BBC News Feed

Subscribe to BBC News Feed feed BBC News Feed
BBC News - Home
Updated: 37 min 26 sec ago

Winter Olympic 2018s: Aksel Lund Svindal wins men's downhill gold

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 04:46
Watch Norway star Aksel Lund Svindal's winning runs as he claims downhill gold at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

Why this book firm is only publishing women in 2018

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 04:42
One publishing company has taken up a challenge to put out only books by female authors this year.

Winter Olympics: Aksel Lund Svindal wins downhill gold in Pyeongchang

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 04:31
Norway's Aksel Lund Svindal becomes the oldest Olympic alpine skiing champion by storming to victory in the men's downhill.

UK blames Russia for 'malicious' NotPetya cyber attack

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 03:41
The defence secretary points finger at Kremlin for Ukraine attack, which also hit British businesses.

Winter Olympics: Great Britain women beaten by US in curling

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 03:25
Great Britain's women's team lose 7-4 to the United States in the second match of their Olympic campaign.

Brexit: EU 'removes transition punishment clause'

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 03:17
Draft text had suggested UK would lose access to single market if it broke EU laws during transition.

Rio carnival: Samba school wins with anti-corruption message

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 03:02
A samba school seals top prize with a lurid attack on corruption and social ills in Brazil.

Winter Olympics 2018: 'She's taken out the photographers' - Huge crash in the giant slalom

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 02:54
Switzerland's Lara Gut crashes out of the first run of the women's giant slalom and manages to knock down some few photographers on the way.

Steel pensions: Mis-selling scandal 'already erupting'

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 02:48
Government, regulators and "financial vultures" are criticised by an MPs' inquiry into steel pensions.

Life expectancy gap between rich and poor widens

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 02:26
Boys born in the richest areas are likely to outlive those born in the poorest by 8.4 years, a study says.

Ride-by moped thefts on the rise

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 02:24
The number of offences has risen six-fold on London's most famous high streets.

This happens nowhere else than US, says senator

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 02:12
US Senator Chris Murphy called for action to be taken to prevent shootings shortly after the Florida school attack on Thursday.

Ultra-processed foods 'linked to cancer'

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 01:48
French researchers studied effects of highly-processed foods, such as cakes, bread and chicken nuggets.

More than 1,000 driving bans given to children

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 01:47
One teenager describes driving at speeds of 135mph when he was under age.

Reality Check: How much are countries paid for UN forces?

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 01:36
Are countries that contribute troops to UN peacekeeping missions well paid?

Why there was an uproar over the name Prince in Ghana

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 01:30
The country's births registry recently tried to prevent Ghanaian children from being given royal names.

The Beauty Banks hoping to fight hygiene poverty

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 01:15
Journalist Sali Hughes hopes donating toiletries to Beauty Banks will help fight hygiene poverty.

Austria's plan to stub out smoking ban prompts health plea

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 01:13
Medical experts are urging the government to reconsider plans to introduce a smoking ban, writes the BBC's Bethany Bell in Vienna.

Blade Runner 2049: How we recreated a character

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 01:11
The filmmakers wanted one of the characters to appear in the new film looking as they did in 1982.

Underwater images: Capturing life under the surface

Thu, 02/15/2018 - 01:07
Winning photos from the Underwater Photographer of the Year competition