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Legal bid at Court of Session to stop MPs debating Brexit deal

Thu, 10/17/2019 - 5:27am
Anti-Brexit campaigner Jo Maugham will lodge a petition at Scotland's highest civil court.

Lana Del Rey wins song of the decade at the Q Awards

Thu, 10/17/2019 - 5:19am
Video Games is named the greatest track of the last 10 years by readers of the rock magazine.

Samsung: Anyone's fingerprint can unlock Galaxy S10 phone

Thu, 10/17/2019 - 4:53am
The company promises a software fix after a British couple discover any fingerprint can unlock the flagship device.

North Korea v South Korea: Match was 'like war', says South

Thu, 10/17/2019 - 4:22am
"There was a lot of severe swearing," said South Korea's captain Son Heung-min after returning home.

Three investigating loss of phone services

Thu, 10/17/2019 - 4:07am
Three says it is experiencing "technical difficulties with voice, text and data".

Extinction Rebellion protesters target London Underground

Thu, 10/17/2019 - 3:25am
The Jubilee Line and DLR are partly suspended after incidents at three stations across the city.

Rugby World Cup: Ireland v New Zealand - Kearney, O'Mahony & Retallick start

Thu, 10/17/2019 - 3:15am
Experienced duo Rob Kearney and Peter O'Mahony are restored to the Ireland team for Saturday's World Cup quarter-final against New Zealand.

Christian Dior apologises to China over map error

Thu, 10/17/2019 - 3:14am
The French luxury brand is criticised for using a map of China that excluded Taiwan.

On this day 2009: Darren Bent scores 'beach ball' goal for Sunderland against Liverpool

Thu, 10/17/2019 - 3:05am
BBC Sport looks back at the moment Darren Bent scores for Sunderland with a deflection from a beach ball in a 1-0 win over Liverpool at the Stadium of Light.

News Daily: Brexit deal 'in the balance' and Labour veteran quits party

Thu, 10/17/2019 - 2:20am
Your morning briefing for 17 October 2019.

Hong Kong: Hecklers dragged out in new parliament chaos

Thu, 10/17/2019 - 1:51am
Security guards drag out opposition lawmakers in a second day of parliamentary protest.

Why are some of the Premier League's big clubs struggling?

Thu, 10/17/2019 - 1:23am
With some of the big clubs struggling this season, BBC Sport statistician Chris Collinson takes a look at the reasons why.

US makes Chinese diplomats say where they're going

Thu, 10/17/2019 - 12:06am
China has reacted angrily - but the US says it is merely "levelling the playing field".

Brexit: PM heads to EU summit as deal talks continue

Wed, 10/16/2019 - 11:37pm
Boris Johnson travels to Brussels as efforts continue back home to win support for his Brexit deal.

England name team to face Australia at Rugby World Cup

Wed, 10/16/2019 - 11:32pm
England head coach Eddie Jones names his team for Saturday's World Cup quarter-final against Australia.

Hong Kong protest leader Jimmy Sham 'attacked with hammers'

Wed, 10/16/2019 - 11:12pm
Photographs show Jimmy Sham of the Civil Human Rights Front lying in the street, covered in blood.

Defiant head vows to keep unregistered school open

Wed, 10/16/2019 - 8:54pm
Nadia Ali calls the pupils "happy learners" and denies the school, in south London, is breaking the law.

Genetic tests: Experts urge caution over home testing

Wed, 10/16/2019 - 8:48pm
People should not make health decisions based on genetic tests they do at home, experts warn.

Catalan protests: Region's president urges immediate halt to violence

Wed, 10/16/2019 - 8:19pm
Unrest in the Spanish region continues for a third night after the sentencing of Catalan separatists.

Ballet star Precious Adams on balancing roles with being a role model

Wed, 10/16/2019 - 8:01pm
Rising star of English ballet Precious Adams on unwittingly opening up a debate around colourism.


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