain'
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