BBC News - Home

Home - Share on Facebook


Harry and Meghan drop royal duties and HRH titles
The couple also intend to repay £2.4m of taxpayer money for the refurbishment of their UK home.
19.01.2020 - 05:43

Trump impeachment: Legal team says charges 'brazen and unlawful'
The response to the trial summons gives the first glimpse of what will form the White House's defence.
19.01.2020 - 01:58

Stalkers to face court orders while police investigate
Courts will be able to ban stalkers from contacting or approaching their victims while police investigate.
19.01.2020 - 04:13

Australia fires: Victoria braces for severe storms
Heavy rains have dampened many of Australia's blazes, while bringing flooding to some areas.
19.01.2020 - 06:17

Conor McGregor beats Donald Cerrone in 40 seconds at UFC 246 in Las Vegas
Conor McGregor makes a winning return with a first-round victory over Donald Cerrone at UFC 246 in Las Vegas.
19.01.2020 - 06:31

Boy, 10, stabbed in Leicester street while out with mother
The child suffered non life-threatening injuries in the attack in Leicester on Saturday afternoon.
19.01.2020 - 00:17

US National Archives sorry for blurring Trump signs
The US agency says it was wrong to blur out signs critical of the president at the 2017 Women's March.
19.01.2020 - 01:17


New Liberal Democrat leader in place by mid-July
Sir Ed Davey and Mark Pack will remain joint acting party leaders until the election process is completed.
18.01.2020 - 23:37

Car on wrong side of road near where Harry Dunn died
A police vehicle was also struck by a car on the wrong side of the same road in October.
18.01.2020 - 23:41

Shrewsbury Tesco Extra: Report of gunman on roof sparks armed response
The police helicopter was deployed during a search near a Tesco Extra in Shrewsbury.
18.01.2020 - 23:52

Saracens relegated from Premiership at end of 2019-20 season for salary cap breaches
Premiership Rugby confirm Saracens will be relegated to the Championship this season after salary cap breaches.
18.01.2020 - 21:43


Elephant Man city statue plan faces 'freak show' criticism
Fundraising for a statue of Joseph Merrick has been slowed by prejudice, the woman behind it claims.
19.01.2020 - 02:24

The Papers: 'Freedom at a price' as Queen seals 'hard Megxit'
Prince Harry and Meghan's "exit deal" with the Queen makes the lead story in nearly every Sunday paper.
19.01.2020 - 06:19

Post Office 'assisting' review of postmasters' convictions
The Post Office's response comes after ex-workers call for convictions to be overturned.
19.01.2020 - 01:03

Gail Porter: 'Everyone saw me naked, inside I was breaking'
Gail Porter's mental health is the focus of a new BBC documentary as she retraces significant moments in her career.
19.01.2020 - 01:47

Georgie Aldous: 'Make-up was my coping mechanism after coming out'
How make-up helped beauty influencer Georgie Aldous get through the bad days.
19.01.2020 - 02:09

Dragon boating: The ancient sport helping breast cancer survivors
The sport helps the women make friends and share their experiences.
19.01.2020 - 02:17

Amazon warehouse one of Europe's 'most high-tech buildings'
Robots and people work alongside each other in the internet-giant's latest warehouse in Leicestershire.
19.01.2020 - 02:09

When sexual abuse was called seduction: France faces its past
Vanessa Springora has given an account of the traumatic effects of her relationship with a writer.
19.01.2020 - 01:37

Acclaimed scientist gets brain surgery for alcohol addiction
Microbiologist Frank Plummer say he's found relief from alcohol abuse disorder after the procedure.
19.01.2020 - 01:42

The rescue worker who refuses to leave a bombed-out town
Few now remain in Saraqeb, a town in Syria's last opposition-held province, Idlib. Laith al-Abdullah is one.
19.01.2020 - 01:45


Davos 2020: What is the World Economic Forum and is it elitist?
The rich and powerful will gather in Davos this week, but claims of elitism still dog the event.
17.01.2020 - 23:40


Australia fires: Have gum trees made the bushfires worse?
Eucalyptus trees tend to be highly flammable, but they also have the ability to recover from fires.
19.01.2020 - 02:03

Frank Skinner: ‘I’m all for a bit of moral menace’
The comedian on telling jokes in the "woke" era, fame, fatherhood and football.
19.01.2020 - 02:12

What has Donald Trump actually achieved on trade?
The self-styled 'Tariff Man' uses tariffs for negotiation but how successful has he been?
19.01.2020 - 01:09

Liverpool could dominate like Man Utd did in '90s & '00s - Jenas
Liverpool can dominate English football like Manchester United did in the 1990s and 2000s, says ex-England midfielder Jermaine Jenas.
19.01.2020 - 00:38


It was 'time to pull my finger out' - Bess reflects on England five-wicket haul
England's Dom Bess said he felt it was "time to pull my finger out" before he took five wickets on the third day of the third Test against South Africa.
18.01.2020 - 18:53

'I've been to hell and back' - Carter to face Bingham in Masters final
Ali Carter makes the most of his fortunate entrance into the Masters by reaching Sunday's final where he will face fellow Englishman Stuart Bingham.
18.01.2020 - 23:39

What happened in the Premier League on Saturday?
Manchester City are held by Palace, Norwich reduce the gap to Bournemouth and Wolves come from 2-0 down to win at Southampton
18.01.2020 - 22:47

Q&A: Why are Saracens being relegated and what happens next?
English champions Saracens will be relegated from the Premiership at the end of the season. BBC rugby union correspondent Chris Jones explains why.
18.01.2020 - 21:29

Conor McGregor v Donald Cerrone: 'Conor is a legend' - Fans take over Las Vegas
BBC Sport speaks to fans at the UFC 246 weigh-ins to find out who they would like to see win, Conor McGregor or Donald Cerrone.
18.01.2020 - 11:28

Harry and Meghan: Queen and Buckingham Palace statements in full
The couple will no longer use their HRH titles or formally represent the Queen.
18.01.2020 - 19:49


Harry and Meghan: 'They want to do something different'
The future role of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex has been agreed and the new arrangements will come into effect this spring.
19.01.2020 - 01:58


In pictures: Harry and Meghan's life together
The couple, who plan to step back from being "senior" royals, have been together for almost four years.
18.01.2020 - 20:34


Duke of Sussex: The party prince who carved his own path
From grieving his mother to becoming a father, the Duke of Sussex is used to attention from the media.
09.01.2020 - 14:00


Harry and Meghan: Your questions answered on tax, titles and trademarks
From taxes to visas, how may the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's new life work out?
18.01.2020 - 20:06

Why Meghan and Harry have Canada in their sights
Canadians are excited at the prospect that the royal couple might make Canada their home.
18.01.2020 - 20:49


Student rape reports: The battle to be believed
Women who report violent sexual assaults at university say the perpetrators are getting away with it.
15.01.2020 - 01:19


Glenfinnan's Harry Potter viaduct focus of £1.7m upgrade
A fence protecting visitors to Glenfinnan Viaduct is to be renewed and "dangerous" trees are to be removed.
16.01.2020 - 16:55


Wrestling depression in the ring: Meet Hayley the Tiny
Finding refuge in Northern Ireland's professional wrestling scene
11.01.2020 - 08:00


Australia fires: Graffiti artists' tribute to firefighters
The artists also raised money to help wildlife impacted by the worst wildfires in decades.
13.01.2020 - 19:47


Lyme disease like 'waking with a hangover' every day
A engineer forced to quit work hopes pop star Justin Bieber will raise awareness of the condition.
15.01.2020 - 01:15