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BBC uncovers tax avoidance scheme

BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 08:31
Anderson Group, one of the recruitment industry's most high-profile companies, is promoting an "aggressive" tax avoidance scheme which tax experts are calling "abusive".

Moroder working on disco stage musical

BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 08:26
Musician and composer Giorgio Moroder is working on a new disco-themed stage musical, he tells the BBC.

Heat wave conditions ease in India

BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 08:24
The massive heat wave sweeping India is starting to ease, with forecasts of rain in some affected states.

Gascoigne raises £8.8m from auctions

BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 08:22
Nearly £9m is raised towards the restoration of a mansion that was inherited by the revered quizmaster Bamber Gascoigne after two auctions of its contents.

Great Barrier Reef status at risk

BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 08:13
Australia holds its breath as Unesco decides status

VIDEO: Volcano bursts into life in Japan

BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 08:07
Dramatic footage has emerged of a volcano erupting on the Japanese island of Kuchinoerabu.

World Cup boycott possible - SFA

BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 07:37
Scottish FA chief Stewart Regan says European nations could boycott World Cups if Sepp Blatter stays as Fifa boss.

Neverland ranch goes up for sale

BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 07:30
Michael Jackson's Neverland ranch has gone up for sale for $100m, according to reports.

VIDEO: The fans who built their own football stadium

BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 07:28
The official opening of a new football stadium tonight is timely with the scandal engulfing FIFA.

VIDEO: 'I was afraid to look in a mirror'

BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 06:44
Body dysmorphic disorder sufferer Minnie Wright tells the BBC's John Maguire about the impact the condition has on her life.

VIDEO: 'I was afraid to look in a mirror'

BBC Health - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 06:44
Body dysmorphic disorder sufferer Minnie Wright tells the BBC's John Maguire about the impact the condition has on her life.

Imax to list China unit in Hong Kong

BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 06:41
Imax, the Canadian maker of widescreen cinema theatres, is planning an initial public offering (IPO) of its China unit in Hong Kong.

How will Ennis-Hill fare in Gotzis?

BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 06:39
What should we expect from the Olympic champion as she makes her multi-event comeback in a small Austrian town?

Hundreds of migrants rescued in Med

BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 06:32
EU naval vessels rescue more than 700 migrants off Sicily, as Africans continue to attempt the perilous crossing from Libya.

Double amputee had to fund own care

BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 06:23
A mentally ill woman who had both legs amputated was wrongly forced to fund her own care for more than 14 months, the health and local government ombudsmen rule.

US ex-speaker charged over payments

BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 06:20
Former US House of Representatives speaker Dennis Hastert faces charges of lying to the FBI over secret payments to cover up "prior misconduct".

Teachers 'work an extra 11 hours'

BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 06:18
Teachers in Scotland are working an additional 11 hours a week on top of their contracted hours, according to a survey by a union.

VIDEO: Government crackdown on 'legal highs'

BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 06:16
A blanket ban on so-called legal highs is proposed in a new bill that is being published today.

VIDEO: Nevin: Grealish could be Villa hero

BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 05:56
BBC football expert Pat Nevin believes teenager Jack Grealish could be pivotal for Aston Villa in Saturday's FA Cup final.

Giantkillers: What happened next?

BBC News Feed - Fri, 05/29/2015 - 05:45
From match-winning newsagents to Manchester United's lower-league tormentors, what became of this season's FA Cup giantkillers?
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