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Counter-terror police arrest two men

BBC News Feed - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 08:50
Police arrest two more men on the M6 motorway as part of an investigation into Islamist-related terrorism - nine others are still being held.

Police end Cyprus migrant stand-off

BBC News Feed - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 08:44
Police in Cyprus persuade nearly 300 migrants, thought to be Syrian refugees, to disembark from the cruise ship that had rescued them.

Incognito refs to a spying 'Rambo'

BBC News Feed - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 08:42
From incognito refs in Egypt and a spying 'Rambo' coach in Italy - five lesser-known rivalries in world football.

Scots 'must get powers on fracking'

BBC News Feed - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 08:39
The Scottish government calls for devolved powers on fracking following UK plans to allow companies to drill below people's land without permission.

VIDEO: Who gets the dog? The rise of 'pet-nups'

BBC News Feed - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 07:14
The animal charity Blue Cross has devised a so-called "pet-nup" which clearly states who will get ownership of pets should a couple split up.

VIDEO: S Africa's Open Mosque faces closure

BBC News Feed - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 07:05
South Africa's first gay-friendly mosque, which also allows women to lead prayers, must close says local authorities.

How Pardew proved me wrong - Savage

BBC News Feed - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 06:53
BBC Sport pundit Robbie Savage on Alan Pardew's criticism of him, the form of Steven Gerrard and Man Utd's defensive woes.

VIDEO: Life as a disabled student

BBC News Feed - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 06:35
Campaigners say they fear that without help disabled students will be unable to cope with University life.

Bus costs 'hitting poorer students'

BBC News Feed - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 06:20
New and increased transport costs for sixth formers could force those from the most deprived backgrounds to give up school altogether, experts claim.

'Third Iraq War' - the papers

BBC News Feed - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 05:40
As MPs prepare to vote on UK military action against Islamic State extremists in Iraq, the front pages give their take on the possibility of war.

VIDEO: Top 50 FA Cup goals: Gazza's genius

BBC News Feed - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 05:24
BBC Sport looks back at 50 iconic FA Cup goals in the build-up to the first round proper, which takes place in November.

VIDEO: How to keep a troupe of horses happy

BBC News Feed - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 05:17
Ashleigh Nghiem reports on how the performing horses of the Cavalia circus are looked after.

Grooming concerns 'not followed up'

BBC News Feed - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 05:14
A former employee at a Bradford children's home where underage girls were allegedly groomed by older men claims her concerns about child safety were not followed up.

Cyclist killed in lorry collision

BBC News Feed - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 04:59
A man in his 30s has died following a collision with a lorry outside Newry, County Down.

VIDEO: France launches cigarette crackdown

BBC News Feed - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 04:37
The French government has unveiled controversial new measures to cut the number of smokers, including introducing plain cigarette packaging.

VIDEO: France launches cigarette crackdown

BBC Health - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 04:37
The French government has unveiled controversial new measures to cut the number of smokers, including introducing plain cigarette packaging.

Indonesia scraps local leader polls

BBC News Feed - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 04:24
Indonesia's parliament scraps direct elections for regional governors and mayors in a move widely seen as a blow for President-elect Joko Widodo.

UK faces 'five more years of cuts'

BBC News Feed - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 04:12
The outgoing head of the civil service predicts another five years of UK government spending cuts - and says making them will be "even harder".

US allows use of drones for filming

BBC News Feed - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 03:46
The US grants permission to six television and movie companies to allow for the use of drones to shoot film scenes.

Sarkozy launches political comeback

BBC News Feed - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 03:14
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy re-launches his political career with a rally near the northern city of Lille.
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