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Referendum votes 'for sale' on eBay

BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 18:22
Police launch investigation after a number of people apparently attempt to sell their votes in the referendum online.

Genetic clues to spread of Ebola

BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 18:00
Scientists have tracked the spread of Ebola in West Africa, revealing genetic clues to the course of the outbreak.

VIDEO: Rotherham council knew 'many' at risk

BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 17:55
A former social worker says Rotherham council deliberately under-reported the number of children at risk of sexual exploitation to meet targets.

'Significant' rise in migration to UK

BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 17:52
There has been a "significant" increase in net migration into the UK, which reached 243,000 in the 12 months to March, government statisticians say.

Will Clacton's voters opt for UKIP?

BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 17:48
Will Clacton's voters opt for UKIP over the Tories?

Pakistan PM named as murder suspect

BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 17:45
Pakistani police name Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as a suspect in the murder of 14 followers of an anti-government cleric in Lahore, officials say.

Early inspections over abuse scandal

BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 17:44
Inspections of the children's services at the centre of the Rotherham abuse scandal are to be carried out early, as the deputy police and crime commissioner resigns and calls for her boss Shaun Wright to go.

Morsi investigated over 'Qatar leak'

BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 17:00
Egypt has opened an investigation into ousted President Mohammed Morsi for allegedly handing over secret files to Qatar, state media report.

PM: More Holyrood powers 'soon'

BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 16:59
The Scottish Parliament would get further powers "soon" if there is a "No" vote to independence, David Cameron has said.

MP hit by egg on referendum trail

BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 16:56
A Labour MP is hit by an egg after being confronted by pro-independence supporters while campaigning ahead of the referendum.

Zambia leader sacks potential rival

BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 16:55
Zambia's leader sacks his justice minister, seen as a potential successor, amid rumours the president is gravely ill.

Tory MP Carswell defects to UKIP

BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 16:47
Tory MP Douglas Carswell has defected to the UK Independence Party - and says he will seek re-election in Clacton at a by-election.

Competing for the going to university vote

BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 16:46
Is the argument over universities coming back to life?

Ebola region faces UK travel ban

BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 16:38
All but essential travel to Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia should be avoided, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office warns British nationals.

Thirty gold bars buried on beach

BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 16:30
A gold-rush starts at a beach in Kent where a German artist buried £10,000 worth of bullion as part of an arts festival.

'Russian troops deployed' in Ukraine

BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 16:27
Ukraine accuses Russia of deploying troops in the country's east, while Nato says Russia has stepped up its arms supply to separatists.

WRU and regions sign new £60m deal

BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 16:20
After a lengthy dispute, the WRU and the four Welsh rugby regions sign a deal aimed at keeping star players in Wales.

Police seize video gamer live on cam

BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 16:06
Armed police dramatically raid the office of a video gamer near Denver, US - and the incident was broadcast live online.

McGimpsey backs Poots on health cuts

BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 16:05
Former minister Michael McGimpsey says patients will die if the health budget row is not resolved.

IS 'kills dozens of Syrian soldiers'

BBC News Feed - Thu, 08/28/2014 - 16:03
Islamic State (IS) militants appear to have killed "dozens" of Syrian soldiers captured after gaining control of the Tabqa airbase, activists say.
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