BBC News - Home

Home - Reload - Share on Facebook


Earthshot Prize: Prince William announces five winners
Friends from Oman who turn CO2 into rock and a UK firm making packaging from seaweed are among the winners.
03.12.2022 - 00:47

Ukraine war: G7 and allies approve cap on price of Russian oil
The G7 agrees a cap of $60 a barrel on exported Russian crude, after the EU gave its backing.
03.12.2022 - 00:40

World Cup 2022: What we learned from a group stage that saw record number of upsets
BBC Sport examines the main things to come out of a thrilling group stage at the World Cup in Qatar.
03.12.2022 - 00:21


Peter Kay moved to tears in live comeback as tour kicks off in Manchester
The Bolton comedian makes a triumphant return in the first date of his first tour for 12 years.
02.12.2022 - 23:33

Takeoff: Police arrest man in fatal shooting of rapper
Takeoff, youngest of the rap group Migos, was killed last month outside a Houston bowling alley.
02.12.2022 - 23:08

Finland's Sanna Marin says Europe would be in trouble without US
"I must be brutally honest with you," Sanna Marin says. "We would be in trouble without the US."
02.12.2022 - 22:39

World Cup 2022 - Cameroon 1-0 Brazil: Cameroon out despite win over Brazil
Cameroon are out of the World Cup despite securing a dramatic victory over Brazil at Lusail Stadium in their final Group G match.
02.12.2022 - 22:30

World Cup 2022: Serbia 2-3 Switzerland - Swiss through after exciting victory
Switzerland seal their place in the World Cup last 16 following an entertaining five-goal victory over Serbia to round off the group stage.
02.12.2022 - 22:12

World Cup 2022: Vincent Aboubakar scores late winner against Brazil
Vincent Aboubakar scores a late winner against Brazil for Cameroon to claim historic 1-0 win but his goal is not enough to send them through and he gets sent off for removing his short in the goal celebration.
02.12.2022 - 22:10

Brit nominee Pa Salieu jailed for Coventry violent disorder
Brit nominee Pa Salieu attacked a man in Coventry shortly after his best friend was stabbed to death.
02.12.2022 - 21:31

World Cup 2022: Ecstasy and agony as South Korea progress at Uruguay's expense on another dramatic day
South Korea's players are overwhelmed with joy, while Luis Suarez and Uruguay cried tears of disbelief following a dramatic conclusion to Group H.
02.12.2022 - 21:02

Six children die with Strep A bacterial infection
There has been at least one death of a child in Wales but the data is not yet available for other nations.
02.12.2022 - 21:00

World Cup 2022: Best action as Luis Suarez goes through all the emotions against Ghana
Twelver years on from their controversial meeting in South Africa, Luis Suarez once again stole the show as Ghana took on Uruguay at the World Cup.
02.12.2022 - 20:36

World Cup 2022: How to take a penalty in a shootout
BBC Sport and Opta analyse the 279 World Cup shootout penalties to see the best ways to score your kick.
02.12.2022 - 20:30

Tyson Fury v Derek Chisora: Reigning WBC champion weighs in heavier for title bout
Tyson Fury weighs in heavier than Derek Chisora and warns to 'expect carnage' in their WBC heavyweight title fight on Saturday at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.
02.12.2022 - 20:26

World Cup 2022: Otto Addo resigns as Ghana boss after elimination
Otto Addo resigns as Ghana boss following their World Cup group-stage elimination.
02.12.2022 - 20:04

Tesco shoppers switching from fresh to frozen food
The supermarket boss says there have been many changes to how people shop due to the cost of living.
02.12.2022 - 19:46

Cyril Ramaphosa: South Africa leader's future in doubt amid scandal
South Africans wait with bated breath as ANC leaders adjourn crisis talks.
02.12.2022 - 18:35

World Cup: South Korea reach last 16 with dramatic last-gasp win over Portugal
Hwang Hee-chan scores a late winner for South Korea to beat Portugal 2-1 and reach the last 16 of the World Cup.
02.12.2022 - 18:01

Alex Jones files for bankruptcy after Sandy Hook verdict
He was recently told to pay almost $1.5bn (£1.2bn) for claiming a 2012 school shooting was a hoax.
02.12.2022 - 17:56

World Cup 2022: Japan goal has fans making their own VAR explainers on social media
With no images released to show why Japan's controversial winner against Spain was not ruled out, fans online have taken matters into their own hands.
02.12.2022 - 17:26

Hull University student died after suspected spider bite - inquest
Harry Bolton, 19, was found dead at his flat in Hull on 7 October 2021, an inquest hears.
02.12.2022 - 17:12

What is Strep A and what are the symptoms to look out for?
Another UK child has died from this highly contagious infection. What should people look out for?
02.12.2022 - 16:55

University of Derby: Mother suspended from lectures over baby row
Leah Foster says the university went back on an earlier deal and she is now missing valuable teaching.
02.12.2022 - 15:53

World Cup 2022: Dutch boss Louis van Gaal criticises 'negative' coverage of his side
Netherlands head coach Louis van Gaal says the "negative" criticism of his team will not distract them from trying to win the World Cup.
02.12.2022 - 15:49

Cyril Ramaphosa: South Africa's president considers future amid corruption scandal
South Africa's ruling party is discussing the president's future, after corruption allegations.
02.12.2022 - 14:55

Pakistan v England: Will Jacks says 'crazy moments' are needed to win first Test
England will need "a few crazy moments" to go their way to win the first Test against Pakistan, according to all-rounder Will Jacks.
02.12.2022 - 14:38

World Cup 2022: German media and pundits react to group stage elimination
Germany's elimination in the World Cup group stages for the second time in a row has led to a scathing reaction in the media at home.
02.12.2022 - 12:33

What is the windfall tax on oil and gas companies?
The government has extended the windfall tax on oil and gas companies.
02.12.2022 - 12:19

Big Zuu shares his budget cooking secrets
The TV chef and rapper shares his big three tips for making the most of your weekly food shop.
02.12.2022 - 10:38

Cost of living: 'Christmas is coming but everybody's worried'
Funmilayo Akinriboya runs a support group for African, Caribbean and Portuguese communities.
02.12.2022 - 07:32

World Cup 2022: Ghana aim for revenge against Uruguay for 2010 exit
Ghana face Uruguay in the Qatar World Cup, bringing back memories of their controversial meeting in the 2010 quarter-finals.
02.12.2022 - 07:21

'5G makes my phone pretty worthless'
Some users are finding the next generation of mobile internet slow and patchy, three years after it launched.
02.12.2022 - 07:04

The Papers: Harry and Meghan's 'bombshell' and calls to end strikes
Friday's papers focus on the release of Prince Harry and Meghan's Netflix trailer, and Christmas strikes.
02.12.2022 - 06:30

Egypt mothers misled into Caesarean sections - campaigner
Egypt has a high Caesarean section rate, with doctors accused of using it for cash and convenience.
02.12.2022 - 03:01

World Cup 2022: 'I am very afraid', says Qatari transgender woman
Shahd says authorities told her to remove breast tissue that grew after she began taking oestrogen.
02.12.2022 - 02:24

Scene-stealer: Child star Lenny Rush's rise to fame
The Children in Need and Am I Being Unreasonable? star on herding celebrities and improvising.
02.12.2022 - 01:47

Driven to breaking point, China's youth find a voice
Driven to breaking point by zero Covid, educated young Chinese are questioning the Communist Party's rule.
02.12.2022 - 01:24

World Cup 2022: 'Germany exit as a fallen giant of world football'
Germany's World Cup exit in the first round leaves them on the brink of joining football's 'B list', writes Phil McNulty.
02.12.2022 - 00:27

World Cup 2022: Why Japan cannot be underestimated in the last 16
Comeback kings Japan show they cannot be written off as they reach the last 16 of a World Cup full of unexpected results.
02.12.2022 - 00:27


World Cup 2022: Japan 2-1 Spain: Japan and Spain both through on dramatic night
Japan stage another extraordinary World Cup comeback to reach the last 16, with Spain fortunate to join them in the knockout stage.
01.12.2022 - 23:19

World Cup 2022: Canada 1-2 Morocco: Boss Walid Regragui says 'why not?' on winning
Morocco end 36 years of World Cup hurt by progressing to the knockout stage - then set their sights on going all the way.
01.12.2022 - 22:34

World Cup 2022: 'Time for new era' as Belgium's golden generation fails
Belgium's golden generation fails to deliver again at the World Cup - is this the end of an era for the Red Devils?
01.12.2022 - 22:21

NHS: Ambulance delays as paramedic holds for GP
When ambulance crews bring patients to hospital they are meant to be able to handover their patients to A&E staff within 15 minutes.
01.12.2022 - 20:59

Ian Blackford: Why has SNP Westminster chief stepped down?
Who is the Ross, Skye and Lochaber MP, and why has he stepped down as the SNP's Westminster leader?
01.12.2022 - 18:27

Croatia 0-0 Belgium: Early exit for Belgium as Croatia reach last 16 in Qatar
Belgium are knocked out of the World Cup at the group stage as Croatia progress at their expense with a goalless draw in Qatar.
01.12.2022 - 18:22

World Cup 2022: Canada 1-2 Morocco: Ziyech and En-Nesyri score
Morocco edge past Canada to top Group F and go through to the World Cup knockout stage for the first time in 36 years.
01.12.2022 - 18:10

Quiz of the week: Dua Lipa became a citizen of which country?
How closely have you been paying attention to what's been going on over the past seven days?
01.12.2022 - 18:09

What is it like to be repeatedly asked where you are from?
It is a question that ethnic minorities are constantly asked, but why exactly is it so loaded?
01.12.2022 - 18:05

Russian mercenary videos 'top 1bn views' on TikTok
The platform is said to be hosting hundreds of videos that celebrate the Russian Wagner group.
01.12.2022 - 14:10

House prices: What happens when they fall?
How are rising interest rates changing the housing market around the UK?
01.12.2022 - 13:26

World Cup 2022: Stephanie Frappart 'clears path for female referees'
For the first time, a men's World Cup match will be officiated by a woman, inspiring young referees.
01.12.2022 - 13:25

'We are chasing never-ending debt to pay for basics'
Citizens Advice says homeowners and pensioners are among those increasingly seeking debt advice.
01.12.2022 - 11:34

World Cup 2022: What's it like being a barber for footballers?
In Qatar for the World Cup, Sheldon Edwards - also known as HD Cutz - describes life as a footballers' barber.
01.12.2022 - 08:11

World Cup 2022: Female refs 'a positive message' for women in Qatar - Stephanie Frappart
Having females referees at the World Cup helps send a positive message over women's rights in Qatar, says Stephanie Frappart.
01.12.2022 - 07:52

Foraging in the forest as a way to make ends meet
More people are foraging from the land as a way to make ends meet, says an experienced forager.
01.12.2022 - 07:01

World Cup: Shuttle flights cast doubts on carbon-neutral pledge
Organisers promised a sustainable World Cup, but daily shuttle flights are generating huge CO2 emissions.
01.12.2022 - 03:02

The Scotland fans making their mark at the Qatar World Cup
Tartan Army members have made their mark at the tournament despite Scotland's absence.
01.12.2022 - 01:51

Ros Atkins on... The UK’s home insulation problem
BBC Analysis editor Ros Atkins looks at why millions of UK homes don’t have adequate home insulation – and what the government plans to do about it.
01.12.2022 - 01:01


World Cup 2022: 'This was the night the real Argentina stood up'
BBC Sport's Phil McNulty analyses a night that saw Argentina 'stand up' at the World Cup against a fortunate Poland.
30.11.2022 - 23:38

World Cup 2022: Australia parties at 3am as unheralded Socceroos silence the doubters
Australian fans party through the night as the unfancied Socceroos stun Denmark to reach the World Cup last 16.
30.11.2022 - 20:45

England: Ben White leaves World Cup squad in Qatar for personal reasons
Defender Ben White leaves England's World Cup squad in Qatar to return home for personal reasons and is not expected to return for the remainder of the tournament.
30.11.2022 - 20:10

World Cup 2022: The 'metro man' who has gone viral for directing fans in Qatar
BBC Sport speaks to supporters about Abubakar Abbas, who has gone viral as the 'metro man', for directing fans at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
30.11.2022 - 16:26

Cost of Living: 'The stress of rising costs and a child with cancer'
Gemma Jones has epileptic fits most days due to worrying about her daughter and the cost of living.
30.11.2022 - 07:21


Energy bills: 'We cut back but are paying three times as much'
Many households are seeing their energy bills going up despite the power they use going down.
29.11.2022 - 09:24

'We can only buy one £2.10 school meal a week for our daughter'
Alishah doesn't qualify for free school meals, but her parents are among many struggling with lunch costs.
29.11.2022 - 01:33

Christmas savings clubs help spread the festive costs
How small businesses are using savings clubs to help customers spread the cost of Christmas
29.11.2022 - 01:04


Home insulation: How can it cut energy bills?
Better home insulation could save some households hundreds of pounds a year on their energy bills.
28.11.2022 - 13:17

Cost of living: Struggling single dad flooded with offers of help
The BBC returned to give Samuel some good news.
28.11.2022 - 07:05


Cost of living: 'Each week, we are fighting to survive'
Stacey McDonnell and Darren Setford live in Leicester and are full-time carers for family members.
27.11.2022 - 01:34


How to cut your energy bills
Energy bills have gone up, but there are some easy ways households can reduce costs.
20.10.2022 - 13:48