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VIDEO: Note found in World War One kilt

Thu, 2014-07-24 09:44
A hidden poem written by a Glasgow woman has been found sewn into the folds of a World War One kilt owned by a Southampton academic.

Ex-boyfriend guilty of Jayden murder

Thu, 2014-07-24 09:42
The ex-boyfriend of pregnant teenager Jayden Parkinson, whose body was found in an Oxfordshire graveyard, is convicted of murder.

MSF allowed to resume Rakhine work

Thu, 2014-07-24 09:35
Myanmar allows Medecins Sans Frontieres to resume work in Rakhine state, where residents have had almost no access to healthcare since the group was ejected in February.

Wiggins thwarted in gold bid

Thu, 2014-07-24 09:27
Sir Bradley Wiggins is denied a first Commonwealth Games gold as Australia beat England in the final of the 4,000m team pursuit.

Secret Cinema cancels opening night

Thu, 2014-07-24 09:26
Fans react angrily after Secret Cinema cancels an immersive screening of Back to The Future with only a couple of hours' notice.

Apology after burns boy turned away

Thu, 2014-07-24 09:21
A health board apologises after staff at a Gwynedd hospital refused to admit an 11-year-old boy who had burned his stomach with a spilt cup of tea.

Call for end to 'throwaway society'

Thu, 2014-07-24 09:05
A ban on sending leftover food to landfill is needed to move away from a 'throwaway society', say MPs.

Hacking reporter spared prison

Thu, 2014-07-24 09:00
Ex-News of the World and Sunday Mirror reporter Dan Evans is sentenced to a 10-month suspended jail sentence after admitting charges including phone hacking.

Venezuela trial 'test for democracy'

Thu, 2014-07-24 08:58
One of Venezuela's main opposition leaders, Leopoldo Lopez, says his trial for inciting violence will "test the quality" of the Venezuelan democracy.

SA teachers 'racially abused pupils'

Thu, 2014-07-24 08:44
South Africa's Human Rights Commission finds a school guilty of hate speech towards black and mixed-race pupils.

Knife hidden in bra killer jailed

Thu, 2014-07-24 08:40
A woman who stabbed a businessman in the neck in his car is jailed for eight-and-a-half years for his manslaughter.

Criticising Israel, avoiding anti-Semitism

Thu, 2014-07-24 08:34
Can you criticise Israel without being anti-Semitic?

MH17 crash: Abandoned crime scene

Thu, 2014-07-24 08:29
Where are the investigators for the MH17 crash?

VIDEO: More MH17 victims flown to Netherlands

Thu, 2014-07-24 08:17
More remains are flown to Netherlands from Ukraine, but it could be months before all two-hundred-and-ninety-eight victims are identified.

Lampard joins MLS side New York City

Thu, 2014-07-24 07:59
Former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard joins Major League Soccer side New York City FC on a two-year deal.

VIDEO: Bill Gates talks Africa with the BBC

Thu, 2014-07-24 07:56
Bill Gates calls for an improved audit of international aid in Africa, to ensure it achieves its aims.

Flying car hits first floor of house

Thu, 2014-07-24 07:56
A car careers off the road and flies through the air, smashing into the first floor of a house in Lincolnshire.

Government 'loses £700m NHS IT case'

Thu, 2014-07-24 07:55
Taxpayers could be hit with a £700m bill after the government reportedly loses a legal fight with Fujitsu.

IMF lowers global growth forecast

Thu, 2014-07-24 07:50
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has lowered its forecast for global economic growth this year, from 3.7% to 3.4% but the UK's forecast is raised.

Nibali wins stage to all but seal Tour

Thu, 2014-07-24 07:38
Italy's Vincenzo Nibali underlines his superiority by winning final mountain stage to all but wrap up the overall victory.
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