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VIDEO: Richard Attenborough dies at 90

ENTERTAINMENT - Sun, 2014-08-24 17:16
Nick Higham looks back at the life of the actor and film-maker Lord Richard Attenborough, who has died at the age of 90.

Iraq militants fail to take refinery

BUSINESS - Sun, 2014-08-24 16:59
Iraqi forces say they have defeated a suspected Islamic State attack on the country's largest oil refinery.

Roche buys US biotech firm for £5bn

BUSINESS - Sun, 2014-08-24 15:23
Swiss pharmaceutical giant Roche says it will buy maker of lung disease therapies InterMune for $8.3bn.

Rap producer shot at pre-MTV VMA party

ENTERTAINMENT - Sun, 2014-08-24 14:24
Three people have been injured after a shooting at an event hosted by Chris Brown.

Whole organ 'grown' in world first

SCIENCE & NATURE - Sun, 2014-08-24 13:07
A whole functional organ has been grown from scratch inside an animal for the first time, say researchers in Scotland.

Methane vents bubble up off US coast

SCIENCE & NATURE - Sun, 2014-08-24 13:04
Researchers say they have discovered more than 500 bubbling methane vents on the seafloor off the US east coast.

'Antarctic audit' for marine life

SCIENCE & NATURE - Sun, 2014-08-24 11:00
New atlas catalogues 9,000 Southern Ocean species

Iceland lowers aviation risk warning

SCIENCE & NATURE - Sun, 2014-08-24 09:48
Iceland lowers the warning level to aviation from the Bardarbunga volcano, but say an eruption "cannot be excluded".

Thumbs up for Capaldi's Doctor

ENTERTAINMENT - Sun, 2014-08-24 05:37
Critics hail Peter Capaldi's feature-length debut as the 12th Doctor, as the eighth series of Doctor Who premiered on BBC One on Saturday.

VIDEO: First birthday for panda cub Bao Bao

SCIENCE & NATURE - Sun, 2014-08-24 03:49
The National Zoo in Washington DC has been celebrating panda cub Bao Bao's first birthday.

Sir Cliff Richard quizzed by police

ENTERTAINMENT - Sat, 2014-08-23 19:51
Sir Cliff Richard has been interviewed under caution in connection with an alleged historical sex offence, South Yorkshire Police says.

The malaria mines of Venezuela

HEALTH - Sat, 2014-08-23 19:38
Venezuela's illegal mines, where malaria is on the rise

Warning over electrical brain stimulation

HEALTH - Sat, 2014-08-23 19:05
Warning over electrical brain stimulation

Warning over electrical brain stimulation

SCIENCE & NATURE - Sat, 2014-08-23 19:05
Warning over electrical brain stimulation

VIDEO: Iceland issues volcano red alert

SCIENCE & NATURE - Sat, 2014-08-23 18:26
Iceland issues a red alert to the aviation industry for the Bardarbunga volcano, meaning significant ash emissions are likely.

Iceland issues volcano red alert

SCIENCE & NATURE - Sat, 2014-08-23 17:59
Iceland closes part of its airspace after indications that an eruption has occurred under the country's biggest glacier, but airports remain open.

S Leone to punish hiding Ebola cases

HEALTH - Sat, 2014-08-23 15:00
Sierra Leone passes a law making the sheltering of Ebola patients illegal, as Ivory Coast shuts land borders to prevent the spread of the virus.

Ivorian land border shut over Ebola

HEALTH - Sat, 2014-08-23 12:45
Ivory Coast becomes the latest African country to close land borders to prevent the spread of the deadly Ebola virus on to its territory.

China film festival shut down

ENTERTAINMENT - Sat, 2014-08-23 10:58
The Chinese authorities shut down an independent film festival, which had suffered disruption in the past, on its opening day.

AUDIO: How well does comedy travel?

ENTERTAINMENT - Sat, 2014-08-23 05:47
How well does stand up comedy travel outside the US and UK?