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'Fraud' led to retail firm's failure

BBC News Feed - 11 hours 27 min ago
A well-known Belfast retailer that closed this year says an alleged fraud contributed to the company's failure.

Bin Laden jet four 'killed by fire'

BBC News Feed - 11 hours 32 min ago
Three members of Osama Bin Laden's family and a pilot died from the "effects of fire" when a jet plane crashed, preliminary post-mortem tests find.

Kosovo approves war crimes court

BBC News Feed - 11 hours 46 min ago
Kosovo's parliament votes to set up a special court to investigate alleged war crimes committed by Kosovo Albanian rebels in the war in the 1990s.

Moriarty set to make Wales debut

BBC News Feed - 11 hours 51 min ago
Ross Moriarty, Tyler Morgan, Eli Walker and Dominic Day will win their first Wales caps in Saturday's World Cup warm-up match against Ireland.

Slight fall in police officer total

BBC News Feed - 11 hours 58 min ago
The number of police officers in Scotland dips slightly but still meets a 2007 "extra officers" pledge.

RBS: Firesale of the century?

BBC News Feed - 12 hours 4 min ago
The RBS bailout was intended to save it, not turn a profit. But is this the right time to start the sale of the Government's stake? And is there any plan to protect this beleaguered national asset?

Michael Sheen calls for people power

BBC News Feed - 12 hours 9 min ago
Actor Michael Sheen says people have become "alienated by career politicians" and should have more of a say in their own communities.

Amy Schumer calls for gun control

BBC News Feed - 12 hours 15 min ago
Comedian Amy Schumer calls for tougher controls on the sale of guns in the US, after two women were shot dead at a screening of her movie, Trainwreck.

Taliban political chief resigns

BBC News Feed - 12 hours 16 min ago
The Afghan Taliban's political chief in Qatar, Syed Tayyab Agha, resigns in the latest sign of a split in the group following leader Mullah Omar's death.

Hackers target internet address flaw

BBC News Feed - 12 hours 33 min ago
Hackers are exploiting a serious flaw in the internet's architecture, according to a security firm.

NHS trust finances 'unaffordable'

BBC News Feed - 12 hours 40 min ago
Regulator tells hospitals in England to "look again" at their financial plans as current proposals are "simply unaffordable".

Milk protest farmers clear shelves

BBC News Feed - 12 hours 43 min ago
Scottish dairy farmers stage protests at supermarkets in Kilmarnock and Ayr over the price they are paid for milk.

Welsh Supreme Court judge considered

BBC News Feed - 12 hours 59 min ago
Consideration should be given to appointing a Welsh justice to the Supreme Court, a review says.

Myanmar appeals for flood assistance

BBC News Feed - 13 hours 3 min ago
The Myanmar government appeals for international assistance after widespread floods kill at least 46 people and affect more than 210,000.

How to be a Fantasy Football champion

BBC News Feed - 13 hours 4 min ago
Your 10-point plan to guide your team to Premier League success, by last season's winner.

VIDEO: Amy Schumer's emotional plea on guns

BBC News Feed - 13 hours 12 min ago
The American actress Amy Schumer has called on the US to take more action on gun control, after last month's shooting in Louisiana.

VIDEO: Fear of illness drove partner to suicide

BBC News Feed - 13 hours 28 min ago
John Southall, the partner of Gill Pharaoh, who ended her life in a Swiss suicide clinic, explains how she reached her decision.

VIDEO: Fear of illness drove partner to suicide

BBC Health - 13 hours 28 min ago
John Southall, the partner of Gill Pharaoh, who ended her life in a Swiss suicide clinic, explains how she reached her decision.

House price rises 'sped up in July'

BBC News Feed - 13 hours 38 min ago
The pace of increase in UK house prices accelerated in July, rising by 3.5% compared with a year earlier, according to the Nationwide.

US airlines in big game trophy ban

BBC News Feed - 13 hours 38 min ago
Delta, United and American Airlines ban the shipment of big-game trophies on their flights after the killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe.
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