BBC News

  • Missing boy's 'life is in danger'The health of a five-year-old boy taken from hospital by his parents against medical advice will deteriorate rapidly as the battery on his feeding system is likely to have run out, police say.29 August 2014 5:06 pm
  • Cheating councillor 'owes taxpayer'A councillor has "absolutely no excuse" not to pay £5,000 back to a council before being sentenced for benefit fraud, a judge says.29 August 2014 4:59 pm
  • Ambulance trust fined for slownessThe East of England Ambulance Service is fined £1.2m over failures to meet emergency response times.29 August 2014 4:59 pm
  • Grandmother chases purse-stealerA "courageous" 77-year-old grandmother chases a burglar a quarter of a mile to retrieve her stolen purse, a court hears.29 August 2014 4:48 pm
  • VIDEO: Millions spent on restoring moorsHelicopters are being used to help restore peat bogs on moorland in West Yorkshire.29 August 2014 4:29 pm
  • Mayor resigns over taxi rapistA mayor has resigned after a taxi driver he recommended was found to have been convicted of rape, a council says.29 August 2014 4:27 pm
  • 'Pompeii of the North' up for saleA Roman dig site in County Durham dubbed "the Pompeii of the North" is put up for sale on behalf of the Church of England.29 August 2014 3:51 pm
  • Geese green return sparks complaintsA village, which voted to restore the number of geese on its green, is having to deal with complaints about waste around its play area.29 August 2014 3:50 pm
  • Tribute to dog rescue train victimThe family of a university graduate who was killed while trying to rescue a dog from a railway pay tribute to their "beautiful and talented" daughter.29 August 2014 3:48 pm
  • Prison has 24 inmates on the runImages of all 24 inmates on the run from a Derbyshire prison are released in an attempt to catch them.29 August 2014 3:46 pm
  • Somerset's Nosworthy to step downSomerset director of cricket Dave Nosworthy is to step down at the end of the season, a year earlier than expected.29 August 2014 3:05 pm
  • Abuse force failings 'laid bare'The police force at the centre of the Rotherham child abuse scandal admits a report has laid bare its failings over a number of years.29 August 2014 2:58 pm
  • Signed Hitler bunker photo for saleA signed photo of Adolf Hitler "discovered in the ruins" of his bunker in Berlin after his death is to be auctioned in Cheshire.29 August 2014 2:22 pm
  • Charity loom band top to be resoldA woman who auctioned a loom band garment for charity says she is disappointed after the buyer tells her he will resell it.29 August 2014 2:22 pm
  • Festival refuses Israel fundingA Bristol film festival refuses funding from the Israeli Embassy to cover travel costs for Israeli filmmakers, due to the Gaza situation.29 August 2014 1:59 pm