top-stories

Aylesbury man finds 14th Century treasure in garage
The gold seal ring is on sale with an estimate of up to £10,000.
bbc.co.uk | 24-Aug-2019 13:12

Ashes: Australia's James Pattison edges England's Jofra Archer to Joe Root at Headingley
Australia's James Pattinson edges England's Jofra Archer to Joe Root at first slip to fall for 20 in the third Ashes Test at Headingley.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Aug-2019 13:04

Tear gas used at Hong Kong protests
Police use tear gas and charge barricades as Hong Kong has another weekend of protests.
bbc.co.uk | 24-Aug-2019 13:04

Amazon Fires: Why the rainforest helps fight climate change
Fires in the Amazon rainforest have prompted concern around the world.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Aug-2019 13:02

Brexit: EU 'willing to listen' to Boris Johnson's ideas, says Donald Tusk
Donald Tusk says he "will not cooperate on no deal" ahead of Brexit talks with Boris Johnson on Sunday.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Aug-2019 12:58

British Airways strike causes five days of flight cancellations
Strikes are due to take place on 9 and 10 September but flights around those days are also affected.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Aug-2019 12:48

Sparkhill, Birmingham: Man stabbed to death
A 32-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Aug-2019 12:28

Andy Ruiz Jr wants to 'end' Anthony Joshua's career in Saudia Arabia rematch
Unified world heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr wants to "end Anthony Joshua's career" after confirming a rematch in Saudi Arabia.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Aug-2019 11:18

Katie Ormerod wins big air silver on World Cup return in New Zealand
British snowboarder Katie Ormerod finishes second in the big air event on her first World Cup appearance in almost two years.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Aug-2019 10:55

China releases British consulate worker detained at border
Simon Cheng was reported missing on 8 August after crossing the border for a business trip.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Aug-2019 10:52

Nasa said to be investigating first allegation of a crime in space
The space agency is reportedly looking into an allegation against astronaut Anne McClain.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Aug-2019 10:06

Arun Jaitley: Former India finance minister dies
Jaitley, 66, oversaw the most significant tax reform in India since independence.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Aug-2019 09:26

Pictures: Ed Sheeran plays first Ipswich homecoming gig
The Suffolk star's world tour is drawing to a close over four nights in his home town of Ipswich.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Aug-2019 08:21

Rory McIlroy tied second at Tour Championship
Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy remains a shot off the lead after a 67 during the second round of the season-ending Tour Championship in Atlanta.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Aug-2019 08:17

Newspaper review: Amazon fires and Johnson-Trump G7 talks
Saturday's front pages preview the big talking points of this weekend's G7 summit: Trump, Brexit, and Amazon fires.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Aug-2019 06:29

Extinction: Last chance to save 'rhinos of the oceans'
Sharks and rays pushed towards extinction by the shark fin trade are hot on the agenda at key wildlife talks.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Aug-2019 02:10

Why Ariana Grande will always be welcome in Manchester
The pop star is returning for the first time since her One Love Manchester concert in 2017, to headline the city's Pride event.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Aug-2019 01:49

Should all frontline police officers use Tasers?
There are calls for all officers in England and Wales to be issued with Tasers after attacks on police.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Aug-2019 01:46

The African American who moved to Ghana 'to escape US racism'
Ghana is encouraging African Americans to relocate to the country, which was at the heart of the slave trade.
BBC News | 24-Aug-2019 01:45

Can Daniel Craig complete his biggest mission - modernising James Bond?
Producers say the new film "should reflect" shifting attitudes - so can Daniel Craig modernise Bond?
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Aug-2019 01:41

'This is very scary': Greenlanders on Trump wanting to buy their island
"He's not even talking to Greenland - he's talking to Denmark about buying Greenland."
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Aug-2019 01:41

Sterns nightclub: The raves in the house on the hill
How a mansion in Sussex became a magnet for rave culture.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Aug-2019 01:40

Climate change: Should you fly, drive or take the train?
How should you travel to reduce your carbon footprint?
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Aug-2019 01:37

Medieval martial arts brings sword duels to South Africa
Meet South Africa's medieval martial arts enthusiasts, who duel with swords and armour.
BBC News | 24-Aug-2019 01:37

Ayrshire man goes from heart patient to Ironman in 16 months
A biography Norrie Hunter read during his recovery inspired him to become fitter than ever.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Aug-2019 01:36

Week in pictures: 17 - 23 August 2019
A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Aug-2019 01:32

'Staying awake all night helped treat my depression'
Doctors in Italy say that sleep deprivation therapy can help some patients with bipolar disorder.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Aug-2019 01:29

What is the G7 summit and what does it do?
This weekend's meeting in France brings together the heads of the world's leading economies.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Aug-2019 01:26

Exodus grows as fighting rages in north-west Syria
Thousands flee their homes as Syrian government forces push into the opposition's last stronghold.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Aug-2019 01:23

US-China trade war: Trump announces new retaliatory tariff hikes
The president hits back at Beijing's plans by hiking tariffs on Chinese imports by another 5%.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Aug-2019 01:20

'Our indigenous ancestors had wellness right'
A Native American movement is encouraging indigenous people to reconnect with their ancestral practices.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Aug-2019 01:17

Bury owner Steve Dale says club has been sold as EFL considers deadline extension
Bury are waiting to hear if a late offer to buy the club will save them from being expelled from the English Football League.
bbc.co.uk | 24-Aug-2019 01:09

Brazil sends army to tackle Amazon fires
President Jair Bolsonaro orders soldiers to be sent to the region, after pressure from EU leaders.
bbc.co.uk | 24-Aug-2019 01:03

'First vape death in the US' recorded in Illinois
The Illinois case comes as US health officials track 149 cases of vaping-related lung illness.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Aug-2019 00:57

Amazon fires lead to worldwide protests over Brazilian government inaction
Demonstrators gathered outside Brazilian embassies to protest against inaction on Amazon fires.
news.bbc.co.uk | 24-Aug-2019 00:39

Villa beat Everton for first points of season
Aston Villa collect their first Premier League points of the season as goals from Wesley and Anwar El Ghazi give them victory over Everton.
bbc.co.uk | 24-Aug-2019 00:15

Boris Johnson and Donald Trump speak ahead of G7 meeting
The leaders will meet one-on-one on Sunday morning with a post-Brexit trade deal set to be discussed.
bbc.co.uk | 23-Aug-2019 23:52

Trump says US firms 'hereby ordered' to quit China
The US president increases tariffs on China after it unveiled duties on 5,000 products from the US.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Aug-2019 23:44

'The lowest point in my career' - England women thrashed 8-0 in EuroHockey semis
England women are thrashed 8-0 by defending champions the Netherlands in the EuroHockey Championships semi-finals.
bbc.co.uk | 23-Aug-2019 23:43

Hong Kong's human chain protest against extradition bill
Thousands of people held hands to form a human chain of peaceful protest against a suspended extradition bill.
bbc.co.uk | 23-Aug-2019 23:15

High Street: Five ways UK shopping has changed
Many retailers have announced store closures and job losses.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Aug-2019 23:06

Retirement home for elderly pets
In Tokyo, a growing number of pet homes have opened to give elderly and sick pets the love and attention their human carers no longer can.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Aug-2019 23:01

The new mobile phone scam delivering a problem
Why are fraudsters arranging for a brand new phone to unexpectedly be delivered to your door?
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Aug-2019 22:57

Why so many US 'mass shooting' arrests suddenly?
In the last three weeks, there have been 28 people arrested after threats of mass violence.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Aug-2019 22:39

Ruth Bader Ginsburg treated for cancer
The 86-year-old is the most senior liberal justice at the Supreme Court.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Aug-2019 22:24

David Koch: Billionaire Republican donor dies aged 79
The 11th richest man in the world and his brother had a huge influence on the conservative movement.
news.bbc.co.uk | 23-Aug-2019 21:54

RSS and Atom feeds and forum posts belong to their respective owners.