Council chief pay-off talks continue

More talks have been held to pave the way for the chief executive of Pembrokeshire council to receive a £330,000 pay-off.

Posted by on 30 October 2014 | 7:51 am

Health cuts will mean fewer beds

Health service cuts in Northern Ireland may mean more than 100 fewer hospital beds and some wards closing at the weekend.

Posted by on 30 October 2014 | 7:50 am

Penalties 'do not stop' drug use

There is no link between tough laws and levels of illegal drug use, a Home Office study finds, sparking a policy row within the coalition government.

Posted by on 30 October 2014 | 7:48 am

Burkina Faso parliament set ablaze

Protesters angry at plans to allow Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore to extend his 27-year-rule set fire to parliament in the capital.

Posted by on 30 October 2014 | 7:46 am

MP Murphy wants Scottish FM role

MP Jim Murphy tells the BBC he not only wants to be Scottish Labour leader but has set his sights on becoming first minister of Scotland.

Posted by on 30 October 2014 | 7:46 am

Apple chief: 'I'm proud to be gay'

Apple chief executive Tim Cook has publicly acknowledged his sexuality.

Posted by on 30 October 2014 | 7:42 am

German motorway shooter sentenced

A German lorry driver who carried out hundreds of shootings on the country's motorways has been jailed for more than 10 years.

Posted by on 30 October 2014 | 7:39 am

Abbas warning over holy site closure

The Palestinian leader's spokesman calls the closure of a disputed Jerusalem holy site after the shooting of a Jewish activist a "declaration of war".

Posted by on 30 October 2014 | 7:39 am

US grows at annual rate of 3.5%

The US economy grows at an annual rate of 3.5% in the third quarter, down from the previous quarter's growth of 4.6%.

Posted by on 30 October 2014 | 7:36 am

UK can be sued over rendition case

A Libyan man can sue the UK government over claims he was illegally sent back to Libya and tortured, the Court of Appeal rules.

Posted by on 30 October 2014 | 7:31 am

'Drunk' pilot arrested before flight

A pilot for Flybe was removed from a plane and arrested on suspicion of being over the drink drive limit just before he was due to fly.

Posted by on 30 October 2014 | 7:29 am

Rocket makers probe US explosion

The builders of an unmanned supply rocket which exploded on the way to the International Space Station have vowed to find the cause of the failure.

Posted by on 30 October 2014 | 7:27 am

Is the traditional metal key becoming obsolete?

Are the days of the humble key numbered?

Posted by on 30 October 2014 | 7:26 am

BBC to show Warrington FA Cup tie

Warrington Town's FA Cup first-round tie against Exeter City will be televised live on BBC Two.

Posted by on 30 October 2014 | 7:21 am

Prince Harry supports poppy appeal

Prince Harry meets poppy sellers and celebrities at Buckingham Palace on the first stop of their tour of London in a classic 1960s Routemaster bus.

Posted by on 30 October 2014 | 7:16 am

US faces Ebola quarantine test case

A nurse who cared for Ebola patients in Sierra Leone is fighting the US state of Maine over its right to quarantine her against her will.

Posted by on 30 October 2014 | 7:13 am

Motorway fuel '£8 a tank dearer'

Filling up at a motorway service station can cost the average motorist an extra £8 a tank compared with elsewhere, the RAC says.

Posted by on 30 October 2014 | 7:05 am

VIDEO: Brits love Borgen, but cannot pronounce it

How the Borgen legacy of Birgitte Nyborg, Kasper Juul and others live on for some in Danish circles.

Posted by on 30 October 2014 | 6:41 am

Pub cannabis crop worth up to £1.8m

Four men are expected to appear in court after a cannabis haul with a street value of up to £1.8m was found in a disused Borders pub.

Posted by on 30 October 2014 | 6:39 am

VIDEO: How to build an engine in 42 seconds

Steph McGovern reports from the new Jaguar Land Rover Engine Manufacturing Centre in Wolverhampton where robots can construct an engine from its component parts in under a minute.

Posted by on 30 October 2014 | 6:34 am

VIDEO: Stars glow at Interstellar premiere

The stars of Christopher Nolan's much-anticipated Interstellar praise its "ambition" at the film's European premiere.

Posted by on 30 October 2014 | 6:22 am

VIDEO: On the buses with Prince Harry

Prince Harry meets supporters of the British Legion's London Poppy Day Appeal at Buckingham Palace.

Posted by on 30 October 2014 | 6:14 am

Prison for S Korea bullying soldiers

A military court in South Korea gives prison sentences ranging from 25 to 45 years to four soldiers involved in the death of a junior soldier.

Posted by on 30 October 2014 | 6:07 am

Tunisia secularists win elections

Tunisia's secularist Nidaa Tounes party wins 81 seats in parliament, pushing the Islamists of Ennahda into second place, official results show.

Posted by on 30 October 2014 | 6:03 am

VIDEO: Lava flow creeps toward Hawaii homes

Molten lava from a volcano eruption on Hawaii's Big Island has been flowing slowly across the island.

Posted by on 30 October 2014 | 6:00 am