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VIDEO: Foo Fighters' Grohl Obama interview

Wed, 2014-11-12 04:09
Dave Grohl has been making music with The Foo Fighters for 20 years, but for the band's eighth studio album he wanted the recording process to be completely different.

Blyth's tie at Hartlepool live on TV

Wed, 2014-11-12 04:01
The FA Cup second-round tie between Hartlepool and Blyth Spartans is to be televised live on BBC Two on 5 December.

Too many basic jobs - John Lewis chief

Wed, 2014-11-12 03:57
John Lewis chairman Sir Charlie Mayfield warns that more than a fifth of UK jobs only require the educational level expected of an 11-year-old.

Actor Warren Clarke dies, aged 67

Wed, 2014-11-12 03:49
British actor Warren Clarke, best known for TV role in Dalziel And Pascoe, has died aged 67, his agent confirms.

Day in pictures: 12 November 2014

Wed, 2014-11-12 03:45
24 hours of news images: 16 November

Microsoft patches '19-year-old' bug

Wed, 2014-11-12 03:44
Microsoft patches a critical bug in its software that had existed for 19 years, according to IBM researchers.

Man dies after crash at hospital

Wed, 2014-11-12 03:27
A 55-year-old man is killed after colliding with a lorry at the University Hospital of Wales.

VIDEO: Michael Ball reflects on his music

Wed, 2014-11-12 03:18
Michael Ball has used his own record collection as inspiration for his new album.

South Africa make five changes

Wed, 2014-11-12 03:11
South Africa name World Cup winners JP Pietersen and Schalk Burger in the starting XV for Saturday's Test against England.

Webber wants Button in sportscars

Wed, 2014-11-12 03:10
Jenson Button, whose McLaren future is uncertain, is urged to move to the world endurance championship by Mark Webber.

US 'to delay' vote on net neutrality

Wed, 2014-11-12 03:07
A controversial decision on how internet service providers in the US will be regulated is reported to have been delayed.

Energy security 'under threat'

Wed, 2014-11-12 03:04
The US shale gas boom disguises serious risks to the security of global energy supplies, according to the International Energy Agency.

Migrant sandwiches 'can be better'

Wed, 2014-11-12 03:01
The Earl of Sandwich says migrants can make as good or better sandwiches as UK workers after Greencore's attempts to recruit in Hungary.

EU migrant rescue policy criticised

Wed, 2014-11-12 02:57
UN officials criticise Operation Triton, the EU's new policy towards migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean from Africa to Europe.

Queue-jump car 'endangered children'

Wed, 2014-11-12 02:50
A woman says she was assaulted when she tried to stop a 4x4 vehicle driving along a grass verge, putting dozens of school children in danger.

Juncker denies tax break allegations

Wed, 2014-11-12 02:48
European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker denies allegations he encouraged tax avoidance during his time Luxembourg prime minister.

Missed chances prior to nurse murder

Wed, 2014-11-12 02:47
Police missed opportunities ahead of the death of a nurse who was stabbed more than 130 times by her ex-boyfriend in Greater Manchester, a watchdog finds.

Third Ebola death confirmed in Mali

Wed, 2014-11-12 02:46
A Malian nurse and the patient he was treating at a clinic in Bamako become the second and third people to die from Ebola in the West African country.

VIDEO: Rosetta scientist shows off comet tattoo

Wed, 2014-11-12 02:42
Project scientist Matt Taylor says he is so confident the European Space Agency will land its probe on the comet, that he has got a new tattoo depicting the event

Female driver hopeful of F1 debut

Wed, 2014-11-12 02:34
British female driver Alice Powell says it would be "amazing" if she makes her F1 debut with Caterham in Abu Dhabi.

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