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Osborne backs major transport schemes

BBC News Feed - 21 min 49 sec ago
Capital spending on big transport projects will rise by 50% over the current Parliament, the chancellor has announced.

School funding to be overhauled

BBC News Feed - 22 min 15 sec ago
The funding of schools in England will be overhauled to remove big regional differences in levels of per pupil funding, George Osborne confirms.

Tim Wonnacott leaves Bargain Hunt

BBC News Feed - 22 min 46 sec ago
Tim Wonnacott steps down from Bargain Hunt two months after reports he had had "a bust-up" with the BBC show's producers.

Buy-to-let homes face higher stamp duty

BBC News Feed - 31 min 57 sec ago
Buy-to-let landlords and those buying second homes will soon have to pay a stamp duty surcharge, the chancellor has announced.

Downed plane pilot denies Turkey warning

BBC News Feed - 37 min 50 sec ago
The surviving pilot of a Russian plane shot down by Turkey on the Syrian border says no warning was given, and the plane was inside Syrian airspace.

Tax credit cuts scrapped - Osborne

BBC News Feed - 44 min 50 sec ago
George Osborne scraps planned cuts to tax credits and vows to protect police funding in his Spending Review.

US bombed Kunduz clinic 'in error'

BBC News Feed - 47 min 39 sec ago
A US aircraft attacked a Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) clinic in the Afghan city of Kunduz because of "human error", a US military inquiry says.

Public finances better off by £27bn

BBC News Feed - 48 min 17 sec ago
The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) predicts a £27bn improvement in the public finances over the current parliament.

Junior doctor dispute 'to go to Acas'

BBC News Feed - 57 min 41 sec ago
The government has agreed to talks at Acas in the dispute with junior doctors - and is now urging the British Medical Association to call off the three days of strikes planned for December.

Student death police hold rape suspect

BBC News Feed - 59 min 33 sec ago
A man is arrested on suspicion of rape after the body of a missing student is discovered in a Sheffield river.

Radio X 'may have to change name'

BBC News Feed - 1 hour 1 min ago
Digital radio station Radio X may have to change its name after its trademark application was refused.

UK Sport given 29% funding increase

BBC News Feed - 1 hour 14 min ago
The government pledges a 29% increase in funding for UK Sport in the Chancellor's autumn Spending Review.

Will spectacular U-turn harm Osborne?

BBC News Feed - 1 hour 16 min ago
The chancellor has executed a spectacular U-turn on tax credits but will it damage his reputation within his own party as well as the public?

Apple buys Star Wars animation company

BBC News Feed - 1 hour 18 min ago
Apple purchases the company behind motion-capture technology used in the latest Star Wars film.

Big is beautiful for merging universities

BBC News Feed - 1 hour 24 min ago
Why are so many European universities merging?

At-a-glance: Spending Review key points

BBC News Feed - 1 hour 28 min ago
An at-a-glance summary of the main points of the 2015 Autumn Statement and Comprehensive Spending Review.

Arts Council funding 'to go up'

BBC News Feed - 1 hour 37 min ago
Chancellor George Osborne promises to increase funding to Arts Council England and national museums and galleries in his Spending Review.

What the chancellor's words mean for you

BBC News Feed - 1 hour 48 min ago
The policies announced by the chancellor in his Autumn Statement and Spending Review have a big effect on your finances. Here's how.

VIDEO: What was found in IS Iraq tunnels?

BBC News Feed - 1 hour 51 min ago
Hundreds of metres of underground tunnels used by Islamic State militants under the Iraqi city of Sinjar have been discovered by Kurdish forces.

VIDEO: 'Take up yoga', noisy MP told by Speaker

BBC News Feed - 2 hours 17 min ago
The Speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow, tells a noisy MP who disrupted George Osborne's Spending Review speech that he should "take up yoga".
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