Sports Direct sees sharp fall in profits

Sports Direct reports a big drop in half-year profits after being hit by the fall in the pound.

Posted on: 8 December 2016 | 1:44 am

Newspaper review: MPs back PM on Brexit timetable

MPs' support of Theresa May's plan to trigger Article 50 by the end of March features on Thursday's front pages.

Posted on: 7 December 2016 | 11:43 pm

Sharp rise

Knife crime is on the rise across the UK, but why are more young people carrying knives?

Posted on: 7 December 2016 | 11:26 pm

Knife crime: Why are more young people carrying blades?

Knife crime has risen by 9% across the UK, and in London by 16%, in the past two years. But why are more young people carrying knives?

Posted on: 7 December 2016 | 11:22 pm

Professional champion wrestler survived domestic abuse

A professional US wrestler who fights as 'Jade' survived domestic abuse and now campaigns for victims.

Posted on: 7 December 2016 | 10:58 pm

'My baby was stolen by a gang - and sold'

A police operation in Kolkata has uncovered a major baby trafficking ring in India. 13 babies have been rescued and twenty people have been arrested.

Posted on: 7 December 2016 | 10:15 pm

Boris Johnson accuses Saudi Arabia of 'playing proxy wars'

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is filmed saying Saudi Arabia and Iran are "puppeteering" in the Middle East.

Posted on: 7 December 2016 | 9:39 pm

Lady's man

News Quiz host Miles Jupp on a Radio 4 documentary that casts a new light on the early days of Ian Fleming and his most famous creation.

Posted on: 7 December 2016 | 8:35 pm

Football abuse: FA reacted 'dismissively' to protection calls

The FA reacted "dismissively" to worries about sexual abuse in the game in the 1990s, a victim says.

Posted on: 7 December 2016 | 8:06 pm

Aleppo battle: Assad says victory in city would be 'huge step'

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says a victory in Aleppo would be a "huge step" towards ending the war.

Posted on: 7 December 2016 | 7:29 pm

Paul Hollywood: Bake Off format 'to stay same'

Paul Hollywood vows that Bake Off will "stay exactly the same" when it moves to Channel 4.

Posted on: 7 December 2016 | 7:28 pm

Giraffes facing 'silent extinction' as population plunges

A dramatic drop in the giraffe population over the past 30 years leaves them vulnerable to extinction.

Posted on: 7 December 2016 | 7:10 pm

'Toxic employee'

Most of us have to deal with a disruptive colleague during our working lives, but how can a company best deal with such "toxic employees"?

Posted on: 7 December 2016 | 6:25 pm

Religious leaders push for Muslim alternative to Peppa Pig

Islamic leaders in Australia back a campaign to produce a "halal cartoon" alternative to Peppa Pig.

Posted on: 7 December 2016 | 6:21 pm

'It takes courage'

How difficult is it to be a committed vegan in a world awash with animal products?

Posted on: 7 December 2016 | 6:21 pm

Key jamming

What do you need to know about theft using car key jammers?

Posted on: 7 December 2016 | 6:20 pm

Shane Sutton: Ex-British Cycling director lost Jess Varnish case over use of word 'bitches'

A letter obtained by BBC Sport shows British Cycling cleared Shane Sutton of eight of the nine allegations made by Jess Varnish.

Posted on: 7 December 2016 | 6:20 pm

How women are winning online campaigns

Women are more successful with online campaigns than men, according to petitions website Change.org. Why?

Posted on: 7 December 2016 | 6:15 pm

Telling tales in four languages

Gcina Mhlope is a traditional storyteller who narrates her tales in four South African languages.

Posted on: 7 December 2016 | 6:14 pm

‘Objectification is not a bad thing’

Former porn star turned Bollywood movie actor Sunny Leone tells Yogita Limaye that she's ok with her 'sexy' image and 'objectification' isn't a bad word.

Posted on: 7 December 2016 | 6:13 pm

Bin Laden crash pilot 'suffering from mental overload'

A pilot may have been suffering from "mental overload" when he crash-landed, killing three members of Osama Bin Laden's family, an inquiry finds

Posted on: 7 December 2016 | 6:12 pm

Seeing double

Nearly 20 years ago a valuable portrait by Gustav Klimt was stolen from a gallery in northern Italy, in bizarre circumstances. Finally, it may be about to be returned.

Posted on: 7 December 2016 | 6:09 pm

Children's online junk food ads banned by industry

Online ads for food and soft drinks high in fat, salt or sugar aimed at children are to be limited.

Posted on: 7 December 2016 | 6:08 pm

Some psychosis cases an 'immune disorder'

Some patients with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder may have a treatable immune disorder, a study suggests.

Posted on: 7 December 2016 | 6:06 pm

Brexit: French financial regulator wooing London banks

Banks are in advanced stages of planning to shift some operations from London to Paris, says France's leading financial regulator.

Posted on: 7 December 2016 | 6:05 pm