BBC News

  • UK aid leaves for Nepal on RAF planeA flight carrying aid and troops is flying from RAF Brize Norton to Nepal, where many British and Irish nationals are missing.28 April 2015 2:58 am
  • Rare Spitfire sale could fetch £2.5mA rare RAF Spitfire once flown by a Great Escape veteran and painstakingly restored over five years could fetch millions of pounds for charity.27 April 2015 8:49 pm
  • Concern at 'altered police accounts'The officer leading the police investigation into Hillsborough was "extremely disturbed" when he first heard police accounts of the disaster had been changed, inquests hear.27 April 2015 8:01 pm
  • Nurse jailed for attacks on patientsA former nurse is jailed for 18 years for raping and sexually assaulting unconscious women in Oxfordshire.27 April 2015 7:21 pm
  • O'Sullivan through to quarter-finalsFive-time winner Ronnie O'Sullivan reaches the quarter-finals of the World Championship by beating Matthew Stevens.27 April 2015 7:03 pm
  • Aristocrat's son died 'violently'A Kenyan inquest into the death of the son of an English aristocrat hears from his mother who said he died 'violently' in the hands of police.27 April 2015 6:39 pm
  • 'DNA' child killer gets parole reviewThe case of a notorious child killer who became the first man to be convicted under DNA evidence is being considered by the Parole Board.27 April 2015 3:44 pm
  • Tory suspended over Miliband Jew slurA Conservative local election candidate who said she could never support "the Jew" Ed Miliband is suspended.27 April 2015 3:28 pm
  • Hull set to reject Salford requestHull FC are set to formally reject Salford's request to postpone Friday's Super League fixture.27 April 2015 3:12 pm
  • Abused were 'sexual playthings'Six women and four men go on trial accused of abusing five young children and treating them as "sexual playthings".27 April 2015 2:27 pm
  • 'Bodged' boiler led to gas 'tragedy'Fumes from a "bodged and botched" boiler at a holiday bungalow led to the deaths of two British children in Corfu, an inquest hears.27 April 2015 2:24 pm
  • Cardboard poll booths 'did not work'"Funky" cardboard polling booths that cost £11,000 are scrapped as they "simply did not work" because of "privacy and stability" issues.27 April 2015 2:13 pm
  • Could Birmingham be running capital?Birmingham wants to become the European Capital of Running27 April 2015 1:44 pm
  • VIDEO: Images of sunk WW2 US ships releasedSonar images have been released to the BBC of two American ships that were sunk during a secret D-Day operation codenamed Exercise Tiger.27 April 2015 1:08 pm
  • Sturridge doubt for rest of seasonInjured Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge may not play again before the end of the season, says boss Brendan Rodgers.27 April 2015 10:12 am