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PAC report highlights tenancy fraud

BBC News Feed - 16 hours 55 min ago
The Department of Social Development has failed to deal properly with a scam operating in social housing, according to a Public Accounts Committee report.

Tesco, what went wrong?

BBC News Feed - 17 hours 17 min ago
What really went wrong at Tesco?

Dementia cash row and coma conman - the papers

BBC News Feed - 17 hours 24 min ago
Several papers report plans to pay GPs £55 for each diagnosis of dementia they make, while a man who claimed to be in a coma for two years to avoid court also features.

US Marine held for Philippine murder

BBC News Feed - 17 hours 57 min ago
A US Marine accused of murdering a transgender woman in the Philippines is moved to a Philippine army base, but fails to attend an initial hearing.

VIDEO: Diwali sees Asia retail sales spike

BBC News Feed - 18 hours 23 min ago
The Hindu festival of Diwali has a big impact on the economies of India and other Asian countries. Sharanjit Leyl reports from Singapore.

UN chief plans Gaza conflict inquiry

BBC News Feed - 18 hours 24 min ago
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says he is setting up an inquiry into attacks on UN facilities during Israel's recent offensive in the Gaza Strip.

US probes 'stray Syria air drop'

BBC News Feed - 18 hours 30 min ago
The US Pentagon says it is examining an Islamic State video appearing to show militants with a weapons bundle intended for Kurdish fighters.

VIDEO: Swedish bay search for 'foreign sub'

BBC News Feed - 18 hours 44 min ago
Naval vessels searching Swedish waters for a suspected foreign submarine are focusing on a bay near the capital Stockholm.

Move to stop charities funding terror

BBC News Feed - 20 hours 25 min ago
The charities watchdog is to receive an extra £8m and new powers to help it tackle charities being used to fund crime and terrorism, the prime minister says.

Concern raised over UK use of drones

BBC News Feed - 21 hours 15 min ago
The use of drones in the UK will rise over the next 20 years, raising "significant safety, security, and privacy concerns", a report says.

Designer Oscar de la Renta mourned

BBC News Feed - 21 hours 25 min ago
The Dominican Republic declares Wednesday an official day of mourning for Dominican-born fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who has died at 82.

Hong Kong's political haircut

BBC News Feed - 21 hours 38 min ago
The political confrontation in a Hong Kong hair salon

Slumbering lions win top photo prize

BBC News Feed - 21 hours 54 min ago
A black and white image of lions resting on a rock outcrop in the Serengeti has won the 2014 Wildlife Photographer of the Year award.

Physics reveals how nature sparkles

BBC News Feed - 22 hours 3 min ago
Researchers reveal that the same physical mechanism is behind many of nature's most dazzling shines.

Organic genderless gingerbread debated

BBC News Feed - 22 hours 5 min ago
How organic, vegan gingerbread 'people' divided online opinion

VIDEO: The city hoping to be independent state

BBC News Feed - 22 hours 13 min ago
Steve Rosenberg visits two cities in rebel held Ukraine which will be boycotting the forthcoming parliamentary elections.

Magic Faraway Tree set for big screen

BBC News Feed - 22 hours 13 min ago
Enid Blyton's Magic Faraway Tree books are being adapted for cinema for the first time.

VIDEO: Making sure war dead live on in memory

BBC News Feed - 22 hours 16 min ago
How the Commonwealth War Graves Commission continues to keep its promise to remember the dead "in perpetuity".

Whitehall in confusion, MPs warn

BBC News Feed - 22 hours 18 min ago
Taxpayers are getting poorer value for money from government projects because of "confusion" over decisions, MPs warn.

VIDEO: The famine report that shocked the world

BBC News Feed - 22 hours 19 min ago
How millions responded to Ethiopia’s cry for help
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