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Efforts to clear 2,000-tonne landslip

BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 17:28
Engineers have been tackling more than 2,000 tonnes of landslip debris in efforts to reopen the A83 at the Rest and Be Thankful in Argyll.

Squash to merge in bid for equality

BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 17:26
The governing bodies of men's and women's squash will merge to address disparities over prize money.

Man, 82, guilty of puppy farm murders

BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 17:02
A dog breeder who shot dead his partner and her daughter after police returned confiscated guns to him is found guilty of two counts of murder.

Tesco in criminal fraud probe

BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 16:40
The Serious Fraud Office is carrying out a criminal investigation into accounting irregularities at supermarket giant Tesco.

Wales confident over Bale injury

BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 16:17
Wales are confident Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale will be back in action before November's Euro 2016 qualifier against Belgium.

White leader appointed in Zambia

BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 16:03
Guy Scott is appointed Zambia's interim leader, Africa's first white head of state for many years, after the death of President Sata.

VIDEO: Should MPs wear slogans on T-shirts?

BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 16:01
Harriet Harman wore one in PMQs, but the PM chose not to wear a T-shirt with a slogan in support of gender equality.

Government 'to match £5m Ebola cash'

BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 15:58
The UK government is to match the first £5m of public donations made to a Disasters Emergency Committee appeal for the Ebola crisis in Africa.

Police conduct inquiry after death

BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 15:54
An inquiry into the conduct of police officers gets under way following a fatal incident where stun guns had been fired in a Cardiff house.

Killers fail to quash convictions

BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 15:27
Two men jailed for life for the first murder on the Western Isles in more than 40 years fail in their bids to have their convictions quashed.

Lib Dem urges local pacts with Greens

BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 15:26
Andrew George, former Lib Dem environment spokesman, calls for "local pacts" between his party and the Greens in the 2015 election.

Have there been lions in London since 1210?

BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 15:24
The capital's three remaining lionesses are being temporarily relocated to Bedfordshire.

Protest death could stop French dam

BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 15:19
The death of a young protester, which has shaken the French government, could put a halt to work on a controversial dam in southern France, officials say.

Android smartwatch 'runs for a week'

BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 15:18
New Android-powered smartwatches should last for a week or longer between charges thanks to their use of both e-ink and LCD screens.

EU Warrant vote 'before by-election'

BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 15:15
David Cameron says a vote on the future of the European Arrest Warrant will be held before the crunch Rochester and Strood by-election on 20 November.

IS 'kills Sunni tribesmen' in Iraq

BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 15:15
Islamic State militants have shot dead 30 Sunni Arab tribesmen in a town west of the Iraqi capital Baghdad, officials say.

Combat soldiers guarding Whitehall

BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 15:12
Soldiers with assault rifles in combat gear are seen guarding the entrance to Horse Guards Parade, in central London's Whitehall.

Firms lodge probation service bids

BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 15:09
The government names the private companies they expect to take over the role of managing criminals from next year.

VIDEO: Russia's 39,000-year-old mammoth

BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 15:05
A 39,000 year-old baby mammoth named Yuka has been put in display in central Moscow making it the best preserved mammoth in palaeontology.

Dare victim drank 30 units in minutes

BBC News Feed - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 15:02
The death of a man who drank about 30 units of alcohol in two minutes after being dared as part of the Neknominate craze is ruled as accidental.
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