Italy holds two over migrant deaths

The captain and a crew member of a boat that capsized off Libya, killing about 800 migrants, have been arrested, Italian officials say.

Posted by on 20 April 2015 | 11:49 pm

Three dead in New South Wales storm

Three people are killed in and more than 200,000 homes are without power as severe storms batter the Australian state of New South Wales.

Posted by on 20 April 2015 | 11:24 pm

South Korea PM offers to resign

South Korea's Prime Minister Lee Wan-koo offers to resign after facing accusations of accepting bribes.

Posted by on 20 April 2015 | 10:30 pm

Major warns of Labour-SNP 'mayhem'

Ex-prime minister Sir John Major is to claim that a Labour government backed by the SNP would be a "recipe for mayhem".

Posted by on 20 April 2015 | 9:52 pm

Groundhog Day set for London stage

A stage musical adaptation of classic comedy film Groundhog Day is to have its world premiere at the Old Vic in 2016.

Posted by on 20 April 2015 | 9:29 pm

Mindfulness 'option for depression'

A mindfulness-based therapy could provide a "new choice for millions of people" with recurrent depression, a study in the Lancet says.

Posted by on 20 April 2015 | 9:16 pm

AC/DC drummer Rudd pleads guilty

Phil Rudd, drummer with Australian hard rock group AC/DC, unexpectedly pleads guilty at a New Zealand court to making a threat to kill.

Posted by on 20 April 2015 | 8:20 pm

My country’s a mess and no one understands

BBC Trending presents: an idiot's guide to the Yemen conflict

Posted by on 20 April 2015 | 7:59 pm

VIDEO: Manifesto moments in 90 seconds

A summary of all seven main party montages in less than two minutes

Posted by on 20 April 2015 | 7:52 pm

Russia sets its sights on Middle East

The missile deal between Russia and Iran may mark a renewed effort by Moscow to bolster its profile in the Middle East, says Jonathan Marcus.

Posted by on 20 April 2015 | 7:30 pm

Chilcot report release date uncertain

The official inquiry into the 2003 Iraq War may not publish its long-awaited report this year, BBC Newsnight has learned.

Posted by on 20 April 2015 | 7:25 pm

Christian medic 'made to look crazy'

A Christian health worker claims the NHS made her look "a bit crazy" by disciplining her for allegedly trying to convert a Muslim colleague.

Posted by on 20 April 2015 | 7:21 pm

The constituency that is much closer to Oslo than Westminster

The seat that's much closer to Oslo than Westminster

Posted by on 20 April 2015 | 7:12 pm

Profile: Oskar Groening, 'bookkeeper of Auschwitz'

Former Nazi death camp guard on trial in Germany

Posted by on 20 April 2015 | 6:58 pm

Does a US child go missing every 90 seconds?

Does a child go missing in the US every 90 seconds?

Posted by on 20 April 2015 | 6:53 pm

Inside Mali's trafficking underworld

Inside the city migrants use to cross the Sahara

Posted by on 20 April 2015 | 6:51 pm

Making knowledge beautiful

When will men become extinct, and other elegant infographics

Posted by on 20 April 2015 | 6:45 pm

Health pills scare, and the SNP question

Tuesday's press carries warnings about vitamin and diet pills, as well as further thoughts on the role of the SNP in national politics.

Posted by on 20 April 2015 | 6:41 pm

Google help for Nessie hunters

Fans of the Loch Ness Monster are being offered a chance to explore its "habitat" using Google Street View.

Posted by on 20 April 2015 | 6:20 pm

Warning of car insurance cost rise

The cost of UK car insurance will rise over the rest of the year, according to the AA, despite a fall in the first quarter of 2015.

Posted by on 20 April 2015 | 6:16 pm

Digital health project misses target

A £10m online health project has reached less than a third of the people it set out to, the BBC has learned.

Posted by on 20 April 2015 | 6:16 pm

VIDEO: Drawing a true Victorian superhero

Ada Lovelace, arguably the first computer programmer, is being brought to life in a graphic novel.

Posted by on 20 April 2015 | 6:10 pm

Lib Dems 'to deliver opportunity'

The Scottish Liberal Democrats are to launch their manifesto, setting out plans to deliver a "decade of opportunity".

Posted by on 20 April 2015 | 6:10 pm

Turkey says it 'shares' Armenia pain

Ahmet Davutoglu says Turkey will "respectfully remember" deaths of Armenians in 1915 but stops short of recognising the killings as genocide.

Posted by on 20 April 2015 | 6:08 pm

Clegg's tax rise vow on second homes

Nick Clegg says owners of second homes in rural beauty spots could face paying double the rate of council tax under Liberal Democrat plans.

Posted by on 20 April 2015 | 6:05 pm