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Student's road death 'not suicide'

BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 19:33
A British student found dead on a German motorway did not take his own life as police originally claimed, a coroner rules.

Benitez lined up by Real Madrid

BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 19:14
Former Liverpool and Chelsea boss Rafael Benitez could replace Carlo Ancelotti as manager of Real Madrid.

California probes oil spill cause

BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 19:00
Clean-up crews are working around the clock as investigators look into how tens of thousands of gallons of oil spewed into the sea off Santa Barbara.

SNP secures Trident safety debate

BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 18:53
The safety of the Trident nuclear weapons system is to be debated in the House of Commons next week.

BAE to retain Glasgow shipyards

BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 18:49
BAE Systems confirms it is to retain both of its shipyards in Glasgow and invest £100m in developing the Govan and Scotstoun sites.

Kendall in 2% defence spending call

BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 18:44
Labour should commit to the Nato target of spending at least 2% of national income on defence, leadership contender Liz Kendall says.

Corfu family to get Thomas Cook payout

BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 18:21
The family of two children killed on a Thomas Cook holiday in Corfu will receive a "financial gesture of goodwill" from the firm.

Black youths 'refused entry to club'

BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 18:12
A group of black students in Leicester claim they were refused entry to a nightclub "because they were black".

How to make Formula 1 more exciting?

BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 18:04
From giving every driver the same car to deadly tortoise shells - you tell us your suggestions for how to make F1 more exciting.

Root and Stokes lead England rally

BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 17:41
Joe Root hits 98 and Ben Stokes 92 as England recover from 30-4 to reach 354-7 in the first Test against New Zealand.

Ecclestone challenges £1bn tax move

BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 17:32
F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone goes to court to challenge the legal basis of assessments that have left him facing a UK tax claim of more than £1bn.

VIDEO: 'Little ships' mark Dunkirk anniversary

BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 17:22
Around 50 little ships have crossed the Channel as part of events to mark the 75th anniversary of the evacuation of Dunkirk.

Stars win Mirror phone-hacking damages

BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 17:20
Celebrities including Sadie Frost, Paul Gascoigne, and Shobna Gulati are awarded a combined £1.2m in phone-hacking damages from Mirror Group Newspapers.

Cab driver guilty of Iraq bomb murder

BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 17:19
A London cab driver is found guilty of the murder of a US soldier in Iraq eight years ago, after his fingerprints were found on roadside bombs.

VIDEO: 'Time to look to the future'

BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 17:11
The parents of two children poisoned by carbon monoxide in 2006 speak at a news conference after meeting the chief executive of Thomas Cook.

Varoufakis 'taped Greece debt talks'

BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 17:02
Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis causes a fresh furore after telling a newspaper he taped a private meeting of his eurozone counterparts.

Dunkirk fleet sails again 75 years on

BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 16:57
About 50 small boats involved in the evacuation of allied troops from Dunkirk have sailed from Kent to mark the 75th anniversary of the rescue operation.

Salman Khan 'confirmed' for Dubai

BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 16:47
Convicted Bollywood star Salman Khan is to appear at a Dubai awards show, organisers say, despite awaiting court permission to travel.

Figo pulls out of Fifa election

BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 16:47
Former Portugal midfielder Luis Figo joins Michael van Praag in withdrawing from May's Fifa presidential election.

Black Sabbath celebrate Ivors honour

BBC News Feed - Thu, 05/21/2015 - 16:37
Black Sabbath receive a lifetime achievement prize at the Ivor Novello songwriting awards, with honours also going to Ed Sheeran and Clean Bandit.
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