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Corbyn 'cannot support air strikes'
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 22:10:05 GMT

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn writes to his MPs saying he cannot back UK air strikes in Syria - prompting a warning of shadow cabinet resignations.

Syria air strikes 'will make us safer'
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 17:51:05 GMT

David Cameron puts the case for air strikes against IS in Syria - with Jeremy Corbyn at odds with half his shadow cabinet on the issue.

Turkey 'knew downed plane was Russian'
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 22:42:05 GMT

Russia's President Vladimir Putin rejects as "impossible" Turkey's claims it did not know the fighter jet it shot down was Russian.

Number of untaxed UK vehicles doubles
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 17:25:59 GMT

The number of vehicles without road tax - Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) - doubled to 560,000 after the paper tax disc was abolished in October 2014.

Lord Coe ends association with Nike
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 21:21:01 GMT

IAAF president Lord Coe ends his 38-year ambassadorial role with American sportswear giant Nike.

BBC Three to move online from February
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 16:15:15 GMT

The BBC Trust formally approves proposals to move BBC Three online only from February, on the condition that programmes will be shown on BBC One and Two.

'Very significant' cuts still to come
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 16:26:16 GMT

"Very significant" government spending cuts will be imposed before the next general election, the Institute for Fiscal Studies think tank warns.

Shots fired at police in Belfast
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 22:42:39 GMT

Two police officers escape injury after a number of shots are fired at their car in west Belfast.

Net migration to UK hits record 336,000
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 17:14:01 GMT

Annual net migration to the UK reaches a record 336,000, with 294,000 people arriving in the UK for work, figures show.

Saudi Arabia 'planning mass executions'
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 18:24:44 GMT

Amnesty International expresses alarm at reports that Saudi Arabia plans to execute more than 50 people - including Ali al-Nimr - in a single day.

Grandson killer jailed for drowning
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 18:22:45 GMT

A man who drowned his nine-year-old grandson in the bath is jailed for life for the boy's murder.

Toss to be scrapped in county cricket
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 19:49:58 GMT

The mandatory coin toss is to be scrapped in both divisions of the County Championship next season.

VIDEO: Salah Abdeslam 'phoned people for lift'
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 22:56:05 GMT

A friend of one of the main suspects still being hunted by police after the Paris attacks has said Salah Abdeslam phoned people in Brussels following the attacks and asked them to drive to get him.

VIDEO: Afghan rapper escaped child marriage
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 01:01:26 GMT

The BBC speaks to Sonita Alizadeh, who started rapping after she was nearly sold as a bride by her family.

VIDEO: Students protest at Hopkins debate
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 19:18:14 GMT

Students angry that former TV Apprentice contestant Katie Hopkins was speaking at a Brunel University debate have walked out in protest.

VIDEO: Baby found in NY church nativity manger
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 16:13:44 GMT

A newborn baby has been called ''a miracle child'' after being found in the nativity manger of the Holy Child Jesus Church in Queens, New York.

VIDEO: Celebrities grill Murray brothers
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 17:40:05 GMT

Brothers Andy and Jamie Murray tackle questions from sporting celebrities before the Davis Cup final against Belgium.

VIDEO: Australian man drives into bushfire
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 11:31:49 GMT

A man who was filming on his phone while driving past a bushfire says he is lucky to be alive, after the flames engulfed his car.

VIDEO: Citizen journalists capture life in Raqqa under Islamic State
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 10:24:02 GMT

Citizen journalists are the main - and often only - source of information about life in a city controlled by the so-called Islamic State.

VIDEO: Man lives after demolition goes wrong
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 10:53:21 GMT

A demolition worker has survived after a 113-year-old smokestack fell on him in Alabama, US.

A difficult week in Brussels
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 17:36:13 GMT

As Brussels gets back to normal, after a four-day lockdown, a sense of uncertainty and discontent lingers, says Chris Morris.

Oldham is a fundamental test for Labour
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 02:04:34 GMT

The Oldham West and Royton by-election will be the first major test of public opinion for new Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, says Mark Mardell.

Tax changes in the pipeline
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 00:00:04 GMT

Our tax affairs will be organised digitally in the future, Chancellor George Osborne says, but it does not mean it is getting any simpler. So what are the changes?

Shrinking to Zero: The Raspberry Pi gets smaller
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 08:24:15 GMT

Launched in 2012, the Raspberry Pi has become Britain's most successful homegrown computer. Now it's getting smaller and cheaper.

Adele announces first tour since 2011
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 14:04:44 GMT

Adele is to embark on a UK and European arena tour next year - her first tour for five years.

Top US academy bans pillow fights
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 10:08:56 GMT

Huge pillow fights among US cadets to mark the end of summer training at the prestigious West Point military academy are to be banned.

Liverpool 2-1 Bordeaux
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 22:13:33 GMT

Liverpool reach the Europa League's last 32 with one game to spare after coming from behind to beat Bordeaux.

Billings leads England to T20 win
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 19:40:03 GMT

Sam Billings' thrilling half-century leads England to a 14-run win over Pakistan in the first Twenty20 international in Dubai.

Celtic 1-2 Ajax
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 21:54:54 GMT

Celtic are eliminated from the Europa League after losing to Ajax, while group leaders Molde go down to Fenerbahce.

'We shouldn't have to rely on strategy'
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 11:05:50 GMT

Lewis Hamilton on preparing for the final race of the season, the strategy of Formula 1 and the attraction of Nascar.

Retailers brace for Black Friday sales
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 17:03:13 GMT

UK retailers are gearing up for the Black Friday shopping phenomenon, with analysts predicting record online sales.

Barclays fined for poor client checks
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 11:57:09 GMT

Banking giant Barclays has been fined £72m for failing to conduct proper checks on very rich clients because it did not want to inconvenience them.

Watch: MPs debate Syria air strikes
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 21:39:37 GMT

A selection of clips from the House of Commons where MPs debated David Cameron's case for air strikes against so-called Islamic State in Syria.

Salmond's portrait unveiling criticised
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 18:53:14 GMT

Former first minister Alex Salmond is criticised for unveiling a new portrait in Edinburgh on the day MPs discussed possible military action in Syria.

One in five children obese in Year 6
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 14:41:55 GMT

One in 10 children was obese at the start of primary school in England last year but one in five was obese by the end, according to new figures.

Junior doctor dispute to go to Acas
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 16:38:06 GMT

The government has agreed to talks at Acas in the junior doctors' dispute - but the strikes have not been called off.

Plans to regulate madrassas published
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 14:47:15 GMT

The government has set out draft plans to regulate madrassas.

Nurseries warn over 30-hours pledge
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 15:21:22 GMT

Nurseries say they will struggle to meet the 30-hour free childcare pledge for pre-school children.

Pirate makes film to avoid being sued
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 14:09:00 GMT

A convicted Czech software pirate agrees to make an anti-piracy film in order to avoid being sued by the firms whose software he pirated.

The truth about Facebook quizzes
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 13:42:58 GMT

Much press attention has been devoted to a Facebook quiz which asked for large swathes of data in return for a word cloud of your most used words, but do we really need to worry?

Ultrasound scans brain in micro 3D
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 16:37:15 GMT

Scientists use ultrasound to scan the blood vessels of an entire rat brain in microscopic 3D detail, pioneering a technique they say will improve cancer and stroke diagnosis.

Lead poisons '100,000 birds annually'
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 06:11:14 GMT

About 100,000 wetland birds are killed every year from poisoning by discarded lead ammunition, say scientists.

New Gremlins film 'not a remake'
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 11:27:00 GMT

Actor Zach Galligan says the new Gremlins movie in development will not be a reboot or a remake and that he has a "decent chance" of reprising his role from the first two films.

DJ's children sue for wrongful death
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 09:40:18 GMT

Three of US DJ Casey Kasem's children and his brother sue the late star's widow for wrongful death in the latest move in a bitter family feud.

Do terrorists really think they're going to win?
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 09:19:22 GMT

The history of terrorism has much to teach about what drives the current wave of radicals.

The trouble with saying you don't want children
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 01:37:55 GMT

When Holly Brockwell spoke to the BBC about her decision not to have children, the abuse she received was so extreme she deactivated her Twitter account.

Julia Margaret Cameron at the V&A
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 04:34:16 GMT

The V&A marks the bicentenary of Julia Margaret Cameron's birth

Monir Farmanfarmaian: A life in art
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 08:26:44 GMT

The work of91-year-old artist Monir Farmanfarmaian

What is the UK doing about Syria?
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 15:51:01 GMT

11 key questions on what the UK should do about Syria

What is the Little Red Book?
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 13:48:14 GMT

What exactly is the Little Red Book?

Does the UK have a problem with whiplash?
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 10:18:05 GMT

Why does the UK have so many whiplash cases?

Why Greeks are exhuming their parents
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 01:48:22 GMT

The country where people are exhumed after three years

Is this the subject with the most baffling jargon?
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 01:38:24 GMT

Is this the subject with the most baffling jargon?

Leaving the UK and going 'home' to Ghana
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 06:17:13 GMT

Why young professionals are moving from London to Accra

'I went blind and feel partly to blame'
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 01:46:55 GMT

'I went blind after neglecting my diabetes'

Buster, bust-ups & Boycott of tennis
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 18:22:19 GMT

Great Britain's run to 1978 Davis Cup final was far from dull