BBC Main News Feed

Subscribe to BBC Main News Feed feed BBC Main News Feed
BBC News - Home
Updated: 1 hour 33 min ago

Sir Tom Jones: Abuse is common in music industry too

9 hours 19 min ago
The singer tells the BBC an encounter early in his career made him feel "terrible".

Catalonia: Spain ultimatum looms over independence push

11 hours 18 min ago
Madrid is set to impose direct rule unless Catalonia's leader abandons an independence bid.

'He hid in a cupboard - we just couldn't get him to school'

12 hours 58 min ago
When Evelyn and Tony adopted Ryan at the age of seven, his special needs were not immediately apparent.

Philip Pullman: Rules of writing from man behind His Dark Materials

13 hours 13 min ago
The author gives his tricks of the trade to the BBC ahead of the publication of La Belle Sauvage.

Dare Not Linger: Mandela's book sequel launched in South Africa

13 hours 18 min ago
The follow-up to the late South African president's celebrated memoir is launched in Johannesburg.

'Serious doubts' over whether FA bosses should continue as evidence is questioned

13 hours 26 min ago
There are 'serious doubts' over whether FA bosses are fit to stay on after a "shambolic" performance at a hearing in parliament, MP Damian Collins says.

Universal credit: My five-year-old searched bins for food

13 hours 30 min ago
Some people are left near-destitute due to flaws in the benefits system, the Victoria Derbyshire programme is told.

12 tips on what to pack for a mental health hospital

13 hours 44 min ago
Like Minds: What to pack if you’re going into a mental health unit.

'Steep rise' in self-harm among teenage girls

14 hours 1 min ago
Researchers say it is likely the increase is real and not just down to better awareness from GPs.

Hundreds of families block organ donation

14 hours 10 min ago
Legally, consent lies with the deceased, but in practice, relatives' wishes are always respected.

Brexit: How are the talks really progressing?

14 hours 16 min ago
After five rounds of talks, both sides are making competing claims about progress. How much has really been made?

'Death Island': Britain's concentration camp in Russia

14 hours 32 min ago
British soldiers opened the first concentration camp in Russia in 1918, during World War One. To locals it was known as "Death Island".

100 Women: The pink bus designed to protect women from harassment

14 hours 35 min ago
Authorities in one city in Turkey have put pink women-only buses in service, designed to protect female passengers from harassment.

How Bletchley Park is your brain?

14 hours 43 min ago
As a Bletchley Park book of brainteasers is released, test your knowledge of the home of WW2 codebreakers.

Myanmar Rohingya: What you need to know about the crisis

14 hours 47 min ago
Who are they, why are they fleeing from Myanmar and what is the international community doing?

Still photographs spring to life

14 hours 56 min ago
New software animates still photos so that subjects can be made to smile and pull expressions.

What does China's congress think of Kim Jong-un?

15 hours 2 min ago
Getting views on Kim Jong-un proved quite a challenge for our correspondent at the Communist Party Congress.

Jose Mourinho must look at Manchester United, not Chelsea, says Antonio Conte

15 hours 5 min ago
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte says Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho needs to "look at himself" and not his former side.

Paper review: FA chiefs 'urged to quit' and PM pledge

15 hours 12 min ago
Questions over the future of the FA's bosses and Theresa May's promise to let EU nationals stay feature on the front pages.

One in four people 'trapped in low-paid jobs'

15 hours 13 min ago
The Social Mobility Commission says low pay is "endemic" in the UK.