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VIDEO: Girl hears Christmas for first time

BBC News Feed - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 07:29
It's almost Christmas, and Sula's new ear implants mean she will be able to hear carols and jingle bells this year.

VIDEO: Girl hears Christmas for first time

BBC Health - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 07:29
It's almost Christmas, and Sula's new ear implants mean she will be able to hear carols and jingle bells this year.

VIDEO: Advent calendar: Catch it like Beckham

BBC News Feed - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 07:26
Day 19 of the BBC Sport Calendar looks back at Odell Beckham Jr's stunning one-handed catch for a touchdown for the New York Giants in the NFL.

Llambias made Rangers chief executive

BBC News Feed - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 07:23
Rangers announce former Newcastle United managing director Derek Llambias as their new chief executive.

999 crews on alert for 'mad' Friday

BBC News Feed - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 07:17
Emergency crews across Wales expect one of the busiest nights of the year as many revellers over indulge on the final Friday before Christmas.

Pilot jailed over deadly China crash

BBC News Feed - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 07:09
A Chinese court has jailed a pilot for three years over a 2010 crash in Heilongjiang province that left 44 people dead.

Risk of abuse 'must be reported'

BBC News Feed - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 06:42
Suspected risk of abuse or neglect of children or adults must reported by police, health workers and other officials from 2016.

Vettel affected by Ricciardo pace

BBC News Feed - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 06:29
Sebastian Vettel left Red Bull partly because of the pace of team-mate Daniel Ricciardo, says team boss Christian Horner.

VIDEO: Men fall victim to online 'sextortion'

BBC News Feed - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 06:25
Hundreds of thousands of men around the world are falling victim every year to a pernicious form of online crime.

Ancient site found near Stonehenge

BBC News Feed - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 06:17
Archaeologists working on a site near Stonehenge say they have found an untouched 6,000-year-old encampment.

Student cuts in budget 'nonsensical'

BBC News Feed - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 06:14
A Northern Ireland Executive budget that would reduce student numbers is "nonsensical", according to leading business organisation, the CBI.

Minister in maternity leave first

BBC News Feed - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 06:13
Scotland's children's minister becomes the first member of the Holyrood government to take maternity leave.

Witnesses 'to pre-record statements'

BBC News Feed - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 06:13
Victims and witnesses could pre-record video statements rather than giving evidence in court under new proposals being considered.

'Teen terror' and Sony cyber war - the papers

BBC News Feed - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 06:11
The West's struggle to deal with the threat posed by Islamic State militants features in some papers, while others are gearing up for Christmas festivities.

S Korea Christians scrap border tree

BBC News Feed - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 05:54
A South Korean Christian group cancels plans to put up a Christmas-tree shaped tower close to the border with the North, citing "jitters".

VIDEO: 'I didn't have a normal childhood'

BBC News Feed - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 05:11
A 17-year-old with a stepdad in prison tells Newsbeat what life is like for her.

Hurdles remain for women combat action

BBC News Feed - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 05:00
Will women be serving in the infantry anytime soon?

South Korea bans 'pro-North' party

BBC News Feed - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 04:53
South Korea bans a political party for the first time in decades, with a court ordering a party accused of supporting the North to disband.

Thai tuna firm buys US rival

BBC News Feed - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 04:48
The world's largest canned tuna producer Thai Union Frozen Products is buying US rival Bumble Bee Foods for $1.5bn (£96m).

Capturing black life on Instagram

BBC News Feed - Fri, 12/19/2014 - 04:31
Capturing black life on Instagram
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