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VIDEO: Sir Peter O'Sullevan remembered

BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 16:16
BBC Sport's Joe Wilson remembers the life and career of former BBC horse racing commentator Sir Peter O'Sullevan, who has died aged 97.

Twitter's honesty hits shares

BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 15:53
Twitter's shares plunge more than 13% after the firm warns it will take time to attract new users.

Mugging victim 'called by God'

BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 15:52
Disabled mugging victim Alan Barnes is leaving the home bought through a fundraising campaign to move to the Shetlands due to a "calling from God".

BA flight diverted to Montreal

BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 15:51
A British Airways flight from Las Vegas to London Heathrow lands in Montreal after a reported alert.

River search for gun after shooting

BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 15:50
Police search the River Cynon for a firearm after a shooting in Rhondda Cynon Taff left a man in a critical condition in hospital.

Platini candidacy under attack

BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 15:38
Uefa boss comes under fire from a potential rival just hours after confirming he will stand for Fifa presidency.

Terrorists win segregation appeal

BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 15:32
Two convicted terrorists who claimed their prison segregation was unlawful win their challenge at the UK's highest court.

Szczesny joins Roma on season loan

BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 15:25
Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny joins Roma on a season-long loan but is told he still has a Gunners future.

Injured McIlroy out of Bridgestone

BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 15:23
Doubts over the injured Rory McIlroy playing in the US PGA increase after he withdraws from the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational.

VIDEO: Smiler rescue 'most challenging'

BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 15:18
The rescue of 16 people stuck on Alton Towers' Smiler rollercoaster after it crashed was "the most challenging operation" ever carried out by fire crews called to the scene.

Breaking Bad fan guilty of ricin plot

BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 15:07
A man is found guilty of trying to buy deadly ricin poison from the Dark Web after being inspired by the hit US television series Breaking Bad.

Pipe bomb found in security alert

BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 14:58
A pipe bomb has been found during a security alert in north Belfast, police have said.

£17m paid out in police overtime pay

BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 14:47
Overtime payments to police officers and staff across Wales cost nearly £17m in one year, BBC research shows.

Banksy street art up for auction

BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 14:41
Murals believed to have been left by elusive street artist Banksy on walls in Detroit and Bethlehem are to be auctioned in Los Angeles in September.

Greek PM warns rebels of snap poll

BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 14:13
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says he will have to call snap elections if members of his Syriza party continue to oppose a bailout deal.

Man dies as hundreds target tunnel

BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 14:09
A man has been killed as at least 1,500 migrants tried to enter the Channel Tunnel in Calais on Tuesday night, French police say.

Beach death man 'popular and gifted'

BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 13:58
Tributes are paid to a "popular and gifted" man who died after getting into difficulties on a Gower beach.

Nokia to sell virtual reality camera

BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 13:48
Nokia plans to sell a virtual reality camera that can capture "3D audio" later this year, targeting it at movie and TV professionals.

No target for most ambulance calls

BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 13:36
Targets for ambulance response times in Wales are to be dropped for all but the most life-threatening calls under a Welsh government trial.

School closed over abuse claims

BBC News Feed - Wed, 07/29/2015 - 13:27
A residential school for boys with behavioural problems is temporarily closed as police investigate claims of physical abuse.
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