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Baby found in amusements toilet

BBC News Feed - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 13:00
An urgent appeal is made for a mother after a newborn baby girl is found inside a toilet block in an amusement arcade in Southport.

Top judge: 'Respect veiled women'

BBC News Feed - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 12:57
The most senior judge in the UK, Lord Neuberger, calls for judges to show respect to women who cover their faces in court for religious reasons.

Raikkonen fastest in first practice

BBC News Feed - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 12:54
Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen sets the pace in first practice at the Bahrain Grand Prix as Mercedes hide their true form.

Kansas bans leisure items on welfare

BBC News Feed - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 12:48
The US state has stiffened its rules for welfare recipients who will be longer able to buy dozens of leisure or other items on state aid.

Demand for rubber 'threatens forests'

BBC News Feed - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 12:46
The global demand for rubber tyres is threatening protected forests in Southeast Asia, according to a study.

Police search after Holywood crash

BBC News Feed - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 12:37
Police are carrying out a search operation after a two-vehicle crash on the Old Holywood Road in County Down.

Teen who punched pregnant girlfriend jailed

BBC News Feed - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 12:31
The lawyer for a teenager who punched his pregnant girlfriend says it's hard to convict people for harming unborn babies.

Five found dead in Phoenix standoff

BBC News Feed - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 12:05
Police in Phoenix, Arizona, believe the shooting deaths late on Thursday stemmed from a dispute about a family business.

Funeral celebrates Becky Watts' life

BBC News Feed - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 12:00
The funeral of teenager Becky Watts, who was found dead after going missing earlier this year, takes place in Bristol.

'3D Cryosat' tracks Arctic winter ice

BBC News Feed - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 12:00
Although Arctic sea ice set a record this year for its lowest ever satellite-observed winter extent - that was not the case for its volume, new data reveals.

SNP 'are a roadblock' to Labour win

BBC News Feed - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 11:57
Jim Murphy unveils Scottish Labour's manifesto and insists that the SNP are a roadblock to his party winning government on 7 May.

VIDEO: Music and candles at Cologne service

BBC News Feed - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 11:52
A memorial service for the victims of last month's Alps plane crash is being held in Cologne Cathedral.

Care worker stole from patients

BBC News Feed - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 11:40
A health care worker admits stealing jewellery, cash and medication from cancer patients at the Swansea hospital where she worked.

'Klopp good fit for Premier League'

BBC News Feed - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 11:37
Arsenal's Per Mertesacker believes Jurgen Klopp could manage in the Premier League after leaving Borussia Dortmund.

Zuckerberg defends Internet.org

BBC News Feed - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 11:37
Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg defends the aims of his free Internet.org service after several Indian firms pull out of the project.

VIDEO: 'I closed my shop on police advice'

BBC News Feed - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 11:28
Sharif Danis, a shopkeeper from Nigeria, tells the BBC's Milton Nkosi how the threat of mob attacks forced him to close down his business in Johannesburg, South Africa.

UKIP pledges more money for Wales

BBC News Feed - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 11:26
UKIP promises more money for Wales, as it launches its Welsh manifesto for the general election.

Greece default fears depress FTSE

BBC News Feed - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 11:22
London's leading shares are marginally higher in early Friday trading, despite continued concerns over a possible Greek default.

Ukraine crisis: The factory that has been shelled 165 times

BBC News Feed - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 11:21
The Ukraine factory that has been shelled 165 times

BBC Election debate draws 4.3 million

BBC News Feed - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 11:18
More than four million tune into the BBC's televised election debate, more than two million short of the previous debate on ITV.
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