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VIDEO: 65,000-tonne warship's big day - in 60 seconds

Fri, 2014-07-04 05:10
The Queen has given her name to the largest warship built in the UK with a whisky christening ceremony in Fife's Rosyth dockyard.

Man 'buried girlfriend's body twice'

Fri, 2014-07-04 04:50
A man tells a court how he buried the body of his ex-girlfriend under a tree before digging up her remains and burying them in his uncle's grave.

Doctor 'abused children with cancer'

Fri, 2014-07-04 04:33
A Cambridge hospital doctor accused of sexually abusing children with cancer appears in court.

AUDIO: Bob Geldof: Proud of Peaches' impact

Fri, 2014-07-04 04:32
Sir Bob Geldof tells BBC Radio 2 he has been "overwhelmed" by letters of support from the public following the death of his daughter Peaches in April.

DJ Hardwell gig to go ahead in city

Fri, 2014-07-04 04:08
A DJ Hardwell gig in Edinburgh is to be staged later with enhanced security and safety measures in place.

SA strike forces GM plant closure

Fri, 2014-07-04 04:00
General Motors halts production at its South African operations because of the strike by the country's National Union of Metalworkers.

Why is champagne traditional for smashing on ships?

Fri, 2014-07-04 03:59
Why is champagne traditional for naming ceremonies?

Cameron tennis game fetches £160,000

Fri, 2014-07-04 03:54
The wife of an ex-Russian minister pays £160,000 for a game of tennis with David Cameron at a Tory fundraising event.

New report criticises health board

Fri, 2014-07-04 03:52
Wales' largest health board still has more work to do before it is fully fit for purpose, a report says.

Geldof "overwhelmed" by support

Fri, 2014-07-04 03:50
Bob Geldof tells DJ Chris Evans the letters of support from the public since Peaches death have 'really helped'

Factory workers given 'super-thumbs'

Fri, 2014-07-04 03:27
Workers at a BMW plant in Germany are given 3D-printed "super-thumbs" to reduce stress on their joints when they are assembling car parts.

Flyover collapses in Brazilian city

Fri, 2014-07-04 03:18
A partly-built flyover collapses on to several vehicles in the Brazilian World Cup host city of Belo Horizonte, killing two people.

Day in pictures: 4 July 2014

Fri, 2014-07-04 03:17
24 hours of news photos: 4 July

Abbott's Australia remark draws ire

Fri, 2014-07-04 03:05
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott is criticised for saying that Australia was "unsettled" before the British arrived.

Harris abuse was 'catastrophic'

Fri, 2014-07-04 03:05
A woman abused by Rolf Harris said it destroyed her "childhood innocence", a court hears ahead of the star's sentencing on 12 counts of indecent assault.

'Shot dead' man was actually stabbed

Fri, 2014-07-04 03:04
A man who police said had been shot dead in Birmingham in fact died from stabbing injuries, officers admit.

All-women shortlist row escalates

Fri, 2014-07-04 03:03
A row over an enforced all-women shortlist in the Labour seat being vacated by MP Ann Clwyd escalates as the local party decides to "go on strike".

Germany downplay illness concerns

Fri, 2014-07-04 02:59
Joachim Low expects to have a strong squad to choose from for Germany's quarter-final against France despite illness in the camp.

Complaint over Facebook emotion test

Fri, 2014-07-04 02:55
An official complaint has been filed to the US Federal Trade Commission about a Facebook experiment which manipulated the emotional state of users.

Johansson wins payout from author

Fri, 2014-07-04 02:43
Actress Scarlett Johansson has won a 2,500 euros (£1981) payout over a promiscuous character in a book described by the author as her "doppelganger".
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