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The strange day my father saved Harold Wilson’s life

BBC Politics News Feed - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 02:02
The strange day my father saved Harold Wilson’s life

VIDEO: Is this the new face of the £20 note?

BBC Main News Feed - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 01:57
Julia Margaret Cameron was a pioneering British photographer, and should be the face of the £20 note, says Will Gompertz.

VIDEO: Is this the new face of the £20 note?

BBC Business News - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 01:57
Whose face should grace the new note?

Email error reveals bank's EU project

BBC Main News Feed - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 01:46
The Bank of England confirms it is researching the financial risks of the UK leaving the EU after it "inadvertently" sent details of the project to the Guardian newspaper.

Email error reveals bank's EU project

BBC Business News - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 01:46
The Bank of England confirms it is researching the financial risks of the UK leaving the EU after it "inadvertently" sent details of the project to the Guardian newspaper.

Email error reveals bank's EU project

BBC Politics News Feed - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 01:46
The Bank of England confirms it is researching the financial risks of the UK leaving the EU after it "inadvertently" sent details of the project to the Guardian newspaper.

Assessing Syria's chemical weapons

BBC Main News Feed - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 01:10
For the past year, there have been reports that chemicals such as chlorine and ammonia continue to be used for attacks in Syria. So why is it so difficult to monitor what weapons Syria has?

Spain's political masters face bloody nose

BBC Main News Feed - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 01:03
Spaniards are poised to give their political masters a bloody nose in a bumper election year, reports James Badcock.

The 'Kabuliwala' Afghans of Kolkata

BBC Main News Feed - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 01:01
The Afghans who have made Kolkata their home

Does a death sentence always mean death?

BBC Main News Feed - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 00:57
Does a death sentence always mean death?

The element that made the 20th Century shine

BBC Main News Feed - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 00:53
The element that made the modern era gleam

Stage set for biggest ever Eurovision

BBC Main News Feed - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 00:50
Sweden, Russia and Italy are among the favourites to win the 60th annual Eurovision Song Contest, which takes place in Vienna later.

Who was suicide bomber Luul Dahir?

BBC Main News Feed - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 00:46
The "friendly" mother of six who killed herself in a hotel

The football fans going the distance

BBC Sports - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 00:07
Taking their seats among the 90,000 crowd for the Championship play-off between Middlesbrough and Norwich City will be some fans who have made mammoth trips to be there.

VIDEO: Electro Velvet's Eurovision diary

BBC Main News Feed - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 00:06
BBC News followed UK Eurovision entry Electro Velvet to find out what it is like to be thrust, from nowhere, into the gaze of Europe's showbiz media.

VIDEO: New braking system could save lives

BBC Main News Feed - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 00:06
Cambridge University is leading work on a new braking system that chops a fifth off the stopping distance of an HGV.

Councils urge blanket legal high ban

BBC Main News Feed - Sat, 05/23/2015 - 00:02
Councils across England and Wales call on the government to introduce a ban on the sale of legal highs.

Saturday's gossip column

BBC Sports - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 23:55
Manchester City favourites to sign Sterling, Berahino told to put career before money, Arsenal eye Lyon duo, plus more.

Catalans Dragons v Wigan (Sat)

BBC Sports - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 23:34
Team news as Catalans Dragons host Wigan Warriors in Saturday's Super League fixture at Stade Gilbert Brutus (17:00 BST).

CCTV 'switch-off' and Amazon tax move

BBC Main News Feed - Fri, 05/22/2015 - 23:31
Stories making Saturday's front pages include reports that councils are switching off CCTV cameras to save cash and that retailer Amazon has changed its tax arrangements.

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