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VIDEO: Fees pledge: What do students think?

BBC News Feed - 4 hours 30 min ago
The BBC asks students at Leeds University for their reactions to a Labour pledge to reduce tuition fees in England have been a "disaster" and promises Labour would fund a reduction by cutting tax relief on high earners' pensions.

Mercedes set fastest testing time

BBC News Feed - 4 hours 33 min ago
Mercedes' Nico Rosberg set the fastest time of winter testing at Barcelona while Jenson Button posts 100 laps for McLaren.

Extremists 'not radicalised by MI5'

BBC News Feed - 4 hours 46 min ago
Extremists like the Islamic State militant known as 'Jihadi John' are not radicalised through contact with security services, ex-MI6 chief Sir John Sawers says.

VIDEO: Star Trek's Leonard Nimoy dies

BBC News Feed - 4 hours 57 min ago
Leonard Nimoy, the actor who played Mr Spock in the US science fiction series Star Trek, has died at the age of 83.

Alonso was travelling at 134mph

BBC News Feed - 4 hours 58 min ago
McLaren driver Fernando Alonso says he is "completely fine" following the 134mph testing accident that left him with concussion.

Hull fined for Uefa financial breach

BBC News Feed - 5 hours 16 min ago
Hull City are fined by governing body Uefa for breaching Financial Fair Play rules but Liverpool are cleared.

Bigamist wife killer jailed for life

BBC News Feed - 5 hours 18 min ago
A bigamist is jailed for life after being found guilty of murdering his second wife and hiding her body in a car boot.

Lloyds to resume dividend payments

BBC News Feed - 5 hours 21 min ago
Lloyds Banking Group confirms that it will resume paying dividends to shareholders for the first time since the financial crisis in 2008.

PSNI appeal over poster bomb attack

BBC News Feed - 5 hours 21 min ago
Police appeal after Frank McCabe Jr is seriously injured in Crossmaglen booby trap poster bomb.

Rwanda singer planned to kill Kagame

BBC News Feed - 5 hours 21 min ago
A popular Rwandan singer is jailed for 10 years after being convicted of planning to kill President Kagame and inciting hatred against the government.

AUDIO: Ex-MI6 chief on 'Jihadi John' claims

BBC News Feed - 5 hours 24 min ago
The former head of MI6, Sir John Sawers, defends the security services amid criticisms they failed to stop Mohammed Emwazi - known as "Jihadi John'" - from joining Islamic State.

Farage: UKIP backs Tories on deficit

BBC News Feed - 5 hours 33 min ago
Nigel Farage says UKIP will back Conservative efforts to eliminate the deficit by 2018 but only if they stick to their plans.

Putin cuts staff's salaries by 10%

BBC News Feed - 5 hours 34 min ago
Russia's president says he is cutting the salaries of his staff by 10%, as Russia's finances are hit by low oil prices and Western sanctions.

Weekend edition: The best of the week's reads

BBC News Feed - 5 hours 42 min ago
A collection of some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week.

10 things we didn't know last week

BBC News Feed - 5 hours 51 min ago
What time of day squid fly, and other news nuggets

Holder: Change civil rights criteria

BBC News Feed - 5 hours 53 min ago
Attorney General Eric Holder says he will try to change the standard needed to bring federal civil rights cases in his last few weeks in the job.

How Labour pays for student fee cut

BBC News Feed - 5 hours 58 min ago
Labour would reduce tax relief for those earning £150,000 or more a year, shrink maximum pension pots to £1m and cut maximum annual pension contributions to £30,000 to pay for a cut to £6,000 in student fees.

Judge admits Muslim Bible oath error

BBC News Feed - 6 hours 2 min ago
A judge who stopped a trial because a Muslim witness had sworn an oath on the Bible says he should have accepted the man's evidence.

'No question' of tax referendum

BBC News Feed - 6 hours 22 min ago
Calls for a referendum on income tax powers for Wales are rejected by the first minister, despite a pledge by David Cameron on minimum funding.

Fearne Cotton is leaving BBC Radio 1

BBC News Feed - 6 hours 25 min ago
The DJ is leaving the music station for a "new chapter" and has also revealed she is expecting another baby.
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