BBC News

Subscribe to BBC News feed BBC News
BBC News - Home
Updated: 1 hour 48 min ago

US President Obama surprises spokesman at White House briefing

17 January 2017 - 8:11pm
The US president makes a surprise appearance at White House press secretary Josh Earnest's last briefing.

A puppy who swallowed an 8in kitchen knife is recovering after life-saving surgery

17 January 2017 - 7:57pm
A puppy who swallowed an 8in (20cm) kitchen knife is recovering after undergoing life-saving surgery.

Trump inauguration boycott escalates

17 January 2017 - 7:55pm
More than 50 Democrats will miss Mr Trump's inauguration because of his attack on civil rights hero John Lewis.

Woman has first haircut since 1994 to raise charity money

17 January 2017 - 7:50pm
A woman has had her haircut for the first time since 1994 to raise money for a cancer charity.

Martin Bashir: 'Unity' call for Reformation anniversary

17 January 2017 - 6:05pm
The Archbishops of Canterbury and York urge Protestants to "repent" for their part in historical Church divisions.

Europe sees UK set for 'hard' Brexit after May speech

17 January 2017 - 5:55pm
Europeans see a "hard" UK Brexit looming - but welcome more British clarity on future EU ties.

Nigerian jet 'kills at least 50' civilians in accidental attack

17 January 2017 - 5:48pm
The air force pilot thought he was attacking Boko Haram militants, the army says.

New festival from Glastonbury will be Variety Bazaar

17 January 2017 - 5:47pm
Glastonbury organisers reveal name of new festival which will be separate and in a different place.

Yaya Toure: Man City midfielder rejects £430,0000-a-week move to China

17 January 2017 - 5:41pm
Midfielder Yaya Toure turns down a £430,000-a-week offer from China to remain with Manchester City for the rest of the season.

Pakistan singer stops show to rescue harassed girl

17 January 2017 - 5:26pm
Atif Aslam stops his live concert in Karachi to rescue a girl from the crowd who was being harassed.

Syrian conflict: What's left of Aleppo's Great Mosque?

17 January 2017 - 4:54pm
The BBC's Jeremy Bowen visits the devastated Umayyad Mosque, which dates back to the year 715.

Masters 2017: Marco Fu beats Judd Trump in final-frame decider

17 January 2017 - 4:51pm
Marco Fu beats Judd Trump 6-5 in a thrilling final-frame decider to reach the quarter-finals of the Masters.

European court rejects whole-life murder term challenge

17 January 2017 - 4:48pm
A European court rules the rights of a man who killed three people in 1983 have not been breached.

Bradford teen terror suspect 'praised Jo Cox killer'

17 January 2017 - 4:47pm
A teenager accused of preparing acts of terrorism branded MP Jo Cox's killer a "hero", a court hears.

Reality Check: How could customs union deal work?

17 January 2017 - 4:33pm
Theresa May says she wants an agreement with the customs union but not full membership.

Kitty the cat has operation after swallowing Kitty toy

17 January 2017 - 4:26pm
A cat called Kitty undergoes life-saving surgery after swallowing a toy cat - also named Kitty.

European vegetables: 'Perfect storm' raises prices

17 January 2017 - 3:50pm
The impact of wet and cold weather means yields in Spain and Italy are much lower and prices higher.

Brexit: Business and industry react to May's speech

17 January 2017 - 3:08pm
Business generally welcomes Theresa May's speech as providing clarity, but they still want more detail.

May spoke to Sturgeon before Brexit speech

17 January 2017 - 2:52pm
Scotland's first minister claims leaving the single market will be "economically catastrophic" for the UK but says Scotland can make a "different choice".

Farron: PM speech was about 'extreme version of Brexit'

17 January 2017 - 2:39pm
The PM's speech was about an "extreme version of Brexit" says the Liberal Democrat leader.