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Two missing after fireworks blaze

BBC News Feed - 1 hour 21 sec ago
Two people are missing and a man has been arrested after a major blaze at a Stafford fireworks warehouse that left two people in hospital.

Meyiwa suspect in court in S Africa

BBC News Feed - 1 hour 34 sec ago
A suspect appears in court in South Africa over the killing of national football captain Senzo Meyiwa in a robbery.

Woolf 'unsuitable' say victim groups

BBC News Feed - 1 hour 2 min ago
Victims' groups tell Home Office officials they are "unanimous" in their view that the head of an inquiry into historical child sex abuse should resign.

Double contest for Scottish Labour

BBC News Feed - 1 hour 2 min ago
The Scottish Labour party is now seeking both a new leader and a new deputy leader following the resignation of Anas Sarwar.

Life term for puppy farm murders

BBC News Feed - 1 hour 11 min ago
An 82-year-old man is jailed for life for murdering his partner and her daughter who he shot at close range at his puppy farm in Surrey.

Paediatrician admits child sex abuse

BBC News Feed - 1 hour 14 min ago
A paediatrician from Greater Manchester admits grooming children online and sexually abusing young boys.

VIDEO: Drinkers try the BBC booze calculator

BBC News Feed - 1 hour 18 min ago
Alcohol should have a calorie content label in order to reduce obesity, according to public health doctors.

VIDEO: Drinkers try the BBC booze calculator

BBC Health - 1 hour 18 min ago
Alcohol should have a calorie content label in order to reduce obesity, according to public health doctors.

Key Jerusalem holy site reopens

BBC News Feed - 1 hour 22 min ago
Israel reopens a key Jerusalem holy site after its temporary closure following the shooting of a prominent Jewish activist.

NHS Grampian chief to stand down

BBC News Feed - 1 hour 22 min ago
The chief executive of NHS Grampian, which has been embroiled in a staffing controversy, announces his early retirement.

How often is 'antifreeze' added to food and drink?

BBC News Feed - 1 hour 24 min ago
Bottles of whisky have been removed from shops for containing high levels of antifreeze ingredient propylene glycol. How often is it used?

BBC refuses to make Top Gear apology

BBC News Feed - 1 hour 29 min ago
The BBC's Head of TV refuses to make a formal apology over a Top Gear special filmed in Argentina, after demands from the country's ambassador to the UK.

Banks may be forced to boost reserves

BBC News Feed - 1 hour 32 min ago
British banks may have to hold more funds to guard against the risk of a future economic downturn, the Bank of England has proposed.

Burkina Faso's president resigns

BBC News Feed - 1 hour 41 min ago
Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore resigns following violent protests, with army chief Honore Traore taking over as head of state.

Warmest UK Halloween on record

BBC News Feed - 1 hour 45 min ago
This year's Halloween is the warmest on record in the UK, with temperatures reaching as high as 23.5C, breaking the previous record of 20C.

Myanmar in rare multi-party talks

BBC News Feed - 1 hour 51 min ago
Myanmar's president holds rare roundtable talks with the opposition, military and ethnic groups, as the US calls for "credible" elections next year.

Labour win police commissioner poll

BBC News Feed - 1 hour 53 min ago
Labour's Alan Billings wins the by-election for the Police and Crime Commissioner for South Yorkshire, following the resignation of Shaun Wright.

Accused manhunt killer Frein charged

BBC News Feed - 1 hour 57 min ago
A Pennsylvania man accused of killing a police officer before leading authorities on a seven-week manhunt is charged with murder.

Hammer robber steals mayor's chains

BBC News Feed - 2 hours 2 min ago
A hammer-wielding robber takes the ceremonial chains of the mayor of Bury in a violent attack.

China makes 'biggest cash haul'

BBC News Feed - 2 hours 4 min ago
Anti-corruption investigators in China confirm the finding of the equivalent of $33m in cash at an official's home - the biggest such haul to date.
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