Boy arrested over two knife murders

A 16-year-old boy is arrested over the murders of a man and a Saudi woman who were repeatedly stabbed in separate attacks in Colchester.

Posted by on 29 May 2015 | 2:48 am

Neverland ranch goes up for sale

Michael Jackson's Neverland ranch has gone up for sale for $100m, according to reports.

Posted by on 29 May 2015 | 2:30 am

Cameron and Merkel in EU reform talks

David Cameron will try to persuade German Chancellor Angela Merkel to back him over EU reforms as the two leaders hold face-to-face talks.

Posted by on 29 May 2015 | 2:28 am

VIDEO: The fans who built their own football stadium

The official opening of a new football stadium tonight is timely with the scandal engulfing FIFA.

Posted by on 29 May 2015 | 2:28 am

Buhari to assume Nigeria presidency

The winner of Nigeria's presidential election, Muhammadu Buhari, is to be sworn in as leader of Africa's most populous country.

Posted by on 29 May 2015 | 2:24 am

Pure Gym to buy LA Fitness

Pure Gym, the UK's largest gym operator, buys rival workout chain LA Fitness.

Posted by on 29 May 2015 | 2:22 am

Embattled Fifa votes on presidency

Fifa is set to vote for a new president amid a corruption scandal, with Sepp Blatter seeking a fifth term but challenged by Jordan's Prince Ali.

Posted by on 29 May 2015 | 2:20 am

Myanmar hits back on migrant blame

Myanmar refuses to be singled out for blame for the Asia migrant crisis as delegates at a Bangkok conference say the situation was at an alarming level.

Posted by on 29 May 2015 | 2:02 am

VIDEO: 'I was afraid to look in a mirror'

Body dysmorphic disorder sufferer Minnie Wright tells the BBC's John Maguire about the impact the condition has on her life.

Posted by on 29 May 2015 | 1:44 am

Hundreds of migrants rescued in Med

EU naval vessels rescue more than 700 migrants off Sicily, as Africans continue to attempt the perilous crossing from Libya.

Posted by on 29 May 2015 | 1:32 am

Double amputee had to fund own care

A mentally ill woman who had both legs amputated was wrongly forced to fund her own care for more than 14 months, the health and local government ombudsmen rule.

Posted by on 29 May 2015 | 1:23 am

US ex-speaker charged over payments

Former US House of Representatives speaker Dennis Hastert faces charges of lying to the FBI over secret payments to cover up "prior misconduct".

Posted by on 29 May 2015 | 1:20 am

Teachers 'work an extra 11 hours'

Teachers in Scotland are working an additional 11 hours a week on top of their contracted hours, according to a survey by a union.

Posted by on 29 May 2015 | 1:18 am

China executes teacher for abuse

China's top court says it has executed a primary school teacher found guilty of raping or sexually abusing 26 girls.

Posted by on 29 May 2015 | 12:34 am

Plan for housing for 1,300 students

A County Tyrone property firm is planning two developments in Belfast that will provide accommodation for almost 1,300 students.

Posted by on 29 May 2015 | 12:23 am

Council scraps 'dog exclusion' plans

A Northern Ireland council withdraws its proposals for a number of dog exclusion zones after residents express concerns.

Posted by on 29 May 2015 | 12:22 am

Patient deaths review at 'zoo' unit

A review is carried out into death rates at a Denbighshire mental health unit where it is claimed patients were treated like "animals".

Posted by on 29 May 2015 | 12:21 am

'Legal highs' ban plan criticised

Drugs charities in Wales criticise a plan to place a blanket ban on "legal highs" claiming it will drive the drugs underground.

Posted by on 29 May 2015 | 12:19 am

BBC uncovers tax avoidance scheme

Anderson Group, one of the recruitment industry's most high-profile companies, is promoting an "aggressive" tax avoidance scheme which tax experts are calling "abusive".

Posted by on 29 May 2015 | 12:05 am

Reaction to Fifa crisis continues

The fall-out from the corruption crisis engulfing Fifa carries on, David Cameron meets European leaders, and a rail strike looms.

Posted by on 29 May 2015 | 12:05 am

US prophet subway cartoon is blocked

Transport officials in Washington DC block plans by a free speech group to display a cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad on the subway.

Posted by on 29 May 2015 | 12:03 am

Calls for WW2 sinking commemoration

Campaigners are calling on the government to do more to commemorate the sinking of the troopship Lancastria, one of the worst maritime disasters of World War Two.

Posted by on 28 May 2015 | 11:07 pm

Remembering the Heysel disaster

Is the Heysel disaster English football’s forgotten tragedy?

Posted by on 28 May 2015 | 10:24 pm

Australian women 'trying to join IS'

Authorities in the Australian state of Victoria say young women are being lured by romantic notions to the Middle East to join Islamic State.

Posted by on 28 May 2015 | 9:54 pm

VIDEO: Could Nepal learn lessons from India?

Could Nepal learn lessons from India, where a 7.7 magnitude quake flattened towns and villages in 2001?

Posted by on 28 May 2015 | 9:19 pm