Ebola vaccine trial 'promising'

The first human trial of an experimental vaccine against Ebola suggests that it is safe and may help the immune system to combat the virus.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 4:39 pm

Ludogorets Razgrad 2-2 Liverpool

Liverpool are a win away from reaching the Champions League last 16, despite conceding a late equaliser at Ludogorets.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 4:13 pm

Arsenal 2-0 Borussia Dortmund

Yaya Sanogo scores his first Arsenal goal as they beat Borussia Dortmund to reach the Champions League knockout stage.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 4:11 pm

VIDEO: Ebola vaccine trial 'encouraging'

A trial looking at the safety of an Ebola vaccine has had encouraging results, says the chief executive of GSK.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 4:03 pm

'Plebgate' trial: 'Powerful evidence'

The QC for former chief whip Andrew Mitchell in the so-called plebgate trial has said there was "powerful evidence" the MP did not use the term.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 3:55 pm

VIDEO: Obama pardons Thanksgiving turkeys

Barack Obama carries out the annual White House tradition of pardoning two turkeys, preventing them from becoming Thanksgiving dinner.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 3:49 pm

Snow snarls up Thanksgiving getaway

Harsh weather along the US east coast has disrupted one of the busiest travel days ahead of the country's Thanksgiving holiday.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 3:29 pm

Family 'crushed' by Ferguson ruling

The family of Michael Brown, the black teenager shot dead by a policeman, say they are "crushed" by the decision not to charge Darren Wilson.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 3:20 pm

How one shooting sparked national protests

A summary of the key issues around the protests sparked by the decision not to charge a policeman over the shooting of a black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 3:13 pm

Gleision deaths public inquiry call

The parents of one of the four miners killed in the Gleision mine disaster have called for a public inquiry into the incident.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 3:11 pm

Spain minister resigns over scandal

Health minister Ana Mato resigns amid a court investigation into a massive corruption scandal over illegal payments in Spain.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 3:04 pm

Football broadcaster Montford dies

Former Scottish football broadcaster Arthur Montford, best known for STV's Scotsport programme, has died aged 85.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 3:02 pm

Commission to urge Scottish tax power

The commission on devolving powers to the Scottish Parliament is to recommend full control over income tax rates and bands, the BBC understands.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 2:53 pm

Two men die 'snorting white heroin'

Two British men have died in Amsterdam after reportedly snorting a drug thought to have been white heroin.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 2:50 pm

US police release boy shooting tapes

A 12-year-old shot and fatally wounded by police in the US city of Cleveland was told to show his hands three times before officers opened fire, say officials.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 2:40 pm

Oil price falls ahead of Opec meeting

The price of oil has fallen as Opec oil producers prepare for their meeting on Thursday and data shows crude stocks rose last week.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 2:36 pm

Tennis star Andy Murray gets engaged

Tennis star Andy Murray has got engaged to his long-term girlfriend Kim Sears, his agent has confirmed.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 1:54 pm

Moeen electrifies England but batting problems remain

Moeen Ali’s bold style of cricket lifts England but the team also needs to play smarter cricket, says analyst Simon Hughes.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 1:54 pm

Royal Mail 'scaremongering' on post

The boss of Royal Mail is accused of "scaremongering" by the business secretary, after telling MPs that there is a threat to the universal service.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 1:44 pm

Gangster Frankie Fraser dies aged 90

The criminal and contemporary of the Kray twins, "Mad" Frankie Fraser, has died aged 90 in hospital, former associate Eddie Richardson confirms.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 1:08 pm

Police 'chased autistic man for fun'

Two police officers chased an autistic man for "fun" before one attacked him, a court hears.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 12:34 pm

HK policemen arrested over beating

Seven Hong Kong policemen are arrested in connection with the beating of a pro-democracy protester in October.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 12:34 pm

Huge cocaine haul found in furniture

Police discover one of the biggest amounts of cocaine ever found in Northern Ireland in a delivery of furniture.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 12:33 pm

'Fewer adults in higher education'

The number of adults in further education in England fell after some were required to borrow to pay for their courses, official data suggests.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 12:31 pm

Minister warns of major job losses

Finance Minister Simon Hamilton warns of "considerable" job losses in the public sector, but cannot put an exact figure on cuts through voluntary redundancy.

Posted by on 26 November 2014 | 12:27 pm