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VW boss to stay despite divisions

BBC News Feed - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 17:34
The chief executive of Volkswagen, Martin Winterkorn, wins the backing of the company's top bosses, following a clash with the chairman.

Focus on jobs as unemployment falls

BBC News Feed - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 17:30
David Cameron and Ed Miliband react to the latest unemployment figures, which show the number of people out of work is at a seven-year low.

VIDEO: Spending the day queuing in Venezuela

BBC News Feed - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 17:25
Venezuela has the biggest oil reserves in the world, yet its economy is in crisis.

Body of hillwalker found in search

BBC News Feed - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 17:18
The body of missing hillwalker Kyle Knox is found by a Royal Navy helicopter conducting a search of the Glen Nevis area.

Thousands show interest in pay-offs

BBC News Feed - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 17:16
Over 7,200 civil servants register for a new voluntary redundancy scheme aimed at saving £90m annually

Brothers have jail terms increased

BBC News Feed - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 17:14
Two brothers from Enniskillen received unduly lenient sentences for beating a man unconscious in a bar in 2013, the Lord Chief Justice rules.

Man in court over student's murder

BBC News Feed - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 17:09
Alexander Pacteau appears in court charged with murdering student Karen Buckley as a candlelit vigil is held in her memory.

Boy, 13, detained for woman's murder

BBC News Feed - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 17:05
A 13-year-old boy is given a life sentence for murdering a woman he punched and then stamped on.

Rosberg beats Hamilton in practice

BBC News Feed - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 16:46
Nico Rosberg beats Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton to fastest time in second practice at the Bahrain Grand Prix.

CBC sackings after Ghomeshi inquiry

BBC News Feed - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 16:38
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation lets go two executives after an independent report found that management condoned the actions of former radio host Jian Ghomeshi.

New seatbelt law to protect children

BBC News Feed - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 16:38
The Northern Ireland Assembly approves a new law that aims to make child car seats safer.

SNP row dominates debate fallout

BBC News Feed - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 16:30
A row between Labour and the SNP over whether to "work together" in the event of a hung parliament has dominated after Thursday's TV election debate.

What is misconduct in public office?

BBC News Feed - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 16:28
Misconduct in public office is an ancient common law offence, created by judges, which can be traced back to the 13th century.

UN makes $275m appeal for Yemen aid

BBC News Feed - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 16:21
The UN launches an appeal for nearly $275m to help civilians after fighting and air strikes worsen the country's humanitarian crisis.

Djokovic to meet Nadal in semis

BBC News Feed - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 16:19
Novak Djokovic thrashes US Open champion Marin Cilic at the Monte Carlo Masters and will play Rafael Nadal in the semis.

Doctor guilty of tax fraud charges

BBC News Feed - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 16:03
A former leading ear, nose and throat specialist hid money from HMRC over four years, a Belfast court hears.

Go Figure: The week in numbers

BBC News Feed - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 16:01
The week's big numbers, visualised.

Weekend edition: The best of the week's reads

BBC News Feed - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 15:53
A collection of some of the best reads from the BBC News website this week.

Syria attack video moves UN to tears

BBC News Feed - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 15:53
A video showing desperate attempts by doctors to save three children after an apparent chlorine gas attack in Syria moves UN Security Council members to tears.

Abandoned arcade baby's mother found

BBC News Feed - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 15:53
The mother of a newborn baby girl, abandoned inside an amusement arcade toilet block, is found.
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