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VIDEO: Nasa announces manned space missions

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 00:00
The US space agency Nasa has chosen Boeing and SpaceX to build a new generation of spaceships to carry astronauts to the International Space Station.

Tidal turbine firm signs power deal

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 23:54
The developers of a tidal energy scheme in the Pentland Firth sign a deal to sell electricity generated by the project.

Gutierrez having cancer treatment

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 23:30
Newcastle and Argentina midfielder Jonas Gutierrez says he had a testicle removed after being diagnosed with cancer.

VIDEO: US 'would consider Iraq ground troops'

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 23:25
US ground forces could be deployed against Islamic State (IS) militants if the current US-led strategy fails, top US General Martin Dempsey has said.

VIDEO: Leonardo DiCaprio's UN climate role

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 23:08
The Hollywood actor, Leonardo diCaprio, has been appointed as a United Nations representative on climate change.

Liverpool 2-1 Ludogorets Razgrad

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 22:48
A late Steven Gerrard penalty gives Liverpool a dramatic victory after Mario Balotelli scores his first goal for the club.

Chief defends Kashmir flood response

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 22:45
The top official in Indian-administered Kashmir defends the response to the region's worst flooding in decades, which have killed more than 200.

Murder arrest in 'one punch' killing

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 22:15
A man is arrested on suspicion of murder over the "one-punch" killing of a man in Manchester.

Ebola global security threat - Obama

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 22:14
US President Barack Obama calls the Ebola outbreak in West Africa a threat to security worldwide while announcing a larger US role, including 3,000 troops, to help fight the virus.

Ospreys and Blues monitor Halfpenny

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 22:10
Ospreys join Cardiff Blues in monitoring Leigh Halfpenny after Toulon president raises questions over the player's contract.

VIDEO: Controlled explosion on US bridge

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 21:59
Part of a bridge has been demolished near Paducah in Kentucky, in the US.

Borussia Dortmund 2-0 Arsenal

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 21:51
Arsenal make a losing start to their Champions League campaign as Borussia Dortmund secure a deserved victory.

Rangers 1-0 Inverness CT

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 21:43
Rangers set up a Scottish League Cup third round meeting with Falkirk after earning a 1-0 win over Inverness Caledonian Thistle.

Nasa backs Boeing's astronaut design

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 21:42
Boeing is the big winner in a competition for a new American system to take astronauts into orbit - a capability lost when the shuttles retired in 2011.

Son killed 'in reincarnation bid'

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 21:24
Garry Lockhart tells the High Court he killed his son Michael after strangling his wife Janet so they could "come back together as a family".

Pennsylvania police 'killer' named

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 21:22
Pennsylvania State Police identify a suspect in the killing of one state trooper and the wounding of another on Friday.

Sound piece wins £8,000 drawing prize

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 21:09
A sound piece, a 75-second description of a Roman pot, wins a prestigious prize for drawing for the first time in its 20-year history.

Woman injured in house fire dies

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 21:02
A woman in her 50s who was injured in a house fire in County Tyrone has died in hospital.

Fiji coup leader faces electorate

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 20:37
Fiji's coup leader and former military ruler Frank Bainimarama faces voters in the first election since he seized power in 2006.

Global firms 'need new tax rules'

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 20:27
Moves to tackle corporate tax avoidance on a global scale are unveiled by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).