Police make Syria plea to UK women

British counter-terrorism police chiefs make an unprecedented appeal to Muslim women to urge their relatives against travelling to Syria to possibly fight in the civil war.

Posted by on 24 April 2014 | 12:43 am

Education warnings 'six years ago'

A lack of a long-term vision for education in Wales, highlighted in a critical OECD report, was first raised more than six years ago, BBC Wales has learnt.

Posted by on 24 April 2014 | 12:42 am

NI incomes rise but half UK average

Disposable income in Northern Ireland households is increasing but is less than half of the UK average, according to an economic consultancy.

Posted by on 24 April 2014 | 12:13 am

Skill deficit a concern says survey

Skills shortages are an issue in the NI construction sector as its recovery continues, according to a survey.

Posted by on 24 April 2014 | 12:13 am

Brother's death 'devastates' duchess

The Duchess of Cornwall has been left "devastated" by the news of her brother's death, Clarence House says.

Posted by on 24 April 2014 | 12:05 am

Madeleine 'clues' and Mark Shand death - papers

Madeleine 'clues' and Mark Shand death in papers

Posted by on 24 April 2014 | 12:02 am

Tories would end wind farm subsidies

The Conservatives say they will not subsidise new onshore wind farms if they win the 2015 general election.

Posted by on 23 April 2014 | 11:28 pm

Care needs to 'outstrip' family help

The number of older people in England needing care will "outstrip" the number of family members able to provide it by 2017, a think tank warns.

Posted by on 23 April 2014 | 10:26 pm

Surveyors warn of skills shortages

Skills shortages are threatening the pace of recovery of Scotland's construction industry, according to a survey.

Posted by on 23 April 2014 | 8:35 pm

Governments clash over pension costs

The Scottish government disputes UK government claims about future pension costs in an independent Scotland.

Posted by on 23 April 2014 | 8:34 pm

Mystery of missing 96-year-old woman

The disappearance of a 96-year-old woman with Alzheimer's two years ago remains "frustrating and upsetting", her great-nephew says.

Posted by on 23 April 2014 | 7:56 pm

Asthma inhalers may go into schools

Plans to allow schools to keep asthma inhalers go to public consultation, as campaigners say current rules endanger hundreds of thousands of children.

Posted by on 23 April 2014 | 7:51 pm

Tuition-fee change savings 'unclear'

A study says the public cost of higher university fees and loans is "highly uncertain" and depends on how much future graduates will earn.

Posted by on 23 April 2014 | 7:33 pm

Cornish granted UK minority status

Cornish people will be granted minority status under European rules for the protection of national minorities.

Posted by on 23 April 2014 | 7:30 pm

The real story of Frank Sidebottom

How a cult comic character inspired a major new film

Posted by on 23 April 2014 | 7:22 pm

Lib Dems 'to fight for EU cause'

Nick Clegg will pledge to speak "loudly, passionately and unequivocally" against "isolationists" when he launches the Liberal Democrat campaign for the European elections.

Posted by on 23 April 2014 | 7:13 pm

Asylum housing badly managed - MPs

A Home Office scheme resulted in asylum seekers being placed in "unacceptably poor" housing, the Commons Public Accounts Committee says.

Posted by on 23 April 2014 | 6:59 pm

Sign language dialects 'in decline'

The decline of regional dialects for the deaf

Posted by on 23 April 2014 | 6:39 pm

The unlikely debt capital of Britain

The unlikely debt capital of Britain

Posted by on 23 April 2014 | 6:09 pm

VIDEO: Tribute to youngest Hillsborough victim

The mother of the Hillsborough disaster's youngest victim has said he would have been ''very proud'' of his cousin, England Captain Steven Gerrard.

Posted by on 23 April 2014 | 4:29 pm

Jets scrambled over Russian planes

RAF fighter jets were scrambled to investigate two Russian military aircraft spotted approaching UK airspace, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) says.

Posted by on 23 April 2014 | 3:19 pm

VIDEO: Scottish referendum: An English view

Only those living in Scotland can actually vote - but what do people living in England think of the referendum?

Posted by on 23 April 2014 | 3:15 pm

VIDEO: Duchess of Cornwall's brother dies

The Duchess of Cornwall's brother, Mark Shand, 62, has died as a result of a serious head injury he sustained during a fall in New York on Tuesday night.

Posted by on 23 April 2014 | 3:12 pm

Farbrace named as England assistant

Posted by on 23 April 2014 | 1:36 pm

Men win sex discrimination pay case

Eighteen men unhappy at being paid less than their female colleagues win an equal pay claim against a university.

Posted by on 23 April 2014 | 1:16 pm