Umunna urges Labour to back new leader

Former Labour leadership contender Chuka Umunna urges his party to unite around its new leader, whoever wins the contest.

Posted by on 1 September 2015 | 11:15 pm

Thousands more migrants reach Athens

Boats carrying thousands of migrants arrive overnight in mainland Greece, as the EU struggles to cope with an unprecedented influx.

Posted by on 1 September 2015 | 10:44 pm

Murray sees off Kyrgios in US Open

Britain's Andy Murray wins a pulsating night match against Nick Kyrgios to reach the US Open second round in New York.

Posted by on 1 September 2015 | 9:39 pm

China shares slide in volatile trade

Asian markets continue to fall on Wednesday, with Shanghai opening down more than 4% amid worries about China's growth.

Posted by on 1 September 2015 | 9:36 pm

Alarm bells over no-siren police cars

Police cars with no sirens are being used for emergency responses, delaying officers and potentially helping criminals escape arrest, the Police Federation says.

Posted by on 1 September 2015 | 9:26 pm

Has Yemen war handed Aden to jihadists?

The once tranquil port of Aden in Yemen is being steadily infiltrated by jihadists from both al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsular and the so-called Islamic State, writes the BBC's Frank Gardner.

Posted by on 1 September 2015 | 9:00 pm

Can we live with nuclear technology?

As Japan restarts its nuclear power industry, four years after the Fukushima disaster, have we learned to make peace with the technology?

Posted by on 1 September 2015 | 8:43 pm

Europe in disarray over migrants

Europe's leaders face some hugely sensitive decisions that will determine whether an open Europe can survive, says Gavin Hewitt.

Posted by on 1 September 2015 | 8:39 pm

VIDEO: When New York’s women went on strike

In August 1970, Carole de Saram joined thousands of women on a strike in New York City.

Posted by on 1 September 2015 | 8:34 pm

UK's in-out vote rules facing changes

The government is set to announce "significant" changes to its planned rules on an in-out EU referendum, Whitehall sources tell the BBC.

Posted by on 1 September 2015 | 8:29 pm

Last Shoreham victim set to be named

The identity of the last unnamed victim of the Shoreham air crash is set to be revealed later as the inquests open into the deaths of the 11 people who were killed in the disaster.

Posted by on 1 September 2015 | 8:11 pm

Intel launches Skylake processors

Intel takes the wraps off its new family of Skylake computer chips, explaining why the processors should outperform its earlier processors.

Posted by on 1 September 2015 | 8:00 pm

US swoop on secret 'steroids labs'

US federal agents arrest more than 90 people and shut down 16 underground labs making illegal steroids and other performance-enhancing drugs.

Posted by on 1 September 2015 | 7:42 pm

VIDEO: The stick figures on London's streets

The watchful eyes on Britain's streets

Posted by on 1 September 2015 | 7:36 pm

Why don't people talk about their dreams?

Have people stopped telling each other about their dreams?

Posted by on 1 September 2015 | 7:35 pm

Demand to open doors to Syrians spreading online

Is sympathy for Syrians spreading online?

Posted by on 1 September 2015 | 7:27 pm

The last woman who makes sea silk

The last woman who makes sea silk, a cloth that cannot be sold

Posted by on 1 September 2015 | 7:19 pm

Cameron launches wave of free schools

David Cameron is announcing the latest wave of free schools in England, as a step towards his manifesto pledge of 500 more over the next five years.

Posted by on 1 September 2015 | 7:16 pm

VIDEO: The lawyer whose yacht is his office

As part of the BBC's series on unusual workplaces, we talk to the New York lawyer whose yacht is now his office.

Posted by on 1 September 2015 | 7:07 pm

Learning difficulties 'over-medicated'

People with learning difficulties in the UK are being inappropriately over-medicated, patient records reveal.

Posted by on 1 September 2015 | 6:55 pm

NHS staff offered Zumba to keep well

NHS staff will be offered exercise classes in a bid to keep them fit and in work, NHS England's chief executive is set to announce.

Posted by on 1 September 2015 | 6:44 pm

House rises from ashes in Minecraft

One of Scotland's grandest country houses is recreated in the video game Minecraft to mark Doors Open Day.

Posted by on 1 September 2015 | 6:24 pm

Migrant crisis and referendum question

The migrant crisis sweeping Europe and a change to the question for the UK's referendum on the EU make the front pages.

Posted by on 1 September 2015 | 6:10 pm

Polar bears trap Arctic scientists

Pictures show how researchers at a remote Russian weather station have become trapped by a hungry pack of polar bears.

Posted by on 1 September 2015 | 5:52 pm

US picks LA as Olympics 2024 bid city

The US Olympic Committee (USOC) names Los Angeles as the US bid city for hosting the 2024 games after Boston drops out.

Posted by on 1 September 2015 | 5:47 pm