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Frank Bough: Former Grandstand presenter dies, aged 87
The former Grandstand presenter was one of the BBC's highest-profile and highest-paid presenters.
bbc | Top Stories | 45 mins ago
Poland abortion ruling: Protesters disrupt church services
Women chant "we are sick of this" as they stage unusual protests inside churches across Poland.
bbc | World | 2 hrs ago
School meals: 'I remember going to bed with hunger pains'
A woman who grew up in food poverty and relied on free school meals says "hunger doesn't go" in the holidays.
bbc | Top Stories | 2 hrs ago
Coronavirus: Berlin breaks up 600-strong party over Covid
Police said the venue was too small for distancing, as the virus takes a toll on German festivities.
bbc | World | 2 hrs ago
Belarus protest: Police 'fire stun grenades' at demonstrators in Minsk
Police fire stun grenades at protesters in Minsk hours ahead of a deadline for the president to resign.
bbc | World | 2 hrs ago
Mass protests against Lukashenko as Belarus opposition threatens strikes
The opposition has threatened a mass walkout by workers if President Alexander Lukashenko does not resign.
bbc | World | 3 hrs ago
Royal Mail seeks record number of Christmas temps
A surge in demand from online shoppers means the company is looking for 33,000 temporary workers.
bbc | Top Stories | 4 hrs ago
Composer with dementia to release single after viral piano-playing clip
The BBC Philharmonic orchestra records Paul Harvey's song after a clip of his piano playing went viral.
bbc | UK | 4 hrs ago
Wilton Gregory: Pope Francis names first African-American cardinal
Wilton Gregory, Washington DC's archbishop, is among 13 new cardinals to be nominated.
bbc | World | 5 hrs ago
Isle of Wight: 'Ongoing incident' on board anchored tanker
Police say they are dealing with an incident on board a tanker anchored south of the Isle of Wight.
bbc | Top Stories | 6 hrs ago
Lewis Hamilton breaks Michael Schumacher's win record at the Portuguese Grand Prix
Lewis Hamilton passes Valtteri Bottas to take a commanding victory in the Portuguese Grand Prix and break Formula 1's all-time win record.
bbc | Top Stories | 6 hrs ago
US election 2020: Pence stays campaigning despite aide's Covid diagnosis
The US vice-president has tested negative himself and says he will not self-isolate.
bbc | World | 7 hrs ago
Covid-19: Lloyds staff to work from home until spring
Staff currently working from home because of the pandemic will be asked to do so until spring 2021.
bbc | Business | 7 hrs ago
Watlington Hill: Arrested man 'knew woman' found dead at beauty spot
The death of a woman, whose body was found in woodland, was "not random attack", police say.
bbc | UK | 8 hrs ago
Coronavirus: Italy shuts cinemas, gyms and pools in Covid fight
Bars and restaurants will also have to close early as the number of infections continues to rise.
bbc | World | 8 hrs ago
Doha airport in Qatar 'examined women internally' after newborn baby found
Thirteen Australians were reportedly among those inspected after a newborn was found in Doha, Qatar.
bbc | World | 9 hrs ago
Swimming with sharks at Bondi Beach
Two Grey Nurse sharks were feeding on a large school of salmon while swimmers had a morning dip.
bbc | Top Stories | 9 hrs ago
From civil rights to Smethwick: Why was Malcolm X in the West Midlands?
Why was the civil rights activist in a small industrial town in the Midlands?
bbc | Top Stories | 9 hrs ago
Covid: Bishop calls for Christmas Day 'truce'
The Bishop of Paisley wants a 24-hour "circuit breaker" put in place, comparing it to the World War One ceasefire.
bbc | UK | 9 hrs ago
Covid: South Yorkshire pub managers fear business and home loss
Customers have "fallen through the floor" since South Yorkshire went into tier three, an MP says.
bbc | UK | 10 hrs ago
Sutton-in-Ashfield dog attack: Labrador killed and man injured
A dog walker is seriously injured and his pet labrador is killed in an attack by two dogs.
bbc | UK | 10 hrs ago
Bow crane collapse family 'treated disgracefully'
June Harvey was killed when a 65ft crane crashed down on to her house in east London in July.
bbc | UK | 10 hrs ago
Europe's streets empty again
With infections rising across Europe, tighter Covid restrictions are being enforced.
bbc | World | 10 hrs ago
'Murder hornet': First nest found in US eradicated with vacuum hose
The Asian giant hornets can wipe out a colony of honeybees in hours.
bbc | Science | 10 hrs ago
Seychelles election: Wavel Ramkalawan in landmark win
The opposition wins the presidency for the first time since independence from the UK.
bbc | World | 10 hrs ago