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IoD attacks 'excessive' BG pay deal

BBC News Feed - 14 hours 38 min ago
A proposed £25m pay package for the new head of oil and gas giant BG Group is branded "excessive" and "inflammatory" by the Institute of Directors.

VIDEO: Can drones get water to stranded Joe?

BBC News Feed - 14 hours 52 min ago
In an annual challenge, teams attempt to deliver water using drones to a remote part of the Australian Outback.

Llewelyn-Bowen park due to reopen

BBC News Feed - 15 hours 1 min ago
A Christmas attraction created with the help of Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen is reopening after it closed amid a wave of complaints.

Birdman set to soar at Spirit Awards

BBC News Feed - 15 hours 7 min ago
Showbusiness satire Birdman leads the flock at this year's Spirit Awards after being nominated for six prizes, including best film.

Aguero a special talent - Kompany

BBC News Feed - 15 hours 17 min ago
Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany says team-mate Sergio Aguero is a "special" player who can make the impossible possible.

Has the imagination disappeared from Lego?

BBC News Feed - 15 hours 29 min ago
Do the sets designed by Lego discourage imagination?

Blair charity award faces criticism

BBC News Feed - 15 hours 47 min ago
A Save the Children decision to give former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair an award for his anti-poverty work is criticised by some charity workers.

Dozens arrested in HK crackdown

BBC News Feed - 15 hours 50 min ago
Scores of protesters including two prominent student leaders are arrested in Mong Kok during operations to dismantle protest camps.

Wednesday's gossip column

BBC News Feed - 16 hours 14 min ago
Sneijder unsettled at Galatasaray, Cech set to wait for move, Herrera and Evans edge close to fitness, Hull keen on Lennon, plus more.

Royal Mail in the spotlight on the threat to the universal postal service

BBC News Feed - 16 hours 19 min ago
Royal Mail chief executive Moya Greene is to lay out her case to MPs.

Eubank Sr likens son to Leonard

BBC News Feed - 16 hours 36 min ago
Chris Eubank Sr says his son Chris Jr - who faces Billy Joe Saunders on Saturday - is the most talented boxer since Sugar Ray Leonard.

Aguero reignites European campaign

BBC News Feed - 16 hours 36 min ago
Ninety goals in 138 games and 14 in 22 Champions League matches - Sergio Aguero belongs with the elite, says Phil McNulty.

£500m plan to transform riverside

BBC News Feed - 16 hours 43 min ago
Scheme to transform one of the last remaining derelict sites in central Cardiff will include 2,150 homes.

VIDEO: Vloggers warned over unclear adverts

BBC News Feed - 17 hours 21 min ago
Vloggers are being told they need to be completely clear about when they're being paid to promote products.

'The war on Facebook'

BBC News Feed - 17 hours 29 min ago
Wednesday's big story in the newspapers is criticism by MPs that Facebook did not alert the security services to terror threats made by one of the killers of Fusilier Lee Rigby.

Call to cancel EDL founder's speech

BBC News Feed - 17 hours 31 min ago
Academics and politicians sign an open letter opposing the appearance of English Defence League founder Tommy Robinson at the Oxford Union.

A&E care 'still unsafe' at hospital

BBC News Feed - 17 hours 35 min ago
A Kent hospital's A&E department is still failing to protect patients from "inappropriate or unsafe" care, a health watchdog says.

Picture power: Pausing the moment

BBC News Feed - 19 hours 40 min ago
Looking at the story behind an image by Carl Court of a student protest in London.

VIDEO: Where now for HK protesters?

BBC News Feed - 19 hours 43 min ago
The removal of the Mong Kok activist camp by the authorities means protests in Hong Kong continue in just two sites.

Richard Stead: Breaking the cycle of poor literacy

BBC News Feed - 19 hours 44 min ago
What can be done to break cycle of poor reading and writing skills?
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