Today
09:56

Falling oil price costs Russia $100bn

news.bbc.co.uk - The falling oil price is costing Russia up to $100bn a year, while Western sanctions have hit the country by a further $40bn, its finance minister says. More... (Olympics)
Today
09:51

Cymru yn y 70au

news.bbc.co.uk - A look at what life was like in 1970s Wales More... (Wales)
Today
09:49

Leicester Tigers secure former All Black Aaron Mauger as head coach

www.guardian.co.uk - Ex-Tigers centre Mauger to return for next season Mauger fills void left by Paul Burke’s departure Thacker scores twice as pack propels Leicester to victoryThe former Leicester Tigers centre Aaron Mauger will return to Welford Road as the new head coach, his current club, the Crusaders, have confirmed.The 33-year-old former All Black, who made 53 appearances for the Tigers between 2007 and 2010 before retiring, has signed a three-year deal with the Midlands club and will take the role, recently vacated by Paul Burke, for the 2015-16 season. He will arrive after next year’s Super Rugby competition when he will leave his current post as the Crusaders assistant coach. Continue reading... More... (Rugby union)
Today
09:49

'Unusual infection' at NI hospital

news.bbc.co.uk - Four patients in the intensive care unit at Northern Ireland's biggest hospital test positive for a rare type of bacteria that can cause infection in very ill patients. More... (Northern Ireland)
Today
09:49

'Serious infection' at NI hospital

news.bbc.co.uk - Four patients in the intensive care unit at Northern Ireland's biggest hospital test positive for a rare type of bacteria that can cause infection in very ill patients. More... (Northern Ireland)
Today
09:47

Clock ticks on Iranian nuclear talks

news.bbc.co.uk - Time is running out for a deal with Iran to cut UN sanctions in return for action to scale back its burgeoning nuclear programme. More... (Middle East)
Today
09:46

Campbell targeted in death threat

news.bbc.co.uk - DUP MP Gregory Campbell has been informed by police of a serious death threat, his party press office has said. More... (Northern Ireland)
Today
09:45

Festival drops rape accused editor

news.bbc.co.uk - Former Indian news magazine editor Tarun Tejpal, who is charged with rape, is dropped from a literary festival after his invitation causes outrage. More... (Asia)
Today
09:41

England v Australia: Stuart Lancaster's starting XV at Twickenham as predicted by Telegraph rugby writers

www.telegraph.co.uk - Our rugby writers name their starting XVs to face Australia, but which players would make your teamsheet? More... (Rugby union)
Today
09:40

Nurse struck off over kicking claim

news.bbc.co.uk - A Dumfries nurse who was accused of kicking an elderly dementia patient at a care home is struck off. More... (Scotland)
Today
09:39

VIDEO: 'King of Fish' returns to UK rivers

news.bbc.co.uk - Successful conservation projects have reversed the decline of salmon in many UK rivers, as John Maguire reports. More... (UK)
Today
09:26

Campbell 'threatens talks integrity'

news.bbc.co.uk - The integrity of current political talks in Northern Ireland are called into question by a senior DUP man's 'toilet paper' comments, says Sinn Féin. More... (Northern Ireland)
Today
09:26

Polynesia's billion dollar claim

news.bbc.co.uk - Overseas territory demands compensation for atom bomb tests. More... (Asia)
Today
09:20

Bhòt earbsa an Eilean Ghiogha

news.bbc.co.uk - Thèid bhòt earbsa a chumail ann an cathraiche uachdarain choimhearsnachd Eilein Ghiogha, agus fiachan mòra air a' bhuidhinn. More... (Scotland)
Today
09:18

Stolen mobile's £15k bill dropped

news.bbc.co.uk - A teacher who faced a £15,000 bill which had been racked up by thieves who stole his mobile phone in Barcelona wins a battle not to be held responsible for the cost. More... (Wales)
Today
09:09

Football transfer rumours: Jürgen Klopp to manage Liverpool?

www.guardian.co.uk - Today’s tell-all has discovered a gaping crater Continue reading... More... (Football)
Today
09:05

Nine Chinese convicted of poaching

news.bbc.co.uk - A Philippines court find nine Chinese fishermen guilty of poaching 500 endangered sea turtles in a disputed area of the South China Sea. More... (Asia)
Today
08:55

The role of genes in our sexual orientation - podcast

www.guardian.co.uk - What do the latest studies into sexual orientation reveal? Plus, can we win the fight against Ebola in West Africa, and what threat does the virus really pose to people in Europe and the US? Continue reading... More... (Medical research)
Today
08:49

Liverpool's Brendan Rodgers accepts his job is at risk after poor display

www.guardian.co.uk - Manager takes responsibility for defeat at Crystal Palace Says team was ‘nowhere near the levels we’d expect’ Match report: Crystal Palace 3-1 Liverpool Continue reading... More... (Football)
Today
08:49

Players must help McCoist out - Daly

news.bbc.co.uk - Rangers striker Jon Daly insists the players must raise their game to ease the pressure on manager Ally McCoist. More... (Scotland)
Today
08:47

Councils 'could be cut to six'

news.bbc.co.uk - The number of Welsh councils could be cut to as few as six, the public services minister warns, as he urges them to seek voluntary mergers and cut costs. More... (Olympics)
Today
08:43

Tagradh ùr mu mhurt Inbhir Narann

news.bbc.co.uk - Thathas an dùil gun dèan na Poilis tagradh ùr 'son fiosrachaidh mu mhurt a' bhancair, Alasdair MacUilleim, is 10 bliadhna bho chaidh a mhurt. More... (Scotland)
Today
08:42

VIDEO: Angina patient denied new blue badge

news.bbc.co.uk - A 92-year-old man with angina who previously held a blue badge because he could not walk far has had his application to renew it rejected. More... (Wales)
Today
08:42

AUDIO: Angina patient denied new blue badge

news.bbc.co.uk - A 92-year-old man with angina who previously held a blue badge because he could not walk far has had his application to renew it rejected. More... (Wales)
Today
08:40

Fire at Tyrone recycling plant

news.bbc.co.uk - More than 50 fire-fighters are dealing with a fire at an industrial recycling plant in Omagh, County Tyrone. More... (Northern Ireland)
Today
08:36

Men injured in flat blast arrested

news.bbc.co.uk - Two men who were seriously burned in a blast at a flat in south Birmingham are arrested on suspicion of causing an explosion likely to endanger life, police say. More... (England)
Today
08:28

Angelo Mathews leads experienced Sri Lanka ODI squad against England

www.guardian.co.uk - Jayawardene and Sangakkara begin swansongs Malinga not available but spinner Herath returns Sunshine in Sri Lanka could answer England’s questionsEngland will face many familiar opponents at the start of their one-day international series against Sri Lanka, after a 15-man squad was announced on Monday for the first three of seven matches.Angelo Mathews will lead a lineup including the veteran batsmen Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara, as the pair embark on their final winter of ODI cricket culminating in the World Cup. Continue reading... More... (Cricket)
Today
08:28

Apology for flaw in South Korea exam

news.bbc.co.uk - South Korea's education minister apologises for a mistake in the national college entrance exam which meant two answers were correct. More... (Asia)
Today
08:24

Taylor secures world title in Korea

news.bbc.co.uk - Ireland's Katie Taylor wins a fifth consecutive world title by beating Azerbaijan's Yana Allekseevana in South Korea. More... (Northern Ireland)
Today
08:20

Premier League: 10 talking points from the weekend’s action

www.guardian.co.uk - Fellaini gives English players a lesson in honesty, Newcastle’s academy is shining and can Swansea keep hold of Bony? Continue reading... More... (Football)
Today
08:16

Prince Charles letters row in court

news.bbc.co.uk - The Supreme Court is set to consider whether letters from Prince Charles to seven government departments should be made public. More... (UK)
Today
08:08

Calls for Liverpool to sack Brendan Rodgers premature but culture of negligence at Anfield could be his undoing

www.telegraph.co.uk - Chris Bascombe: Liverpool's manager is in no immediate danger of the sack, but that could change unless he addresses fundamental weaknesses in every area of his team More... (Football)
Today
08:03

This is just the start - Hamilton

news.bbc.co.uk - Lewis Hamilton says winning his second world title will be the start of a run of success for himself and team Mercedes. More... (England)
Today
07:57

Sturgeon holds first cabinet meeting

news.bbc.co.uk - Scotland's new first minister is to convene the first meeting of her cabinet, which has a 50-50 gender split. More... (Olympics)
Today
07:52

Motorcyclist dies in A470 crash

news.bbc.co.uk - A man dies following a collision involving two motorcycles and a car near Brecon, police confirm More... (UK)
Today
07:49

China swimmer Sun Yang 'was banned'

news.bbc.co.uk - Chinese Olympics champion swimmer Sun Yang was banned for three months earlier this year after failing a drugs test, state media report. More... (Asia)
Today
07:47

Indian media: Obama's visit

news.bbc.co.uk - Papers say President Barack Obama's visit likely to improve Delhi-Washington ties. More... (Asia)
Today
07:44

VIDEO: On the hunt for warlord Joseph Kony

news.bbc.co.uk - The BBC has rare access to the US hunt for the warlord Joseph Kony, who has waged war in central Africa for more than two decades More... (Africa)
Today
07:42

Huge rise in blue badge rejections

news.bbc.co.uk - Tougher restrictions for people applying for a disabled parking badge sees the number of rejections more than triple in some parts of Wales. More... (Wales)
Today
07:39

Family tributes to boy killed by van

news.bbc.co.uk - Relatives of an 11-year-old boy who died after being hit by a van in Aberdeenshire pay tribute to their "amazing boy". More... (Scotland)
Today
07:37

NHS staff stage four-hour strike

news.bbc.co.uk - Nurses, midwives, ambulance staff and other NHS workers are staging a four-hour strike over pay. More... (England)
Today
07:27

Nothing to fear in Springboks - Ball

news.bbc.co.uk - Lock Jake Ball says "nothing" about South Africa worries him ahead of Wales' final Test of the autumn series on Saturday. More... (Wales)
Today
07:16

US police kill boy over replica gun

news.bbc.co.uk - Police in the US city of Cleveland shoot and kill a 12-year-old boy who had been waving what turned out to be a replica gun. More... (Americas)
Today
07:15

Public have say on health services

news.bbc.co.uk - The public can have their say on the state of cross-border health services at two meetings on Monday. More... (Wales)
Today
07:12

Councils told to cut admin costs

news.bbc.co.uk - Councils are being told to slash bureaucracy and administration costs as public spending cuts continue to bite. More... (Olympics)
Today
07:07

Body of man, 67, found in burn

news.bbc.co.uk - Police in Dumfries and Galloway are investigating the death of a man after his body is found in a burn in Dalbeattie. More... (Scotland)
Today
07:06

Cynghorau 'angen llai o fiwrocratiaeth'

news.bbc.co.uk - Wrth i gynghorau baratoi i gyflwyno'u syniadau am uno gwirfoddol, Leighton Andrews AC yn eu rhybuddio i wario mwy ar brif wasanaethau a chwtogi ar gostau gweinyddol a biwrocratiaeth. More... (Wales)
Today
07:04

Police plea to help beat terrorism

news.bbc.co.uk - Countering terrorism should not be the sole responsibility of the police, says the head of counter terrorism in Wales who has called for help from the public. More... (Wales)
Today
06:59

UVF victims' son begins legal case

news.bbc.co.uk - A man whose parents were murdered by loyalist paramilitaries 22 years ago begins a legal challenge over how the investigation was handled. More... (Northern Ireland)
Today
06:59

Terfysgaeth: Rôl y cyhoedd a busnesau

news.bbc.co.uk - Nid dim ond yr heddlu ddylai fod yn gyfrifol am atal terfysgaeth, yn ôl pennaeth gwrth-derfysgaeth Cymru. More... (Wales)
Today
06:56

VIDEO: Dewani judge asked to throw out case

news.bbc.co.uk - A court in South Africa will consider whether a murder trial against a British man should be thrown out. More... (Africa)
Today
06:50

VIDEO: First Italian woman arrives at ISS

news.bbc.co.uk - Italy's first female astronaut has arrived at the International Space Station. More... (Europe)
Today
06:48

Damwain A470: Dyn wedi marw

news.bbc.co.uk - Yn dilyn damwain ddifrifol ar yr A470 bnawn Sul, mae beiciwr modur 21 oed wedi marw. More... (Wales)
Today
06:38

Migration targets "scrapped" - the papers

news.bbc.co.uk - A look at what is making the headlines in Monday's press More... (UK)
Today
06:27

From battery factory to code cracker

news.bbc.co.uk - The woman who helped break Nazi codes More... (England)
Today
06:25

VIDEO: US police kill boy carrying fake gun

news.bbc.co.uk - A 12-year-old boy has been shot dead by police in the US city of Cleveland, after brandishing what turned out to be a fake gun in a playground. More... (Americas)
Today
06:21

Anniversary of sailors' deaths marked

news.bbc.co.uk - Cushendall remembers six sailors killed on Christmas Day, 1914. More... (Northern Ireland)
Today
06:18

Murdered man's parents attend debate

news.bbc.co.uk - The parents of a County Armagh man, who believe IRA members killed their son seven years ago, are to attend a Stormont debate on the anniversary of his death. More... (Northern Ireland)
Today
06:11

NI health workers in pay walkout

news.bbc.co.uk - Thousands of NHS workers in Northern Ireland stage a four-hour strike over pay. More... (Northern Ireland)
Today
06:00

Ebola is scary, but antibiotic resistance should scare us more

www.guardian.co.uk - Irresponsible media coverage stokes fears out of all proportion to the actual risks, while major health threats are considered insufficiently newsworthyEbola is the stuff of nightmares. It causes profuse bleeding and organ failure and has a high mortality rate. But while the grim spectacle of dying patients in treatment centres in the affected African countries has stoked fears, cases in the west have been extremely rare in spite of a spate of false alarms across Europe and the US.New Jersey governor Chris Christie has imposed a quarantine on healthcare workers returning from Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia, despite the policy being unsupported by any scientific evidence. Donald Trump has declared that American citizens who are known to be infected should be denied re-entry to their home country, despite their posing a minimal threat to the health of the general public if established infection control protocols are followed.There is no risk in Europe that this disease will spread. It could happen that some cases show up, but then we know what to do - isolation and good treatment. Ebola will not spread in Europe. Absolutely not. … without urgent, coordinated action by many stakeholders, the world is headed for a post-antibiotic era, in which common infections and minor injuries which have been treatable for decades can once again kill. Continue reading... More... (Medical research)
Today
06:00

Ebola is scary, but antibiotic resistance should scare us more | David Robert Grimes

www.guardian.co.uk - Irresponsible media coverage stokes fears out of all proportion to the actual risks, while major health threats are considered insufficiently newsworthyEbola is the stuff of nightmares. It causes profuse bleeding and organ failure and has a high mortality rate. But while the grim spectacle of dying patients in treatment centres in the affected African countries has stoked fears, cases in the west have been extremely rare in spite of a spate of false alarms across Europe and the US.New Jersey governor Chris Christie has imposed a quarantine on healthcare workers returning from Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia, despite the policy being unsupported by any scientific evidence. Donald Trump has declared that American citizens who are known to be infected should be denied re-entry to their home country, despite their posing a minimal threat to the health of the general public if established infection control protocols are followed.There is no risk in Europe that this disease will spread. It could happen that some cases show up, but then we know what to do - isolation and good treatment. Ebola will not spread in Europe. Absolutely not. … without urgent, coordinated action by many stakeholders, the world is headed for a post-antibiotic era, in which common infections and minor injuries which have been treatable for decades can once again kill. Continue reading... More... (Medical research)
Today
05:55

Ransom ban among anti-terror measures

news.bbc.co.uk - Insurance companies are to be banned from covering the cost of terrorist ransoms under a raft of measures being unveiled by the home secretary. More... (Olympics)
Today
05:53

Darwin's notes on evolution released

news.bbc.co.uk - Charles Darwin's notebooks are put online More... (England)
Today
05:36

Nepal bus crash search finds 47 dead

news.bbc.co.uk - Nepalese authorities find 47 bodies after a bus crashed into the Bheri river in the western region of the country. More... (Asia)
Today
05:30

From the archive, 24 November 1977: The incomparable Dixie Dean

www.guardian.co.uk - Frank Keating talks to Dixie Dean, the pride of Everton, who even at the age of 70 can spin a tale or two Continue reading... More... (Football)
Today
05:20

Indian sterilisation drugs 'tainted'

news.bbc.co.uk - Drugs given to 15 women who died after sterilisation surgery were contaminated, a minister in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh says. More... (Asia)
Today
05:14

Deadline day for Iran nuclear deal

news.bbc.co.uk - Diplomats are to make a final push for a deal on Iran's nuclear programme ahead of a 23:00 GMT deadline, amid talk of a possible extension. More... (Middle East)
Today
05:11

Ex-minister to call for UK's EU exit

news.bbc.co.uk - Former minister Owen Paterson is to call for the UK to exit the EU, putting pressure on the prime minister amid Tory divisions on the issue. More... (Europe)
Today
04:58

Anxiety and fear ahead of Ferguson ruling

news.bbc.co.uk - Tension rises ahead of Ferguson shooting ruling More... (Americas)
Today
04:55

Dewani judge asked to throw out case

news.bbc.co.uk - The trial of businessman Shrien Dewani on charges of plotting his wife's murder should be halted and the case thrown out, the judge will be told later. More... (Africa)
Today
04:42

Banker ruled fit for HK murder trial

news.bbc.co.uk - British banker Rurik Jutting is ruled fit to stand trial for the murder of two women in Hong Kong, after undergoing psychiatric assessments. More... (UK)
Today
04:21

Have any prices fallen faster than singles?

news.bbc.co.uk - Have any prices fallen faster than singles? More... (UK)
Today
04:05

Mary J Blige's London love affair

news.bbc.co.uk - Mary J Blige adopts a new musical home More... (Americas)
Today
03:53

Ex-India minister Murli Deora dead

news.bbc.co.uk - Senior Indian politician and former federal minister Murli Deora of the Congress party dies after a long illness, aged 77. More... (Asia)
Today
03:23

Inside a model Indian village

news.bbc.co.uk - Wifi-enabled living in rural India More... (Asia)
Today
03:23

Inside India's model village Punsari

news.bbc.co.uk - Wifi-enabled living in rural India More... (Asia)
Today
02:56

UK fighters in Syria 'not mercenaries'

news.bbc.co.uk - A British man fighting with Kurdish troops against Islamic State militants in Syria tells the BBC he is not a mercenary. More... (Middle East)
Today
02:50

Business confidence at five-year low

news.bbc.co.uk - Global business confidence slipped to five-year low in October, according to a survey of 6,100 companies from Markit Economics. More... (Olympics)
Today
02:50

ABC management unveil 10% job cuts

news.bbc.co.uk - Australian public broadcaster ABC says some 400 people could lose their jobs after a significant cut in government funding. More... (Asia)
Today
02:43

CBeebies star is youngest Bafta winner

news.bbc.co.uk - Nine-year-old actress Cherry Campbell, the star of CBeebies show Katie Morag, becomes the youngest-ever winner at the Bafta Children's awards. More... (Scotland)
Today
02:10

Google case over web abuse to begin

news.bbc.co.uk - The case of a businessman who wants to stop malicious web postings about him appearing in Google searches is set to begin at the High Court. More... (UK)
Today
02:09

Ebola trials 'best chance' for cure

news.bbc.co.uk - Hopes pinned on Ebola clinical trials in Guinea More... (Africa)
Today
01:56

Brisbane Roar appoint former Holland player Frans Thijssen as interim coach

www.guardian.co.uk - Thijssen faces stiff task to revive A-League championsMike Mulvey sacked after review of ‘off-season activities’ Continue reading... More... (Football)
Today
01:55

Two men burned in blast at flat

news.bbc.co.uk - Two men suffer serious burns in an explosion at a flat in south Birmingham while gas engineers are brought in and rescue dogs search the remains of the property. More... (England)
Today
01:46

England washout in warm-up match 'not ideal' preparation, admits batting coach Mark Ramprakash

www.telegraph.co.uk - Only four batsmen have had a proper innings in the middle ahead of England's first one-day international in Sri Lanka More... (Cricket)
Today
01:36

French fight for economic reputation

news.bbc.co.uk - French come out fighting for their economic reputation More... (Europe)
Today
01:28

MH17 wreckage leaves rebel Ukraine

news.bbc.co.uk - Debris from the Malaysia's Flight MH17 arrives from rebel-held areas near the crash site in east Ukraine to the government-held city of Kharkiv. More... (Asia)
Today
01:25

MLS play-off: LA Galaxy's Marcelo Sarvas earns slim advantage over Seattle

www.guardian.co.uk - LA Galaxy 1-0 Seattle Sounders Continue reading... More... (Football)
Today
01:25

Two men injured in blast at flat

news.bbc.co.uk - Two men are seriously injured in an explosion at a flat in south Birmingham. More... (England)
Today
01:14

Migration targets "scrapped"

news.bbc.co.uk - A look at what is making the headlines in Monday's press More... (UK)
Today
01:07

RBS sorry for 'incorrect' evidence

news.bbc.co.uk - Royal Bank of Scotland apologised for giving incorrect evidence to a parliamentary hearing, letters released by the Treasury Committee reveal. More... (Scotland)
Today
00:50

Jamie Carragher: Liverpool are getting bullied, lack leaders and need four or five more players

www.telegraph.co.uk - Former defender says struggling team lack leaders and need four or five more players More... (Football)
Today
00:47

Real Madrid to tour Australia for July 2015 tournament

www.guardian.co.uk - Manchester City and Inter Milan favourites to join Spanish giantsFriendlies in Melbourne will be part of International Champions Cup Continue reading... More... (Football)
Today
00:29

Novel portrays Burns as witch hunter

news.bbc.co.uk - Robert Burns witch hunter gets graphic novel treatment More... (Scotland)
Today
00:27

Accor unveils hotel expansion plans

news.bbc.co.uk - French-owned hotel operator Accor announces plans to open three more hotels in Scotland, bringing its portfolio to 21. More... (UK)
Today
00:26

New appeal over Nairn gun murder

news.bbc.co.uk - Police are expected to make a fresh appeal later for information on the murder 10 years ago of Nairn banker Alistair Wilson. More... (Scotland)
Today
00:24

Egypt: The forbidden love of interfaith romances

news.bbc.co.uk - The dangers faced by interfaith Egyptian couples More... (Africa)
Today
00:15

The battle for control of the cigarette packet

news.bbc.co.uk - As cigarette packet health warnings grow ever bigger and gorier, tobacco companies have been finding other ways to give their products a distinctive look and feel. More... (UK)
Today
00:14

Library call for every Scots child

news.bbc.co.uk - A call for all children to be automatically enrolled in their local library is made at the start of Book Week Scotland. More... (Scotland)
Today
00:14

The couple who changed the way we shop

news.bbc.co.uk - The couple who helped Tesco change the way many of us shop More... (UK)