Mother charged with murdering baby

A mother is charged with murdering her newborn baby girl whose body was found at a house in Knowle, Bristol.

Posted by on 20 September 2014 | 2:51 am

Turkish hostages in Iraq released

Dozens of Turkish hostages seized by militants in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul in June are back in Turkey, says Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu.

Posted by on 20 September 2014 | 2:30 am

William starts solo visit to Malta

The Duke of Cambridge is to celebrate Malta's 50th anniversary of independence on an official visit to the country, as a last-minute replacement for his pregnant wife.

Posted by on 20 September 2014 | 2:05 am

Ukraine deal with eastern rebels

The Ukrainian government and pro-Russian rebels agree a memorandum on a peace plan for the conflict in the east of the country, at talks in Minsk.

Posted by on 20 September 2014 | 1:43 am

Yaya Toure targets Champions League

Manchester City's Yaya Toure tells BBC's Football Focus he wants to win the Champions League for the club's fans.

Posted by on 20 September 2014 | 1:18 am

Politicians ponder Scotland's future

Politicians on both sides of the independence debate are to consider the best way ahead for Scotland after voters backed remaining in the UK.

Posted by on 20 September 2014 | 12:17 am

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Posted by on 19 September 2014 | 11:36 pm

Intruder sparks White House alert

Secret Service agents briefly evacuate part of the White House after an intruder was spotted running through the grounds.

Posted by on 19 September 2014 | 11:28 pm

Oil firm to create West Lothian jobs

Aberdeen-based Oil and gas services company Oil States announces plans to create 100 new jobs in West Lothian.

Posted by on 19 September 2014 | 10:22 pm

UK couple missing after hurricane

A British couple are reported missing off the Mexican coast after Hurricane Odile hit the country last weekend.

Posted by on 19 September 2014 | 9:10 pm

Guilty plea in US embassy bombings

An Egyptian man accused of helping to plan the 1998 bombings of US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania pleads guilty in a New York court.

Posted by on 19 September 2014 | 8:50 pm

Imams in hostage video appeal to IS

Leading British Muslim scholars make a direct appeal to Islamic State militants to free Alan Henning, a UK hostage threatened with death.

Posted by on 19 September 2014 | 7:48 pm

Court to hear Berlusconi fraud appeal

The European Court for Human Rights will hear Italian ex-PM Silvio Berlusconi's appeal against a fraud conviction, his lawyer says.

Posted by on 19 September 2014 | 7:08 pm

Russian jets intercepted off Alaska

Six Russian fighter jets are intercepted by American and Canadian planes off the coast of Alaska on Wednesday, US defence officials confirm.

Posted by on 19 September 2014 | 6:40 pm

VIDEO: Trends of the week - in 60 seconds

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Posted by on 19 September 2014 | 6:13 pm

Migrants speak of horror at sea off Malta

Migrant survivors in Malta speak of horror at sea

Posted by on 19 September 2014 | 6:10 pm

Why I'll risk my life for Ebola patients

Why I'm risking my life to help people with Ebola

Posted by on 19 September 2014 | 6:05 pm

The scary element that saved the crew of Apollo 13

The scary element that helped save the crew of Apollo 13

Posted by on 19 September 2014 | 6:00 pm

VIDEO: French launch first strikes on IS

French fighter jets have launched their first air strikes against Islamic State in northern Iraq as Kurds in northern Syria flee attacks by IS militants.

Posted by on 19 September 2014 | 5:49 pm

VIDEO: Obama: We must stop sexual assault

US President Barack Obama launches the new 'It's on Us' campaign, which aims to prevent sexual assault at American universities.

Posted by on 19 September 2014 | 4:36 pm

ICC summons Kenya leader to hearing

The International Criminal Court orders Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta to appear on 8 October, over claims his government obstructed prosecutors.

Posted by on 19 September 2014 | 4:33 pm

Catalonia approves independence vote

Catalonia's parliament votes to give its leader the power to call a secession consultation, a move the Spanish government has criticised.

Posted by on 19 September 2014 | 4:30 pm

Salmond to quit after Scots vote No

Alex Salmond is to step down as first minister of Scotland and Scottish National Party leader after voters rejected independence in Thursday's referendum.

Posted by on 19 September 2014 | 4:24 pm

Hiding currency in the Dark Wallet

The bitcoin wallet with controversial users

Posted by on 19 September 2014 | 4:18 pm

New Zealand votes in 'dirtiest' poll

Voters in New Zealand go to the polls after what is being called the dirtiest campaign in the nation's history.

Posted by on 19 September 2014 | 4:16 pm