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Genes 'play role in Ebola survival'

BBC News Feed - 20 hours 35 min ago
Genetic factors could play an important role in whether people survive or die from the Ebola virus, say US scientists.

Fashion challenge for Apple's Ive

BBC News Feed - 20 hours 57 min ago
Can Apple design guru Jony Ive turn the smartwatch into a hit?

VIDEO: Lab for world’s worst animal viruses

BBC News Feed - 21 hours 55 sec ago
A look around a new lab at Pirbright Institute in Surrey, where the world’s most contagious livestock viruses will be kept.

VIDEO: Lab for world’s worst animal viruses

BBC Health - 21 hours 55 sec ago
A look around a new lab at Pirbright Institute in Surrey, where the world’s most contagious livestock viruses will be kept.

Alcohol 'should have calorie labels'

BBC News Feed - 21 hours 1 min ago
Alcohol should have a calorie content label in order to reduce obesity, according to public health doctors.

VIDEO: Meet the accidental stormtrooper

BBC News Feed - 21 hours 2 min ago
Laurie Goode's fleeting role as a Stormtrooper in Star Wars 38 years ago still has an impact on his life today

Tips for a disability-friendly Halloween

BBC News Feed - 21 hours 3 min ago
Tips for a disability-friendly Halloween

Quiz of the week's news

BBC News Feed - 21 hours 5 min ago
What did Robbie's wife tell him to stop singing during labour?

VIDEO: Poppy hijab for Remembrance

BBC News Feed - 21 hours 8 min ago
A young fashion designer from London has decided to mark Remembrance Day by creating a special "poppy hijab" for Muslim women.

Grant urges action over gender gap

BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 23:52
Sports Minister Helen Grant tells the inaugural Transforming Sport conference there is work to do to improve female participation.

Hamilton critical of double points

BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 23:08
Lewis Hamilton says it would "suck" if he lost the world title as a result of the controversial final-race double points rule.

VIDEO: Care plan 'to ease hospital pressure'

BBC Health - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 22:53
Vulnerable patients in England will get better support in the community as part of plans to ease pressure on hospitals, ministers say.

VIDEO: Tim Cook 'an important role model'

BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 22:49
Lord Browne, author of The Glass Closet and former Chief Executive of BP, has hailed Apple CEO Tim Cook as "an important role model", after Mr Cook publicly acknowledged his sexuality, saying he was "proud to be gay".

Murray seals World Tour Finals place

BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 22:47
Andy Murray books his place at the World Tour Finals with an emphatic victory over Grigor Dimitrov at the Paris Masters.

VIDEO: Tough laws 'do not stop drug use'

BBC Health - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 22:41
A Home Office report examining drug policies across the world suggests there is no link between tough penalties and the level of use.

Evacuations amid Costa Rica eruption

BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 22:29
Costa Rica issues an alert and evacuates communities after ash from the Turrialba volcano reaches the capital, San Jose, and beyond.

Maine bid to force nurse quarantine

BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 22:28
The governor of Maine vows to exercise the "full extent" of his authority to quarantine a US nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa

Predictions: Lawro v Rachel Riley

BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 22:10
BBC Sport's football expert Mark Lawrenson takes on Countdown co-presenter Rachel Riley.

Four people hurt in fireworks blaze

BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 21:54
Four people are hurt and one person is thought to be missing as dozens of firefighters tackle a blaze at a fireworks retailer in Staffordshire.

Four dead in Kansas airport crash

BBC News Feed - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 21:45
At least four people were killed and five injured when a small plane crashed into an airport building in Wichita, Kansas, officials say.
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