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VIDEO: Glasgow ready for 2014 Games opening

BBC News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 17:57
The Queen will formally open the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in front of a 40,000 crowd at Celtic Park.

VIDEO: Police spied on Ricky Reel's family

BBC News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 17:54
The family of an Asian student who went missing 17 years ago, and was eventually found dead, say they have been told they were spied on by undercover police officers.

VIDEO: PM faces Russia links questions

BBC News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 17:43
David Cameron says the government will look at all outstanding arms export licences to Russia, and has rejected calls to pay back a donation to the Conservatives by the wife of a former Putin minister.

VIDEO: Hundreds die in Syria 'deadliest week'

BBC News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 17:31
More than 1,700 people have reportedly been killed in seven days as fighting in Syria intensifies.

VIDEO: Red Cross attacked by Gaza civilians

BBC News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 17:13
Paul Adams sees a Red Cross evacuation mission come under attack by local people in Gaza City's Shejaiya neighbourhood

VIDEO: Dozens killed in Taiwan plane crash

BBC News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 16:57
More than 40 people were killed when a TransAsia Airways passenger plane crashed after making a failed emergency landing in Taiwan, local officials say.

VIDEO: MH17 bodies arrive in Netherlands

BBC News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 15:47
Two planes carrying bodies from crashed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 have landed in the Netherlands.

VIDEO: Games cyclists find Glasgow bearings

BBC News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 14:13
Scotland Correspondent Lorna Gordon bumps into some of the team from Swaziland on the streets of Glasgow.

VIDEO: Peaches Geldof died of heroin overdose

BBC News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 13:29
Peaches Geldof died of a heroin overdose, a coroner rules.

VIDEO: Drones overhead on streets of Gaza

BBC News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 13:23
The United Nations says about 102,000 displaced people are now using shelters across Gaza as the Israeli offensive continues. Those who have stayed are adjusting to the sounds and sights of conflict, as Yolande Knell reports from Gaza.

VIDEO: Man shot in legs 'by appointment'

BBC News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 12:58
A DUP assembly member has claimed that a man who was injured in a gun attack in Londonderry was "shot by appointment".

VIDEO: Healthy start for newborns

BBC News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:59
A new study shows that newborn babies can reap the health benefits of a delay in cutting their umbilical cord - whilst they're safe in their mothers' arms.

VIDEO: Healthy start for newborns

BBC Health - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:59
A new study shows that newborn babies can reap the health benefits of a delay in cutting their umbilical cord - whilst they're safe in their mothers' arms.

AUDIO: Police warn teens over explicit texts

BBC News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:37
Teenagers who send explicit pictures of each other could be threatened with prosecution, a police officer warns.

AUDIO: Gay man had shocks on NHS as 'cure'

BBC Health - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:22
A man who was given electric shocks on the NHS in the 1970's to 'cure' his homosexuality says he 'deeply regrets' it.

AUDIO: Gay man had shocks on NHS as 'cure'

BBC News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:22
A man who was given electric shocks on the NHS in the 1970's to 'cure' his homosexuality says he 'deeply regrets' it.

VIDEO: 'No arms sent to Russian forces'

BBC News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 10:29
The Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has insisted that Britain is not supplying Russia with military equipment.

AUDIO: Neighbours's first indigenous actor

BBC News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 10:15
Susan Bower, former executive producer at Neighbours and the University of Melbourne's Angeline Ferdinand discuss Neighbours's first indigenous actor.

VIDEO: Giant puppet creator on Liverpool show

BBC News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 10:02
Giant puppets are set to roam the streets of Liverpool as part of the World War One centenary. Writer and director Jean-Luc Courcoult explains how his characters come to life.

VIDEO: Danny Boyle judges cemetery film fest

BBC News - Wed, 07/23/2014 - 09:54
Film-maker Danny Boyle is to judge a film festival being held in an east London cemetery.
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