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Lufthansa pilots to go on strike

Mon, 2015-03-16 17:33
Pilots at German national airline Lufthansa said they would go on strike on Wednesday, affecting the airline's short and medium haul flights.

UK's first big hedgehog sanctuary

Mon, 2015-03-16 17:33
The first large-scale hedgehog sanctuary in the UK, covering some 90 hectares, is being opened in Solihull, West Midlands.

VIDEO: Music videos without the, um, music

Mon, 2015-03-16 17:30
What do pop videos 'sound' like without the tunes?

Brothers' family fights Nemtsov charges

Mon, 2015-03-16 17:29
Family fights to clear names of Nemtsov murder suspects

Author Gardner on award shortlist

Mon, 2015-03-16 17:27
Author Sally Gardner is in the running to win this year's Carnegie Medal for children's writing, an award she won two years ago.

'Most wanted' in Spain to be named

Mon, 2015-03-16 17:22
Ten of Britain's most wanted fugitives believed to be on the run in Spain are to be named by the National Crime Agency.

Nigeria 'takes town' from Boko Haram

Mon, 2015-03-16 17:21
The Nigerian military says it has retaken the north-eastern town of Bama from the Islamist militant group Boko Haram.

Ofsted 'failed over Rotherham abuse'

Mon, 2015-03-16 17:09
Government inspectors failed to detect child sexual exploitation in Rotherham because they trusted council staff, a report by MPs says.

How did the UK get the 30mph limit?

Mon, 2015-03-16 17:08
How did the UK get the 30mph speed limit?

Dangerous dog punishments proposed

Mon, 2015-03-16 17:05
People who breed dogs to be aggressive or used as weapons could be among those most punished under new dangerous dog sentencing guidelines.

MPs slam 'Trojan Horse' inquiries

Mon, 2015-03-16 16:57
MPs criticise the "worrying lack of co-ordination" between overlapping investigations into the so-called Trojan Horse affair in Birmingham schools last year.

'Army of pharmacists' to help GPs

Mon, 2015-03-16 16:40
Leading health experts are calling for pharmacists to step in to treat patients at every GP surgery in England to ease pressure on surgeries.

US tycoon Durst charged with murder

Mon, 2015-03-16 16:39
A US millionaire who was recorded in private appearing to confess to three killings is charged with murder and could face the death penalty.

The country where you can choose your tax rate

Mon, 2015-03-16 16:36
The country where can pick a tax rate - and even pay in rams

Harnessing the power of the ocean

Mon, 2015-03-16 16:34
Tidal and wave power offer hope for clean energy generation, but hurdles remain in maximising the potential power of the ocean.

VIDEO: City workers' Budget wish list

Mon, 2015-03-16 16:34
Surprising things City workers want from Osborne

Barge plan alternative to Longannet

Mon, 2015-03-16 16:34
Scotland's back-up energy supply could be provided by a power station on offshore barges under an alternative plan to keeping Longannet open.

Child mental health 'faces overhaul'

Mon, 2015-03-16 16:33
Mental health services for children and young people in England need a "complete overhaul", the government will admit later.

VIDEO: What do Israeli voters want?

Mon, 2015-03-16 16:30
Jeremy Bowen reports as rival party leaders in Israel make their final appeals to voters on the last day of campaigning ahead of Tuesday's elections.

Minimum wage to rise by 20p an hour

Mon, 2015-03-16 16:27
The minimum wage will rise by 20p an hour to £6.70 and apprentices rates will jump by 20% to £3.30, the government announces.

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