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Philippine troops in Syria rescued

BBC News Feed - 6 hours 5 min ago
Thirty-two Philippine peacekeepers trapped by rebels in the Syrian Golan Heights are rescued, and another 40 escape, but 44 Fijians are held captive.

Archbishop issues terror asylum plea

BBC News Feed - 6 hours 14 min ago
The Archbishop of York calls for the government to do more to offer asylum to Christians being persecuted by Islamic State terrorists.

Dictionary completed after 101 years

BBC News Feed - 6 hours 38 min ago
A dictionary of medieval Latin reaches its defining moment after 101 years of painstakingly gathering entries.

VIDEO: IRA ceasefire: 20 years on

BBC News Feed - 6 hours 43 min ago
Two decades ago the Provisional IRA announced a ceasefire that marked the end of a quarter of a century of what it called its "armed struggle".

How might a currency change affect UK?

BBC News Feed - 6 hours 46 min ago
Five ways a Scotland currency change could affect rest of UK

Fairhead to be BBC Trust chairwoman

BBC News Feed - 6 hours 54 min ago
Rona Fairhead, former head of the Financial Times Group, is poised to become the first woman to chair the BBC Trust, replacing Lord Patten in the role.

Drama brings craft of eye-making to life

BBC News Feed - 7 hours 18 min ago
Drama brings craft of the ocularist to life

The priest who brokered peace

BBC News Feed - 7 hours 20 min ago
How this man helped mediate the IRA truce 20 years ago

Original Jethro Tull bassist dies

BBC News Feed - 7 hours 58 min ago
Bassist Glenn Cornick, a founding member of the British rock band Jethro Tull who played on their biggest hits, has died at his home in Hawaii.

US planes drop aid to Iraq's Amerli

BBC News Feed - 8 hours 22 min ago
US planes have made air drops and carried out strikes against Islamic State positions around the besieged northern Iraqi town of Amerli.

Cameron welcomes EU chief's pledge

BBC News Feed - 8 hours 50 min ago
David Cameron welcomes a commitment by Donald Tusk, the new president of the European Council, to reach a deal with the UK on EU reform.

Pakistan protesters in police clash

BBC News Feed - 9 hours 34 min ago
More than 250 are injured as police in Islamabad fire tear gas at protesters marching on the residence of Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif.

Go Figure: The week in numbers

BBC News Feed - 10 hours 2 min ago
The week in numbers with our Go Figure images.

Belgian refugees build UK family

BBC News Feed - 10 hours 16 min ago
Tracing the story of one family of WW1 refugees

Bionic pancreas: A new dawn for diabetics?

BBC News Feed - 10 hours 22 min ago
Labs in race to find bionic solution for Type 1 Diabetes

VIDEO: Trends of the week - in 60 seconds

BBC News Feed - 10 hours 37 min ago
Trends of the week in 60 seconds

Why Orwell was a literary mediocrity

BBC News Feed - 10 hours 51 min ago
But Orwell was a literary mediocrity, says Will Self

Why I stopped wearing the headscarf

BBC News Feed - 10 hours 54 min ago
Why I stopped wearing the headscarf

Sunbed study highlights cancer risk

BBC News Feed - 11 hours 3 min ago
Sunbed users are still at risk of skin cancer even if they do not burn their skin, according to a new study by Dundee University.

Experts argue for drink price plan

BBC News Feed - 11 hours 9 min ago
Health professionals say they are stepping up efforts to see alcohol minimum pricing in place in Scotland, with a seminar being held in Brussels.
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