Wales surf wave generator starts up

The first waves have peeled across an artificial surf lagoon built on the site of an old aluminium works on the edge of the Snowdonia National Park.

Posted by on 30 July 2015 | 7:06 pm

AA joins protest at green changes

The AA joins green groups in warning that recent changes in energy policy will harm the climate.

Posted by on 30 July 2015 | 6:46 pm

Women solicitors paid less than men

A large pay gap between men and women solicitors has been found by research from The Law Society of Scotland.

Posted by on 30 July 2015 | 6:30 pm

VIDEO: World's longest man-made wave to open

The world's longest man-made surf wave has been unveiled in North Wales.

Posted by on 30 July 2015 | 6:09 pm

Anti-slavery powers come into force

Key parts of new legislation to combat slavery in the UK - including life sentences for people traffickers - come into force in England and Wales.

Posted by on 30 July 2015 | 6:01 pm

Plea for help over Calais crisis

Police and social services in the UK say there are seeking urgent support to deal with the impact of the Calais migrant crisis.

Posted by on 30 July 2015 | 5:55 pm

CWU backs Corbyn 'to oust Blairites'

The Communication Workers Union backs left-wing MP Jeremy Corbyn in Labour's leadership contest, saying the "grip of the Blairites" on the party must be "loosened once and for all".

Posted by on 30 July 2015 | 4:57 pm

Ferrari rumours disturbing - Bottas

Williams driver Valtteri Bottas describes speculation linking him with a move to Ferrari as "disturbing".

Posted by on 30 July 2015 | 4:37 pm

Plaid leader denies party split

Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood denies reports of a split in the party following concern about its former leader's criticism of leadership and policy.

Posted by on 30 July 2015 | 4:24 pm

Man's body found in city centre

The sudden death of a 59-year-old man in Belfast city centre is being investigated by police.

Posted by on 30 July 2015 | 3:53 pm

Murder arrest after baby girl dies

A man is arrested on suspicion of murder after the death of a baby girl in Greater Manchester.

Posted by on 30 July 2015 | 2:38 pm

Kim takes one-shot British Open lead

South Korean Kim Hyo-joo shoots a seven-under-par 65 to lead the Women's British Open at Turnberry after the first round.

Posted by on 30 July 2015 | 2:34 pm

Designer smash-and-grab gang jailed

Seven men involved in robberies on high-end shops across London are jailed.

Posted by on 30 July 2015 | 2:32 pm

Finn puts England on brink of win

Steven Finn takes 5-45 to reduce Australia to 168-7 in their second innings on the second day of the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston.

Posted by on 30 July 2015 | 2:03 pm

VIDEO: RAF 'intercepts Russian aircraft'

The Ministry of Defence has released footage which it said shows RAF Typhoons intercepting 10 Russian aircraft.

Posted by on 30 July 2015 | 1:57 pm

Kids Company charity in police probe

An investigation into a number of allegations of crime involving children's charity Kids Company has been launched by police, the BBC has learned.

Posted by on 30 July 2015 | 1:25 pm

VIDEO: Tunisia gunman's 'home had been raided'

The home of the man who killed 38 people at a tourist resort in Tunisia had previously been raided by police, according to a BBC Panorama report.

Posted by on 30 July 2015 | 1:13 pm

Ken Clarke sex accuser cleared

A man who claimed he was sexually assaulted by former chancellor of the exchequer Kenneth Clarke is cleared of perverting the course of justice.

Posted by on 30 July 2015 | 12:56 pm

VIDEO: M20 drivers face 18-hour queues

The migrant crisis in Calais means that some drivers are facing delays of up to 18 hours before they can enter the tunnel on the UK side.

Posted by on 30 July 2015 | 12:42 pm

Waste plant body man 'slept in bin'

A man whose body was found at a waste recycling plant in Bristol is thought to have slept in a bin after being turned away from a homeless shelter.

Posted by on 30 July 2015 | 12:41 pm

Farmers protest as committee meets

About 200 farmers protest at Stormont as a special meeting is held to discuss the crisis in the dairy industry.

Posted by on 30 July 2015 | 12:32 pm

Apprentice contestant found dead

Apprentice star Stuart Baggs is found dead at his home in the Isle of Man, police say.

Posted by on 30 July 2015 | 12:32 pm

PM's migrant 'swarm' remark criticised

David Cameron comes under criticism for for his description of migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean as a "swarm".

Posted by on 30 July 2015 | 12:20 pm

Top Gear: Ex-hosts sign Amazon deal

Former Top Gear hosts Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May sign up to present a new show on Amazon's streaming service.

Posted by on 30 July 2015 | 11:49 am

Prison killings at record level

There were a record number of murders or manslaughters in prisons in England and Wales last year, according to Ministry of Justice figures.

Posted by on 30 July 2015 | 11:23 am