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Taking the robot dog for a walk

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 14:18
A new sophisticated robotic dog has been developed - but what is Spot actually for?

Beth Tweddle forgives her bullies

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 14:06
British former gymnast Beth Tweddle says she's forgiven the online bullies who attacked her on Twitter.

VIDEO: Payout over French baby mix-up

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 13:57
Two French families whose babies were swapped at birth 20 years ago win more than two million euros in compensation.

Canyon cut by short, savage floods

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 13:56
Geologists find that a huge canyon in Iceland was created by a few short days of catastrophic flooding, separated by thousands of years.

'Shelling' in South Sudan's oil town

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 13:48
South Sudan accuses rebels of shelling the oil town of Bentiu, in what the UN calls the most serious violence since a ceasefire deal on 1 February.

Van Gaal disputes long-ball claims

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 13:45
Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal displays a set of diagrams to contest claims his side are using long-ball tactics.

VIDEO: Who is Delhi leader Arvind Kejriwal?

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 13:45
BBC News profiles anti-corruption activist Arvind Kejriwal who will take charge of Delhi.

Patent giant gets first court payout

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 13:44
Controversial patent giant Intellectual Ventures defeats cybersecurity firm Symantec after convincing a jury that two of its inventions had been infringed.

Day in pictures: 10 February 2015

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 13:19
Images from around the world: 10 February

EU law targets foreign rogue drivers

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 13:10
Drivers who commit traffic offences in another EU country will be pursued for fines at home, under a new EU draft law.

Bath crash: Three men and girl died

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 13:09
Three men from south Wales are killed, along with a four-year-old girl, after a truck crash in Bath, Somerset.

Tax office could not share HSBC data

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 13:08
HM Revenue & Customs says it was prevented from sharing information about HSBC's possible role in tax evasion by an international agreement.

The case for a non-white Spider-Man

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 13:07
The case for a non-white Spider-Man

VIDEO: Mother films as shelling nears home

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 13:06
Separatist forces have carried out rocket attacks on a key military headquarters and a residential area at Kramatorsk, officials say.

Mandelson in 'body language' warning

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 13:02
Lord Mandelson backs Ed Miliband's business policies but warns him about using the right "body language".

Girl, 4, among Bath truck crash dead

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 13:00
A four-year-old girl walking with her grandmother was among the four people killed in a tipper truck crash in Bath on Monday.

Australia in 'extinction calamity'

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 12:58
The introduction of the fox and cat from Europe is having a devastating impact on native mammals in Australia, say scientists.

Warnings over smart device privacy

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 12:53
People who use smart devices that monitor what they do will have to get used to giving up some privacy, warns a top technologist.

No central record of school governors

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 12:48
Despite heightened scrutiny of school governors after the Trojan Horse scandal, it emerges that the education department has no central list of governors' identities.

Ukraine battles rage ahead of summit

Tue, 02/10/2015 - 12:46
Fighting intensifies in eastern Ukraine as government forces and pro-Russian rebels try to make gains ahead of possible peace talks on Wednesday.