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VIDEO: Heritage ahoy: On board SS GB

BBC News - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 13:29
The UK is failing to make the most of its heritage, according to new research by the Royal Society for the Arts.

VIDEO: UK broadband 'not fit for purpose'

BBC News - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 13:25
The Federation of Small Businesses criticises the government's "unambitious" broadband targets and calls for a rethink.

VIDEO: Malala meets Nigeria kidnap families

BBC News - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 13:11
Malala Yousafzai has met relatives of the some of the schoolgirls, who were kidnapped in Nigeria by Boko Haram militants three months ago.

VIDEO: Costa Concordia wreck refloated

BBC News - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 13:07
The wrecked Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia has been successfully raised from the under-sea platform it has been resting on for the past year, salvage workers say.

VIDEO: Dreaming of birdman success

BBC News - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 13:00
Tony Hughes loves to fly, but dreams of winning the Worthing International Birdman competition.

AUDIO: Downton actor on anorexic wife's death

BBC Health - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 12:57
Actor David Robb, whose anorexic wife killed herself, says people should realise the illness affects older women too.

VIDEO: Church holding women bishops vote

BBC News - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 12:53
Members of the Church of England's ruling body, the General Synod, are preparing for a vote on whether to create female bishops.

VIDEO: Serkis on chanelling his 'inner Ape'

BBC News - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 12:49
Andy Serkis talks about what inspires him to create voices for the characters he plays in some of Hollywood's biggest films

AUDIO: Author Mitchell tweets new story

BBC News - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 12:49
The novelist David Mitchell, author of Cloud Atlas, has started tweeting a short story.

VIDEO: Baroness quits child abuse inquiry chair

BBC News - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 12:45
James Landale on Baroness Butler-Sloss' decision to stand down as chair of an inquiry into child abuse cases.

VIDEO: US marines test new robotic mule

BBC News - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 12:35
US marines have tested a new robotic mule at the world's largest international maritime warfare exercise in Hawaii.

VIDEO: Close up with the Raspberry Pi B+

BBC News - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 12:33
An overview of the new technical features of the Rapsberry Pi B+ computer.

VIDEO: Malala: Boko Haram 'misusing Islam'

BBC News - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 12:25
The young Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai has said that Boko Haram is 'misusing the name of Islam' by saying that girls should not have an education.

VIDEO: PM: '£1.1bn 'will keep Britain safe'

BBC News - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 12:23
The prime minister has announced £1.1bn will be spent on defence - including £800m on a surveillance package.

VIDEO: High demand delays new plane delivery

BBC News - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 12:19
Airbus has announced a revamp of its popular A330 passenger jet on the opening day of the Farnborough Airshow.

VIDEO: UK 'fails' to make most of heritage

BBC News - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 06:52
The UK is failing to make the most of its heritage, according to new research by the Royal Society for the Arts.

VIDEO: Wheelbarrow monopoly in Sudan

BBC News - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 02:15
In Sudan's capital, Khartoum, about 20,000 people use wheelbarrows to transport goods. But they're not allowed to own their own; wheelbarrows are controlled by local government contractors, who charge high rental fees.

VIDEO: World's biggest football academy

BBC News - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 02:12
The world's biggest football academy has opened in China.

VIDEO: Death toll mounts amid Gaza strikes

BBC News - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 23:16
A deadly night of Israeli airstrikes on Gaza is said to have killed 17 members of the same family, in the latest stage of an offensive that began last Tuesday.

VIDEO: The Manhattanhenge phenomenon

BBC News - Sun, 07/13/2014 - 23:14
New Yorkers have witnessed "Manhattanhenge", a solar phenomenon during which all east-west streets on the city's grid system are spectacularly illuminated by the setting sun.
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