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Child poverty targets ‘won’t be hit’

20 October 2014 Last updated at 10:00 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Alan Milburn: “It does seem that Britain is on the brink of becoming a permanently divided nation” The government will fail to meet its … Continue reading

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Fire at power station investigated

20 October 2014 Last updated at 10:15 The major blaze at Didcot B power station has been extinguished, the fire service said on Monday Firefighters are investigating the cause of a major blaze at Didcot B power station in Oxfordshire. … Continue reading

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Downing Street rejects Barroso claims

20 October 2014 Last updated at 10:34 Jose Manuel Barroso steps down at the end of the month Downing Street has rejected criticism from the outgoing European Commission president that Britain risks making an “historic mistake” if it leaves the … Continue reading

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Actress Lynda Bellingham dies aged 66

20 October 2014 Last updated at 09:52 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. A look at the life and career of Lynda Bellingham British actress and presenter Lynda Bellingham, who had cancer, has died aged 66, her … Continue reading

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Ebola nurse Pooley back in Africa

19 October 2014 Last updated at 16:19 By James Gallagher Health editor, BBC News website William Pooley, the British nurse who contracted Ebola while volunteering in West Africa, has returned to Sierra Leone to resume his work. He said there … Continue reading

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Paisley ‘cast influential shadow’

19 October 2014 Last updated at 15:57 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Ian Paisley’s widow Eileen and two sons Ian and Kyle paid tribute to him at a memorial service in Belfast Former first minister Ian … Continue reading

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Barroso: EU exit would harm UK

19 October 2014 Last updated at 18:36 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Jose Manuel Barroso: “Without the EU Britain will have less influence” The UK would have “zero” influence if it voted to leave the EU, … Continue reading

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Spanish nurse Ebola test negative

19 October 2014 Last updated at 20:33 Teresa Romero treated two Ebola patients in a hospital in Madrid The Spanish nurse who became the first person to contract Ebola outside West Africa has now tested negative for the virus, the … Continue reading

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Orbiters on alert as comet skims Mars

19 October 2014 Last updated at 00:05 By Jonathan Amos Science correspondent, BBC News The Hubble telescope’s view in March (original and processed) of C/2013 A1, also known as Siding Spring Scientists should get a grandstand view of a comet … Continue reading

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Tougher sentences for internet trolls

18 October 2014 Last updated at 22:29 Chris Grayling said he wanted to tackle the ‘baying cyber-mob’ Internet trolls could face up to two years in jail under new laws, Justice Secretary Chris Grayling has said. He told the Mail … Continue reading

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