Top Stories

Subscribe to Top Stories feed Top Stories
BBC News - Home
Updated: 11 min 6 sec ago

Huge waves hit Tenerife in Spain's Canary Islands

1 hour 18 min ago
Footage shows the 20ft (6m) waves battering Tenerife, with homes hotels, and restaurants affected.

VIP 'paedophile ring' accuser to face trial in March

2 hours 12 min ago
Man accused of fraud and perverting the course of justice made claims that sparked a police inquiry.

Sky Sports: EFL agrees new five-year television deal worth £595m with broadcaster

2 hours 15 min ago
The EFL has agreed a new five-year TV rights deal with Sky Sports, worth £595m, despite opposition from some clubs.

Saddam Hussein memorial plaque appears on London bench

2 hours 19 min ago
"In loving memory of Saddam Hussein" read the bench plaque in Wanstead, London, but who was behind it?

Trapped hamster freed from pipe on tiny ladder in Bridgwater

2 hours 57 min ago
The RSPCA said it devised the ladder plan after several attempts to rescue the hamster failed.

Meet @JohnLewis - the John Lewis that isn't the British retailer

3 hours 10 min ago
Every year an American lecturer is mixed up with the retailer but now he has his own Christmas ad

Harry Potter actors' good-luck messages for star

3 hours 13 min ago
Film cast members say they're "rooting" for one of their own, who's appearing in a TV dancing show final.

England & Arsenal's Nobbs ruptures knee ligament

4 hours 4 min ago
England and Arsenal star Jordan Nobbs suffers a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament and may miss the Women's World Cup.

Adverse weather clips in updated driving theory test

4 hours 6 min ago
The computer-generated scenarios introduced to boost road safety also include new dusk and dawn scenes.

TalkTalk hack attack: Friends jailed for cyber crimes

4 hours 9 min ago
Matthew Hanley, 23, and Connor Allsopp, 21, accessed customers' information during the cyber attack.

Grenfell inquiry: 12-year-old victim pleaded for fire crews to hurry

4 hours 18 min ago
Jessica Urbano Ramirez, who died in the fire, made a 999 call and was told help was coming.

Pompeii dig reveals erotic Leda and Swan fresco

4 hours 23 min ago
Archaeologists unearth a colourful Roman fresco of Leda and the Swan in Pompeii.

'No fear of paralysis' for Florsch after 10-hour surgery

5 hours 13 min ago
Formula 3 driver Sophia Florsch's surgery went "extremely well" and there is "no fear of paralysis", her team principal tells the BBC.

'Black cab rapist' John Worboys to stay in prison

5 hours 22 min ago
John Worboys must stay in prison after the Parole Board concludes he is not suitable for release.

Carlos Ghosn: Renault-Nissan's relentless 'cost killer'

5 hours 49 min ago
The boss of Renault-Nissan is one of the car industry's big beasts who has revived two global giants.

Universal credit: Amber Rudd to listen to 'expert guidance'

5 hours 51 min ago
Amber Rudd says she will "learn from errors" in the new benefit system amid calls for it to be halted.

Eagles suffer record defeat as Saints win again - week 11 review

5 hours 58 min ago
New Orleans Saints make it nine wins in a row as Philadelphia Eagles suffer the worst defeat by any defending Super Bowl champions.

Michael Johnson: 'It took me 15 minutes to walk 200m'

6 hours 12 min ago
The former world record holder told the BBC about how he made a full recovery after suffering a stroke.

Wombat poop: Scientists reveal mystery behind cube-shaped droppings

6 hours 58 min ago
Scientists discover how the marsupials are the only known species producing cube-shaped faeces.

Cbeebies signing: 'He couldn't take his eyes off the TV'

7 hours 4 min ago
A deaf six-year-old gives an extraordinary reaction to Rob Delaney's CBeebies Bedtime Story told in sign language.

Pages

The Franklin Press

Mailing Address:
40 Depot Street
Franklin, NC 28744 

Phone: 828-524 2010
Fax: 828-524-8821