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Django actress on lewd conduct charge

ENTERTAINMENT - Wed, 2014-10-22 03:07
Django Unchained's Daniele Watts, who alleged she was held by police because of racial profiling, is charged with committing a lewd act in public.

Male genes linked to early death

HEALTH - Wed, 2014-10-22 02:51
The male Y sex chromosome may have a role in prolonging men's lives and fighting cancer, according to a study.

Mary J Blige to sing at 1Xtra Live

ENTERTAINMENT - Wed, 2014-10-22 02:14
Mary J Blige will perform alongside Rick Ross, Krept & Konan and Jess Glynne at the National Indoor Arena in November at 1Xtra Live.

Toy store pulls Breaking Bad dolls

ENTERTAINMENT - Wed, 2014-10-22 01:29
US chain Toys R Us pulls four action figures based on characters from the popular TV drama Breaking Bad, following a petition for their removal.

Toys R Us pull Breaking Bad dolls

ENTERTAINMENT - Wed, 2014-10-22 01:17
A US mother's petition has been successful in getting Toys R US to stop selling Breaking Bad action figures.

Tesco, what went wrong?

BUSINESS - Wed, 2014-10-22 00:01
The challenges facing its new boss

Designer Oscar de la Renta mourned

ENTERTAINMENT - Tue, 2014-10-21 19:53
The Dominican Republic declares Wednesday an official day of mourning for Dominican-born fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who has died at 82.

Slumbering lions win top photo prize

SCIENCE & NATURE - Tue, 2014-10-21 19:24
A black and white image of lions resting on a rock outcrop in the Serengeti has won the 2014 Wildlife Photographer of the Year award.

Physics reveals how nature sparkles

SCIENCE & NATURE - Tue, 2014-10-21 19:15
Researchers reveal that the same physical mechanism is behind many of nature's most dazzling shines.

The Ting Tings rediscover disco

ENTERTAINMENT - Tue, 2014-10-21 19:06
The Ting Tings return with a new disco-vibe album

Wind farms outstrip nuclear power

SCIENCE & NATURE - Tue, 2014-10-21 18:07
The UK's wind farms generated more power than its nuclear power stations on Tuesday, the National Grid says.

Ebola serum for Africa 'in weeks'

SCIENCE & NATURE - Tue, 2014-10-21 17:59
Treatments to tackle the Ebola outbreak in West Africa should become available in the coming weeks and months, says the World Health Organization.

Ebola serum for Africa 'in weeks'

HEALTH - Tue, 2014-10-21 17:59
Treatments to tackle the Ebola outbreak in West Africa should become available in the coming weeks and months, says the World Health Organization.

Yahoo profits surge on Alibaba sale

BUSINESS - Tue, 2014-10-21 15:43
Technology giant Yahoo reports profits of $6.8bn for the third-quarter, buoyed mostly by earnings from the firm's stake in Chinese firm Alibaba.

'Negligence' behind Total boss death

BUSINESS - Tue, 2014-10-21 12:45
Russian investigators say "criminal negligence" caused the crash that killed the boss of oil firm Total and the three crew members of his private jet.

Ambassador demands Top Gear apology

ENTERTAINMENT - Tue, 2014-10-21 11:55
Argentina's ambassador to the UK calls for the BBC to make a public apology after the row over an edition of Top Gear filmed in the South American country.

Timberlake settles Heat legal action

ENTERTAINMENT - Tue, 2014-10-21 10:38
Celebrity magazine Heat apologises to actor and singer Justin Timberlake and his wife Jessica Biel after publishing a "false and unfounded story" questioning their marriage.

Italian police find 1.7bn-euro fraud

BUSINESS - Tue, 2014-10-21 09:42
Italian police break a crime ring that defrauded the state of €1.7bn euros.

Tractor beam breaks distance record

SCIENCE & NATURE - Tue, 2014-10-21 09:40
Scientists have turned a laser into a reversible "tractor beam" that can repel or attract objects.

BBC Trust boss backs licence fee

ENTERTAINMENT - Tue, 2014-10-21 09:40
The new head of the BBC Trust says she believes the licence fee is the best way to fund the corporation.