Video of British hostage released

A new video is released showing a British man, identified as journalist John Cantlie, believed to be held hostage by Islamic State militants.

Posted by on 18 September 2014 | 12:37 pm

VIDEO: Survivor on Lagos hostel collapse

A man who was in the church hostel in Lagos which collapsed has credited a table with saving his life.

Posted by on 18 September 2014 | 12:36 pm

R&A votes to accept women members

The Royal and Ancient Golf Club votes in favour of allowing women members for the first time in its 260-year history.

Posted by on 18 September 2014 | 12:34 pm

Malta rejects ship over Ebola fears

Malta turns away a ship travelling from Guinea over fears one person on board may be infected with the Ebola virus.

Posted by on 18 September 2014 | 12:25 pm

Murder accused 'meant business'

A man who claims he accidentally killed his ex-girlfriend was described as a "violent madman" on the day of the shooting in 2011, a court hears.

Posted by on 18 September 2014 | 12:08 pm

Bellamy does not want Cardiff job

Craig Bellamy rules himself out of the running for the manager's job at Cardiff City after Ole Gunnar Solskjaer steps down.

Posted by on 18 September 2014 | 12:05 pm

France to launch air strikes in Iraq

France's President Hollande says he is ready to launch air strikes to help Iraqi forces fighting the Islamic State group.

Posted by on 18 September 2014 | 12:04 pm

Ebola team 'held captive in Guinea'

Officials in Guinea say a team of health workers and journalists who were trying to raise awareness about Ebola may have been kidnapped.

Posted by on 18 September 2014 | 11:59 am

VIDEO: TV forecaster breaks endurance record

Eli Kari Gjengedal has broken the world record for continuous weather presenting, with 33 hours on screen.

Posted by on 18 September 2014 | 11:47 am

Struggling Fulham sack boss Magath

Fulham sack boss Felix Magath following their poor start to the season and appoint Kit Symons as caretaker manager.

Posted by on 18 September 2014 | 11:45 am

Ukraine president urges US support

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko calls on the US to provide military assistance to his country to counter pro-Russian eastern separatists.

Posted by on 18 September 2014 | 11:44 am

Tiger victim family 'wants answers'

The family of a zookeeper killed by a tiger in Cumbria, says there are still questions to be answered after an inquest reached a narrative verdict.

Posted by on 18 September 2014 | 11:43 am

Millions in historic Scottish vote

Millions of people in Scotland are heading to the polls to vote on whether the country should stay in the UK or become an independent nation.

Posted by on 18 September 2014 | 11:38 am

Alice suspect is convicted murderer

A man wanted in connection with the disappearance of schoolgirl Alice Gross was convicted of murdering his wife in Latvia, police reveal.

Posted by on 18 September 2014 | 11:04 am

India and China sign landmark deals

India and China sign 12 agreements, one of which will see China investing $20bn in India's infrastructure over five years.

Posted by on 18 September 2014 | 10:59 am

Briton killed in Santorini incident

A British man has been killed in an incident on the Greek island of Santorini, the Foreign Office confirms.

Posted by on 18 September 2014 | 10:50 am

Australia in 'beheading plot' raids

Police carry out anti-terrorism raids in Sydney sparked by intelligence that Islamist extremists were planning random killings in Australia.

Posted by on 18 September 2014 | 10:48 am

VIDEO: Police search Alice suspect's home

Police have been searching the property of suspect, Arnis Zalkalns, as they continue to investigate the disappearance of 14-year-old Alice Gross.

Posted by on 18 September 2014 | 10:47 am

Ambulance death woman 'let down'

The grieving family of a woman who died while waiting in a queue of ambulances outside a hospital says the system let her down.

Posted by on 18 September 2014 | 10:38 am

AUDIO: Sumner on 'shock' of Ian Curtis death

New Order's Bernard Sumner says the death of Joy Division bandmate Ian Curtis turned his world "upside down".

Posted by on 18 September 2014 | 10:37 am

Archbishop admits 'doubts about God'

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby says he sometimes has doubts in his belief in God, he tells the BBC.

Posted by on 18 September 2014 | 10:30 am

Users frustrated by Apple iOS update

Apple iPhone and iPad users take to social media to express their frustration over installing the company's latest software update.

Posted by on 18 September 2014 | 10:27 am

Thompson wins Laser bronze for GB

Nick Thompson wins bronze medal for Great Britain in the Laser class at the Sailing World Championships in Santander.

Posted by on 18 September 2014 | 9:57 am

Women convicted of 'pyramid scheme'

Six women are convicted of running a "pyramid scheme" in south-west England and south Wales in which thousands of people lost money.

Posted by on 18 September 2014 | 9:31 am

California wildfire doubles in size

A wildfire threatening thousands of homes in central California doubled in size overnight, burning 111 square miles (288 sq-km).

Posted by on 18 September 2014 | 9:29 am