National News

  1. CPS withdraws Ashya parents warrant

    The parents of Ashya King are to face no further action and should now be reunited with their son, say prosecutors.
  2. Million 'have fled Ukraine conflict'

    The number of people who have fled the fighting in Ukraine has doubled in weeks, and the UN says more than a million have now been displaced.
  3. New child abuse victims come forward

    Twelve new victims have come forward since a report found at least 1,400 children were abused in Rotherham, South Yorkshire's chief constable tells MPs.
  4. Police 'incompetence' over Sir Cliff

    South Yorkshire Police are accused of "sheer incompetence" by MPs in the way they dealt with the BBC over a search of Sir Cliff Richard's home.
  5. FM: Independence 'closer than ever'

    Independence is "closer than it's ever been" claims First Minister Alex Salmond, as an opinion polling suggests gains for the "Yes" campaign.
  6. Troll guilty over MP 'rape' tweets

    A man is found guilty of bombarding a Labour MP with abusive messages on Twitter after she supported a feminist campaign.
  7. US 'targets al-Shabab's leader'

    The US military carries out air strikes in Somalia, reportedly targeting the leader of militant group al-Shabab, though it is unclear if he was hit.
  8. Afghan militants 'may join IS'

    Fighters from a militant Islamic group in Afghanistan, allied to the Taliban, tell the BBC they are considering joining forces with Islamic State.
  9. Boris Island airport plan 'not dead'

    Mayor of London Boris Johnson says plans for an airport in the Thames Estuary, dubbed "Boris Island", are not dead despite a commission looking into the UK's airport needs rejecting the idea.
  10. Russia 'to alter military strategy'

    Russia is to adjust its military doctrine as a result of the Ukraine crisis and Nato's increasing presence in eastern Europe, a top Russian official says.
  11. Clegg defends UK terror response

    The UK can take action to stop British jihadists re-entering the country without flouting the law, Nick Clegg insists.
  12. Survivor singer Jamison dies aged 63

    Jimi Jamison, the lead singer for US rock band Survivor, who sang and co-wrote the theme tune for hit TV series Baywatch, dies aged 63.
  13. VIDEO: Bike accident patient returns home

    A teenager seriously injured when he was knocked off his bike a year ago has recovered enough to go home.
  14. VIDEO: Free hot meals for primary pupils

    Pupils up to the age of seven in England will be entitled to a free hot school lunch from this week, when most schools re-open for the new term.
  15. VIDEO: Beckham sad to see Welbeck leave

    Former Manchester United and England midfielder David Beckham says he is sad to see Danny Welbeck leave the club.
  16. VIDEO: Owners reunited with cliff rescue dog

    The owners of Sprig the springer spaniel, who went missing more than a week ago and was found on a cliff ledge, have now been reunited with him.
  17. VIDEO: Eat, sleep, code: Ten-year-old's routine

    Max started writing code when he was six. He told BBC News why he thought more children being taught how to program in schools was a good idea.
  18. VIDEO: 'Hero' cat saves owner from fire

    A tabby cat has been hailed a hero after she woke up her owner to alert him to a fire which destroyed his home in Melbourne, Australia.
  19. VIDEO: Solar farm plan for Somerset Levels

    Plans have been unveiled for one of the South West's biggest solar farms on the Somerset Levels.
  20. VIDEO: Do you know what 11x12 is?

    BBC News asks adults to answer some of the questions that could appear on English schools' new curriculum.
  21. WW1 warhorse awarded bravery medal

    A World War One warhorse is awarded an "animal Victoria Cross" to mark the contribution of all animals that served with British forces.
  22. Thieving monkey hands out money

    A monkey in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh steals money from a home and rains down banknotes on people, reports say.
  23. India humble England to win series

    India send England to a humiliating nine-wicket defeat to win the fourth one-day international at Edgbaston and the series 3-0.
  24. Cleverley joins Aston Villa on loan

    Aston Villa receive Premier League approval to sign Manchester United midfielder Tom Cleverley on a season-long loan.
  25. England v Norway

    Arsenal's Danny Welbeck is doubtful for England's friendly against Norway, while Newcastle's Jack Colback will not play.
  26. Gallacher gets Ryder Cup wildcard

    Europe captain Paul McGinley selects debutant Stephen Gallacher, Ian Poulter and Lee Westwood as his Ryder Cup wildcards.
  27. Falcao to Man Utd: Galactico or panic buy?

    "Where is Falcao going to fit in? Well, who cares, just let him score goals" - Phil Neville on Man Utd's loan signing.
  28. December date for Autumn Statement

    George Osborne is to deliver the Autumn Statement, an annual update on the state of the economy, on 3 December.
  29. AUDIO: Is conflict good or bad for insurers?

    Bronek Masojada, chief executive of the insurance company Hiscox, analyses the effect of recent conflicts on the insurance market
  30. Abuse case council faces inspection

    The government is considering conducting an inspection of Rotherham Council in the wake of the child abuse scandal in the town, Home Secretary Theresa May says.
  31. VIDEO: 'A complete dereliction of duty'

    Rotherham council, police and other agencies failed to protect vulnerable children, the Home Secretary says.
  32. Ebola response 'lethally inadequate'

    A global military intervention is needed to curb the largest ever Ebola outbreak, according to the medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres.
  33. VIDEO: Proton therapy: UK patient access

    Dr Yen-Ching Chang, the lead on Proton Beam Therapy at University College London Hospital, says the UK has comprehensive access to the therapy for patients with the highest needs.
  34. 'Extremist video' in Trojan school

    A violent extremist video was shown in a Birmingham school, a committee of MPs investigating the the alleged "Trojan Horse" plot is told.
  35. Uber banned across Germany by court

    A court says the UberPop service must stop transporting passengers in Germany, but the American company refuses to suspend work.
  36. VIDEO: FBI to investigate celebrity hacking

    The FBI are investigating after many famous women have had their nude photographs posted online anonymously after being hacked.
  37. Africa's farmers face failed seasons

    African farmers face 'failed seasons' risk as a result of being overwhelmed by climate change, warns a status report on the continent's agriculture.
  38. VIDEO: RSPCA seeks ban on monkeys as pets

    The RSPCA is calling for a ban on keeping primates as pets after a rise in the number of calls to its cruelty and advice line concerning animals such as monkeys and marmosets.
  39. FBI probes 'Cloud' celebrity leaks

    The FBI looks into allegations that the online accounts of celebrities have been hacked, leading to intimate pictures being posted online.
  40. VIDEO: David Mitchell on The Bone Clocks

    Cloud Atlas author David Mitchell discusses his new novel The Bone Clocks on BBC Breakfast.
  41. Go Figure: The week in numbers

    The week in numbers with our Go Figure images.
  42. The Victorian pig singing competition

    Author Jeremy Clay tells the story of a rather porcine talent show.
  43. UK airstrikes and mass celebrity hack - the papers

    Among the stories fascinating Tuesday's press are whether British forces will engage jihadists in Iraq, and the mass hacking of celebrities' iCloud accounts.
  44. Kidnappers broke bones with hammers

    Six men are jailed for up to 17 years after a man is kidnapped, stripped naked, beaten with hammers and stabbed.
  45. Bronson time-added for prison attack

    Charles Bronson has a further two year jail term added to his life sentence for holding a prison governor in a headlock and punching him several times.
  46. Plea over missing woman and children

    Police appeal for help in tracing a woman and three children who have gone missing from the Pollok area of Glasgow.
  47. Glasgow woman 'promoting terrorism'

    It is understood that a young woman from Glasgow has travelled to Syria and has been promoting terrorism back home via her Twitter account.
  48. Child migrant 'abused in Australia'

    A 70-year-old former child migrant from a Catholic-run home in Londonderry says he was sexually abused after being shipped to Australia.
  49. Neighbour dies as house fire spreads

    A 91-year-old man dies after a fire at his neighbour's house spread to the pensioner's property in Carryduff, on the outskirts of Belfast
  50. Officials begin arriving for Nato

    Officials from around the world start arriving in Wales later for the Nato summit which starts in Newport on Thursday.
  51. Missing boy's mother thanks crews

    The mother of a 12-year-old boy swept out to sea while playing on Anglesey sends an emotional thank you to crews who are searching for her son.
  52. Nigeria militants 'seize' major town

    Nigeria's militant Islamist group Boko Haram seizes the key north-eastern town of Bama after fighting with government forces, residents tell the BBC.
  53. Mali landmine kills four UN soldiers

    Four UN peacekeepers are killed and 15 injured by a landmine in northern Mali, amid what the UN calls a period of "increased attacks".
  54. Pakistan MPs hold emergency session

    Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif seeks to gain support in an emergency joint session of parliament as protesters on the streets of Islamabad call for his resignation.
  55. UK activist's Thailand trial begins

    A UK activist who campaigns for better labour conditions goes on trial in Thailand charged with criminal defamation.
  56. Russian sex geckos die in orbit

    Five gecko lizards sent into orbit on a Russian space satellite as part of a sex experiment have all died, the Russian space agency says.
  57. EU's Mogherini calls for Nato muscle

    Nato must back words with actions to reassure countries bordering on Russia, the EU's new foreign affairs chief says.
  58. 'Cartel links' mayors to be charged

    Police in Mexico are holding two serving mayors and one ex-mayor over allegations they have links to the Knights Templar drug cartel.
  59. Ecuador volcano increases activity

    A massive ash cloud is rising from the Tungurahua volcano in Ecuador as it shows increased activity with a series of explosions on Monday.
  60. IS accused of Iraq ethnic cleansing

    Amnesty International says it has proof Islamic State militants have launched a campaign of ethnic cleansing against minorities in northern Iraq.
  61. Terror suspects held in Saudi Arabia

    Saudi Arabia's interior ministry says it has arrested 88 people suspected of plotting attacks inside and outside the country.
  62. Mass escape from juvenile US prison

    More than 30 teenagers held at a juvenile detention centre in Tennessee escape by crawling through a fence and 17 are still being sought.
  63. Brain 'can learn to eat healthily'

    The brain can be trained to prefer healthy food over unhealthy high-calorie foods, suggests a study from the US.
  64. Day in pictures: 2 September 2014

    News images from around the world: 2 September
  65. British Wildlife Photography Awards

    Winners of the 2014 British Wildlife Photography Awards
  66. In pictures: India's coal miners

    Coal miners a work in eastern India
  67. New Documentary Photography from Scotland & Wales

    Photographers' images of Scotland and Wales
  68. Day in pictures: 1 September 2014

    News images from around the world: 1 September
  69. Day in pictures: 29 August 2014

    News images from around the world: 29 August
  70. Richard Attenborough career in pictures

    British actor and director's illustrious career
  71. In pictures: India's 'untouchable' scavengers

    Calls to end India's low-caste manual scavenging
  72. VIDEO: House of Commons

    Labour MP Jim Cunningham is leading a debate on Coventry FC.
  73. VIDEO: Volcano continues fiery lava eruption

    A dramatic lava eruption that began early on Sunday near Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano has continued into Monday.
  74. VIDEO: The most future-proof profession?

    BBC News talks to Ian Lowe, a blacksmith who teaches other people an ancient art he believes to be future-proof.
  75. VIDEO: ‘I smuggled jihadists into Syria’

    The BBC's Ian Pannell reports from Turkey's border with Syria where he met a man who helped smuggle foreign fighters cross the border.
  76. VIDEO: Locals divided on Heathrow expansion

    Residents from the areas close to Heathrow airport have mixed views on the possibility of further expansion.
  77. VIDEO: 'Bacon butty' for British Ebola nurse

    The parents of the first British person to contract Ebola during the outbreak in West Africa say he is recovering well.
  78. VIDEO: UK facing a 'tsunami of skin cancer'

    Hospitals in England have seen a rise in admissions for skin cancer of nearly a third in five years, official figures show.
  79. VIDEO: Iraq grannies 'take on IS in Amerli’

    Residents and fighters in Amerli are celebrating the end of a two-month siege and the withdrawal of IS militants from around the town.
  80. VIDEO: CPS: Ashya King case 'under review'

    A couple who removed their seriously ill son from a hospital in Southampton have had their case put under "immediate review", the Crown Prosecution Service has said.
  81. How to protect yourself in the cloud

    After celebrity leaks, what can you do to safeguard your photos?
  82. Have some football clubs overpaid for players?

    Have some football clubs overpaid for their new players?
  83. Does limiting the power of appliances save energy?

    Would banning high-power appliances actually save energy?
  84. Is the UK unusually fond of lamb and potatoes?

    Is the UK unusually fond of lamb and potatoes?
  85. Does the rest of UK care if Scotland goes?

    Does the rest of the UK care if the Scots become independent?
  86. How much has the ice bucket challenge achieved?

    How much has the Ice Bucket Challenge achieved?
  87. Windows XP: Your upgrade experiences

    Readers share their experiences of replacing their operating system
  88. The growing threat to our recovery

    The growing threat to our recovery
  89. A cloud of uncertainty

    How were leaked celebrity photos obtained?
  90. What about Scotland's pensioners?

    What does the future hold for Scotland's pensioners?
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