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England on top after Anderson burst

BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 20:31
England close day one of the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston on 133-3 after Australia are bowled out for 136.

Nigel Farage fears holidaymaker deaths

BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 20:25
Nigel Farage says that "unless something radical is done" in Calais it is only a matter of time before a British holidaymaker or lorry driver dies.

I can bowl better, says Anderson

BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 20:12
England's James Anderson says he can improve despite taking 6-47, his best Ashes figures, on day one of the third Test.

Murder charge for Ohio policeman

BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 19:45
A US police officer is charged with the murder of a driver who was shot in the head during a traffic stop over a missing licence plate.

US Fed moves closer to rate hike

BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 19:13
The US central bank, the Federal Reserve, keeps its key interest rate on hold but indicates it is more positive on the US economy.

US congressman faces fraud charges

BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 19:06
Chaka Fattah, who has represented Pennsylvania since 1994, is accused of misusing hundreds of thousands of dollars of federal, charitable and campaign funds.

Britons Daley & Gallantree win gold

BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 18:48
British divers claim a second medal of the World Aquatics Championships as Tom Daley and Rebecca Gallantree win team gold.

Mundell backs more powers for islands

BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 18:43
Scottish Secretary David Mundell is to confirm a commitment to hand more powers to island communities on a visit to Stornoway.

FA backs Platini for Fifa presidency

BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 18:24
The English Football Association gives its backing to Michel Platini's bid to become the next boss of Fifa.

T in the Park's £150k government aid

BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 18:20
An MSP calls on the Scottish government to clarify why it gave the organisers of the T in the Park festival £150,000 in funding.

VIDEO: Calais migrant crisis leads to chaos in UK

BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 18:11
Duncan Kennedy spends the day in Kent to see how the migrant crisis in Calais is causing chaos in the UK.

Blackout bin lorry driver 'lied'

BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 18:05
The inquiry into the Glasgow bin lorry crash which killed six people hears that he "lied" on a DVLA form over a previous blackout.

Audit finds Kenya accounts 'disturbing'

BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 17:54
Only 26% of money spent and collected by Kenya's government has been approved in an official annual audit that noted "disturbing problems".

'Bruising' on body after Ibiza death

BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 17:53
Initial results of a fresh post-mortem examination of the body of a County Antrim man who died in Ibiza contradict the findings of an autopsy by Spanish authorities, his family's solicitor has said.

China mall blamed for escalator death

BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 17:46
A Chinese shopping mall and the manufacturers of one of its escalators were to blame for the death of a young mother, investigators say.

Hackers tweet photos with hidden code

BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 17:40
A hack attack involving instructions hidden in photos, malicious tweets and the coding community Github is discovered by cybersecurity researchers.

When is hunting not poaching?

BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 17:37
After a US dentist invokes the wrath of many by paying to kill Zimbabwe's most famous lion, BBC News looks at the difference between poaching and hunting.

Union rejects North Sea shift changes

BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 17:13
Unite members of the Offshore Contractors Association (OCA) reject proposals over changes to shift rotas and terms and conditions.

Hunter bailed over Cecil the lion

BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 17:08
A professional hunter accused of helping a US tourist kill Zimbabwe's most famous lion is released on $1,000 bail by a court.

'Monkey gestures' fan found guilty

BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 16:58
A fan who made "monkey gestures" towards black footballers at a Championship match is found guilty of racism.
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