Shackled siblings found in Perris, California home

Police arrest the parents of 13 children allegedly held captive, some chained to their beds.

Posted on: 16 January 2018 | 1:04 am

Carillion: Small firms' support ends in 48 hours

The construction giant spent £1bn a year with local suppliers, but many will now not be paid.

Posted on: 16 January 2018 | 12:47 am

In a hurry? Here's what you need to know this morning

Your morning briefing for 16 January 2018.

Posted on: 16 January 2018 | 12:32 am

Australian Open 2018: Novak Djokovic beats Donald Young in return to action

Novak Djokovic returns to action for the first time since Wimbledon with a one-sided win over Donald Young at the Australian Open.

Posted on: 16 January 2018 | 12:05 am

Newspaper headlines: 'Carillion's gazillions' and Iceland's plastic ban

Tuesday's papers focus on the contractor's collapse, which puts thousands of jobs at risk.

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 11:56 pm

Gospel star Edwin Hawkins dies, aged 74

The American Grammy-winning singer was best-known for the 1969 hit Oh Happy Day.

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 11:31 pm

Australian Open 2018: Johanna Konta beats Madison Brengle to reach second round

Britain's Johanna Konta makes swift progress into the second round of the Australian Open with victory over American Madison Brengle.

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 11:12 pm

Australian father's instinct helps find trapped son

The Australian man hired a helicopter after suspecting his son had been in a car crash.

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 10:18 pm

£350m Brexit claim was 'too low', says Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson says the much disputed sum - promised to the NHS - was "grossly underestimated".

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 9:16 pm

Top US gymnast Biles reveals abuse

Four-time Olympic champion Simone Biles says she was sexually abused by former Team USA gymnastics sports doctor Larry Nassar.

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 9:11 pm

Wallaby gives police slip on Sydney Bridge

The unusual sight of a wallaby bounding across the Sydney Harbour Bridge has surprised early-morning motorists.

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 9:02 pm

The gym made out of melted knives

A outdoor gym has been made out of melted-down knives collected by the police from gang members in London.

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 7:20 pm

'Staggering' trade in fake degrees revealed

Doctors and a defence contractor are among those buying bogus qualifications, a BBC probe finds.

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 7:14 pm

Man ruptures throat by stifling a sneeze

Clamping your nose and mouth shut when you need to sneeze is dangerous, doctors warn the public.

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 7:06 pm

Edible insects: Where to find the world's tastiest insects

Insects are often portrayed as a sustainable superfood - but do they taste any good?

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 7:00 pm

Winter Olympics: How good is North Korea at sport?

Reality Check looks at the sporting skills of the secretive state.

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 6:58 pm

Pulse trawling in the EU: Is it ok to 'electrocute' fish?

Some say it's an innovation, others say it's like dropping a Taser in water.

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 6:48 pm

What were you wearing? Rape victims' clothes exhibited

The powerful ‘Is it my fault?’ exhibition in Brussels aims to show clothing doesn't cause rape.

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 6:45 pm

I found my baby's father on Craigslist

Thirty-something Jessica was eager to get pregnant, but her relationships kept failing. It was time for a totally new approach.

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 6:42 pm

The Indian woman who chose a bull over marriage

Selvarani Kanagarasu, a daily wage labourer from India, shuns marriage to take care of a bull.

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 6:30 pm

Iceland aims to be plastic free by 2023

Supermarket chain Iceland says it will eliminate or drastically cut plastic packaging over five years.

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 6:16 pm

Product safety flaws 'exposed by Whirlpool danger dryers'

More than a million fire-risk dryers are still being used in UK homes, a committee of MPs says.

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 6:15 pm

Exploring the landscapes where people congregate

For more than a decade, British photographer Simon Roberts has taken pictures of events and places across England that have drawn people together in public. Here we present a small selection of his pictures.

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 6:14 pm

Trump voters grade president's first year

Four Donald Trump supporters share their views on the president's first year in office.

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 5:49 pm

Masters: Liang Wenbo hits brilliant 139 break but loses to Judd Trump

Liang Wenbo hits the highest break of the 2018 Masters so far, a fabulous 139 in the eighth frame against Judd Trump, but loses 6-4.

Posted on: 15 January 2018 | 5:16 pm