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Briton in Thai cosmetic surgery death

BBC News Feed - 2 hours 1 min ago
A British woman understood to have gone to Thailand for cosmetic surgery has died in an operation, Thai officials say.

VIDEO: The Indian coal mines in Australia

BBC News Feed - 2 hours 1 min ago
Several large Indian companies are developing their own mines in Australia, but environmentalists are concerned for the future of the Great Barrier Reef.

Alvin Stardust album gets early release

BBC News Feed - 2 hours 7 min ago
The release of Alvin Stardust's final album, his first in 30 years, is brought forward following his death.

Why is the UK being asked for more money?

BBC News Feed - 2 hours 8 min ago
Why is the UK being asked for more money?

Head teachers' union NAHT joins TUC

BBC News Feed - 2 hours 8 min ago
The National Association of Head Teachers which represents 28,500 school leaders, has joined the Trades Union Congress.

VIDEO: The Queen sends her first tweet

BBC News Feed - 2 hours 15 min ago
The Queen's has sent her first tweet - sent through the @BritishMonarchy account - heralding the launch of a major new exhibition at London's Science Museum.

Children held over rape of woman, 43

BBC News Feed - 2 hours 27 min ago
A 12-year-old boy and a 15-year-old girl are among 11 people arrested on suspicion of raping a woman at a flat in Liverpool.

VIDEO: Wood: Time for Wales to step up

BBC News Feed - 2 hours 42 min ago
The majority of people in Wales want to see their assembly take on more powers, says the leader of Plaid Cymru.

Canada attack 'not linked to IS'

BBC News Feed - 2 hours 52 min ago
Canada's foreign minister tells the BBC there is no evidence so far that the man behind gun attacks in Ottawa was linked to Middle Eastern jihadists.

Daniel Pearl murder suspect released

BBC News Feed - 2 hours 55 min ago
One of the suspects in the murder of American journalist Daniel Pearl, beheaded in 2002, is set free by an anti-terrorism court in Pakistan.

'Modern day slavery' farmer jailed

BBC News Feed - 3 hours 15 min ago
A horse farmer who forced a "terrified" vulnerable man to work unpaid for 13 years in "modern day slavery" is jailed for four-and-a-half years.

First transplant of 'dead' heart

BBC News Feed - 3 hours 20 min ago
Surgeons in Australia say they have performed the first heart transplant using a "dead heart".

VIDEO: Police spy 'was paid to love me'

BBC News Feed - 3 hours 21 min ago
The Metropolitan Police is to pay more than £400,000 to a woman whose child was fathered by a man who she did not know was an undercover police officer.

Mile-long blood trail investigated

BBC News Feed - 3 hours 28 min ago
Police investigate a trail of blood stretching more than a mile through the streets of Hull.

Women propose sex strike for peace

BBC News Feed - 3 hours 42 min ago
Female peace activists think the strike could force men to end armed conflict.

VIDEO: Namibian house prices create slums

BBC News Feed - 3 hours 45 min ago
Tamasin Ford reports on the effects of rapidly rising house prices in Windhoek, Namibia.

NY doctor tests positive for Ebola

BBC News Feed - 3 hours 46 min ago
A US doctor who returned to New York from Ebola-hit Guinea in West Africa becomes the first person to test positive for the virus in the city.

Son is held over couple's deaths

BBC News Feed - 3 hours 52 min ago
The 42-year-old son of an elderly couple killed in County Donegal is being questioned about their deaths.

Tunis 'militant hideout' stormed

BBC News Feed - 3 hours 53 min ago
Tunisian security forces storm a house in a Tunis suburb to end a stand-off with armed militants, killing six people, officials say.

GDP rises by 0.7% in third quarter

BBC News Feed - 3 hours 58 min ago
The economy expanded at a slower pace in in the three months to 30 September following a 0.9% rise in the second quarter, the ONS said.
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