Lloyds fined £218m over Libor

Lloyds Banking Group is fined £218m for "serious misconduct" relating to key interest rates including Libor.

Posted by on 28 July 2014 | 5:22 pm

VIDEO: Ebola forces border closures

Most border crossings in Liberia are being closed to try to halt the spread of Ebola.

Posted by on 28 July 2014 | 5:12 pm

England's Gemili takes 100m silver

England's Adam Gemili wins Commonwealth Games silver in the men's 100m, with Jamaica's Kemar Bailey-Cole taking gold.

Posted by on 28 July 2014 | 5:05 pm

VIDEO: Car crashes into crowd at cruise event

A 16-year-old girl has been released from hospital following an incident at a "car cruising" event in which a vehicle ploughed into a crowd, injuring 17 people.

Posted by on 28 July 2014 | 5:03 pm

Man drowns in lake flag incident

A man loses his life during a flag incident at a lake in County Armagh.

Posted by on 28 July 2014 | 4:58 pm

VIDEO: Rain, hail and lightning cause chaos

Lightning strikes, hail, torrential rain and flash flooding cause severe travel problems across large areas of south-east England.

Posted by on 28 July 2014 | 4:50 pm

Rape reports marked as 'no crime'

New figures obtained by the BBC show that in the past four years almost 1,000 reported rapes have been dropped and marked "no crime".

Posted by on 28 July 2014 | 4:44 pm

Carlin earns Wales 800m freestyle gold

Jazz Carlin is the first female Welsh swimmer to win a Commonwealth title in 40 years as England's Sophie Taylor and Oliver Hynd also win gold.

Posted by on 28 July 2014 | 4:15 pm

Okagbare wins women's 100m gold

Nigeria's Blessing Okagbare wins the women's 100m gold in 10.85 seconds, with England's Asha Philips in fourth.

Posted by on 28 July 2014 | 4:11 pm

Ministers plan student loan overhaul

Ministers have been working on a policy that could bring major changes to England's student loan system, and possibly higher university fees, Newsnight learns.

Posted by on 28 July 2014 | 4:06 pm

Bankers 'must swear oath'

An oath for bankers should be introduced to raise accountability and standards in banking, says a think tank.

Posted by on 28 July 2014 | 4:05 pm

PM urges 'prompt' Russian sanctions

David Cameron says he and fellow European leaders agree that "strong" economic sanctions should be imposed on Russia as soon as possible.

Posted by on 28 July 2014 | 3:57 pm

MH17 jet 'downed by shrapnel'

Security officials in Ukraine say the Malaysia Airlines jet downed in eastern Ukraine suffered an explosive loss of pressure caused by missile shrapnel.

Posted by on 28 July 2014 | 3:47 pm

Man admits Help for Heroes fraud

A man admits stealing £300,000 intended for the armed forces charity Help for Heroes.

Posted by on 28 July 2014 | 3:36 pm

Qatar 2022 'dismay' at workers' pay

Organisers of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar say they are "heavily dismayed" by claims that migrants who worked on their offices are still waiting to be paid.

Posted by on 28 July 2014 | 3:25 pm

Tory MP David Ruffley to stand down

Conservative MP David Ruffley, who had been criticised after receiving a police caution for common assault, is to retire from Parliament at the next election.

Posted by on 28 July 2014 | 3:13 pm

Royals enjoy Commonwealth Games

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry enjoy Games

Posted by on 28 July 2014 | 2:59 pm

VIDEO: Busker about to hit the big time

A musician who spent 20 years busking on the streets of London is about to hit the big time with the release of his first album on a major record label.

Posted by on 28 July 2014 | 2:57 pm

Lightning kills man on US beach

One man is killed and several people are hurt following lightning strikes on crowded Venice Beach in Los Angeles, California.

Posted by on 28 July 2014 | 2:49 pm

VIDEO: Dolphin filmed in the River Severn

Marine experts have said a dolphin spotted in the River Severn in Gloucestershire will make its own way back to the sea.

Posted by on 28 July 2014 | 2:46 pm

Deadly violence in Gaza and Israel

Gaza and southern Israel see an upsurge in violence despite a plea by the UN secretary general for a cessation of hostilities.

Posted by on 28 July 2014 | 2:36 pm

VIDEO: 'Training' issue over smoke scare Tube

A Tube driver who took four minutes to open the doors of a train filling with smoke lacked training, an accident investigation report has found.

Posted by on 28 July 2014 | 2:25 pm

How faces drive first impressions

UK scientists model the physical attributes that underpin our social judgements about strangers.

Posted by on 28 July 2014 | 2:23 pm

Chicken factories given all-clear

Poultry processing plants in Llangefni and Scunthorpe alleged to have committed hygiene breaches are rated "good" and "generally satisfactory".

Posted by on 28 July 2014 | 2:20 pm

Swimming gold caps fine day for Wales

Swimmer Jazz Carlin claims Team Wales' third gold on a day when they added four medals to their tally at Glasgow 2014.

Posted by on 28 July 2014 | 2:09 pm